Jim Thorpe girls roll over Weatherly
The Jim Thorpe girls basketball team and the Northwestern wrestling team both posted victories on Wednesday.
Jim Thorpe used a big first half to run away with a 60-35 non-league victory over Weatherly.
Celeste Robinson scored 16 of her game-high 28 points in the first quarter to lead the Olympians. Chelsea Smelas added 13 points for the Thorpe.
Alicia Panzarella went off in the fourth quarter to score all of her team-high 11 points for Weatherly.
Jim Thorpe moves to 2-0 on the season. Weatherly drops to 1-2.
In the JV game, Jim Thorpe recorded a 55-38 win.
Galada 2-1-2-5, Panzarella 2-5-5-11, J. Dougherty 0-1-2-1, Heister 3-0-2-6, Boyarski 1-4-6-6, E. Dougherty 1-0-0-2, Adamczyk 0-0-0-0, Bizarre 0-0-0-0, Polchin 1-2-2-4. TOTALS: 10-13-19-35.
McElmoyle 0-0-0-0, Batts 2-0-0-4, Lawrence 3-1-2-9, Condly 0-0-0-0, Binder 0-0-0-0, Rusbarsky 0-0-0-0, Jaskot 0-0-0-0, Robinson 14-0-1-28, Mosteller 0-0-0-0, Becker 0-0-0-0, Ennis 2-0-0-6, Smelas 5-3-4-13. TOTALS: 26-4-7-60.
Weatherly 8 6 4 17 - 35
Jim Thorpe 21 23 16 0 - 60
Three-pointers: Weatherly - Panzarella 2; JT - Lawrence 2, Ennis 2.
After finding itself in an early hole, Northwestern dug itself out quickly by winning the next seven matches and went to post a 33-30 Colonial League win over Notre Dame of Green Pond.
Trailing 18-0 after three matches, Ethan Keichel sparked a turn-around with a major decision at 138. After that, Alex Russo (152) and Mike Ortiz (160) keyed a 33-0 run with pins, while Mitchell Evans scored a forfeit at 170.
Dave Tirpak added a technical fall at 195, which gave the Tigers enough of a lead to counter for two forfeits to end the match.
Northwestern 33, No. Dame (GP) 30
106 - Double forfeit
113 - Dom Fonte (ND) won by forfeit
120 - Double forfeit
126 - Tom Mazzante (ND) pinned Dave Grace in 3:53
132 - Seever Hoyak (ND) pinned Dylan Faust in 2:37
138 - Ethan Keichel (NW) dec. J.T. Jennings, 9-0
145 - Cole Moyer (NW) dec. Reese Cornish, 9-5
152 - Rex Russo (NW) pinned Dean Fedrizzi in 1:27
160 - Mike Ortiz (NW) pinned Scott Maldonado in 1:01
170 - Mitch Evans (NW) won by forfeit
182 - Levi Veppert (NW) dec. Jon Blank, 10-3
195 - Dave Tirpak (NW) tech. fall Sean Williams, 16-1
220 - Vinnie Nosenzo (ND) won by forfeit
285 - Mike Williams (ND) won by forfeit
No. Lehigh-Saucon Valley
Saucon Valley handed Northern Lehigh a 47-22 Colonial League victory on the mats.
Dylan Hofmann (152) and Kyle Greenawald (170) recorded pins for wins for the Bulldogs. Kyle Schomp added a major decision at 220.
In the junior high match, Saucon Valley cruised to a 76-15 win.
Saucon Valley 47, No. Lehigh 22
106 - Tyler Harka (SV) pinned Ryan Rubio in :21
113 - Nicholas Schneider (SV) major dec. Zach Leiby, 10-2
120 - Brody Bisson (SV) pinned Derek Ferrer in 2:23
126 - Bryan Israel (SV) won by forfeit
132 - Kyle Baumann (NL) dec. Spencer Beaver, 8-7
138 - Paul Sloand (SV) def. Nate Farber, 4-2
145 - Ty Herzog (NL) dec. Nate Gimbar, 7-2
152 - Dylan Hofmann (NL) pinned Sean Miller in :43
160 - Travis Buddock (SV) pinned Marcus Hardiman in 4:23
170 - Kyle Greenawald (NL) pinned Sam Dickey in 3:10
182 - Tyler Evans (SV) pinned Drayton Budhoo in 2:19
195 - Justin Blobe (SV) major dec. Tom Nesfeder, 15-4
220 - Kyle Schomp (NL) major dec. Matt Ehritz, 11-3
285 - Ray O'Donnell (SV) pinned Brandon Loch in 1:35
Palisades handed Palmerton a 45-27 setback in its Colonial League season opener.
The Bombers' Sam Oberlander (120) and Skyler Rosenberry (220) won by fall.
Palmerton slips to 4-2 on the season.
Palisades 45, Palmerton 27
106 - Tighe Cashman (Pali) pinned Dan Russo in 1:59
113 - Josh Evans (Palm) dec. Nick Sanders, 3-1
120 - Sam Oberlander (Palm) pinned Brian Koenig in :23
126 - Peter Wasser (Pali) pinned Dillon Masington in 5:56
132 - Zack Christman (Palm) dec. Christian Gretzinger, 6-1
138 - Steven Mettin (Pali) pinned Jon Christman in :42
145 - Jesse Snyder (Pali) won by forfeit
152 - Zach Graver (Palm) dec. Patrick Campbell, 4-1
160 - Cody Grohotolski (Palm) won by forfeit
170 - Jimmy Kelleher (Pali) pinned Jake Christman in 1:33
182 - Justin Marsh (Pali) pinned Matt Wolfe in :39
195 - Lou Hill (Pali) pinned Andrew Strauss in :22
220 - Skyler Rosenberry (Palm) pinned Aaron Nathans in :45
285 - Mike Roszkowski (Pali) dec. Kane Kralik, 5-4
Wyomissing Area posted a 52-25 non-league victory over Tamaqua.
Brandon Silkowski recorded the Blue Raiders' lone pin at 160, while Evan Mashack scored a major decision at 152.
The Blue Raiders slip to 0-2 on the season.
Wyomissing Area 52, Tamaqua 25
106 - Alex Torres (WA) won by forfeit
113 - Colin Mashack (T) won by forfeit
120 - Derek Hill (T) won by forfeit
126 - Gavin Arredondo (WA) pinned Steven Matukonis in 2:51
132 - Dylan Rynkiewicz (T) dec. Caleb Naylor, 5-0
138 - Mason Smith (WA) pinned Dustin Silkowski in 1:49
145 - Cory Rank (WA) major dec. Nick Toth, 16-3
152 - Evan Mashack (T) major dec. Christopher Eaton, 9-0
160 - Brandon Silkowski (T) pinned Shawn Kilhefner in 2:44
170 - Sandro Sanchez (WA) pinned Adam Toth in 3:17
182 - Sean Clark (WA) won by forfeit
195 - Grayson Helm (WA) won by forfeit
220 - Joshua Naylor (WA) pinned Austin Chartier in 1:10
285 - Malcom White (WA) pinned Luke Matsago in 3:47
Tamaqua cruised to a 76-34 victory over Mahanoy Area.
Dylan Baddick paced the Blue Raiders (2-0) with a game-high 19 points. Nate MacDonald finished with 13.
Tamaqua posted a 41-34 victory over Mahanoy Area.
Zach Coleman led the Blue Raiders (2-0) with 15 points. Matt Minchoff and Russell Blaker followed with 13 and 10 respectively.
Shenandoah posted a 43-22 victory over Tamaqua. Billy Derr lead the way for the Raiders with eight points.
Mahanoy Area edged Tamaqua, 25-24.
Josh Gordon and Zeke Wassell led the Blue Raiders (0-2) with six points apiece.