Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Wednesday's Highlights

Highlights from Wednesday's local sports action:

Girls Basketball
West Chester Rustin 47, Octorara 29:  Noelle Powell scored a game-high 16 points as the Golden Knights stayed in first place in the American Division. Rustin is now 8-1 in league play, putting the Golden Knights in the driver's seat for a division crown ahead of 6-2 Sun Valley and 5-2 Great Valley.

Kennett 44, Great Valley 33: Cory Tomasetti, this week's Daily Local News Athlete of the Week, earned a pin at 220 pounds as the Blue Demons picked up their first league victory of the season.

Downingtown West 35, West Chester Henderson 25: The Whippets (3-1 league) pulled off the National Division upset and knocked the Warriors (3-1) from the ranks of the unbeatens. Downingtown East, which defeated West Chester East on Wednesday, is now all alone in first place in the National Division with a perfect 3-0 record in Ches-Mont play.

Malvern Prep 104, Penn Charter 74: The Malvern Prep swim team clinched its first Inter-Ac league title since 2008 with the emphatic victory. The Friars improved to 4-0 in the league and 6-0 overall. Triple winners were M.P. Salinas in the 100-yard butterfly (53.46), who was also involved in the 200 medley and 200 freestyle relay teams; C.J. Schaeffer, who won the 100 freestyle and the 100 backstroke; Paul Stockard, who won the 200 free, 100 vackstroke, and 400 free relay; and Chris Cary (200 medley, 200 and 400 relay teams.)
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