Marian golfers go 14-0 to repeat as Division II champs
Alex Mansour of Pleasant Valley moves in front of Lehighton's Nick Kern as the two try to take possession of the ball during Monday's Mountain Valley Conference soccer match. The Bears won, 8-1. BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS
Marian repeated as Schuylkill League Division II golf champs finishing with an unblemished 14-0 record with three wins on Monday.
Marian-Mahanoy Area-Nativity-Williams Vy.
The Colts knocked off Mahanoy Area by 67 strokes, Nativity by 10 strokes and Williams Valley by 20 strokes to earn the accomplish for the second year in a row.
All four of the Colts scored in the 80's. Josh Green carded medalist honors with a match-low 80.
Josh Green 80, Brandon Dopira 83, Mark Postupack 86, Chris Postupack 89
MAHANOY AREA (405)
Josh Breinich 91, Josh Shaup 93, Tyler Davies 104, Cade Casserly 107
Luke Fowler 81, Bailey High 88, Cody Chaklos 88, Matt Clay 91
WILLIAMS VALLEY (358)
Mitch Carl 85, Noah Crisswell 90, Cary Diegert 90, Tyler Yanoscak 93
Played at Mountain Valley, par 72
Northwestern-No. Dame ES
All five Tiger golfers broke 90 as they defeated the Spartans 422-509 in a Colonial Match played at Great Bear C.C.
Cole Miller took medalist honors with a 79.
Cole Miller 79, Mike D'Ancona 85, Nick Vecillio 85, Devin Haddad 85, Stephen Reitz 88.
NO. DAME (ES) 509
Mark Lasewicz 88, Justin Valenti 92, Megan St. Ledger 104, Matt Lasewicz 110, Nick Curran 115.
Played at Great Bear C.C., par 71
Ben Andrews fired a one-under 71 and helped lead his Bombers to a 449-455 victory over Colonial League foe Pen Argyl.
Teammate Billy Heinich helped out with an 80. Cody Peters (97), Alex Raub (99) and Ke-Koa Mook (102) rounded out the scoring.
Palmerton improved to 5-11 on the year.
Ben Andrews 71, Billy Heinich 80, Cody Peters 97, Alex Raub 99, Ke-Koa Mook 102
PEN ARGYL (455)
Jay Young 86, Matt Kukla 91, Jake Zanette 92, Ryan DeJesso 93, Ryan Barry 93
Played at Blue Ridge Country Club, par 72.
Pleasant Vy.-PM West
Nick Tanacredi fired a 75 to take medalist honors and give Pocono Mountain West an 11 1/2-6 1/2 win over Pleasant Valley in MVC action.
Kyle Adamonis and Colin Cook were winners for the Bears.
PM West 11 1/2, Pleasant Vy. 6 1/2
Nick Tanacredi (PMW) def. Andrew Hansen 3-0; James Iversen (PMW) def. Alex Kaye 2 1/2-1/2; Kevin Norton (PMW) def. Bryan Baumgartner 2 1/2-1/2; Kyle Adamonis (PV) def. T.J. O'Connor 2 1/2-1/2; Brandon Weimer (PMW) def. Brian Denaro 3-0; Colin Cook (PV) def. Tyler Planchock 3-0.
Played at Pocono Farms, Par 72
East Stroudsburg South won all six of its golf matches with Lehighton and went on to win, 18-0 in MVC action.
Cole Rex led the Indians wit an 84. Teammates PJ Salerno (87) and Nick Mantz (88) also had good rounds.
ES South 18, Lehighton 0
Dan May-Rawding (ESS) def. Nick Mantz, 3-0; Reggie James (ESS) def. Cole Rex, 3-0; Andrew Reeves (ESS) def. PJ Salerno, 3-0; Sean Quinn (ESS) def. Derek Heffelfinger, 3-0; Chris Benner (ESS) def. Alden Everett, 3-0; Kyle Connors (ESS) def. Jesse Sabol, 3-0.
Played at Mahoning Valley, par 72.
Bailey Roos and Justin Fiorillo each shot under 80 and helped Pottsville defeat Tamaqua, 323-351.
Roos and Fiorillo shot a 76 and a 79 respectively.
Matt Hadesty and Mike Weinert each shot 86s to pace Tamaqua (3-10, 2-7). Colin Johnson added an 89, while Steve Christ fired a 90.
Bailey Roos 76, Justin Fiorillo 79, Greg Merrick 84, Barry Boran 84
Matt Hadesty 86, Mike Weinert 86, Colin Johnson 89, Steve Christ 90
Played at Hidden Valley, par 72.
Pine Grove-Jim Thorpe
Pine Grove squeaked out a Schuylkill League golf victory over Jim Thorpe, winning 362-369.
The Olympians' Dean Di'Bonifazio shot a three-over 75 and was the medalist on the day.
Nevin Brosius led the Cardinals with an 86.
PINE GROVE (362)
Nevin Brosius 86, Ty Zimmerman 91, Zach Zerbe 91, Brandon Mills 94
JIM THORPE (369)
Dean Di'Bonifazio 75, Mitch Hoffman 91, Kevin Jaskot 97, Tyler McGeehan 106
Played at Mahoning Valley, par 72.
Pleasant Valley scored four goals in each half and defeated Lehighton, 8-1 in MVC play.
The Bears (7-1, 3-0) were led by Ricky Forte's hat-trick. Teammate Chris Neff chipped in with two goals, while Michael Masullo, Anthony Ruiz and Nick Corralis added a goal apiece.
Lehighton's (2-5, 1-4) only goal was scored by Anthony Rossino. Luke Millen assisted on the play.
Pleasant Valley outshot Lehighton 37-5 for the game.
Tiffany Hendricks had two goals for Palisades and led the Pirates to a 2-0 victory over Northern Lehigh in Colonial League action.
The Pirates outshot the Bulldogs 10-8. Palisades goalie Meghan Hughes made four saves, while Nolehi goalie Nicole Horn had 10 saves.
The Bulldogs fell to 4-4 (4-2) on the season.
Melissa Boyd's hat-trick sparked Saucon Valley to a 5-1 Colonial League victory over Palmerton.
The Panthers' Courtney Cawey and Kimmy Kelly recorded single goals.
Kyla Rodrigues scored the Bombers' lone goal in the opening half.
The Bombers' keeper Lydia Anthony finished with 14 saves, while the Panthers' Julie Carr ended up with two.
Palmerton slipped to 1-5 in the league, while Saucon Valley improved to 5-1.
Caileigh Landrigan went onto score a hat-trick to fuel Northwestern to a 8-1 Colonial League win over Wilson.
Paige Horner added two goals and two assists for the Tigers, while Jenn Groller chipped in with two goals and an assist.
Tiffany Guman recorded a single goal, while Sara Jones was credited with an assist.
Sam Rex finished with four saves between the Northwestern posts, while Taylor Hitzel and Sami Sostorecz split keeper duties for Wilson combining for 15 saves.
Tamaqua (7-2, 4-1) used the strength of a balanced scoring attack and fine goalkeeping to score a 5-0 victory over Nativity.
Kayla Hope and Ali Updike tallied first half goals for the Blue Raiders, while Kailee Rottet scored goals in the second half. Teammate Cady O'Malley finished off the Blue Raiders' scoring with a single goal.
Hope was credited with the lone assist for the Blue Raiders.
Tamaqua's keeper Chey Bates grabbed seven saves to preserve her third shutout of the season.
Jim Thorpe-No. Schuylkill
The Olympians scored four goals in each half and rolled to a 8-3 victory over the Spartans.
Caitlin LIscinski had a hat trick and one assist and Kristin Lawrence scored twice and had three assists to lead the Jim Thorpe attack. Cat Condley scored a goal and added one assist. Monica Eckley and Chelsea Smelas also added goals.
Condley and Smelas also split goalkeeping duties with Condley making 11 saves and Smelas 15.
The Spartans actually outshot the Olympians 33-30.
The Hurricanes stayed tied for first place in Division II with a 3-0 victory over the Wreckers.
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Pleasant Vy.-ES South
Bailey Normann and Sierra Marshall picked up wins in singles and doubles to help the Cavaliers get past the Bears 4-3 in an MVC tennis match.
Lauren Heckelman won the lone singles match for the Bears, while Emily Skutnik and Nicole Reeder won at No. 2 doubles and Karli Williams and Erin Dougherty won No. 3 doubles.
ES South 4, Pleasant Valley 3
Bailey Normann (ESS) def. Kristin Cook, 6-2, 6-0; Sierra Marshall (ESS) def. Sarah Elmontacir, 4-6, 6-0, 6-1; Lauren Heckelman (PV) def. Milena Rashkova, 6-2, 6-3.
Bailey Normann/Sierra Marshall (ESS) def. Kristin Cook/Sarah Elmontacir, 6-3, 6-3; Emily Skutnik/Nicole Reeder (PV) def. Kaitlyn Joffe/Celine Camacho, 6-7(5-7), 6-2, 6-3; Karli Williams/Erin Dougherty (PV) def. Mackenzie Strunk/Elaina Clarke, 1-6, 6-2, 6-4; Sabryna Hunt/Liz Miller (ESS) def. Michelle Ubbens/Melissa Smith, 6-3, 6-3.
Panther Valley got the best of Mahanoy Area for a 25-9, 25-17, 25-11 win.
Stephanie Kachelries led the Panthers' attack with 16 service points, six aces and five kills, while Chrissy Micholik added 11 service points and four aces.
Deanna Focht chipped in with nine kills, eight service points and two aces for PV (4-2) while Lyndsay Kusko added five service points and nine digs.
Pocono Mountain West
Pleasant Valley rolled to a 25-3, 25-10, 25-9 Mountain Valley Conference win in straight sets over Pocono Mountain West.
Brittni Cumberland led the Bears(8-1, 3-0) with 17 assists and six kills. Teammate Kayla Dorney added 11 kills and two aces.