Pleasant Vy. girl runners top Stroudsburg
RON GOWER/TIMES NEWS Lehighton's Dave Magyar crossed the tape with a time of 20:15 as the top local finisher.
The Pleasant Valley girls and the Stroudsburg boys came away with Mountain Valley Conference victories.
Seven Lady Bears finished in the "top 10" to lead Pleasant Valley to the 22-37 victory. Sam Klingel placed second (20:38) for the Bears, finishing 23 seconds behind Stroudsburg's Kiana Tucker (20:15).
In the boys race, Stroudsburg posted a 23-35 victory behind Mark Pfaeffle's winning time of 17:12. Pleasant Valley's Dan Rose finished in second place with a time of 17:30.
Stroudsburg 23, Pleasant Valley 35
1. Mark Pfaeffle (S) 17:12, 2. Dan Rose (PV) 17:30, 3. Karim Osman (S) 17:35, 4. Matt Koch (S), 5. Alex Larkin (PV), 6. Thomas O'Leary (PV), 7. Thang De Sa (S), 8. Mike Stuart (S), 9. Andy McLynch (S), 10. Tim Landis (PV).
Pleasant Valley 22, Stroudsburg 37
1. Kiana Tucker (S) 20:15, 2. Sam Klingel (PV) 20:38, 3. Dana McAllister (PV) 20:44, 4. Kaitlyn Smith (PV), 5. Stacy Wojy (PV), 6. Justina McLaughlin (S), 7. Sarah Myles (S), 8. Stephanie Palmer (PV), 9. Brittany Dunay (PV), 10. Abby Kaspszyk (PV).
ES North-ES South-Lehighton
Lehighton dropped a pair of cross country decisions to East Stroudsburg North and East Stroudsburg South.
The boys were handed a one-point setback to North (27-28), while South posted a 16-45 victory over the Indians. Lehighton's Dave Magyar crossed the tape with a time of 20:15 to lead all Lehighton runners.
In the girls meet, Lehighton didn't have enough girls to qualify for scoring (15-50 loss to North and a double forfeit loss with South). Emily Oldt finished with a first-place time of 23:10 to pace the Indians.
ES South 16, Lehighton 45
ES North 27, Lehighton 28
1. Kennard Wilson (ESS) 18:51, 2. Jeremy Rigotti (ESN) 19:04, 3. Matt Haberle (ESS) 19:40, 4. Peter Bank (ESS), 5. Jon Schlage (ESS), 6. Dave Magyar (L), 7. Elijah Murphy (ESS), 8. Mike Vito (ESS), 9. Kendrick Diaz (ESN), 10. Jeremy Gornick (L).
ES North 15, Lehighton 50
ES South 0, Lehighton 0
1. Emily Oldt (L) 23:10, 2. Melynna Vazquez (ESN) 24:45, 3. Lian Mlodzienski (ESN) 24:55, 4. Amanda Hanna (ESN), 5. Amanda Acabou (L), 6. Alyssa Schleicher (L), 7. Melissa Vazquez (ESN), 8. Jordan Coulter (ESN).
Laura Cinelli scored once in each half and led Pen Argyl to a 2-1 victory over Palmerton in Colonial League play.
The Knights (6-2) outshot the Bombers 28-18 for the contest.
Jessica Pereira tallied Palmerton's only goal. Karly Cesare assisted on the play.
Pottsville's Cody Schaeffer scored a goal in overtime to lift the Crimson Tide to a 2-1 win over the Olympians.
Luke DiCello gave Pottsville a 1-0 lead and then Matt Rich tied it with a first half goal for the Olympians.
Pottsville outshot Jim Thorpe 17-14. Jim Thorpe goalie Justin Kaminski had 13 saves, while Tide keeper Casey Guers had seven.
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Matt Elliott scored twice for the Crusaders and led his team to a 2-0 shutout of Colonial League foe Northern Lehigh.
The Bulldogs' keeper, Justin Molitoris, did his best by making 16 saves in net.
Palisades used two first-half goals to hold off Northwestern, 2-1 in Colonial League play.
Nick Misera scored the Tigers' only goal. Teammate Chris Rice assisted on the play.
Northwestern is now 5-2-1.
Salisbury routed Palmerton in a Colonial League match, 10-1.
Sean Adams netted a hat-trick for the Falcons, with teammate Sean Baker adding two others.
The Bombers' lone goal was scored by Garrett Scott.
Cesare Picone scored a goal in each half and helped his Tamaqua soccer team defeat Nativity, 2-0.
Both goals came late in their respective halves. The first was scored with 9:01 left in the first half, while the second was scored with 3:36 to go in regulation.
Zack Lakitsky made one save in net to preserve the shutout for the Raiders.
Palmerton scored a 448-480 victory over Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg to improve its record to 6-11 on the season.
Ben Andrews fired a 2-over par 74 to lead the Ben Andrews fired a 2-over par 74 to lead the Bombers.
For Notre Dame, Matt Long and Mark Lasewicz both carded 76.
Ben Andrews 74, Billy Heinrich 80, Ke-Koa Mook 94, Brett Snyder 98, Cody Peters 102.
NOTRE DAME (E.S.) (480)
Matt Long 76, Mark Lasewicz 76, Megan St. Leger 105, Nick Curran 107, Matt Lasewicz 116.
Played at Blue Ridge Country Club, Par 72.
Panther Valley-Schuylkill Haven
Panther Valley improved to 15-2 on the season with a convincing 351-404 victory over Schuylkill Haven.
Kory Lopata fired an 82 to lead the Panthers, while Mike Hadesty and Evan Nevenglosky both carded 88.
Haven's Shane Berger was the low man with a 96.
PANTHER VALLEY (351)
Kory Lopata 82, Mike Hadesty 88 Evan Nevenglosky 88, Robbie Knipper 93.
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN (404)
Shane Berger 96, Phil Dohner 99, Doug Steffy 104, Ian Glanzmann 105.
Played at Hidden Valley Golf Course, Par 72.
Jim Thorpe-Blue Mtn.
Blue Mountain cruised to a 5-0 shutout victory over Jim Thorpe.
Kali Boyer, Rebecca Lukasak and Hannah Heckman posted straight-set singles victories for the Eagles.
The loss dropped the Olympians to 3-9 on the year.
Blue Mountain 5, Jim Thorpe 0
Kali Boyer (BM) def. Ellyn Tomko 6-0, 6-1; Rebecca Lukasak (BM) def. Anna Domingo 6-1, 6-3; Hannah Heckman (BM) def. Marissa Farra 6-1, 6-1.
Vio Boyer/Anne Schu (BM) def. Alexandrea Mosteller/Katie Jones 7-5, 6-4; Marcy Schu/Krissy Hatter (BM) def. Gabby Kline/Kasey Herman 6-0, 6-0.
The Hurricanes handed the Olympians a loss by scores of 25-21, 25-17, 25-20.
Brittany Holland had 11 assists, while Alex Ventrella and Shannon Green each had five kills.
Jim Thorpe managed to win the JV game 25-19, 21-25, 25-21.
Marian continued its winning ways with a 25-9, 25-19, 25-12 sweep of Lourdes.
Marykate Sherkness had 22 kills and five digs to lead Marian (5-0), while Rachel Krajcirik dished off 34 assists to go along with 13 service points (four aces) and eight digs.
Taylor Mele added four kills, 12 service points (seven aces) and 12 digs, while Kathleen Reilly and Tori Vadyak tacked on five and three kills respectively. Cathleen Cataldo also had a big night behind the service line for the Fillies with 19 points in addition to 11 digs.
In the JV game, Marian was a 25-12, 25-14 winner.
Weatherly picked up its fifth victory of the year by sweeping Williams Valley, 25-13, 25-14, 25-15.
Brittany Hinkle and Sarah Dolinsky each played well on both offense and defense. Hinkle recorded 11 kills and 19 digs, while Dolinsky had 10 kills and 15 digs.
Fellow Wrecker Alyssa Kephart helped the team's cause with seven kills and 15 digs. Rachel Heister added 17 assists.
Weatherly's JV also won, 25-16, 25-16.