Bears, Tigers win
Pleasant Valley and Northwestern both posted victories in scholastic golf action on Wednesday.
Salisbury-Notre Dame -Northwestern
Northwestern Lehigh opened the Colonial League regular season with a complete sweep with a 410-475 win over Salisbury and a 410-421 victory over Notre Dame of Green Pond.
The Tigers' Cole Miller and the Crusaders' Rich Trapp tied for medalists honors with a match low of 76.
Stephen Reitz followed his Tigers' teammate with a solid round also as he carded a next best 77.
Cole Miller 76, Stephen Reitz 77, Nick Vecellio 80, Mike Hontz 87, Tyler Kunsman 90
NOTRE DAME (GP) (421)
Rich Trapp 76, Eamon Marone 81, Matt Stalica 86, Dan MacDonald 89, Alex Stevens 89
Ramon Deeb 89, Connor Forsyth 95, Luke Chassard 86, Austin Bartholomew 100, Christian Jacoby 105
Played at Olde Homestead Golf Club, par 70
Pleasant Vy.-ES North
Pleasant Valley opened Mountain Valley Conference action on the links with a 12-6 match-play victory over East Stroudsburg North.
The Bears' Kyle Adamonis carded medalist honors with a match-low score of 83.
The Bears' Andrew Hanson, Colin Cook and Alex Kaye also knocked off their Panther opponents during the day.
Pleasant Valley 12, ES North 6
Ken Dickson (ESN) def. Brain Brumgardner, 2-1; Connor Huck (ESN) def. Brain Danaro, 3-0; Andrew Hanson (PV) def. Anthony Montante, 3-0; Kyle Adamonis (PV) def. Ryan Slipe, 3-0; Colin Cook (PV) def. Jon Kramer, 2-1; Alex Kaye (PV) def. Travis Maraj, 3-0.
Palmerton-Saucon Valley-Pen Argyl
Palmerton dropped two matches to Saucon Valley and Pen Argyl in a Colonial League tri-meet.
The Bombers suffered a 401-436 setback to the Panthers, while fell to the Green Knights 418-436.
The Bombers' Ben Andrew grabbed medalist honors by scoring a match-low 70 on the day.
Billy Heinich finished with a four-over-par 74 for the Bombers.
Palmerton slips to 0-4 in the early going.
SAUCON VALLEY (401)
Brian Kern 74, Tyler Earle 77, Troy Heffelfinger 79, Dan O'Connell 81, Paul Sloand 90
PEN ARGYL (418)
Jay Young 75, Jake Zannette 83, Ryan DeJesso 84, John Smith 85, Cole Kresch 91
Ben Andrews 70, Billy Heinick 74, Ke-Koa Mook 93, Brett Snyder 97, Alex Raub 102
Played at Saw Mill Golf Course, par 70
Tyler Marcotte's hole-in-one on a par-three Hole No. 16 highlighted Blue Mountain's 316-362 non-league victory over visiting Marian.
The Blue Eagles' Jaimie Cresswell led all golfers with a medalist score of 78.
Blue Mountain teammates Marcotte and Ryan Laudenman both followed with 79's on the day.
Josh Green paced the Colts with a team-low score of 80.
BLUE MOUNTAIN (316)
Jaimie Cresswell 78, Ryan Laudenman 79, Tyler Marcotte 79, Shawn Owens 80.
Josh Green 80, Brandon Dopira 89, Eric Mason 96, Nick Kweder 97