Blue Bombers top Lehighton
Palmerton's soccer team and Lehighton's volleyball team both scored wins over TIMES NEWS area rivals on Monday.
Palmerton scored a 3-2 non-conference victory over Lehighton.
The Indians took a 2-1 halftime lead on goals from Anthony Rossino and Austin Schlosser. Dylan Furry scored the Bombers' lone first half goal.
Palmerton's Austin Shupp knotted the game at 2-2 early in the second half before Corey Leonard added the eventual game-winning goal with 25:25 left. Spencer Shigo and Furry earned assists.
Codi Sigley and Richard Roselli split time in front of the Bombers' net and combined for 12 saves, while Indian keeper Shane Fordyce ended up with 10 saves.
Palmerton moves to 3-13, while Lehighton slips to 2-16.
Zachary Pattison scored with 1:27 left in the game to lift Catasauqua to a 4-3 non-conference win over visiting Jim Thorpe.
Pattison also tallied in the first half for the Roughies, who also received goals from Andrew Contreras and Justin Boss.
Jim Thorpe scored on an own goal in the first half, while Corey Ligenza added another on an assist from Steven Principe. In the second half, Principe scored with Ligenza gaining the assist.
Justin Kaminski finished with 16 saves for Jim Thorpe, while his counterpart Gunnar Pattison finished with six.
Pen Argyl gained a 2-1 overtime win over Palmerton in Colonial League action.
Greta Hartsell scored the Bombers' goal with Kylee Turko adding the assist.
The Green Knights' Kassy Beckage took a set-up from Sara Cinelli to tie the game in the second half.
With six minutes left in OT, the Knights' Sydney Baker earned the game-winner off Cinelli's second assist.
Lydia Anthony recorded eight saves in front of the Bombers' cage, while the Knights' Oriana Eichner finished with 14.
Lehighton pulled out a 25-15, 25-23, 25-11 victory over host Jim Thorpe.
Jacki Jordon paced the Indians' attack with 10 digs, nine kills and two aces, while Krista Rehrig chipped in with 23 assists and four digs. Kayla Troutman contributed eight digs and an ace.
The Olympians' Amanda Petrin recorded 10 digs, while Alexandria Ventrella (six kills) and Melissa Weber (five digs, three aces) also aided their team's cause.
Jim Thorpe won the JV game, 30-28, 25-18.