Colts and Panthers win golf matches
Marian and Panther Valley came away with Schuylkill League golf wins to highlight scholastic action on Tuesday.
Lourdes Regional-Jim Thorpe
The visitors' Neil Channa and Ali Singh fired rounds of 82 and 86 to lead Lourdes to a Schuylkill League win, 366-390, over the Olympians.
The Olympians' Dean DiBonifazio led the locals with a team-low round of 85.
LOURDES REGIONAL (366)
Neil Channa 82, Ali Singh 86, Chris Loftus 96, Dan Costa 102
JIM THORPE (390)
Dean DiBonifazio 85, Mitch Hoffman 94, Kevin Jaskot 105, Tyler McGeehan 106
Played at Mahoning Valley CC, par 72.
The top four Colts bested the best Minersville golfer and beat the Miners, 322-410 in Schuylkill League play.
Nick Kweder led the way for all golfers with a medalist effort 76 and Eric Mason had a 78.
Nick Mione's 89 was best for the Miners.
Nick Kweder 76, Eric Mason 78, Josh Green 84, Mark Postupack 84.
Nick Mione 89, Dan Meyers 95, Austin Moffett 111, Mitchell Melewsky 115.
Played at Mountain Valley, Par 72.
Mahanoy Area-Schuylkill Haven-Panther Valley
The Panthers downed visiting Schuylkill Haven and Mahanoy Area.
Kory Lopata's medalist round (77) helped the Panthers put together a team score of 325, besting Mahanoy's 379 and Haven's 388.
Phil Dohner's 88 was tops from the 'Canes, while John Brinich shot a 90 to lead the Golden Bears.
Matt Tucker's 80 helped his team improve to 5-0 on the season.
MAHANOY AREA (379)
John Brinich 90, Josh Shaup 93, Cade Casserly 96, Tyler Davies 100;
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN (388)
Phil Dohner 88, Eric Geiger 98, Doug Steffy 100, Ian Glanzman 102
PANTHER VALLEY (325)
Kory Lopata 77, Matt Tucker 80, Scott Nevenglosky 82, Mike Hadesty 86
Played at Villas Crossing, par 70
Weatherly suffered two golf setbacks to Williams Valley and Nativity.
Alex Mansell led Nativity with a 77. Teammates Cody Chaklos (80), Bailey High (86) and Mark Clay (89) all shot under 90 as well.
Weatherly was paced by James Belletiere's 103.
Alex Mansell 77, Cody Chaklos 80, Bailey High 86, Mark Clay 89
WILLIAMS VALLEY (362)
Taylor Yanoscak 88, Gary Diegert 90, Collin Harrison 90, Mitch Karl 94
James Belletiere 102, Josh Reimer 103, Robert Adams 114, Tanner Titus 130
Played at Mt. Laurel, par 72
Hazleton spoiled Jim Thorpe's home opener by handing it a 5-0 setback.
Maria Notaro, Nicole Kracum and Vanessa Grula swept singles' play for the Cougars.
Hazleton 5, Jim Thorpe 0
Maria Notaro (H) def. Ellyn Tomko 6-3, 6-3; Nicole Kracum (H) def. Anna Domingo 6-1, 6-3; Vanessa Grula (H) def. Marissa Farra 7-5, 6-2
Ashley Krijat/Amanda Pleska (H) def. Alex Mosteller/Katie Jones 2-6, 6-4, 7-4; Megan Hudock/MacKensie O'Donnel (H) def. Gabby Kline/Kasey Herman 6-3, 6-2
Tamaqua (1-1) captured three out of four doubles matches to help posts its first victory of the season with a 4-3 win over host William Allen.
Lauren Androkitis scored a victory in single' play to aid in the Blue Raiders' victory.
Tamaqua 4, William Allen 3
Lauren Androkitis (T) def Santana Velez 6-3, 6-3; Jelena Bajic (WA) def Vanessa Wagner 7-5, 6-4; Laura Luu (WA) def Jordan Nowacki 0-6, 6-2, 6-4
Jelena Bajic/Laura Luu (WA) def Lauren Androkitis/Jordan Nowacki 8-2; Vicky Krouse/Nicky Mateyak (T) def Dayanna DeLaRosa/Heather Ott 6-4, 6-2; Taylor Urban/Sarah Zoba (T) def Vanessa Crespo/Danielle White 1-6, 6-2, 7-5; Laine Confer/Caitlen Metzger (T) def Escarlin Alvarez/Geneod Moran 6-1, 6-1