Shanahan sweeps Rams in districts
Top-seeded Bishop Shanahan stayed unbeaten by thumping Spring-Ford, 3-0, in the second round of the District 1 4A volleyball playoffs Thursday.
The Eagles won by scores of 25-20, 25-12, 25-19.
Alexa Wright led the way with nine kills, Cara Shultz added 14 kills and Alexa Marcum had six kills.
Shanahan will host Hatboro-Horsham in the quarterfinals Tuesday. The Monarchs earned a berth in the District 1 Class AAA semifinals with a 25-18, 25-21, 26-24 victory. Both Emily Wynne and Christine Kovell, who were instrumental in their season, missed the match due to injury, which altered what Villa could do on the court.
“I saw a lot of energy and enthusiasm in this game from the girls,” said Villa head coach Peggy Evans “We had a lot of injuries, and two crucial injuries right before this match (Kovell and Wynne). We had a freshman and a sophomore out there playing but honestly I couldn’t be more proud, those girls hung in there strong.” had eight goals and drew three ejections as the Friars (6-1, 17-4) cruised to the Inter-Ac victory. Steven Salle had two goals, seven assists, four drawn ejections, four steals and three blocks. Seamus Flynn and Brennan Robinson had two goals each, while Sean Oates, Zach Maher, Andrew Knaus and Patrick Hineman contributed single tallies.
Arianna Polk ran a personal best time of 19:49 to finish in eighth place overall at the CIAA Cross Country Championships in Richmond, Virginia. The Lions placed sixth as a team with 149 points. Senior Genae Butler was the second Lincoln runner to finish, crossing the line in 27th place with a personal best time of 21:24.22.