May 23, 2013
MATT RAMBO scored four goals and assisted on two others as La Salle captured its 18th Catholic League boys' lacrosse title with an 11-6 win over St. Joseph's Prep at Plymouth-Whitemarsh. Softball Brooke Lachette pitched a complete game and went 2-for-4 with a double, homer and four RBI to lead Bonner-Prendergast past St. Hubert, 6-3, at Arcadia University in the Catholic League softball final.
April 18, 2016 |
When Jason Lincoln took the mound for Interboro, the nonleague baseball game was practically over. The Buccaneers starter put up a dominating performance, tossing a complete game and allowing one run, as the hosts defeated Cardinal O'Hara, 3-1, on Saturday. C.J. Cardell provided most of the offense that Lincoln would need as he ripped a two-run double in the bottom of the second inning. Lincoln gave up two hits, walked one, and struck out five en route to victory. In other nonleague action: Pat Lofton struck out six to earn his first varsity win as Radnor downed Upper Merion, 2-1, at Frawley Stadium in Wilmington.
April 26, 2015
LACROSSE NONLEAGUE St. Augustine 8, Lenape 7 (2 OT): John Fox scored his third goal to give the Hermits a win at home. Chase Young added two goals. Camden Catholic 8, Oakcrest 7: Adam Giordano had three goals and three assists in the home win. Tyler Levine recorded a hat trick and dished out two assists. OLYMPIC CONFERENCE Shawnee 9, Washington Township 5: Brad Scheffler had three goals for the visiting Renegades. Dave Smith and Steven Boyle each had two goals and three assists.
July 27, 2015
Rhys Hoskins, who had a great first half with low-A Lakewood, is starting to adjust to the Florida State League. Hoskins, a 22-year-old first baseman, spiked his batting average to .277 in his first 27 games. He entered Friday batting .308 with a homer and four RBIs in his last 10 games. He struck out just 10 times in his last 89 at bats. . . . Brandon Leibrandt pitched seven innings Thursday night, his longest outing since a complete game on May 18. The lefthander had a 1.96 ERA in his last four starts.
May 3, 2013 |
Penn Charter softball coach Don Mittica described the scene in the Quakers dugout on Wednesday afternoon: "Nobody talked about it. A couple kids didn't know. . . . I think the team handled it very well. " "It" was the pitching performance of Kayla Quinn, who threw a perfect game to power Penn Charter to a 7-0 victory over host Notre Dame in the Inter-Ac League. The sophomore got out of a jam in the fifth inning, after falling into a 3-0 count, to preserve the gem. Mittica heaped praise on his pitcher, saying: "She knew she had to come back.
March 30, 2012 |
Amanda Wolfgang slammed a two-out RBI double in the bottom of the seventh inning and host Central Bucks West walked off with a 4-3 win over Abington in nonleague softball on Friday afternoon. Kathy Zanolini scored the winning run for the Bucks and Jen Toland knocked in a pair of runs. Maggie Miller posted the win with a complete game and six strikeouts. In other nonleague action, Mary Cate Scott fanned six and walked none in six innings as Lansdale Catholic topped visiting Pennridge, 2-0. Alicia Kradzinski gave the Crusaders their first run with an RBI single in the second inning.
November 30, 2013 |
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Louisiana State's athleticism was too much for St. Joseph's Thursday night in the nightcap of the Old Spice Classic at ESPN's Wide World of Sports. Add that to LSU's red-hot start, and it was all the Hawks could do to keep this one close, falling to the SEC Tigers, 82-65. St. Joe's itself has a reputation as an athletic team, but head coach Phil Martelli disputed that notion. "Because we have a guy that jumps really high, we have a lot of people that think we can match," Martelli said.
April 3, 2016 |
For the first two innings of Friday's baseball game, West Chester East's bats were asleep, trailing Ches-Mont rival Avon Grove, 4-0. The alarm went off in the bottom of the third when the Vikings scored five runs, lifting the hosts to a 6-4 win. Pat Kelley drove in a pair of the Vikings' runs in the inning, thanks to a double. Tom Luckner started the game on the hill for West Chester East, surrendering four runs, but still earned the victory. Ben Foti took the mound for the Vikings in the fourth and tossed two innings of shutout ball to shut the door on any potential comeback that the visitors had planned.
May 20, 2012 |
As Germantown Friends baseball coach Tim Gunn handed his boss a championship plaque Saturday, the dramatic end-of-the-season words didn't quite flow. "Tim, I . . . uhhh . . . need to talk to you about one thing," GFS athletic director Katie Bergstrom said, searching for the right words. "I needed to ummm . . . let you know that . . . uhhh . . . " With Gunn distracted, players crept behind him. A couple of them gripped an orange Gatorade tub, filled with water - cold. Splash.
June 22, 2014 |
ST. LOUIS - A.J. Burnett and the Phillies have had quite a turnaround since the righthander's last start. With Burnett pitching his first complete game since August, the Phillies defeated the Cardinals, 5-1, Friday at Busch Stadium in a game delayed 50 minutes at the start due to rain. The Phillies (34-38) have now won five in a row, all on the road. The last loss was Sunday's 3-0 defeat to the visiting Chicago Cubs, with Burnett the losing pitcher. Since then, the Phillies have enjoyed their best stretch of the season, sweeping the Atlanta Braves and now winning the first two of a four-game series in St. Louis.