Quakertown’s Josh Schwarz took a pass from Hillary Scott on a corner in overtime and banged it home to give the Panthers field hockey team a 2-1 victory over North Penn on Wednesday. Schwarz also assisted on Sara Reigh’s first-half goal. “Quakertown goalie Maddie Calder was outstanding with 13 saves,” Panthers head coach Melinda Lepko said. The Maidens had more shots on goal, 14-10.
Quakertown field hockey was blanked by Central Bucks South, 6-0, Tuesday at War Memorial Field. The Titans held an 18-4 advantage in shots. Maddie Calder came up with 12 saves for the Panthers.
Gabby Dontonville, off an assist by Becky Gerhart, lifted Quakertown field hockey to a 1-0 victory at Palisades on Monday. Dontonville’s tally came with 1:08 remaining in the second half. The Panthers improved to 2-1 on the season, while the Pirates suffered their first setback in four tries to open the 2013 campaign.
Quakertown field hockey had a game to remember Tuesday. The Panthers crushed Cheltenham, 10-0, behind sophomore Emma McLaughlin’s four goals and one assist. Junior Josh Schwarz added two goals and three assists. Also contributing were: junior Dylan Reid, one goal, one assist; sophomore Becky Gerhart, one goal, four assists; sophomore Hillary Scott, one goal, two assists; senior Sara Reigh, one goal; and junior Chris Chookagian, one assist.
Plymouth-Whitemarsh handed Quakertown field hockey its first loss of the season, 2-1, Friday in the opener for both squads. Aurora Mills scored both goals and Rachel Konowal added both assists for P-W. Emma McLaughlin registered the Panthers’ lone goal.
Junior Kim Hitchcock scored three goals as Central Bucks West field hockey opened its season with a 5-3 victory Friday afternoon at William Tennent. Seniors Elena Romesburg and Erick Fiorelli also connected for the Bucks. Junior Brianna DeAngelis stopped seven shots in goal for CB West.