This week's high school sports wrap-ups

Photo by Ric Webb Daniel Boone's Jeffrey Ast in action during a recent game.

Daniel Boone

Football

The Daniel Boone High School football team fell to 1-2 last week after losing to Manheim Central, 52-0. Leading by 23 at halftime, Manheim Central pulled away with a 20-point third quarter.

Manheim Central rushed for 400 yards on 28 carries, while the Blazers rushed for -5 yards on 36 carries. One bright spot for Boone was Thomas Pufnock who caught six passes for 68 yards.

BOYS’ SOCCER

The Daniel Boone High School boys’ soccer team won two of three matches last week and are now 2-2 in the Berks League and 5-3 overall.

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On Sept. 12, the Blazers lost to Exeter, 3-0. The Eagles outshot Daniel Boone, 14-5, as Connor Hedgepath made four saves in goal for Daniel Boone.

In a non-league contest, Daniel Boone topped Octorara, 6-0. The Boone offense was led by Jason Burns who had three goals and two assists. Brenden Valverde chipped in with two goals and one assist while Greg Blume had one goal. Jaxson Burns, Drew Kresge and Andrew Templin were each credited with one assist.

On Sept. 17, the Blazers were back to Berks League play when they took on Governor Mifflin. A three-goal second half helped the Blazers to a 4-1 victory.

Jason Burns and Valverde each had a goal and one assist, while Jeff Ast and Jaxson Burns had one goal apiece. Kresge contributed with an assist.

Daniel Boone outshot Mifflin, 11-8, as Hedgepath made foru saves in goal.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

The Daniel Boone High School girls’ soccer team split a pair of matches last week and are 2-2 in the Berks League and 3-4 overall.

The Lady Blazers opened the week with a 6-0 loss to Governor Mifflin. The Lady Mustangs outshot Boone, 20-2, as Makenzie Witzel made 14 saves in goal for the Blazers.

On Sept. 18, Daniel Boone defeated Reading, 3-1. Megan Breidegan led the Boone offense with two goals and one assist, while Karissa Zechman added one goal.

Witzel made seven saves in net for Boone as Reading outshot the Blazers, 8-7.

FIELD HOCKEY

The Daniel Boone High School field hockey team dropped two of three games last week and the Blazers are now 1-2 in the Berks League and 2-5 overall.

Boone got the week underway with a 4-1 victory over Wyomissing. Ashley Bonetz had two goals for Boone while Kelsey Matlack and Stephanie Sievers each had one assist.

In Berks League action, Daniel Boone scored two second half goals at Governor Mifflin but that wasn’t enough as the Mustangs defeated the Blazers, 3-2.

Sievers and Cara Shackleford were the goal scorers for Boone with Bonetz earning an assist.

Governor Mifflin outshot Boone, 14-5, as Savanna Lacek made 10 saves in goal for the Lady Blazers.

In another non-league game on Sept. 17, Daniel Boone lost to Boyertown, 4-2. Sievers scored both Blazers goals.

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

The Daniel Boone High School girls’ volleyball team improved to 4-1 in the Berks League last week after a pair of victories.

On Sept. 12, Daniel Boone defeated Twin Valley, 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-16). Courtney Vidovich had six kills, two digs, three aces and two blocks for the Lady Blazers. Alayna Roesener added five kills, six digs, four aces and one block, while Rebecca Feeney added six kills and four blocks.

On Sept. 17, Daniel Boone topped Conrad Weiser, 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-14). Vidovich had 12 kills, six digs, three blocks and three aces, while Roesenor added 12 kills, five aces, three blocks and two digs. Feeney contributed with six kills and five blocks, while Jillian Braunsburg had one kills and 29 assists.

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Daniel Boone High School boys’ cross country team split a tri-meet Sept. 17, defeating Berks Catholic, 17-44, and losing to Wyomising, 29-30. The Blazers are 5-2 in the Berks League.

Finishing in the top 12 for Daniel Boone were: Josh Gest, fourth; Anthony Kahn, fifth; Aaron Higgins, sixth; Adam Banks, eighth; Diego Santos, ninth; Ethan Shane, 11th; and Steven Sievers, 12th.

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Daniel Boone High School girls’ cross country team swept a tri-meet Sept. 17, defeating Berks Catholic, 17-44, and Wyomising, 17-44. The Blazers are a perfect 7-0 in the Berks League.

Finishing in the top 12 for Daniel Boone were: Sophia Guglielmi, first; Abigail Snyder, second; Alex Santora, third; Alex Hamill, fourth; Jules Wanner, ninth; Emily Scott, 10th; and Bella Moyer, 11th.

GOLF

The Daniel Boone High School golf team split a pair of matches last week and are 4-5 in the Berks League.

On Sept. 12, the Blazers lost to Governor Mifflin, 17.5-6.5.

Nick Morton defeated his opponent, 3-0, while Brandon Kleinert also won, 2-1.

On Sept. 17, Daniel Boone topped Reading, 23-1. Winning for Boone were: Jake Canning, 2-1; Dylan Sacks, 3-0; Ethan Resh, 3-0; Eric Schweitzer, 3-0; Faith Hughes, forfeit; Nick Morton, forfeit; Brandon Kleinert, forfeit; and Ben Lindsey, forfeit.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

The Daniel Boone High School girls’ tennis team improved to 8-5 with a pair of victories.

On Sept. 14, Boone defeated Conrad Weiser, 4-3. Winning in singles competition for Daniel Boone were: Jamie Menarde, 6-3, 6-3; Kristin Coatney, 6-0, 6-4; and Kira Miller, 7-6. 6-2.

Also winning for Boone was the doubles team of Menarde and Coatney, 4-6, 7-5, 13-11.

On Sept. 17, Daniel Boone defeated Muhlenberg, 5-2. Winning in singles competition for Boone were: Kelsey Cubera, 6-0, 0-6, 10-8; Menarde, 7-6, 2-6, 10-3; Coatney, 6-0, 6-4; and Caitlyn Shellhammer, 6-2, 4-6, 10-5.

Also winning for the Lady Blazers was the doubles team of Cubero and Coatney, 7-5, 7-5.

Exeter

FOOTBALL

The Exeter High School football team remained undefeated at 3-0 after defeating Lancaster McCaskey on Sept. 14, 42-14. The Eagles scored 14 first quarter points and never surrendered the lead.

Chase Yocum scored three rushing touchdowns for Exeter and passed for 64 yards to lead the way. Ethan Lutz ran eight times for 69 yards and a touchdown, while Manny Soto ran for 49 yards on nine carries.

BOYS’ SOCCER

The Exeter High School boys’ soccer team won three matches last week and are 3-0 in the Berks League and 6-2 overall.

The Eagles began the week with a 3-0 victory over Daniel Boone. Craig Grohoski, Nick Leinbach and Kevin Mesquita all had one goal, while Eric Burkhart had one assist.

Exeter outshot Boone, 14-5, as Joe Mitchell made four saves in goal for the Eagles.

In a non-league affair on Sept. 14, Exeter shutout Ephrata, 4-0. Sam Feehrer scored two goals for the Eagles while Burkhardt added a goal and two assists. Grohoski also scored a goal while Austin Hart and Tristan Watts each had one assist.

Mitchell made three saves in goal for the winners.

On Sept. 17, the Eagles took on their main rival in Division 1, Wilson. Exeter scored two second half goals to win the match, 3-2.

Burkhart, Feehrer and Hart all scored one goal for Exeter, which was outshot by Wilson, 8-7. Mitchell made six saves in goal.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

The Exeter High School girls’ soccer team dropped two of three matches last week and are 1-3 in the Berks League and 2-8 overall.

On Sept. 14, the Eagles traveled to Conrad Weiser and came home with a 4-1 loss. Sydney Gundersen scored Exeter’s lone goal on an assist from Johnna Shank. Elizabeth Hinkel made eight saves in goal for Exeter.

On Sept. 16, the Lady Eagles lost to Wilson, 4-0. The Bulldogs outshot Exeter, 7-4, as Hinkel made three saves in goal.

On Sept. 18, Exeter defeated Muhlenberg, 2-1. Bethany Miller scored both of Exeter’s goals, with Mackenzie Anton and Shank.

Each team had nine shots on goal and Hinkel made eight saves for the Lady Eagles.

FIELD HOCKEY

The Exeter High School field hockey team fell to 0-4 in the Berks League, and 2-6 overall with a pair of losses.

On Sept. 16, Exeter fell to Wilson, 10-1. Sarah Musselman scored Exeter’s lone goal and Maranda Albin made 14 saves in goal for the Eagles.

Two days later, the Lady Eagles fell to Muhlenberg, 7-0.

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

The Exeter High School girls’ volleyball team remained undefeated in Berks play (5-0) after a pair of victories last week.

On Sept. 12, the Lady Eagles defeated Wilson, 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-14). Lizzy Schultz had eight kills and four digs for the Lady Eagles, while Gabbie Stick had six kills and four digs, and Laura Wachowicz added six kills. Shannon Restrepo had 23 assists and three aces.

On Sept. 17, Exeter topped Reading, 3-0 (25-5, 25-7, 25-13). Keara O’Brien had seven kills for the Eagles, while Schultz had six kills and four assists and Emily Smith had six kills.

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Exeter High School boys’ cross country team split a tri-meet on Sept. 17 as they defeated Oley Valley, 17-43, but lost to Governor Mifflin, 21-37. The Eagles are 4-3 in Berks League action.

Finishing in the top 12 for Exeter were: Danny Lorah, second; Kevin Brzostek, sixth; Nick Suruskie, seventh; and Joe DeAcosta, 11th.

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Exeter High School girls’ cross country team was swept in a tri-meet on Sept. 17 as they lost to Oley Valley, 25-34, but lost to Governor Mifflin, 21-37. The Eagles are 4-3 in Berks League action.

Finishing in the top 12 for Exeter were: Cassie Whitmoyer, fourth; and Emma Heffner, fifth.

GOLF

The Exeter High School golf team fell to 2-6-1 in the Berks League and 4-6-1 overall after losing to Muhlenberg on Sept. 17, 18.5-5.5. Austin Texter accounted for two of Exeter’s points by defeating his opponent, 2-1, as did Jeff Perdock.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

The Exeter High School girls’ tennis team remained undefeated at 4-0 in the Berks League and 9-0 overall after a pair of victories last week.

On Sept. 16, the Lady Eagles topped Conrad Weiser, 7-0. Winning in singles competition for Exeter were: Ali Snyder, 6-0, 6-1; Sammi Snyder, 6-0, 6-0; Corinne Grohoski, 6-1, 6-3; Libby Timura, 6-0, 6-3; and Sai Kurapati, 6-1, 6-1.

Winning in doubles competition for Exeter were: Snyder and Timura, 8-2; and Snyder and Grohoski, 8-2.

On Sept. 18, Exeter topped Muhlenberg, 7-0. Winning in singles play for the Eagles were: Ali Snyder, 6-0. 6-0; Sammi Snyder, 6-0, 6-0; Grohoski, 6-0, 6-3; Timura, 6-0, 6-0; and Kurapati, 6-3, 6-1.

Also winning for Exeter was the doubles team of Snyder and Snyder, 8-1; and Grohoski and Timura, 8-3.

Governor Mifflin

FOOTBALL

The Governor Mifflin High School football team fell to 1-2 in non-league play after losing to Cocalico on Sept. 13, 59-7.

The Mustangs’ lone touchdown came on a two-yard run by Aric Dupell in the first quarter. Jan Johnson rushed for 61 yards on nine carries and Wilson Fontanez ran for 52 yards on nine rushes.

BOYS’ SOCCER

The Governor Mifflin High School boys’ soccer team split a pair of matches last week. The Mustangs are 0-2 in the Berks League and 5-2 overall.

On Sept. 14, the Mustangs defeated Solanco, 1-0. Cameron Luther scored the lone goal of the match with an assist going to Zach Weidner.

Nathan Calder made three saves in goal for Mifflin.

On Sept. 17, Mifflin was defeated by Daniel Boone, 4-1. Luther was the goal-scorer for Governor Mifflin and Calder made four saves in goal. Daniel Boone outshot the Mustangs, 11-8.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

The Governor Mifflin High School girls’ soccer team won two of three matches last week and is 3-1 in the Berks League and 6-3 overall.

On Sept. 14, the Lady Mustangs defeated Fleetwood. Melissa Martin scored a pair of goals for Governor Mifflin while Jennifer Martin added a goal and one assist. Kendal Galvin and Sienna sittle each had one assist.

On Sept. 16, the Lady Mustangs got back to Berks League action with a 6-0 victory over Daniel Boone. Holly Kissinger led the Mifflin offense with two goals and one assist, while Sienna Sittle also scored a pair of goals. Zoe Galvin and Jennifer Martin each scored one goal and Melissa Martin had an assist.

Governor Mifflin outshot Daniel Boone, 20-2, as Margaret Sepulveda made two saves in goal for the winners.

On Sept. 18, Mifflin was downed by Wilson, 2-1. Zittle scored the Mustang goal with an assist going to Jennifer Martin.

Wilson outshot the Mustangs, 7-4, as Sepulveda made four saves in goal for the locals.

FIELD HOCKEY

The Governor Mifflin High School field hockey team split a pair of games last week and are now 3-1 in the Berks League and 5-3 overall.

On Sept. 16, the Mustangs defeated Daniel Boone, 3-2. Caroline Kallows, Kaitie Fink and Dayne Martin each had one goal in the game, with Kallos also getting an assist.

Governor Mifflin outshot Daniel Boone, 14-5.

On Sept. 18, the Lady Mustangs were defeated by Wilson, 2-0. The Mustangs outshot Wilson, 6-5. Danielle King made three saves in goal.

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL

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

On Sept. 12, the Mustangs defeated Conrad Weiser, 3-0 (25-19, 25-12, 25-20). Gabriella Johnson led the way for the Mustangs with 11 kills and five aces. Allie Mueller contributed with seven kills, while Ellen Musselman added six kills and two blocks. Sam Dotterer had five kills and one block.

On Sept. 16, the Mustangs were defeated by Wilson, 3-2 (23-25, 28-30, 25-17, 25-23, 15-11).

BOYS’ WATER POLO

The Governor Mifflin High School boys’ water polo team won a pair of games last week and is now 4-1 in the league and 7-1 overall.

On Sept. 17, the Mustangs defeated Central York, 15-4. Stergios Dikos led the Mifflin offense with four goals in the game. Gene Bilbao and Owen Hanna each had three goals while Dylan Bachman, Collin Charnoff, Jason Hill, Riley Mangan and Jonathan Smith all had one goal.

Aaron Anuszewski and Gene Bilbao shared time in goal for the Mustangs.

On Sept. 18, the Mustangs defeated Hazleton, 13-1. Hanna and Hill each had three goals and Kyle McElroy netted two.

Noah Humberston, Dikos, Mangan and Doshi Raunak all scored one goal.

Bilbao made six saves and Anuszewski one in goal for Mifflin.

GIRLS’ WATER POLO

The Governor Mifflin High School girls’ water polo team improved to 6-1 overall this season after a pair of victories last week.

On Sept. 17, the Lady Mustangs defeated Central York, 10-1. Scoring one goal for Mifflin were: Paige Adams, Emily Argentati, Julie Argentati, Marina Azzarello, Neena Gollub, Sara Limanni, Morgan McMahon, Ashley Novotny, Alexa Saidman and Rachel Schultz.

McMahon and Azzarello each shared time in goal for the Mustangs.

On Sept. 18, the Mustangs topped Hazleton, 13-2. Emily Argentati scored five goals for the winners and Saidman scored three. Lamanni and McMahon each netted two goals and Adams scored one.

Azzarello made five saves in goal for Mifflin.

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Governor Mifflin High School boys’ cross country team improved to 5-1 in the Berks League after sweeping a tri-meet on Sept. 17. The Mustangs defeated Oley Valley, 15-49; and Exeter, 21-37.

Finishing in the top 12 for Mifflin were: Jared Luckanitz, first; Jesse Mills, third; Shane MacMahon, fourth; Luke Myers, fifth; Josiah Mansell, eighth; Tanner Schnovel, ninth; and Ian Moyer, 12th.

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY

The Governor Mifflin High School girls’ cross country team improved t6-0in the Berks League after sweeping a tri-meet on Sept. 17. The Mustangs defeated Oley Valley, 19-36; and Exeter, 19-40.

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

GOLF

The Governor Mifflin High School golf team split a pair of matches last week. The Mustangs are 6-2-1 in the Berks League and 7-2-2 overall.

On Sept. 12, the Mustangs topped Daniel Boone, 17.5-6.5. Winning for Mifflin were: Eric Mock, 3-0; Quentin Smith, 3-0; Jeb Taylor, 2.5-0.5; Cody Brent, 2-1; Steve Ruhe, 3-0; and Mike Ruh, 3-0.

On Sept. 17, the Mustangs were defeated by Wilson, 21.5-2.5.

GIRLS’ TENNIS

The Governor Mifflin High School girls’ tennis team won two of three matches last week and is 2-2 in the Berks League and 6-3 overall.

The Lady Mustangs began the week with a 7-0 victory over Brandywine Heights. Winning in singles competition were: Brigitte Gleason, 6-7, 6-2, 10-7; Suhana Jagadesan, 6-0, 6-2; Ariana Chuprinsky, 6-1, 6-1; Tanya White, 6-2, 6-0; and Monique White, 6-0, 6-2.Also winning was the doubles team of Suhana and Sunitra Jagadesan, 6-1, 6-1; Tanya and Monique White.

On Sept. 16, the Mustangs defeated Pottsville, 7-0. Winning in singles competition were: Gleason, 6-1. 6-2; Suhana Jagadesan, 6-0, 6-1; Chuprinsky, 6-4, 6-1; Tonya White, 6-1, 6-0; Monique White, 6-1, 6-0.

Winning in doubles competition were: Gleason and Monique White, 8-3; Jagadesan and Tonya White, 8-0.

On Sept. 18, Mifflin lost to Wilson, 4-1. Mifflin’s lone win came from Chuprinsky, 6-3, 6-2.