Big win over Spring-Ford for Boyertown girls volleyball
BOYERTOWN 3, SPRING-FORD 2» The Bears claimed the final two sets to rally back and claim a five-set victory during their PAC match against the Rams.
Set scorers were 20-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-21 and 15-8.
Taylor Jones posted 12 assists, five kills, four aces and three digs while Julia Smith posted 12 digs, two aces and two assists. Emily Wolfe posted five kills, five blocks and three digs while Emma Ludwig posted 12 assists, seven digs and seven kills.
BOYERTOWN 3, GREAT VALLEY1» The Bears rebounded from an opening-set loss to handle the Patriots in nonleague action. Boyertown’s sets of 25-22, 27-25 and 2826 came after Great Valley scored a 25-23 victory in the opener.
Emily Wolfe had 10 kills for Boyertown. Taylor Jones added eight kills and Emma Ludwig seven. METHACTON 3, BOYERTOWN 2» They went the distance before the Warriors outlasted the Bears in their PAC contest. Methacton picked up the first and third sets (25-23, 25-18) and Boyertown took the second and fourth (25-20, 25-21) to set the stage for the Warriors’ deciding 16-4 fifth set.
For Boyertown, Emma Ludwig had 18 assists, seven kills and eight dig; Emily Wolfe added nine kills and five blocks; and Taylor Jones contributed 15 assists and 13 kills.
PIAA FOUNDATION » Naomi Hillen had the best individual finish of the local runners competing in the invitational event at Hershey’s Parkview 5K course.
The Pottsgrove sophomore placed fifth in the girls AAA race, clocking a 19:41. She was the lone entry from the Pioneer Athletic Conference to finish in the Top 30, running behind winner Grace Forbes of Strath Haven (18:53), runner-up Hannah Lindgren of North Allegheny (19:17) and the Fox Chapel duo of Sarena Seeger and Grace Sisson.
On the boys’ side, Boyertown’s Christian McComb ran a sixth-place 16:27 race. Matt Varghese of Methacton was 20th in 16:57, followed by Linus Blatz of Owen J. Roberts (21st, 17:02), Alex Pingitore of Daniel Boone (33rd, 17:18), Methcton’s Garrett Campbell (37th, 17:26) and Joseph Power of Spring-Ford (38th, 17:27) and Thomas Damiani of Owen J. (40th, 17:31).
It was offense by committee.
The Boyertown boys soccer team had plenty of players contributing to its 11-0 victory over Pottstown Thursday. A total of 10 Bears scored goals while five others assisted on tallies in this Pioneer Athletic Conference divisional crossover game.
Noah Barnes headed a balanced offensive, scoring two goals and assisting on two others. Jagger Sokol had one goal and assist to his credit, with Matt Selders getting credit for a pair of assists.
Other Boyertown players who got in the scoring act were Kolby Houck, Matt Esz, Derek Dierolf, Drew Benning, Ryan Burkhardt, Brandon Barbary, Ben Fetterman and Beckett Wenger. Credit for assists went to Chris Davis, Gavin McCloskey, Tyler Seidel and Luke Moser. BOYERTOWN 1, WEST CHESTER HENDERSON 1 » The Bears played to a draw in their non-conference matchup against W.C. Henderson.
Matt Kerr scored off a feed from Landon Wenger for Boyertown’s lone score while Sam Martin scored fro Henderson. Mason Kurtz and Tanner McCafferty each came away with a save in goal for Boyertown.
BOYERTOWN 0, PERKIOMEN VALLEY 0 » The Bears hit the post three times during their tie with the Vikings in PAC Liberty Division play.
Riley Hill made 10 saves for Perk Valley while Maddie Gallagher had five stops for Boyertown. BOYERTOWN 5, POTTSTOWN 0» Samantha Goffice had a goal and an assist while leading the Bears to a PAC crossover victory over Pottstown at The Hill School.
Also scoring for Boyertown (4-3-1) were Sam Elwell, Maddy Monka, Kayley Mattis and Lauren Moccia. Aimee Toscano and Bria Smith were credited with assists.
BOYERTOWN 1, SOUTHERN LEHIGH 0 » Emma Elwell scored an unassisted goal to lift Boyertown (5-3-1) to the non-league victory.
POTTSTOWN 0, BOYERTOWN 0» The Trojans and Bears played to a scoreless tie during their PAC divisional crossover matchup.
Lillian Stirk and Chaisy Jules combined for 13 saves for Pottstown while Jayla Holloway made a defensive save during the overtime period. Laura Wigand needed to make just one save for Boyertown.
PERKIOMEN VALLEY 204, BOYERTOWN 222 » The Vikings had three players part of a four-way tie for low-score honors, and they factored in a victory over the Bears at Hickory Valley G.C.
C.J. Bono, Ryan Horenci and Gabe Gentleman all turned in 40s as PV reported five of the day’s seven lowest rounds. John Engle also checked in at 40 for Boyertown, with Brandon Staniszewski following at 41.