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Main Line wrap-up: Lower Merion’s Jack Lledo wins District 1-North wrestling title

Lower Merion High School junior wrestler Jack Lledo, the Main Line Boys Athlete of the Week in the Feb. 21 issue of the Main Line Times & Suburban, captured the 172-pound title at the District 1-North Class 3A wrestling tournament at Quakertown High School Feb. 20.
Lledo pinned Wissahickon’s Nathanael Cruz in 3:54; then defeated Nicholas Castorina of Abington, 9-4; then in the championship final pinned Tom Woloshyn of Council Rock South in 1:51.
The Lower Merion junior, who carries a won-loss record of 8-0, advances to the Southeast Class AAA Regional Tournament (scheduled for Feb. 27), where he will face West Chester Rustin sophomore Marek Seaman, the fourth-place finisher in the District 1-South Class 3A tournament.
Haverford High School finished 11th in the team competition at the District 1-South Class 3A wrestling tournament at Sun Valley Feb. 20, and had two wrestlers advance to Regionals. Cole McFarland finished second at 106 pounds, while Stephen Lozano was fourth at 160 pounds.
McFarland, a freshman, pinned Alex Tenaglia of Marple Newtown in the opening round of Districts; then earned a fall against Gavin Sheridan of Boyertown; then lost in the championship final against Cole Smith of Spring-Ford.
The Haverford freshman, who has a won-loss record of 12-2, will face Council Rock North junior Tony Burke, the third-place finisher in the District 1-North tourney, in the opening round of the Southeast Class AAA Regional Tournament Feb. 27.
Conestoga sophomore Jake Allred finished second at 215 pounds in the District 1-South Class 3A tournament, and advances to Regionals. Allred defeated Wyatt Hampton of West Chester Henderson, 1-0, in the opening round of Districts; then earned an 8-0 major decision against Shalom Thomas of Interboro; then lost to Sun Valley’s Ryan Catka in the championship finals. It was the first loss of the season for Allred.
Allred, who has a won-loss record of 11-1, will face Council Rock South junior Lucas Doyle, the third-place finisher in the District 1-North tourney, in the opening round of the Southeast Class AAA Regional Tournament Feb. 27.

In other Main Line high school sports action (the high school wrap-up is compiled from game summaries sent to, and to our sister dailies):

Boys’ basketball
Devon Prep defeated Cardinal O’Hara, 57-46, Feb. 21. Chris Patton led Devon Prep with 14 points, Ty Mishock had 11 and Lucase Orchard had 10 for the Tide.
Four days earlier, IV Pettit scored his 1,000th career point and Devon Prep continued to make waves in the Philadelphia Catholic League, with a 56-51 win over West Catholic. Pettit scored more than 900 points in two seasons with West Chester Rustin before transferring to the Tide this year, where he’s averaging more than 17 points per game. Jacen Holloway added 12 for Devon and Eamonn Walsh scored nine.
Episcopal Academy lost to Germantown Academy, 72-47, Feb. 20. For EA, Sam Malloy scored 17 points and Will Delaney tallied 12 points.
Haverford High School defeated Penncrest, 59-39. John Seidman poured in 19 points and J.R. Newman had 11 for the Fords, who pulled away from the Lions with a 21-7 run in the third quarter. Googie Seidman hit three triples for nine points.
Two days earlier, the Fords defeated Marple Newtown, 51-35, Feb. 17. Nick Colucci led a balanced Fords effort with 12 points as the Fords hit eight 3-pointers for the victory. Hunter Kraiza and John Seidman scored nine points each, Seidman adding seven rebounds and five assists. JR Newman added eight points for the Fords.
Malvern Prep defeated Episcopal Academy, 65-48, Feb. 16. The Friars got 16 points each from Rahdir Hicks and Fran Oschell, while EA got 16 points from Kevin McCarthy and 15 from Will Delaney.
Radnor’s Lew Robinson celebrated Senior Day by reaching the 1,000-point mark for his career Monday night in the Raiders’ 58-54 loss to Marple Newtown. Robinson scored 10 points to get to four figures. He’s the first Radnor 1,000-point scorer since Glenn Washington in 2006.

Girls’ basketball
Academy of Notre Dame defeated Agnes Irwin, 91-15, Feb. 20. For the Irish, Maeve McErlane scored 14 points, Katie Halligan tallied 15 points, Annie Greek added 13 points and Caroline Hemp chipped in with 12 points. Note Dame held a 31-2 advantage after eight minutes and led 54-4 at halftime.
Archbishop Carroll defeated Conwell Egan, 60-27, Feb. 20. Junior Maggie Grant scored a personal-best 22 points, and freshman Brooke Wilson had her best offensive performance with 14 points. Grace O’Neill registered 11 points and seven steals, while Karli Dougherty paired four points with a game-high eight rebounds for the Patriots (5-1).
Conestoga defeated Upper Darby, 51-18, Feb. 20. For the Pioneers, freshman Marisa Francione had 25 points, five rebounds and three steals, while sophomore Kate Galica tallied 10 points and five rebounds.
Episcopal Academy defeated Springside Chestnut Hill, 50-20, Feb. 20. The Churchwomen had all 13 players score, as Gaeli Keffer-Scharpf and Caroline McCreary led the way with six points apiece. Episcopal jumped out to a 13-0 lead after one quarter.
Haverford High School defeated Penncrest, 43-37, Feb. 19. Sophomore Caroline Dotsey registered a career-high 25 points and scored nine of her points in the third quarter. Emma Rowland contributed six points in the winning effort.
Two days earlier, the Fords defeated Marple Newtown, 56-49. Chiara MacGillivray supplied seven of her game-high 16 points in the first quarter. Caroline Dotsey tallied 16 points and 11 rebounds. Addison Brodnik added seven points for Haverford.
Lower Merion defeated Radnor, 42-23, Feb. 20. Bridget McCann powered the Aces to victory with a game-high 14 points. Cierra Hopson paced Radnor with 10 points.
Merion Mercy Academy (2-7) lost to Villa Joe, 56-46, Feb. 21. Mary Kate Gray had 16 points for Merion and Lucy Curry added 11 points.
One day earlier, the Golden Bears lost to Gwynedd Mercy, 50-36. Mary Kate Gray led Merion with nine points and Francesca Scarpone had eight.
Radnor lost to Garnet Valley, 35-32, Feb. 17. Ellie Rinehart paced Radnor with 11 points, seven rebounds and four steals.
Sacred Heart Academy defeated Interboro, 44-23, Feb. 20. Junior guard Kathryn Gallagher scored a career-high 20 points and had seven steals for the Lions, who outscored the Bucs, 27-11, in the second half. Bella O’Toole contributed eight points for Sacred Heart.



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