Malvern Prep captured the team title in the Pennsylvania Independent School boys track and field championships at Hill School on Wednesday.

Westtown placed seventh.

Malvern had four first-place finishes and set two meet records in the process. Westtown notched two first-place finishes.

Jaxson Hoey won the 800 meters for Malvern with a meet-record time of 1:55.21. The previous record was 1:55.54.

Andy Pancoast captured the high jump with a leap of 6-6 breaking the old mark of 6-5.

Casey Breuer won the 400 (50.63), and the 4x400 team of Breuer, Dan Ferraiolo, Hoey, and Elijah King won in 3:25.26.

Westtown's Stuart Tweedie was first in the 200 (22.51), and Habib N'Garnim won the long jump (21-6 1/2).

Malvern's Billy McDevitt was second in the 1600 (4:21.04).

Also for Malvern, King was third in the 400 (42.15), Ryan Doane third in the 3200 (10:00.42), Chris Carey third in the shot put (44-8 1/4), Andy Powers fourth in the 300 hurdles (43.20), Jake O'Riordan fourth in the pole vault (11-0), Breuer fourth in the 200 (23.00), Colin Wills fourth in the 1600 (4:24.60), and Colin Murphy fourth in the 110 hurdles (16.74).

Westtown's Tweedie was third in the 100 (11.36), and N'Garnim was fourth in the triple jump (41-9).


Pa. Independent School Championships: Naomi Jimenez finished second in the high jump (5-2), and Eunice Jimenez was second in the javelin (85-7) to lead Westtown in the meet at Hill School.


The Quakers placed seventh in the team standings.

Taylor Griffith was third in the discus (84-4), and Katira Dobbins third in the javelin (82-9).


Friends League Tournament: Westtown captured first place in the tournament, and won the overall league championship.

Playing at White Manor Country Club, Westtown carded a team score of 326, and notched its second overall league title in the last three years.

Cole Berger led the Quakers with a four-over-par 75. He tied for medalist honors with Peter Dissinger of Friends Central.

Nic Pavao shot 79, Marc Groenhuysen 82, and Dylan Torpey 90.

Westtown finished the league dual-match season 10-0.


Villa Maria 10, Mount St. Joseph 0, 5 innings: Maddie Abbot struck out 13 of the 15 batters she faced as Villa Maria (10-4, 13-6) topped Mount St. Joseph in its regular season finale.

Abbot allowed one hit and walked one batter in the win.

Mary Cate Butler went 3-for-3 with three runs scored for the Hurricanes.

Villa Maria 501 04--10

Mount St. Joseph 000 00--0WP--Abbot LP--Burns

2B--Gordinier (VM) 3B--Abbot (VM), Butler (VM).


Haverford School 8, Westtown 6: Graham Giangiulio went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer for Westtown (4-10) in the nonleague game.

Giangiulio's homer came during a five-run seventh when Westtown battled back to make it close.

Max Pinsky went 3-for-4 and scored a pair of runs.

The Quakers will play at Haverford School on Tuesday in the opening round of the Pa. Independent School playoffs.

Westtown 100 000 5 -- 6

Haverford School 105 011 x -- 8WP--Dunbar. LP--Love-Sheller.

2B--Solomon (HS). HR--Giangiulio (W), Hyland (HS).


Ryan's Pub 4, Timothy's Crawdads 1: Ryan's Pub scored two runs in the fifth and two in the sixth to beat the Crawdads in the West Chester Adult Baseball League game at Hoopes Park.

Ryan's trailed 1-0 going into the fifth. Billy Muldowney scored the tying run on a wild pitch, and Brian Mulhern drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly.

In the sixth, Muldowney and Kyle Fries had RBI singles.

Chris Ott pitched a solid game to get the win.

Bob Warren went 2-for-2 for the Crawdads, and David Iacobucci had a sacrifice fly.

Crawdads 010 000 0 -- 1

Ryan's Pub 000 022 x -- 4WP--Ott. LP--Pappas.

2B--Kullman (R), Fries (R).

Englund's Apparel 6, Jays 1: Tom Rafetto pitched a complete game, allowed three hits and struck out nine as Englund's Apparel (1-1) defeated the Jays (0-2) in a West Chester Adult Baseball League game at Flagg Field.

Ryan Ficca had two hits for the winners.

Englund's Apparel 010 131 0--6

Jays 000 010 0--0

WP--Rafetto LP--Wendle

2B--Douglas (E) 3B--Stackhouse (E).


Tri-County Senior Modified: Fence Sense/Proudfoot tripped Carlson's Auto Body, 14-2, as Ben Patton had three hits. Jerry Flynn and Jerry Rubincam both had two hits for the winners. Les Garrison was the winning pitcher. Anthony Barotelli had a hit out of the leadoff spot for Carlson's.

John Horblinski had three hits to lead Horblinski LLC past the Legends, 13-4. Chuck Bingham had two hits for the winners.

Unek Designs defeated Coffee Cup, 9-5. Carlos Vargas, Rick Roop and Ray Fernandez were all 2-for-3 for Unek (7-1), while Ben Ellis, Don Mullen, and Willie Conyers were 2-for-4. Andy Nissley was the winning pitcher. For Coffee Cup, Dom Bartone, Joe Doto and Darren Patton had two hits.

Road Scholar Transport edged Landmark Auto, 6-3. Rick Lasak and Randy Lane both had two hits to lead the winners. Dave Mendenhall was the winning pitcher. For Landmark, Joe Liberato and Rob O'Hara had two hits.Ches-Del Senior Slow Pitch: Sloan Ford of Exton downed Keystone Volvo, 20-7. Fran McIntyre was the winning pitcher and also had three hits. Mike Morrell (home run), Jeff Swigart (triple), Jeff Laudenslager and Wayne Davison all had four hits. Larry Dampman, Don Joye and Pete Perez had three hits apiece.