Local roundup: Results from Sept. 4
Lehighton’s Danielle Miller (19) smacks the ball past Pottsville’s Payton Kleckner. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
The Palmerton golf team won a Colonial League showdown against Moravian on Tuesday to keep its perfect record intact. Northwestern and Lehighton also posted wins on the links.
The Bombers’ triumph highlighted a busy and successful day for area teams, as Pleasant Valley, Jim Thorpe, Northwestern and Weatherly all picked up wins in boys soccer action. The Olympians’ girls soccer team also posted a victory.
Elsewhere, Panther Valley, Jim Thorpe, Palmerton and Pleasant Valley won in volleyball action, while Jim Thorpe posted a tennis victory.
Palmerton edged Moravian Academy, taking a 430-432 Colonial League decision to end a Moravian win streak that spanned over four seasons.
The Blue Bombers (8-0) used a strong round from medalist Tyler Hager, who shot a 78 on the day. Derek Rea followed with an 87.
Palmerton 430, Moravian Academy 432
Tyler Hager 78, Derek Rea 87, Logan Kresge 88, Connor Reinhard 88, Dominic Kintz 89.
Tom Smith 79, Evan Eichenlaub 83, Seth Holbrook 84, Keeler Nichols 88, Andrew Burke 98.
Played at Green Pond CC, Par 71.
Notre Dame GP-Northwestern
Northwestern posted a 414-444 Colonial League win over Notre Dame of Green Pond.
Leading the Tigers were Luke Hallman, Joe Frey and Jake Dellicker, who all shot 80s.
Ben Ortwein recorded a 78 to earn medalist honors for the Crusaders.
Northwestern 414, Notre Dame-GP 444
B. Ortwine 78, AJ Suraci 78, R. Wildman 86, G. Fotrunate 96, L. Guimes 106.
Luke Hallman 80, Joe Frey 80, Jake Dellicker 80, Statsko 84, Aiden Ramaley 90.
Played at Olde Homestead, Par 72.
Lehighton carded a 376-435 Schuylkill League victory over Jim Thorpe.
The Indians’ Jack Lorenz led all golfers with an 81.
Connor Rodgers finished with an Olympians’ best of 103.
Lehighton 376, Jim Thorpe 435
Jack Lorenz 81, Aaron Miller 83, Grant Shaeffer 99, Kyle Naft 113.
Connor Rodgers 103, Ed Weaver 107, James Costlow 110, Mark Domski 115.
Played at Jack Frost National.
Northampton took down Tamaqua 333-406 in a non-league match
Nate Wheeler earned medalist honors for the K-Kids with a 76, while Andrew Sewarynski followed with an 80.
Brady Miller shot a 93 for the Raiders.
Northampton 333, Tamaqua 406
Nate Wheeler 76, Andrew Sewarynski 80, Keller Repasch 83, Ryan Kovach 94.
Brady Miller 93, Nick Behr 98, Megan Schoener 106, Carson Barron 106.
Played at Mountain Valley Country Club, Par 72.
Marian earned its first win of the season with a 414-443 Schuylkill League win over Nativity.
Walter Pavlik led the Colts (1-4) with a 99.
Marian 414, Nativity 443
Walter Pavlik 99, Carl Moyer 103, Mason Mazurkewicz 105, Alex Kokosky 107.
Jack Piccioni 101, Leyna Warner 108, Connor Denion 114, Sam Sterns 120.
Played at Schuylkill Country Club.
ES North-Pleasant Valley
Matt Earhardt’s two goals highlighted Pleasant Valley’s 3-0 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over East Stroudsburg North.
Onious George added the other Bears’ goal, while teammate Austin Herna was credited with an assist.
The Bears move to 1-2 on the season.
Northwestern opened Colonial League play with a 2-1 victory over Salisbury.
Ryan Baker and Jeff Garcia both recorded second-half unassisted goals for the Tigers.
NW keeper Zach Rosamalia finished with three saves.
Northwestern moves to 2-0 on the season, while Salisbury falls to 0-2.
Jim Thorpe opened Schuylkill League play with a 4-1 win over Pottsville.
Leandro Ramirez led the Olympians with two goals, while teammates Alex Putt and Jack Morris both added scores.
Jim Thorpe keeper TJ Smith made four saves.
The Olympians move to 1-0-1 on the season, while Pottsville falls to 1-2.
Pine Grove came away with a 3-0 Schuylkill League win over Lehighton.
Mitchell Lesh led the Cardinals with two goals, while Ethan Hannevig added another score.
Indians’ keeper Randy Bongiorno finished with 11 saves.
Palisades rolled to a 6-0 Colonial League victory over Northern Lehigh.
Sam Glazer led the Pirates with two goals, while Seth Ford, Caleb Johnson, Eli Lerch and Alex Creighton also found the back of the net.
Northern Lehigh falls to 0-2 on the season.
Four second-half goals sparked Moravian Academy to a 5-1 Colonial League win over Palmerton.
Julius Ewungkem led the Lions with two goals, while Austin Recinos, Gennaro Mazzella and Ryan Baki also scored.
Jonny Perloni scored for the Bombers, while keeper Nick Singleton made 14 saves.
The Bombers dropped to 1-1 on the season.
A second-half surge propelled Blue Mountain to a 5-2 Schuylkill League victory over Tamaqua.
Tyler Steigerwalt and Michael Shlanta accounted for the Blue Raiders’ two goals.
Tamaqua falls to 1-1 on the season, while Blue Mountain remains unbeaten at 3-0.
Josh Andreuzzi’s two goals and two assists sparked Weatherly to a 5-3 Schuylkill League win over Lourdes.
Elijah Derr followed with two goals for the Wreckers, while Antonio Colecio chipped in with a score.
Wreckers’ keeper Dalton Tompkins made five saves.
Holy Redeemer outlasted Lehighton for a 1-0 win.
The Royals’ Addy Bielski scored with 10:36 left to account for the game’s lone goal. Caton Fahey was credited with the assist.
Indians’ keeper Angelina Romito finished with eight saves, while Royals’ goalie Meredythe Baird recorded three to preserve the shutout.
The Indians slip to 2-2 on the season, while the Royals move to 1-0.
Bangor knocked off Northern Lehigh for a 2-0 Colonial League victory.
Sani Frinzi and Hailey Hotchkin accounted for the Slaters’ goals.
Bulldogs’ keeper Kendall Heiney recorded 15 saves.
Moravian Academy edged Palmerton for a 3-2 Colonial League win.
Cassie Romanczuk led the Lions with a goal and an assist, while Nikki Chiaradia added another goal. Darby deCastro was credited with an assist.
Megan Serfass recorded both Bombers’ goals, while keeper Shannon Dougherty finished with six saves.
ES South-Pleasant Valley
Three second-half goals powered East Stroudsburg South to a 3-0 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference win over Pleasant Valley.
Emily Santillaness led the Cavaliers with two goals, while Caroline Westphal contributed a single score.
Jill Donatelli scored the Bears’ lone goal.
Emma Strohl and Kendyl Ramsay split time in front of the PV net, and combined for five saves.
PV slips to 0-3 on the season, while ES South moves to 1-1.
Jim Thorpe-N. Lehigh
Heidi Washel’s goal 35 seconds into the second half was all Jim Thorpe needed to secure a 1-0 non-league victory over Northern Lehigh.
Olympians’ keeper Katelyn Bos finished with four saves, while Bulldogs’ goalie Erica Detweiler made 12.
The Bulldogs held a 10-8 edge in shots on goal.
Salisbury blanked Tamaqua 5-0.
The Falcons’ trio of Bryn Kubinsky, Paige Gibbons and Mackenzie Hankee swept singles’ play.
Salisbury 5, Tamaqua 0
Bryn Kubinsky (S) def. Jocelyn Rega 6-1, 6-1; Paige Gibbons (S) def. Anjelica Bollentio 6-1, 6-0; Mackenzie Hankee (S) def. Nami Choi 6-0, 6-1.
Bethany Hnatow/Krista Bonge (S) def. Sabrina Pratt/Megan Oswald 6-0, 6-4; Marcie Silberman/Maise Oliver (S) def. Leslie Antonio/Leah Turner 6-1, 6-1.
Liberty edged Pleasant Valley 4-3 in an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference match.
Riley Wagner and Hope Hoppe picked up wins at Nos. 1 and 2 singles for the Bears. Kara Thourot and JP Polak earned a win playing at No. 2 doubles.
Liberty 4, Pleasant Valley 3
Riley Wagner (PV) def. Veronica Lynn 6-2, 7-6 (7-5); Hope Hoppe (PV) def. Angelique Ronca 6-3, 6-0; Margeaux Donchez (L) def. Rebecca Makrides 7-6 (7-3), 6-3.
Veronica Lynn/Margeaux Donchez (L) def. Riley Wagner/Hope Hoppe 6-2, 6-1; Kara Thourot/JP Polak (PV) def. Shannon Eaughmar/Emily Masters 6-4, 6-2; Shivani Patel/Gabby Palmero (L) def. Ehrin Frable/Julia DeYoung 6-3, 6-0; Jess Long/Aamen Ali (L) def. Ashley Kayacs/Shylah Healy 6-0, 6-0.
Jim Thorpe topped Notre Dame East Stroudsburg 4-1.
Christy McLean and Kaitlyn O’Neil had singles victories for the Olympians (6-1). The teams of Evelyn Flores and Chloe Getz and Gabby Nunez and Sophia Samoleski swept doubles play.
Jim Thorpe 4, Notre Dame ES 1
Christy McLean (JT) def. Anna Marino 6-2, 6-3; Kaitlyn O’Neil (JT) def. Rachel Krechel 6-1, 6-1; Inga Smolyanski (ND) def. Trista Gehris 6-1, 6-0.
Evelyn Flores/Chloe Getz (JT) def. Bailey Reilly/Gwenn Strasser 7-6 (7-4), 6-4; Gabby Nunez/Sophia Samoleski (JT) def. Macy Schnatter/Lianna Hilario 6-2, 6-2.
Pleasant Vy.-PM West
Pleasant Valley prevailed in its season opener with Pocono Mountain West, taking a straight set 26-24, 25-15, 29-27 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference win.
Sara Frankunas led the Bears with 14 kills, four blocks and three digs. Andrea Crilley followed with 10 kills, eight assists and three digs.
Lexi Burgos had 11 kills and five blocks up front, while teammate Cameron Caffrey added nine assists, seven digs, three kills and a pair of blocks.
Pottsville swept Lehighton 25-14, 25-15, 25-10 in Schuylkill League action.
The Indians’ Alyssa Frey had nine assists and five kills, Allison Reph added 10 digs and Gina Piccioni added eight digs.
Panther Valley swept through Lourdes in its Schuylkill League opener, 25-4, 25-12, 25-11.
Erika Dubosky totaled four kills and nine aces for the Panthers. Jenna Dubosky had four kills and seven assists, while Olivia Dacey added four kills and three aces.
Jim Thorpe-N. Schuylkill
Jim Thorpe took a Schuylkill League win over North Schuylkill in straight sets, 25-7, 25-6, 25-14.
The Lady Olympians’ Brandy Montemuro had seven assists and five kills for the Olympians. Abigail McGinley totaled 13 digs, Grace Baldassano had seven assists, and Autumn Snyder and Andi Hoherchak both had four kills.
Palmerton swept Catasauqua 25-21, 25-8, 25-17 i Colonial League play.
No other information was provided to the Times News.
Blue Mountain swept Marian 25-21, 25-19, 25-11 in a Schuylkill League match.
Ashlyn Klitsch had 10 assists and four digs for the Fillies, while Macie Mazalusky tallied seven digs, and Rebecca Dzuranin added five blocks.
Shenandoah Valley picked up a 25-19, 25-8, 25-10 Schuylkill League win over Weatherly.
Gianna Lowman recorded four kills and three digs for the Wreckers.
MS FIELD HOCKEY
Lehighton split two games with Northampton.
The Konkrete Kids won the A-Game, 4-1, with Ella Steier scoring twice and adding an assist.
Gabrielle Brown scored for the Indians.
Lehighton won the B-Game 2-0.
Brown and Darcy Leiby scored for the Tribe, with Reily Fritz adding an assist.