Panther Valley's Lenny Ogozalek was crowned champion of the Damascus Holiday Wrestling Tournament to highlight scholastic sports action on Saturday.

WRESTLING

Panther Valley in

Damascus Tournament

Panther Valley took part in the Damascus Holiday Wrestling Tournament and returned home with plenty of individual outstanding performances.

Leading the way for the Panthers was Lenny Ogozalek who was crowned the champion at 120 pounds. Ogozalek finished 4-0 on the day with two pins and two major decisions. Both Richard Nase and Matt Buss had had third place finishes, compiling identical 3-1 records at the 220-pound and 170-pound weight classes respectively. Nase had two pins and a decision, while Buss finished with a pin, a major decision and a decision.

Darren Goida finished 3-2 with two decisions and a tech fall to place fourth at 126 pounds. Dylan Moyer (fifth at 182), Grant Lorkowski (sixth at 138) and Zach Turner (seventh at 152) all had two pins in their respective weight classes. Hunter Davidyock (eighth at 145) had a pin and a decision.

Jim Thorpe

Christmas Tournament

Jim Thorpe took part in their own Jim Thorpe Christmas Tournament with four of their individual student-athletes coming away with third-place finishes on the day.

Kevan Gentile finished third at the 106-pound weight class, collecting two decisions in the round-robin style of competition.

Ali Capobianco took the bronze at the 132-pound group, as he compiled a pin and two decisions.

Antonio Madera took third at 145, with two decisions, and Greg Palmer at 182 matched that finish with two pins on the day.

There were no team results for the tournament.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Marian-Mt. Carmel

Marian outlasted Mount Carmel in non-league action, as they defeated their opponent 50-37.

A game-high 18 points was scored by the Fillies' Savanna Krusinsky, while Vanessa Whitecavage and Gabby Green both tossed in seven.

MARIAN

Green 1-4-5-7, Whildin 2-2-3-6, Fannick 0-1-2-1, Whitecavage 2-2-2-7, Sofranko 2-0-0-4, Nemeth 1-2-2-4, Baranko 0-0-0-0, Krusinsky 8-1-4-18, Karnish 0-0-0-0, Rabbe 1-0-0-2, Holman 0-1-2-1. TOTALS: 17-13-20-50.

MOUNT CARMEL

Bolick 1-5-6-8, Horning 1-4-4-6, Varano 2-4-6-8, Stellar 3-3-4-9, Winhoter 1-2-4-4, Lutz 0-0-0-0, Parker 0-0-1-0, Famincini 0-2-3-2. TOTALS: 8-20-28-37.

Marian 15 12 8 15 - 50

Mount Carmel 6 14 6 11 - 37

Three pointers: M - Krusinsky 1, Whitecavage 1, Green 1; MC - Bolick 1.

MMI Prep-Weatherly

Tea Heister scored a team-high 13 points for Weatherly as they defeated MMI 60-52 in a non-league match-up.

Lexi Hartz added 11 and Jess Polchin tallied 10 for Weatherly.

MMI PREP

Purcell 8-1-2-17, Stanziola, 5-3-6-13, Ferry 0-0-0-0, M. Carrato 3-4-6-10, Shearer 3-0-2-6, Postupack 1-0-0-2, D. Carrato 0-4-6-4, Zanhochelen 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 20-12-22-52.

WEATHERLY

Heister 6-0-0-13, Parker 1-2-2-4, Adamczyk 4-0-2-8, Isom 0-0-0-0, Lovett 2-0-1-4, Polchin 3-4-7-10, Berger 2-0-0-4, Hartz 4-3-3-11, Gillot 0-0-0-0, Wallish 3-0-0-6. TOTALS: 25-9-15-60.

MMI Prep 13 14 13 12 - 52

Weatherly 11 16 20 13 - 60

Three pointers: W - Heister 1.

Tamaqua-Mahanoy A.

Mahanoy Area used a strong second half to come back and defeat Tamaqua in a close 41-39 victory.

Paige Demetriades scored 14 points for Tamaqua (0-7) while teammate Vanessa Solt had nine points and 13 rebounds.

TAMAQUA

Hartung 0-3-5-3, Demetriades 4-4-5-14, Wittig 1-2-2-4, Baddick 0-0-0-0, Solt 1-7-8-9, Ligenza 3-0-2-6, Pratka 1-1-2-3. TOTALS: 10-17-24-39.

MAHANOY AREA

Brown 1-1-2-3, Lawrence 3-0-2-6, Bisco 3-3-6-9, Conroy 1-1-2-3, Babinsky 1-0-0-2, Van Horn 0-0-0-0, Byrne 1-1-5-3, Davidson 5-0-0-10, Leshko 0-1-3-1, Rodgers 2-0-0-4. TOTALS: 17-7-20-41.

Tamaqua 11 6 8 14 - 39

Mahanoy Area 4 9 15 13 - 41

Three pointers: T - Demetriades 2.

Panther Vy.

-Shenandoah Vy.

Shenadoah Valley held Panther Valley to single digits in each quarter to come away with a 44-22 non-league win.

The Blue Devils (5-3) were led by Abigail Snitzer, who scored a game-high 22 points.

Madison Blasko led the Lady Panthers (4-4) with 13 points.

PANTHER VALLEY

Marouchoc 0-0-0-0, Blasko 5-2-2-13, Weaver 0-0-0-0, Vance 1-0-2-2, Corby 0-0-0-0, Jacobs 0-0-0-0, Smith 1-0-0-2, M. Markovich 0-1-3-1, C. Markovich 0-0-0-0, Mikovich 1-1-6-4. TOTALS: 8-4-13-22.

SHENANDOAH VALLEY

Demalis 0-0-0-0, Nieddu 2-2-2-6, Dove 0-0-0-0, Florio 0-0-0-0, Teaschenko 0-0-0-0, Jones 2-3-3-7, Hixson 0-0-0-0, Buchanan 1-0-0-2, Creasy 3-1-2-7, Snitzer 9-2-2-22, Najera 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 17-8-9-42.

Panther Vy. 6 5 4 7 - 22

Shenandoah 13 9 10 12 - 44

Three pointers: PV - Blasko 1, Mikovich 1; SV - Snitzer 2.