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Delco Roundup: Haverford’s Taylor hits milestone in win over Carroll

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Haverford junior Emma Taylor eclipsed 200 career strikeouts in a 2-1 nonleague victory over Archbishop Carroll Friday.

Taylor struck out 15 Patriots in a four-hit complete game. The junior has racked up 213 Ks in less than two seasons of varsity ball.

Haverford’s Kerri McCallum drove in what proved to be the winning run with a third-inning single.

In other nonleague games:

Ridley 5, Interboro 2 >> The Green Raiders (17-2) rolled to another win thanks in large part to the pitching and hitting of Madison Chapman. The senior blasted a solo home run in the first inning and went the distance from the circle, striking out 11 along the way.

Haley McMenamin also went yard for the Green Raiders. Mackenzie Fagan ripped an RBI triple and Jolie Torrens hit a sacrifice fly.

Logan Stewart drove in a run with a triple and Kyla Valver went 2-for-3 with a double for the Bucs. Billie Kerwood had six strikeouts in the loss.

Garnet Valley 8, Cardinal O’Hara 1 >> The host Jaguars scored six runs in the first inning and cruised past the Lions.

Anna Sidlowski had a perfect game into the fourth inning. She gave up two hits and one walk while striking out nine in five innings of work. At the plate she helped her cause with a double and two RBIs.

Kate Dugery delivered the big blow with a grand slam. Annie Bechtold went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBIs and Emily Orsini finished 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs for the Jags.

Academy Park 15, Lower Merion 12 >> Sierra Thomas pitched a complete game with five Ks as the Knights outlasted the Aces in extra innings.

Meridith Hannigan had an RBI single for the Lions.

In the Central League:

Conestoga 5, Marple Newtown 4 >> The Pioneers plated four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat the Tigers.

Lindsay Walsh finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored for Marple.


Chichester pounded out 18 hits and worked nine walks in a 20-4 shellacking of Springfield.

Every Chi player who entered the game had at least one RBI.

Josh Hankins led the offensive attack with four hits and two RBIs. Anthony Caramanico was 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs. Zach Taylor contributed three base knocks and Andrew Scott went 2-for-3 with four runs scored.

Jason Hankins added two hits and three ribbies, while Logan Ray had two hits and a pair of runs scored. Owen Valentine had three RBIs and Steve Kennard coaxed four bases on balls.

Zach Tropiano had a nice day for the Cougars, going 3-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored from the leadoff spot.

Bonner-Prendergast 17, Interboro 11 >> Shane Soltycki powered the Friars to a road win with four hits and five RBIs.

For the Bucs, Josh Boylan was 3-for-3 with five RBIs and Nate Smith added two hits and two RBIs.

In the Inter-Ac League:

Penn Charter 2, Haverford School 0 >> Ryan Reed was a tough-luck loser on the mound as the Fords ace allowed three hits and one earned run while striking out seven in six innings of work.

Jake Stacey, Ryan Getz and Colby McNeely all had a hit for Haverford (18-7).

Danny Will pitched a gem for the Quakers, a three-hit shutout with nine Ks. With the win, Penn Charter clinched at least a share of first place.

The Inter-Ac will host its first playoff tournament beginning May 18.

In the Ches-Mont League:

Coatesville 9, Sun Valley 0 >> Josh Lillis and Dylan Marantino had two hits apiece for the Vanguards, whose defense committed five errors.

Girls Lacrosse

Kylie Gioia totaled two goals, six assists and nine draw controls in leading Marple Newtown to victory over Chichester, 18-4.

Emily Reynolds collected three goals and two assists for the Tigers. Olivia Ebersole, Ava Corr and Bella Dreger all had two goals, while Ella Dalessandra pitched in with a goal and four assists.

Hannah Tully netted two goals for Chi.

In other nonleague action:

Garnet Valley 10, Unionville 3 >> Kait Henning notched a hat trick and three ground balls for the Jaguars. Sydney Pyon added two goals and Kendall DiCamillo recorded a goal and two assists.

In the Ches-Mont League:

Downingtown East 26, Sun Valley 2 >> Carli Komorwoski and Riley Purfield each netted a goal for the Vanguards.

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