Indians, Raiders get wins
The Lehighton golf team and Tamaqua girls tennis team both posted victories on Friday.
Lehighton picked up its first golf victory of the year, as the Indians knocked off East Stroudsburg North in Mountain Valley Conference action, 14 1/2-9 1/2.
North's Ken Dixon won the medalist honors with a 79. He was the only Timberwolf to shoot below 100.
Lehighton (1-2) were led by Alden Everett's 93. Jake Hoats (94), Nick Mantz (95) and PJ Salerno (96) shot under 100 as well.
Lehighton 14 1/2,
East Stroudsburg North 9 1/2
Ken Dixon (ESN) def. PJ Salerno, 3-0; Nick Mantz (L) def. Jon Kraemer, 2-1; Jake Hoats (L) def. Drew Neipor, 3-0; Darren Wanamaker (L) def. Evan Byrne, 2-1; Jesse Sabol (L) tied Anthony Montanta, 1 1/2-1 1/2; Jayden Hensley (L) def. Mike Rossio, 3-0; Alden Everett (L) def. April Paz, 3-0; Aaron Aguiles (ESN) won 3-0 by forfeit.
Played at Terra Greens, par 72
Blue Mountain had three golfers shoot in the 70s and ran away from Tamaqua, winning 303-372
Tyler Marcotte led the Blue Eagles with a two-over 72. James Bromwell (74) and Adam Bear (76) also went below 80.
The Raiders (1-4) were led by Mike Weinert's 88.
Blue Mt. 303, Tamaqua 372
BLUE MT. (303)
Tyler Marcotte 72, James Bromwell 74, Adam Bear 76, Jimmy Dietz 81
Mike Weinert 88, Nick Toth 93, CJ Shellhammer 95, Matt Stanek 96
Played at Villas Crossing, par 70
Allentown Central Catholic blanked Jim Thorpe for a 5-0 victory.
The Lady Vikings' Linda Nguyen, Caroline Bondi and Colleen Topper swept singles' play.
The Olympians slip to 1-1 on the early season.
ACC 5, Jim Thorpe 0
Linda Nguyen (ACC) def. Kasey Herman 6-1, 6-0; Caroline Bondi (ACC) def. Gabbi Binder 6-0, 6-1; Colleen Topper (ACC) def. Haley Cope 6-0, 6-0
Christina Witmer/Josie Airoldi (ACC) def. Carly Marzen/Gabby Kline 6-0, 6-0; Bronte Grigoruk/Jen Hildebrandt (ACC) def. Maria Donati/Lindsay Capper 6-0, 6-0
Tamaqua took both doubles matches and went on to defeat William Allen, 3-2 in non-league action.
The doubles teams of Emily Hansler/Taylor Urban and Laine Confer/Tannar Urban each won in straight sets for the Lady Raiders. Hansler/Urban squeaked out a tight one, winning 7-5, 7-6 (7-5), while Confer/Urban won easily, 6-0, 6-0.
Carly Fenstemacher posted the other victory for the locals in the No. 3 singles match.
Tamaqua 3, William Allen 2
Jelena Bajic (WA) def. Vicky Krause, 6-1, 6-0; Keri Hortz (WA) def. Sarah Zoba, 6-2, 6-0; Carly Fenstemacher (T) def. Rebehah Gorga
Emily Hansler/Taylor Urban (T) def. Scorlin Aluorez/ Nicole Juricek, 7-5, 7-6 (7-5); Laine Confer/Tannar Urban (T) def. Myeisna Horri/Adam Snaw, 6-0, 6-0.