It took a while, but
Academy of the New Church
's baseball team is no longer looking for its first win.
The Lions blasted visiting Westtown for six runs in the second inning and went on to beat the Quakers, 10-2.
Max Spielvogel went the distance, gave up just one hit, struck out five and walked one to get the win. Blake McCurdy backed him with a single, a triple, two runs batted in, and a run scored.
Public. Edwin Rohena hit his second home run in as many days, and Jeffrey Bru hurled a five-inning no-hitter to lead Frankford past host Lincoln, 12-1.
Lonnie Lawrence struck out 11 and walked three to lead Germantown past host Furness, 9-6.
Lawrence carried a three-hit shutout into the sixth inning when the Falcons rallied.
Matt Sanabor held host Overbrook to two hits over five innings and Philadelphia Academy Charter dropped the Panthers, 12-0.
Sanabor struck out nine and walked none.
Luis Rodriguez struck out 15, walked three, and gave up five hits in a complete game and lifted Olney past visiting Mastbaum, 8-1.
Ricardo Torrez fired a three-hitter with 15 strikeouts and two walks to boost Bodine past host Gratz, 11-0.
Tom Lehnau's single in the seventh inning drove in Steve Rose with the game-winning run as Philadelphia Electrical shaded visiting Bok, 12-11.
Catholic North. Jim Edelman held host Archbishop Wood to four hits, and Archbishop Ryan beat the Vikings, 4-2.
Andrew Wood hit a double and two singles and drove in four runs as La Salle tripped host Cardinal Dougherty, 11-1.
Catholic South. Kyle Mullen struck out nine and gave up just three hits to lead St. Joseph's Prep to a 9-0 win over host Neumann-Goretti.
Bicentennial. Jerry Dougherty pitched a five-inning no-hitter, and Gary Mitchell drove in eight runs with a pair of homers including a grand slam and a double to lead Lower Moreland past host Plumstead Christian, 14-0.
In another league game, Kyle Davis struck out six and walked three over five innings and helped himself with a single, a double and two runs batted in as New Hope-Solebury beat host Calvary Christian, 11-1.
Friends Schools. John McCann ripped three singles and scored a run to spark Shipley to a 5-3 win over host Friends Select.
improved its record to 15-0 after beating
Owen J. Roberts
, 5-0, in the opening round of the District 1 Class AAA team tournament.
The Aces won every match in straight sets including at No. 1 singles where Courtney Scott beat Jeff Rightnour, 6-0, 6-1.
Lower Merion's opponent in the second round next week will be Pennsbury, a 3-2 winner over Strath Haven.
The Falcons clinched the victory at No. 1 doubles, where Ryan Turner and Brian Jacobson won, 6-4, 6-0.
Jake Fleet came through with a 6-0, 0-6, 6-3 win at No. 1 singles and Council Rock North beat West Chester Henderson, 5-0.
Class AA. Top-seeded Harriton got a win at No. 1 doubles and downed Springfield (Montgomery County), 5-0, in a semifinal contest.
Patrick Lawson and Alex Lustic won at No. 1 doubles, 6-3, 7-6 (15-13) for the Rams.
In the other semifinal, Phil Lieberman and Dean Bogin won at No. 2 doubles, 7-6 (7-2), and Lower Moreland topped Phoenixville, 5-0.