Local roundup: Results from Sept. 9
Marian’s Emily Reaman stares down a shot during Monday’s match. BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS
Weatherly’s Ashton Gerhard follows through after hitting an iron shot. BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS
The Lehighton golf team picked up a victory on Monday to fortify its postseason aspirations.
Lehighton clinched a spot in the Schuylkill League playoffs with a 358-391 victory over Pottsville.
The Indians’ Jack Lorenz earned medalist honors with a 74, while Aaron Miller followed with a 77.
Lehighton 358, Pottsville 391
Jack Lorenz 74, Aaron Miller 77, Grant Shaeffer 98, Kyle Nahf 109, Tret Solt 112, Kurtis Gustufson 118.
Tyler Diehl 93, John Holobetz 94, Rylan Matlock 99, David Troutman 105, Victoria Fuss 109, Dominick Chiccini 109.
Played at Blue Shamrock, par 71.
Weatherly defeated Marian for a 396-412 Schuylkill League win.
The Wreckers’ Ashton Gerhard shot a medalist round of 92.
Emily Reaman had a 98 for Marian.
Weatherly 396, Marian 412
Ashton Gerhard 92, Ben Ramirez 93, Ethan Broskoskie 99, Madisyn VonFrish 112.
Emily Reaman 98, Carl Moyer 101, Walter Pavlick 103, Mason Mazurkiwecz 110.
Played at Mountain Valley.
Pen Argyl-Moravian A.
Palmerton recorded a sweep in a Colonial League quad-match at Pen Argyl.
The Bombers had a team score of 411 to post victories over Moravian Academy, Bangor and Pen Argyl.
Palmerton’s duo of Logan Kresge and Connor Reinhard tied for medalist honors with a score of 77.
Palmerton 411, Moravian Academy 421, Bangor 448, Pen Argyl 999*.
Logan Kresge 77, Connor Reinhard 77, Josh Suto 84, Jacob Sutton 86, Tyler Hager 87.
Evan Eichenlaub 78, Tom Smith 81, Sebby Holbrook 85, Andrew Burke 86, Keeler Nichols 91.
Ethan Saxe 83, Freddy Bacon 84, Jayden Buist 84, Dylan Hurd 90, Myles Dutt 107.
Jonathan Dario 83, Conner Custer 109, Gavin Pritchard 113.
Played at Riverview Country Club, par 72.
* Pen Argyl didn’t field a full team
Lourdes Regional picked up a 465-418 Schuylkill League win over Jim Thorpe.
The Red Raiders’ Caleb Williams carded medalist honors with a 95.
Lourdes 418, Jim Thorpe 465
Ed Weaver 114, Blaise Wainwright 116, Brydon Gray 117, Connor Rodgers 118.
Caleb Williams 95, Damen Milewski 100, Chris Feudale 106, Devin O’Hearn 117.
Played at Jack Frost National.
Four second half goals helped Tamaqua grab a 7-3 Schuylkill League win over North Schuylkill.
Tyler Steigerwalt led the Blue Raiders with two goals and two assists. Zach Campomizzi followed with two goals and an assist, while Michael Shlanta, Ryne Fisher and Brian Milot all scored once.
Nathaniel Noftz and Jonathan Ulicny split time in front of the Blue Raiders’ net and combined for three saves.
Pleasant Valley-PM East
Pleasant Valley and Pocono Mountain East settled for a 1-1 tie after double overtime in an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference match.
Damian Sopanski posted a second half goal for the Bears.
Palmerton rolled to a 5-0 Colonial League victory over Catasauqua.
Erin Kistler paced the Bombers’ attack with two goals, while Megan Serfass, Claire Frank and Emily Recker all scored once. Emily Baumgardt, Emma Christman and Serfass recorded assists.
A big second half propelled Lehighton to a 4-0 non-league win over East Stroudsburg North.
Madison Brown scored the game’s initial goal in the first half for the Indians. Brown, Brooke Schleicher and Karissa Hough all added second half goals.
Ashley Wojton needed to make just one save to post the shutout for the Indians (3-2).
Salisbury edged Northern Lehigh for a 2-1 Colonial League win.
Hailey Evans scored the Bulldogs’ lone goal.
Lehighton grabbed its first win of the season with a 2-1 non-league triumph over Wilson.
The Indians’ Ashley Marchessault scored twice, while Alyssa Myers got the win in goal with seven saves.
PM East-Pleasant Valley
Pleasant Valley and Pocono Mountain East played to a 0-0 tie in an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference contest.
The Cardinals (5-0-1) held a 11-9 edge in shots and an 8-4 advantage in corners.
Samantha Merklin finished with 11 saves for the Bears (3-0-2, 3-0-1), while Cardinals’ keeper Isabella Horvath had nine.
Palmerton outlasted Jim Thorpe 1-0 in double overtime in a non-league match.
The Bombers’ Carissa Fallon had the game’s lone goal.
Palmerton goalie Megan Green made 13 saves to record the shutout. Kate Boss had six saves for the Olympians.
Jim Thorpe took down Pottsville 4-1.
Evelyn Flores and Chloe Getz, and Sophia Samoleski and Gabby Nunez swept doubles’ play for Thorpe (9-1).
Jim Thorpe 4, Pottsville 1
Christy McLean (JT) def. Avya Strauss 6-2, 6-1; Samara Major (P) def. Kaitlyn O’Neil 4-6, 6-3, 10-8; Trista Gehris (JT) def. Brigid Kane 6-2, 6-2.
Evelyn Flores/Chloe Getz (JT) def. Kaylee Becker/Marliana Ritchel 7-6 (7-4 tie-breaker), 6-3; Sophia Samoleski/Gabby Nunez (JT) def. Naomi Brode/Breyana 7-6 (10-8 tie-breaker), 6-0.
Notre Dame ES-Tamaqua
Notre Dame East Stroudsburg swept Tamaqua in a doubleheader.
The Spartans won both matches 5-0.
Notre Dame ES 5, Tamaqua 0
Anna Marino (NDES) def. Jocelyn Rega 6-3, 6-0; Rachel Kreckel (NDES) def. Anjelika Bollentino 6-2, 6-0; Inga Smolyanski (NDES) def. Nami Choi 6-2, 6-0.
Bailey Reilly/Guenn Strasser (NDES) def. Sabrina Pratt/Megan Oswald 6-3, 3-6, 10-6; Macy Schnatter/Hanna Hilano (NDES) def. Leah Turner/Lesile Antonio 6-3, 6-0.
Notre Dame ES 5, Tamaqua 0
Anna Marino (NDES). def. Jocelyn Rega 6-3, 6-2; Rachel Kreckel (NDES) def. Anjelika Bollentino 6-1, 6-1; Inga Smolyanski (NDES) def. Nami Choi 6-0, 6-1.
Bailey Reilly/Gwenn Strasser (NDES) def. Sabrina Prat/Megan Oswald 6-4, 7-5; Macy Schatter/Hanna Hiano (NDES) def. Leah Tutner/Lesile Antonio 6-0, 6-2.
Beth. Cath.-Pleasant Vy.
Bethlehem Catholic posted a 7-0 win over Pleasant Valley in an EPC match.
Bethlehem Catholic 7, Pleasant Valley 0
Shannon Stewart (BC) def. Riley Wagner 6-0, 6-3; Cara Magliochetti (BC) def. Hope Hoppe 6-2, 6-3; Taylor Adams (BC) def. Rebecca Makrides 6-1, 6-0.
Madilyn Lennert/Isabella Bautista (BC) def. Ashley Kovacs/Juliana Tivenan 8-1; Caitlin Maloney/Alexa Schoenfield (BC) def. Julia Polak/Kara Thourot 6-3, 6-0; Patty Superka/Cecile Szollas (BC) def. Julia DeYoung/Ehrin Frable 6-0, 6-1; Grace Hartman/Siobhon Koons (BC) def. Briana Noel/Kassidy Shupp 6-2, 6-0.
Lehighton cruised to a 25-5, 25-6, 25-9 non-league win over Catasauqua.
Alyssa Frey paced the Indians with 11 assists and six aces, while Danielle Miller contributed six aces and four kills. Emma Schappell had eight aces and one kill.
Northwestern recorded a 25-13, 21-25, 25-7, 25-17 non-league win over North Schuylkill.
Brynn Buschta sparked the Tigers’ attack with 16 digs, seven aces and three kills, while Chloe Grim chipped in with 16 digs and four aces. Ella Carson (13 digs, three kills), Kylie Wade (eight kills, two aces) and Sam McGinley (six kills, two aces) also had strong performances.
Holy Redeemer-Panther Vy.
Panther Valley pulled out a 25-13, 25-19, 20-25, 25-12 non-league victory over Holy Redeemer.
Jenna Dubosky had 13 kills and 10 assists for the Panthers, while Erika Dubosky finished with 12 digs, eight kills and two aces. Olivia Dacey (eight kills, six digs, three aces) and Gianna Steber (14 assists) were also key contributors in the win.
Pleasant Valley-ES South
Pleasant Valley knocked off East Stroudsburg South for a 25-16, 25-21, 25-17 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory.
Deskyn Beade posted 24 digs, three aces and three assists for the Bears (4-1-2, 3-0). Cameron Caffrey added 14 assists, 11 digs and five kills. Sara Frankunas (14 kills, two digs) and Ariana Thourot (12 assists, two digs, one ace) also helped PV.
JR. HIGH BASKETBALL
Weatherly recorded a 44-15 win over Mahanoy Area.
Bethany Houser led the Wreckers with 25 points, while Brianna Pugh added eight.