Mekhi Clemons and Chad Kellar each won two events as Perkiomen Valley defeated Owen J. Roberts 88.5-52.5 in a Pioneer Athletic Conference boys track meet Wednesday at Graterford.

Clemons got his firsts in the 100 (11.19) and high jump (6-0) while Kellar headed the 400 (51.34) and 200 (23.47).

Nate Smith was a double-winner for Roberts, sweeping the hurdles with respective times of 43.44 and 17.62 in the 300 intermediates and 110 highs.

Pottsgrove 95, Upper Perkiomen 54: Devon Fink and Kristian Cortez each won two individual events to head the Falcons' PAC-10 victory over the Indians.

Fink got his firsts in the hurdles, heading the 300 intermediates (41.6) and 100 highs (15.7), while Cortez won the shot put (42.6) and discus (113-6 1/2).

Travis Kline gave UP three firsts in the long jump (21-2¾), triple jump (43-5) and javelin (140-3), with Jake Keiper first in the 1,600 94:47.6) and 800 (2:07.9).

 

GIRLS TRACK

Perkiomen Valley 80.5, Owen J. Roberts 60.5: Jen Maurer and Macey Tanseco were the big individual winners for the Vikings as they outran the Wildcats in their PAC-10 pairing.

Maurer was a triple-winner in the 100 (13.04), the long jump (15-9) and the triple jump (34-6½), with Tanseco scoring her firsts in the discus (103-7) and shot put (39-0). Jill Weston won three events to lead Owen J, topping the 300 and 100 hurdles (47.38, 16.42) and the 800 (2:27.20).

Pottsgrove 104, Upper Perkiomen 41: The Falcons got multiple-win outings from four girls as they outran the Indians in PAC-10 competition.

Alivia Faison swept the hurdles, winning the 300 intermediates in 49.9 and the 100s in 16.4. Diana Randleman won the 100 (13.0) and 200 (27.1), Dyani Hairston headed the 1,600 (6:00.2) and 3,200 (13:10.5), and Timeka Barr topped the 400 (1:04.2) and long jump (16-2 1/4).

 

BOYS LACROSSE

Owen J. Roberts 18, Perkiomen Valley 6: Austin DelGatto's six-goal, one-assist effort helped the Wildcats storm past the Vikings in a PAC-10 contest.

OJR led 3-2 after one quarter before erupting for 12 second-period goals. Chris Antich had two goals and four assists, Sam Garges had two goals and three assists and Ben Hiltebeitel had two goals and two assists for OJR (3-1, 4-1).

Shawn Dickey led PV (0-2, 2-2) with two goals, and Zack Lynn had one goal and one assist.

Spring-Ford 6, Methacton 4: Balanced scoring was key to the Rams' PAC-10 victory over the Warriors.

Spring-Ford got goals from Carter Gensler, Kevin Todd, Cody Davis, Zach Hare (one assist) and Alec Orcutt as it opened a 4-1 halftime lead. That nullified the hat trick Keith White netted for Methacton, whose other goal came from Dom Germano.

Academy of New Church 13, Perkiomen School 2: The Panthers were overrun by ANC in their non-league game, dropping to 0-3 on the season.

Brad Heinzinger and Alex Arhontoulis did the scoring for Perkiomen. Tim Turner had another solid game in goal, making 20 saves.

 

GIRLS LACROSSE

Pottstown 13, Pope John Paul II 10: Julia Pearson scored seven goals and Madison Mackewicz netted two goals for the Trojans in the PAC-10 victory over the Golden Panthers.

Sidney Sanford, Tyler Thorne, Mardaije Pearson and Emily Iezzi each had one goal for Pottstown (1-2, 1-3), which opened an 8-3 halftime advantage and held off PJP. Brigid Benfield made 13 saves.

For the Golden Panthers (1-1, 1-2), Kate Cressman and Jordan Kengor had three goals each; Lillia Walls, Grace Dawson, Meg Mattiolla and Angela McGonagle all scored one goal; and Jackie Bowes had 13 saves.

Phoenixville 12, Pottsgrove 7: Ellie Delaney netted seven goals to power the Phantoms past the Falcons in PAC-10 action.

Zoe Bullotta had three goals and one assist, Angie Hyde and Ellie Wentz had one goal apiece and Kelli Matson, Kira Landis and Amy Hill each had one assist for Phoenixville (3-0, 4-0), which got 14 saves from Meg Nemeth.

For Pottsgrove (0-2, 1-3), Caitlin Gillette had two goals and two assists, Brianna West had two goals and one assist, Jaid Mark, Arayna Hedgepeth and Cheyenne Owens each had one goal, and Hailey Jacobs notched 12 saves.

Upper Merion 12, Upper Perkiomen 11: Jackie Shamble and Liz Botto each scored three goals as Upper Merion edged the Tribe in a non-league contest.

Fran Lindelow, Julia Reinert and Haley O'Malley each scored twice for Upper Merion as the team pulled out the victory after the score was deadlocked at six entering the half.

Morgan Rynn scored four goals and registered an assist for the Tribe who also saw contributions from Kayla Smith (two goals) and Aubrey Wilcox (two goals).

Academy of the New Church 20, Perkiomen School 11: Nicole Pupillo had scored four goals and Victoria Rath scored three goals for the Panthers in the non-league loss.

Maddie Faraco and Steph Falcone had two goals apiece for Perkiomen School. Savannah Smith led ANC with five goals.

Friends' Central 10, Hill School 9: A late run left the Blues short in their non-league loss to Friends' Central.

Elizabeth Sitko and Bree Gorman turned in hat tricks for the Hill, which trailed its hosts by a 6-3 count in the first half. Kathleen Carmichael, Amanda Dupell and Kathryn Chase rounded out the locals' scoring, with Carmichael also getting credit for a pair of assists.

 

BOYS GOLF

Hill School 273, Pope John Paul II 289: Stuart Fuller earned low-man honors for the Blues as they opened the spring season with a victory over the Golden Panthers.

Fuller carded a 42 in the "winter rules' format under which the match was played at Brookside Country Club. Scott McKean, Will Davis, Jake Trombley and Jonathan Sha followed with 46s while Mike Novello added a 47.

 

SWIMMING

YMCA Indoor Nationals: The Pottstown Y Seahawks saw a team record shatter as Alex McCullough, Sam Feiser, Ethan D'Arcangelo and Oskar Ehrnberg finished 29th in the 400 medley relay at the 2014 YMCA Indoor National Swimming Championship in Greensboro, NC., with a record-setting 3:29.54 finish.

Vincent Filippini made it to the "C' final in the 200 free and finished with a time of 1:41.26, good for 23rd place. D'Arcangelo was the team's highest finisher in the 100 back with a 52.23 with Morgan Schrieber touching the wall at 52.77

Also competing for the Seahawks: Maddison Marcheskie, Payton Miles, Olivia Savino and Taylor Davis in the 400 medley relay, Taylor Cisik in the 100 back and Laural Fink in the 200 free. For the Boyertown Bears, Ally Rockett won the ' B' final of the 100 backstroke with a team record 55.23 while Rockett, Emily Glinecke, Samantha Schlegel and Kaitlyn Floyd placed 26th in the 400 medley relay.

On the boys side, Ryan Owens placed 11th in the 200 free with a team-record 1:39.37. Also setting team records were Dillon Lancenese in the 100 backstroke (26th, 50.81), Matt Leenhouts in the 400 IM (32nd, 4:05.15) and the 400 medley relay of Steve Miller, Leenhouts, Lancenese and Will Swiss (21st, 3:28.04).

 

WOMEN'S LACROSSE

Washington 10, Ursinus 4: The Shorewomen scored the final five goals of the game to turn a narrow lead into a solid Centennial Conference win over the Bears.

Washington outshot Ursinus (1-2, 5-4) by a 31-18 count and held a 13-10 edge in ground balls, while both teams won eight draws each. The Bears were 15-for-17 in clears, while the Shorewomen were 17-for-18.

Emma Ebert and Jayme Verman each had two points each for Ursinus on a goal and an assist. Mary Deliberti had four ground balls to lead all participants; and in goal, Margaret Philbin made 11 stops.