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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.
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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)
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November 29, 1988 | By Howard Courtney, Special to The Inquirer
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.
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May 25, 2011 | By Mike Gibson, For The Inquirer
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.
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April 5, 2011 | By Joe Fite and Mike Gibson, For The Inquirer
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.
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October 19, 2013 | The Inquirer Staff
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.
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November 2, 2011 | FOR THE INQUIRER
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.
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October 30, 2015 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
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May 3, 2011 | By Joe Fite, For The Inquirer
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.
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November 3, 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.
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February 4, 2016 | By Mark McCormick, Staff Writer
As Tuesday's game wore on, Myles Carter played even better. Carter scored 12 points in the second overtime and finished with a career-high 35 as Palumbo earned a hard-fought road win against Mastbaum, 74-64. Rahee Ellis scored 17 points for the Griffins, while Karee Davis-Combs and Isaiah Watson had 16 points each in the loss for the Panthers. In other Public League play: Quadir Croston and Daiquan Copelan each scored 24 points to lead Robeson to a 82-65 victory at Strawberry Mansion.
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November 6, 2015 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
It's ironic that Jules Blank's last name is a synonym for shutout. The Temple-bound senior scored four goals Wednesday, including the 82d of her career, to become Archbishop Ryan's all-time leading scorer. The Ragdolls defeated Franklin Towne Charter, 5-0, to win the District 12 Class AAA girls' soccer final at Northeast. Public League Girls' Volleyball Final Sydney Lodge had 12 kills and 16 digs to lead Masterman to a 25-14, 25-17, 25-14 victory over Kensington at High School of the Future.
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October 30, 2015 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
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October 22, 2015 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
Kelsey Giese scored three consecutive goals Tuesday as Perkiomen Valley came from behind to defeat Phoenixville, 5-2, in a Pioneer Athletic Conference field hockey semifinal at Upper Perkiomen. Giese's third score came after a quick restart with 8 minutes, 26 seconds remaining in regulation and put the Vikings ahead by 3-1. In the other semifinal, Makena Aberle had a goal and two assists as Owen J. Roberts dispatched Upper Perkiomen, 4-0. Inter-Ac. Maddie Bacskai and Corinne Zanolli scored two goals each to lead Episcopal Academy to a 5-3 triumph at Agnes Irwin.
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October 9, 2015 | By Paul Breen, Inquirer Staff Writer
Central claimed the Public League golf team title Wednesday afternoon at Cobbs Creek Golf Course's Olde Course. Central's Kyle Spaulding won the individual crown with a score of 93, and his teammate Sam Greene was second with a 95. Philadelphia Academy Charter's John Carpineta (96), Anthony Gardener (97), and Masterman's Jack Winter (102) rounded out the top five. Girls' Golf Megan Bray (Mount St. Joseph) and Rebecca Reilly (Gwynedd Mercy) both shot 38 to share the title at the Catholic Academies Championship at Honeybrook Golf Club.
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June 17, 2015 | By Kristen A. Graham, Inquirer Staff Writer
Margery Cohen Willis, 72, of Chestnut Hill, a businesswoman and educator, died of cancer Thursday, June 11, at home. Mrs. Willis grew up in Wynnefield and attended Overbrook High School - to which she would return to almost 50 years later as an English teacher. After earning an undergraduate degree in education from Temple University, Mrs. Willis taught at Simon Gratz High School before returning to Temple to earn a master's degree in communications. She worked toward a Ph.D.
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May 15, 2015 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
Masterman's softball team sent a Central player back to the dugout without a hit 21 times Wednesday. On all but one of those occasions, someone named Brehouse recorded the out. Tatyanah Brehouse struck out 18 in a one-hitter as Masterman defeated visiting Central, 6-1, in the second round of the Public League playoffs. Shortstop Sasha Brehouse, Tatyanah's sister, accounted for two more outs. Bicentennial Independence. Olivia D'Emidio recorded the 100th hit of her career in Bristol's 10-0 victory over visiting Lower Moreland.
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October 25, 2014 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
After four periods of scoreless soccer, Amanda Treadway knocked in a penalty kick to clinch 16th-seeded Downingtown West's 3-1 shootout victory over visiting No. 17 Unionville in the first round of the District 1 Class AAA tournament Thursday. West's Shae Yanez (8 saves) and Unionville's Adriana Weber (6 saves) had dueling shutouts after two overtimes. Plymouth Whitemarsh 2, Wissahickon 1 - Nicole Abbott and Maddie Berman scored first-half goals as the No. 12 Colonials took down the 24th-seeded Trojans to earn the first playoff win in program history.
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October 18, 2014 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
Thanks to Gabby Vagnozzi's back-to-back goals, the Spring-Ford girls' soccer players are back-to-back champs. Vagnozzi scored two goals before halftime, and the Rams went on to blank Pope John Paul II, 3-0, Thursday night at Owen J. Roberts to capture another Pioneer Athletic Conference crown. Suburban One American. Rebecca Haber scored a second-half goal as Upper Dublin edged Springfield (Montco), 2-1, to capture a share of the league title. Boys' Soccer Taurean Lee scored with seven minutes remaining to secure a 2-1 victory for Owen J. Roberts over visiting Boyertown, in the Pioneer Athletic Conference championship game.
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October 17, 2014 | By Avery Maehrer, Inquirer Staff Writer
Evan Vare was the only scorer for Central Bucks East on Wednesday afternoon, but he was the only one the Patriots needed. Vare recorded a hat trick against visiting Souderton in Suburban One Continental boys' soccer, sending Central Bucks East to a 3-1 victory. The win gave the Patriots their ninth conference championship in the last 10 years. It also moved the record of Central Bucks East, ranked No. 4 in Southeastern Pennsylvania by The Inquirer, to 13-1 in league play and 16-2 overall.
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