The Tamaqua girls swim team captured the Schuylkill League swimming championship on Thursday with a win over Schuylkill Haven.

In girls basketball action, Palmerton qualified for the district playoffs while Pleasant Valley won its seventh consecutive game.

SWIMMING

Tamaqua-Schuylkill Haven

Tamaqua boys and girls were both victorious in the Schuylkill League match up against Schuylkill Haven.

The girls won by a 103-77 score; as the boys were victorioius 103-80.

GIRLS

Tamaqua 103, Schuylkill Haven 77

200 Medley Relay - 1. Tamaqua (Makayla Boyle, Carly Trovinger, Joann Butkus, Danielle DeCindio) 2:01.90, 2. Schuylkill Haven, 3. Tamaqua

200 Free - 1. Miranda Amey (T) 2:05.08, 2. Mary Zimmerman (SH), 3. Nichelle Pucklavage (T)

200 IM - 1. Rebecca Kanaskie (T) 2:27.19, 2. Carly Trovinger (T), 3. Taylor Felty (SH)

50 Free - 1. Joann Butkus (T) 24.99, 2. Andrea Slotterback (SH), 3. Danielle DeCindio (T)

1 mtr Diving - 1. Rebecca Minehan (T) 115.80, 2. Emma Rago (T)

100 Fly - 1. Joann Butkus (T) 1:04.14, 2. Danielle DeCindio, 3. Janna Daley (SH)

100 Free - 1. Allison Adams 57.55 (SH), 2. Andrea Slotterback (SH), 3. Makayla Boyle (T)

500 Free - 1. Miranda Amey (T) 5:41.70, 2. Mary Zimmerman (SH), 3. Taylor Felty (SH)

200 Free Realy - 1. Schuylkill Haven (Allison Adams, Elizabeth Bayliff, Taylor Felty, Mary Zimmerman) 1:47.86, 2. Tamaqua, 3. Tamaqua

100 Back - 1. Allison Adams (SH) 1:06.14, 2. Makayla Boyle (T), 3. Megan Ditzler (SH)

100 Breast - 1. Carly Trovinger (T) 1:14.52, 2. Rebecca Kanaskie (T), 3. Tamika Ebling (SH)

400 Relay - 1. Tamaqua (Miranda Amey, Danielle DeCindio, Rebecca Kanaskie, Joann Butkus) 3:55.16, 2. Schuylkill Haven, 3. Schuylkill Haven.

BOYS

Tamaqua 103, Schuylkill Haven 80

200 Medley Relay - 1. Schuylkill Haven (William Sieck, Nicholas Semanco, Kyle McGarry, Samuel Brennan) 1:53.16, 2. Tamaqua, 3. Tamaqua

200 Free - 1. William Sieck (SH) 2:01.36, 2. Matt Stanek (T), 3. Jake Wenzel (T)

200 IM - 1. Nicholas Semanco (SH) 2:20.17, 2. Gage Whalen (T), 3. Patrick McMullen (T)

50 Free - 1. Ethan Eberts (T) 25.09, 2. Ben Turrano (T), 3. Kyle McGarry (SH)

1 Mtr Diving - 1. Thorn Devlin (T) 113.45, 2. Anthony Rago (T), 3. Dalton Adams (T)

100 Fly - 1. Ben Turrano (T) 1:01.79, 2. Ryan Alicandri (T), 3. John Rakowsky (SH)

100 Free - 1. Jake Kropp (T) 53.89, 2. Kyle McGarry (SH), 3. Samuel Brennan (SH)

500 Free - 1. Matt Stanek 5:37.10 (T), 2. Ian McGowan (SH), 3. Stephen Schock (SH)

200 Free Relay - 1. Tamaqua (Gage Whalen, Matt Stanek, Jake Wenzel, Ethan Eberts) 1:42.63, 2. Schuylkill Haven, 3. Tamaqua

100 Back - 1. Jake Kropp (T) 1:00.64, 2. William Sieck (SH), 3. Ethan Eberts (T)

100 Breast - 1. Nicholas Semanco (SH) 1:11.11, 2. Patrick McMullen (T), 3. Joseph Brennan (SH)

400 Free Relay - 1. Schuylkill Haven (Kyle McGarry, Samuel Brennan, William Sieck, Nichoals Semanco) 3:43.56, 2. Tamaqua, 3. Schuylkill Haven.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Blue Mountain-Panther Vy.

Blue Mountain never trailed in this Schuylkill League match up against Panther Valley. The Eagles were victorious, 64-47.

Will Bornstein had a game-high 18 points for Blue Mountain. Jake Szczecina was the Panthers' leading scorer with 14 points.

BLUE MOUNTAIN

Stramara 0-0-0-0, Bornstein 8-2-6-18, Kerstetter 0-2-2-2, Harding 0-0-0-0, Slane 7-1-4-16, Grapsy 2-0-0-5, Chelivus 2-2-2-6, Donovan 0-0-0-0, Lewis 0-0-0-0, Panchari 4-7-11-15, Albertini 0-0-0-0, Granito 0-0-0-0, Thomas 1-0-0-2; TOTALS: 24-14-25-64

PANTHER VALLEY

Dubosky 0-0-0-0, Szczecina 6-0-0-14, Stano 2-1-2-5, Micholik 1-0-0-3, Owens 0-0-0-0, Hudicka 1-0-0-3, Ferryman 3-5-8-11, Nase 0-0-0-0, Vermillion 4-0-0-9, Horan 1-0-0-2, Weng 0-0-0-0; TOTALS: 18-6-10-47

Blue Mtn. 15 17 18 14 - 64

Pleasant Vy. 8 12 11 16 - 47

Three-pointers: Blue Mountain: Slane 1, Grapsy 1; Panther Valley: Szczecina 2, Micholik 1, Hudicka 1, Vermillion 1.

Tamaqua-Pottsville

Pottsville was victorious over Tamaqua in a Schuylkill League Division 1 match up, 43-24.

Pottsville never trailed as it held the Raiders to seven first half points.

Bo Rottet led the way for the Raiders with eight points. Pottsville's Travis Blankenhorn had a game-high 23 points.

TAMAQUA

Blaker, 2-0-0-5, Miller 0-0-0-0, Rottet, 4-0-0-8, Frantz 2-0-0-5, Tr Skripko 0-0-0-0, MacDonald, 1-0-2-2, Marcin 1-0-0-2, Ty Skripko 0-0-0-0, Van Buskirk 1-0-0-2, Ch Hartung 0-0-0-0; TOTALS: 11-0-2-24

POTTSVILLE

Hinchliffe 1-0-0-2, Jackson 0-0-0-0, Painter 0-0-0-0, Blankenhorn 9-1-3-23, Toomey 0-1-2-1, Dunkel 0-0-0-0, Melochick 3-0-0-7, Shuman 0-0-0-0, Witman 0-0-0-0, Adams 0-0-0-0, Nabholtz 4-2-3-10, Coyle 0-0-0-0, Hamford 0-0-0-0; TOTALS: 17-4-8-43

Tamaqua 5 2 9 8 - 24

Pottsville 13 16 11 3 - 43

Three-pointers: Tamaqua: Blaker 1, Frantz 1; Pottsville: Blankenhorn 4, Melochick 1

Nativity-Marian

Nativity turned back Marian, 64-51, in Schuylkill League play.

Anthony Agosti had a huge game in a losing effort for the Colts as he scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds. Mike Vercusky also chipped in a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Tyler Hunyara and Jeff Yordy both had 18 points for Nativity.

NATIVITY

Hunyara 8-2-4-18, Yordy 6-6-9-18, Kalejas 3-5-7-12, Palamar 2-2-2-6, Mickey 1-0-0-2, Piccini 1-0-2-2, Greco 3-0-0-6. TOTALS: 24-15-24-64.

MARIAN

Kubishin 0-0-0-0, A. Agosti 9-2-2-22, Karnish 0-0-0-0, Vercusky 3-4-8-10, Woitko 2-0-0-4, N. Agosti 0-0-0-0, Kuczynski3-1-2-7, Legath 0-0-0-0, Latham 0-0-0-0, Mussoline 1-0-0-3, Wesner 0-0-0-0, Swetz 1-1-2-3, Weber 0-0-0-0, Inama 1-0-0-2, Paluck 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 20-8-14-51.

Nativity 18 16 14 16 - 64

Marian 13 12 7 19 - 51

Three-pointers: Nativity – Kalejas 1. Marian – A. Agosti 2, Mussoline 1.

Notre Dame-Northwestern

Notre Dame jumped out to a commanding first quarter lead and breezed to a 72-42 Colonial League victory over Northwestern

Tannor Reed led Notre Dame with 28 points.

For Northwestern (4-12, 1-10), Taylor Breininger had 10 points and Kevin Shuey added nine.

NOTRE DAME

Jachim 0-2-2-2, Daniel 2-2-2-6, O'Toole 0-0-0-0, Maldonado 1-1-2-3, Reed 11-3-5-28, Kaulius 1-0-0-2, Kelly 0-1-2-1, Welsh 1-0-0-3, K. Snyder 0-0-2-0, C. Snyder 0-0-0-0, Anthony 1-0-0-2, Gregg 5-0-0-11, Blackett 0-0-0-0, Williams 3-0-0-6, Eze 3-2-2-8. TOTALS: 28-11-7-72.

NORTHWESTERN

Archer 3-0-0-8, Williamson 0-0-0-0, Mengel 0-0-0-0, Jones 2-0-0-4, Breininger 4-2-4-10, McCann 0-0-0-0, Breindinger 1-2-2-5, Schwartz 1-0-0-2, Maurer 0-0-0-0, Shuey 3-3-6-9, Richardson 0-0-0-0, Markovitch 2-0-2-4. TOTALS: 15-7-14-42.

Notre Dame 19 10 20 23 - 72

Northwestern 5 13 11 13 - 42

Three-pointers: Notre Dame – Reed 3, Gregg 1, Welsh 1. Northwestern: Archer 2, Breidinger 1.

Jim Thorpe-Pine Grove

Pine Grove's Kobe D'Agostino scored a game-high 36 points en-route to a 60-57 Schuylkill League victory over Jim Thorpe.

The Olympians (2-14, 1-7 SL), were paced by Bryce Micciche's 25 points. Shane Snisky tallied 10 points for Thorpe as well.

JIM THORPE

Principe 2-0-0-4, B. Micciche 10-2-3-25, Lawrence 1-0-2-2, C. Micciche 3-0-0-8, McElmoyle 2-0-0-6, O. Snisky 1-0-0-2, S. Snisky 4-2-4-10, TOTALS: 23-4-9-57.

PINE GROVE

Rossi 0-0-0-0, Blankenhorn 5-4-8-14, A. White 0-0-0-0, D''Agostino 11-11-13-36, Snedden 1-0-0-2, Weinus 3-0-0-6, Keefer 1-0-2-2, TOTALS: 21-15-23-60.

Jim Thorpe 15 11 17 14 - 57

Pine Grove 9 15 21 15 - 60

Three-pointers: B. Micchiche 3, C Micchiche 2, McElmoyle 2; PG - D'Agostino 3.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Catasauqua-Palmerton

Palmerton punched its ticket to the District 11 playoffs with a 62-53 Colonial League victory over Catasauqua.

The Bombers (11-4) were led by Jade Farquhar's 25 points. Madison Mummey and Abby Reimer added 19 and 10 points respectively.

For Catasauqua (1-14), Katie Buczynski netted 23 points.

CATASAUQUA

Moten 0-0-0-0, Buczynski 8-5-7-23, Bachman 4-0-0-10, Sezli 0-0-0-0, Sazuba 0-0-0-0, Matos 2-1-2-6, Garner 0-0-0-0, (Shiloh) Sziy 5-0-1-10. TOTALS: 21-6-10-53.

PALMERTON

Krupa 3-0-0-6, Mummey 7-3-4-19, Paulinho 1-0-0-2, Farquhar 10-5-5-25, Reimer 3-4-4-10, Nemeth 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 24-12-13-62.

Catasauqua 12 16 7 18 - 53

Palmerton 16 17 16 13 - 62

Three-pointers: Catasauqua - Buczynski 2, Bachman 2, Matos 1; Palmerton - Mummey 2.

Pleasant Valley-

Northampton

Pleasant Valley defeated Northampton in a non-league game, 40-30.

The Bears (8-4) were led by by Keri Dekmar and Jordan Meckes with 10 points apiece.

PLEASANT VALLEY

Meckes 2-6-6-10, Dekmar 4-1-3-10, Scott 0-0-0-0, Krcic 0-2-2-2, Miller 2-3-4-7, Russel 1-0-0-2, Dorney 3-1-2-7, Craig 0-2-4-2. TOTALS: 12-15-21-40.

NORTHAMPTON

Filipovits 1-0-0-2, Sterner 3-0-0-7, Csencsits 1-1-2-4, Klucarits 0-0-0-0, Farnholtz 1-0-0-2, Reppert 0-0-0-0, Sanchez 1-0-0-2, Martinez 0-0-0-0, Blount 3-2-4-8, Sanders 2-1-4-5. TOTALS: 12-4-10-30

Pleasant Vy. 14 12 6 8 - 40

Northampton 7 11 6 6 - 30

Three-pointers Pleasant Valley – Dekmar 1, Northampton – Sterner 1, Csencsits 1.

WRESTLING

Jim Thorpe-CMVT

Jim Thorpe won eight of 14 bouts in their Schuylkill League Division 2 matchup against CMVT, leading to a 57-24 victory.

Kevan Gentile (106), Kyle Morales (138), Antonio Madera (145), Cameron Condly (152), Robbie Geinsinger (170), Robert Heller (182), Justin Batts (220), and Ryan O'Rourke (285) all had pins for the Olympians (7-7, 3-1 SL).

Jim Thorpe 57, CMVT 24

106 - Kevan Gentile (JT) pinned Joey Gailan in 1:12

113 - Prince Simmond (JT) dec. Jarred Sloydsko 10-8 (OT)

120 - Gabe Sloydsko (CMVT) pinned Dalton Freer in :28

126 - Kale Yacko (CMVT) pinned James O'Toole in 2:33

132 - Ali Copobianco (JT) won by forfeit

138 - Kyle Morales (JT) pinned Christopher Zanolini in 3:15

145 - Antonio Madera (JT) pinned Zell Mills in :22

152 - Cameron Condly (JT) pinned Vaughn Miller in 4:42

160 - Nick Kocan (CMVT) pinned Pollux Fisher in :40

170 - Robbie Geisinger (JT) pinned Connor Pringle (CMVT) in 1:48

182 - Robert Heller (JT) pinned Ternce Calderon in 1:05

195 - Camron Raup (CMVT) won by forfeit

220 - Justice Batts (JT) pinned Connor Gunn in 3:27

285 - Ryan O'Rourke (JT) pinned Damian Swisher in 2:17

Schuylkill Valley-

Panther Valley

Schuylkill Valley handled Panther Valley in non-league action, gaining a 51-18 victory.

Rian Shubeck (220) had the only pin for the Panthers.

Schuylkill Vy. 51, Panther Vy. 18

220 - Rian Shubeck (PV) pinned Nick Scheidt in 4:58

285 - Lucas Mika (PV) dec. Ed Shuttleworth 2-0

106 - Joel Orlando (SV) inj. def. Gary Goodhile

113 - Lenny Ogozalek (PV) dec. Jethro Solomon, 15-9

120 - Mason Shuman (SV) dec. Darren Goida 3-1 (OT)

126 - Joshua Giorgio (SV) pinned Colin Heydt in 1:00

132 - Jacob Horst (SV) pinned Grant Lorkowski in :48

138 - Tanner White (SV) dec. Hunter Davidyock 8-4

145 - Elijah Zimmerman (SV) won by forfeit

152 - Frank Lisa (SV) pinned Devon Herman in 2:49

160 - Ryan Ramich (SV) won by forfeit

170 - Colby Geisinger (SV) pinned Patrick Iezzoni in 3:03

Lehighton-Blue Mtn.

This non league clash went into the final bout with the match riding on the line.

Although Kurtis Brownmiller won the final bout 8-6, Lehighton fell to the Eagles by a point, 34-33.

Dominik Mystkowski and Zach Kemmerer had big pins for the Indains.

Blue Mountain 34, Lehighton 33

138 - Christian Gosch (BM) pinned Joshua Gornick in 2:38

145 - Lucas Forbes (BM) dec. Anthony Farano 4-3

152 - Tyler Cann (L) pinned Cole Angstadt in 3:18

160 - Devon Krammes (BM) pinned Dustin Koons in 3:06

170 - Dominik Mystkowski (L) pinned Alex Zimmerman in :49

182 - Logan Berger (L) dec. Mitch Rice 6-2

196 - Zach Yackenchick (BM) dec. Connor Frey 3-2

220 - Eric Nocker (BM) pinned Perry Didyoung in 1:11

285 - Tristin Coello (BM) pinned Alexander Smith in :25

106 - Hunter Blankenhorn (BM) maj. dec. Ezra Neff 10-0

113 - Antonio Lorenzo (L) won by forfeit

120 - Zach Kemmerer (L) pinned Colton Bender in 5:59

126 - Tegan Durishin (L) dec. Bryant Penberth 6-5

132 - Kurtis Brownmiller (L) dec. Chris Seaman 8-6

Northwestern-Pen Argyl

Pen Argyl defeated Northwestern in a Colonial League match, 45-28.

Baily Wehr and Anthony DiCaltado had pins for the Tigers.

Pen Argyl 45, Northwestern 28

195 - Black (PA) dec. Russo, 4-3

220 - Schoeneberger (PA) won by forfeit

285 - Mutton (PA) won by forfeit

106 - Wehr (NW) pinned Buskirk in 2:43

113 - DiCaltado (NW) pinned Kootsares in 2:44

120 - Bernhart (NW) maj. dec. Zito, 8-0

126 - Klinger (PA) pinned White in 4:44

132 - Sutton (PA) pinned Webster in 2:15

138 - Beltz (PA) won by forfeit

145 - Lobb (PA) pinned Honsberger in 3:38

152 - Schnezk (NW) won by forfeit

160 - Sorensen (NW won by forfeit

170 - Oliver (PA) pinned Phillips in 1:56

182 - Double forfeit

Pleasant Vy.-PM East

Pocono Mountain East defeated Pleasant Valley, 45-26, in a Mountain Valley Conference match.

Brody Keefe, Trent Thomas and Kenny Yanovich all had pins for the Bears.

PM East 45, Pleasant Valley 26

138 - Andrew Nicosia (PME) pinned Nathan Younker in :30

145 - Jordan Kloiber (PME) pinned Garrett Gouger in 5:30

152 - James Palys (PME) pinned Trevor Dorn in 1:56

160 - Brody Keefe (PV) pinned Joseph Fiore in 4:10

170 - Mohamed Moustafa (PME) pinned Spencer Mease in :13

182 - Trent Thomas (PV) pinned Timothy Robinson in 4:55

195 - Nicholas Price (PME) won by forfeit

220 - Nicholas Ammirato (PV) dec. Robert Craig, 4-2

285 - Ahmad Curtis (PV) dec. Jeremy Candelario, 3-1

106 - John Colgan (PME) won by forfeit

113 - Jason Jacobi (PV) dec. Mark Jordan, 5-4

120 - Kenny Yanovich (PV) pinned Joshua Stoner in 1:33

126 - Daniel Ferrara (PME) dec. Anthony McCue, 9-5

132 - James Benjamin, (PME) won by forfeit

* One team point deducted from Pleasant Valley for unsportsmanlike conduct

BOYS BASKETBALL

7TH GRADE

Weatherly-Shenandoah Valley

The Wreckers were victorious, 45-16.

Jarad Zaremba had 11 and Nick Berger had 10 points to lead the way for Weatherly.

Pottsville-Tamaqua

Pottsville defeated Tamaqua, 36-30.

Michael Bonetsky had 12 points for the Raiders.

8TH GRADE

Weatherly-Shenandoah Valley

Weatherly earned a victory over Shenandoah Valley, 36-17.

Leading the way for the Wreckers was Gary Bucks with 14 points. Alvin Ortiz was Shenandoah's leading scorer with six points.

9TH GRADE

Tamaqua-Pottsville

Pottsville downed Tamaqua, 51-23.

Zeke Wassell led the Raiders (8-6) with nine points.