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Thorpe, Nolehi pick up soccer wins

  • RON GOWER/TIMES NEWS Andrew Hansen of Pleasant Valley sinks a putt during Monday's Mountain Valley Conference golf match.
    RON GOWER/TIMES NEWS Andrew Hansen of Pleasant Valley sinks a putt during Monday's Mountain Valley Conference golf match.
Published September 27. 2011 05:01PM

Jim Thorpe and Northern Lehigh picked up soccer wins, while Lehighton, Pleasant Valley and Panther Valley were successful in girls volleyball on Monday.


Nativity-Jim Thorpe

Corey Ligenza's hat trick led the Olympians to a 6-0 win over the Hilltoppers.

Ligenza scored two first half goals then added the final one with 12:35 left in the game.

Matt Rich added two goals and an assist and Caleb Heller had one goal and assist for Jim Thorpe. Kyle Lawrence also had an assist.

Justin Kaminski had 16 saves in goal for the Olympians.

No. Lehigh-Pen Argyl

Northern Lehigh scored five goals in the second half and went on to defeat Pen Argyl, 7-1 in Colonial League play.

Channing Shiffert led the Bulldogs (5-5) with three goals. Teammate Jimmy Bilger added two more.

Tyler Hoppes and Alex Haberen tacked on the other two goals for the Bulldogs, while Zeb Shiffert recorded two assists.


Ryan learn scored a goal in the first half and it held up for a 1-0 Bangor win over the Tigers.

No other information was available to THE TIMES NEWS


The Rough Riders got by the Blue Bombers 4-1.

Catasauqua was paced by Zach Pattison's hat-trick.

The Bombers' lone goal was scored by Gabe Scott. Brett Snyder assisted on the play.


Schuylkill Boys All-League Tournament

Pottsville's Bailey Roos fired a one-ove par 73 at Mahoning Valley Country Club to to win the Schuylkill League Individual Boys' Championship.

Marian's Matt Gottstein was second with a 77, followed by Blue Mountain's James Broomwell, who won a one-hole playoff over his teammate Tyler Marcotte for third. Both shot rounds of 80.

Other local finisher's included Tamaqua's Mike Weinert with a 90, Marian's Eric Mason 91, Marian's Mark Postupack 95, Tamaqua's Nick Toth 102, Jim Thorpe's Mitch Hoffman 121, Tamaqua's Travis Miller 124, Jim Thorpe's Jake McGeehan 127 and Jim Thorpe's Mike Helmer 121.

Stroudsburg-Pleasant Valley

The Bears dropped a tough one to Stroudsburg, 20-4.

Andrew Hansen was the sole individual winner for the locals, as he pulled out his match, in the losing effort.

However, led by medalist Nick Diecidue, the Mounties cruised to the MVC win.

Stroudsburg 20, Pleasant Valley 4

Yanni Korvesis (S) def. Kyle Adamonis 2-1;

Andrew Hansen (PV) def. Will Coraballo, 2.5-.5;

Jeff Norris (S) def. Brian Denaro, 3-0;

Cormac Salmon (S) def. Ryan Adamonis, 2.5-.5;

Nick Diecidue (S) def. Colin Cook, 3-0;

Dom Violi (S) def. Jim Lavender, 3-0;

Tyler Simonovich (S) def. Elliot Custred, 3-0;

Brian Thorton (S) def. Kasey Gould, 3-0.

Played at Indian Mountain, Par 70.

Lehighton-Pocono Mt. East

Pocono Mountain East won its 10th match of the season by beating Lehighton, 22.5-1.5.

The Cardinals (10-4) were led by Alec Ajhar and Zach Von Zup. Each player shot a 79.

The Indians' PJ Salerno fired an 88.

PM East 22.5, Lehighton 1.5

Joey Ayers (PM) def. Jake Hoats, 3-0;

Alec Ajhar (PM) def. PJ Salerno, 3-0;

Kyle Fuvane (PM) def. Nick Mantz, 3-0;

Zach Von Zup (PM) def. Alden Everett, 3-0;

Andrew Bowman (PM) def. Jordan Knappenberger, 3-0;

Stephen Ducey (PM) def. Jesse Sabol, 2-1;

Billy Durkin (PM) def. Jayden Hensley, 2.5-.5;

JT Rauh (PM) def. Liz Riechert, 3-0.

Played at Pocono Farms, Par 72.


Pleasant Vy.-PM West

Pleasant Valley handed Pocono Mt. West a 6-1 setback in MVC play.

The Bears received wins from all three of their singles players. They were Lauren Heckelman, Sara Elmontacir and Miranda Houchins.

Doubles teams Mackie Caffrey/Fioni Fludd, Kara Urland/Madison Olexson and Aimee Sokolowski/Mallory Snook were also victorious.

Pleasant Vy. 6, PM West 1


Lauren Heckelman (PV) def. Lauren Morales, 6-1, 6-1; Sara Elmontacir (PV) def. Amanda Virasack, 6-2, 6-0; Miranda Houchins (PV) def. Fiona Bardhi, 6-1, 6-0.


Mackie Caffrey/Fioni Fludd (PV) def. Trenasia Pilgram/Shana Ringling, 8-3; Kira Flaherty/Jessica Boutieller (PM) def. Erin Dougherty/Michelle Ubbens, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2; Kara Urland/Madison Olexson (PV) def. Lauren Martinez/Alyssa Boes, 6-0, 6-1; Aimee Sokolowski/Mallory Snook (PV) def. Sicole Walters/Monica Casariego, 6-2, 6-4.


The Lady Falcons took care of Tamaqua as they shutout the Lady Raiders, 5-0.

Tamaqua took two of the five matches to three sets, as Carly Fenstermacher dropped a tough decision, as well as Laine Confer and Taylor Urban's loss at number two doubles.

Salisbury 5, Tamaqua 0


Kim Meichtry (S) def. Nicki Mateyak 6-4, 6-4; Michelle Dang (S) def. Carly Fenstermacher 6-7 (12-14), 6-4, 6-3; Ali Greenhalt (S) def. Sarah Zoba 6-3, 6-3.


Marissa Strunk/Paige Acherman (S) def. Emily Hansler/Vicky Krouse 6-0, 7-5; Anny Frick/Sarah Holler (S) def. Laine Confer/Taylor Urban 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.


Shenandoah Vy.-Jim Thorpe

Shenandoah Valley blanked Jim Thorpe on the road and went on to win 25-22, 25-11, 25-20.

Shannon Green led the Olympians with six kills and five blocks. Riley Carrol had six assists, while Delaney Varano picked up two aces.

Jim Thorpe did manage to win the JV game, 25-12, 25-20.

Lehighton-PM West

Lehighton swept MVC foe Pocono Mt. West, 25-12, 25-18, 25-12.

No other information was received by THE TIMES NEWS.

PM East-Pleasant Vy.

Pleasant Valley rolled to a 3-1 win over Pocono Mountain East by scores of 23-25, 25-21, 28-26, 25-22.

No other information was received by THE TIMES NEWS.

Tamaqua-No. Schuylkill

North Schuylkill won its match with Tamaqua, 25-21, 25-22, 25-23.

Sarah Paluck recorded 12 kills, 11 service points, 10 digs and three aces for the Lady Raiders.

Sarah Lesisko chipped in with 16 service points, including 10 aces, as well as five kills and three digs.

Pine Grove-Panther Vy.

The Lady Panthers pulled out a Schuylkill League win over Pine Grove in four games, 16-25, 25-18, 25-15, 25-18, to improve to 6-1 overall, 4-1 in the league.

Amy Yusella led the way for the Panthers with 16 kills, five aces and eight digs, while teammate Chrissy Micholik had nine kills and 12 assists. Steph Kachelries also had four kills, four aces and 15 digs.

The Lady Panthers also won the JV contest, 25-22, 25-20.

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