Haverford second baseman Lauren Vanstone stretches for a wide throw as Garnet Valley's Ellie Oruska bears down on her in an attempt to steal second. Vanstone and the Fords rolled to a 10-0 victory. (Robert J Gurecki)
Boys Tennis: Haverford's Frank takes third at Central Singles tourney on 12 April 2014 by ldevlin Haverford's Nate Frank claimed a forfeit victory in the third-place final at the Central League Singles Tournament Saturday at the Healthplex.
Frank suffered a 6-1, 6-4 loss to eventual champion Brian Grodecki of Conestoga in his semifinal match. Grodecki cruised to a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Lower Merion's Simon Vernier in the title match.
Vernier survived a tough match with Grodecki's Conestoga t [...]
Softball: Hot bats abound on cold day as Springfield beats Cardinal O'Hara on 12 April 2014 by ldevlin SPRINGFIELD — Whoever expected a low-scoring contest between two of the best softball programs in Delaware County had another thing coming.
Maybe on a more spring-like Friday afternoon, Springfield and Cardinal O'Hara would have struggled for hits and runs.
This was no ordinary day at Veterans Memorial Park on Saxer & Powell.
Springfield starting pitcher Tori DePietro crushed a two-run ho [...]
Softball: Donato helps Haverford cruise past Garnet Valley on 12 April 2014 by ldevlin CONCORD — The season opener for Garnet Valley and Haverford High Thursday was predictably sloppy at times.
It was freezing.
One team, however, came out smelling like a rose.
Fords All-Delco pitcher Bridget Newman had trouble gripping her pitches and threw more to contact. Good thing Newman had junior Sammi Donato behind her at third base, picking everything that came her way.
Offensively, th [...]
Baseball: Radnor makes every play count in win over Marple Newtown on 12 April 2014 by ldevlin NEWTOWN SQUARE — Arguably the most important play in Radnor's 8-5 win over Marple Newtown Tuesday is nowhere to be found in the boxscore. It was a play, though, that typified the Raiders' approach in picking up a key Central League win.
With one on and one out in the fourth inning of a tie game, Garrett McGurl hit a comebacker to the mound for what looked to be a tailor-made double play. But [...]