April 29, 2016 |
Downingtown West's Emily Williams hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to give the Whippets a 4-3 road victory over Avon Grove in the Ches-Mont League. Williams' home run came with two outs in the inning. Earlier in the at-bat, Williams hit a pop-up into foul territory, which would have ended the inning. An Avon Grove player dropped the pop fly for an error to set up the game-winning home run. Williams, the Whippets' starting pitcher, lasted all seven innings and earned the win. In other Ches-Mont League softball action: Morgan Orlowski struck out 11 batters and gave up just three hits in host Great Valley's 6-3 victory over Octorara.
April 15, 2016
Baseball BICENTENNIAL LEAGUE Devon Prep 2, MaST Charter 1 CENTRAL LEAGUE Conestoga 10, Harriton 7 Garnet Valley 6, Marple Newtown 0 Penncrest 6, Haverford High 5 Strath Haven 2, Lower Merion 1 CHES-MONT LEAGUE W.C. Henderson 8, Octorara 7 DEL-VAL LEAGUE Glen Mills 12, Penn Wood 2 Interboro 11, Academy Park 6 FRIENDS SCHOOLS LEAGUE Friends Select 5, Germantown Friends 4 INTER-AC LEAGUE ...
April 7, 2016 |
Girls' lacrosse standout Caroline Allen found the back of the net twice in host Notre Dame's 11-9 victory over Germantown Academy on Tuesday and reached a personal milestone in the process. Allen's two goals made the difference in the Inter-Ac win and also gave her 100 career goals. She also added an assist. Kelly Coyle led the Irish with four goals and Mackenzie Irvine scored three. In other Inter-Ac action: Hannah Fox scored four goals and visiting Penn Charter defeated Springside Chestnut Hill, 12-8.
April 3, 2016 |
Maggie Balint, an Avon Grove pitcher and University of Oregon recruit, tossed a five-inning no-hitter with nine strikeouts Friday to dispatch visiting West Chester East, 10-0, in a Ches-Mont League softball matchup. Balint, who can hurl the ball up to 68 miles per hour, has accepted a full scholarship to join the Ducks program and was only one walk shy of a perfect outing. Morgan DeFeo went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored while Megan Nolan recorded a triple in her only at-bat, knocking in two runners.
February 4, 2016 |
Karen Lapkiewicz scored 13 of her 15 points in the first half to boost herself into the 1,000-point club and lead St. Basil over Nazareth Academy, 51-35, in Tuesday's Catholic Academies girls' basketball game. Natalie Kucowski added 13 points as the Panthers distributed the scoring between 10 players. In other Catholic Academy league action: With eight seconds remaining, Bern McGeever hit a midrange six-footer to hoist Merion Mercy over visiting Mount St. Joseph, 43-41. Down by one, Annie Whalen sunk a three-pointer with 15 seconds left to lift Villa Joseph Marie over visiting Villa Maria, 38-36.
January 30, 2016 |
Sydney Zandi - one of the area's premier girls' soccer players - was named on Thursday to the U.S. under-17 national team. The junior from West Chester Henderson will compete for Team USA as it tries to qualify for the Under-17 World Cup, which will be held next fall in Jordan. The team plays three qualifying games in five days in Grenada, beginning with March 4's match against Jamaica. Zandi scored 13 goals last season and racked up eight assists in 14 games. She missed some of Henderson's games due to tryouts for the U.S. squad.
December 20, 2015
Boys' Basketball DEVILS WINTER HOOPS CLASSIC Solebury School 68, Mercersburg Academy 48 Robeson 49, Springside Chestnut Hill 36 MAKE-A-WISH SHOWCASE Penn Charter 70, Boys' Latin 68 (OT) Germantown Academy 79, Shipley 60 MERCER INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT Episcopal Acad. 70, Episcopal High (Va.) 52 Kent School 73, Hill School 53 QUAKER INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT New Garden Friends (N.C.) 53, Friends' Central 46 WEST SIDE WINTER CLASSIC Franklin Learning Center 39, H.S. of Future 36 Engineering & Science 42, Franklin Lnr. Center 39 SLA-Beeber 55, Parkway West 50 Sayre 69, SLA-Beeber 45 Overbrook 62, Sayre 46 BICENTENNIAL LEAGUE Jenkintown 59, Bristol 54 Calvary Christian 67, Delco Christian 62 Faith Christian 62, MaST Charter 52 Lower Moreland 63, Valley Forge Military 44 CHES-MONT LEAGUE West Chester East 59, Unionville 54 Coatesville 54, West Chester Rustin 40 NONLEAGUE Audenried 81, Medical Academy Charter 53 Father Judge 57, Pope John Paul II 35 St. Vincent Pallotti (Md.)
December 19, 2015 |
Ashley Kremp and Jennifer Kremp are twin sisters on the Jenkintown basketball team. And in the big first half of a 50-32 win over Bristol in a Bicentennial League game, they produced identical stat lines. They each scored nine points in the first half as Jenkintown built a 40-9 halftime lead. Jennifer Kremp led Jenkintown with 11 points; Ashley Kremp finished with nine. In other Bicentennial League action: Rachel Millan netted 12 points and had a pair of steals to lead Lower Moreland to a 48-21 win over visiting MaST Charter.
December 10, 2015 |
Great Valley's Ashlyn Smith nearly scored as many points in the final 16 seconds Tuesday as her team did in the entire first quarter. Smith grabbed a late steal that led to a go-ahead layup and then converted two free throws as Great Valley rallied for a 44-40 victory over visiting Wilson-West Lawn in a nonleague girls' basketball game. Stephanie Aker added eight points, eight rebounds and six steals for Great Valley, which trailed by 12-7 after one quarter. In other nonleague action: Hannah Fox had 27 points, six rebounds, three steals, and three assists as visiting Penn Charter knocked off Shipley, 58-53.