SOL Boys' Volleyball Wrap (4-16-18)

Check out the results for SOL boys’ volleyball teams in action Monday. Souderton/CB East and Pennridge/Upper Dublin photos provided courtesy of Jon Sklut. Check back for a gallery of photos.

SOL National Conference

PENNSBURY 3, NESHAMINY 1 (25-18, 25-11, 23-25, 25-21)
The Falcons displayed a remarkable efficiency at the net in Monday’s win over their neighboring rivals.
Brett Garrison led the way with 19 kills and a dazzling .621 hitting percentage. He also had four digs and one block. Justin Sadley added 11 kills (.524), two aces and two digs, and Kyle Faulcon contributed eight kills (.538), one assist, six digs and one block. Danny Quay also was effective at the net, finishing with seven kills (.462), one ace and five blocks. Luke Bucksar had four kills (.300), three digs and one block, and Matt Cassie had three kills, one ace and five digs. Setter Andy Delworth had 45 assists to go along with one kill, two aces and six digs. Charlie Bluestein added three aces, four assists and seven digs. Dylan Shugar chipped in one ace, one dig and one block, and Ben McCartney had one dig.
For the Redskins, Steve Wenderlich led the way with 13 kills, 10 digs, one ace and one block. Setter JD Palmieri had 32 assists as well as two aces and two blocks. Ben McGonagle added nine kills and two digs, and Tony Camillo had five kills, five blocks and four digs. Alex Swiderski had five kills and four digs while Matt Schwab added three kills and two blocks. Jesse Marshall had two blocks and two digs.

BENSALEM 3, WILLIAM TENNENT 1
The Owls won a hard-fought match against the Panthers.
Setter Basheer Ghafary had 33 assists, four kills and two aces to lead the Owls. Greg Philip (14 kills), Shiv Patel (12 kills) and Jay Tilvawala (three kills, four assists, two aces) all played well, according to coach Tim Linehan.
“Mark Hall had two huge kills late in the fourth game to seal the win,” the Owls’ coach said.
Hall finished with five kills and one block.
Bensalem upped its record to 5-4 overall (2-3 SOL).

COUNCIL ROCK NORTH 3, ABINGTON 0 (25-11, 25-13, 25-21)
Setter Nick Baniewicz had 25 assists in a match that saw players up and down the Indians’ lineup contribute. He also had three digs and one kill. Eddie Mancinelli led the defense with 10 digs, two assists and one ace while Jack Gunshenan led a balanced Indian attack with nine kills, three digs, one ace and .5 blocks. Justin Burns had seven kills, one dig, one ace and one assist, and Harry Wyatt added six kills, three digs and two aces. Also contributing at the net were Sean D’Arcy (five kills, one block, one ace), Justin Walton (four kills, two assists, one dig, one block) and Keven D’Arcy (three kills). Chase McCaulley (three assists), Herby Boucard (2.5 blocks), Will Hewitt (two aces, .5 blocks), Nick Ripans (one ace, one assist), Vytis Duncia (two kills), Nick Desautelle (one kill, .5 blocks) and Seth Connors (one kill) also contributed.
Neshaminy (6-0, 4-0 SOL) will travel to Neshaminy on Wednesday.

SOL Continental Conference

PENNRIDGE 3, UPPER DUBLIN 2
The Rams won a tightly contested match at Upper Dublin on Monday afternoon.
Cross Edwards (20 kills, six digs) and Zach Detweiler (16 kills, seven blocks) combined for 36 kills to lead the Rams at the net. Also making contributions to the Rams’ attack were Kevin Jones (nine kills), Ethan Lionetti (seven kills, seven digs), Chris McKinney (two kills, three blocks), David Cassel (two kills, two blocks) and Mike Molettiere (four kills). Jeremy Pruss led the defense with 14 digs. Setter Corey Quaste was credited with 51 assists.
For the Flying Cardinals, Matthew Ross (24 kills, one block, one ace, one assist, 16 digs) and Mario Petushi (15 kills, two aces, two assists, 18 digs) had huge nights. Setter Longan Loi had 42 assists to go along with 11 digs and four blocks. Max Adams led the Cardinals defensively with 24 digs, two assists and one ace. Also contributing were Blake Bayles (one ace, three kills, four blocks), Grant Molloy (two kills, one block) and Joey Levin (two aces, one kills, seven digs).
Pennridge improved to 7-2 overall (7-1 SOL).

NORTH PENN 3, CENTRAL BUCKS WEST 1 (11-25, 25-23, 25-21, 25-21)
After dropping the first set of Monday’s match, the Knights rallied to win the next three on their way to the impressive win.
Setter Ryan Stewart had 31 assists to go along with two aces, two kills and 11 digs. Deval Patel’s 23 digs led the Knights defensively. Alex Stoler led a balanced attack with 11 kills, three blocks, two aces and five digs. Kevin Abraham added nine kills and three blocks, and Zach Jayes contributed six kills, four blocks, one ace and 10 digs. Michael Wang had five kills, one block and 10 digs, and Isaac Lambert added 17 digs, four aces and three kills. James Stewart had seven digs.

CENTRAL BUCKS EAST 3, SOUDERTON 0 (26-24, 25-15, 25-15)
The Patriots eked out a win in the opening set and then rolled to the sweep of the visiting Indians.
“CB East had a strong serve and attack and kept us out of system,” Souderton coach Dave Stastny said.
Ben Campman led the Indians with 10 kills while Jared Martin had 12 digs. Setter Luke Pagan had 15 assists.

QUAKERTOWN 3, CHELTENHAM 0 (25-9, 25-7, 25-13)
Logan Spieker had 15 kills to lead the visiting Panthers to a sweep of their hosts. Justin Flor added six kills and two aces, and setter Zach Frei had 22 assists.

Non-league
COUNCIL ROCK SOUTH 3, DOCK MENNONITE ACADEMY 0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-20)
The Golden Hawks used a balanced attack in Monday’s non-league sweep of the Pioneers.
Andrew Richards led the Hawks at the net with 10 kills, seven digs and one block while Shane Slivinski added seven kills, one ace, six digs and three blocks. Dane Paulson recorded eight blocks to go along with five digs and one ace.  Jay Ferrara (three kills, one ace, one block, two digs), Jake Leonard (two kills, two blocks), Dylan Baptiste (three kills, four blocks) and TJ Rodman (two assists, five digs) also contributed.

LA SALLE 3, CENTRAL BUCKS SOUTH 0 (25-17, 25-14, 25-18)
The Explorers earned a sweep of the Titans in non-league action Monday. For the Titans, Jon Zonshein had a kill and five digs. Mason Zeo added an ace, two kills and five digs, and Jake Monson led the defense with eight digs to go along with four kills and two assists.

Saturday, April 14
LA SALLE 3, NORTH PENN 0
Setter Drew Coles had 21 assists to go along with one block and four digs in Saturday’s non-league match. Michael Wang led the attack with six kills to go along with four digs. Zach Jayes added five kills while Alex Stoler (four kills, six digs) and Evan Rothmann (four kills, four digs) also contributed. Tyler Stevenson chipped in two kills and two blocks, and Isaac Lambert had three aces and five digs. Deval Patel led the defense with 17 digs and one assist.