Cornelius de Weever took a pass from Matt Ludak and scored in the 67th minute as Solebury School boys’ soccer got by N.J. United, 2-1, on Wednesday. The game was tied at the half, 1-1. Milo Luciano assisted Ludak in the 7th minute for the Spartans’ first goal. Solebury held a 19-5 advantage in shots. Dakota Morrow registered three saves for the Spartans (5-8, 3-5 Penn Jersey). “Ben Slattery and Matt Keefe paced the defense for the Spartans,” head coach Eric Soroka said.
In a battle of unbeatens Monday night in East Rockhill, Pennridge girls’ soccer pulled out a 3-2 victory over visiting Central Bucks East. Sophomore Emma Loving scored both goals for the Patriots, in the 5th and the 75th minutes. Senior Jackie Stevens had two goals for the Rams, in the 20th and the 60th minutes. Senior Andrea Caya had the other goal for Pennridge. She headed in a corner kick off the foot of Julia Rufe with 1:17 remaining in the first half.
New Hope-Solebury boys’ soccer scored three unassisted goals as the Lions shut out Lower Moreland, 3-0, on Thursday. Matt Barile found the back of the net in the first half, and Jack Natale and Christian Oliveira, via a PK, in the second.
Calvary Christian scored three goals in the first half to silence Solebury School girls’ soccer, 3-0, on Thursday. “Solebury’s best chance [to score] came from tri-captain Cassidy Patterson, as she took a shot from outside the 18-yard box that was saved by Cavalry’s ’keeper,” Spartans head coach Lisa Bernardini said. “The second half was better for Solebury, keeping Cavalry from scoring any more goals. Solebury had first chances to score, but couldn’t convert. Solebury’s ’keeper, Tavorsia Talley, made a couple great, athletic saves to deny goals from Cavalry. This was Solebury’s last regular season league game.”
Solebury School boys’ soccer lost between the raindrops Thursday, falling 4-3 to Doane Academy. The game was tied at 2-2 at halftime. Matt Ludak scored on a pair of free kicks for the Spartans. Ludak also assisted on Milo Luciano’s tally in the 10th minute. Doane won the game in the 79th minute. Doane outshot Solebury, 14-12. Dakota Morrow had nine saves for the Spartans.
Shannon Gibat scored with 6:25 remaining as Quakertown girls’ soccer downed North Penn, 1-0, on Wednesday. Erinne Finlayson grabbed six saves for the Panthers. Both teams took six shots. “Defensively, Callie Hubicki, Jenna Joseph, Robin Kramme and Courtney Waite were stalwarts for Quakertown,” head coach Mike Koch said.
Solebury School boys’ soccer was handed a 7-0 setback to Life Center on Wednesday. Life Center poured it on in the second half, outscoring the Spartans, 5-0. Life Center also took 15 more shots than Solebury, 19-4. Dakota Morrow had 10 saves for the Spartans, who are 4-7 overall and 2-4 in the Penn-Jersey.
Solebury School girls’ soccer lost to Life Center Academy, 3-1, Wednesday. “After three quick goals by Life Center, tri-captain Hadiyyah Graves got the ball in the box and found fellow tri-captain Cassidy Patterson open behind the 18-yard box, and Patterson one-timed a line-drive shot to the back of the upper left corner of the net to make the score 3-1 at the half,” Spartans head coach Lisa Bernardini said. “Both teams had some close chances for goals in the second half; however, both teams were kept from scoring and defended well enough to keep the final score 3-1. Solebury’s ’keeper made 16 saves and Life Center’s ’keeper, Kenya Donovan, made three.”
Shannon Gibat scored a hat trick as Quakertown girls’ soccer dispatched CB South, 4-0, on Tuesday. Jami Soriano had two assists, while Hailee Stauffer and Gibat each had one. Katie Crouthamel scored the first goal of the game for the Panthers. Erinne Finlayson amassed six saves for Quakertown; Emily Polcino had eight for the Titans, who were outshot, 12-6.
Solebury School boys’ soccer came up short to Perkiomen, 2-1, on Friday. The Spartans outshot Perkiomen, 13-10. Matt Ludak, from Milo Luciano, scored the only goal for Solebury in the 44th minute. Dakota Morrow managed seven saves for the Spartans, who are 4-6 overall and 2-3 in the Penn-Jersey.