PJP II blanks Upper Merion
Julie Cherneskie and Delanie Didier each scored for the Pope John Paul II girls soccer team in its 2-0 PAC Frontier victory over Upper Merion Thursday. Pope John Paul II 2, Upper Merion 0
PJP goals-assists: Julie Cherneskie 1-0; Delanie Didier 1-0; Rayna George 0-1; Julia Hull 0-1. Saves: Stacy Kormos (PJP) 1; Gina Marinelli (PJP) 1; Michelle Barrios (UM) 16.
ST. BASIL 2, GWYNEDD MERCY 1(2OT)>> Liz Deal scored the game winner in the second overtime for the Panthers on Thursday.
Peyton Palazzo had a goal for the Monarchs.
St. Basil 2, Gwynedd Mercy 1
GMA goals-assists: Peyton Palazzo 1-0; Erin Dalton 0-1. SB goals-assists: Sophia Mahoney 1-0; Liz Deal 1-0. Saves: Jaime Hynes (GMA) 5; Grace Galbreath (GMA) 5; Jackie OBrien (SB) 15. Shots: GMA 16; SB 12.
SPRING-FORD 3, PERK VALLEY0>> Hope Hanegin, Kelli Dombroski and Ella Curry all scored a goal for the Rams on Wednesday night. Spring-Ford 3, Perk Valley 0
Spring-Ford goals: Hope Hanegin; Kelli Dombroski; Ella Curry. Shots: PV 7; SF 20. Corners: PV 1; SF 11. Saves: Riley Hill (PV) 10; Riley Wallace (SF) 4.
PERK VALLEY 0, SPRINGFORD 0 >> Perk Valley goalie Josh Moyer recorded his eighth shutout of the fall Wednesday.
He was helped out by outstanding play from his back line (A.J. Hansen, Brian Holmes, Mark Pirrone and Steven Warren).
Ryan Fortebuono got the shutout for the Rams.
Spring-Ford 0, Perk Valley 0
Shots: Spring-Ford 4, Perk Valley 7. Saves: Ray Fortebuono (SF) 3; Josh Moyer (PV) 3.
PLYMOUTH WHITEMARSH 3, QUAKERTOWN 0 >> The Colonials won 25-14, 25-15, 25-12 in the non-league matchup Wednesday.
Sophia Repholz (five aces, 21 digs), Lily Acquaviva (three aces, 10 kills, 8 digs), Aja Smith (ace, 12 kills, 13 digs) and Megan Peuser (10 kills) all played well for PW. SPRING-FORD 3, OWEN J. ROBERTS 0 >> Olivia Olsen had 16 kills and seven digs for the Rams, who won 25-12, 2522, 25-16 over the Wildcats on Wednesday.
Rylee Clarke (10 kills), Grace Kraft (32 digs) and Lauren Beppel (14 assists) keyed the win for SpringFord. WILLIAM TENNENT 3, TRUMAN >> The Panthers toppled the Tigers Wednesday night, 25-6, 25-10, 25-8.
Chiara Ciccone led the way for Tennent with 8 aces and 16 digs. Mackenzie Clee had five aces for the Panthers.
Also, Riley Morgan had 8 kills and Sara Ingham had seven kills to lead the way up front. Jackie Essig dished out 13 assists for a Panthers team that has now won three straight. POPE JOHN PAUL II 3, PERK VALLEY 2 >> The Panthers outlasted the Vikings, 2225, 25-17, 25-17, 24-26, 15-11 on Wednesday night.
Leading the way for the Vikings were Sarah Straub (12 kills, two aces, seven blocks), Grace Herbein (six kills, 28 assists and 10 digs) and Liz Caruso (23 digs).
For PJP, Sarah Ward (18 kills), Hannah Tulli (16 kills), Madeline Mulcahey (12 kills/10 digs), Caitlin Gilinger (8 kills) and Mikaela Monroe (three kills and 18 service points with four aces) were instrumental. Also leading the way for PJP were Chelsea Harvey (50 assists, two kills, 13 digs), Maddie Lesinski (10 assists and 10 digs), Simone Sparano (15 digs) and Tea Pasquale (12 digs). CENTRAL BUCKS WEST 3, PENNSBURY 1 >> The Bucks prevailed, 26-24, 17-25, 2521, 25-17 Wednesday night, racking up 90 digs as a team.
Maggie Winderman (25 digs), Grace Manganelli (16 digs), Mackenzie Brooks (15 digs), Ana Claricurzio (11 digs) and Jordyn Kelmentovich (10 digs) were key for the West defense.
Amanda Mass (15 kills, two blocks), Mackenzie Brooks (seven kills, one ace), Magda Videva (five kills, one block), Naomi Woo (four kills, four blocks), Ana Claricurzio (two aces, two blocks, 33 assists) and Maddie Corona (three kills) contributed to the victory. SOUDERTON AREA 3, NORTH PENN 1 >> Winning 25-22, 1625, 25-22, 25-23, the Indians were led by Bella Mazzeo:’s 17 digs and Erin Brady’s three kills, one dig, and one block.
Hana Ekecs (five aces, 12 digs), Jordyn Peacock (ace, 14 kills, five digs, two blocks), Maria Iervolino (13 kills), Maya Hanson (two kills, 30 assists, 9 digs) and Zoe Kondel (ace, 11 kills, four digs) got it done for Big Red. UPPER MERION 3, METHACTON 1 >> The Vikings won the PAC battle Wednesday night, 19-25, 25-15, 25-21, 25-11.
For Methacton, Emma Eglinton (39 assists, 18 digs, block), Carli Ginther (39 digs, assist), Melinda Eglinton (15 kills, two blocks), Lauren Stanley (9 kills, 6 digs, block), Elly Brunt (27 digs, two aces), Andria Santangelo (seven kills), Sydney Zerbe (seven kills, assist) and Ali Hazlett (seven kills) all played well in defeat.
Boys Cross Country
WISS WINS TWO >> Wissahickon defeated previouslyundefeated Hatboro Horsham 27-29 and Upper Moreland 15-50 in a tri-meet at Upper Moreland Wednesday.
The Trojans raced to 6-0, getting solid performances from Solomon Thistle (first), Hanson Leung (fifth), Josh Chaiken (sixth), Alexander Schultz (seventh), Caymus Ruffner (eighth) and Zach Dallal (10th). OWEN J. ROBERTS 23, METHACTON 36 >> Linus Blatz took top honors for the Wilcats Wednesday, with Mat Varghese placing second for the Warriors. Owen J. Roberts 23, Methacton 36 1. OJR Linus Blatz 16:52; 2. Meth Mat Varghese 17:04; 3. OJR David Brunton 17:11; 4. OJR Thomas Damiani 17:11; 5. Meth Garrett Campbell 17:24; 6. Meth Tom Chimes 17:25; 7. OJR Matt Muthler 17:27; 8. OJR Quinton Sherwood 17:37; 9. OJR Vince Fennell 17:39; 10. OJR Cole Smith 17:45; 11. Meth Garrett McPhillips 17:49; 12. Meth Jack Kapralick 18:02.
Boys Water Polo
WISSAHICKON 15, UPPER DUBLIN 10 >> Nick Kang led the way for the Trojans Wednesday night with five goals.
Peter Decker and Anthony Schoppe had three goals each for Wiss, Danny Crump had two goals, and Conner Laux and Matthew Krieger each scored one goal.
Goalie Daniel Tumolo had a total of 17 saves for the Trojans.
GWYNEDD MERCY 14, ST. BASIL 0 >> Alaina McVeigh, a freshman, had four goals to lead the way for the Monarchs on Thursday.
GMA 14, St. Basil 0 GMA goals-assists: Alaina McVeigh 4-2; Alden Boccella 3-3; Charlotte Gilmore 2-1; Alex Wentz 3-0; Caroline Sweeney 1-1; Ireland McDermott 1-0; Morgan McMenamin 0-1. Saves: Kylie Haberstroh (GMA) 2.