No. Lehigh sweeps Salisbury in track
BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS Devon Frey of Palmerton returns a serve to Saucon Valley's Levi Wieand during their singles match at Palmerton on Tuesday.
Northern Lehigh completed a sweep of Salisbury in track to highlight Tuesday's scholastic sports card.
The Marian softball team and Jim Thorpe tennis team also picked up victories..
Northern Lehigh recorded a 86-60 victory on the boys' side, while earning a 93-56 win on the ladies' side.
Sonya Josephson paced all Bulldogs with three first place finishes winning the shot put, javelin and high jump.
Kelsey Gallagher (400, 800), Cody Remaley (100, 200), Zach Fleming (800, 1600) and Caleb Johnson (300H, high jump) all finished as multiple winners.
No. Lehigh 93, Salisbury 56
100 - 1. Hailey Kester (S) 13.31, 2. Colleen Enos (S), 3. Rachel Sechrist (S)
200 - 1. Autumn Satuffer (NL) 29.40, 2. Rachel Sechrist (S), 3. Rachel Wagner (NL)
400 - 1. Kelsey Gallagher (NL) 1:09.56, 2. Rachel Sechrist (S), 3. Colleen Enos (S)
800 - 1. Kelsey Gallagher (NL) 2:45.10, 2. Alexanda Rutt (S), 3. Rachel Hendriz (NL)
1600 - 1. Taylor Gonoude (S) 5:58.79, 2. Alexandra Rutt (S), 3. Emily Christman (NL)
3200 - 1. Taylor Gonoude (S) 13:44.00, 2. Colleen Enos (S), 3. Steph Pryor (NL)
100H - 1. Erica Meichtry (S) 16.25, 2. Gina Krupa (NL), 3. Taylor Trapp (NL)
300H - 1. Gina Krupa (NL) 53.80, 2. Erica Meichtry (S), 3. Aimee Oertner (NL)
400 Relay - 1. Northern Lehigh (Amy Peters, Rachel Barnett, Rachel Wagner, Tina Bastardi) 57.14
1600 Relay - 1. Northern Lehigh (Maggie LeVan, Kelsey Gallagher, Gina Krupa, Tina Bastardi) 4:48.40
3200 Relay - 1. Northern Lehigh (Steph Pryor, Megan Rex, Kelsey Gallagfher, Bryanna Tomkins) 11:37.30
Long Jump - 1. Hailey Kester (S) 13-9 1/2, 2. Maggie LeVan (NL), 3. Beth Fritzinger (S)
Triple Jump - 1. Maggie LeVan (NL) 28-2; 2. Aimee Oertner (NL)
Shot Put - 1. Sonya Josephson (NL) 26-7, 2. Lauren Oertner (NL), 3. Tiffany Lopez (S)
Discus - 1. Chelsea Schneider (NL) 83-9, 2. Aimee Oertner (NL), 3. Courtney Weiss (S)
Javelin - 1. Sonya Josephson (NL) 108-7, 2. Tina Bastardi (NL), 3. Lauren Oertner (NL)
High Jump - 1. Sonya Josephson (NL) 4-8, 2. Aimee Oertner (NL), 3. Autumn Stauffer (NL)
Pole Vault - 1. Hailey Kester (S) 9-0, 2. Maggie LeVan (NL), 3. Danielle Dooley (NL)
No. Lehigh 86, Salisbury 60
100 - 1. Cody Remaley (NL) 11.22, 2. Alex Foulke (S), 3. Matt Eherts (S)
200 - 1. Cody Remaley (NL) 22.80, 2. Alex Foulke (S), 3. Matt Eherts (S)
400 - 1. Darien Middaugh (NL) 1:00.60, 2. Matthew Espinosa (S), 3. Michael Gaston (NL)
800 - 1. Zach Fleming (NL) 2:15.00, 2. Aaron Rarick (NL), 3. Jake Kovach (S)
1600 - 1. Zach Fleming (NL) 4:47.08, 2. Dennis Peterson (S), 3. Aaron Rarick (NL)
3200 - 1. Dennis Peterson (S) 11:08.90, 2. Austin Danish (NL), 3. Ryan Fronheiser (NL)
110H - 1. David Getz (NL) 18.19, 2. Michael Hofmann (NL), 3. Dalton Johnson (NL)
300H - 1. Caleb Johnson (NL) 45.10, 2. Max Molseed (S), 3. David Getz (NL)
400 Relay - 1. Salisbury (Anthony David, Matt Eherts, Ronald Jones, Alex Foulke) 45.80
1600 Relay - 1. Salisbury (Matt Eherts, Ronald Jones, Justin Nothstein, David Getz) 3:48.40
3200 Relay - 1. Northern Lehigh (Zach Fleming, Aaron Rarick, Ryan Fronheiser, Darien Middaugh) 9:54.07
Long Jump - 1. Mike Seremula (NL) 17-11 , 2. Nathaniel Ochse (S), 3. Dairen Middaugh (NL)
Triple Jump - 1. Nathaniel Ohse (S) 40-1, 2. Mike Seremula (NL), 3. Evan Biegley (NL)
Shot Put - 1. Stephen Bubenko (S) 40-6, 2. Christian Freudenberger (NL), 3. Kyle Heiser (NL)
Discus - 1. Abel Boyer (NL) 112-2, 2. Kyle Greenawald (NL), 3. Stephen Bubenko (S)
Javelin - 1. Stephen Bubenko (S) 168-9, 2. Jeremy Rice (S), 3. Joseph Wirfel (NL)
High Jump - 1. Caleb Johnson (NL) 6-0, 2. Robby Hanzlik (NL), 3. Evan Biegley (NL)
Pole Vault - 1. Dennis Peterson (S) 10-0
The Blue Bombers split with the Spartans in a Colonial League meet with the girls rolling to a 97.5-51.5 win, while the boys dropped a close 76-70 decision that came down to the 1600 relay.
Kelsey Hay was a double winner for the Bombers as she took first in the shot put and discus. LIndsey Pekurney won the 400 and was also on the winning 400 and 1600 relay teams. Jessica Pereira won the triple jump and also ran on the 400 relay and Wynnie Green won the 300 hurdles and ran on the winning 400 and 1600 relay teams.
On the boys side, Troy Anewalt (110 and 300 Hurdles) and Levi Serfass (shot put and discus) were double winners for Palmerton.
Palmerton 97.5, So. Lehigh 51.5
100 - 1. Kendal Weedling (SL) 13.44, 2. Jessica Pereira (P), 3. Sarah Andrews (P)
200 - 1. Weedling (SL) 27.72, 2. Wynnie Green (P), 3. Andrews (P)
400 - 1. Lindsey Pekurney (P) 1:07.56, 2. Morgan Mummey (P), 3. Michele Moreira (SL)
800 - 1. Jill O'Malley (SL) 2:40.41, 2. Kalli Yext (SL), 3. Jill Farkas (P)
1600 - 1. Chelsea Rivenback (SL) 5:47.06, 2. Andrea Stevko (P), 3. Katelyn Scheetz (SL)
3200 - 1. Stevko (P) 14:03, 2. Kelly Kmetz (P), 3. Yext (SL)
100H - 1. Kristen Romano (P) 17.85, 2. Nicole Fiscella (SL), 3. Breanna Quinn (P)
300H - 1. Green (P) 52.85, 2. Romano (P), 3. Marissa Larson (P)
400 Relay - 1. Palmerton (Amelia Waibel, Pereira, Pekurney and Green) 54.7
1600 Relay - 1. Palmerton (Mummey, Vanessa Evans, Pekurney and Green) 5:42
3200 Relay - 1. So. Lehigh (O'Malley, Scheetz, Yext and Rivenback) 11:10.33
Long Jump - 1. Sophia Herzog (SL) 13-5, 2. O'Malley (SL), 3. Sam Doherty (P)
Triple Jump - 1. Pereira (P) 31-4, 2. S. Doherty (P), 3. Lauryn Solt (P)
Shot Put - 1. Kelsey Hay (P) 31-1, 2. Ali Horinko (P), 3. Bridgette Dougherty (SL)
Discus - 1. Horinko (P) 83-5, 2. Erin Quinn (SL), 2. Hay (P)
Javelin - 1. Hay (P) 117-8, 2. Alyssa Wentz (P), 3. Brianne Majczan (SL)
High Jump - 1. Lisa Bisbing (P) 4-8, 2. Solt (P), 3. Pereira (P)
Pole Vault - 1. Herzog (SL) 8-6, 2. S. Doherty (P), 3. Faith Gruber (P)
So. Lehigh 76, Palmerton 70
100 - 1. Alex Arcario (SL) 11.12, 2. Monty Szukics (P), 3. Alex Vignone (P)
200 - 1. Matt Abbate (SL) 23.69, 2. Szukics (P), 3. Zach Watson (P)
400 - 1. Abbate (SL) 53.1, 2. Kevin Seemiller (P), 3. Vincent Mattiola (SL)
800 - 1. Cody Demmel (SL) 2:04, 2. Seemiller (P), 3. Seth Loew (SL)
1600 - 1. Demmel (SL) 5:09.15, 2. John Guignet (SL), 3. Michael Schraf (SL)
3200 - 1. Ryan O'Malley (SL) 12:03.43, 2. Aaron Papay (P), 3. Mike Gouck (SL)
110H - 1. Troy Anewalt (P) 17.19, 2. Kevin Anderson (SL), 3. Travis Wolfe (P)
300H -1. Anewalt (P), 2. Anderson (SL), 3. Caleb Muscavage (P)
400 Relay - 1. Southern Lehigh (Nick Kirsch, Jake Barilla, Phil Burris, Arcario) 46.3
1600 Relay - 1. Southern Lehigh (Mattiola, Anderson, Abbate, Demmel) 3:44.50
3200 Relay - 1. Southern Lehigh (Steven Cross, O'Malley, Gouck and Loew) 9:52.4
Long Jump - 1. Barilla (SL) 19-1, 2. Vignone (P), 3. Derek Furry (P)
Triple Jump - 1. Paul Folkes 36-5, 2. Alan Rockel (SL), 3. Vignone (P)
Shot Put - 1. Levi Serfass (P) 38-11.5, 2. Derek Walck (P), 3. Zach Tobias (SL)
Discus - 1. Serfass (P) 102-1, 2. Tobias (SL), 3. Walck (P)
Javelin - 1. Josh Grohotolski (P) 139-7, 2. Trevor Kirchner (P), 3. Walck (P)
High Jump - 1. Seemiller (P) 5-0, 2. Jonathan Dawe (SL), 3. Jujay Chitta (SL)
Pole Vault- 1. Lanny Buck (P) 13-6, 2. Tyler Holland (P), 3. Rodney Mannor (SL)
Runs were scored in every single one of the innings, but it was Catasaqua that squeaked out a 20-13 Colonial League victory over host Palmerton.
Christian Marcin paced the Bombers with a perfect 4-for-4 performance at the plate, which included two homeruns, three runs scored and four RBIs, while Aaron Cook chipped in with a 3-for-4 tally and one run scored. Travis Verzino finished with two singles, two runs scored and three RBIs.
Jonny Ruiz led the Roughies with three hits, two runs scored and four RBIs.
Catasauqua 615 301 4 - 20 12 5
Palmerton 320 142 1 - 13 12 6
Hammel, Taves (3), Silberman (5) and Yost; Brogan, Tyahla (4), Kersting (4), Svetik (7) and Hahn. W - Silberman. L - Brogan. HR: C - Taves (6th, none on); P - Marcin (1st, none on; 2nd, one on), Verzino (6th, one on).
Palisades remained undefeated in the early going by scoring a 11-0 non-conference win over Lehighton.
The Pirates' pitcher Krista Morrone tossed a one-hit shutout, in which she struck out 11 Indian batters. She also shined in the batter's box herself going 3-for-4 with a RBI.
The Pirates' Taylor Rundatz also recorded a 3-for-4 performance, while included two RBIs and three runs scored.
The Indians' Echo Bretz spoiled a potential no-hitter with a single in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Palisades moved to 3-0 on the season, while Lehighton slipped to 1-2.
Palisades 211 403 - 11 13 1
Lehighton 000 000 - 0 1 4
Morrone and Sadow; Poremba and Smith. W - Morrone. L - Poremba.
Catasauqua finished as strong as it started to record a 8-1 non-conference win over visiting Tamaqua.
The Roughies also took advantage of Blue Raiders' miscue as well as eight walks to plate some runs in the first, third and sixth innings.
Kelcie Kunkle paced the Roughies with a single and two RBIs.
Jordan Nowacki led the Blue Raiders with two singles and a RBI, while Chey Bates chipped in with a single, double and a run scored.
Tamaqua 000 100 0 - 1 8 3
Catasauqua 103 022 x - 8 5 0
Sotak and Zancofsky; Kern and Geseck. W - Kern. L - Sotak.
Marian's Alexa Nemeth carried a perfect game into the fifth inning and led Marian to a 12-1 victory over Moravian Academy. The win improves the Fillies to 1-0 on the season and is the first for new Marian skipper Joe DeAngelo.
Nemeth struck out nine without walking a batter, and had her perfect game snapped in the bottom of the fifth inning with a leadoff single.
The Fillies exploded with 11 runs in the second and third innings. Nina Curran led Marian's offense with two hits and five RBI, while Kayla Knight tacked on three hits including a triple. Kayla Merchlinski and Abby Burkhardt also added two hits apiece for the Fillies.
Marian 056 01 - 12 12 0
Mor. Academy 000 01 - 1 2 2
Nemeth and Curran; Amonosa and Pechman. W - Nemeth. L - Amonosa.
Nazareth handed Pleasant Valley its first loss of the season by posting itself a 2-0 non-conference victory yesterday.
After a scoreless first half, the Blue Eagles' Katie Pitsko took a perfect set-up from Cassandra Denger for a goal with 31:47 left in the second half.
The Blue Eagles' Lennon Kramer put the win out of reach for the Bears by scoring an insurance goal late in the game.
Nazareth outshot Pleasant Valley 27-3 and held a 6-0 edge in penalty corners.
The Blue Eagles' keeper Brianne Henry preserved the shutout win with two saves, while her counterpart Jackie Giuliano finished with 17 saves.
Pleasant Valley falls to 2-1 on the season, while Nazareth improves to 2-2.
Blue Mt.-Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe walked off the courts with a 5-0 win over visiting Blue Mountain.
The Olympians' Sam Lux, Zach Ligenza and James Denny swept singles to help secure the victory.
Jim Thorpe remains undefeated at 5-0 on the season.
Jim Thorpe 5, Blue Mountain 0
Lux (JT) def. Siminitus 6-2, 6-0; Ligenza (JT) def. Jacobson 6-2, 6-3; Denny (JT) def. Riotto 0-6, 6-4, 10-7 tiebreaker
Schultz/Mohn (JT) def. Premich/Bear 6-1, 7-5; Franko/Meader (JT) def. Hufford/Patel 6-2, 6-1
Saucon Valley blanked Palmerton for a 5-0 Colonial League victory on the courts.
Levi Wieand, Dan Fowler and Max Henig swept singles' play for the Panthers.
The Bombers' Kayla Strohl and Lydia Anthony made it difficult for their Panthers' opponents in doubles' play by taking four games in the straight set setback.
Saucon Valley 5, Palmerton 0
Wieand (SV) def. Frey 6-0, 6-3; Fowler (SV) def. MacDonald 6-0, 6-0; Henig (SV) def. Apgar 6-1, 6-1
Coyne/Devia (SV) def. Shigo/Dayton 6-0, 6-0; Menendez/Nakajima (SV) def. Strohl/Anthony 6-3, 6-1
Palmerton edged Lehighton, 5-4.
Nick Fiouris' single in the top of the eighth inning produced the winning run for the Bombers. Fiouris and Ryan Saylor both had two hits. Saylor also pitched five scoreless innings for Palmerton.
For Lehighton, Joe Oriel had three hits while A.J. Wenrich and Josh Kern had two hits each.
Lehighton rolled to an 18-8 victory over Jim Thorpe.
Parker David had a three-run homer to lead Lehighton to the five-inning victory. Joe Oriel and Jayden Hensley also had multi-hit games for the Indians.
For the Olympians, Kaminski and Emery had two hits apiece.
Lehighton posted a 15-7 victory over Panther Valley.
For the Indians (3-1), Anthony Farole led the way with four hits and three RBIs. AJ Wenrich added three hits and three RBIs while Alex Storm had three hits and two RBI and. Joe Oriel and Darren Wanamaker also had multi-hit games.
Lopata had two hits for Panther Valley.