May 27, 2013 |
Mike Buxbaum took the final step in his last high school tennis match. One year after falling in the state final, the North Penn senior won the PIAA Class AAA singles championship in boys' tennis Saturday at the Hershey Racquet Club. Buxbaum defeated Pittsburgh Central Catholic's Adam Blasinsky, 6-0, 6-4. The West Chester Rustin doubles duo of seniors John Lim and Derek Sommers also won state gold in Class AAA, defeating Alok Nimgaonkar and Chris Grubbs of Shady Side Academy, 0-6, 6-2, 6-4. Buxbaum and Lim and Sommers had reached the finals with semifinal wins earlier Saturday - Buxbaum topping Peter Hazlett of Mount Lebanon, 6-1, 6-2, and the Rustin pair outlasting Fox Chapel's Sid Rajupet and Ben Short, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11)
May 19, 2013
Baseball FRIENDS SCHOOLS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP Friends' Central 6, Germantown Friends 0 Softball FRIENDS SCHOOLS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP Friends' Central 7, Germantown Friends 6 Boys' Lacrosse DISTRICT 1 QUARTERFINALS Avon Grove 11, Downingtown East 5 Conestoga 10, Springfield (D) 8 Radnor 10, Great Valley 8 Garnet Valley 8, Upper Dublin 7 Girls' Lacrosse DISTRICT 1 QUARTERFINALS Springfield (D) 12, Conestoga 10 Radnor 11, Garnet Valley 10 Harriton 12, Strath Haven 7 Boyertown 10, Great Valley 8 Boys' Tennis PIAA STATE CLASS AAA FINAL Conestoga 4, Shady Side Academy 1 PIAA STATE CLASS AAA SEMIFINALS Conestoga 3, La Salle 1 Shady Side Academy 3, Council Rock North 0 Friends Schools League Championship Germantown Frds.
May 20, 2013 |
The Conestoga boys' tennis team won its third consecutive PIAA Class AAA state championship Saturday in the team tournament at the Hershey Racquet Club. Conestoga defeated Shady Side Academy in the title game for the second straight year, this time by 4-1. Conestoga's seniors will end their careers with impressive resumés. In four years, the Pioneers have won three state titles, three Central League championships, and three District 1 titles. "It has been an unbelievable four years for these seniors," Pioneers cocoach Blake Stabert said.
November 2, 2014 |
Both remaining entries from District 1 in the PIAA state girls' tennis championships were eliminated in the semifinals Saturday at Hershey Racquet Club. Meredith Lee, the sophomore from Owen J. Roberts who made a run as the district's third seed, fell to Ananya Dua of Shady Side Academy, 6-3, 6-4. Conestoga's doubles team of Kaylee Yan and Amy Zhang lost, 6-4, 6-1, to Laurel Shymansky and Amanda Nord of Fox Chapel. The Results Some scores not available. CLASS AAA SINGLES Semifinals Ananya Dua, Shady Side Academy, def. Meredith Lee, Owen J. Roberts, 6-3, 6-4; Anna Li, North Allegheny, def. Charlotte Madison, Upper St. Clair, 6-2, 6-3. Final Dua def. Li, 6-1, 6-1. CLASS AA SINGLES Semifinals Tyra Ott, Wilson, def. Lin Robertson, Berks Catholic, 6-1, 6-1; Bronwyne Mellott, McConnellsburg, def. Michaela Kluska, Greensburg Central Catholic, 6-1, 7-6 (6-2)
March 18, 2012
Villa Maria put the finishing touches on the girls' team championship by winning the final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay, at the PIAA Class AA state swimming championships on Saturday at Bucknell University. Molly O'Brien, Lauren Law, Julie Dobson and Sarah Hitchens registered a meet-record time of 3 minutes, 36.39 seconds, eclipsing the 15-year old mark of 3:36.99. The Hurricanes, who won the 200 freestyle relay on Friday, also got third places from Hitchens in the 100 backstroke and by Olivia Tierney in the 100 breaststroke.
March 14, 2015 |
Villa Maria's swim team got one for the thumb on Thursday. The Hurricanes dominated the PIAA Class AA girls' swimming and diving championships, capturing their fifth consecutive title with 267 points at Bucknell University. Villa Maria's 400-yard freestyle relay team (Olivia Giampietro, Julie Dobson, Emily Cornell, Maura McManus) finished first in 3 minutes, 28.99 seconds, less than a second in front of Gwynedd Mercy (3:29.70). Gwynedd Mercy finished second overall with 155 points, thanks in part to Allie Szekely's victory in the 100 backstroke (54.02)
November 3, 2005 |
Not that the Lower Merion team was feeling overconfident, but when the Aces found out that Latrobe had lost to Upper Dublin, 3-2, in the semifinals of the PIAA Class AAA girls' team tennis tournament Saturday, they felt they had a good shot at shaking a longtime jinx and winning it all. Lower Merion, which had finished as PIAA runner-up in the previous five seasons, nipped Bangor, 3-2, in its semifinal and awaited Upper Dublin, a team it had...
November 5, 1993 |
District 1 singles champion Kellie Murphy breezed into the quarterfinals of the PIAA state girls' tennis championships yesterday at Hershey Racquet Club. The Penncrest senior lost only three games in two matches. Last year's third-place finisher, who is seeded second this year, whipped Selinsgrove's Carrie Bruno, 6-2, 6-0, then beat Leah Rubin of Wyoming Valley, 6-1, 6-0, to reach the quarterfinals. Abington's Rachel Cohen was not so fortunate, as the tourney's fourth seed was upset in the second round by Tracy Hollinger of Manheim in three sets.
November 2, 2014 |
Meredith Lee of Owen J. Roberts carried the banner for District 1 singles players at the PIAA state tennis championships Friday at the Hershey Racquet Club. Lee, the third seed from District 1, won two matches to advance to the semifinals of the Class AAA tournament. Conestoga's doubles team of Kaylee Yan and Amy Zhang is the only other local entry in the Class AAA semifinals. Lee dropped just two games in her two matches. She beat Katina Jones of Penn Manor, 6-1, 6-0, in the first round and took down State College's Yvonne Peters, 6-1, 6-0, in the quarterfinals.