Rams reach end of line

Pennridge volleyball lost to Pennsbury, 3-0 (28-26, 25-17, 25-23), on Thursday for District One Class AAA third place, ending the Rams’ season at 16-5. Stats for the Rams: Chris McKinney, eight kills, two blocks; Kevin Jones, eight kills; Cross Edwards, seven kills, five digs; Zach Detweiler, three kills, three blocks; Ryan Benscoter, three kills, two blocks; Danny Rutter, eight digs; Ethan Lionetti, seven digs; Jeremy Pruss, four digs; and Corey Quaste, 22 assists.


Rock North nudges Rams

Pennridge volleyball lost to CR North, 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 27-25), in the District One Class AAA semifinals on Tuesday. Stats for the Rams: Zach Detweiler, eight kills; Chris McKinney, six kills; Ryan Benscoter, four kills, three blocks; Cross Edwards, three kills, two aces; Kevin Jones, three kills, two aces; Corey Quaste, 21 assists, nine digs; Danny Rutter, 10 digs; Jeremy Pruss, four digs; and Ethan Lionetti, three digs. Pennridge dropped to 16-4 overall on the season. The Rams will play at Pennsbury on Thursday; only the victor will earn a spot in states.

Rams rough up Hawks

Pennridge volleyball swept CR South, 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-21), in the District One Class AAA quarterfinals on Thursday. Stats for the Rams: Cross Edwards, 13 kills, six digs; Ryan Benscoter, seven kills, four blocks; Zach Detweiler, seven kills, three aces; Chris McKinney, five kills, four aces; Kevin Jones, four kills; Corey Quaste, 29 assists, seven digs; Danny Rutter, nine digs; Jeremy Pruss, five digs; and Ethan Lionetti, four digs. With the win, Pennridge advances to the district semifinals on Tuesday at CR North. The Rams are 16-3 overall this season.

Garnet Valley stuns Patriots

CB East boys’ lacrosse saw its season end in the second round of the District One Class AAA tournament on Thursday. The Patriots were tripped up by visiting Garnet Valley, 7-6. Ryan Stout had two goals and an assist to lead CB East. Michael Ott chipped in two goals. Jacob Manion had a goal and an assist. Ott added 11 groundballs and won 15 of 16 faceoffs. John Galow came up with two caused turnovers, and Liam Rosenthal made six saves in goal.

Patriots annihilate Abington

CB East baseball crushed Abington, 13-3, on Thursday. The Patriots broke the game open with a seven-run sixth inning. Jack Roland pitched a complete-game seven-hitter, needing only 74 pitches to shut down the Galloping Ghosts. He struck out six and didn’t walk a batter. James Pello drove in four. Sean E’nama scored four runs. Grant Meiers and Tommy Webb each collected two hits for CB East.

Rams push past Bucks

Pennridge volleyball trumped CB West, 3-1 (16-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-15), on Wednesday. Stats for the Rams: Cross Edwards, 12 kills, nine digs; Zach Detweiler, nine kills, three blocks; Chris McKinney, five kills, two blocks; Ryan Benscoter, five kills, six blocks; Kevin Jones, four kills, two aces; Corey Quaste, 32 assists, seven digs, three blocks; Danny Rutter, 13 digs, three aces; and Jeremy Pruss, six digs, two aces. Pennridge finished its regular season with a 15-3 record and came in second in the SOL Continental Conference with a 14-2 mark.

Titans close campaign

CB South volleyball ended its season on Wednesday with a 3-1 (21-25, 25-22, 25-16, 25-20) loss to North Penn. Stats for the Titans: Joe Karn, nine kills, two blocks, five digs, one assist; Jon Zonshein, two kills, 13 digs, one assist; Andrew Rubas, one ace, two kills, two blocks, one dig, 17 assists; and Mason Zeo, one kill, nine digs.

Patriots thwart Golden Hawks

CB East boys’ lacrosse defeated CR South, 6-2, on Wednesday. Michael Ott starred for the Patriots, finishing with four goals and six groundballs and winning nine of 12 faceoffs. Collin Stein had a goal, four groundballs and two caused turnovers. Jacob Manion also found the back of the net. John Galow notched five groundballs and six caused turnovers, while Jake Kueny had three groundballs and two caused turnovers. Connor Martin had two groundballs; Liam Rosenthal made three saves for CB East, which will begin districts next week.