Local roundup: McElwee wins three events for girls

Photo by Barry Taglieber Phoenixville's Nicole Lemon (3) looks to pass while being defended by Spring-Ford's Maggie Locke (24) during Tuesday night's PAC-10 girls basketball game in Royersford.

BOYERTOWN - Erin McElwee won three events, but the Phoenixville girls swimmers fell to host Boyertown, 97-73, Monday afternoon at the Boyertown YMCA pool.

McElwee won the 100 fly (1:06.43), 100 back (1:02.25) and swam the leadoff leg on the Phantoms’ winning medley relay.

Eileen Butler, Shawna Moore and Devonne Moore each had two wins for the Phantoms with Butler winning the 50 free (27.19), Shawna Moore the 100 free (59.06), Devonne Moore the 100 breast (1:10.44) and all three wimming on the winning 200 medley relay.

Phoenixville (2-1) suffered its first PAC-10 loss while Boyertown upped its record to 2-1 (2-4 overall).

On the boys’ side, Boyertown downed Phoenixville, 102-65, to move to 3-0 in the PAC-10 (5-1 overall) and dropping the Phantoms to 1-2.

Phoenixville finished first in the 400 free relay at 3:46.41 with a team of Nan Aclan, Bobby Newman, Josh Ziev and Jake Luzins.

WRESTLING

Garnet Valley Duals: Phoenixville won one of three matches during the Garnet Valley Duals last Saturday.

The Phantoms defeated Episcopal Academy, 47-24, but fell to Rustin (40-33) and host Garnet Valley (50-18).

Phoenixville got perfect 3-0 marks from Garrett Serwatka (106/113), Jordan Valenteen (195) and Paul Hossler (220) with Max Shepherd (106) going 2-0. Mark Cermanski finished with a 2-1 log at 126.

Boyertown 79, Phoenixville 0: The Bears (3-2) blanked the visiting Phantoms (0-5) in PAC-10 action Wednesday evening.

Boyertown was bolstered by eight pins and a major decision.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Phoenixville 55, Academy Park 53: A 23-point third-quarter output sparked the Phantoms’ comeback during a non-league home victory last Saturday afternoon.

Marcus Howell scored 18 points to lead Phoenxiville, which rebounded from a 32-23 hafltime deficit. C.J. Lindsay scored eight counters for the Phantoms, who entered the fourth period with a 46-45 lead. Lindsay shot 4-for-4 at the free throw line and six of his eight in the final stanza to help protect the lead.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Spring-Ford 79, Phoenixville 21: Shelby Mueller scored 17 points and Maggie Locke tallied 15 to lead the Rams in their rout of the visiting Phantoms Tuesday night.

Sammi Haas scored nine points and Brittany Moore tacked on seven for Spring-Ford (8-0, 12-2), which opened leads of 36-8 at the quarter and 62-12 at the half.

Aubree Flagg scored a team-high 11 points for the Phantoms (2-6, 4-10).

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