Local roundup: Results from Sept. 11
Northwestern’s Luke Hallman follows through on his swing during Wednesday’s match. NANCY SCHOLZ/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
The Lehighton boys soccer team picked up its first win of the season Wednesday, knocking off North Schuylkill.
Elsewhere, Palmerton picked up a field hockey win, while the Pleasant Valley girls soccer and tennis teams also secured victories.
Carter Strauss’s hat trick led Lehighton to a 5-0 Schuylkill League triumph over North Schuylkill.
Strauss scored twice in the first half for the Indians (1-5, 1-3). Mason Marchesault and Connor McDonough also had goals for the Tribe.
Randy Bongiorno made four saves to preserve the shutout. Connor Hanley had two assists.
Stroudsburg edged Pleasant Valley for a 2-1 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory.
Jeffrey Pasciak scored twice for the Mounties.
Damarcus George had a goal for the Bears, while Jason Kapsis was credited with the assist.
The game is currently suspended due to lightning with 3:09 remaining in the first half with Northwestern leading Northern Lehigh 1-0.
The match will resume Thursday, Sept. 19 at 3:30 p.m.
Palmerton rolled to a 7-1 Colonial League win over Salisbury.
Megan Serfass and Emma Christman both finished with two goals and an assist for the Bombers, while Emily Baumgardt and Erin Kistler both chipped in with a goal and an assist.
Molly Mihalko also found the back of the cage, while Abby Everett was credited with an assist.
Two first-half goals put Pleasant Valley ahead in a 3-0 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference win over Stroudsburg.
Aliyah Williams and Danielle DiMarco both scored in the first half for the Bears, while Teah Cardoza added a goal in the second.
Cardoza and Larissa Mulligan were each credited with assists for PV. Samantha Merklin grabbed three saves to preserve the shutout.
Pleasant Valley improves to 4-0-2 overall (4-0-1 EPC), while Stroudsburg slips to 3-3 (3-2 EPC).
Moravian Academy- Pen Argyl-Northwestern
Northwestern split in a Colonial League tri-match at Olde Homestead.
The Lions’ J. Smith carded medalist honors with a score of 74.
Luke Hallman recorded a Tigers’ best of 77.
Moravian Academy 386, Northwestern 415, Pen Argyl 999
Luke Hallman 77, Joe Frey 82, Jake Dellicker 82, Aiden Remaley 86, Fatszinger 88
J. Smith 74, T. Smith 75, E. Eichlaub 77, A. Pander 78, A. Burke 82
J. Dario 87, C. Kistler 107, D. Richardson 108.
Blue Mountain defeated Tamaqua for a 315-414 Schuylkill League win.
The Blue Eagles’ Connor Gherghel posted medalist honors with a score of 72.
Megan Schoener carded a 95 for the Blue Raiders.
Blue Mountain 315, Tamaqua 414
Megan Schoener 95, Trent Schlecht 98, Nick Behr 109, Brady Miller 112.
Connor Gherghel 72, Derrick Yuengling 78, Cole Maksimik 81, Ryan Jarboe 84.
Played at Mountain Valley.
Pine Grove carded a 363-384 victory over Weatherly.
The Cardinals’ Karson Felty posted medalist honors with a score of 84.
Ben Ramirez finished with a Wreckers’ best of 87.
Pine Grove 363, Weatherly 384
Ben Ramirez 87, Ashton Gerhard 93, Ethan Broskoskie 100, Owen Broskoskie 104.
Karson Felty 84, Griffin Naugle 90, Dustin Dubbs 94, Donovan Copeland 95.
Played at Mountain Laurel.
ES South-Pleasant Valley
Pleasant Valley edged East Stroudsburg South 4-3 in an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference match.
Riley Wagner, Hope Hoppe and Rebecca Makrides swept singles play for the Bears. The doubles team of Julia Polak and Kara Thourot also was victorious.
Pleasant Valley 4, ES South 3
Riley Wagner (PV) forfeit; Hope Hoppe (PV) def. Klaudia Antoniak 7-5, 6-4; Rebecca Makrides (PV) def. Hannah Owusu-Afriuie 6-2, 6-1.
Amy Ansah/Nehelb Thomas (ESS) def. Ashley Kovacs/Kassidy Shupp 6-1, 6-3; Julia Polak/Kara Thourot (PV) def. Elena Boyer/Grace Doolittle 6-4, 6-4; Marlena Bumpane/Jodi Chen (ESS) def. Julia DeYoung/Ehrin Frable 6-7 (9-11), 7-6 (7-4), 10-8; Bryanna Ersley/Cyara Wimmer (ESS) def. Shylah Healy/Briana Noel 6-2, 6-2.
JR. HIGH BASKETBALL
Weatherly came out on top with a 29-15 win over Jim Thorpe.
Brianna Pugh led the Wreckers with 14 points, while Bethany Houser chipped in with 10.
Sarah Hartman paced the Olympians with nine points.