NW golf, Tamaqua tennis win
Ron Gower/TIMES NEWS Jim Thorpe's Brett Luicana prepares to hit a shot duting Thursday's match against Blue Mountain.
Northwestern's golf team and Tamaqua's tennis team scored victories in scholastic sports action.
Northwestern got the Colonial League victory with a 440 to 458 to 512 victory over Bangor and Saucon Valley.
Cole Miller continued his stellar senior campaign shooting a 67.
Bangor's Alex Colton had the second highest score on the day, shooting a 77.
Bangor 458, Saucon Valley 512
Cole Miller 67, Nick Vecellio 78, Zach Caruso 94, Eric Abercrombie 95, Zachery Doddard 106.
Alex Colton 77, Justin Kosman 87, Jon Owens 94.
Ethan Gaither 91, Nick Johns 97, Austin Cawley 106.
Blue Mtn.-Jim Thorpe
Blue Mountain defeated Jim Thorpe 325-416 in a Schuylkill League Division I match.
Overall medalist was Jimmy Dietz of Blue Mountain who carded a 79.
Jim Thorpe's low scorer was Jake McGeehan with a 97.
Blue Mt. 325, Jim Thorpe 416
Jimmy Dietz 79, Bailey Cook 81, Lyle Luckenbill 81, Ben Zwolan 84
Jake McGeehan 97, Brett Luicana 98, Nicholas Goldberg 108, Alex Steigerwalt 113.
Played at Villas Crossing, par 70
The Marian girls dropped a non-league nine-hole match to Spring-Ford by the score of 183-209.
Alyssa Cominsky fired a round of 43 for Spring-Ford, while Monica Wasik shot a 51 for Marian.
Spring-Ford 183, Marian 209
Monica Wasik 50, Ariana Srinivasan 51, Emily Fannick 54, Rebecca Paulshock 54.
Alyssa Cominsky 43, Danielle Freed 44, Mikayla Koenck 48. Christina Naccarati 48
Played at Linfield National Golf Club
Tamaqua took care of Pottsville by a score of 5-2.
The Raiders took three out of four in singles action to propel them to the victory.
Tamaqua 5, Pottsville 2
Nicki Mateyak (T) def. (P) Rachel Shields 6-1,6-0; Sarah Zoba (T) def. (P) Rebecca Ohnmacht 6-1, 6-0; Vicky Krause (T) def. (P) Jenna Morrow 6-1 6-1; Caitln Croley (P) def. (T) Carly Fenstermacher 7-5 7-6 (10-8); Morgan Miller (T) def. (P) Tiffany Cheng 6-1 6-4
Nicki Mateyak/Sarah Zoba (T) def. (P) Rachel Shields/Caitln Croley 7-5 6-3; Margo Rennick/Laura Dallago (P) def. (T) Laine Confer/Madelyn Dolinsky 6-4 6-4.
Hamburg blitzed the Olympians and got a 5-0 victory in the process.
Hamburg took out the Lady Olympians in straight sets in singles actions, showing there dominance early on to get the win.
Hamburg 5, Jim Thorpe 0
Rachael Eberhardt (H) def. (JT) Kasey Herman 6-0, 6-2; Melanie Hass (H) def. (JT) Haley Cope 6-4, 6-3; Brooke Buckley (H) def. (JT) Bryanna Kehrli 6-3, 6-3.
Kissinger/Wade (H) def. (JT) Maria Donati/Ashley Balliet 5-7, 6-3, Injury Default; Harris/Hungerford (H) def. (JT) Minke Pfeiffer/Michelina Konopka 6-2, 6-4.