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Tamaqua, JT girls win soccer matches

Published October 04. 2010 05:00PM

Tamaqua and Jim Thorpe came up with wins in girls soccer, while Northern Lehigh was victorious in field hockey in scholastic action over the weekend.


Pine Grove-Jim Thorpe

Brett Weber's hat trick was enough to propel Pine Grove to a 3-1 Schuylkill League win over Jim Thorpe.

Mike Principe posted the Olympian's lone goal in the second half off a perfect set-up from Benny Mazella.

The Olympians' Justin Kaminiski had 20 saves on the afternoon, while the Cardinals' Justin Renninger notched 11.

No. Lehigh-PM West

Pocono Mountain West came out on top with a 2-1 non-conference win over visiting Northern Lehigh.

Josh Miller led the Panthers with a goal and an assist, while Mike Tarvis added a goal.

Thatcher George scored the Bulldogs' lone goal of a penalty kick.

NL keeper Justin Molitoris grabbed eight saves, while his counterpart Zac Martin finished with five.

Tamaqua-Upper Dauphin

Upper Dauphin used a big second half to escape with a 3-2 Schuylkill League win over visiting Tamaqua.

Zack Lesher, T. Bruner and M. Rebuck all scored second half goals to pace Upper Dauphin's come-from-behind victory.

Gonzalo Cascante accounted for both of the Raiders' goals scoring one in each half. Justin Delp was credited with the assist on the second half one.

Zack Lakitsky posted a single save between the Raiders' posts, while his counterpart M. Crum-Beger finished with four.

Tamaqua finished with a 2-1 win over Upper Dauphin in the JV game.


Halifax needed double overtime to record a 1-0 Schuylkill League win over Weatherly.

Halifax's Alex Erdman posted the goal, while Matt Osenbach was credited the assist.


Nativity-Jim Thorpe

Kristin Lawrence scored with 8:13 left in the overtime period to help give Jim Thorpe a 2-1 Schuylkill League victory over visiting Nativity.

The Olympians' Lawrence scored the game's initial goal with 22:26 left in the second half.

The Cardinals' Chaklos knotted the game up at 1-1 with 20:22 left in the game, which wound up staying the same to force the game into an extra period.

Cat Condly (nine saves) and Chelsea Smelas (no saves) split the Olympians' goalkeeping duties on the evening. Kupernavage recorded eight saves in front of the Golden Girls' net.


Tamaqua rolled to a 5-0 non-conference victory over Halifax, who leads the Schuylkill League Division II.

The Blue Raiders' Ali Updike and Kailee Rottet both scored goals in each half to finish with two goals.

Lauren Mateyak closed out the scoring for the Blue Raiders.

Updike, Natalie Davison and Bryanne Curvey all were credited with assists.

Chey Bates grabbed 13 saves between the Blue Raiders' posts for her fourth shutout of the season.


No. Lehigh-Salisbury

Four different players scored as Northern Lehigh cruised to a 5-1 Colonial League win over Salisbury.

Lauren Zellner paced the Bulldogs with two goals, while Kelsey Follweiler followed with a goal and an assist.

The Bulldogs' Payton Marunich and Rachel Wagner chipped in with single scores, while teammate Taylor Brensinger recorded two assists.

Kennedy Bresnak notched the Falcons' lone goal, while Sukearia Powell earned the assist.

Northern Lehigh improved to 6-5 overall and 6-3 in the CL.


-Moravian Academy

Natalie Drelles scored in overtime to lift Moravian Academy to a 3-2 Colonial League victory over Northwestern Lehigh.

Rachel Redles and Tori Korhammer accounted for the other scores for the Lions, while Lucy Pidcock was credited with an assist.

Sara Jones scored a first half goal for the Tigers, while Caileigh Landrigan recorded one in the second half. Teammate Lauren Horner had both assists.

Sam Rex finished with eight saves for the Tigers, while Zoe Briggs ended up with four for the Lions.


Palisades got the best of Palmerton for a 6-1 Colonial League win.

No other information was provided to the TIMES NEWS.

Pleasant Valley

-William Allen

William Allen handed Pleasant Valley a 2-0 setback in a non-conference showdown over the weekend.

No other information was provided to the TIMES NEWS.

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