Tamaqua boys, PV girls notch victories
The Tamaqua boys' and Panther Valley girls' basketball teams notched wins, while Palmerton, Panther Valley and Tamaqua took to the wrestling mats.
The Blue Raiders held a 20-point halftime lead and cruised to the win over Schuylkill Haven, 58-35.
Zach Wargula's 14 points, Brett Kosciolek's 13 and Jake Fegley's 10 led the scoring for Tamaqua.
Brandon Weiser led the 'Canes in the losing effort.
Tamaqua won the JV game, 57-18, as Mike Weinert's 12 points and Drew Chartier's 11 led the way.
Weiser 5-1-2-12, Webb 0-0-0-0, Lord 0-0-0-0, Moyer 2-3-10-7, Bubeck 2-4-7-9, Fanelli 0-0-0-0, Kerschner 3-0-1-7. TOTALS: 12-8-20-35.
Nunemacher 1-0-0-2, Wargula 4-2-2-14, Fegley 4-2-2-10, B. Rottet 1-0-0-2, Frantz 0-0-0-0, Kosciolek 4-2-2-13, Kurek 3-1-1-7, Ty. Skripko 0-0-0-0, D. Rottet 0-1-2-1, Kehl 0-0-0-0, Krell 3-3-3-9, Tr. Skripko 0-0-0-0, Hartung 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 20-11-12-58.
Schuylkill Haven 5 9 7 14 - 35
Tamaqua 15 19 13 11 - 58
Three pointers: SH - Weiser 1, Bubeck 1, Kerschner 1; T - Wargula 4, Kosciolek 3.
The Lady Panthers outscored Weatherly in every quarter to cruise to a 44-18 win.
Trayvonda Rice led all scorers with 11 for PV (5-2), while teammate MaryJane Thomas added 10.
Weatherly was led by Devon Bizarre with five.
Weatherly prevented the sweep with a 40-34 JV win.
Galada 0-0-0-0, Panzarella 0-0-0-0, J. Dougherty 0-2-4-2, Heister 0-1-4-1, Boyarski 1-1-5-3, E. Dougherty 1-1-4-3, Adamczyk 2-1-4-5, Bizarre 2-0-0-4, Polchin 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 6-6-21-18.
Whildin 1-0-2-2, Blasko 2-0-0-4, Kehrli 0-0-0-0, Phillips 0-0-0-0, Jacobs 0-0-0-0, M. Markovich 1-0-0-2, Thomas 5-0-0-10, Paul 0-0-0-0, Rice 5-1-2-11, O. Markovich 3-0-0-7, Cunfer 3-0-0-6, Zlock 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 21-1-4-44.
Weatherly 6 4 2 6 - 18
Panther Valley 18 10 9 6 - 44
Three pointers: W - none; PV - O. Markovich 1.
Panther Valley, Palmerton-Bethlehem Catholic Christmas City Tournament
Palmerton advanced six wrestlers to the quarterfinal round and four moved on to today's semifinal round in the Christmas City Tournament held at Bethlehem Catholic High School putting the Blue Bombes in second place in the team standings behind the host Golden Hawks.
Josh Evans recorded a 10-3 decision at 113 pounds over Ryan Brooks of first Colonial. At 126 pounds, Dillon Masington decisioned Justin Elik of Wilkes-Barre Meyers, 7-1. Cody Grohotolski dec. Adam Russek 3-0 at 152 and Kane Kralik recorded a pin in 4:37 over Panther Valley's Ryan Shubeck in 4:37.
The Bombers' Sam Oberlander lost by a fall in 7:27 to Wyoming Valley West's Travis Roper at 120 pounds and Joey Bubble dropped a 14-0 major decision to Joe Dallesandro of Pius X.
Panther Valley's Lenny Ogozalek also reached the quarterfinals, but lost to Dylan Booth of Port Jervis 5-0.
The Blue Raiders participated in the Annual Holiday Wrestling Tournament at Berwick and returned home with a 1-4 record.
Individually for the locals, Colin Mashack finished the weekend 5-0, whie Evan Mashack was 4-1 with three pins. Nick Toth picked up three pins as well, while Dylan Rinkiewicz and Luke Matsago both won three bouts.
Troy 48, Tamaqua 30
106 - Ethan Calkins (TR) won by forfeit
113 - Colin Mashack (TA) won by forfeit
120 - Clint Vermilya (TR) won by forfeit
126 - Chad Vermilya (TR) pinned Steve Matukonis in 3:35
132 - Dylan Rinkiewicz (TA) pinned Isaac Havens in 2:45
138 - Nick Burce (TR) won by forfeit
145 - Nick Stephani (TR) pinned Nick Toth in :52
152 - Evan Mashack (TA) pinned Josh Tedesco in 1:17
160 - Brandon Silkowski (TA) pinned Blake Colton in 2:19
170 - Landis Zimmerman (TR) won by forfeit
182 - David Sullivan (TR) won by forfeit
195 - Blair Bennett (TR) won by forfeit
220 - Briar Jenkins (TR) pinned Austin Chartier in 1:40
285 - Luke Matsago (TA) pinned Skyler Drake in 1:10
So. Columbia 45, Tamaqua 27
106 - Noah Carl (SC) won by forfeit
113 - Colin Mashack (T) tech. fall Brett Shepard in 4:05
120 - Kent Lane (SC) won by forfeit
126 - Justin Janovich (SC) pinned Steven Matukonis in 3:05
132 - Dylan Rinkiewicz (T) maj. dec. Connor Houseknecht, 13-3
138 - Thad Burke (SC) won by forfeit
145 - Nick Toth (T) pin Diego Otero in 2:40
152 - Evan Mashack (T) won by forfeit
160 - Brandon Silkowski (T) won by forfeit
170 - Jordan Swisher (SC) won by forfeit
182 - Ben Clark (SC) won by forfeit
195 - Double forfeit
220 - Jake Becker (SC) pinned Austin Chartier in 2:10
285 - Trent Donlan (SC) dec. Luke Matsago, 4-1
Dallas 45, Tamaqua 24
106 - Double forfeit
113 - Colin Mashack (T) dec. Dominic Degraba, 4-1
120 - Aaron Kliamovich (D) dec. Derek Hill, 14-7
126 - Eric Young (D) pinned Steve Matukonis in 1:37
132 - Dylan Rinkiewicz (T) won by forfeit
138 - Steven Mingey (D) won by forfeit
145 - Nick Toth (T) pinned Zach Macosky in 1:59
152 - Kris Roccograndi (D) pinned Evan Mashack in 2:57
160 - Connor Martinex (D) dec. Brandon Silkowski, 12-7
170 - Dominic Oliveri (D) won by forfeit
182 - Ryan Kozloski (D) won by forfeit
195 - Alex Mangenella (D) won by forfeit
220 - Ryan Monk (D) pinned Austin Chartier in :40
285 - Luke Matsago (T) won by forfeit
Tamaqua 39, Moshannon Valley 36
113 - Colin Mashack (T) won by forfeit
120 - Derek Hill (T) dec. Andrew Ohler, 15-11
126 - Bryce Bloom (MV) pinned Steve Matukonis in 3:11
132 - Dylan Rinkiewicz (T) pinned Dylan Dudalski in 2:37
138 - Samuel Ohler (MV) pinned Dustin Silkowski in 2:35
145 - Nick Toth (T) pinned Michael Selvage in 1:40
152 - Evan Mashack (T) pinned Tanner Dipko in 2:15
160 - Brandon Silkowksi (T) won by forfeit
170 - Tyler Martin (MV) won by forfeit
182 - Dylan Ludwig (MV) won by forfeit
195 - James Stodart (MV) won by forfeit
220 - Double forfeit
285 - Luke Matsago (T) pinned Jack Bunnell in 2:56
Berwick 69, Tamaqua 12
106 - Dakota Conner (B) won by forfeit
113 - Colin Mashack (T) pinned Aaron Preston in :18
120 - Peter Talanca (B) pinned Derek Hill in 4:30
126 - Andrew Woznock (B) pinned Steve Matukonis in 2:14
132 - Austin Soboleski (B) dec. Dylan Rinkiewicz, 11-5
138 - Kevin Laubach (B) pinned Dustin Silkowski in 1:00
145 - Zach Kyttle (B) pinned Nick Toth in 2:47
152 - Evan Mashack (T) pinned Dalton Arner in :46
160 - Anthony Talanca (B) pinned Brandon Silkowski in 3:27
170 - William Masteller (B) won by forfeit
182 - Ismael Vaquiz (B) won by forfeit
195 - Isaac Moyer (B) won by forfeit
220 - Jake Jola (B) won by forfeit
285 - Tyler Ohl (B) pinned Luke Matsago in 3:47