Raiders, Tigers both triumph
Tamaqua and Northwestern posted scholastic golf victories on Thursday.
In a backyard rivalry on the links, it was Tamaqua who walked off the course with a 354-413 Schuylkill League victory over host Jim Thorpe.
The Blue Raiders' Nick Toth grabbed medalist honors with a match-low 78.
Jake McGeehan paced the Olympians with a team-low 95.
Nick Toth 78, Mike Weinert 80, Travis Miller 96, Jackson George 100
JIM THORPE (413)
Jake McGeehan 95, Mitch Hoffman 105, Nate Ryals 105, Mike Helmer 108
Played at Villas Crossing, par 70
In Mountain Valley Conference match-play, Pocono Mountain earned a 16 1/2-7 1/2 victory over Lehighton.
The Panthers' Nick Tanacredi led all golfers with a 76, which carded him medalist honors
Jake Hoats led the Indians with an 88.
PM West 16 1/2, Lehighton 7 1/2
Nick Tanacredi (PMW) def. Jake Hoats 3-0, Brandon Weimer (PMW) def. PJ Salerno 3-0, Nick Mantz (L) def. Tyler Planchock 3-0, Adam Planchock (PMW) def. Alden Everett 3-0, Shan Mohamed (PMW) def. Jayden Hensley 2 1/2-1/2, Ryan McKee (PMW) def. Jesse Sabol 1 1/2-1 1/2, Darren Wanamaker (L) def. Spencer O'Connor 2 1/2-1/2, Joe Princetto (PMW) def. Liz Reichard 3-0.
Played at Mahoning Valley Country Club, par 72
Cole Miller shot a one-under-par to help spearhead Northwestern to a 400-501 Colonial League victory over Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg.
The Tigers' Nick Vecellio followed suite with a four-over-par with a 75.
Ryan Krechel shot a Crusaders-low with a 87.
Northwestern improves to 7-3 on the season.
Cole Miller 70, Nick Vecellio 75, Stephen Reitz 80, Mike D'Ancona 83, David Dorney 92
Ryan Krechel 87, Nick Curran 98, Matt L. 98, Brian Hughes 109, Dan Brown 109
Played at Water Gap Country Club, par 71