Spring-Ford girls ten­nis claims PAC ti­tle

Rams down Up­per Me­rion to cap un­beaten PAC sea­son

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The Spring-Ford girls ten­nis team put the clamps down on an un­beaten Pi­o­neer Ath­letic Con­fer­ence ti­tle run with a 6-1 win over Up­per Me­rion on Sept. 27.

Tori Alexan­der set the tone for the Rams (11-0 PAC, 12-1 over­all) at first sin­gles with a 6-1, 6-0 de­ci­sion over Sa­hara Is­lam while Kathryn Al­varez fol­lowed with a 6-0, 6-1 de­ci­sion at sec­ond sin­gles. Hai­ley Koz posted the Eagles’ lone win— a 7-5, 7-6 (5) win at third sin­gles.

Spring-Ford swept its way through the dou­bles bracket with Maddy Mor­ris/Lau­ren Oster­mann

post­ing a 6-2, 6-2 de­ci­sion at first dou­bles while Bianca Care­sosa/Ri­ley Burke fol­lowed with a 6-1, 6-1 win at sec­ond dou­bles. METHAC­TON 7, PERKIOMEN

VAL­LEY 0 » The War­riors spoiled the Vik­ings’ Se­nior Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Day fes­tiv­i­ties by sweep­ing their PAC hosts on Sept. 27.

Methac­ton’s best in­di­vid­ual show­ing came at sec­ond dou­bles, where the team of Rachel Dorn and Angie Kuang scored a 6-1, 6-0 ver­dict. PV’s best out­ing was third dou­bles, where Kris­ten Koenig and Gabby Ti­mo­teo ex­tended their match to three sets. PHOENIXVILLE 6, UP­PER

PERKIOMEN 1 » The Phan­toms posted a clean sweep through the sin­gles bracket on their way to a PAC win over the Tribe on Sept. 26.

Ju­lia Gu­mieniak and Mila Archer posted clean 6-0, 6-0 de­ci­sions at first and sec­ond sin­gles, re­spec­tively, while Gina Brown posted a 6-0, 6-1 de­ci­sion at third sin­gles. UP’s lone win came at third dou­bles, where Carly Jenk­ins/ Shelby Liv­ing­stone posted a 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) de­ci­sion.

Boys soc­cer

PHOENIXVILLE 2, UP­PER PERKIOMEN 0 » Kyle Tucker and Jair Ibarra did

the scor­ing for the Phan­toms in their PAC Fron­tier Divi­sion vic­tory over the In­di­ans on Sept. 27. Gavin Per­illo needed to make just two saves in goal to se­cure a shutout that kept Phoenixville un­beaten in the league. PHOENIXVILLE 6, IN­TER

BORO 0 » Kyle Tucker scored twice in the Phan­toms non-league win over In­ter­boro on Sept. 25. Danny Jack­son, Nick Si­napius, Velkin Es­co­bar and Kyle Flick each scored in the game, while Josh Pfender had two saves to pre­serve the shutout. Phoenixville moved to 7-1 over­all on the year. SPRING-FORD4, NE­SHAMINY

0» The Rams used a strong and bal­anced of­fen­sive ef­fort to take down Ne­shaminy in their non-league matchup on Sept. 25. Colin Trainor fin­ished with a goal and two as­sists for the Rams, while Nathan Al­ban, Ron­nie Minges and Ab­dulla Mure­dini each had solo tal­lies. Hunter Hu­dak had three saves for Spring-Ford, help­ing to pre­serve the shutout. SPRING-FORD 2, EX­ETER 2 » The Rams and Eagles played to a 2-2 draw in a non-league en­counter on Sept. 23.

The teams traded goals in the sec­ond half, capped by Brett Gu­lati’s score from a Colin Trainor cross with 10 sec­onds left in reg­u­la­tion for force over­time. Ab­dulla Nure­dini, as­sisted by Nathan Al­ban, opened the scor­ing for the Rams, while Ex­eter’s scor­ers were Reese Reninger and An­drew Mesquita, who were both as­sisted by An­gelo Pacheco. In goal, Spring-Ford Hunter Hu­dak made seven saves; Ex­eter’s Carter Struck stopped 12 shots.

Girls soc­cer

SPRING-FORD 7, NOR­RIS­TOWN 0 » Seven dif­fer­ent play­ers notched goals for the Rams dur­ing their PAC Lib­erty Divi­sion rout of the Eagles on Sept. 27.

Alyssa Hardin, Mackie O’Conor, Erica Smith, Emily Hig­gins, Lau­ren Co­las­anti, Ju­lia Schap­pell and Katie Sites all scored for Spring-Ford. PHOENIXVILLE 2, UP­PER

PERKIOMEN0» Kyle Tucker and Yair Ibarra each scored to lift the Phan­toms past the In­di­ans in a Fron­tier Divi­sion matchup on Sept. 26.

Gavin Per­illo made two saves in the win with Tyler Siefer reg­is­ter­ing an as­sist. PHOENIXVILLE 6, UP­PER PERKIOMEN 2 » Gabrielle Per­rotto and Jesi Ross­man each fin­ished with two goals and an as­sist in the Phan­toms’ PAC Fron­tier Divi­sion win over the In­di­ans on Sept. 25.

Kelli Ols­son and Leeza Galli each had goals of their own and Mad­die White added an as­sist for the Phan­toms (4-2). For the In­di­ans (3-3), Kayleigh Durn­ing scored both goals in the loss. SPRING-FORD4, WESTCH­ESTER RUSTIN 1 » The Rams con­tin­ued their un­beaten start to the sea­son with a non-league vic­tory over the Rustin on Sept. 23.

Spr i ng-For d’s KK O’Don­nell, Mac Mitchell, Ally O’Con­nor and Olivia Yea­gle were the scor­ers while Alayna Gairo and Lily Nowakowski (2) were cred­ited with as­sists.

Field hockey

UP­PER PERKIOMEN 2, PERKIOMEN VALLEY1» AiYi Young fig­ured in on both the In­di­ans’ goals as they edged the Vik­ings in a PAC di­vi­sional cross­over pair­ing on Sept. 27.

Young scored once and as­sisted on Abri­ana Gatto’s tally, with Liz Fox get­ting an as­sist and Carly Ei­dle con­tribut­ing four-save goal­tend­ing. PV’s tally came from Gabby Martina, as­sisted by Kelly Batinger. PHOENIXVILLE 1, SPRING---

FORD 0 » Katie Baker scored the game’s lone goal to lead the Phan­toms past the Rams in PAC di­vi­sional cross­over play on Sept. 27.

Baker’s score came off a feed from Ameerah Green at the 2:44 mark of the first half. Tyler Hall posted 10 saves in the cage to pre­serve the shutout. Spring-Ford keep­ers Kris­ten Grebe and Ash­ley Della Guardia com­bined for seven saves. CEN­TRAL BUCKS WEST 2, SPRING-FORD1» Kate Crist’s score in the first half was all the Rams could muster in their non-con­fer­ence loss against the Bucks on Sept. 25. Crist’s goal came off a feed from Caro­line Todd. Ash­ley Della Guardia made eight saves in the Spring-Ford goal. Caitlin Mul­li­gan and Tay­lor Ma­son each

scored goals for CB West. PERKIOMENVALLEY5,PHOE

NIXVILLE0» Gabby Martina scored PV’s first three goals in a PAC cross­over win on Sept. 22.

Danielle Hamm and Katie Wuer­s­tle each con­trib­uted a goal and an as­sist for the Vik­ings.

Girls volleyball

UP­PER ME­RION 3, SPRINGFORD 1 » A third-set vic­tory was all the Rams could muster in their PAC match with the Vik­ings. UM’s set scores were 25-

20, 25-21 and 25-17 around Spring-Ford’s 25-23 tri­umph on Sept. 27.

The Rams’ sta­tis­ti­cal stars were Alexis Palucki with nine kills, four digs and two blocks; Olivia Olsen with 14 kills, three blocks and two digs; Carly Swen­son with 25 as­sists and four digs; and Grace Kraft with 20 digs. PERKIOMEN VALLEY3, DOWN­ING­TOWN EAST 1 » The Vik­ings spot­ted East a 25-18 first set, then re­sponded with a run of 25-13, 25-23 and 25-19 to win this non­league con­test on Sept. 27. PV was led by El­lie Min's four aces, three kills and 39 as­sists. Grace Her­bein had a strong match, adding 12 kills and 10 digs; He­lena Clauhs con­trib­uted 11 kills, 2 aces and 9 digs; and Liz Caruso had a strong de­fen­sive show­ing­with nine digs. PHOENIXVILLE 3, ACADEMY

PARK 0 » The Phan­toms swept their non-league match with the Knights by set scores of 25-10, 25-11 and 25-15 on Sept. 27.

Maple Maloney had two aces and 11 digs for Phoenixville, which also got 12 kills and four blocks from Kayla Gram­mer­storf and two aces, five kills and two digs from Rom­ina Broglia. PERKIOMENVALLEY3,POTT

SGROVE 0 » Is­abel Clauhs and Grace Her­bein were the sta­tis­ti­cal stars for the

Vik­ings as they swept their PAC match with the Fal­cons. PV won by set scores of 25-3, 25-8 and 25-5 on Sept. 26.

Clauhs led the Vikes with five kills and four aces. Her­bein con­trib­uted 12 as­sists and four aces. BOY­ER­TOWN 3, PHOENIXVILLE 1 » Keara Hen­nessey had the big­gest all-round sta­tis­ti­cal out­ing for the Bears in their PAC vic­tory over the Phan­toms. Boy­er­town scored set wins of 2515, 25-23 and 25-15 around Phoenixville’s 25-21 vic­tory in the sec­ond set on Sept. 26. Hen­nesssey had one ace, one kill, 23 as­sists and eight digs to lead the Bears. Rom­ina Broglia added three aces, nine kills and 11 digs while Malu Salin Matos had one ace and six kills. SPRING-FORD3,WESTCHES

TER HEN­DER­SON 0 » The Rams used strong per­for­mances from Carly Swen­son and Olivia Olsen to take down West Ch­ester Hen­der­son in straight sets (25-21, 25-18, 25-17) on Sept. 25.

Swen­son fin­ished her night with 30 as­sists and six digs while Olsen had 10 kills and 10 digs. Lind­sey Dadourian added five kills and a block and Alexis Palucki had eight kills and two blocks in the win for the Rams.


Mem­bers of the Spring-Ford girls team gather round the plaque af­ter the team claimed the Pi­o­neer Ath­letic Con­fer­ence ti­tle with a 6-1win over Up­per Me­rion on Wed­nes­day.

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