Marian golfers remain perfect
Marian stayed perfect on the young golf season, while Tamaqua and Weatherly came up on the short end in scholastic action on Tuesday.
All four Colts ended up with scores under 90 in a 329-354 win over Williams Valley. Eric Mason led the way with a 79. Mike Gottstein (82), Mark Postupack (82) and Josh Green (86) rounded out the scoring.
Marian is now 3-0 on the year.
Marian 329, Williams Valley 354
Eric Mason 79, Mike Gottstein 82, Mark Postupack 82, Josh Green 86
WILLIAMS VALLEY (354)
Gary Diegirt 84, Colin Harrison 89, Dennis Jansen 90, Tristan Merwine 91
Played at Lykens Valley, par 71
Pine Grove's Nevin Brosius shot a 79 and led the Cardinals to a 333-381 golf victory over Tamaqua.
All four scorers for Pine Grove shot below a 87.
Mike Weinert was the lone Blue Raider to shoot under 90, as he finished with an 85. Teammate Travis Miller was close behind with a 91.
Tamaqua falls to 1-3 (1-3) on the year.
Pine Grove 333, Tamaqua 381
Pine Grove (333)
Nevin Brosius 79, Tristan White 82, Zeth Zerbe 85, Ty Zimmerman 87
Mike Weinert 85, Travis Miller 91, Matt Stanek 101, Jackson George 104
Played at Villas Crossing, par 70
Minersville had three golfers shoot below an 85 and went on to beat Weatherly, 346-412.
The Miners were led by Nick Mione and his 76. Teammates Dan Myers (83) and Austin Moffat (84) each shot in the mid-80s as well.
Weatherly's Rob Adams led the team with a 90. Josh Reiner added a 98.
Minersville 346, Weatherly 412
Nick Mione 76, Dan Myers 83, Austin Moffat 84, Brandon Panly 103
Rob Adams 90, Josh Reiner 98, Tanner Titus 102, Garrett Titus 122
Played at Mountain Valley, par 71
Blue Mountain blanked Tamaqua, winning 5-0 on the road.
Carly Fenstermacher was the only Lady Raider singles' player to push her match to three sets. She won the second set 6-1 before losing 6-2 in the third set.
The local doubles team of Taylor Urban and Emily Hansler also managed to go three sets. They won the first set 6-4 prior to dropping the next two.
Blue Mt. 5, Tamaqua 0
Aubrey Abel (BM) def. Victoria Krouse, 6-0, 6-0; Rebecca Lulchsuk (BM) def. Sarah Zoba, 6-1, 6-1; Anne Schu (BM) def. Carly Fenstermacher, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2.
Emily Heffner/Vio (BM) def. Taylor Urban/Emily Hansler, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1; Lauren Haupt/ Priya Ranganath (BM) def. Laine Confer/Tannar Urban, 6-3, 6-0.