Bears finish fourth in MVC tennis
Pleasant Valley finished tied for fourth place with East Stroudsburg North at the MVC Tennis Tournament on Friday.
Stroudsburg walked off with the overall team championship after capturing all six individual titles.
The Bears' No. 4 doubles' tandem of Nicole Reeder and Karli Williams settled for a second-place finish in the tournament. The tournament's No. 2 seeds dropped an 8-4 proset setback to Stroudsburg's pair of Marian Streck and Allie Mikels, who were the tourney's top seed.
The PV pairs of Sarah Olah/Rachel Siegfried (No. 2 doubles) and Emily Young/Sarah Elomontacir (No. 3 doubles) took home third-place finishes.
Meanwhile, the Bears' No. 1 singles player, Kelly Klapatch, ended up with a fourth on the day.
Lehighton got the best of Pocono Mountain West for a 25-10, 25-14, 25-22 Mountain Valley Conference victory.
Molly Harleman paced the Indians' attack with 10 kills, seven digs and six aces, while Madeline Zurn finished with 17 assists, seven digs and one ace.
Rachel Imghram (19 digs), Sheena White (seven kills), Deborah Lobien (nine assists, seven digs) and Jessica Lobien (12 digs, eight aces, four kills) countributed to the Tribe's victory.
Lehighton improves to 6-3 overall and 5-1 in the MVC.
PM East-Pleasant Valley
Pocono Mountain East needed an extra set to score a 26-24, 17-25, 25-21, 26-24 Mountain Valley Conference win over Pleasant Valley
Kayla Dorney paced the Bears with a career-high 22 kills, while Priya Patel chipped in with 22 assists and three aces.
Pleasant Valley slips to 3-2 in the MVC, while PM East jumps to 3-2 in the conference.
No. Lehigh-Pen Argyl
Dzhemal Bekir scored a goal three minutes into the overtime period to lift Pen Argyl to a 2-1 Colonial League victory over visiting Northern Lehigh.
Alec Smith put the Green Knights on the board with a first-half goal, then set-up Bekir for the game winner in OT.
The Bulldogs' Channing Shiffter forced the extra frame with a goal with four minutes left in the second half.
Northern Lehigh outshot Pen Argyl 13-11. Corey Snyder grabbed nine saves between the Bulldogs' posts, while his counterpart John Constanino finished with 11.
The Bulldogs drop to 2-9 overall and 1-6 in the league, while the Green Knights move to 2-6 in the CL.