Solebury School field hockey made it interesting, outscoring Friends Select, 3-1, in the second half, but it wasn’t enough as Friends pulled out a 5-3 victory on Friday. Friends Select led, 4-0, at intermission.
Helped by a 31-4 shot differential, Central Bucks West field hockey shut out Quakertown, 4-0, on Tuesday. The Bucks also had 15 corners to the Panthers’ three. Dani Dundas, Taylor Mason, Bryn Boylan and Kim Hitchcock all scored for CB West. Boylan and Hitchcock each also added an assist. Rylee Lawler amassed 16 saves for Quakertown.
Quakertown field hockey dropped Pennridge, 4-0, on Friday. The Panthers led at the half, 2-0, behind goals from Megan Thompson (Becky Gerhart assist) and Gabby Dontonville. In the second half, Elaina Abramson (Emma McLaughlin assist) and Hillary Scott (Thompson and McLaughlin assists) found the back of the cage to double Quakertown’s advantage. The Panthers outshot the Rams, 11-5. “We were able to execute on our corners, scoring two goals on seven corners,” Quakertown head coach Alyssa Maltese said. “We also moved the ball well up the right side and our forwards created some nice open spaces with their cuts to score our other two goals. The defense did a tremendous job keeping the other team from scoring. We executed our gameplan fairly well and will be looking to build on this win and continue with this momentum going into the second half of our season.”
Quakertown field hockey gave Central Bucks South all it could handle in a 2-0 setback on Thursday. The game was scoreless at halftime, but the Titans deposited two goals in the second half to post the shutout. Laura Zakzrewski and Emily Cliggett connected for CB South, which outshot Quakertown, 20-8. Rylee Lawler made 13 saves for the Panthers. “[We] had some scoring opportunities early in the game, missing tipped shots just wide of the cage,” Quakertown head coach Alyssa Maltese said. “South scored quickly in the second half off a nice penalty corner set-up. … We are taking this game as a learning experience and are going to continue to work together to make strides to move the program in the right direction.”
Solebury School field hockey lost to George School, 5-1, on Tuesday. Jill Kirk notched a hat trick for George School. Denia Campbell scored the only goal for the Spartans.
Quakertown field hockey routed Central Bucks East, 5-1, on Tuesday. Gabby Dontonville had two unassisted goals in the second half for the Panthers. Also scoring for Quakertown were: Megan Thompson, Becky Gerhart and Hillary Scott. Olivia Jackson had an assist for the Panthers. Riley Donnelly assisted on Abbey Butler’s first-half goal for the Patriots. Quakertown outshot CB East, 13-8. Rylee Lawler blocked five shots for the Panthers; Betty Wesney had eight saves for the Patriots.
Solebury School field hockey fell to Perkiomen, 6-0, on Thursday. Spartans goalie Afra Boateng managed 10 saves. Megan McIntyre stopped seven shots for Perkiomen.
Quakertown field hockey lost on the road to North Penn, 9-2, on Tuesday. The Panthers scored both of their goals in the first half: Emma McLaughlin, assisted by Elaina Abramson, and Becky Gerhart, assisted by Abramson. Amanda Laessig finished with a hat trick for the Maidens; Casey O’Donnel scored two.
Quakertown field hockey downed visiting Palisades, 3-1, on Monday. Hillary Scott scored a pair for the Panthers. Gabby Dontenville added a goal and an assist. Ashley Volpe pumped in the Pirates’ lone goal. She was assisted by Kaylin Stenson.
Becky Gerhart had three goals and an assist as Quakertown field hockey snuck by Spring-Ford, 5-4, on Saturday. Emma McLaughlin added a goal and two assists, while Tori Bright had a goal and Anna Thompson an assist in the triumph.