Sat. Pa. boys and girls: Malvern sweeps

Posted: March 24, 2014

Malvern Prep opened its baseball season Saturday by sweeping a pair of visiting opponents from the Catholic League in a nonleague doubleheader.

Jake Mullan's RBI single in the sixth inning gave Malvern a 3-2 win over St. Joseph's Prep in the opener. His two-out hit drove in Clay Koniencki, who had led off with a double and moved to third on a wild pitch.

In the second game, Tim Quinn starred as the Friars defeated Archbishop Carroll, 3-1. Quinn allowed one earned run in four innings to get the win and went 2 for 2.

In other nonleague games:

Archbishop Wood staved off a late rally from visiting Germantown Academy to prevail, 7-6. Matt Mandes went 2 for 4 with a double, an RBI, and a run scored. Joe Lancelotti had two hits and an RBI.

Hatboro-Horsham used a three-run fourth inning to down host Pennsbury, 4-2. Eric Lane went 2 for 4 with a triple, an RBI, and a run scored. Kevin Barron pitched a complete game for the win, allowing five hits and one walk. He struck out four. Justin Jacko doubled twice for Pennsbury.

Roxborough's Kevin Devenney won his coaching debut as the Indians blitzed visiting Saul, 13-1. Michael Moore hit two doubles, and Tydrece Tucker had another. Collin Yeager earned the win.

Kevin McGowan, Connor Burke, and Ryan Fuscaldo each doubled for Haverford School in an 11-9 win over visiting Devon Prep. The Fords won despite being outhit, 16-9.

Perkiomen School thumped visiting Lansdale Catholic, 14-3. Angel Lopez went 2 for 4 and drove in four runs. Alex Soriano and Josh Cruz each had two hits and two RBIs, and Soriano scored three times.

Softball

Paige Warfel struck out 11 as host Downingtown East rolled past Governor Mifflin, 6-2. Warfel also went 2 for 4 and scored two runs. Courtney Flach doubled and had two RBIs.

Girls' Lacrosse

Hannah Keating scored six goals; Laura Pansini added five; and Agnes Irwin downed Conestoga, 18-14.

Boys' Basketball

Archbishop Carroll's Austin Tilghman, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound senior point guard, committed to play basketball at Monmouth.

In the recently completed season, Tilghman helped the Patriots go 23-5 and advance to the Catholic League semifinals. He was a second-team all-league selection.

In football, Tilghman, who transferred from St. Andrew's (Del.), was a standout running back.


tmcmanus@philly.com

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