Successful day for Pleasant Vy.
steve shinko/special to the times news Palmerton's Sierra Miller applies the tag as Catasauqua's Paige Kogelman gets picked-off at first base to end the game Wednesday afternoon in Palmerton.
Pleasant Valley posted victories in baseball, soccer and tennis to highlight Wednesday's scholastic sports card.
Pat Kregeloh had a big day at the plate to lead Pleasant Valley to an 11-3 non-league win over visiting Northampton.
Kregeloh went 4-for-4 with a pair of two-run homers.
The Bears, who collected 11 hits, also received two from Derek Walling. Alex Jimenez chipped in with a pair of RBIs while Jake Chamberlain and Travis Raseley each scored two runs.
PV's winning pitcher, Xavier Hammond, went the distance allowing seven hits and two hits while striking out 11.
Northampton 001 020 0 - 3 7 5
Pleasant Valley 112 025 0 - 11 11 1
Paukovits, Mitch (5), Weber (6) and L. Szoke, Shambo (6); Hammond and Jimenez. W - Hammond. L - Paukovits. HR: Pleasant Valley - Kregeloh 2 (3rd, one on; 6th, one on).
Casey Lawrence tossed four-and-a-third innings of hitless relief to lead Panther Valley to an 11-6 non-league victory over Minersville.
Lawrence took the mound with the Miners leading 4-2 in the second inning and completely shut them down, striking out six and walking three before leaving after the sixth inning.
Meanwhile, the Panthers' offense erupted late scoring nine runs over the final three frames. Kyle McAvoy led the charge with three hits, three RBIs and two runs scored. Greg Pecha and Brandon Gurka both added two hits with Pecha driving in four runs. Jeff Corby added a two-run homer for the Panthers (2-0).
Panther Vy. 200 043 2 11 10 1
Minersville 120 000 2 6 4 1
Poeldnurk, Lawrence (2), McAvoy (7) and Pecha. Weachock, Barton (1), Pothering (6), Kopinetz (7) and Brophy. W-Lawrence. L-Barton. HR - Panther Valley: Corby (5th, one on).
Julie Wagaman and Lauren Haberern combined to toss a no-hitter as Northern Lehigh routed Bangor, 15-0, in a mercy-rule shortened Colonial League game.
Wagaman struck out six in three innings of work while Haberern fanned two in her lone inning on the mound.
Leading the way offensively for the Bulldogs (1-0; 1-1) was Tamara Stubits with three hits, three RBI and two runs. Kristi Seiler added two hits, four RBI and two runs while Erika Bowman had two hits and scored three runs.
Bangor 000 0 0 0 1
No. Lehigh 545 1 15 10 1
Nystrand, Brands (3) and Cobler; Wagaman, Haberern (4) and Bowman. W-Wagaman. L-Nystrand.
Palmerton jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 7-2 Colonial League victory over Catasauqua.
Michelle Rickert had a triple, a single and three RBI to lead the Bombers (1-1; 1-0) offensively. Katie Reimer had a triple and two RBI and Martina Herring added a pair of hits.
Herring was also the winning pitcher. She struck out six and allowed just four hits.
E. Dolan had a two-run homer to account for all of the Rough Riders' scoring.
Catasauqua 000 200 0 2 4 3
Palmerton 430 000 x 7 7 2
Kern and Geseck; Herring and Arner. W-Herring. L-Kern.
Deleila Schriner did damage in the circle and at the plate to lead Pen Argyl to a 3-2 Colonial League win over Northwestern.
Schriner had two hits, one a double, and also struck out seven batters and walked none in earning the pitching win.
The Tigers received a solo homer from Kyra Barron while their pitcher, Tori Papp, tossed a five-hitter.
A Jacki Parsons RBI double and two wild pitches accounted for the Knights' three runs.
Northwestern 000 100 1 - 2 5 0
Pen Argyl 001 020 x - 3 5 1
Papp and Wear; Schriner and Mestem. W - Schriner. L - Papp. HR: Northwestern - Barron (7th, none on).
ES South-Pleasant Valley
Pleasant Valley stayed unbeaten by gaining a 1-0 Mountain Valley Conference win over East Stroudsburg South.
Kayla Dorney scored with 12:28 left in the opening half to help the Bears improve to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the MVC.
Dianna Connor assisted on the only tally, with PV goalie Jackie Guiliano making nine saves. The Bears also finished with a 12-10 edge in shots.
Emily Cerciello scored in the second overtime period to lift Southern Lehigh to a 2-1 Colonial League victory over Northwestern.
Both teams scored in the opening half. The Tigers' goal came off the foot of Katie Hallingstad with Cassy Yost picking up the assist. Hannah Doell had the Spartans' goal.
Northwestern (0-1) had a 13-5 advantage in shots.
Saucon Vy.-No. Lehigh
Saucon Valley pulled away from Northern Lehigh in the second half for a 5-1 Colonial League victory.
The Bulldogs (0-2) hung tough in the opening half and trailed just 2-1 thanks to a goal from Brianna Riddick. Riddick's goal was assisted by Victoria Tadman-Ubele.
Saucon Valley finished with a 23-7 advantage in shots. Emily Mulcahy made 18 saves in the Bulldog net.
Jim Thorpe remained undefeated with a 5-0 victory over Tamaqua.
Sam Lux at first singles and the doubles teams of Oliver Schulty/Josh Mohn and Mitch Franko/Dan Meader all posted 6-0, 6-0 sweeps for the Olympians (4-0), who lost just two games the entire match.
Jim Thorpe 5, Tamaqua 0
Sam Lux (JT) def. Matt Hadesty, 6-0, 6-0; Zach Ligenza (JT) def. Kyle Oliver, 6-0, 6-1; James Denny (JT) def. Eric Fiorella, 6-0, 6-1;
Oliver Schulty/Josh Mohn (JT) def. Jerome Betz/Collin Johnson, 6-0, 6-0; Mitch Franko/Dan Meader (JT) def. Tyler Kline/Joe Binder, 6-0, 6-0.
PM West-Pleasant Valley
Pleasant Valley had no trouble with Pocono Mountain West, cruising to a 7-0 Mountain Valley Conference win.
The Bears' three singles players (Kevin Peer, Justin Kemmerer and Dan Galante) all won in straight sets.
With the victory, PV improves to 2-2 overall and 2-1 in the MVC.
Pleasant Valley 7, PM West 0
Kevin Peer (PV) def. Pete Wieczorek 6-2, 6-1; Justin Kemmerer (PV) def. Andrei Angheluta 6-1, 6-4; Dan Galante (PV) def. Collin Strunk 6-1, 7-5.
Ryan Enste/James Spinola (PV) def. Mason Moore/Tim Sirogen 8-3; Zach Kemmerer/Ben Parham (PV) def. Frankie Giambrone/Carl Smith 6-2, 6-2; Bryan Baumgartner/Andy Russo (PV) def. Nate Torres/Weston Strubert 6-3, 4-6, 7-5; Joe Osinski/Vince Voulo (PV) def. Jonathan Ortiz/Kyle Salage 6-0, 6-1.
East Stroudsburg South swept singles play on its way to a 6-1 Mountain Valley Conference victory over Lehighton.
The Indians' lone win was recorded by sisters Deb and Jessica Lobien at No. 2 doubles.
Lehighton falls to 0-3 on the season.
ES South 6, Lehighton 1
Tim Ross (ESS) def. Nick Mantz, 6-4, 6-4; Keith Baran (ESS) def. Kirk Arner, 6-4, 6-1; Nick Hardy (ESS) def. Justin Ziegenfus, 6-3, 6-2.
Ross/Baran (ESS) def. Mantz/Arner, 6-2, 6-4; Deb Lobien/Jessica Lobien (L) def. Keith Cason/Kevin Rausher, 5-7, 6-2, 7-5; Ty Able/Luke Cason (ESS) def. Stephanie Slaw/Shane Eckman, 6-4, 6-7 (7-3), 6-3; Luke Orlando/Kazuki Mollenthiel (ESS) def. Jen Everett/Jeff Newman, 6-2, 7-5.
Jennie Fronheiser's sacrifice bunt in the bottom of the seventh inning scored Timmi Friske with the winning run as Northern Lehigh edged Bangor, 6-5.
Allie Beltz had two hits and two RBI for the Bulldogs (1-1). Janelle Kern struck out 10 to pick up the pitching victory.