Mercury Roundup (Oct. 8): Methacton holds Spring-Ford to 2-2 draw

Boys soccer

Spring-Ford 2, Methacton 2 >> Akshay Patel scored both Ram goals, and Zach Stevenson figured in both the Warriors’ tallies as they played all even through two overtimes of Thursday’s PAC game.

Patel’s first goal was unassisted as he scored after the ball bounced around the 18 yard box from a corner kick; his second was assisted by Connor Lynch. Methacton’s goals were by Matt Weber (assisted by Otto Hull from a direct free kick by Stevenson) and Steve Penjuke (Stevenson assist).

James Needles had two saves in the SF cage. For Methacton, Charlie Bordonaro had two stops while Steve Remish made five — among them blocking a Tommy Bodenschatz penalty kick late in the second half.

Fleetwood 2, Daniel Boone 1 >> Logan Krause accounted for the Blazers’ scoring in Thursday’s Berks League game with the Tigers.

Krause was assisted on his goal by Justin Fetrow. Boone outshot Fleetwood 7-5, and Zach Fick had three goalkeeper saves.

Girls soccer

Spring-Ford 2, Methacton 0 >> Hope Flanegin had a goal and an assist, and Ally McVey added a goal of her own as Spring-Ford knocked off visiting Methacton in Thursday’s PAC game.

Molly Thomas picked up the assist on McVey’s goal, and goalkeeper Riley Wallace did not need to make a save in registering her third clean sheet in four games. Spring-Ford outshot Methacton, 11-0.

Upper Perkiomen 1, Perkiomen Valley 0 >> Sarah Fisher scored in the 88th minute to lift the Indians over the Vikings in PAC action Thursday.

Bry Marinari assisted Fisher on her tally. which came eight minutes into overtime, Gabby Neal made six stops in goal for UP, with PV keeper Riley Hill turning away 10 shots.

Owen J. Roberts 4, Boyertown 0 >> Alexa Vogelman had a hat trick and the Wildcats rolled past the Bears in PAC play. Avery White rounded out the scoring for OJR, which is atop the PAC standings at 4-0-1. Defenders Mo Weaver, Emily Sands and defensive midfielder Gabby Koury led the Wildcats to a second straight shutout.

Girls volleyball

Perkiomen Valley 3, Pottsgrove 0 >> The Vikings swept the Falcons in Thursday’s PAC match by set scores of 25-7, 25-18 and 25-9.

For PV, Ashley Bolan (three kills, one block, three digs), Ella Beckman (three aces, five kills, 13 assists), Isabel Clauhs (eight kills, one block, two assists, five digs), Lilah Maus (five kills) and Jessica Lofton (two kills) were the statistical stars.

Exeter 3, Daniel Boone 0 >> The Eagle swept the Blazers Thursday by set scores of 25-23, 25-17 and 25-20.

For Boone, Aubrey Hunt had 13 kills, two blocks and one ace; and Ashley Kriebel made 10 digs and three kills.

Boys golf

Perkiomen Valley 206, Pottsgrove 218 >> Ryan Horenci secured low-man honors for the Vikings with the match’s lone sub-40 rounds as the Vikings handled the Falcons in Thursday’s PAC match at Raven’s Claw Golf Course.

Horenci turned in a one-under-par 35 to lead PV, which got a 40 from Nick Torillo. Steve Rinda and J.R. McMenamin were Pottsgrove’s co-leaders at 41.

Spring-Ford 200, Upper Perkiomen 224 >> Luke Watson and Joey Chillano carded sub-40 rounds in leading the Rams to victory over the Indians in Thursday’s PAC match at Macoby Run Golf Club.

Watson shot a 38, and Chillano a 39 for a Spring-Ford lineup whose first five golfers checked in ahead of UP leader Zach Silver (42). Luke Fazio, Garrett Wible and Joe Niblick finished with successive scores of 40, 41 and 42.

Spring-Ford defeated Upper Perkiomen 200-224 in PAC golf on Thursday. The 9-hole match was played at Macoby Run GC, Par 36.

Girls tennis

Spring-Ford 7, Upper Perkiomen 0 >> The Rams dropped just two games in Thursday’s PAC match with the Indians.

Mia Matriccino (first) and Cady Krause (third) were 6-0, 6-0 winners in singles, as were the doubles pairings of Lucy Olsen/Emily Tiffan (first), Alexis Luo/Evelyn Mejia (second) and Chloe Moore/Lana Hang (third).

Methacton 7, Phoenixville 0 >> Alice Liang and Hana Nouaime were a solid 1-2 for the Warriors as they swept Thursday’s PAC match from the Phantoms.

Liang and Nouaime both went 6-0, 6-0 in their respective first- and second-singles matches. Phoenixville’s best individual showing came at fourth doubles, where Peyton McDonnell and Rosa Gerner won five games.

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