The Jim Thorpe girls picked up their most impressive victory of the season, edging perennial power North Schuylkill to remain unbeaten on the season.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Panther Valley

-Palisades

Palisades' Josh Parris poured in 21 points to lead Palisades to a 43-40 non-league victory over Panther Valley.

The loss drops the Panthers to 2-4 overall.

With the game tied at 30 entering the final quarter, Palisades converted 6-of-7 free throws down the stretch to preserve the three-point win.

Nate Mathewson led Panther Valley with 17 points, while Zach Stanko chipped in with 13.

In the JV game, Palisades was a 35-29 winner.

PANTHER VALLEY

Hadesty 0-0-0-0, Stanko 4-3-4-13, McArdle 0-0-0-0, Ogozalek 2-0-0-5, Revell 2-0-0-5, Kerschner 0-0-0-0, Mathewson 6-3-4-17, Staivecki 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 14-6-8-40.

PALISADES

Parris 7-6-8-21, Orecchio 0-0-0-0, Codd 0-0-0-0, Yashinski 2-0-0-5, Mueller 0-0-0-0, Mayette 3-0-0-9, Krehnavi 1-2-2-4, Thompson 1-0-0-2, Carr 1-0-1-2. TOTALS: 15-8-11-43.

Panther Valley11 9 10 10 - 40

Palisades 13 11 6 13 - 43

Three-Pointers: Panther Valley - Stanko 2, Mathewson 2, Ogozalek 1, Revell 1; Palisades - Mayette 3, Parris 1, Yashinski 1.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

North Schuylkill

-Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe (7-0) kept its undefeated steak intact by posting a huge 63-60 Schuylkill League Division 1 victory over North Schuylkill.

The Lady Olympians started out strong by outscoring North Schuylkill 15-8 in the first quarter.

Celeste Robinson continued her early-season scoring binge by pouring in 26 points off of 11 field goals. Chelsea Smelas tallied 16 points and Chasity Mosteller added 11.

For North Schuylkill, Shelby Weikel buried three treys and led the Spartans with 21 points. Kelsie Kramer tacked on 19 points in the loss.

In the JV contest, North Schuylkill walked away with a 41-13 victory.

NORTH SCHUYLKILL

Deeter 2-0-1-5, Devaney 0-0-0-0, Teter 3-0-1-6, Snyder 2-3-4-7, Temple 1-0-0-2, Weikel 6-6-8-21, Kramer 7-5-7-19, Damiter 0-0-0-0, McSurdy 0-0-0-0, Semanchick 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 21-14-21-60.

JIM THORPE

McElmoyle 0-0-2-0, Batts 1-0-0-2, Lawrence 2-1-5-7, Condly 0-0-0-0, Holland 0-1-2-1, Robinson 11-4-6-26, Mosteller 4-3-4-11, Smelas 5-6-8-16. TOTALS: 23-15-27-63.

No. Schuylkill 8 19 14 19 - 60

Jim Thorpe 15 14 16 18 - 63

Three-Pointers: North Schuylkill - Weikel 3, Deeter 1; Jim Thorpe - Lawrence 2.

WRESTLING

Pine Grove

-Panther Valley

Pine Grove registered six pins, en route to a 50-24 victory over Panther Valley.

With the loss, the Panthers drop to 2-5 overall.

Brandon Gurka (130), Mike Weaver (160) and John Horvath (189) had falls for Panther Valley, while Alex Lorkowski (171) scored a technical fall at the 4:37 mark.

Pine Grove 50, Panther Valley 24

103 - Jessie Fisher (PG) pinned Len Ogozalek in 5:32.

112 - Nick O'Donnell (PV) major dec. Dakota Daubert, 15-5.

119 - Ryan Heim (PG) won by forfeit.

125 - Allen Wolff (PG) dec. Kory Lopata, 4-0.

130 - Brandon Gurka (PV) dec. Jared McCabe, 10-6.

135 - Greg Gross (PG) pinned Elijah Hibbler in 1:46.

140 - Kody Rittenbaugh (PG) pinned Dustin Marblestone in 2:19.

145 - Ty Lehman (PG) pinned Jared Eichkoff in 1:32.

152 - Eli Brill (PG) tech. fall Josh Vega, 16-0 (6:00).

160 - Mike Weaver (PV) pinned Charles Schrader in 1:14.

171 - Alex Lorkowski (PV) tech. fall Josh Scheibley, 16-0 (4:37).

189 - John Horvath (PV) pinned Jake Moore in 3:48.

215 - Ryan Martin (PG) pinned Coty Muthard in 2:52.

285 - Trevor Bender (PG) pinned Nick German in 1:43.

Southern Lehigh-Palmerton

The Blue Bombers won six of the 11 bouts wrestled but had to forfeit three times giving the Spartans a 42-27 Colonial League win.

Sam Oberlander and Joe Bubble managed back-to-back pins after Dillon Masington won by medical default when Tim Rice ran out of blood time at 125. Kane Kralik, Cody Grohotolski and Jarrett Kleintop added decisions for Palmerton.

Southern Lehigh 42,

Palmerton 27

103 - Cole Ruppel (SL) won by forfeit.

112 - Adam Ziegler (SL) dec. Josh Evans, 4-2.

119 - Joey Giordano (SL) won by forfeit.

125 - Dillon Masington (P) won by medical default over Tim Rice.

130 - Sam Oberlander (P) pinned Jacob DelPriore in 3:41.

135 - Joe Bubble (P) pinned Zach Beamer in 3:08.

140 - Cody Grohotolski (P) dec. Tye Vallone, 5-3 in overtime.

145 - Adam Russer (SL) dec. Travis Wolfe, 6-2.

152 - Matt Gotzon (SL) won by forfeit.

160 - Luke Gotzon (SL) pinned Jake Christman in 5:06.

171 - Rodney Manor (SL) pinned Andrew Strauss in 3:21.

189 - Jarrett Kleintop (P) dec. Nick Masciantonio, 4-3.

215 - Michael Swan (SL) pinned Skyler Rosenberry in 3:27.

285 - Kane Kralik (P) dec. Daulton Romano, 4-3.

Pocono Mountain East-Lehighton

Pocono Mountain East won 10 of 14 contested bouts, en route to a 44-22 Mountain Valley Conference victory over Lehighton.

Keith Cheadle recorded a fall at 215 for Lehighton, while Curtis Brownmiller (125) and Anthony Farole (145) added decisions.

Pocono Mountain East 44, Lehighton 22

103 - Jacob Hoats (L) won by injury default over John Colgan.

112 - Daniel Johnson (PME) pinned Nick Schaeffer in 0:59.

119 - James Palys (PME) pinned Chris Bosco in 1:15.

125 - Curtis Brownmiller (L) dec. Mickey Kaiser, 8-2.

130 - Lee Munoz (PME) dec. Jason McEvoy, 12-5.

135 - Gino Guinta (PME) dec. Jeremy Gornick, 4-2.

140 - Ahmed Mustafa (PME) major dec. Dylan Flexer, 17-4.

145 - Anthony Farole (L) dec. Matt Murphy, 9-4.

152 - Ryan Price (PME) major dec. Zach Coleman, 15-2.

160 - Eddie Helm (PME) pinned Mitch Moyer in 0:21.

171 - Joey Fogle (PME) pinned Brandon Kuklentz in 3:53.

189 - Mike Balliet (PME) major dec. Blake Smith, 22-11.

215 - Keith Cheadle (L) pinned Josh Santos in 0:52.

285 - Mike Bryan (PME) pinned Colton Davidson in 3:23.

SWIMMING

North Schuylkill-Panther Valley

The Panther Valley girls won all 11 contested events and rolled to a 105-58 victory over North Schuylkill.

Panther Valley's "Fab Four" of Alexia Follweiler, Lauren Cormier, Karoline Vavra and Brittany Erbe combined to score 58 points, which would have tied North Schuylkill's entire team total (58). Follweiler (200 free, 100 fly), Cormier (200 IM, 100 breast), Vavra (50 free, 100 free) and Erbe (500 free, 100 back) accounted for all 11 Panther Vally first-place finishes, as each won two individual events to go along with wins in the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay.

In the boys meet, North Schuylkill posted a 57-34 victory. Michael Sloboda (200 free, 100 fly) and Jason Gates (200 IM, 100 breast) were multiple-event winners for the Panthers.

GIRLS

Panther Valley 105,

North Schuylkill 58

200 Medley Relay - 1. Panther Valley (Erbe, Cormier, Follweiler, Vavra) 2:01.39, 2. Panther Valley (Van Horn, Yelito, S. Branchide, Gates), 3. North Schuylkill (L. Antanavage, E. Antanavage, Lipshaw, Major).

200 Freestyle - 1. Alexia Follweiler (PV) 2:09.60, 2. Savannah Major (NS), 3. Sarah Branchide (PV).

200 Individual Medley - 1. Lauren Cormier (PV) 2:29.50, 2. Ashley Lipshaw (NS), 3. Celene Yelito (PV).

50 Freestyle - 1. Karoline Vavra (PV) 25.78, 2. Richelle Van Horn (PV), 3. Liz Antanavage (NS).

Diving - No Event.

100 Butterfly - 1. Alexia Follweiler (PV) 1:05.54, 2. Sarah Branchide (PV), 3. Kayla Kutsko (NS).

100 Freestyle - 1. Karoline Vavra (PV) 56.89, 2. Savannah Major (NS), 3. Kristyn Gates (PV).

500 Freestyle - 1. Brittany Erbe (PV) 6:08.65, 2. Ashley Lipshaw (NS), 3. Emily Kramer (NS).

200 Freestyle Relay - 1. Panther Valley (Vavra, Erbe, Follweiler, Cormier) 1:49.26, 2. North Schuylkill (Lipshaw, Zahodnick, L. Antanavage, Major), 3. North Schuylkill (E. Antanavage, Yeselski, Kramer, Kutsko).

100 Backstroke - 1. Brittany Erbe (PV) 1:12.43, 2. Richelle Van Horn (PV), 3. Liz Antanavage (NS).

100 Breaststroke - 1. Lauren Cormier (PV) 1:16.26, 2. Celene Yelito (PV), 3. Kristyn Gates (PV).

400 Freestyle Relay - 1. Panther Valley (S. Branchide, Van Horn, Gates, Yelito) 5:03.98, 2. North Schuylkill (O'Donnell, Bell, Klinger, Whitcomb).

BOYS

North Schuylkill 57, Panther Valley 34

200 Medley Relay - 1. North Schuylkill (Shearn, Paul, Gudonis, Evert) 2:25.65.

200 Freestyle - 1. Michael Sloboda (PV) 2:18.70, 2. Brendan Shearn (NS), 3. Nicholas Evert (NS).

200 Individual Medley - 1. Jason Gates (PV) 2:32.96, 2. Ryan Gudonis (NS).

50 Freestyle - 1. Ian Paul (NS) 27.31, 2. Michael O'Connell (PV).

Diving - No Event.

100 Butterfly - 1. Michael Sloboda (PV) 1:09.28, 2. Ryan Gudonis (NS).

100 Freestyle - 1. Michael O'Connell (PV) 1:10.95, 2. Nicholas Evert (NS).

500 Freestyle - 1. John O'Keefe (NS) 6:25.65.

200 Freestyle Relay - 1. North Schuylkill (Shearn, Gudonis, Paul, O'Keefe) 1:56.16.

100 Backstroke - 1. Brendan Shearn (NS) 1:21.08.

100 Breaststroke - 1. Jason Gates (PV) 1:13.76, 2. Ian Paul (NS).

400 Freestyle Relay - No Event.