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Main Line roundup: Radnor boys, Haverford girls basketball extend unbeaten streaks

Both the Radnor High School boys basketball team and the Haverford High School girls basketball squad each improved their records to 21-0 with impressive victories Feb. 2.
The Raptors (15-0 in the Central League) defeated Marple Newtown, 60-36, led by Jackson Hicke (23 points, seven rebounds, two assists), Jackson Gaffney (11 points) and Charlie Thornton (10 points, four rebounds, seven assists, two steals). With one Central League game remaining (against Strath Haven Feb. 7), the Raptors were rated No. 1 in the PIAA District 1 5A power rankings.
The Fords wrapped up the Central League’s regular season title with a 50-11 against Ridley Feb. 2. Mollie Carpenter had 11 of her game-high 12 points in the first half. Caroline Dotsey added nine points, while Rian Dotsey and Natalie Wright chipped in with six apiece. As the No. 1 seed in the Central League Tournament, the Fords earned a first-round bye in the tourney, which begins Feb. 9. As of Feb. 6, Haverford was No. 2 in the PIAA District 1 6A girls basketball power rankings.
The Lower Merion boys basketball squad (18-3 as of Feb. 6), ranked No. 2 in PIAA District 1 6A, defeated Conestoga with some tough defense, 51-39, Feb. 2. Sam Wright and John Mobley led the Aces scoring with 13 and 12 points respectively.
In other Main Line high school sports action for the period ending Feb. 6:

Girls’ basketball
Academy of Notre Dame defeated Germantown Academy, 58-50, Feb. 3. The Irish got 17 points from Annie Greek, 13 points from Lizzie Halligan, nine points each from Catie Kelly and Chloe Knox and eight points from Katie Halligan.
Agnes Irwin defeated Baldwin School, 49-26, Feb. 3. The Owls’ attack was led by Simone Harvey (11 points) and Gabrielle Seibert (nine points).
Archbishop Carroll’s Taylor Wilson scored 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Patriots (9-11, 6-2) cruised to a 67-49 win over Catholic League foe Neumann-Goretti Feb. 2. Brooke Wilson added 18 points and 11 boards for the Patriots, who combined for six 3-point field goals. Freshman Alexis Eberz went 8-for-10 at the free-throw line and finished with 13 points.
Barrack Hebrew Academy (15-7) defeated Renaissance, 59-28, Feb. 2, for its sixth straight win. The Cougars were led by Eden Singer (23 points) and Mikayla Trajtenberg (16 points).
Conestoga defeated Ridley, 55-35, Jan. 31. The Pioneers were led by Ryann Jennings (16 points), Maria Francione (13 points) and Jane Preston (12 points).
Episcopal Academy defeated Springside Chestnut Hill, 58-34, Feb. 3. Gaeli Keffer-Scharpf led the Churchwomen with 19 points.
Sacred Heart Academy defeated Upper Darby, 41-23, Feb. 4. Sophomore MJ Donohue had a career-high 17 points, plus five steals. Sophomore Keara McCaffrey tallied 16 rebounds and five blocked shots.
Radnor defeated Marple Newtown, 51-48, Feb. 2. Caroline Monaghan and Kate Gallagher’s 14-point performances helped the Raptors win, and teammate Mary Sareen pitched in with eight points.

Boys’ basketball
Episcopal Academy lost to Penn Charter, 60-41, Feb. 3. For the Churchmen, TJ Lamb scored 12 points and Kevin McCarthy added 10.
Haverford High School defeated String Theory Charter, 66-40, Feb. 3. The Fords’ Googie Seidman hit eight treys en route to 34 points, and teammate Brian Weiner added 14 points.
Harriton defeated Penncrest, 43-27, Feb. 2. The Rams outscored the Lions, 27-15 in the second half to pull away. Jadyn Gaskins led Harriton with a game-high 16 points.
Haverford School lost to Springside Chestnut Hill, 58-45, Feb. 3. KJ Carson led the Fords with 17 points (including five treys), while teammate Luke Rasmussen tallied 12 points.
Malvern Prep defeated Germantown Academy, 75-54, Feb. 3. The Friars were led by Andrew Phillips (20 points) and Ryan Williams (19 points).

Episcopal Academy defeated Lawrenceville School, 42-34, Feb. 1. EA pins were earned by Jack Signor (113), Fernando Loor (132), Zane Miller-Swatski (138), Will Hohn (157), John Bonner (165),
Haverford School posted a 4-1 record to place fifth at the Cougar Duals hosted by Martin Luther King High Feb. 4. The Fords beat William Allen, 40-33, before falling to Upper Moreland, 42-27. They rallied through the consolation bracket to top Westtown School (44-27), MLK (39-36) and Northeast (39-36).
Jay McDonnell went 5-0 at 133 pounds, four wins coming by fall. Jac Campbell went 5-0 at 145 with three pins and a forfeit. Cole Lisowski had two major decisions among his five wins at 152. Andrew Lyon went 4-0 at 160 with three wins by fall. Ryan Colsher (114), Matt Hoban (127) and Matt Brosko (172) each went 4-1, with all four wins by fall. Colsher’s win in the penultimate bout against MLK was the decider. With the Fords behind entering in the final bout against Northeast, Hoban got his opponent’s shoulders to the mat to turn a 36-33 deficit into a three-point win.

Episcopal Academy (girls) defeated Academy of Notre Dame, 99-87, Jan. 31. Joy Ying took first in the diving and Emma Lunn won the 100 freestyle to lead the Churchwomen. Tori Abruzzo won the 200 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke for the Irish. Kaitlyn Kolessar (200 IM, 500 free) and Devyn Sargent (50 free and 100 breaststroke) were double winners for ND.
Episcopal Academy (boys) lost to Malvern Prep 102-81, Jan. 31. Henry Haupt won the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke to pace EA. Chase Bearley (50 free) and Owen McCabe (diving) were the other winners for the Churchmen.

Indoor track
Radnor (girls) finished third in the 3200 meter relay at the Ocean Breeze Invitational in Staten Island, N.Y. Feb. 5. The foursome of Amelia Dole, Zoe Margolies, Julia Salinero, and Courtney Kearns clocked a season best 10:08.6.


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