This week's high school sports wrap-ups

Photo by Aimee Herbert The Tulephocken High School baseball team is 5-2 in the Berks League and tied for second place in Division 3.

Hamburg

Baseball

The Hamburg High School baseball team split a pair of Berks League games last week and are now 3-3 in the league and 9-3 overall.

Fleetwood scored a run in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out the 1-0 victory over Hamburg. Ryan Atkinson had a pair of hits for Hamburg and Joey Cominsky was the hard luck losing pitcher for the Hawks. He fanned seven batters.

On April 22, the Hawks played host to Tulpehocken and came away with a 7-4 victory.

Atkinson had three hits and two RBIs to pace the Hamburg offense while Rob Henne had two hits and three runs scored and Brandon Fry had a home run and three RBIs.

Softball

The Hamburg High School girls’ softball team won a trio of games last week and are now 2-3 in the Berks League and 6-6 overall.

On Saturday, April 20, the Hawks traveled to Northern Lebanon for a non-league game. Hamburg came home with a 10-5 victory.

Tara Klee was the star of the game, getting four hits and driving in two runs. She was also the winning pitcher fanning 10 Northern Lebanon batters.

Courtney Graham drove in a pair of runs for the Lady Hawks.

On April 22, the Hawks were at home for a game against Tulpehocken. Once again Klee pitched a strong game and helped her team to a 9-1 victory.

Graham had two more hits and two RBIs while Rebecca Blatt and Chyanne Lesher each had two hits.

The Lady Hawks got back to Berks League play on April 23 when they played host to Conrad Weiser in a completion of an earlier suspended game. The Hawks won the game, 7-4.

Graham had three hits and two RBIs for Hamburg and Hannah Shirk added two hits and a run scored. Klee doubled and drove in two.

Boys’ Track

The Hamburg High School boys’ track team fell to 1-3 in the Berks League and 3-4 overall after losing to Berks Catholic, 105-45.

Nick Sturm and Cody Miller were the only winners for the Hawks in the meet. Sturm was first in the 1,600 (5:06.8) and 3,200 (10:40.0); while Miller was first in the shot put (43’-9”) and the discus (124’-9”).

Girls’ Track

The Hamburg High School girls’ track improved to 3-1 in the Berks League and 6-1 overall after defeating Berks Catholic, 80-70.

The Lady Hawks were led by Karlie Heistand, Tatum Mack and Kali Hepner who had two individual victories apiece.

Heistand was first in the 800 (2:29.7) and the 1,600 (5:49.1); Mack won the 100 hurdles (18.8 seconds) and the high jump (4’-6”) and Hepner won the triple jump (32’-5”) and the pole vault (9’-0”).

Also earning individual wins for the Hawks were: Sydney Lesher, shot put (32’-2”); and Liz Kissinger, discus (82’-1”).

Schuylkill Valley

Baseball

The Schuylkill Valley High School lost a trio of games last week. The Panthers are now 0-6 in the Berks League and 0-12 overall.

On April 17 the Panthers traveled to Berks Catholic and suffered an 11-1 loss.

On April 19 the Panthers lost to Wyomissing, 8-4. Tyler Rosenberger suffered the mound loss as he struckout 11 Spartan batters.

On April 22, the Panthers lost a non-league game to Muhlenberg, 11-1.

Softball

The Schuylkill Valley High School softball team improved to 5-1 in the Berks League and 10-3 overall after winning three games last week.

The Panthers began the week with a 6-0 victory over Hamburg. Jai Perera had three hits, one RBI and two runs scored to lead the Schuylkill Valley offense, while Ashley Rice had a hit, two RBIs and one run scored.

Abby Boyer was the winning pitcher.

On April 17, the Lady Panthers played host to Berks Catholic in another league game. The locals came away with a 5-3 win.

Boyer and Adele King each had two hits and Boyer was the winning pitcher.

On April 19, the Lady Panthers shutout Wyomissing, 15-0. Jilly Deiley had a single, double, two RBIs and two runs scored to pace the offense for Schuylkill Valley. Boyer had two hits and one RBI and Meghan Sager added a double and two RBIs.

Boys’ Volleyball

The Schuylkill Valley High School boys’ volleyball team won two of three matches last week and are 7-1 in the Berks League and 10-1 overall.

The Panthers began the week with a victory over Berks Catholic, 3-1 (25-22, 26-28, 25-21, 25-12).

Mitch Strobel led the way for the locals with 10kills, four blocks and three aces, while Keegan Fouse had eight kills, eight digs, two blocks and two aces. Andrew Lash chipped in with two kills, two aces, two blocks and 30 assists.

Schuylkill Valley won the junior varsity match, 2-0.

On April 17, the Panthers blanked Antietam, 3-0 (25-19, 25-10, 25-17).

Strobel collected 14 kills, two digs and three blocks for the Panthers, and Frank Melvin had eight kills, two digs and seven aces. Fouse helped the cause with eight kills, two digs and two blocks, whiel Lash had three kills, four digs and 33 assists.

Schuylkill Valley won the junior varsity match, 2-0.

The Panthers suffered their first loss of the seasons when they fell to Brandywine Heights, 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-23).

Boys’ Track

The Schuylkill Valley High School boys’ track team improved to 4-0 in the Berks League after defeating Tulpehocken, 126-24.

The Panthers were led by Jared Horn who had three individual victories in the meet. He was first in the 110 hurdles (15.70 seconds); Jared Horne, high jump (6’-0”) and long jump (21’-4 1/2”).

Also winning individual events for Schuylkill Valley were: Eryk Cerankowski, 100 (11.4 seconds); Dakota Sausser, 400 (55.91 seconds); Glen Heck, 800 (2:16.60) and the 1,600 (4:50.12); Reese Salen, 300 hurdles (44.55 seconds); Jason Coon, shot put (50’-5 3/4”); Tyler Castner, discus (138’-4”); and Brian Koonce, pole vault (9’-6”).

Also winning for Schuylkill Valley were: the 400 relay team of Cerankowski, Garrtett Strobel, Dillon Riley and Greg Johnson (46.15 seconds); the 1,600 relay team of Heck, Sausser, Salen and Garrett Strobel (3:54.93); and the 3,200 relay team of Salen, Zach Spatz, Kevin Cook and Noah Bohn (11:14.95).

Girls’ Track

The Schuylkill Valley High School girls’ track team remained undefeated after defeating Tulpehocken, 129-19.

The Lady Panthers were led by Charlotte Winns who was a triple winner at the event. Winns was first in the shot put (33’-0”), discus (98’-11”) and javelin (92’-10”).

Emily Bashore, Jess Thies, Claire Burkert and Erika Miller were all double winners for Schuylkill Valley. Bashore won the 100 (13.36 seconds) and the 200 (28.37); Jess Thies won the 800 (2:32.94) and the 1,600 (5:53.94); Burkert won the 100 hurdles (17.70 seconds) and the 300 hurdles (52.34 second); and Miller won the long jump (17’-2 1/2”) and the triple jump (34’-2”).

Also winning for the Panthers were: Megan Murphy, 400 (1:06.37); Hannah Beatty, 3,200 (12:59.46); and Bre Manzolillo, pole vault (10-0”).

Also winning for Schuylkill Valley was the 400 relay team of Bashore, Keisha Bautista, Claire Burkert and Samantha Burkert (53.85 seconds); the 1,600 relay team of Murphy, Sophie Goad, Rachael Borden and Thies (4:49.29); and the 3,200 relay team of Daisy Grace, Shyanne Salen, Natalie Toburen and Murphy (12:23.35).

Boys’ Tennis

The Schuylkill Valley High School boys’ tennis team ended their Berks League season by earning its first league win of the season, a 6-1 victory over Brandywine Heights.

Winning in singles competition for the Panthers were: Nolan Boyer, 6-4, 6-2; Robbie Geer, 6-0, 6-1; Jacob Moll, 6-0, 6-2; and Nate Tricirco, 6-1, 6-0.

Also winning for the Panthers was the doubles team of Matt Longlott and Bailey Boyer, 10-2; and the team of Jacob Moll and Tricirco, 10-0.

Tulpehocken

The Tulpehocken High School baseball team split four games last week and is now 4-2 in the Berks League and 9-4 overall.

They began the week with a 2-0 home victory over Wyomissing. Both Trojan runs came in the first inning when a double steal by Dan Louviaus and Aaron Schneck resulted in an overthrow and two runs scored.

Eric Hartranft pitched the shutout for the Trojans, fanning 13 Wyomissing batters.

On April 17 the Trojans played host to Antietam and came away with a 12-2 victory. Brandon Hartranft led the way for the winners with three hits, two RBIs and two runs scored. Dan Louviaux and Clint Keeney had two hits apiece.

On April 19 the Trojans were defeated by Fleetwood, 3-1.

On April 22, the Trojans were beaten by the Hawks, 7-4.

Softball

The Tulpehocken High School softball team won three of four games last week and are 3-3 in the Berks League and 6-6 overall.

The Lady Trojans began with a 19-0 victory over Antietam in a game called after three innings due to the mercy rule.

Kayla Huey had four hits in the game including two singles, a double, home run and four RBIs. Hannah Jay had three hits while Andrea Quillman added a double, home run and three RBIs.

With a home game against Conrad Weiser on April 18, the Lady Trojans got a double, triple, two runs scored and two RBIs from Kayle Huey in a 7-1 victory.

Bailey Schies was the winning pitcher, fanning nine Conrad Weiser batters.

On April 19, the Trojans had no trouble defeating Reading, 10-0. Quillman led the Tulpehocken offense with a single and a homer.

Schies was the winning pitcher, allowing just one hit and fanning 12.

The lone loss of the week came against Hamburg, 9-1.

Boys’ Track

The Tulpehocken High School boys’ track team dropped to 1-3 in the Berks League after losing to Schuylkill Valley, 126-24.

Winning individual events for Tulpehocken were: Brandon Daub, 200 (23.73 seconds); Nick Sokolovich, 3,200 (11.20 seconds); Cody Boyer, javelin (142’-8”).

Girls’ Track

The Tulpehocken High School girls’ track team fell to 1-3 in the Berks League after losing to Schuylkill Valley, 129-19. Tulpehocken’s lone victory came from Myriah Troutman in the high jump (4’-8”).

Boys’ Tennis

The Tulpehocken High School boys’ tennis team finished up the Berks League season April 17 with a 5-2 loss to Berks Catholic.

Winning in singles competition for Tulpehocken were: Jonathan Pierson, 6-1, 6-2; and Joey Olkusz, 6-3, 6-3.

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