Pottsgrove's baseball team hasn't had many memorable moments over the past year.

Which is why you can't blame the Falcons for savoring what went down Wednesday on their home field.

Sachael Sciarretta unloaded a three-run, two-out, walkoff homer as Pottssgrove defeated Owen J. Roberts 10-7 to snap a 20-game Pioneer Athletic Conference losing streak.

The Falcons (1-9, 2-9) trailed 7-6 heading into the final frame before tying it when Jimmy Walmsley (2-for-2, two RBI) scored on a two-out error by the Wildcats (5-7, 6-7).

Max Stump was hit by a pitch to set the stage for Sciarretta, who capped his 3-for-5, six-RBI effort by going yard to deep left. Alex Condello doubled and drove in two runs for OJR.

Phoenixville 9, Methacton 8: Cole Luzins earned a complete-game victory and batted 3-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored as the Phantoms edged the Warriors in a PAC-10 matchup.

Brett Arney had two hits, including a homer, for Phoenixville (5-6, 5-6), while Zach Gallow drove in two runs.

Kyle Feaster went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and Jim Schomberg tripled and drove in two runs for Methacton (8-3, 9-3).

Upper Perkiomen 8, Pottstown 7: Dante DeBrigida went 3-for-3 with two runs and one RBI and the Indians used a four-run seventh to turn away the Trojans in PAC-10 action.

Brandon Frickmann (2-for-3) and winning pitcher Daron Pijanowski each drove in two runs to help UP (3-9, 3-10) erase the 6-3 deficit Pottstown built through five innings. Ryan Krause (two RBI) and Dakota Robinson (3-for-3) were the hitting stars for the Trojans (1-9, 1-11).


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Pope John Paul II 12, Perkiomen Valley 11: Dan Zurowski was a two-way star for the Golden Panthers, hitting and pitching them to a comeback PAC-10 victory over the Vikings.

Zurowski had the eighth-inning single that plated the game-winning run for PJP (9-3, 10-3), and he pitched a three-strikeout no-hit effort. The Panthers also got hitting help from Chris Kucewicz (3-for-4, double, two RBI), James Bleming (2-for-3, double, three RBI) and Trevor O'Brien (3-for-5, two doubles) as they rebounded with four runs in the fourth inning, five in the fifth and two in the sixth to set the stage for their extra-inning triumph.

Perkiomen School 11, West-Mont 0: Josh Cruz fired a no-hitter with eight strikeouts as the Panthers took the five-inning Tri-County League victory over the Wings.

Naquan Holden went 2-for-3 with three RBI, Javi Quinones was 2-for-3 with a triple, two RBI and two runs and Tom Aaron was 2-for-2 with three runs, a triple and one RBI for Perkiomen School (4-0, 10-2).Exeter 12, Daniel Boone 6: Zach Heffner was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and Bryant Schwoyer was 2-for-2 with a double and three runs for the Blazers (3-4, 5-6) in the Berks Conference loss.Blair Academy 9, Hill School 1: Christian Suk pitched a complete game, allowing one earned on five hits as Blair used a six-run fourth inning to edge the Hill School in a MAPL contest.

Jake Wright homered for the Hill. He finished the day 1-for-3 from the plate with one run scored and one RBI.

 

SOFTBALL

Methacton 13, Phoenixville 1: Home runs by Emily Harris and Sarah Rambo sparked the 16-hit offense that enabled the Warriors to make quick work of the Phantoms in their PAC-10 contest.

Harris (3-for-3, seven RBI) hit a grand slam that ended the game early, coming in the bottom of the fifth. Rambo also went "yard' as part of her own 3-for-3 plate showing, and Amanda Kulp added a 4-for-4 bat in support of Meghan Stauffer's one-hit, five-strikeout pitching.

Spring-Ford 8, Boyertown 0: Megan Kern went 2-for-4 with a triple, homer and five RBI to power the Rams past the Bears in a rematch of last year's PAC-10 final.

Leadoff hitter Cassie Alexy went 2-for-4 with two runs and Amber Sergas and Jenna Lee combined on a three-hit shutout for Spring-Ford (10-1, 10-1).

Owen J. Roberts 9, Pottsgrove 8: Deanna Miller hit a game-winning two run double as Owen J. Roberts rallied to top Pottsgrove. Down three in the bottom of the seventh Sydney Schnarrs tagged reliever Gabi Ermish for a two-run single before Miller capped off the four-run inning to send the Wildcats to the win. Miller finished the game 2-for-3 with two RBI. Schnarrs finished 2-for-3 with three RBI.

The Falcons had built an 8-5 lead courtesy of a seven-run inning in the fifth. Lexi Kehl had two RBI to lead Pottsgrove.

Perkiomen Valley 16, Pope John Paul II 1: Kelsey Impink went 2-for-3 with two RBI as the Vikings topped the Golden Panthers in a three-inning PAC-10 affair.

Alex Haines was 2-for-2 with three runs and one RBI for PV (8-3, 9-3). Alyssa Schwab led off the game with a home run for PJP (0-9, 0-9), but Emily Oltman and Rachel Helverson combined for no-hit ball after that.

Upper Perkiomen 15, Pottstown 0: Lynsey Quinn and Emily Moll combined for a no-hitter while the Indians brought the "mercy rule' into effect in four innings of their PAC-10 game with the Trojans.

Megan Quinn led the UP offense, her grand slam leading a 3-for-4 plate showing. Casey Umstead tripled and doubled in a 2-for-2 outing, and singles were contributed by Megan Quinn, Heather Smith, Quinn, Gracia Curley and Laura Frank.

Daniel Boone 7, Exeter 2: The Blazers used a five-run fifth inning to break a 2-2 tie with the Eagles and secure a Berks Conference win.

Bekah Slattery struck out 11 for Daniel Boone (7-0, 13-0) as Maggie Koch and Gabby Willman each hit home runs. The Christian Academy 9, Perkiomen School 4: Mindi Gallagher doubled and drove in two runsand Isabella San Miguel and Dorita Deveney were each 2-for-4 with one RBI for the Panthers in the non-league.

 

BOYS LACROSSE

Pottsgrove 8, Phoenixville 7: Riley Michaels scored the game-winner in overtime as Pottsgrove topped the Phantoms on Phoenixville's senior night.Wyatt Porter added three goals and an assist for Pottsgrove. Brennan Cassidy scored two for Phoenixville.

Perkiomen School 8, Phelps 0: Tim Turner and Ryland Patterson sparked the Panthers as they used a shutout of Phelps School to maintain their unbeaten standing in the Tri-County League.

Turner earned the shutout in goal, making five saves. Patterson led Perkiomen (2-0, 2-5) with three goals, Derek Fosbenner and Alex Arhontulis each adding two and Ben Shapiro one.

Hill School 12, Blair Academy 11: The last of Jake Saenz' seven goals ended up the clincher for the Blues in a Mid-Atlantic Prep League victory over Blair that went to overtime.

Saenz scored off a dodge from up top and two subsequent passes. Will Schantz helped set up the winning play by winning a critical draw in OT.

 

GIRLS LACROSSE

Boyertown 21, Owen J. Roberts 13: With Haley Wentzel figuring in on seven of their goals, the Bears scored a dozen in the second half to expand their eventual game-winning lead over the Wildcats in PAC-10 play.

Wentzel scored five goals and assisted on two others for Boyertown, which got four goals and two assists apiece from Grace McFadyen and Emma Morgan to go with a hat trick from Alex O'Herrick. Maddie Gebert had a game-high six goals for Roberts while Devin Hassinger added three and Katie Dempsey two.

Pope John Paul II 16, Pottsgrove 7: Jordan Kengor netted seven goals and three assists and Lillia Walls had three goals and four assists to lead the Golden Panthers past the Falcons for the second time in two days.

Kelsey Brennan had two goals, Grace Dawson had one goal and one assist, and Meg Mattiola, Angela McMonagle and Kylie Cherneskie each had one goal for PJP (3-6, 5-7).

Caitlin Gillette scored a game-high five goals for Pottsgrove (1-11, 4-11), which got one goal each from Jaid Mark and Courtney Petrucelli.

Spring-Ford 15, Perkiomen Valley 7: Brianna Cirino figured in on six of the Rams' goals in their PAC-10 victory over the Vikings.

Cirino scored four times and assisted on two other tallies to lead a Spring-Ford lineup that got two-goal outings from Kira Gensler, Julianna Radzinski, Karly Stevens and Danielle Rheaume. Anna Koniecki, Laura Dunne and Christie Balestra each scored twice for PV.

Hill School 15, Hun 6: Elizabeth Sitko's four-goal showing earned her game scoring honors, and the Blues a Mid-Atlantic Prep League victory over Hun School.

Behind Sitko, the Hill got two goals apiece from Kathleen Carmichael, Liz Cossel, Amanda Dupell and Bree Gordon. Sitko and Cossel were also credited with pairs of goals.

 

BOYS TENNIS

Phoenixville 7, Pottsgrove 0: The Phantoms won all but one match in straight sets en route to a sweep of the Falcons in PAC-10 play.

Phoenixville's best showing came at second doubles, with Andy Peterson and Mike Pinelli prevailing in a pair of 6-0 sets. Pottsgrove did its best at fourth doubles, Dwight Marazas and Austin Leach going in a 7-5, 6-4 loss.

Spring-Ford 6, Pennridge 1: Though extended to three sets five times, the Rams were still able to win this non-league match by a solid margin. The best individual effort for Spring-Ford came at second singles, where Ryan Schweitzer handled Pennridge's Jessie Herb in a pair of 6-1 sets.

 

MEN'S LACROSSE

Ursinus 9, Haverford 6: The Bears used a 5-1 scoring tear to break out of a 2-2 tie with the Fords and secure a key Centennial Conference victory.

Jake Weber and Dylan Spangenberg each had two goals for Ursinus. Shawn Caven was 14-for-17 from the dot with seven ground balls, and sophomore goalkeeper Brian Neff had seven saves.

With the win, Ursinus (8-6 overall remains alive in the conference's playoff race with one game left. To qualify for the playoffs, the Bears will need to beat Muhlenberg, and have either Gettysburg or Dickinson lose on Saturday. The Bears can also qualify for the playoffs if they remain tied with Gettysburg and Dickinson at three losses each.

 

WOMEN'S LACROSSE

Ursinus 6, Haverford 4: Freshman Jayme Verman scored the go-ahead goal with 4:06 left to as the Bears defeated Haverford in Centennial Conference play at Swan Field.

The Bears (3-5, 8-7) held the Fords (3-5, 7-8) to just one goal over the final 37:15, outscoring Haverford 6-1 during that span.

Freshman Emma Ebert scored two goals, as did freshman Lindsey Grabell. Verman had an assist, as did junior Kitty Dawson. Sophomore Devin Brakel scored the other goal for the Bears.