This week's high school sports wrap-ups

Photo by Ric Webb Action from the Daniel Boone High School field hockey game against Schuylkill Valley on Aug. 30.

Hamburg

FOOTBALL

The Hamburg High football team improved to 2-0 on the season after defeating Annville-Cleona, 25-22 on Sept. 6. Tyler Seidel booted a 20-yard field goal as time ran out to give the Hawks the victory.

Cody Miller got the Hawks on the board with a 33-yard touchdown catch from senior quarterback Joey Cominsky. After a touchdown and a field goal gave Annville-Cleona the lead, Cominsky took it in himself from 16 yards out, then Miller ran it in from three yards out to give Hamburg a 20-10 halftime lead.

Annville came back to tie the game in the second half, but Seidel’s kick pulled out the win for Hawks.

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BOYS’ SOCCER

The Hamburg High boys’ soccer team improved to 5-0 on the season with three non-league wins last week, including winning the Taylor N. Seitzinger Tournament on Sept. 7.

The Hawks began the week on Sept. 5 with a 7-0 victory over Pottsville. Austin Freeman led the way for the Hawks with four goals and one assists. Mason Schnabel aded two goals and one assist while Matt Prince had a goal and one assist and Bailey Koehn had two assists.

In the opening round of the Taylor N. Seitzinger Tournament, Hamburg defeated Eastern York, 5-2. Freeman led the way again with two goals and two assists.

Schnabel scored the other Hamburg goal while Zach Loeb and Prince were each credited with one assist.

In the championship game, Dustin Rohrbach scored an overtime goal to give the Hawks a 2-1 win over Wyomissing. Prince chipped in with a goal and one assist and Schnabel had one assist.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

The Hamburg High girls’ soccer team split four games last week, including finishing second in the Taylor N. Seitzinger Tournament.

The Lady Hawks began the week with an 3-2 victory over Brandywine Heights. Rebecca Blatt had a goal and one assist, while Nia Primus and Alicia Pursell each had one goal. Andrea Fink and Rebecca Fritz had one assist each.

In the opening round of the Taylor N. Seitzinger Tournament, Hamburg defeated Blue Mountain, 2-1. Fink and Fritz were the goal scorers for Hamburg and Pursell had one assist.

In the championship game, the Hawks were defeated Eastern York, 2-1. Primus was the goal scorer for Hamburg and Pursell was credited with one assist.

In the Berks League opening match for both teams, Hamburg was defeated by Fleetwood, 3-1. Pursell scored the Lady Hawks’ lone goal on an assist from Fink.

Both teams had nine shots on goal in the match as Alexis Vaughn made six saves in goal for Hamburg.

FIELD HOCKEY

The Hamburg High field hockey team won two of three games last week, including the Berks League opener against Fleetwood. The Lady Hawks are 1-0 in the league and 3-2 overall.

On Sept. 3, the the Hawks hit the road to take on Daniel Boone. Hamburg outshot the Blazers, 14-5, and won the game, 6-0.

Karlie Heistand led the Hamburg offense with two goals and four assists, while Andrea Capitella had one goal and one assist.

Tatum Mack, April Stafford and Stephanie Waldron all had one goal.

On Sept. 6, the Lady Hawks were back home to battle Oley Valley. The Lynx outshot Hamburg, 19-6, and defeated the Hawks, 3-2.

Heistand and Hannah Shirk were the goal scorers for Hamburg, while Mack and Capitella each had one assist.

Nikkole James made 16 saves in goal for Hamburg.

In the Berks League opener for both teams, Hamburg defeated Fleetwood, 5-0. Shirk led the Hamburg offense with two goals and two assists in the contest, while Capitella, Mack and Stafford all scored one goal. Heistand contributed with two assists and Abbie Smith had one assist.

Hamburg outshot Fleetwood, 15-0.

GOLF

The Hamburg High golf team fell to 2-4 in the Berks League and 5-4-1 overall after losing two of three matches last week.

On Sept. 3, the Hawks defeated Tulephocken, 23-1. Ryan Smith and Ian Vantroba led the way for the Hawks, each shooting a round of 59 at Green Acres Golf Course.

On Sept. 4, the Hawks lost to Berks Catholic, 15-9. Winning for Hamburg were: Vantroba, 2.5-0.5; Jordan Youndt, 3-0.

On Sept. 5, the Hawks were defeated by Fleetwood, 17.5-6.5 Smith defeated his opponent, 3-0, for Hamburg’s only win.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

The Hamburg High School girls’ tennis team improved to 2-0 in the Berks League and 7-1 overall after winning three of four matches.

On Sept. 4, the Lady Hawks shutout Pottsville, 7-0. Winning in singles competition were: Melanie Haas, 6-4, 6-4; Brooke Buckley, 6-3, 6-2; Caroline Bashore, 6-1, 6-2; Victoria Kissinger, 6-0, 6-1; and Kristen Wade, 6-0, 6-0.

Also winning the doubles tournament were: Katie Hervis and Hannah Hungerford, 8-2; and Monique Brunnelle and Stacy Sowers, 8-3.

On Sept. 5, the Hawks also blanked Fleetwood, 7-0. Winning in singles competition were: Haas, 6-4, 6-2; Buckley, 7-6, 6-4; Bashore, 6-1, 6-4; Kissinger, 6-1, 6-2; and Wade, 3-6, 7-5, 10-3.

Winning in doubles competition were: Sowers and Brunnelle, 10-8; and Harris and Hungerford, 10-7.

On Sept. 6, the Hawks were defeated by Wyomissing, 6-1. Kissinger was Hamburg’s lone winner, 7-6, 5-7, 10-4.

On Sept. 9, Hamburg defeated Schuylkill Valley, 6-1.

Schuylkill Valley

BOYS’ SOCCER

The Schuylkill Valley High School boys’ soccer team fell to 1-4 in non-league play last week after losing three matches.

The Panthers began the week with a 7-1 loss to Wyomissing. Nathaniel Klatt scored Schuylkill Valley’s lone goal.

In two other non-league matches, the Panthers lost to Blue Mountain, 1-0, and to Oley Valley, 7-0.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

The Schuylkill Valley High School girls’ soccer team won two of three matches last week, including a victory over Berks Catholic in the Berks League opener. The Lady Panthers are 1-0 in the league and 5-1 overall.

On Sept. 3, the Lady Panthers lost to Wyomissing in overtime, 4-3. Megan Jardine led the Panther offense with a goal and one assist, while Sophie Goad and Erika Miller each had one goal. Emily Witman was credited with an assist.

Caitlyn Gannon made 10 saves in goal for Schuylkill Valley.

On Sept. 7, the Panthers shutout Oley Valley, 4-0. Megan Murphy scored two of Schuylkill Valley’s goals while Miller had a goal and one assist and Goad had one goal. Kirstyn Boltz and Witman each had one assist.

In the Berks League opener on Sept. 9, Goad scored an overtime goal to give the Panthers a 2-1 victory. Goad scored both goals for the Panthers while Boltz and Tara Kirk each had one assist.

Schuylkill Valley outshot Berks Catholic, 12-6, as Gannon made five saves in goal for the locals.

FIELD HOCKEY

The Schuylkill Valley High School field hockey team won three of four games last week. The Lady Panthers are 0-1 in the Berks League and 4-1 overall.

Schuylkill Valley began the week with a 7-1 victory over Exeter. Six first half goals made the difference for the Panthers.

Rebecca Hauser led the way for the Schuylkill Valley offense with three goals and two assists. Emma Bressler chipped in with three goals and Gracie Butsack scored one goal. Natalie Toburen added an assist.

Schuylkill Valley outshot the Eagles, 23-4, as Rachel Smith made three saves in goal for the Panthers.

On Sept. 5, Schuylkill Valley defeated Wyomissing, 10-0. Hauser led the way again with four goals, while Bressler and Butsack each had two goals and one assist. Sierra Pullano had a goal and one assist, while Meghan Sager had a goal.

Schuylkill Valley outshot Wyomissing,, 21-3, as Smith made all three saves in goal.

The Lady Panthers were also victorious against Kutztown, 5-0 on Sept. 6. Hauser recorded another hat trick for the Panthers while Ashley Rice and Sager each scored one goal. Butsack and Toburen had one assist apiece.

Smith made four saves in goal to record the shutout.

The Panthers opened the Berks League season on Sept. 9 with a 5-1 loss to Berks Catholic. Hauser scored the Panthers’ lone goal as Berks Catholic outshot the Panthers, 14-4. Smith made seven saves in goal.

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

The Schuylkill Valley High School girls’ volleyball team opened the Berks League season on Sept. 3 with a loss to Brandywine Heights, 3-0 (23, 25-17, 25-17).

Kristen Keller ahd six kills, five digs and two aces for the Lady Panthers, while Abby Boyer had 14 assists, two blocks and two aces, and Anna Johns added seven kills, six digs and three blocks.

GOLF

The Schuylkill Valley High School golf team fell to 0-6 in the Berks League and 0-7 overall after losing a pair of matches last week.

On Sept. 4, the Panthers lost to Conrad Weiser, 23-1. They followed that up two days later with a 15.5-8.5 loss to Twin Valley.

Edziu Skorpinski defeated his opponent, 3-0, while Nick Agia defeated his opponent, 2-1. Philip Sholaver tied his opponent, 1.5-1.5.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

The Schuylkill Valley High School girls’ tennis team fell to 1-2 in the Berks League and 2-4 overall after a pair of losses.

On Sept. 6, the Lady Panthers lost to Fleetwood, 5-2. Tristen Leinbach was Schuylkill Valley’s lone singles winners, 6-2, 6-3. Also winning for the Panthers was the doubles team of Lauren McEwen and Bre Manzolillo, 8-4.

On Sept. 9, the Panthers were defeated by Hamburg, 6-1. Schuylkill Valley’s lone winner was the doubles team of McEwen and Liz Polce, 10-4.

Tulpehocken

BOYS’ SOCCER

The Tulpehocken High School boys’ soccer team dropped two of three non-league matches last week and are 2-2 overall this season.

The Trojans began the week with back-to-back 1-0 losses to Exeter and Governor Mifflin. Then on Sept. 7, Tulpehocken defeated Muhlenberg, 1-0.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

The Tulpehocken High School girls’ soccer team won three matches last week. The Lady Trojans are 1-0 in the Berks League and 5-0 overall.

On Sept. 3, the Trojans defeated Conrad Weiser, 1-0. Kailee Zieger scored the lone goal on a penalty kick.

On Sept. 5, Tulehocken topped Exeter, 2-0. Ziegler and Lauren Frantz were the goal scorers for the winners.

On Sept. 9, Tulpehocken traveled to Antietam and cruised to an 8-0 victory. Victoria Stump led the Trojan offense with a pair of goals, while Kendra Benzel, Reiley Boyer, Maura Knipple, Rebecca Pierson, Myriah Troutman and Alexis Troutman all scored one goal. Ziegler was credited with two assists while Selen Bazan, Taylor Boyer and Alondra Velazquez all had one assist.

Tulpehocken outshot Antietam, 23-3, as Shayna Bashore, Jamie Fisher and Darian Gordan all shared time in goal for the winners.

FIELD HOCKEY

The Tulpehocken High School field hockey team dropped two of three games last week and are 2-2 in non-league play.

The Lady Trojans began the week with a 5-0 loss to Cocalico, and a 4-0 loss to Berks Catholic.

On Sept. 9, the Trojans defeated Northern Lebanon, 2-1. Anne Jay scored both of Tulpehocken’s goals, while Danielle Bressler and Cody Hunsicker each had one assist.

GOLF

The Tulpehocken High School golf team fell to 0-5 in the Berks League and 0-7 overall after losing three matches last week.

The Trojans began the week with a 23-1 loss to Hamburg on Sept. 3, and a 24-0 loss to Wyomissing on Sept. 4. They were then defeated by Wyomissing on Sept. 9, 24-0.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

The Tulpehocken High School girls’ tennis team dropped three matches last week. The Lady Trojans are 1-1 in Berks League play and 2-5 overall.

The Trojans lost 7-0 decisions to Reading and Blue Mountain, and lost to Schuylkill Valley on Sept. 4, 5-2. Winning in doubles competition for the Trojans were: Jessica Snyder and Amanda Rhoads, 10-4; and Melissa Pierson and Kelly Ehrhart, 6-3, 6-4.