Camp­bell pins down 100th win

Boy­er­town’s Camp­bell se­cures 100th win of high school ca­reer

The Boyertown Area Times - - FRONT PAGE - Staff re­ports


CUM­BER­LAND VAL­LEY >> David Camp­bell reached a per­sonal mile­stone in the course of Boy­er­town’s visit to the Cum­ber­land Val­ley Win­ter Duals. The Bears fin­ished sec­ond, a 47-27 loss to Northamp­ton in the cham­pi­onship match com­ing af­ter wins over host CV (34-32), Erie McDow­ell (65-14) and North­ern York (48-22).

Camp­bell reached the 100-win mark for his scholas­tic ca­reer with a 3-1 show­ing at 126. The big win came against North­ern York, where a 3:04 pin of Mitch Wag­ner made him the Boy­er­town pro­gram’s lat­est 100-win achiever, join­ing twin brother Jakob and 23 other Bears.

The Bears’ show­ing was headed by 4-0 out­ings from Chris Berry (152, 160), Hunter Vo­gels (160, 170) and Matt Wilde (113). Eli­jah Jones, Michael Por­reca and Jakob Camp­bell all went 3-1, with Ma­son Gro­hoski 2-1.

BOY­ER­TOWN 76, PHOENIXVILLE 0 >> The Bears claimed all 14 bouts en route to a PAC win over the visit­ing Phan­toms on Jan. 4.

Chase Stehman opened it up with a pin in 2:22 at 106 while Con­nor Nei­wswen­der fol­lowed with another win by fall at 120. Boy­er­town rat­tled off four con­sec­u­tive pins, spear­headed by Brett Brei­dor (138), fol­lowed by Chris­tian Fox (145), Evan Mor­timer (152) and book­ended by Chris Berry at 160. Hunter Vo­gels fol­lowed with a 14-1 ma­jor de­ci­sion at 170.

Boys bas­ket­ball

SOUD­ER­TON 61, BOY­ER­TOWN 50 >> Mike Bealer’s ef­fort was enough to lift Soud­er­ton to a con­vinc­ing vic­tory on Jan. 7.

Bealer’s 28 point (six 3-point­ers) was key to the Big Red rac­ing out to a 41-21 lead be­fore hold­ing on for the dou­ble-digit win.

Mar­cus Thomas and Jack McCloskey led the Bears with 10 points apiece.

NOR­RIS­TOWN 65, BOY­ER­TOWN 62 >> The Bears saw Mar­cus Thomas’ big night go for naught as they were edged by the Ea­gles in PAC play on Jan. 5.

Thomas had a sea­son-high 28 points, com­ple­mented by Jerry Kapp’s 19. But their ef­forts couldn’t get Boy­er­town to com­plete its re­bound from a 20-10 first-quar­ter deficit.

Girls Bas­ket­ball

BOY­ER­TOWN 50, NOR­RIS­TOWN 22 >> Abby Kapp scored a game-high 19

points and Lind­say Hil­le­gas scored her first var­sity points as the Bears beat the Ea­gles in PAC Lib­erty Divi­sion ac­tion on Jan. 6.

Katie Arm­strong and Vic­to­ria Boal­ton each chipped in seven points while Hil­le­gas fin­ished with a lone bas­ket as Boy­er­town jumped out to a com­mand­ing 32-9 lead by the half and cruised the rest of the way. Ash­ley Schools led Nor­ris­town with seven points. BOY­ER­TOWN 38, SPRINGFORD 34 >> The Bears jumped out to an 18-7 lead af­ter the first quar­ter and used that early ad­van­tage to hang on for a PAC Lib­erty Divi­sion win over the Rams on Jan. 3.

Katie Arm­strong led the way with 15 points while Abby Kapp fol­lowed with 12 for Boy­er­town, which was held score­less dur­ing the sec­ond quar­ter. Mad­die Haney led Spring-Ford with 10 points while Syd­ney Wag­ner fol­lowed with seven.

Boys swim­ming

BOY­ER­TOWN 116, SPRINGFORD 54 >> Ivan Es­cott and Pa­trick Lance each won two in­di­vid­ual events to key the Bears’ win over the Rams in their PAC meet.

Es­cott fin­ished first in the 200 free (1:48.51), 100 back (56.28), with Lance do­ing the same in the 50 free (23.03) and 100 free (50.81). Noah Can­cro was a two event win­ner for Spring Ford in the 500 free (5:18.31) and the 100 breast (1:06.60).

Girls swim­ming

BOY­ER­TOWN 111, SPRINGFORD 59 >> Cara Megill, Gra­cie McKee and Emily Dra­bick led the Bears’ sweep of first place in all events on the way to their PAC vic­tory over the Rams.

Megill scored firsts in the 200 IM (2:23.15) and 500 free (5:29.03). McKee topped the 50 free (26.59) and 100 fly (1:07.51), and Dra­bick headed the 100 free (57.31) and 100 back (1:06.27).


Boy­er­town’s David Camp­bell poses with a con­grat­u­la­tory sign af­ter se­cur­ing his 100th win of his high school ca­reer at the Cum­ber­land Val­ley Win­ter Duals. The Bears fin­ished sec­ond, fall­ing to Northamp­ton in the cham­pi­onship match.

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