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The Boyertown High School boys’ basketball team lost three games last week to extend the losing streak to five. The Bears are now 4-5 in PAC-10 play and 5-13 overall.
The Bears began the week on Jan. 18 when they played Phoenixville in a league contest. A good third quarter propelled the Phantoms to a 68-61 victory over Boyertown.
Phoenixville held a 30-27 halftime lead, then broke things open a bit in the third quarter when they outscored the locals, 19-11. The Bears had a 23-point fourth quarter but were unable to mount a comeback.
Mike Mansur led the team with 24 points, including four three-point buckets. Ryan Corcoran netted nine points while Tyler Bauman and Connor Dunn each scored eight.
On Jan. 19. the Bears traveled to Emmaus for a non-league game. Emmaus got off to a good start and never stopped going as the defeated Boyertown, 67-40.
The Green Hornets took control of the game early as they took an 18-2 lead into the second quarter. They expanded the lead to 25 by halftime, 38-13, then put the game away by outscoring Boyertown in the third quarter, 19-9.
Connor Dunn led the team in scoring with nine points. Mansure scored seven while Bauman and Dylan Coughlin each scored five.
The Bears got back into PAC-10 play when they played host to Owen J. Roberts on Jan. 22. The Wildcats got revenge on the Bears for Boyertown’s early victory over O.J. Roberts. This time the Wildcats used strong first and third quarters to defeat the Bears, 65-45.
Owen J. Roberts jumped out to an 18-6 lead after one quarter, then led by 14 at halftime. They put the game away in the third quarter by outscoring the Bears, 15-6.
Corcoran was the high scorer for Boyertown with 15 points in the game. Bauman scored 13 and Connor had eight.
The Boyertown High girls’ basketball team improved to 8-1 in the PAC-10 after winning a pair of league games. The Lady Bears are 15-3 overall.
Boyertown began the week with a PAC-10 game at Phoenixville. The Lady Bears had little trouble winning the game, 65-38.
The Lady Bears jumped out to a 19-11 lead after one quarter, then increased the lead to 19 by halftime, 36-17. The game was salted away in the fourth quarter when Boyertown outscored Phoenixville, 16-5.
Kaitlyn Eisenhard led the Boyertown offense with 16 points in the contest. Dee Terry and Olivia Cavallo each netted 12 points and Maria Garofolo scored eight.
On Jan. 19, the Lady Bears were at home to take on Parkland in a non-league game. Parkland had a good start and that’s all they needed to defeated the Bears, 55-44.
Parkland took a 17-6 lead into the second quarter, then led by 13 at halftime, 25-12. The lead was too much for the Bears to make up in the second half.
Eisenhard was the top scorer for Boyertown once again with 22 points. Cavallo and Kaitlyn DeHaven each scored six points and Marie Valenti had four.
The Lady Bears got back to PAC-10 action on Jan. 22 when they traveled to Bucktown to take on Owen J. Roberts. Boyertown was able to win the game, 53-35.
Boyertown took a 9-5 lead after one quarter, then upped the lead to nine points at halftime, 23-14. The Lady Bears opened things up in the third quarter by outscoring the Wildcats, 16-7.
Eisenhard paced the Boyertown offense with 15 points in the game. Cavallo scored 10 while Alyssa Cotellese netted eight and Terry added seven.
The Boyertown High wrestling team improved to 5-2 in the PAC-10 after a pair of league victories.
On Jan. 17, the Bears shutout Pottsgrove, 70-0.
Winning by pins were: Dylan Wertz (126), 0:56; Eddie Kriczky (138), 5:02; Jake Salkowitz (145), 1:47; Garrett Abare (160), 4:32; Jordan Wertz (195), 0:59; and Lucas Miller (285), 3:50.
Winning by decisions were: Garrett Mauger (113), 14-2; Gregg Harvey (152), 6-3; Mike Fretz (182), 16-6; and Jordan Wood (220), 7-1.
Cocy Richmond (170) won by a technical fall, 22-4, while Mickey Sedor (120) and Brody O’Connell (285) won by forfeits.
On Jan. 23, the Bears defeated Perkiomen Valley, 61-6.
Winning by pins for Boyertown were: Gray Garber (182), 5:57; Brody O’Connell (220), 1:02; Jordan Wood (285), 3:32; Lucas Miller (106), 1:05; Garrett Mauger (113), 5:03; Dylan Wertz (120), 5:17; Eddie Kriczky (126), 1:36; and Garrett Abare (160), 2:40.
Winning by decisions were: Cody Richmond (170), 8-6; Jordan Wertz (195), 6-2; Ty Miller (132), 9-0; and Jake Salkowitz (145), 8-4.
The Boyertown High boys’ swim team added three more victories to their record which now stands at 4-0 in the league and 8-1 overall.
On Jan. 18, the Bears defeat Exeter, 110-60, and Twin Valley, 136-0 in a tri-meet.
In the victory over Twin Valley, Boyertown was led by Seth Wrigley and Cody Weiler who won two individual events each. Wrigley won the 50 free (23.78 seconds) and the 100 free (52.25 seconds); Weiler was first in the 100 fly (59.46 seconds) and the 100 back (57.77 second).
Also winning individual events were: Steve Miller, 200 free (1:49.79); Shane Corbett, 200 individual medley (2:08.08); Nick Savino, 500 free (5:34.92); and Josh Shoemaker, 100 breast (1:06.94).
Also winning was the 200 medley relay team of Corbett, Russell Lambert, Miller and Weiler (1:43.73); the 200 free relay team of Miller, Shoemaker, Andrew Grofe and Lambert (1:35.85); and the 400 free relay team of Jordan Glasner, Jeremy Glasner, Grove and Christian VanDyke (3:58.24).
On Jan. 23, the Bears defeated Pottsgrove, 106-50.
Corbett led the Bears with a pair of first place finishes. He won the 200 individual medley (2:07.67) and the 100 free (52.02 seconds).
Also winning individual events for Boyertown were: Grofe, 200 free (2:04.23); Lambert, 50 free (24.56); Parker Vvian, 100 fly (59.97); Wrigley, 500 free (5:17.74).
Also winning for Boyertown were: the 200 medley relay team of Chase Renninger, Shoemaker, Nick Vivian and Wieler (1:47.64); the 200 free relay of Jeremy Glasner, Grove, CanDyke and Shoemaker (1:42.47).
The Boyertown High girls’ swimming team improved to 3-1 in the league and 5-4 overall after three victories last week.
On Jan. 18, the Lady Bears defeated Exeter, 114-55, and Twin Valley, 112-56 in a tri meet. In the victory over Exeter, Boyertown was led by Taylor Cisik and Laura Simpson won two individual events each.
Cisik was first in the 50 free (25.70 seconds) and the 100 free (56.02 seconds), while Simpson won the 200 free (2:09.64) and the 500 free (5:23.30).
Also winning individual events for the Lady Bears were: Haley Weller, 200 individual medley (2:35.60); and Olivia Savino, 100 breast (1:11.49).
Also winning for Boyertown was the 200 medley relay team of Paige Slowik, Savino, Pei Calia and Lily Fanok (2:00.82); the 200 free relay team of Savino, Simpson, Calia and Cisik (1:48.28); and the 400 free relay team of Cisik, Fanok, Weller and Simpson (4:04.92).
On Jan. 23, the Bears defeated Pottsgrove, 102-60. Boyertown was led by Cisik who was first in the 100 fly (1:06.41) and the 500 free (5:38.05).
Also winning individual events for the Lady Bears were: Jessica Morris, 200 free (2:15.82); Courtney Reiss, 200 individual medley (2:37.04); and Sydney Garofolo, 50 free (28.29 seconds).
Also winning for Boyertown was the 200 medley relay team of Slowik, Savino, Morgan Coates and Marlee Snyder (2:05.62); and the 200 free relay team of Taylor Manes, Garofolo, Jordan Coggia and Fanok (1:56.07).
The Oley Valley High School boys’ basketball team split a pair of games last week. The Lynx are 4-2 in league play and 9-6 overall. The Lynx are in second place in the division.
The Lynx began the week with a home game against Wyomissing, the winner gaining first place in Division 3 of the Berks League. The game went down to the wire but it was Wyomissing that won the game, 64-62.
Oley got off to a good start by taking a 21-16 lead after one quarter. They increased the advantage to seven points by halftime, then led by eight after three quarters, 54-46. But Wyomissing came roaring back in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Lynx, 18-8.
Adam Kriebel led the Oley Valley offense with 18 points in the game. Hunter Renninger netted 10 and Jabari Johnsom chipped in with nine. Jay Kerkeslager and Collin Moyer each added eight points.
On Jan. 22, the Lynx traveled to Hamburg to take on the Hawks in a non-league game. Thanks in part to a great start, the Lynx won the game, 49-36.
Oley Valley took control of the game early, outscoring Hamburg in the first quarter, 20-7. The two teams played evenly throughout the rest of the game giving Oley the win.
Kriebel and Moyer led the balanced Oley Valley attack with eight points each. Renninger and Ralph Biehl each scored seven and Johnson added six.
The Oley Valley High School remained unbeaten in the Berks League and alone in first place in Divison 3 after winning all three of their games last week.
The Lady Lynx began the week on the road against non-league opponent Kennett Square. The Oley defense wouldn’t allow the Kennett offense to get going which led the Lynx to a 44-28 victory.
Oley jumped out to a 12-6 lead after one quarter, then expanded the advantage to eight by halftime, 21-13. Oley pulled away from their hosts in the fourth quarter by outscoring the Blue Demons in the period, 14-6.
Brandi Vallely led the Oley Valley offense with 21 points in the game. Amanda Rizzuti netted 13 and Courney Dunn added nine.
On Jan. 18, Oley got back into Berks League play when they took on Wyomissing. The game was close until Oley pulled away in the fourth quarter and defeated the Spartans, 55-39.
Oley took an 18-13 lead into the second quarter, then led by 15 at halftime, 31-16. The Lady Spartans came back to cut the lead to six after three quarters, but Oley outscored Wyomissing in the final period, 19-9.
Vallely paced the Oley offense with 18 points in the game. Rizzuti was right behind her with 17, while Carly Kauffman added six.
On Jan. 22, the Lady Lynx came back home to battle non-league opponent Hamburg. A big first quarter help Oley to a 63-48 victory.
Oley took control of the game early, outscoring Hamburg in the first quarter, 24-5. Hamburg could not recover from the early hole.
Vallely and Rizzuti led the Oley offense with 20 points each, while Dunn scored 12 and Amanda Aulenbach added five.
The Oley Valley High School wrestling team fell to 2-3 in the Berks League and 4-6 overall after losing to Schuylkill Valley on Jan. 17, 40-30.
Winning by pins for Oley were: Jared Adam (152), 1:28; Kirkland Turner (170), 2:57; and Robert Ritschard (132), 0:46.
Winning by decisions for Oley Valley were: Ryan Fretz (106), 11-6 in overtime; and Joe Fick (120), 4-2.
Erik McNamara (182) won by a forfeit.
The Oley Valley High School boys’ bowling team won a pair of matches last week and improved to 19-8 in the Berks League which ties them with Schuylkill Valley for second place in Division 2.
On Jan. 17, the Lynx defeated Antietam, 3-0. Ryan Krall led the way for Oley with a three-game series of 684. Larry Shipe bolwed a 639 and Doug Schwindt bowled a 582.
Oley Valley won the junior varsity match, 3-0.
On Jan. 22, the Lynx also shutout Hamburg, 3-0.
Alec Eppler bowled a 650, while Schwindt bowled a series of 635 and Krall rolled a 632.
Oley Valley won the junior varsity match, 3-0.
The Oley Valley High School girls’ bowling team split a pair of matches last week and are now 19-8 in the Berks League.
On Jan. 17, the Lynx blanked Antietam, 3-0. The Lady Lynx were led by Haley Youse who bowled a three-game series of 488; Sydney Majowicz bowled a 468 and Aleesia Youse bowled a 406.
On Jan. 22, Oley Valley lost a 2-1 decision to Hamburg. Majowicz was the low scorer for the Lynx with a series of 553. Youse bowled a 498 series.