Pa. Girls | Girls High captures track and field title
Girls High turned back strong challenges from Swenson and Engineering and Science to take the Public League team track and field title yesterday at Northeast.
turned back strong challenges from
Engineering and Science
to take the Public League team track and field title yesterday at Northeast.
Girls High amassed 104 points behind Jasmine Wanamaker, who won the open 400 meters and captured the 300 intermediate hurdles.
Wanamaker covered the 400 in 59.68 seconds, and her 44.29 in the hurdles nipped Swenson's Anthonia Ballard (44.30).
Pa. Independent Schools. At Hill School, the host Blues beat Notre Dame for the team title, getting a pair of individual first-place finishes from Alexandra Ortiz (discus and javelin). Hill School finished with 168 points.
Erica Koplove pitched a three-hitter as host
, 7-0, in an Inter-Ac League game.
The Quakers had only five hits, but benefited from four Germantown Academy errors. Ali Saft went 2 for 3. Teammate Bridget McDougall walked twice, scored a run and drove in two with a single.
In another league game, Kelsey Gula's 4-for-4 day lifted host Episcopal Academy to an 8-6 win over Springside.
Nonleague. Heidi Weldon's three-run home run in the fifth inning highlighted host Calvary Christian's 11-1 win over Community Academy of Philadelphia. Weldon finished her day 2 for 3 with four RBIs and a run scored in support of pitcher Danielle Veacock.
Visiting Delco Christian got good production out of the top of the order in a 12-2 win at Harriton. Lead-off hitter Evelyn Trotter was 2 for 4 with a run scored and and an RBI and No. 2 hitter Catherine Barbee was 2 for 4.
Tara Stokes scored five goals as
, 15-12, for the Friends Schools League title. Sarah Friedman had four goals to lead the Phoenix.
Suburban One National. Mary Kate Lomady's five goals and four assists lifted Abington to a 17-0 win over visiting Central Bucks South and a share of the league title with Council Rock North and North Penn.
Catholic League. Michelle DuBois scored three goals, including the game-winner, to give Cardinal O'Hara an 8-7 win over visiting Little Flower in a quarterfinal playoff game.
O'Hara advances to a league semifinal on Monday at St. Joseph's University against Archbishop Wood.
Inter-Ac. Host Penn Charter beat Germantown Academy, 19-16, getting five goals apiece from Annie McKenna and Marghi Walters. Nora McGurkin added four goals for the Quakers (10-5 overall, 8-3 league).