Lehighton, Nolehi get hockey wins
RON GOWER/TIMES NEWS Gwen Remaley of Lehighton puts her stick in front of ball, blocking an offensive move by a Pocono Mountain East player. Looking on is Remaley's teammate, Sage Trembula (11).
Lehighton and Northern Lehigh grabbed wins in field hockey on Tuesday afternoon.
In other action, Tamaqua grabbed a tennis win over Jim Thorpe.
Lehighton's Sage Terembula scored two goals and helped the Indians to a 3-1 win over MVC foe Pocono Mt. East.
Sarah Keer added the third goal for the locals late in the second half. She also had an assist.
Lehighton moves to 6-4-1 (4-1-1).
Northern Lehigh put up double digit goals, as they Lady Bulldogs beat up on Wilson 11-1 in Colonial League play.
Kiana Bellsfield, Kayla Bensinger, Rachel Wagner and Casey Gavalla each had two goals and one assist for Northern Lehigh (6-3-1, 6-1-1).
The locals' other three goals were scored by Morgen Danish (two) and Jessie Olewine.
Palisades and Northwestern played to a 3-3 tie in their Colonial League contest.
The Tigers' Sara Jones led the way with two goals for the locals. Teammate Caileigh Landrigan added the third midway through the second half.
Northwestern foes to 5-2-2 (4-2-2) on the year.
Southern Lehigh tallied five goals on 32 shots and went on to beat Colonial League foe Palmerton, 5-1.
Greta Hartsell scored the Bombers' only goal in the second half off of a corner.
The Pleasant Valley and East Stroudsburg North match-up ended in 0-0 tie and play was suspended early due to lightning.
The Jim Thorpe and Tamaqua game was suspended due to lightning in the first half with the score tied 1-1.
The game will be resumed Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Tamaqua held on in a tight one to defeat Jim Thorpe, 3-2 in non-league play.
Singles players Nicki Mateyak and Sarah Zoba each posted straight set victories to lead the Raiders to victory. Their fellow doubles team of Lain Confer/Emily Hansler also win in straight sets.
Jim Thorpe's two wins came from No. 2 singles player Gabbie Binder and No. 1 doubles team Carly Marzen/Gabby Kline.
Tamaqua 3, Jim Thorpe 2
Nicki Mateyak (T) def. Katey Herman, 6-3, 6-3; Gabbie Binder (JT) def. Carly Fenstermacher, 3-6, 6-3 (10-2); Sarah Zoba (T) def. Haley Cope, 6-3, 6-3.
Carly Marzen/Gabby Kline (JT) def. Taylor Urban/Vicky Krouse, 6-2, 7-6 (7-1); Lain Confer/Emily Hansler (T) def. Maria Donati/Lindsay Capper, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3.
ES South-Pleasant Vy.
East Stroudsburg South knocked off Pleasant Valley on the road, winning 5-2 in MVC action.
The Bears' No. 1 singles player in Lauren Heckelman posted one of the team's wins. She won in straight sets, 6-1, 7-5.
The Bears other victory came from the doubles team of Mackie Caffrey/Sarina Tufano. They won their proset 8-6.
ES South 5, Pleasant Vy. 2
Lauren Heckelman (PV) def. Kim Fryer, 6-1, 7-5; Kaitlyn Poje (ES) def. Sara Elmontacir, 6-0, 6-0; Celine Camacho (ES) def. Miranda Houchins, 6-2, 6-0.
Mackie Caffrey/Sarina Tufano (PV) def. Miranda Wilcha/Alexis Rivera, 8-6; Anna Long/Sabryna Hunt (ES) def. Erin Dougherty/Michelle Ubbens, 6-3, 6-0; Nicole Fryer/Melissa Banks (ES) def. Kara Urland/Madison Olexson, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3; Mackenzie Strunk/Elaina Clarke (ES) def. Mallory Snook/Aimee Sokolowski, 7-5, 6-4.
Marian improved to 7-0 on the season beating Tr-Valley in three games 25-18, 25-14, 25-11.
Marykate Sherkness led the Fillies with 21 kills and 10 digs. Nikki Collevechio had 17 digs and Abbey O'Donnell helped out with 33 assists.
Pine Grove-Jim Thorpe
Pine Grove swept Jim Thorpe , winning 25-11, 25-7, 25-18.
Melissa Weber led the Olympians three kills. Shannon Green added three blocks and two aces.
In a non-conference showdown, it was Bethlehem Catholic that came out on top with a 25-14, 25-11, 25-20 win over Lehighton.
The Indians' Jackie Jordan finished with four digs, two aces and two kills, while Natalie Zurn recorded 11 digs.
In the JV game, Bethlehem Catholic posted a 25-11, 25-18 victory over Lehighton.
Panther Vy.-Blue Mtn.
Panther Valley took all three games from Blue Mountain , winning 25-6, 25-13, 26-24. Amy Yusella continued her successful senior campaign with 16 kills, six service points, and eight digs. Krissy Michalik chipped in with eight kills, eight service points, and 12 aces and Rachelle Van Horn racked up 13 service points and 15 assists.
Halifax topped Tamaqua in three close games, 25-22, 25-20, 25-23.
Sarah Paluck paced the Lady Raiders with ten kills and ten digs. Sarah Lesisko added five service points, three aces, three kills and three digs, while Rylee Devlin chipped in with four kills.
After dropping the first two sets, Weatherly rebounded to score a come-from-behind 18-25, 19-25, 25-15, 25-22, 15-10 victory over Minersville.
Alicia Panzarella paced the Wreckers with 30 digs, six aces, six kills and five assists, while Sarah Delinsky chipped in with 24 digs, six aces, five assists and two blocks.
Jess Adamczyk finished with 14 digs, five assists, four kills, three blocks and two aces, while Lindsay Douglas recorded 12 digs, five assists and three kills.
In the JV game, Weatherly went onto score a 30-28, 25-15 win.
PM East-PM West-Lehighton
Lehighton lost all four of its cross country matches with the Pocono Mountain schools on Tuesday.
Jen Beers had the highest finish of any Indian runner. She placed second on the girls' side with a time of 22:48.
Dave Magyar placed the highest on the boys' side. He came in fifth (20:59).
PM West 26, Lehighton 33
PM East 21, Lehighton 36
1. A. Ross (PME) 22:14, 2. Jen Beers (L) 22:48, 3. B. Vias (PME) 23:14, 4. C. Reid (PMW), 5. S. Dunham (PMW), 6. S. Conklin (PME), 7. Cassie Renhart (L), 8. M. Snyder (PME), 9. L. Corliss (PME), 10. Emily Oldt (L).
PM West 15, Lehighton 50
PM East 15, Lehighton 50
1. A. Herschlig (PME) 19:06, 2. C. McLane (PMW) 20:09, 3. J. Spies (PME) 20:35, 4. L. Munoz (PME), 5. Dave Magyar (L), 6. J. Fry (PME), 7. A. Larsen (PME), 8. J. Weinberger (PME), 9. Daulton Radler (L), 10. D. Shaykevich (PME).
Palmerton's cross country teams won just three of a possible 14 matches in its Colonial League meet.
Andrea Stevko was the only Bomber to finish in the top ten on either side. She came in fourth in the girls' meet.
Palmerton 23, No. Dame ES 32
Salisbury 27, Palmerton 28
Bangor 19, Palmerton 44
Wilson 20, Palmerton 35
Pen Argyl 20, Palmerton 35
Moravian 26, Palmerton 31
No. Dame GP 18, Palmerton 45
1. Meredith Colton (B) 20:12, 2. Erika Edwards (NDGP), 3. Katie Downing (NDGP), 4. Andrea Stevko (Palm), 5. Ashleigh Lesko (W), 6. Amanda Megee (NDGP), 7. Jenny Degonge (B), 8. Samantha Hallat (B), 9. Isabella MacMillon (NDGP), 10. Julia Figuccio (B).
Palmerton 28, Salisbury 29
Palmerton 21, Pen Argyl 40
Bangor 19, Palmerton 40
No. Dame ES 27, Palmerton 30
Wilson 26, Palmerton 32
Moravian 28, Palmerton 31
No. Dame GP 16, Palmerton 43
1. Jaryd Slank (W) 16:42, 2. Eric Busher (NDGP), 3. Wade White (B), 4. Brett Gubitos (NDES), 5. Charlie Sell (B), 6. Zach Bartleson (Pen), 7. Shane Reider (B), 8. Mike Blartinsky (NDGP), 9. David Cruszyhski (NDGP), 10. Adam Sheirer (NDGP).