Spartans hampered by West-Mont

Solebury School field hockey lost to visiting West-Mont Christian Academy, 4-1, on Monday. West-Mont scored two quick goals, but Solebury battled back, getting a goal from senior Sofia Giangrasso on an assist by freshman Emma Salerno. West-Mont made it 4-1 before halftime. The teams played even in the second half with neither finding the back of the cage.

Spartans secure tie with Foundations

Solebury School boys’ soccer and Foundations Academy tied, 3-3, on Monday. The Spartans trailed, 2-1, at the half. Navarrow Wright scored in the 3rd minute on an assist from Eric Yin for Solebury. In the second half, the Spartans’ Dylan Foley scored a pair; he was assisted both times by Sam Benson, in the 54th and 55th minutes. Solebury held a 14-9 edge in shots. Ben Weil made six saves for the Spartans, who are 2-8-1 overall and 2-1-1 in the Penn-Jersey League.

Panthers triumph over Wissahickon

Quakertown girls’ volleyball got back into the win column with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-20) victory over Wissahickon on Monday. Stats for Quakertown: Lindsay Beck, 10 kills, one ace, seven digs; Shiann Alpha, seven kills, one block; Skylar Lee, six kills, eight aces; Ellie deGruchy, four kills, one block; Ashley Morris, nine digs, two kills, two aces; MacKenzie Mahler, 25 assists, six digs, one kill, one ace; Lauren Kunkle, six digs, two aces, one kill; Mary Kate Finlayson, three kills; Casey Cunnane, three digs; and Kelsey Gallagher, one kill.

Ferro, Borys qualify for districts

New Hope-Solebury’s Lynn Ferro and Larissa Borys advanced to districts starting Wednesday by finishing runner-up to Lower Moreland’s Allison Oblon and Elizabeth Berzin, 7-6, 6-3, at Saturday’s Bicentennial Athletic League doubles championship. The Lions defeated Lower Moreland’s Sophie Arno and Maddie Rosenthal, 6-3, 6-2, in the semifinals.

Titans ground out win over Ghosts

CB South football went to the ground early and often to eclipse Abington, 34-25, on Friday. Three Titans reached the century mark in the run game: Joe Bechta went for 118 yards on 15 carries and one touchdown, Sam Thompson lugged the pigskin 14 times for 111 yards and two scores, and Nate Norris toted the football 17 times for 102 yards and two touchdowns. Norris also finished with 12 total tackles and one sack on defense. Pat Fleisch had a sack and a forced fumble.

Lions going back to states

New Hope-Solebury golf will have an opportunity to defend its state team championship. The Lions knocked off Moravian Academy (328) and Lansdale Catholic (337) by posting a four-player total of 324 on Friday in a sub-regional to qualify for states. “The team battled through very tough, windy and cold conditions,” head coach Brian Demby said. Clay Asplundh and Nate Hiriak each shot a 79, Ben Wiseman had an 81 and Nina Kouchi checked in with an 85.

Spartans welcome three to town

For the first time since 2009, Solebury School cross country hosted a meet on campus on Thursday. Three teams were in attendance for both the girls and boys. Villa Victoria, Solebury and two runners for New Jersey United Christian Academy ran for the girls. Top finisher for Solebury was senior captain Alexandra Morrow, who was second overall in 26:45. Fourth overall went to sophomore Cally Kerrigan. Alexis Molgat, Caitlin Miller and Sarah Waldon rounded out the scoring runners with a total of 39 points. Villa Victoria won the meet over Solebury with a total of 22 points. For the boys, the Spartans’ London Green took the lead from the start and set a course record, finishing first overall in a time of 18:58.34. Senior Nick Lavery finished third in 20:03.80. Kyle Miller, Devon Brewster, Andrei Benoliel and Curtis Thompson were eighth, ninth, 10th and 11th, respectively, in 22:35.06, 22:43.68, 22:47.28 and 23:08.34. Kieran Thayer was the seventh finisher for Solebury. Solebury finished with a total of 31 points, putting the Spartans ahead of New Jersey United Christian Academy’s 43 points and Calvary Christian’s 60 points.

Ferro, Borys advance to semis

New Hope-Solebury’s doubles team of Lynn Ferro and Larissa Borys earned a spot in Saturday’s Bicentennial Athletic League semifinals at Lower Moreland. The Lions defeated Calvary Christian’s Avery Griffith and Ashley LaSage, 6-1, 6-0, in the second round on Thursday. New Hope’s Mariah McGlone and Morgan Grabarz beat Tiffany Mu and Melea Ruth of Christopher Dock, 6-4, 6-0, in the first round and fell to Lower Moreland’s Allison Oblon and Elizabeth Berzin, 6-0, 6-1, in the second.