West Chester Rustin remained undefeated in boys swimming with a 113-73 win over Unionville in a Ches-Mont League American Division meet at the West Chester YMCA on Friday.
The Golden Knights took a commanding lead in the American Division with a 3-0 mark. They improved to 6-0 overall.
Tyler Cummings won the 50-yard free (22.29) and 100 butterfly (52.92), while Frank Dello Buono captured the 200 IM (2:02.36) and 500 free (4:55.48) to lead Rustin.
Liam Fitzgerald took first place in diving.
For Unionville (2-1 league), Ben Halkowski won the 100 free (49.94), and Chris Barthold took the 100 breaststroke (1:08.82).Avon Grove 94, Downingtown West 92: Avon Grove (2-2 league) held on for the Ches-Mont National win as Trevor Brinton won the 50-yard free (22.58), 100 free (49.68) and was on the winning 200 medley relay (1:45.05) and 200 free relay (1:35.40).
Downingtown West (0-4, 0-5) needed a one-two finish in the 400 free relay to win the meet. The Whippets took a first, but their other team was disqualified when one of the swimmers slipped off the blocks and fell into the pool before it was his turn to compete.
Owen Dougherty was first in the 200 IM (2:04.52) and 500 free (5:11.33), while Mark Miller won the 200 free (1:50.74) and was second in the 100 breaststroke.Sun Valley 110, Oxford 22: Mike Axelson won the 200-yard IM (2:24.60) and 100 free (57.40), but Oxford (0-3, 0-3) fell in the Ches-Mont American meet.
Mark Santangelo was first in the 200 free (2:17.81).
Sun Valley upped its league mark to 2-1.Coatesville 94, Phoenixville 71: The Red Raiders (6-0) stayed undefeated with the nonleague home victory.
Trevor Gordon, Drew Surcon and Tyler Brown were all quadruple winners for Coatesville.
Gordon won the 200-yard IM (2:09.94), 100 butterfly (58.85) and was a part of two winning relay teams. Surcon placed first in the 50 freestyle (22.77) and was a member of three winning relays. Brown won the 100 freestyle (50.48) and was also a member of three winning relay teams.In addition for Coatesville, R.J. Hammond was a triple winner. He touched first in the 200 freestyle (1:55.34) and 100 breaststroke (1:07.81) and was on the winning 200 freestyle relay team.Conestoga 98, Haverford High 85: The Pioneers (8-0, 8-0) stayed perfect on the season with the Central League win as Kevin Jay and Michael Ashmead led the way as triple winners.
Jay won the 200-yard IM (2:03.55) and 100 breaststroke (1:06.64) and also picked up a relay win. Ashmead touched first in the 50 freestyle (22.26) and 100 freestyle (50.23) and was also a member of a winning relay team.
Conestoga's Michael Shon was a double winner. He placed first in the 500 freestyle (4:54.51) and was a member of a winning relay. In addition for the Pioneers, Raju Kolouru won the 100 butterfly (56.28).Westtown 86, Abington Friends 49: Dire Ezeh was a quadruple winner as the Quakers (3-0, 5-1) picked up the victory to stay in first place in the Friends School League.
Ezeh won the 50- meter freestyle (28.56) and 100 breaststroke (1:21.43). He was also a part of two winning relay teams.
Christian Carmellini was a triple winner for Westtown as he took first place in the 200 IM (2:39.15) and was on two winning relays.
Josh Shenot was a double winner, touching first in the 200 freestyle (2:30.36) along with a win in a relay. Will Petricone was a part of two winning relays as well.
Girls SwimmingUnionville 119, W.C. Rustin 67: Unionville moved closer to the Ches-Mont American Division crown with the key victory at the West Chester YMCA.
Laura Barthold won the 200-yard free (1:57.14) and 500 free (5:15.41) to pace the Indians (3-0 league).
Maura Grimes was first in the 100 backstroke (1:01.98).
Erin Fife led Rustin (2-1, 3-3) as she won the 200 IM (2:15.27) and the 100 butterfly (1:00.19).
Amber Hontz touched first in the 100 breaststroke (1:13.01).Downingtown West 102, Avon Grove 82: Meghan Keithly won the 50-yard free (25.64) and 100 butterfly (1:01.76) as Downingtown West (2-2, 2-3) earned the Ches-Mont National victory.
Lexi Rauth added a first in the 200 IM (2:19.06), and took second in the 100 butterfly.
Emma Brinton was a standout for Avon Grove (0-4 league) as she won the 500 free (5:19.84) and was on the winning 200 medley relay (1:56.97) and 400 free relay (3:52.15).
Sun Valley 113, Oxford 52: Morgan Curl won the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.35) and 100 breaststroke (1:11.26) for Oxford (0-3, 0-3) in the Ches-Mont American meet.
Sun Valley improved to 1-2 in the league.Phoenixville 112, Coatesville 71: The Red Raiders (1-5) suffered the nonleague home loss.
Alexis Jackson was a standout for Coatesville as she placed first in diving, winning the event with a score of 137.35.Conestga 95, Haverford High 86: Conestoga took a major step toward another Central League title with the victory.
The Pioneers (8-0, 8-0) won their 137th consecutive league meet dating back to February of 2000.
Grace Wydevon won the 50-yard free and 100 free, and was on the winning 200 free relay and 400 free relay to lead Conestoga.
Amber Zimmerman captured the 200 free, 100 breaststroke and was on the 400 free relay, while Abby Mack was first in the 100 butterfly and was a member of the 200 and 400 free relays.
Kaitlin Benjamin and Nikki Bookwalter were other standouts.Westtown 86, Abington Friends 43: The Quakers (3-0, 5-1) stayed perfect in the Friends School League and kept its hold on first place.
Jamie Murphy-Soika, Alyce Fay-Eichelberger and Katie Schick were all triple winners.
Murphy-Soika won the 200-meter freestyle (2:54.33) and 100 freestyle (1:12.51) and was a part of the winning relay. Faye-Eichelberger won the 50 freestyle (29.04) and was on two relays. Schick won the 100 butterfly (1:18.62) and was on two relays.
In addition for Westtown, Megan Mnuggihalli and Stephanie Schick were double winners. Mnuggihalli won the 200 IM (3:07.06) and 400 freestyle (5:43.23). Schick was a part of two winning relay teams.
Church Farm 61, Bristol 37: Aondofa Anyam poured in a game-high 22 points as the Griffins (4-1, 7-4) rolled to the Bicentennial League home victory.
Church Farm, which built a 37-16 halftime lead and never looked back, also received 17 points from Tyler Ofray.
BRISTOL: Burton 2, Coughlin 9, Bryant 4, Palmer 6, Weinkoff 4, Wallich 6, McFadden 4, Harris 2. Totals: 13 8-14 37.
CHURCH FARM: Ofray 17, Mohamed 7, Shelton 15, Anyam 22. Totals: 21 15-26 61.
Bristol 9 7 12 9 -- 37
Church Farm 18 19 9 15 -- 61
3-point goals: Coughlin, Wallich 2, OFray 2, Shelton, Anyam.
Malvern Prep 65, Springside Chestnut Hill 56: Chris Anderson's 16 points helped Malvern Prep (2-3, 8-9) earn the Inter-Ac League victory.
Will Powers netted 14 points, and Brent Greeley 10 for the Friars, who led 32-20 at halftime.
MALVERN PREP: Doherty 2, Fitzpatrick 9, Powers 14, Greeley 10, Walsh 3, Anderson 16, DiFebbo 7, Mahoney 4. Totals 24 12-22 65.
SPRINGSIDE: Parsons 2, Johnson 10, Jackson 13, Cheung 2, Watson 25, Grasso 4. Totals 20 11-17 56.Malvern Prep 15 17 14 19 -- 65
Springside 7 13 22 14 -- 563-point goals: Powers 2, Walsh, Anderson, DiFebbo, Watson 5.
Westtown 68, Friends Select 33: Westtown cruised to the Friends League victory as Jair Bolden registered 19 points, Kip McGuire 14 points and Jordan Phelps 11 points.Girls BasketballVilla Maria 58, Villa Joseph Marie 40: Villa Maria (6-2, 8-6) placed four players in double figures and prevailed in the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies game.
Molly Namiotka netted 12 points, while Jackie Carlin had 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Devon Tirney contributed 11 points along with five assists, and Mora Fetterolf deposited 10 points.
The Hurricanes pulled away in the third quarter with a 16-6 advantage.
VILLA MARIA: Carlin 11, Tirney 11, Namiotka 12, Mooney 5, Fetterolf 10, O'Rourke 7, Allan 2. Totals 21 11-14 58
VILLA JOSEPH MARIE: Morano 5, Morrison 5, Ridgway 9, Coleman 7, Gray 2, Ebo 10, Javardian 2. Totals 13 11-14 40.Villa Maria 10 11 16 21 -- 58
Villa Joseph Marie 12 7 6 15 -- 403-point goals: Carlin, Tirney 2, Mooney, O'Rourke, Ridgway 3.
Westtown 58, Friends Select 41: Naomi Jimenez scored a career-high 31 points to lift Westtown (2-3, 5-4) in the Friends League win.
Jimenez also pulled down 13 rebounds, and scored 12 points in the fourth quarter as the Quakers extended their lead.
Julia Furey-Bastian chipped in with 11 points, nine rebounds and four steals.
FRIENDS SELECT: Smith 15, Payne 11, Leffler 5, Searles 10. Totals 16 6-14 41.
WESTTOWN: E. Jimenez 9, N. Jimenez 31, Dobbins 5, Cottone 2, Furey-Bastian 11. Totals 26 6-16 58.Friends Select 10 9 9 13 -- 41
Westtown 18 13 9 18 -- 583-point goals: Payne 3.
Boys Indoor TrackYale Classic: Downingtown East's 4x800 relay team placed third in Friday's meet.
Tommy Fitzgerald, Adam Carcella, J'Von Jennings and Billy Caldwell clocked in at 8:07.33, the second-best time in Pennsylvania this season.
Girls Indoor TrackYale Classic: Great Valley's distance medley relay team placed first in the under-600 division during Friday's competition.
The Patriots' foursome of Sarah Hipwell, Carol Burgess, Crosby Spiess and Elise Claffey posted a time of 12:21.04, the fastest time in Pennsylvania this season, and the fifth-fastest time in the country.
W.C. Rustin 5, Spring-Ford 2: Michael Grande netted two goals to help lead the Golden Knights (10-2-1) to an important ICSHL Ches-Mont victory in a battle of two of the top teams in the league at Center Ice.
Grande scored both goals in the first period to stake West Chester Rustin to a 2-0 lead. Armen Asdourian, Beau Weimer and David Dunn also scored for the Golden Knights.
Spring-Ford (8-3-1) got goals from Tyler Murphy and Thomas Kisela.
W.C. Rustin 3 0 2 -- 5
Spring-Ford 1 0 1 -- 2
W.C. Rustin goals: M. Grande 2, Asdourian, Dunn, Weimer.
Spring-Ford goals: Kisela, T. Murphy.
Goalie saves: J. Grande (WCR) 15; Panzarella (SF) 30.
Springfield (Delco) 4, Conestoga 3: Tyler Riddle scored two goals and added an assist as the Cougars (7-3) skated its way to the ICSHL Central League win.
Conestoga (2-9-2) trailed 3-0 entering the third period. The Pioneers, however, received goals from Michael Switucha and Tim Muir to cut the deficit to 3-2. Springfield, though, increased its lead to 4-2 soon after on a goal by Tom Coll.
For the Pioneers, Noah Helgenberg also scored and added two assists as well.
Conestoga 0 0 3 -- 3
Springfield 1 2 1 -- 4
Conestoga goals: Switucha, Helgenberg, Muir.
Springfield: T. Riddle 2, Coll, Brawley.
Goalie saves: A. Turner (C) 35; Biehl (S) 12.
Girls Ice Hockey
W.C. East 2, Downingtown East 2: Neither team was able to break the tie in what was a scoreless third period as the Vikings (2-3-3) and Cougars (6-2-2) finished deadlocked in an ICSHL contest at IceLine.
Downingtown East led twice in the game thanks to goals from Alexa Weiderhold and Natalie Alvaro.
West Chester East, however, answered with goals of its own both times to even the game. Erin Bonner and Karly Scully scored for the Vikings.
Downingtown East 1 1 0 -- 2
W.C. East 1 1 0 -- 2
Downingtown East goals: Alvaro, Weiderhold.
W.C. East goals: Bonner, Scully.
Goalie saves: K. Hoppe (DE) 3; unavailable (DE) 9; C. Dufoe (WCE) 17.