Boys’ tennis tripped up
April 15, 2013
Solebury School boys’ tennis lost to Barrack Hebrew Academy, 5-0, Monday. 1st singles: Alex Woods (BH) def. Dan Jablonowski (S), 6-3, 7-6. 2nd singles: Michael Cahana (BH) def. Asaf Davidov (S), 6-2, 6-2. 3rd singles: Dan Cahana (BH) def. Nico Lamby (S), 6-1, 6-4. 1st doubles: Jared Raikin and Adam Black (BH) def. Joe Smokonich and Hal Liu (S), 6-4, 7-5. 2nd doubles: Jeremy Goodman and Ethan Enhorn (BH) def. Justin Berger and Chen Yal (S), 6-3, 6-2.
Pennington downs girls’ lacrosse
April 15, 2013
Visiting Pennington took down Solebury School girls’ lacrosse, 16-7, Monday. Pennington led at the half, 10-0. Rebecca Brady and Claire Boylan each found the back of the net three times for the Spartans. Stasia Babicki also added a goal.
Girls’ soccer advances to championship game
Oct. 23, 2012
Solebury School girls’ soccer earned a hard-fought win against Doane Academy in the Penn-Jersey League semifinals, 3-1, Tuesday. The Spartans will play for the Penn-Jersey League championship on Thursday. Sophomore Cassidy Patterson scored the first goal for Solebury in the 21st minute. Patterson placed a free kick outside the 18 high and in the upper right corner of the goal. Doane tied the game in the 32nd minute with a shot from the right corner that slipped past junior ’keeper Tavorsia Talley. Doane and Solebury battled to overtime where junior striker Hadiyyah Graves scored in the 13th minute to secure Solebury’s lead by dribbling down the right side of the field and delivering a hard shot on goal. Senior midfielder Claire Boylan scored the final goal in the 16th minute of overtime after dribbling through the midfield and placing a long shot just over the ’keeper’s head from outside the 18. Solebury players put on an impressive show with especially hard playing by juniors Tess Richards, Susan Huang, Lena Renniger and Julie Meisinger-MacDonald.
Girls’ soccer succumbs to PDS
Oct. 18, 2012
Solebury School girls’ soccer played tough but lost to Princeton Day School, 7-0, Thursday. Solebury’s Tavorsia Talley impressed, finishing with a career-high 35 saves in goal.
Balanced attack fuels boys’ soccer
Oct. 15, 2012
Six different players scored Monday for Solebury School boys’ soccer as the Spartans rolled over Morrisville, 7-2. Depositing goals were Garrett Vail, Matt Ludak, Daniel Sheriff, Taylor Goldberg, Nathan Frenze and Dean Linkroum. Dakota Morrow had 4 saves for Solebury. With the victory, the Spartans clinched the top seed for the upcoming Penn-Jersey League playoffs. Solebury has won seven in a row.
Life Center derails girls’ soccer
Oct. 12, 2012
Solebury School girls’ soccer was shut out by Life Center Academy, 4-0, on Friday. The Spartans were able to hold Life Center to just one goal in the second half. Solebury had 13 shots on goal; junior goalkeeper Tavorsia Talley had 10 saves in net for the Spartans.
Boys’ soccer finds touch late
Oct. 12, 2012
Solebury School boys’ soccer scored three unanswered goals in the second half en route to a 5-3 victory over Life Center Academy on Friday. Daniel Sheriff, assisted by Matt Ludak, tied the game in the 53 rd minute. Matthias Erdmann and Garrett Vail gave the Spartans their winning margin in the 57 th and 58 th minutes. Justas Janonis and Vail scored first-half goals. Solebury held a 20-12 advantage in shots on goal. The Spartans are 9-3 overall.
Vail powers boys’ soccer past AFS
Oct. 10, 2012
Garrett Vail scored twice in the second half as Solebury School boys’ soccer outmuscled Abington Friends School, 4-0, Wednesday. Matthias Erdmann and Wyatt Bonner also knocked in goals for the Spartans. Matt Ludak had two assists; Nathan Frenze had one. Solebury held a 16-8 advantage in shots. Dakota Morrow had three saves for the Spartans, who improved to 7-3 overall and 3-0 in the Penn-Jersey league.
Boys’ soccer blasts Pine Forge
Oct. 2, 2012
Solebury School boys’ soccer blistered Pine Forge Academy, 5-0, Tuesday. The Spartans scored all five of their goals in the first half, courtesy of Garrett Vail (two), Matt Ludak, Taylor Goldberg and Justas Janonis. Ludak also had two assists. Matthias Erdmann and Alex Kim had assists, as well. Solebury held a 20-4 advantage in shots. Dakota Morrow earned his first shutout in goal for the Spartans, who improved to 6-3 overall.
Girls’ soccer takes pair
Oct. 1, 2012
Solebury School girls’ soccer routed Mercy Academy, 6-0, Monday in Penn-Jersey league play. The Spartans scored all six of their goals in the first half. Sophomore Cassidy Patterson scored four goals, and Lena Renninger had the other two. Junior goalkeeper Tavorsia Talley earned her second shutout of the season. The next day, Solebury downed Girard College, 6-3. Patterson scored in the second minute of play on a breakaway and in the 26th minute. In the second half, Renninger and senior captain Claire Boylan notched two more goals and Patterson added another pair. The Spartans’ next match will not be until next Wednesday when they travel to Perkiomen for their fourth non-league game of the season.
Girls’ soccer slips to Doane
Sept. 28, 2012
Solebury School girls’ soccer lost under the lights to visiting Doane Academy, 3-1, Friday. The Spartans outshot Doane by a significant margin. The game was scoreless at the break. Sophomore Cassidy Patterson scored the Spartans’ only goal off of a hand ball, which resulted in a penalty kick in the 73rd minute. Said head coach Christine Mineva: “Many players had strong showings in the game, including senior captain Claire Boylan with multiple crosses and shots on goal, senior captain Hadiyyah Graves, Patterson, junior Susan Huang and junior goalkeeper Tavorsia Talley, who held up strong against Doane’s offense.”
Boys’ soccer takes thriller from Doane
Sept. 28, 2012
Under the lights at Solebury School, the Spartans boys’ soccer team nipped Doane Academy, 1-0, Friday, as Matthias Erdmann assisted Garrett Vail in the 54 th minute. Solebury held a decided advantage in shots, 20-5. The Spartans improved to 5-3 (2-0 Penn-Jersey). “Alex Kim and Wyatt Bonner led Solebury’s defense and helped Ethan Clearfield to earn the shutout,” Solebury head coach Eric Soroka said.
Vail, Ludak lead boys’ soccer to W
Sept. 25, 2012
Garrett Vail and Matt Ludak each recorded two goals as Solebury School boys’ soccer knocked off Girard, 5-3, Tuesday. It was the Spartans’ first league game. Ludak also had two assists. Asaf Davidov scored for Solebury, as well. He was assisted by Danny Sheriff. The Spartans held a 23-6 advantage in shots. Solebury returns to action on Friday night when they host Doane Academy underneath the lights.
Girls’ soccer wins easily over Mercy
Sept. 25, 2012
Solebury School girls’ soccer won its second league game in as many tries Tuesday over visiting Mercy, 8-1. Senior captain Claire Boylan paced the Spartans with two goals in the first half and two in the second, one being a well-placed shot in the upper-right hand corner of the goal off of a direct kick. She also assisted on three goals. Junior captain Hadiyyah Graves also scored twice in the first half, along with sophomore defender/midfield Cassidy Patterson scoring in the 18th minute. Sophomore Lena Renninger also scored in the 49th minute. Junior Tavorsia Talley was a strong force in the net, allowing only a single goal off a penalty kick in the 28th minute. On Monday, Solebury lost to South Hunterdon, 5-1. Renninger scored the Spartans’ only goal in the 47th minute. Solebury is looking ahead to its third league game on Friday against rival team Doane Academy, which will be held at Solebury School under the lights at 7 p.m.
Ludak gives River Cup to boys’ soccer
Sept. 24, 2012
Assisted by Dean Linkroum, Matthew Ludak scored in the 75th minute as Solebury School boys’ soccer downed South Hunterdon, 3-2, Monday in the first game for the River Cup. Alex Kim (assisted by Asaf Davidov) and Matthias Erdmann (Garrett Vail) also scored for the Spartans, who outshot the Eagles, 23-10, for the game. Ethan Clearfield made 5 saves for Solebury; his counterpart, South Hunterdon’s Jonathan Wendeborn, stopped 9 shots. The Spartans improved to 3-3; the Eagles fell to 2-5. Erdmann is pictured with the ball Monday at South Hunterdon. (Photograph by Beverly Berkeley.)
Princeton knocks off boys’ soccer
Sept. 22, 2012
Solebury boys’ soccer lost a tough game to Princeton Day School, 4-1, Saturday. Matthias Erdmann scored the lone goal for the Spartans on a penalty shot in the 58th minute. PDS outshot Solebury, 26-7. Ethan Clearfield stopped 10 shots between the pipes for the Spartans.
Goldberg, Ludak propel boys’ soccer
Sept. 21, 2012
Taylor Goldberg and Matt Ludak knocked in goals and Ethan Clearfield saved five shots to earn the shutout as Solebury School boys’ soccer won a non-league game, 2-0, over Perkiomen School on Friday. Goldberg was assisted by Ludak in the 21 st minute, and Ludak was assisted by Garrett Vail in the 74 th minute. The Spartans outshot Perkiomen, 21-11. Solebury improved to 2-2 on the season.
Boys’ soccer falls short to Shipley
Sept. 19, 2012
Solebury School boys’ soccer lost a heartbreaker to Shipley, 3-2, Wednesday. Justas Janonis scored unassisted in the 8th minute for Solebury. Matthias Erdmann, assisted by Garrett Vail, netted the Spartans’ second goal of the contest in the 53rd minute. Ethan Clearfield came up with 8 saves for Solebury, which fell to 1-2 on the season. “Matthias Erdmann and Garrett Vail were present all over the field for Solebury,” Spartans head coach Eric Soroka said. “Asaf Davidov, Alex Kim and Wyatt Bonner all contributed excellent efforts for Solebury.”
Boys’ soccer shut out by New Hope
Sept. 13, 2012
Solebury School boys’ soccer was blanked by New Hope-Solebury, 2-0, Thursday afternoon. The Lions outshot the Spartans, 19-8. Sophomore Ethan Clearfield had 10 saves for Solebury (1-1 overall). “Matthias Erdmann played well for Solebury and registered a shot that glanced off the post,” Solebury head coach Eric Soroka said. “Julian Dahl and Wyatt Bonner anchored a defense that stood up to a well-organized and talented offense.”
Boys' soccer shuts out ANC
Sept. 11, 2012
Solebury School boys’ soccer opened its season Tuesday with a non-league win, 3-0, over Academy of the New Church. Ethan Clearfield (three saves) recorded the shutout in goal for Solebury, and Matthias Erdmann notched a goal and an assist in his Solebury debut. Garrett Vail and Julian Dahl also scored. The Spartans travel to local rival New-Hope Solebury on Thursday.