The Marian boys basketball team beat Mahanoy Area in its regular season finale on Monday.

The Panther Valley girls swim team also recorded a victory

BOYS BASKETBALL

Mahanoy Area-Marian

Marian held Mahanoy Area to under 10 points in every quarter and went on to win, 42-30, in Schuylkill League action.

The Colts (18-4, 13-0) were paced by Matt Yaich and his 11 points.

Marian opens Schuylkill League playoff action on Wednesday at Martz Hall in Pottsville against Jim Thorpe (6 p.m.)

MAHANOY AREA

Goodman 0-0-0-0, Backo 2-0-0-5, Moucheron 4-0-0-9, DeVal 3-0-0-7, Wagner 3-1-2-7, Kimmel 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 13-1-2-30.

MARIAN

Barletta 3-1-1-7, Stawick 1-1-2-3, Gimbi 3-0-0-6, Gottstein 2-2-2-8, Yaich 4-2-2-11, Sherkness 3-1-4-7. TOTALS: 16-7-11-42.

Mahanoy Area 9 8 4 9 - 30

Marian 7 11 12 12 - 42

Three-Pointers: MA - Backo 1, Moucheron 1, DeVal 1; M - Gottstein 2, Yaich 1.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Blue Mt.-Jim Thorpe

Blue Mountain outscored Jim Thorpe by eight points in the third quarter and used that differential to go on to win, 44-34.

Chelsea Smelas led the Lady Olympians with 10 points. Teammate Celeste Robinson added nine.

Blue Mountain also won the JV game, 50-14.

BLUE MT.

Grapsy 2-0-0-4, Yoder 1-0-0-2, Davies 4-10-12-18, Thomas 0-0-0-0, Reed 3-0-0-6, Bubeck 4-0-0-8, Hoadley 1-4-6-6. TOTALS: 15-14-18-44.

JIM THORPE

McElmoyle 0-0-0-0, Lawrence 3-0-0-8, Reis 0-4-5-4, Holland 1-1-2-3, Robinson 4-1-3-9, Smelas 2-6-6-10. TOTALS: 10-12-16-34.

Blue Mt. 10 6 17 11 - 44

Jim Thorpe 9 4 9 12 - 34

Three-Pointers: BM - None; JT - Lawrence 2.

Minersville-Panther Vy.

Minersville qualified for the District 11 Class A playoffs by defeating Panther Valley, 40-36, in a non-league game.

The Miners (11-11) needs the victory in their regular season finale to reach the .500 mark needed to reach postseason play.

The Panthers' Dana McFadden added to her school record for three-pointers with three more. She finished with a team-high 13 points.

Panther Valley ends the year with a 5-17 record.

MINERSVILLE

Purcell 1-0-0-2, Bentz 1-0-0-2, Ryan 0-0-0-0, Pukas 0-0-0-0, Sborz 0-0-3-0, Walasavage 9-1-2-19, Oakill 2-4-6-8, Leshko 1-2-2-4, Brophy 2-0-0-5. TOTALS: 16-7-13-40.

PANTHER VALLEY

Gates 1-0-0-2, McFadden 4-2-4-13, A. Markovich 3-1-1-7, O. Markovich 0-0-0-0, Ogozalek 3-0-0-6, Cunfer 1-0-0-2, Zlock 3-0-0-6, Thomas 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 15-3-5-36.

Minersville 12 13 8 7 - 40

Panther Vy 8 5 8 15 - 36

Three-Pointers: M - Brophy 1; PV - McFadden 3.

Northwestern-Tri-Valley

The Tigers fell behind by 13 in the first quarter and wound up on the short end of a 43-36 score in a non-league contest with Tri-Valley.

Sara Jones had a game high 20 points for Northwestern, while Amber Wehry led the Bulldogs with 15 points.

NORTHWESTERN

Gulick 0-0-0-0, Landrigan 0-0-0-0, Groller 0-0-0-0, Jones 8-4-7-20, Suter 0-1-2-1, L. Gimbel 2-1-2-5, A. Gimbel 0-0-0-0, Everett 1-0-0-2, Hill 4-0-0-8. TOTALS: 15-6-11-36.

TRI-VALLEY

Weber 1-0-0-2, Starr 0-0-0-0, Newswanger 0-1-2-1, Masser 0-0-1-0, Wehry 6-2-3-15, M. Stutzman 0-0-0-0, C. Stutzman 4-2-3-11, Nahodil 5-4-6-14. TOTALS: 16-9-15-43.

N'western 6 8 11 11 - 36

Tri-Valley 19 5 13 6 - 43

Three-pointers: NW - none; TV - Wehry 1, C. Stutzman 1.

WRESTLING

Panther Valley-Mt. Carmel

Mount Carmel won eight of the 11 contested bouts, including six by fall, for a 49-24 Schuylkill League Division 2 victory over visiting Panther Valley.

Brandon Gurka had a pin and Justin Christman and Mike Weaver scored decisions for the Panthers (9-10).

Mt. Carmel 49, Panther Valley 24

103 - Nick O'Donnell (PV) won by forfeit.

112 - Mick Saukitis (MC) won by forfeit.

119 - Brandon Gurka (PV) pin Tom Stief, 1:16,

125 - Tyler Wariki (MC) pin Kory Lopata , :49.

130 - Nick Dusendschine (MC) pin Jared Eichkoff, :42.

135 - Dylan Hornberger (MC) pin Gage Rohlfing, 3:23.

140 - Mike Sinopoli (MC) pin Josh Vega, 1:36.

145 - Justin Christman (PV) dec. Mike Zigarski 7-4.

152 - Doug Kraynak (MC) dec. Kevin Schaller 9-7.

160 - Mike Weaver (PV) dec. Myrick Lamb 19-15.

171 - Bret Przkop (MC) pin Eli Vega, 4:49.

189 - Derek Urbanavage (MC) major dec. Alex Lorkowski, 19-8.

215 - Keith Cheadle (PV) won by forfeit.

285 - Ahmad Aboumar (MC) pin John Scheaffer, 1:40.

SWIMMING

Saucon Valley-Panther Vy.

Panther Valley split its non-league swim meet against Saucon Valley on Monday.

The Lady Panthers pulled out the victory in a close one, 86-83. Lauren Cormier (200 Free, 100 Breast), Alexia Follweiler (200 IM, 100 Fly) and Tricia Janowiak (100 Free, 100 Back) each won two events for the locals. All three were on the winning 200 Medley Relay team as well.

The Panther boys suffered a 126-31 defeat. Jason Gates and Michael Sloboda recorded second-place finishes. Gates placed second in both the 200 IM and the 100 Breast, while Sloboda was the runner-up in the 100 Fly.

GIRLS

Panther Valley 86, Saucon Valley 83

200 MEDLEY RELAY - 1. Panther Valley (Janowiak, Cormier, Follweiler, Vavra) 1:59.78, 2. Saucon Valley (O'Connell, Long, DaSilva, Evangelisto), 3. Saucon Valley (Kish, Pazzaglia, Craig, DeSalvio).

200 FREE - 1. Lauren Cormier (PV) 2:14.47, 2. Christa Mantz (PV), 3. Lindsay Diehl (SV).

200 IM - 1. Alexia Follweiler (PV) 2:24.42, 2. Dana Linskey (SV), 3. Amanda Long (SV).

50 FREE - 1. Karoline Vavra (PV) 26.32, 2. Rebecca Evangelista (SV), 3. Sarah Pazzaglia (SV).

100 FLY - 1. Alexia Follweiler (PV) 1:04.88, 2. Sam DaSilva (SV), 3. Miranda Craig (SV).

100 FREE - 1. Tricia Janowiak (PV) 57.46, 2. Patricia O'Donnell (SV), 3. Rebecca Evangelista (SV).

500 FREE - 1. Brittany Erbe (PV) 6:06.16, 2. Dana Linskey (SV), 3. Christa Mantz (PV).

200 MEDLEY RELAY - 1. Saucon Valley (Pazzaglia, Martino, DeSalvio, Linskey) 2:02.44, 2. Saucon Valley (Lancaster, Neher, Ferrani, Diehl), 3. Panther Valley (McDonald, Yelito, Krajcir, Nunemacher).

100 BACK - 1. Tricia Janowiak (PV) 1:07.75, 2. Patricia O'Donnell (SV), 3. Brittany Erbe (PV).

100 BREAST - 1. Lauren Cormier (PV) 1:11.82, 2. Karoline Vavra (PV), 3. Amanda Long (SV).

400 FREE RELAY - 1. Panther Valley (Follweiler, Mantz, Branchide, Erbe) 4:07.57, 2. Saucon Valley (Evangelista, Kish, Linskey, O'Connell), 3. Saucon Valley (Martino, Ferrani, Diehl, Lancaster).

BOYS

Saucon Valley 126, Panther Valley 31

200 MEDLEY RELAY - 1. Saucon Valley (Apelchuck, Lascelle, Weiss, Oatis) 1:57.11, 2. Saucon Valley (Parry, Knauss, Miller, Peterson), 3. Panther Valley (Cabrera, Gates, Sloboda, McCarroll).

200 FREE - 1. Patrick Miller (SV) 2:11.56, 2. Brian Peterson (SV), 3. Michael Sloboda (PV).

200 IM - 1. Chris Weiss (SV) 2:29.96, 2. Jason Gates (PV), 3. Arkady Apelchuck (SV).

50 FREE - 1. Zach Oatis (SV) 22.78, 2. Adam Peterson (SV), 3. Kyle Lascella (SV).

100 FLY - 1. Chris Weiss (SV) 1:06.26, 2. Michael Sloboda (PV), 3. Chris Parry (SV).

100 FREE - 1. Zach Oatis (SV) 49.85, 2. Adam Peterson (SV), 3. Tom Vosburg (SV).

500 FREE - 1. Patrick Miller (SV) 6:09.79, 2. Brian Peterson (SV), 3. Joe Stack (SV).

200 FREE RELAY - 1. Saucon Valley (Peterson, Stack, Apelchuck, Peterson) 1:48.99, 2. Panther Valley (Sloboda, McCarroll, Cabrera, Gates), 3. Saucon Valley (Solosky, Daniel, DeLeda, Hill).

100 BACK - 1. Arkady Apelchuck (SV) 1:09.19, 2. Chris Parry (SV), 3. Omar Cabrera (PV).

100 BREAST - 1. Kyle Lascello (SV) 1:13.83, 2. Jason Gates (PV), 3. Michael McCarroll (PV).

400 FREE RELAY - 1. Saucon Valley (Weiss, Peterson, Miller, Oatis) 4:03.98, 2. Saucon Valley (Solosky, DeLeda, Skuba, Bowen), 3. Saucon Valley (Vonsburg, Stack, Daniel, Lascello).