May 16, 2008
Kensington got 16 kills and nine blocks from Hector Then and beat visiting Central, 3-0, for the District 12 Class AAA title. Jesus Reyes added 42 assists for the Tigers, who beat the Lancers, 25-17, 25-13 and 25-15. In the Class AA title match, Masterman got 15 kills from Brian Stevenson and downed visiting CAPA, 3-0, for its third straight title. Sam Jung chipped in with eight kills for the Blue Dragons who won, 25-18, 25-22 and 25-15. Kensington will play Masterman for the Public League title on May 22 at Community College of Philadelphia.
May 12, 2011
Masterman swept the singles in straight sets, losing only one game, to beat Parkway West, 5-0, for the Public League Class AA tennis title yesterday. The Blue Dragons face Archbishop Carroll for the District 12 Class AA title on Friday at noon (Arthur Ashe Tennis Center). Public League Class AAA Central beat Northeast for the third time this season by the same score, 5-0, to take the league championship. The Lancers face LaSalle for the District 12 Class AAA title today (Thursday, May 12)
November 29, 1988 |
Frankford (12-1, second place) managed to block and to cover holes on the defensive side but was unable to get its offensive attack into high gear in its 3-1 loss to Masterman in the championship game of Public League volleyball last Tuesday. Size was the key in the game. Masterman's team generally was taller - it had Regina Smith, 5-foot-9, and Keedra Carroll, 5-foot-8 - and it used its height to its advantage by setting plays and spiking the ball hard to the ground. That kept the Pioneers constantly playing defense.
May 25, 2011 |
Emily Ashbridge pitched a five-hitter Tuesday to lead Masterman to a 6-2 Public League playoff semifinal softball win over Prep Charter at La Salle University. Molly Hemphill had two hits and three RBIs for the Dragons (14-3). In the other semifinal at La Salle, Rachel Broomhead's single drove in Paige Laige with the winning run in the seventh inning to help Franklin Towne Charter outslug Northeast, 19-18. Pa. Independent Schools. Host Abington Friends, fresh off its Friends Schools League title, coasted to a 10-0 win over Hill School in a first-round game behind the one-hit pitching of Kelsey Clark.
April 5, 2011 |
In the first Public League Division A heavyweight match of the baseball season, Masterman and David Ashbridge left a calling card. Ashbridge hit a grand slam in the fourth inning and the Blue Dragons held on to beat host Frankford, 9-8, handing the Pioneers their first loss of the season. The Pioneers (2-1) grabbed an 7-4 lead on Masterman (3-0) in the bottom of the third inning, but Ashbridge cracked the game-winning slam in the top of the fourth inning to give his team a 9-7 lead and help make himself the winner on the mound.
October 19, 2013 |
Masterman on Thursday became the first school since 2005 to sweep the boys' and girls' team titles at the Public League cross-country championships. Julian Degroot-Lutzner captured the 3.1-mile boys' race at Belmont Plateau in 17 minutes, 12 seconds, as Masterman had six of the top seven finishers. Frankford's Chris Hendry was six seconds behind for second, and Masterman's Julian Roessler pulled in at 17:27 for third. Claudia Ashworth won the girls' race in 20:48 and was one of five Masterman runners in the top 15. The Results BOYS Teams: Masterman 19, Central 74, Franklin Towne Charter 163, Overbrook 218, Paul Robeson 220, Swenson 232, Del-Val Charter 244, Frankford 269, Engineering & Science 293, Science Leadership 297, Southern 307, Dobbins 348, Roxborough 398, Maritime 420, Simon Gratz 439, Saul 446, CAPA 465, Phila.
November 2, 2011 |
The Masterman dynasty in Public League girls' volleyball continued this season as the Blue Dragons claimed their sixth consecutive league championship with a 25-20, 23-25, 26-16, 25-11 victory over Northeast on Wednesday at Lincoln. The Masterman defense kept the ball in play en route to its 92d straight win in league competition. Camille Green had 34 digs, eight kills, and three aces, and Taneil Ruffin posted 26 assists and three kills. "The girls have a great work ethic," Masterman coach Dave Lieber said, "and they progressed as the season went along.
October 30, 2015 |
Marina and Viki Mancoridis weren't thinking about winning the Public League cross-country title as they crested the hill above the Aegean Sea this summer. Their coach wasn't, either. He was thinking about winning World War II. When Masterman coach Luigi Borda found out the Mancoridis twins would spend part of their summer running in the Greek islands, he pictured one of his favorite books, Natural Born Heroes, by Christopher McDougall. "It's about a runner who saved World War II in Greece," Borda said.
May 4, 2016 |
Swenson's Alex Bautista closed the door on Masterman by utilizing his skills at bat and on the mound. Bautista hit the go-ahead two-run triple in the bottom of the sixth before taking the mound in the seventh and retiring the side to give the host Lions an 11-9 victory over the Blue Dragons. Swenson trailed Masterman, 8-0, entering the fifth inning. Kyle Nolde three-run double sparked the home team during an eight-run fifth. Luis Garced pitched the three innings and earned the win. In other Public League Division A action: Michael Angellilli went 3 for 3 with two runs scored and host Northeast defeated GAMP, 11-4.
May 3, 2011 |
Masterman stole home not once, but twice in the seventh inning and stole a 7-6 win over Central in a Public League baseball game Monday. In the seventh, Harry Taggart went to third on a single by Nate Vahedi, then stole home to tie the game, 6-6. Vahedi followed with a steal of home to win the game. Vahedi was 3 for 4, drove in a run, and scored twice to help make a winner of David Ashbridge. Hector Cerda tossed a no-hitter and paced Frankford to a 4-0 win over visiting Washington.