Tag Archives: Soccer

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.

Crouthamel lifts Panthers to W

Lauren Pursel assisted Katie Crouthamel in the 76th minute as Quakertown girls’ soccer edged Hatboro-Horsham, 2-1, on Tuesday. Victoria Sturgess also scored for the Panthers. Her goal in the 38th minute gave Quakertown a 1-0 lead at the half. The Panthers held a 16-5 advantage in shots. Morgan Small made three saves for Quakertown.

Pursel connects, Panthers win

Quakertown freshman Haley Pursel scored her second goal of the game in the second overtime as Panthers girls’ soccer nipped Souderton, 2-1, on Tuesday. Katie Crouthamel assisted on both tallies. Pursel’s first goal came 10 minutes into the second half to put Quakertown up, 1-0. Tori Dowdy scored the equalizer for Souderton with five minutes left in the match. “Souderton applied a lot of pressure, but defenders Carley Peacher, Grace Kave and goalkeeper Morgan Small held true until Pursel scored the game-winner 15 minutes into overtime,” head coach Mike Koch said.

Spartans succumb to Barrack Hebrew

Solebury School girls’ soccer was tripped up, 3-1, at Barrack Hebrew Academy on Thursday. “Both teams took turns creating solid scoring opportunities, but Barrack Hebrew struck first with a blast from 25 yards that just slipped under the crossbar,” head coach Timothy Hall said. “Solebury continued to apply pressure and was rewarded when freshman Addie Groth-Tuft finished off a fine combination with a beautiful left-footed drive. The score remained tied until well into the second half when Barrack Hebrew managed to slip in another tally. Solebury’s girls continued to apply pressure but couldn’t provide the finishing touch. The weather made for a challenging day, but Solebury’s girls showed outstanding resolve in gamely battling to the final whistle.”

Calvary comes on strong in second

Solebury School boys’ soccer lost to Calvary Christian, 5-1, on Thursday. The Spartans were down, 1-0, at halftime. Cullen Lloyd netted a hat trick for Calvary. Dylan Foley deposited the lone goal for Solebury in the 70th minute. Ben Weil made five saves between the pipes for the Spartans, who fell to 1-5 overall and 1-1 in the Penn-Jersey League.