Pa. Girls | Cheltenham wins conference crown
Cheltenham got six goals apiece from Mary Dean and Charlotte Swavola in a 20-4 lacrosse win over Plymouth Whitemarsh, a win that clinched the Suburban One American Conference title yesterday.
got six goals apiece from Mary Dean and Charlotte Swavola in a 20-4 lacrosse win over
, a win that clinched the Suburban One American Conference title yesterday.
The Louisville-bound Dean added seven assists. Swavola, a sophomore, chipped in with a pair of assists for the Panthers, unbeaten in league play with one game remaining.
Nonleague. Marissa Restaino scored three goals and had a pair of assists as Penncrest won at Harriton, 10-4. Janey Arronson accounted for all four of the Rams' goals, scoring twice and assisting on the other two.
Amy Schwartz went 3 for 4 and her
teammates chipped in with 12 more hits in an 11-1 win over visiting
, clinching at least an Inter-Ac League title tie.
Rachel Criner pitched a three-hitter for the Irish (10-3 overall, 9-1 league).
Bicentennial. Danielle Veacock and Megan Klemmer hooked up in an old-fashioned pitchers' duel and Veacock and host Calvary Christian prevailed, 1-0, in a Bicentennial League win over Morrisville. Veacock struck out eight and walked only one in pitching a five-hitter. Klemmer gave up only three hits, two in the first inning that led to a run. Sarah Miller started things off with a single, stole second and scored on Brttany Johnson's single.
Suburban One American. On Senior Day at Methacton, a freshman stole the show. Becky Ellis pitched a five-inning no-hitter as the conference champion Warriors coasted to a 14-0 win over visiting Quakertown. Ellis struck out five and walked none. She got plenty of support from her teammates as Collette Keene went 3 for 3 with a pair of runs scored and three RBIs and Lauren White was 4 for 4 with a double and a triple and three runs scored.
Katie Walker's two doubles keyed an 11-hit attack for host Plymouth Whitemarsh in a 12-3 win over Wissahickon. The Colonials (13-4, 12-3) also got a well-pitched game from Alycia Sabol, who gave up only five hits.
Cheltenham avenged an earlier loss to Springfield (Montgomery County) but needed nine innings to do it in a 4-1 win at Erdenheim.
The Panthers broke a 1-1 tie in the ninth on Brittany Gould's successful suicide-squeeze bunt. Morgan Falana and Danni Schwartz then added run-scoring singles to put the game way.
Falana pitched all nine innings to earn the win, giving up three hits, striking out six and walking two.
Nonleague. Becca Trauger's two-out single to left field scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as host Central Bucks West outlasted Central Bucks South, 2-1.
The Titans were just coming off handing Pennsbury its only league loss on Thursday, but the Bucks got a run in the first inning on Tali Bockhorst's RBI double.
Krista Nallen singled in the ninth inning. The Bucks' senior now has hit in 19 consecutive games and has a .500 average for the season.
Nicole Schnecker pitched a four-hitter and struck out seven to earn the win. Palm DelPizzo pitched all nine innings for the Titans.
Angel Bunner pitched a one-hitter as host Conwell-Egan nipped Caraval Academy (Del.), 1-0.