Pennridge boys’ volleyball won at Upper Dublin, 3-0 (25-16, 25-10, 25-20), on Monday. For the Rams, setter Brad Nase had 32 assists, four blocks and two aces. Ben Chinnici managed eight kills and eight digs; Max McVaugh chipped in 10 digs. As for kills, Alex Vellner, Devon Rice and Sam Handy all had five, while Vince Kauders, Brandon Greb and Jon Long all slammed home three.
New Hope-Solebury girls’ lacrosse stumbled to Jenkintown, 18-9, on Monday. Bailey Jaronski had a whale of a game for the Lions, depositing five goals and two assists. Maggie Dougherty had three goals and Cameron Costello one to round out the scoring for New Hope. Jenkintown outshot New Hope, 21-20. Hannah Reszka stopped 11 shots in goal for the Lions.
Vinny LaCava went the distance, allowing one unearned run and striking out seven, as Quakertown baseball posted a 2-1 victory Monday over Central Bucks East. Jake Reed went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a run scored for the Panthers. Jon Potynski went 1-for-3 with a run scored. LaCava helped himself with a sacrifice-fly RBI. “We made mistakes, but none of them affected the next play,” Quakertown manager Jon Pallone said. “Every single player was in the game mentally all seven innings. Our intensity and focus was the best it has been for all seven innings all year.” Pat Reilly scored the lone run for the Patriots.
Central Bucks East boys’ lacrosse clinched the SOL Continental Conference with a 15-6 victory over visiting Souderton on Monday. The Patriots are 13-3 overall (10-0 in SOL Continental play) with two league games left. Matt Vetter’s five goals led CB East. Matt Heim added three goals and Matt Schmidt two. Andrew Del Brocco was 10 of 14 faceoffs. Patriot goalies Sean McGovern, Ryan Schupp and Ryan Cataldo combined for seven saves. The CB East defense was led by Dustin Buchanan, Will Dempster and Mike Eveland. The Patriots were up, 10-2, at the half.
Quakertown boys’ volleyball lost to Cheltenham, 3-1 (25-11, 25-22, 21-25, 25-22), on Friday to fall to 6-9 on the season. Xavier Villanueva handed out 31 assists for Quakertown. Dylan Flor (12 kills, two blocks), Josh Morgan (10 kills, five digs), Lucas Schan (six kills, five blocks), Mike Dierolf (five kills, four digs) and Coulton Terry (eight blocks) all contributed for Quakertown, as well.
Quakertown baseball came up short to North Penn, 7-6, on Friday. Leading the Panthers offensively were: Sage Fuhrmeister (2-for-3 with a double), Cam Delisle (2-for-2 with a double and two RBI) and Jake Reed (2-for-4 with a double and two RBI).
Pennridge boys’ volleyball soundly defeated Souderton, 3-0 (25-21, 25-13, 25-12), on Friday. Henry Savage (six kills, five blocks), Ben Chinnici (six kills, three blocks, nine digs, two aces), Alex Vellner (six kills, three blocks, five digs), Kolby Smith (five kills, nine digs) and Devon Rice (five kills, four blocks, three aces) all led the kill parade for the Rams. Brad Nase had 31 assists.
Pennridge boys’ volleyball dropped Quakertown, 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-14), on Thursday. The Rams, who are 11-2 on the season, were led by: Kolby Smith, eight kills, six digs, four aces, two blocks; Alex Vellner, six kills, seven digs, three aces; Vince Kauders, five kills, five blocks, two aces; Steve Braun, three kills, seven digs, two aces; and Brad Nase, 26 assists, two blocks.
New Hope-Solebury girls’ lacrosse defeated visiting Solebury School, 13-6, on Thursday night. Cameron Costello and Kelly Hayden each finished with a hat trick for the Lions. Taylor Wittman had two goals for the victors. For the Spartans, Stasia Babicki scored a hat trick, while Shannon Foley netted a pair. Bailey Jaronski managed three assists for New Hope; Maggie Dougherty added two.
Quakertown boys’ track improved to 3-3-1 with an 88-50 victory Tuesday over Hatboro-Horsham. 300 hurdles: Lambinus (Q), 44.6. 4×800: Hatboro-Horsham, 8:27.0. 100: Gablein (HH), 11.4. 1,600: Shelly (Q), 4:49.2. 400: Ciccarone (Q), 53.8. 4×100: Hatboro-Horsham, 46.1. 110 hurdles: Wright (Q), 15.4. 800: Comber (HH), 2:02.2. 200: Wright (Q), 22.8. 3,200: Balla (Q), 10:28.4. 4×400: Quakertown, 3:42.1. High jump: Lambinus (Q), 5-2. Long jump: Wright (Q), 19-8. Triple jump: Lee (Q), 35-3. Shot put: Schwartz (Q), 38-7.25. Discus: Varichione (Q), 118-3. Javelin: Magnant (HH), 149-2.