BASEBALL

Pope John Paul II 9, Phoenixville 2: Kyle Miller and Joe Pedorenko had a combined five runs batted in on their 2-for-3 plate showings while James Bleming (two) and Chris Kucewicz tripled in the Golden Panthers' PAC-10 victory over the Phantoms on April 5 in Upper Providence.

BOYS LACROSSE

Perkiomen Valley 16, Pope John Paul II 3: The Vikings came out strong again, going uip 7-0 en route to their PAC-10 victory over the Golden Panthers as part of the Headstrong Rivalry games.

Kris Boyd led the way with three goals and three assists while Sean Tornetta and Shawn Coulter each had three goals and two assists for the Vikings.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Owen J. Roberts 22, Phoenixville 11: Villanova University commit Devin Hassinger and sophomore Kerry Huzzard led the Wildcats to a PAC-10 victory over the previously undefeated Phantoms on April 4. Hassinger scored seven goals while Huzzard handed out eight assists as the Wildcats claimed their first PAC-10 win of the season.

The loss dropped Phoenixville to 3-1 in league play thus far this season.

The Wildcats outscored the Phantoms, 10-4, during the second half. Phoenixville did get three goals from Kellie Matson.

Spring-Ford 22, Pottsgrove 7: Kira Gensler figured in on nine of the goals as the Rams rolled over the Falcons in PAC-10 play. Gensler hit for a game-high six goals while assists on three others.


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Casey Trimbur, Karly Stevens, Julianna Radzinski, Danielle Rheaume and Briana Cirino each added three goals for the Rams.

SOFTBALL

Spring-Ford 13, Pottstown 0: Becca Faust pitched a five-inning no hitter as the Rams stopped the Trojans in PAC-10 action on April 4. A walk was the only thing standing between her and a perfect game. Faust registered six strikeouts and helped herself with multiple hits at the plate for the Rams (5-0).

Faust was one of four S-F players to finish 2-for-3. The others were Jess Hamdan, Megan Kern and Amber Sergas. Faust also had two RBIs while Garry Tareila (triple) had three, and Jenna Lee chipped in with two RBIs.

BOYS LACROSSE

Spring-Ford 20, Phoenixville 2: The Rams routed the Phantoms in PAC-10 action as Jake Hvazda scored four goals and issued five assists. Josh Gilva had four goals and one assists, and Kevin Todd ahd two goals plus four assists. Alex Orcutt, Austin Paecharo and Alec Vagnozzi each contributed two goals.

Isaac Levine tallied both goals for the Phantoms.

Perkiomen Valley 18, Pottsgrove 5: Connor Dee and Sean Tornetta headed the scoring for the Vikings in their PAC-10 win over the Falcons. Dee scored five goals and assisted on four more, and Tornetta had four goals and one assist. Shawn Dickey chipped in with a hat trick while Ben Minardi, Zach Lynn and Shawn Coulter each netted two goals as PV built a 10-2 halftime lead.

TRACK & FIELD

Downingtown West Invitational: Spring-Ford's Brandon Palaia won the shot put (43-51/4) and javelin (163-10) during the April 4 competition.

Jarred Shoemaker won the 400 (51.95) while Paul Power won the 1,600 (4:34.11). Ryan Connelly finished second in the 110 hurldes (15.65) and second in the 300 hurdles (41.17). Spring-Ford won both the 4x400 (4:24.72) and 4x800 (8:04.38) relays.

For the girls, Chelsea Reynolds won the 400 (50.2) and was second in the 100 (50.2) and 200 (26.63). Sam DiPietro finished first in the triple jump (34-11/2) and took third in the long jump (15-23/4). Maggie Locke placed third in the javelin (93-4). The Rams' 4x400 relay finished second in 4:24.72.

Boys: Pottstown 81, Phoenixville 69: Pope John Paul II 79, Phoenixville 70: Saybrim Medina won the 300 intermediate hurdles in 40.5 seconds for the host Phantoms in their losses to the Trojans and Golden Panthers in a PAC-10 tri-meet on April 3.

Phoenixville won the 4x100 relay (44.0). In the 800, the Phantoms' Sean McGinnis won in 2:10 against the Trojans. David Rosati won the shot put against the Trojans. In the javelin, Bent won versus the Trojans. Johnson won the long jump (18-9) against Pottstown. Eric Teumissen captured the pole vault against both squads at 9-0.

Medina also won the 200 (22.7) and high jump (6-4) against the Golden Panthers. Karlyn Small won the 100 (11.2) versus PJP, and Andrew Tran won the 110 high hurdles (17.2).

Girls: Phoenixville 108, Pottstown 39; Pope John Paul II 92, Phoenixville 57: Pacing the Phantoms with event sweeps were Lauren Benner (100, 13.1), Jackie Tucker (1,600, 5:45), Samantha McIntyre (long jump, 16-1) and Sue Shier (pole vault, 8-6).

Individual wins also went to Kerri Marini in the 300 IH (52.0) and 100 hurdles (18.2) and the Phantoms copped the 4x800 (11:28) versus Pottstown. Brudget Walt won the 400 (1:04). Phoenixville won the 4x100 against Pottstown (52.3). Fiona Halloran won the 800 (2:46) and Tucker took the 3,200 (13:30). Phoenixville won the 4x400 (4:30). Emma Dolan swept the discus (64-01/2) and javelin (98-10) versus the Trojans.

BOYS TENNIS

Spring-Ford 5, Perkiomen Valley 2: In a showdown of league contenders, the Rams defeated the Vikings on the Rams' home courts in Royersford on April 3.

Patrick Pascual and Ryan Schweitzer led the way for the Rams at first and second singles, resepctively. Pascual defeated the Vikings' Luke Pain 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles. Schweitzer topped Yashveer Singh 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 singles.

Spring-Ford also got victories from the No. 3 doubles tandem of John Fazzini/Kevin Yun and the No. 4 doubles duo of Cameron Trager/Todd Unger. TJ Cruickshank added a win at No. 3 singles for the Rams.

Perkiomen Valley picked up its team points from the No. 2 doubles team of Jordan Pavolow/Dan Kershner and the No. 1 doubles team of Alex Dove/Evan Newbill.

Methacton 6, Phoenixville 1: Nick Vaile won at third singles for the Phantoms in their PAC-10 setback to the Warriors. Vaile posted a 6-1, 6-2 verdict over Tassos Sapalidis.

Methacton swept the doubles matches, and Justin Baman won a 6-1, 6-1 meeting with Luke Lombardi at No. 1 singles.