Check out the recaps for SOL boys’ volleyball teams in action Tuesday. Pennridge/Souderton photo provided courtesy of Jon Sklut. Check back for a gallery of photos.
SOL National Conference
CENTRAL BUCKS EAST 3, UPPER DUBLIN 1 (21-25, 25-23, 25-9, 25-17)
The Patriots dropped the first set but rallied to win the next three to notch their 12th win without a loss in conference play.
Dylan Colbert had a huge night, leading East with 22 kills, five digs, and one ace, and Jacob LaBouliere added eight kills and 15 digs. Christian Wolf accounted for four kills, three blocks, and three digs, and Thomas Gallagher-Teske piled on eight kills and nine blocks. CJ Dalby had a productive night with six blocks, one kill, and one dig. Defensively, the Patriots were led by Ryan Figus (15 digs) and Jack Miller (eight digs, three aces). Once again, Steve Storm ran a masterful attack, picking up 43 assists, three digs, one block, one ace and one kill.
For the Flying Cardinals, David Levin (17 assists, one ace) and Devin O’Brien (26 assists, five digs) shared setting duties. Matt Ross (14 kills, two aces, two blocks, one assist, seven digs), Mario Petushi (14 kills, two aces, two blocks, one assist, seven digs) and Mike Ryan (12 kills, one block) all had big games at the net. Taco Thomas’s 15 digs led the defense. He also had three aces. Joey Levin had 10 digs while Trevor Malloy had two kills and three digs.
Central Bucks East (12-0 Sol) is 16-0 overall. Upper Dublin is 10-3 overall and 8-3 in conference play.
WILLIAM TENNENT 3, NESHAMINY 1 (25-21, 25-14, 19-25, 25-21)
Bohdan Tkachov had a huge night at the net. His 26 kills, three blocks and one ace led the Panthers in their four-set win over the visiting Redskins. Caleb McClaren led the defense with 12 digs while Ben Weir had nine. Tyler Yannuzzi added five kills and four blocks, and Charlie Green had three aces, three kills and one block. Cole Montella had one ace.
For the Redskins, Tony Camillo led the way with 13 kills, 13 digs, two aces and one block. Jesse Marshall had nine kills, 15 digs, one assists, one ace and three blocks. Setter Nick Storz had 33 assists, 14 digs, two kills, one ace and one block. Also contributing were Matt Schwab (three kills, one ace, three digs), Paul Allen (five kills, eight digs), Jesse Kovaschetz (four kills, one assist, one dig), Ben Clendening (one kill), Stephen Fario (one ace, one dig) and Colin Smith (two digs).
William Tennent (7-9 overall) is 5-8 in conference play. Neshaminy (7-5 Sol) is 9-6 overall.
PENNSBURY 3, COUNCIL ROCK SOUTH 0 (25-9, 25-16, 25-14)
Justin Sadley remained red hot at the net in the Falcons sweep of the Golden Hawks, delivering 12 kills with a dazzling .857 hitting percentage. In the past two matches, Sadley has 28 kills on 32 attempts with zero errors for an .875 hitting percentage.
Also for the Falcons, Luke Bucksar added eight kills, two aces, one dig and one block. Setter Andy Delworth had 28 assists, one kill, one ace, four digs and two blocks. Jake Loerch had five kills and an .822 hitting percentage. He also had one ace and one dig. Sebastian Kloda had four kills (.500), one assist and three blocks, and Nathan Sadley also had four kills (.500), one assist and three blocks. Matt Caissie (one ace, four digs) and Will Bednarz (one ace, two digs) and Troy Bucksar (one dig) also contributed.
For the Golden Hawks, Mitchell Gribman had 11 assists and six digs. Andrew Richards had eight kills, one ace, five digs and passed a 2.5 serve receive. Shevy Fernando had two aces, one kill and one dig. Gerry Tasker contributed two kills and one block, and Jatin Singh had two blocks. JR Rowlands had four digs.
Pennsbury (13-2) is alone atop the conference standings with a 13-1 record, and Council Rock South (2-9 SOL) is 2-13 overall.
COUNCIL ROCK NORTH 3, CHELTENHAM 0
Connor Mooney-Moore led a balanced Indian attack with 11 kills (.450 hitting percentage), six digs, one block and two aces. Nick Strivieri added six kills, 14 digs and four aces while Abe Eldo had 12 digs and one ace. Martin Nguyen had four digs and one kill.
Council Rock North (10-3 SOL) improved to 12-4 overall. Cheltenham (0-13) is still looking for its first win.
SOL American Conference
NORTH PENN 3, QUAKERTOWN 1 (25-27, 25-18, 25-12, 25-14)
The Knights rebounded from a closely contested loss in the opening set and went on to win the next three.
Setter Drew Coles had 38 assists, 16 digs, five aces and one kill. Zach Jayes (one ace, three blocks, four digs) and Kevin Abraham (five blocks) both had nine kills. Michael Wang added eight kills, seven digs, two blocks and one ace. Also contributing at the net were Isaac Lambert (five kills, one dig), Evan Rothmann (five kills, one block, two digs), Luke Yoder (four kills, one dig) and Manav Patel (three kills, one block, one dig). James Stewart (13 digs, one ace), Ryan Stewart (seven digs, one ace) and Billy Wermuth (one dig) contributed defensively.
For the Panthers, Justin Flor (10 kills, one block), Zach Frei (eight kills, one block, 10 assists) and Cameron Cronk (six kills, one block) led the Panthers at the net. Ty Fosbenner had 15 assists and three kills. Tyler Einolf (one kill, two blocks), Nathan Barkholz (one kill, one block) and Ryan DiCandilo (one block) also contributed.
North Penn (7-5 SOL) upped its record to 9-5 overall, and Quakertown (1-11 SOL) is 3-11 overall.
SOUDERTON 3, PENNRIDGE 1 (25-23, 21-25, 25-23, 25-23)
The Indians celebrated Senior Night with a win over the Rams.
For the Rams, Danny Rutter led the defense with 18 digs and four aces. Austin Jalosinski had eight kills and six blocks, and Ryan Benscoter had seven kills. Chris McKinney had six kills, four blocks and three aces, and Ethan Lionetti had five kills and two blocks. Matt McCreary had four blocks. Etter Tommy Cassel had 25 assists and seven digs.
For Pennridge, Danny Rutter had 18 digs and 4 aces, Austin Jalosinski 8 kills, 6 blocks, Chris McKinney 6 kills, 4 blocks, 3 aces. Ethan Lionetti had 5 kills, 2 blocks, Ryan Benscoter 7 kills, Matt McCreary 4 blocks, and Tommy Cassel had 25 assists and 7 digs.
Souderton (4-8 SOL) is 6-10 overall, and Pennridge (5-7) is 5-9 overall.