Downingtown East finished its Ches-Mont League girls volleyball season with a 25-7, 25-18, 25-22 victory over visiting Octorara on Wednesday.

The Cougars ended up 14-0 in the league and captured the National Division title.

It was the first girls volleyball championship in the Downingtown School District's history.

They improved to 15-1 overall as Lauren Mueller produced 10 kills, nine digs, two aces and one block, Caroline Layden four kills, eight digs, three aces and two blocks, and Caroline Ambrogi 11 kills, 10 digs and one ace.

Octorara finished 6-8 in the league.Villa Maria 3, Mount St. Joseph 0: Villa Maria captured the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies championship with a 25-17, 25-18, 25-21 win in the playoff final.

Shae Murphy compiled 29 digs, two assists and two aces, Katherine Miller 17 digs, 22 assists and three blocks, Elle Salinas 25 digs and eight kills, and Danielle Hillman nine kills and eight blocks.

The Hurricanes improved to 17-2 overall.Oxford 3, W.C. East 0: Oxford posted a 26-24, 25-9, 25-23 win in the Ches-Mont finale for both teams.

Kelly Bolton had eight kills for the Hornets (4-10 league), Mariah Jardine 16 digs, Melanie Kempf four aces, Andrea Longacre 17 assists, and Kelsey Wetzel six kills.


For West Chester East (0-14 league), Carly Shortridge totaled one kill, 22 digs and one ace, Taylor Kulp three assists and two digs, Caitlin Culbertson five kills, 11 digs and two aces, and Elisabeth Kerns 13 assists, nine digs and one ace.W.C. Henderson 3, Unionville 0: Hailey Adler (13 kills), Haley Butler (eight kills), Sarah Tunnell (30 assists and 11 digs), and Victoria Dennis (17 digs) led West Chester Henderson (11-3, 16-4) to a 25-23, 25-23, 25-17 Ches-Mont decision.

For Unionville (9-5 league), Sydney Salle notched nine kills, Sarah Muscato 18 digs, and Becky Baptiste 3.5 blocks.Avon Grove 3, Sun Valley 0: Avon Grove (11-3, 12-4) hammered out a 25-13, 25-20, 25-17 Ches-Mont win as Eleanor Schultz contributed 35 assists, Allie Raff 15 kills, and Izzy Neils eight kills and six blocks.

Sun Valley finished 8-6 in the league, and took second place behind Unionville in the American Division.Bishop Shanahan 3, Coatesville 0: Bishop Shanahan (12-1, 14-3) earned the 25-14, 25-13, 25-9 Ches-Mont win behind Lauren Godshalk (eight kills and six digs), Sam Nagy (five kills, six aces and 16 digs), and Audrey Rucker (one kill, 26 set assists and one dig).

Nicole Gray had seven kills and 10 digs for Coatesville (2-12), Anna Pepe three digs and three blocks, and Jackie Walsh 14 assists.Downingtown West 3, W.C. Rustin 0: Downingtown West (7-7 league) posted the 25-19, 25-17, 25-15 Ches-Mont win behind Gabby Guerrera's 11 kills and 12 digs, along with Sarah Schneider's eight kills, and Morgan Dawson's three aces.

West Chester Rustin ended up 3-11 in the league.Great Valley 3, Kennett 0: Great Valley wrapped up its Ches-Mont season with the 25-9, 25-10, 25-20 decision.

Brianna Farrelly amassed 11 kills for the Patriots (6-8, 10-8), Mackenzie Farrelly 28 assists, and Ashley Magee 11 digs.

Kennett finished 1-13.

Field HockeyUnionville 1, W.C. East 0: Unionville remained in contention for the Ches-Mont American Division title with the tight victory.

The lone goal came at the 16-minute mark. A pass from Izzy McDonough turned into a breakaway in which Taylor Denton took on one defender after another and then finally the East goalie, carrying the ball smoothly into the cage.

Unionville goalkeeper Sarah O'Neill recorded nine saves with strong support from Mary Umbs, Catie Ward, and Maria Kirifides. Cayla Hammaker and Logan Perkins also played well.

Unionville (8-5, 10-8) can win the division title if Great Valley (7-5) loses or ties today against West Chester East. Great Valley owns the tiebreaker over Unionville.

Hannah Erfle and Katie Owens made saves on the back line for West Chester East (8-4, 11-4). Steph Batog and Maddy Lewis were other standouts.

W.C. East 0 0 -- 0

Unionville 1 0 -- 1Unionville goals: Denton.

Goalie saves: Walker (E) 11; Murphy (U) 16.

W.C. Henderson 8, Oxford 0: West Chester Henderson capped off an undefeated Ches-Mont season with the victory.

The Warriors (13-0 league) captured the National Division title and the league's overall championship.

Sammi Long and Katie O'Donnell both had two goals and one assist.

Emma Betrando added a goal and an assist. Brianna Bolon, Ryann Bauer, and Carly Askinas were defensive standouts. Emily Finn made five saves in the shutout.

Oxford finished 6-7 in the league.

Oxford 0 0 -- 0

W.C. Henderson 4 4 -- 8Henderson goals: O'Donnell 2, Long 2, Betrando, Pitt, Applebee, Schwartz.

Goalie saves: England (O) 9; Finn (H) 5.

Downingtown East 3, Octorara 0: Downingtown East finished 11-2 in the Ches-Mont League as Elizabeth Farrell, Lauren Measel and Hayley Gibson scored the goals. Claire Webb picked up an assist.

Linzy Amen was busy in goal for Octorara (4-9 league) as she made a whopping 45 saves.

Downingtown East 2 1 -- 3

Octorara 0 0 -- 0Downingtown East goals: Farrell, Measel, Gibson.

Goalie saves: Riley (DE) 1; Amen (O) 45.

Downingtown West 10, Sun Valley 0: Nikki Freeman's four goals and three assists powered Downingtown West (12-1, 16-2) in its Ches-Mont finale. The Whippets finished second in the National Division.

Savannah Cabaddu and Jackie Lutza both added a goal and an assist.

Sun Valley finished 0-13 in the league.

Sun Valley 0 0 -- 0

Downingtown West 6 4 -- 10Downingtown West goals: Freeman 4, Colby, Johnson, Lutza, Cabaddu, Inzer, Leahy.

Goalie saves: Longh (SV) 14; Leahy (DW) 1.

Bishop Shanahan 1, Kennett 0: Kim Kelly's goal with 6:44 remaining in the second half gave Bishop Shanahan (5-8, 6-11) the Ches-Mont victory.

Haley White assisted on the goal.

Aileen Taylor made seven saves in the shutout. Shanahan got a strong effort from its seniors.

Kennett finished 3-10 in the league.

Kennett 0 0 -- 0

Bishop Shanahan 0 1 -- 1Bishop Shanahan goal: Kelly.

Goalie saves: Schaen (K) 11; Taylor (BS) 7.

Avon Grove 4, W.C. Rustin 1: Olivia D'Antonio's two goals were enough for Avon Grove (9-4 league) in the Ches-Mont win.

Anna Mulcrone and Maggie Winter also scored goals.

Michelle Fikse was the goal scorer for West Chester Rustin (3-10, 3-14) off a Kelsey Donehower assist.

Avon Grove 2 2 -- 4

W.C. Rustin 0 1 -- 1Avon Grove goals: D'Antonio 2, Mulcrone, Winter.

W.C. Rustin goal: Fikse.

Goalie saves: Carroll (AG) 3; Ditizio (R) 10.

Girls TennisDistrict 1 Doubles Tournament: Four area pairings advanced to the quarterfinals after Wednesday's matches at Legacy Tennis.

Conestoga moved two pairings into the Class AAA quarterfinals in Lauren Banner-Lipika Gadila and Kaylee Yan-Lauren Ge. Banner and Gadila were seeded fourth while Yan and Ge were seeded 10th.

Allie Lane and Victoria Soltysiak will represent Unionville in the quarterfinals. The pair is seeded sixth.

Emma Clark and Harshita Palegar are seeded eighth. They are the lone West Chester Henderson representive in the quarterfinals.

In the District 1 Class AA bracket, Villa Maria's Danielle Rufus and Haley Noll advanced to the championship final. Rufus and Noll were seeded third.

The Class AAA quarterfinals and semifinals will be held at Legacy on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The Class AA final will be held at the same place and time.

Class AAA

First Round

(1) Bair-Salim Bey (Abington) def. MacDougall-Amornwichet (Methacton) 6-1, 6-0Smith-Longen (Avon Grove) def. Wendel-Newman (Perkiomen Valley) 6-1, 6-0(9) Couderc-Gergel (W.C. Henderson) def. Bartlett-Powers (Great Valley) 0-6, 7-5, 6-2

(8) Clark-Palegar (W.C. Henderson) def. Satler-Anopolsky (C.R. South) 6-3, 6-1

(5) Cyr-Kong (C.B. West) def. Moshnikov-Pennridge 6-1, 6-1

(12) Gamarnik-Bove (C.B. South) def. LaBarge-Cheifetz (Upper Dublin) 6-1, 6-4

Johnson-Gosner (C.B. West) def. Mirabile-Napolitano (Mt. St. Joe) 6-1, 6-1(4) Banner-Gadila (Conestoga) def. Nguyen-Kobchenko (Chichester) 6-2, 6-0

(3) K. Devlin-Cesarini (Wissahickon) def. J. Moore-M. Moore (W.C. Rustin) 6-1, 6-1 Bohan-Parker (Spring-Ford) def. Rigogne-Rogers (C.R. North) 6-7 (2-7), 7-5, 6-2Eginton-Russell (Unionville) def. (11) Bradley-Terramin 6-4, 6-4

(6) Lane-Soltysiak (Unionville) def. Cozzarin-Erman (C.R. North) 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4)

(7) White-Rubenstein (Harriton) def. Updike-Movsowitz (Radnor) 6-2, 6-0(10) Yan-Ge (Conestoga) def. Jenkins-Sithara (Academy Park) 6-0, 6-0

Lee-Gelting (Owen J. Roberts) def. Power-Clancy (Marple-Newtown) 7-5, 6-3

(2) Simeone-King (Methacton) def. DeShazo-Dion (Uppper Dublin) 6-2, 6-2

Second Round

(1) Bair-Salim-Bey (Abington) def. Smith-Longen (Avon Grove) 6-1, 6-0

(8) Clark-Palegar (W.C. Henderson) def. (9) Couderc-Gergel (W.C. Henderson) 6-3, 6-1

(5) Cyr-Kong (C.B. West) def. (12) Gamarnik-Bove (C.B. South) 6-3, 6-0 (4) Banner-Gadila (Conestoga) def. Johnson-Gosner (C.B. West) 6-4, 6-0

(3) K. Devlin-Cesarini (Wissahickon) def. Bohan-Parker (Spring-Ford) 6-2, 6-1(6) Lane-Soltysiak (Unionville) def. Eginton-Russell (Unionville) 6-3, 6-4

(10) Yan-Ge (Conestoga) def. (7) White-Rubenstein (Harriton) 6-3, 7-6 (4)

(2) Simeone-King (Methacton) def. Lee-Gelting (Owen J. Roberts) 6-4, 6-2

Quarterfinal Matchups(1) Bair-Salim-Bey (Abington) vs. (8) Clark-Palegar (W.C. Henderson)

(4) Banner-Gadila (Conestoga) vs. (5) Cyr-Kong (C.B. West)

(3) K. Devlin-Cesarini (Wissahickon) vs. (6) Lane-Soltysiak (Unionville)

(2) Simeone-King (Methacton) vs. (10) Yan-Ge (Conestoga)

Class AA

First round

Liney-Morgan (Villa Joseph Marie) def. Schmucker-Barlow (Delco Christian) 6-4, 7-5


(1) Shubin-Oblon (Lower Moreland) def. Liney-Morgan (Villa Joseph Marie) 6-2, 6-3(4) Cattie-Denham (Villa Maria) def. Lomboy-Gallagher (Octorara) 7-5, 4-6, 6-1(3) Rufus-Noll (Villa Maria) def. H. Staroba-A. Staroba (Springfield Montco) 6-3, 6-2

(2) DeGiovanni-Minniti (New Hope) def. Miles-Lukens (Pope John Paul II) 6-1, 6-1


(1) Shubin-Oblon (Lower Moreland) def. (4) Cattie-Denham (Villa Maria) 6-7 (3), 6-1, 6-3

(3) Rufus-Noll (Villa Maria) def. (2) DeGiovanni-Minniti (New Hope) 6-4, 6-4

Championship Matchup

(1) Shubin-Oblon (Lower Moreland) vs. (3) Rufus-Noll (Villa Maria)

Girls Soccer

Kennett 4, Upper Darby 1: Devon Salasin had a pair of goals to lead Kennett past Upper Darby in a nonleague game.

Katie Spence and Emile Cziraky also scored for the Blue Demons (6-12).

Hannah Shiflet finished with four saves in goal.

Upper Darby 1 0--1

Kennett 2 2--4

Kennett goals: Salasin 2, Spence, Cziraky.

Uppper Darby goal: Von Vran

Goalie saves: Shiflet (K) 4; Slood (UD) 9.


Men's SoccerWest Chester 2, Pitt-Johnstown 0: Alex Caplan and Unionville graduate Kevin McCann notched their first goals of the year to lead West Chester in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference victory.

Roberto Silva added an assist.

The Golden Rams (7-3-2, 6-1-1 PSAC) win allowed them to keep pace with first-place Mercyhurst (7-1 PSAC). Pitt-Johnstown (2-11-0, 0-7-0 PSAC) new to the PSAC this fall, is still seeking its first conference victory.

Women's SoccerWest Chester 5, Pitt-Johnstown 0: Carly Yost scored a pair of goals to lead West Chester (9-4, 8-4 PSAC) in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference win.

Marie D' Angelo, Dana Hunt, and Lexi Brown all netted one goal.Cabrini 2, Immaculata 0: Immaculata's six-game unbeaten streak to start the Colonial States Athletic Conference season was snapped as the Mighty Macs fell to 4-1-2 in the league and 5-7-2 overall.

The CSAC start was the best in program history.

Women's TennisWest Chester 9, St. Thomas Aquinas 0: West Chester swept the doubles competition and then took all six singles matches in straight sets en route to the nonleague victory.

West Chester (2-4) snapped a four-match losing streak.

Maddy Shaak teamed with Nicole Fahringer for an 8-3 win at first doubles, before polishing off her opponent at first singles, 6-0, 6-0.

Fahringer took care of her opponent at second singles, 6-1, 6-4.Women's VolleyballMarywood 3, Immaculata 2: Immaculata (6-14, 2-6 CSAC) dropped its third consecutive five-set match as visiting Marywood rallied for a 21-25, 18-25, 25-17, 25-21, 15-10 Colonial States Athletic Conference win.

Alexandra Okoro had 12 kills for Immaculata, Jamie Rombach 11 kills and 18 digs, Andrea Okoro nine kills and two blocks, Brittany Thompson 22 assists, Maranda Jones 20 assists, Molly Truitt 22 digs, and Rebecca McDonald 16 digs.