This week's high school sports wrap-up

Photo by Aimee Herbert The Exeter High School baseball team is 3-1 in the Berks League so far this season.

Daniel Boone

Baseball

The Daniel Boone High School baseball team fell to 0-5 in the Berks League and 1-9 overall after a pair of league league losses last week.

On April 10, the Blazers traveled to Reading and came home with a 3-2 loss. Reading scored all three runs in the fourth inning to overcome a 2-0 Daniel Boone lead.

John Raina led the Daniel Boone offense with two hits, including a double and one RBI. He was also the losing pitcher, fanning six Reading batters.

On April 15, the Blazers were back home, but with the same result - a one-run loss to Wilson, 2-1.

Pop Lacey was the hard luck losing pitcher, going the distance for the Blazers.

Softball

The Daniel Boone High School softball team dropped to 4-1 in the Berks League and 6-2 overall after splitting a pair of league games last week. The Lady Blazers are tied for first place with Muhlenberg in Division 1.

On April 10, the Blazaers had no touble defeating Reading, 13-0. Savannah Toth and Maggie Koch each had a pair of doubles to lead the Daniel Boone offense. Koch was also the winning pitcher.

On April 15, the Lady Blazers suffered their first league loss of the season, falling to Wilson, 4-2. Brittany Smith scored both of Daniel Boone’s runs and drove in one of the runs with a double.

Boys’ Lacrosse

The Daniel Boone High School boys’ lacrosse team fell to 0-7 in the Berks League after losing to Wyomissing on April 12, 19-3.

Tanner Pajakina scored a pair of goals for Daniel Boone and Jack Orendorff scored the other goal. Ben Linsey made seven saves in goal for the Blazers.

Boys’ Tennis

The Daniel Boone High School boys’ tennis team split a pair of matches last week. The Blazers are 1-3 in the Berks League and 2-10 overall.

On April 10, the Blazers defeated Pottsville, 4-3. Winning in singles competition were: Kyle Jones, 6-1, 6-1; Jake Coatney, 6-1, 6-4; and Gary Jones, 6-4, 6-4.

Also winning for Daniel Boone was the doubles team of Dan Reightnour and Jones, 6-0, 6-3.

The next day, the Blazers were defeated by Schuylkill Valley, 6-1. Reightnour earned Boone’s lone victory of the match, 5-7. 6-4, 10-7.

Exeter

Baseball

The Exeter High School baseball team improved to 3-1 in the Berks League and 5-3 overall after blanking Reading on April 15, 6-0.

Joe Richie hurled a one-hitter for the Eagles and struckout 10 Reading batters.

Derian Serlat and Ben Bortz each had two hits and two runs scored while Alex Dundore added a single, double and two RBIs. Andrew Hertzog had two RBIs.

Softball

The Exeter High School softball team won two of three games last week and is now 2-3 in the Berks League and 3-7 overall.

On April 10, the Eagles were defeated by Muhlenberg, 12-2. The game was tight until the Muhls scored nine runs over the sixth and seventh innings.

In a non-league game on April 11, the Lady Eagles cruised by McCaskey, 17-6.

Parker Fizz led the Exeter offense with four hits, including two doubles, four RBIs and three runs scored. Maddie Pyott had three hits, three RBIs and three runs scored.

On April 15, the Lady Eagles had another big win, this time a 15-4 victory over Reading. Exeter broke open a 4-2 game with three runs in the fourth and eight in the fifth as the game was stopped after five innings due to the mercy rule.

Fizz had another big day at the plate with three hits including a double. Pyott added a single and a triple and Kayla Evans added a double.

Alicia DeMille was the winning pitcher, improving her record to 2-1.

Boys’ Volleyball

The Exeter High School boys’ volleyball team improved to 5-1 in the Berks League after defeating Reading on April 11, 3-0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-20).

Ryan Santos had nine kills and two blocks for Exeter, while Corbin Keller chipped in with nine kills and Nick Birch ahd 22 assists. Kevin Dietrich added five kills and three blocks.

Exeter won the junior varsity match, 2-0.

Boys’ Lacrosse

The Exeter High School boys’ lacrosse team lost its first two games of the season last week. The Eagles are 6-1 in the league and 8-2 overall.

On April 12, the Eagles traveled to Wilson for a battle of the unbeatens. Wilson handed Exeter its first loss of the season when the Bulldogs won the game, 15-10.

Bryan Crim and Darion Einsig each scored three goals for the Eagles while Dan Botley had two goals and two assists and Derek Stump added two goals and one assist. Ryan McGlinley had four assists.

John Havel made nine saves in goal for Exeter as the Eagles outshot Wilson, 42-35.

In a non-league game, the Eagles lost to Parkland, 12-2.

Girls’ Lacrosse

The Exeter High School girls’ lacrosse team improved to 6-0 in the Berks League after defeating Wilson on April 12, 14-12.

The Eagles were led by Hailey Leister who had eight goals and one assist in the game. Morgan Stump had four goals and two assists while Kayla Arantowicz and Emily Larson each scored one goal. Stephanie Howard had one assist.

Gabby Pochron made four saves in goal for the Lady Eagles.

On April 15, the Lady Eagles lost a non-league game to Cumberland Valley, 19-11.

Stump paced the Exeter offense with four goals and three assists in the contest. Leister had three boals and Lexi Einsig contributed with two goals.

Elise Dickie and Emily Larson each scored one goal, while Howard had one assist.

Leah Franklin made nine saves in goal for Exeter.

Boys’ Track

The Exeter High School boys’ track team fell to 0-3 last week after losing to Conrad Weiser on April 11, 88-62..

Winning individual events for the Eagles were: Khadem Lazare, long jump (19’-4”); Alex Keim, high jump (5’-8”); Tristan Watts, pole vault (10’-6”); and Ryan Vogel, discus (128’-2 1/2”).

Also winning for Exeter was the 400 relay team of Kyle Yocum, Chris Bingaman, Salvatore Wheeler and Brandon Zuber (46.22 seconds); and the 3,200 relay team of Joseph DeAcosta, Stephen Mack, Ryan Born and Daniel Lorah.

Girls’ Track

The Exeter High School girls’ track team fell to 0-3 in the Berks League after losing to Conrad Weiser on April 11, 88-62.

The Lady Eagles were led by triple winner Sara Wesley who finished first in the shut put (31’-4”), discus (102’-0”) and javelin (85’-5”).

Maggie Wallner won the 400 (1:02.47) for the Eagles and Laura Wachowicz won the high jump with a leap of 4’-6”.

Boys’ Tennis

The Exeter High School boys’ tennis team remained undefeated last week after winning a pair of matches. The Eagles are 5-0 in the Berks League and 10-0 ovrall. They have not only clinched a spot in the Berks League playoffs, they clinched the number one seed in the tournament.

On April 10, the Eagles shutout Muhlenberg, 7-0. Winning in singles competition were: Nolan Perugini, 6-0, 6-0; Jonah Buczewki, 6-0, 6-0; Ryan Lessig, 6-0, 6-0; Logan Gettis, 6-0, 6-0; and Angel Moyer, 6-0, 6-0.

Also winning for Exeter were the doubles teams of Perugini and Buczewski, 10-0; and Lessig and Gattis, 10-0.

On April 15, the Eagles topped Reading, 7-0. Winning in singles competition were: Perugini, 6-0, 6-0; Buczewski, 6-0, 6-0; Lessig, 6-0, 6-1; Gettis, 6-0, 6-0; and Moyer, 6-2, 6-0.

In doubles action, the team of Owen Halsey and Erik DeMotta won, 10-0, as did the team of Matt Goodman and Nate Fuller, 10-0.

Governor Mifflin

Baseball

The Governor Mifflin High School baseball team improved to 4-1 in the Berks League and 10-2 overall after a pair of victories last week.

On April 13, the Mustangs played host to non-league opponent Boyertown. Tommy DePaul and Tanner DeLucia collected two hits apiece to lead the Mustangs to a 7-0 victory over the Bears.

Buddy Ebersole was the winning pitcher and Chad Summers picked up the save.

The Mustangs got back to league action on April 15 when they hosted Muhlenberg. Doug McFarland singled home a run in the bottom of the seventh to give Mifflin a come-from-behind 5-4 victory.

Muhlenberg jumped out to a 3-0 lead, until Mifflin came back to tie the game with three runs in the bottom of the third.

Tommy DePaul and Sean Coldren each had doubles for Mifflin which had 10 hits in the game. John Catchmark was the winning pitcher, pitching four shutout innings of relief.

Softball

The Governor Mifflin High School softball team fell to 2-3 in the Berks League and 3-8 overall after losing to Muhlenberg on April 15, 5-1.

The Lady Muhls scored one in the first, two in the second, one in the third and one in the fourth to take a 5-0 lead. Mifflin could not recover from the deficit.

Aileen Roulston led the Governor Mifflin offense with two of her team’s five hits in the game

Steph Kramer was the losing pitcher.

Boys’ Volleyball

The Governor Mifflin High School boys’ volleyball team split a pair of Berks League matches last week. The Mustangs are 2-3 in the league and 2-4 overall.

On April 9, the Eagles defeated Reading, 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-16).

Alex Cortellessa led the way for Mifflin with eight kills and 20 digs. Brian Boyer added 11 kills and three blocks, whiel Sean McBryan added two kills, seven digs and 35 assists.

Governor Mifflin won the junior varsity match, 2-1.

On April 11, the Mustangs lost to Wilson, 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-19).

Jamie Molet had six kills and two blocks for Mifflin, while Justin Bixler contributed with 12 digs and McBryan had 11 digs and 25 assists.

Governor Mifflin won the junior varsity match, 2-1.

Boys’ Lacrosse

The Governor Mifflin High School boys’ lacrosse team split a pair of games last week and are 3-4 in the Berks League and 6-4 overall.

On April 11, the Mustangs lost to Wilson, 11-4. Aric Dupell, Darren Schlegel, Dave Suchoza and Richard Yelk wree the goal scorers for Mifflin, while Jeb Taylor and Ryan Barbon were each credited with an assist.

Zach Kunkel made 11 saves in goal for the Mustangs.

In a non-league contest, Exeter defeated Cocalico, 11-8.

Dupell had three goals and two assists for the winners and Matt Shermot added two goals and three assists. Schlegel chipped in with two goals and one assist and Suchoza collected two goals. Austin Arroyo and Matt Klusewitz each scored a goal and Yelk had one assist.

Kunkel made 10 saves in goal.

Girls’ Lacrosse

The Governor Mifflin High School girls’ lacrosse team split a pair of games last week and are 4-2 in the Berks League and 7-4 overall.

On April 13, the Lady Mustangs pulled out a 12-11 victory over Coatesville. Caroline Kallos led the way for Mifflin with six goals in the game. Emma Jones had two goals while Melanie Colozzi had a goal and one assist. Katie Fink, Sarah ZLeporace and Kelly Muenster all had one goal.

Casandra Allen made 11 saves in goal for Mifflin.

On April 15, the Mustangs lost to Lancaster County Day School, 20-7.

Kallos had three goals for the Lady Mustangs while Jones had two and Muenster added a goal and one assist. Colozzi scored a goal.

Allen made six saves in net and Caitlyn Laffey made one save for Governor Mifflin.

Boys’ Tennis

The Governor Mifflin High School boys’ tennis team improved to 2-2 in the Berks League and 5-6 overall after defeating Twin Valley on April 15, 7-0.

Winning in singles competition for Mifflin were: Quentin Smith, 6-1, 6-4; Nate Calder, 6-0, 6-1; Reid Hoff, 6-3, 6-2; Matt Welsh, 6-2, 6-1; and Arie Reichard, 6-1, 6-1.

Also winning was the doubles team of Smith and Calder, 6-0, 6-0; and Hoff and Jake Klahr, 6-1, 6-1.