This week's Daniel Boone, Exeter and Governor Mifflin high school wrap-ups

Photo by Aimee Herbert Exeter goalkeeper Joe Mitchell gets ready to boot the ball.

Daniel Boone

FOOTBALL

The Daniel Boone High School football team team evened its record at 1-1 after defeating Owen J. Roberts, 35-7, on Sept. 6.

Kyle Myers led the way for Daniel Boone, rushing for 127 yards on 12 carries (10.6 yards per carry) and scored three touchdowns.

His scores from 23, 51 and 43 yards out gave the Blazers a 21-0 lead in the third quarter. Then quarterback Nick Hughes found Paul Galanti for a 69-yard touchdown pass to pretty much seal the game.

Hughes ran it in himself from five yards out to add some insurance points in the fourth quarter.

The Wildcats’ only score came late in the game on a 90 yard fumble return.

BOYS’ SOCCER

The Daniel Boone High School boys’ soccer team improved to 1-1 in the Berks League and 3-2 overall after blanking Muhlenberg on Sept. 10, 6-0.

Jason Burns continued his torrid start to the season by scoring two goals and assisting on three others. Jaxson Burns, Jamie Burns, Connor Ricci and Brenden Valverde all scored one goal.

Daniel Boone outshot Muhlenberg, 15-5, as Connor Hedgepath made five saves in goal for the Blazers.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

The Daniel Boone High School girls’ soccer team split four matches last week. The Lady Blazers are 1-1 in the Berks League and 2-3 overall.

Daniel Boone began the week with a 1-0 victory over Brandywine Heights on Sept. 7. Miranda Majewski scored the lone goal of the game for the Blazers.

Later in the day, the Lady Blazers lost to Lower Dauphin, 3-0.

On Sept. 9, Daniel Boone opened the Berks League season with a road match at Muhlenberg. The Muhls got a goal from Hailee Painter which turned out to be all they would need to defeat the Blazers, 1-0.

Daniel Boone outshot the Muhls, 9-6, as Jamie Schoemaker made nine saves in goal for the locals.

On Sept. 11, the Lady Blazers defeated Exeter in overtime, 3-2. Sammy Settle led the way for the Daniel Boone offense with a goal and one assist. Megan Ruoss and Karissa Zachman each scored a goal and Alexa Rhoads was credited with two assists.

Makinzie Witzel made eight saves in goal as Exeter outshot Boone, 12-10.

FIELD HOCKEY

The Daniel Boone High School field hockey team split a pair of games last week. The Lady Blazers are 1-1 in the Berks League and 1-3 overall.

On Monday, Sept. 9, Daniel Boone was defeated by visiting Muhlenberg, 7-1. Cara Shackleford scored Daniel Boone’s lone goal on an assist from Kelsey Matlack.

Muhlenberg outshot Daniel Boone, 14-10.

On Sept. 11, Daniel Boone traveled to Exeter and came home with a 5-0 victory. Stephanie Sievers led the way for Daniel Boone with two goals and one assist.

Kirsten Gabbett, Kacee Hunter and Matlack all scored one goal.

The Lady Blazers outshot Exeter, 31-2, as Savanna Lacek made one save in goal for Boone.

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

The Daniel Boone High School girls volleyball team split a pair of matches last week. The Lady Blazers are 2-1 in Berks League play.

On Sept. 5, the Lady Blazers blanked Wilson, 3-0 (25-23, 25-13, 25-21).

Courtney Vidovich had 11 kills and two aces for Boone, while Sara Roell added nine kills, three digs and one ace, and Rebecca Feeney added six kills and five blocks.

On Sept. 10, Daniel Boone was defeated by Exeter, 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 28-26). Courtney Vidovich had 10 kills, six digs and one ace. Roell sadded eight kills, 10 digs and two blocks. Jillian Braunsberg contributed 20 assists and five digs.

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Daniel Boone High School boys’ cross country team split a tri-meet on Sept. 10. The Blazers are 4-1 in Berks League.

Daniel Boone defeated Schuylkill Valley, 25-33, and lost to Conrad Weiser, 21-35.

Finishing in the top 12 for Daniel Boone were: Aaron Higgins, seventh; Diego Santos, eighth; Josh Gest, ninth; Ethan Shane, 10th; Steven Sievers, 11th; and Robert Miller, 12th.

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Daniel Boone High School girls’ cross country team remained undefeated (5-0) after sweeping a tri-meet on Sept. 10. The Lady Blazers defeated Conrad Weiser, 10-41; and Schuylkill Valley, 41-20.

Finishing in the top 12 for Daniel Boone were: Alex Santora, third; Sophia Guglielmi, fourth; Abigail Snyder, fifth; Jules Wanner, sixth; Alex Hamill, seventh; Bella Moyer, 10th; Alexa Shumock, 11th; and Emily Darrah, 12th.

GOLF

The Daniel Boone High School gold team won two of three matches last week and are 3-5 in the Berks League and 4-6 overall.

Jake Canning led the Blazers with a 12 hole round of 48.

On Sept. 9, the Blazers shutout Reading, 24-0. Winning for Boone were: Eric Schweitzer, 3-0; Ethan Resh, 3-0; Jake Canning, 3-0; Dylan Sacks, 3-0; Nick Morton, forfeit; Ben Linsey, forfeit; Ty Esenwein, forfeit; and Evan Slifer, forfeit.

The Blazers also defeated Exeter, 17-7, and lost to Governor Mifflin, 17.5-6.5.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

The Daniel Boone High School girls’ tennis team improved to 6-3 with a pair of wins last week.

On Sept. 9, the Blazers defeated Kutztown, 4-3. Winning singles competition for Daniel Boone were: Jamie Menarde, 6-2, 6-1; Kristin Coatney, 7-5, 4-6, 10-7; Lauren Haag, 7-5, 6-3; and Caitlin Shellhamer, 6-2, 6-2.

On Sept. 10, Boone defeated Pottsville, 6-1. Winning in singles competition for Daniel Boone were: Kelsey Cubero, 7-6, 6-2; Menarde, 6-0, 6-0; Coatney, 6-7, 7-6, 10-5; Haag, 6-0, 6-2; and Shellhamer, 6-0, 6-7, 10-5.

Also winning for the Lady Blazers was the doubles team of Menarde and Haag, 8-2.

Exeter

FOOTBALL

The Exeter High School football team lost a lot of seniors from last year’s squad, so there were a lot of questions about this year’s team. Some of those questions have already been answered as the Eagles are 2-0 so far this season after defeating Phoenixville on Sept. 6, 49-14

In their two games played so far this year, the Eagles have outscored their opponents, 83-21. Against the Phantoms, after allowing the opening kick-off to be run back 93 yards for a touchdown, the Eagles scored 42 first half points to take control of the game.

Exeter compiled 468 total yards in the game, while holding Phoenixville to just 166. quarterback Chase Yocum was 6-for-9 for 140 yards and two touchdowns, and ran 12 times for 141 yards and four rushing touchdowns.

His 26-yard jaunt in the first quarter gave the Eagles a 7-6 lead. He then hit Matt Hampton for a 32 yard touchdown strike, and Robbie Devish for a 46 yard scoring pass to make it 28-6.

Phoenixville cut the lead to 14 later in the second quarter, but Exeter bounced right back with three more touchdowns to make a second half comeback for the Phantoms all but impossible.

BOYS SOCCER

The Exeter High School boys’ soccer team won two of three matches last week, and is now 1-0 in the Berks League and 3-2 overall.

On Sept. 5, the Eagles blanked Tulpehocken in a non-league match, 1-0. Sam Feehrer scored the lone goal of the game with Demetrius Pacheco getting an assist.

In another non-legue match-up, Exeter was downed by Manheim Township, 3-2, Logan Gettis had a goal and one assist to lead the Eagles, while Nick Leinbach scored Exeter’s other goal.

On Sept. 10, the Eagles played host to Governor Mifflin in the Berks League opener. A two-goal second half helped the Eagles to a 3-0 victory.

Craig Grohoski had two goals for the winners while Feehrer also scored a goal. Eric Burkhart earned a pair of assists.

Exeter outshot the Mustangs, 11-8, as Joe Mitchell made all eight saves in goal to record the shutout.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

The Exeter High School girls’ soccer team fell to 0-2 in the Berks League and 1-6 overall after losing four matches last week.

On Sept. 7, the Eagles were blanked by Ephrata, 4-0, then lost later in the day to Palmyra, 5-2. Amber Ferreira and Erin Feryo each scored a goal for Exeter.

On Sept. 9, the Lady Eagles opened the Berks League season with a 3-0 loss to Governor Mifflin. The Lady Mustangs outshot Exeter, 18-6, as Elizabeth Hinkel made 15 saves in goal for the Eagles.

On Sept. 11, the Lady Eagles lost to Daniel Boone in another league contest, 3-2. Feryo had a goal and one assist to lead the Eagles, while Abby Hughes scored a goal and Victoria Waldman had one assist.

Each team had 10 shots on goal an Hinkel made seven saves for Exeter.

FIELD HOCKEY

The Exeter High School field hockey team split four games last week and is 0-2 in the Berks League and 2-4 overall.

In a non-league game, the Lady Eagles defeated McCaskey, 2-1. Anabelle DiStefano scored the goal for Exeter and Maddie Straka had an assist.

On Sept. 7, the Eagles shutout Wyomissing, 1-0, on a goal by DiStefano.

The Lady Eagles opened the Berks League on Sept. 9 with a 5-1 loss to Governor Mifflin. Allena Pinkavitch scored Exeter’s lone goal with an assist going to Sarah Jones.

Governor Mifflin outshot the Lady Eagles, 30-10, as Maranda Albin made 26 saves in goal for Exeter.

On Sept. 11, the Eagles were defeated by Daniel Boone, 5-0. The Blazers outshot Exeter, 31-2, as Albin made 18 saves in goal.

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

The Exeter High School girls’ volleyball team improved to 3-0 after winning to Berks League matches.

The Lady Eagles began the week with a victory over Governor Mifflin, 3-0 (25-13, 25-20, 25-6).

Elizabeth Schults had 11 kills to lead the Eagles and Danielle Faust had nine kills. Shannon Restrepo contributed with 22 assists.

On Sept. 10, Exeter shutout Daniel Boone, 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 28-26).

Schultz helped the cause with 15 kills and four aces for Exeter. Gabbie Stick chipped in with 11 kills and two aces while Faust had eigh kills and eight digs. Restrepo contributed with five digs and 31 assists.

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Exeter High School boys’ cross country team won two of three in a quad-meet on Sept. 10. The Eagles defeated Berks Catholic, 22-35, and Reading, 15-48; but lost to Twin Valley, 19-42.

Finishing in the top 15 for Exeter were: Danny Lorah, third; Kevin Brzostek, sixth; Nick Suruskie, 10th; and Joe DeAcosta, 15th.

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Exeter High School girls’ cross country team lost two of three in a quad-meet on Sept. 10. The Eagles defeated Reading, 16-45, but lost to Berks Catholic, 25-32, and Twin Valley, 27-29.

Finishing in the top 15 for Exeter were: Cassie Whitmoyer, third; Courtney Yerger, fifth; Sarah DiTomas, seventh; and Allison Gieringer, 13th.

GOLF

The Exeter High School golf team fell to 2-4-1 in the Berks League after losing a pair of matches last week.

On Sept. 6, the Eagles were fell to Governor Mifflin, 20-4. Austin Texter was Exeter’s lone winner, defeating his opponent, 3-0. Ryan Mirenda earned Exeter’s other team point.

On Sept. 10, the Eagles lost to Daniel Boone, 17-7. Winning for Exeter were: Mirenda, 2.5-.5; and Jeff Perdoch, 3-0.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

The Exeter High School girls’ tennis team improved to 6-0 overall last week after defeating Cocalico on Sept. 6, 4-3.

Winning in singles competition for Exeter were: Ali Snyder, 6-0, 6-1; and Sammi Snyder, 6-0, 6-0.

Also winning for Exeter were the doubles teams of: Ali and Sammie Snyder, 8-0; and Corinne Grohoski and Libby Timura, 8-7.

Governor Mifflin

FOOTBALL

The Governor Mifflin High School football team event its record at 1-1 last week with a 28-0 victory over Lancaster Catholic.

The Mustangs scored a touchdown in all four quarters and held Lancaster Cathlic to just 110 total yards in the game.

Wilson Fontanez got the Mustangs on the board in the first quarter with a 61 yard touchdown run. Aric Dupell went in from six yards out to make it 14-0 at halftime.

Eliseo Ortiz and Jan Johnson each had 25 yard touchdown runs in the second half to seal the deal.

Fonanez led the Mifflin offense with 99 yards rushing on 13 carries, while Johnson was right behind him with 90 yards on 14 carries.

BOYS’ SOCCER

The Governor Mifflin High School boys’ soccer team won three of four matches last week and are no 0-1 in the Berks League and 4-1 overall.

The Mustangs began the week with a 6-0 victory over Conrad Weiser. Nabie Yokie led the Mifflin offense with two goals and one assist, while Zach Weidner also had two goals.

Grant Gallen and Cameron Luther each had one goal, whiel Djibril Cherif, Jack Frebel, Nicholas Hannum and Logan Pietrowski each had one assist.

In another non-league match, Governor Mifflin shutout Greenwood, 2-0. Blake Spatz and Weidner each scored a goal for the locals while Jonah Fisher and Yokie were each credited with an assist.

On Sept. 7, the Mustangs topped Tulpehocken, 1-0. Luther scored the lone goal on an assist of Yokie.

On Sept. 10, the Mustangs opened the Berks League season with a 3-0 loss to Exeter. The Eagles outshot Mifflin, 11-8, as Nathan Calder made eight saves in goal for the Mustangs.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

The Governor Mifflin High School girls’ soccer team won three matches last week and are 2-0 in the Berks League and 4-2 overall.

On Sept. 5, the Lady Mustangs defeated Conrad Weiser in a non-league match, 3-2. Ella Jones, Jennifer Martin and Sienna Zittle all scored goals for the locals, while Paige Zittle was credited with an assist.

The Mustangs opened the Berks League season with a 3-0 victory over Exeter. Melissa Martin had a goal and one assist for Miffline, while Martin and Sienna Zittle each scored one goal. Zoe Galvin and Jones had one assist apiece.

Governor Mifflin outshot Exeter, 18-6, as Margaret Sepulveda made all six saves in goal to record the shutout.

On Sept. 11, the Mustangs cruised by Reading, 7-1. Jones paced the Mifflin offense with three goals and two assists in the match.

Paige Zittle chipped in with two goals and Martin had one. Kendra Galvin and Zoe Galvin each had an assist.

The Lady Mustangs outshot Reading, 12-3, as Sepulveda and Isabella Makosch shared time in goal for the Mustangs.

FIELD HOCKEY

The Governor Mifflin High School field hockey team split four games last week and are 2-0 in the Berks League and 4-2 overall.

The Lady Mustangs began the week with a 4-2 loss to Twin Valley in non-league action. Kaitie Fink and Caroline Kallos each had a goal and assist for Mifflin.

On Sept. 7, the Lady Mustangs lost to Oley Valley, 3-2. Fink and Kallos were the goal scorers for the locals, while Courtney Marley was credited with an assist.

On Sept. 9, Governor Mifflin opened the Berks League season with a 5-1 victory over Exeter. Kallos and Marley each ahd two goals, while Hannah Simone had the other goal. Fink and Dayne Martin each had one assist.

Governor Mifflin outshot Exeter, 30-10, as Elivia Leporace made five saves in goal for the Mustangs.

On Sept. 11, Governor Mifflin cruised by Reading in another Berks League game, 8-0. Marley and Dayne Martin each had two goals and one assist while Kallos added a goal and two assists.

Olivia Dennis, Kylie Herman and Daneen Walmer each scored one goal.

The Lady Mustangs dominated the game, outshooting the Red Knights, 29-1. Leporace made the one saves she needed to record the shutout.

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

The Governor Mifflin High School girls’ volleyball team split a pair of matches last week. The Mustangs are 2-1 in Berks League action and 3-2 overall.

On Sept. 9, the Mustangs were defeated by Fleetwood, 3-1 (27-25, 25-21, 27-29, 26-24).

Gabriella Johnson led the way for Mifflin with 10 kills and eight digs, while Emily Yanuskiewicz had seven kills and five digs and Sam Dotterer had six kills.

In a Berks League contest, Governor Mifflin defeated Reading, 3-0 (25-6, 25-5, 25-9).

Ellen Musselman had six kills for Mifflin while Marley Reedy and Yanuskiewicz each had five kills.

BOYS’ WATER POLO

The Governor Mifflin High School boys’ water polo team remained undefeated after a 14-6 victory over Reading on Sept. 10. The Mustangs are 2-0 in league play and 5-0 overall.

In the victory over Reading, Stergios Dikos, Raunak Doshi, Danny Kostival and Jason Hill all had two goals, while Owen Hanna, Riley Mangan, Kyle McEloy, Matt Relkin, Mike Novotny and Jonathan Smith all scored one goal.

Geno Bilbao made five saves in goal for the winners.

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Governor Mifflin High School boys’ cross country team improved to 3-1 in the Berks League Sept. 10 after sweeping a tri-meet. The Mustangs defeated Hamburg, 15-50, and Tulpehocken, 15-50.

Finishing in the top 12 for Governor Mifflin were: Jesse Mills, first; Luke Myers, second; Shane MacMahon, third; Jared Luckanitz, fourth; Josiah Mansell, fifth; Ian Moyer, sixth; Sean Heckman, seventh; and Freddie Riccio, 12th.

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Governor Mifflin High School girls’ cross country team improved to 3-1 in the Berks League Sept. 10 after sweeping a tri-meet. The Mustangs defeated Hamburg, 15-47, and Tulpehocken, 15-50.

Finishing in the top 12 for Governor Mifflin were: Joi Carter, first; Kelly Moyer, second; Hannah Mansell, third; Nicole Moyer, fourth; Abby Chudnovsky, fifth; Nickie Heath, seventh; and Julianna Whalen, 10th.

GOLF

The Governor Mifflin High School golf team improved to 5-1-1 in the Berks League and 6-1-2 overall after three victories last week.

On Sept. 6, Governor Mifflin defeated Exeter, 20-4. Winning for the Mustangs were: Quentin Smith, 2-1; Eric Mock, 3-0; Jeb Taylor, 3-0; Cody Brent, 3-0; Steve Ruhe, 3-0; Derek Stenson, 3-0; and colin Seidel, 3-0.

The Mustangs, led by Mock’s round of 49, defeated Reading, 24-0. Winning for Mifflin were: Smith, 3-0; Mock, 3-0; Taylor, 3-0; Brent, 3-0; Ruhe, 3-0; Austin Peters, 3-0; and Stenson, 3-0.

On Sept. 11, the Mustangs defeated Daniel Boone, 17.5-6.5.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

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

On Sept. 6, the Mustangs defeated Conrad Weiser, 6-1. Winning in singles compeition for Mifflin were: Suhana Jagadesan, 6-4, 6-3; Ariana Chuprinsky, 6-0, 6-2; Tanya White, 7-5, 7-6; and Monique White, 6-1, 7-6.

Winning in doubles competition were: Brigitte Gleason and Chuprinsky, 6-0, 6-0; and Jagadesan and Tanya White, 6-0, 6-0.

On Sept. 11, Governor Mifflin downed Reading, 4-1. Winning in singles competition for the Mustangs were: Jagadesan, 7-5, 6-3; Chuprinsky, 6-1, 6-1; Tanya White, 6-2, 6-3; and Monique White, 7-5, 6-4.