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Local Roundup: Berwick uses field events to edge Coughlin in girls track

Berwick’s sweep of three field events proved to be the difference as the Bulldogs defeated Coughlin 76-73 Wednesday in Wyoming Valley Conference girls track.

Dia Cruz (shot put), Makayla Force (discus) and Renny Murphy (javelin) posted first-place finishes for Berwick as the Dawgs gained 27 points in those events. Amber Koshinski won pole vault and the 100-meter dash.

Le’June Berry was a triple winner for Coughlin, winning all three jumping events. Emma Fortune won the 800 and 1,600 runs.

Pittston Area 91.3, Crestwood 58.6

Giovanna Innamorati led Pittston Area, placing first in the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles.

Molly Demarzo placed first in the 1,600 and 3,200 for the Comets.

Hazleton Area 89, Nanticoke Area 52

Keturah LeGette placed first in the shot put and discus events for Hazleton Area.

Amiah Lukowski placed first in the triple jump and 100 for the Trojans.


Berwick 78, Coughlin 71

Griffin Keller won the 1,600 and 3,200 runs and Peyton Williams won the two hurdle races as Berwick defeated Coughlin.

Coughlin’s Rafael McCoy won the 100, 200 and long jump. Jervone Young won the discus and shot put.

Crestwood 81, Pittston Area 69

Zach Kline helped Crestwood by placing first in the shot put and discus events.

Alex Haas led the Patriots by placing first in the 100m and the 200m. He also helped his team place first in the 400m relay.

Hazleton Area 115, Nanticoke Area 31

Hazleton Area ran past the Trojans as they placed first in 14 events.

Henry Polanco helped the Cougars place first in the 3,200 relay and placed first in the 100m.


North Pocono 12, Abington Heights 5

Jack Roche scored six goals to pace the Trojans to the win.

Ian Stevens scored twice for Abington Heights.

Wyoming Area 17, Holy Redeemer 1

The Warriors cruised past the Holy Redeemer thanks to production from 12 different players.

FJ Braccini scored three goals and had an assist to lead Wyoming Area along with Ethan Hosier and Jake Switzer, who had two goals and two assists.

Anthony Gio scored the lone Royals goal.

Delaware Valley 13, Coughlin 0

The Crusaders were shutout by Delaware Valley.

John Balcarcel led Delaware Valley with eight points on five goals and three assists. Shane Roche also scored three goals and added three assists.

Scranton Prep 13, Lake-Lehman 4

The Black Knights fell to Scranton Prep.

Greg Fisher led Scranton Prep with six points on four goals and two assists.


Wyoming Seminary 9, Scranton Prep 3

The Blue Knights defeated Scranton Prep thanks to four-point games from Christina Kilyanek and Paige Parsons. Kilyanek scored four goals while Parsons scored three goals and added an assist.

Mia Raineri made 10 saves in goal for Wyoming Seminary.

Coughlin 12, North Pocono 6

Jolene Ulitchney scored three goals to pace Coughlin.

Bailey Cunningham, Hannah Chocallo, Ali Tedik and Abie Sorokas all scored twice for the Crusaders.

Kendra Jordan scored four times for North Pocono.


MMI Prep 5, Hanover Area 4

The MMI Prep baseball team recovered after surrendering its four-run lead to defeat Hanover Area.

The Preppers staked themselves to a four-run lead in the third inning, but the Hawks clawed their way back in to the game with run in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings to tie the game.

A.J. Jordan went 4-for-5 with a double and an RBI to lead the Preppers offense. Colin Williams also had a good day at the plate, going 3-for-4 with an RBI.

Kevin Polanco led the Hanover Area offense, going 2-for-4.

Lake-Lehman 3, Wyoming Seminary 2

The Black Knights won a pitching duel with Wyoming Seminary.

Ty Federici went five innings, allowing just two hits and no runs while striking out nine.

Aiden Murphy tossed six innings for Wyoming Seminary, allowing three runs, one earned, on five hits.

Meyers 3, Holy Redeemer 1

The Mohawks scored three in the third en route to a win over Holy Redeemer.

Luke Bottger went seven innings, allowed one hit and one unearned run while striking out 10 batters. He also went 1-for-3 with an RBI at the plate.

David Wickiser went six innings for the Royals, allowing three runs, one earned, while striking out seven.

Hazleton Area 7, Pittston Area 5

Chris Genao was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI as Hazleton Area won the completion of a game suspended last Friday due to rain.

Corey Zientek was 3-for-4 for the Cougars, who finished with 12 hits.

Devin Market and John DeLucca knocked in two runs each for Pittston Area.


Berwick 4, Wyoming Valley West 1

The Bulldogs defeated Wyoming Valley West despite each match having at least one close set.

Luis Donayre, Jarett Groshek and Brendan Turoski all won their singles matches for Berwick and Mark Celona/Graham Marshman won their doubles match.

Sam Soporito/Colin Lupcho earned the Spartans only point.

Wyoming Seminary 5, Holy Redeemer 0

The Blue Knights swept the Royals in all five matches.

Will Ziegler, Jerry Tang and Jake Shoemaker won the singles matches for Wyoming Seminary and Rrounak Lele/Wolfgang Frable won the doubles match.

Wyoming Area 4, Tunkhannock 1

Mike Remley and Nick Perry won in straight sets in singles competition for Wyoming Area.

The Warriors’ doubles teams of Mike Abromovage/Jake Butwin and Pat Musinski/Adam Wisnewski swept the doubles matches.

Tunkhannock’s Jared Fernandez won at No. 2 singles without surrendering a point.


Tunkhannock 3, Dallas 0

The Tigers swept Dallas in three sets 25-16, 25-14, 25-15.

Paul Binner had six aces, six kills, nine assists and two blocks to lead Tunkhannock. Avery Billings added 10 kills, five blocks and one ace.

Kyle Greenwood led the Mountaineers with nine digs and three kills.

Berwick 3, Hazleton Area 0

Berwick beat Hazleton in three sets 25-19, 25-18, 25-14.

For Berwick, Santiago Segura had 35 assists, two aces and seven digs. Cody smith had 10 kills and 14 digs. Misael Hernandez had two aces, 12 service points and six digs. Zach Evans had 17 kills and 14 digs.

Crestwood 3, North Pocono 2

Crestwood and North Pocono needed five sets to decide a winner as the Comets won 19-25, 25-15, 23-25, 25-13, 15-12.

Adam Williams led the Comets with 38 assists, 14 service points and two aces. John VanFossen contributed 19 kills, five service points and five digs.



Misericordia 15, King’s 1

The Cougars jumped on the King’s early with 11 runs in the first inning, sending 16 batters to the plate in the opening frame.

Kenny Jarema extended his on-base streak to 21 games as he reached base four times on a single and three walks. He scored three runs and picked up an RBI.

Isaac Snyder pitched six shutout innings to earn the win for Misericordia.

Delaware Valley 13, Wilkes 5

Six errors leading to 10 unearned runs crossing the plate doomed Wilkes in its home game against Delaware Valley.

Jack Fischer had an RBI double and Matt Reinert drove in a run with a sacrifice fly for Wilkes. Jack Hines added a two-run single in the seventh.

PSU WB sweeps pair

Penn State Wilkes-Barre defeated Penn State Hazleton 8-2 in game one and 7-6 in game two.

Northwest graduate Brandon Hardiman was the star of game one as he tossed six innings to earn the win while giving up one run and striking out five. He also contributed three hits and scored three runs.

The Mountain Lions saw themselves trailing 6-5 in the bottom of the sixth in game two, but RBI singles from David Staskiel and Rob McClay gave PSU Wilkes-Barre the lead.

John Fagotti earned the win, pitching 2.1 innings in relief.


Wilkes sweeps Marywood

Gracen Staunton faced the minimum through six innings of game one while Rhiannon Aurand pitched well in both games as the Wilkes swept Marywood 5-0 and 7-6.

Gab Giordano and Caitlin Brown had home runs in the nightcap.


DeSales 14, King’s 13

King’s traveled to DeSales and suffered a heartbreaking one-goal loss.

Emma Lehman and Jen O’Connor led the Monarchs with four points each. Lehman found the back of the net four times and O’Connor scored three goals and added an assist.

Misericordia 20, Wilkes 6

Kaila Quinlivan became the Misericordia’s all-time leading scorer while leading the Cougars to a win.

Quinlivan, a junior, had three goals and three assists and now has 231 career points to surpass Melina Juliano’s 228 career points.

Wilkes’ Domenica Lerch scored three goals to notch her sixth game of at least three goals this season.


Wilkes 8, Eastern 1

Larry Scartz clinched the match for the Colonels by coming back from a 3-6 first set loss at No. 1 singles to take the next two sets by identical 6-2, 6-2 margins.

King’s 9, Misericordia 0

Tyler Millan, Cameron Tuck, Nick Harth, Jason Homschek and Jeremy Henegan were all double-winners for King’s.


Wilkes 9, Eastern 0

Dana Saliyev, Rachel Thomas, Sarah Malone and Alexa Cieri won in straight sets for Wilkes in singles competition.

King’s 5, Misericordia 4

Emily Fernandez and Natalie Coffee were double-winners for King’s.

Cassidy Breen won twice for Misericordia.

H.S. Baseball

MMI Prep 5, Hanover Area 4 (8 inn.)


Jordan c `5`0`4`1

Danchison p `5`1`1`2

Kassick cf `5`1`1`0

McNulty 1b `4`0`2`0

Williams 3b `4`0`3`1

Rinalds rf `0`0`0`0

Warner dh `4`0`1`1

Castro 2b `4`0`0`0

Yamulla ss `4`2`2`0

Frask lf `4`1`1`0



Polanco ss `4`0`2`0

Quaglia rf `4`1`1`1

Kolbicka p `5`0`1`0

Stefanowicz 3b `3`0`2`0

Hummer 1b `4`1`1`1

George 2b `3`1`1`0

Richards c `3`0`0`0

Rowley cf `2`1`0`1

Shiel lf `3`0`1`1

Stefanski ph `1`0`0`0


MMI Prep`004`000`01 — 5

Hanover Area`000`211`00 — 4

2B — Jordan.



Castro (W) `3`2`1`1`5`2



Stefanski (L) `1.2`3`1`1`0`4

Lake-Lehman 3, Wyoming Seminary 2


Spencer ss `3`0`1`1

Paczewski 3b `4`0`1`0

Sincavage 2b `4`0`0`0

Ruger 2b `0`1`0`0

Federici p/1b `3`0`1`0

Carcone c `3`0`0`0

Morgan cf `3`1`0`0

Magdalinski 1b/of `2`0`1`1

Finarelli lf `3`1`1`0

Martin rf `1`0`0`0

Wesley p `1`0`0`0


Wyoming Seminary`AB`R`H`BI

Phillips ss `3`1`0`0

Nockley 3b `4`1`2`0

Murphy p/rf `4`0`2`2

Kutz rf/cf `2`0`0`0

Jakson Amend c `4`0`1`0

Lonstein 2b `3`0`1`0

Flanley lf `2`0`0`0

Hromsin cf/2b `3`0`0`0

Nardone 1b `2`0`0`0

Kachi ph `1`0`0`0

Will Youngman p `0`0`0`0


Lake-Lehman`001`002`0 — 3

Wyoming Seminary`000`000`2 — 2

2B — LL, Finarelli. WS, Murphy.


Federici (W) `5`2`0`0`3`9


Wyoming Seminary`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO

Murphy (L) `6`5`3`1`1`5


Meyers 3, Holy Redeemer 1

Holy Redeemer`AB`R`H`BI

Wickiser p `3`1`0`0

Cook lf `1`0`0`0

Zarola c `3`0`0`0

Conway 1b `3`0`0`0

Skutack cf `0`0`0`0

Desiderio dh `3`0`0`0

Roguskie ss `2`0`0`0

Miller ph `1`0`0`0

Yastremiski rf `2`0`0`0

Martin 3b `1`0`0`0

Gibbon 3b `0`0`0`0

Preston 2b `2`0`1`0



Strobel cf `2`1`0`0

Macko ss `2`1`1`0

Bottger p `3`0`1`1

Bynon rf `3`0`1`0

Ostrowski 3b `3`0`0`0

Gilgallon 1b `3`0`0`0

Polanowski 2b `2`0`0`0

Casey lf `2`1`1`0

Richards c `2`0`0`0


Holy Redeemer`001`000`0 — 1

Meyers`003`000`0 — 3

2B Bottger, Bynon.

Holy Redeemer`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO

Wickiser (L) `6`4`3`1`2`7


Bottger (W) `7`1`1`0`3`10

Hazleton Area 7, Pittston Area 5

Hazleton Area`AB`R`H`BI

Amentler cf`4`1`2`0

Vozar 2b`4`1`0`0

McGowan ss`3`1`2`1

Repetz 1b`3`2`1`0

Boitel 1b`1`0`0`0

Degaetano dh`4`1`1`1

Colyer 3b`4`0`0`0

Zientek rf`4`1`3`0

Genao lf`3`0`3`2

Pleban c`3`0`0`0


Pittston Area`AB`R`H`BI

Krawczyk cf`4`0`0`0

Stella c`3`0`2`0

Costantino cr`0`2`0`0

Cencetti p`3`1`2`0

Pisano cr`0`1`0`0

Baiera ss`0`0`0`0

Brody dh`4`0`0`0

DeLucca lf`3`1`1`2

Ralston p-1b`2`0`0`1

Market 1b-3b`3`0`2`2

Dillion rf`2`0`0`0

Cunius 2b`3`0`0`0


Hazleton Area`030`040`0 — 7

Pittston Area`002`030`0 — 5

2B: Repetz, McGowan, Genaom DeLucca, Cencetti.

Hazleton Area`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO

Antolick (W)`7.0`7`5`5`4`6

Pittston Area`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO

Ralston (L)`3.0`5`3`3`0`3




Berwick 4, Wyoming Valley West 1

Singles — 1. Luis Donayre (BER) def Aiden Temple 6-3, 6-3; 2. Jarrett Groshek (BER) def Brandon Richio 6-4, 6-2; 3. Brendan Turoski (BER) def Brendan Woods 7-5, 6-0.

Doubles — 1. Sam Soporito/Colin Lupcho (WVW) def Jimmy Lloyd/Dallas Schechterly 6-0, 6-4; 2. Mark Celona/Graham Marshman (BER) def Adam Detwilwer/ Josh San Filippo 6-3, 7-5.

Wyoming Seminary 5, Holy Redeemer 0

Singles — 1. Will Ziegler (WS) def Mark Harrison 6-1, 6-4; 2. Jerry Tang (WS) def Dominic Marchese 6-1, 6-3; 3. Jake Shoemaker (WS) def Brandon Gebeuus 7-6, 6-3.

Doubles — 1. Rrounak Lele/Wolfgang Frable (WS) def Will Wolfgang/Matthew Schuler 7-5, 6-0; 2. Henry Guo/Amin Ali (WS) won by forfeit.

Wyoming Area 4, Tunkhannock 1

Singles: 1. Mike Remley (WA) def. Logan Helsel 6-1, 6-4; 2. Jared Fernandez (TUN) def. Luke Warunek 6-0, 6-0; 3. Nick Perry (WA) def. Ethan Sickler 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles: 1. Mike Abromovage/ Jake Butwin (WA) def. AJ Hodge/Anthony Eckert 6-1, 6-0; 2. Pat Musinski/Adam Wisnewski (WA) def. Kaleb Gruver/Chris Mirrabeli 6-0, 6-1.


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