April 21, 2016 |
It took two days to finish the baseball game, but Bonner-Prendergast edged Archbishop Wood, 4-3, in 11 innings. Monday's contest between the two teams was halted due to darkness at the end of the 10th inning and was resumed Tuesday afternoon. The host Friars sent Nick McDonald to the mound for the top of the 11th and he retired three batters in a row. McDonald led off the bottom of the inning with a walk and advanced to third on an error, ultimately scoring the winning run of the Catholic League matchup on a wild pitch.
April 15, 2016 |
Gabby Ochinegro hit an RBI single to score her sister Hannah in the seventh inning as Sterling beat visiting Williamstown, 4-3, in a nonleague game Wednesday. Pitcher Trish Quinn earned the win for Sterling as the team finished with nine hits, including a two-run homer from Ashley Croge in the second inning. In another nonleague game: Haddonfield's Nicolette Barranger went 2 for 2 with an inside-the-park home run to help defeat visiting Camden Academy Charter, 13-1. Sophie Popp finished 2 for 3 with a triple.
April 14, 2016 |
His team already had a three-run lead and Steven Folwell put the game away with a home run as host Friends' Central downed Shipley, 8-4, on Tuesday. The senior hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning. He also drew a pair of walks. Mike Norcini went 3 for 4 with three singles and Chris Annas went 2 for 4 with an RBI in the Friends League baseball matchup. Connor McVail earned the win by tossing 61/3 innings and striking out five Gators. Public League Division C. Jeff Lepera smacked two doubles and Austin Dennison added another as visiting Saul defeated Del-Val Charter, 14-4.
April 14, 2016 |
Host Agnes Irwin picked up a key nonleague girls' lacrosse win Tuesday, defeating Central Pennsylvania power Manheim Township, 16-6. Lila Barker led all scorers with six goals for the Owls (5-4, 1-1 Inter-Ac) and goalie Hailey Andress made nine saves to anchor a strong defensive effort. Laura Pansini scored twice and added four assists, while her sister Natalie chipped in her first hat trick. Another sister, Maria Pansini, added two goals. Kate White dominated the midfield with five draw controls and Sarah Platt scooped up four ground balls.
April 6, 2016 |
Ethan Collins threw a two-hitter with nine strikeouts to lead host Schalick past Woodstown, 4-1, Monday in a Tri-County Conference baseball game. Woodstown lefthander Cody Bokash threw six innings and struck out eight. Burlington County. Frank Doelling threw six innings and stuck out 10 to limit host Florence in Riverside's 3-1 victory. Doelling was 1 for 4 with two RBIs. Softball Nicolette Garofalo hit a two-run single in the second inning to tie the game for Gateway, but inclement weather forced the Colonial Conference meeting to end in a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the sixth at Haddon Heights.
April 4, 2016 |
The whiz kids from the Julia R. Masterman School are setting up a legacy in the state finals for Odyssey of the Mind, a competition that challenges students to use creativity to solve problems. Most of the students - five seventh graders and one each from the fifth and sixth grades - who helped win the school's third straight title Saturday are younger siblings of students who won the previous titles, coach Brett Mandel said. The finals, held in Moon Township, just west of Pittsburgh, included preplanned skits and a spontaneous exercise.
March 9, 2016 |
For the first time since he was dealt by Tampa Bay to the Flyers last year, rugged defenseman Radko Gudas faced the Lightning on Monday night. "I'm really excited about it," Gudas said before the 4-2 victory, adding that he needed to play controlled and, even after erupting for a career-best four points Saturday against Columbus, have a defense-first mentality. In reference to his offensive outburst, a smiling Gudas, who will never be compared to Bobby Orr for his skating or scoring ability, said, "The guys gave me a hard time for it, that's for sure.
March 2, 2016 |
The puck wasn't glued to Brayden Schenn's stick Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center. It just seemed that way. Schenn collected the first hat trick of his career and Claude Giroux recorded four assists as the Flyers defeated the Calgary Flames, 5-3. Calgary made it interesting as Micheal Ferland and Michael Frolik scored 50 seconds apart to cut the deficit to 4-3 midway through the third period. Michal Neuvirth got a piece of Frolik's shot, but it still got through. "It got a little scary in the third.
January 30, 2016 |
Carli Lloyd, recently named the top women's soccer player in the world by FIFA, former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes, and Flyers winger Jake Voracek will be among the headliners at the 112th annual Philadelphia Sports Writers Association's banquet Monday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. A limited number of tickets are available at PSWAdinner.com, and some may be available at the door. Fans should check the website for updates. Lloyd, the pride of Delran High and Rutgers, had a hat trick to lead the United States past Japan in the World Cup final.
November 13, 2015 |
Ryan Wallace picked a good time to record Hill School's first hat trick of the year. Wallace scored every goal Wednesday for the fifth-seeded Blues in a 3-1 victory over visiting No. 12 Germantown Academy. The win moves Hill School into the PAISAA state boys' soccer quarterfinals, where it will face either Penn Charter or Westtown. Wallace scored two of his goals after halftime to break open a 1-1 game. Germantown Academy's Eric Greenwood scored in the first half to knot things up at one. PIAA State Class AAA Soccer First Round Conestoga advanced past Emmaus, 6-5, on penalty kicks in Allentown.