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Pleasant Valley's soccer, tennis teams pick up wins

  • Bob Ford/times news Lehighton's Parker David slides safely into second base during Thursday's game against Palmerton. Taking the late throw is the Bombers' Aaron Cook.
    Bob Ford/times news Lehighton's Parker David slides safely into second base during Thursday's game against Palmerton. Taking the late throw is the Bombers' Aaron Cook.
Published March 30. 2012 05:01PM

Pleasant Valley continued its early season success in both boys tennis and girls soccer on Thursday.



Lehighton edged Palmerton in a non-league game, 4-3.

The Indians scored a run in four straight innings from the third to the sixth to gain the victory.

Jacen Nalesnik had a triple and an RBI and Josh Kern had a double and an RBI for Lehighton (3-0).

Tanner Gutenkust had three hits for Palmerton (0-3). Mike Horvath, Aaron Cook and CJ Cressman all chipped in two hits.

Palmerton 002 100 0 - 3 4 3

Lehighton 001 111 x - 4 10 2

Saylor and Sander; Farano, David (5) and Nalesnik. W - David L - Saylor.

Panther Vy.-Minersville

Minersville 13 runs in first three innings helped knock off visiting Panther Valley 13-2.

The Panthers Nick McArdle had a triple for the Panthers and Thad Ogozalek had their only two RBI's on a triple in the third inning.

The Miners did their damage on Panther errors scoring twice in the first and second on PV misfortune.

Panther Valley 002 00 - 2 3 5

Minersville 454 0x - 13 8 1

Gallagher, McArdle (2), King (4), and Black; Kapinetz, Weachock (4), and Fritz


PM West-Marian

Marian used a 14-run fourth inning to get the non-league win over Pocono Mountain West, 16-1.

Lindsay Nemeth guided the Fillies on the mound, pitching all four innings and striking out seven.

Marian's Jeanne Cannon had a single, triple and five runs scored. Alexis Makowic added two hits and Ashton Galasso's two-run double ended the game for the Fillies.

PM West 001 00 - 1 2 3

Marian 011 (14) - 16 9 1

Keiper and Tietraffea; Nemeth and Hill. W - Nemeth L - Keiper.



Stroudsburg breezed to a 6-0 win over Lehighton in Mountain Valley Conference action.

Five different Mounties scored a goal led by Kate Shaw who knocked in two.

Lehighton drops to 0-2 while Stroudsburg improves to 4-0.

ES South-Pleasant Vy.

Pleasant Valley blanked East Stroudsburg South in Mountain Valley Conference soccer action, 2-0.

The Bears dominated the Cavaliers on defense allowing them just two shots on goal.

Pleasant Valley managed 10 shots on net. Dianna Connor led the PV charge with a goal and an assist while Emily Schlogle scored the other goal.


Jim Thorpe-Tamaqua

Jim Thorpe downed Tamaqua, 4-1.

The Olympians' Corey Ligenza and Kyle Bacher picked up singles wins.

Tyler Krell was the lone winner for the Raiders.

Jim Thorpe 4. Tamaqua 1


Corey Ligenza (JT) def. Joseph Binder (T) 6-0, 7-5; Tyler Krell (T) def. Kyle Lawrence (JT) 0-6, 6-3, 6-1. Kyle Bacher (JT) def. CJ Shellhamer (T) 6-4, 6-0.


Shane Bleicher/Otto Becker (JT) def. Scott Zellner/Christian Gardiner (T) 1-6, 6-2, 6-0; Zack Nace/Brandon Huffman (JT) def. Sam DePue/Ed Krell (T) 6-0, 6-2.

PM East-Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley continued its undefeated season, scoring a 5-2 Mountain Valley Conference win over Pocono Mountain East.

The Bears' Vince Voulo, Jon White, amd Jon Walmach swept singles action to help gain the victory.

The Bears improved to 6-0 overall and 5-0 in the MVC.

Pleasant Valley 5, PM East 2


Vince Voulo (PV) def. Max Kenny (PME) 6-7, 6-3, 1-1 (Inj); Jon White (PV) def. Zach VonZup (PME) 6-3, 6-3; Jon Walmach (PV) def. Saif Kaleem (P) 6-1, 6-2.


Kevin Wotring/Stephen Ellis (PME) def. Noah Soltis (PV) 8-7 proset; Kyle Tamaraz/Lou Bravo (PV) def. Andrew O'Malley/Bryan Abrams (PME) 6-2, 6-3; Reed Halteman/Kyler Ruvane (PME) def. Stevie Berry/Mike Hughard (PV) 6-4, 6-1; James Osinski/Jeff Olah (PV) def. Steven Duecy/Subail Kaleem (PME) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

Saucon Vy.-Palmerton

Saucon Valley swept singles and doubles action to come away with a 5-0 Colonial League win over Palmerton.

Saucon Valley 5, Palmerton 0


Gavin Coyne (SV) def. Tyler Snyder (P) 6-2,6-2; Nate Schriffert (SV) def. Kevin Dayton (P) 7-6, 6-1; David Bertz (SV) def. Rich Roselli (P) 6-4, 6-2.


David Mason/Atsuro Nakajima (SV) def. Spencer Shigo/Tony Gardo 5-7, 6-4, 6-4; Niko Hahalis/Enk Gross (SV) def. Hunter Roberts/Trsiten Ahner (P) 8-3 proset.

Lehighton-PM West

Pocono Mountain West picked up a 6-1 win over Lehighton in Mountain Valley Conference tennis action.

Justin Ziegenfus was the lone winner for the Indians, beating Armandeed Sharma in straight sets at No. 3 singles.

PM West 6, Lehighton 1


Collin Strunk (PMW) def. Peter Phelan (L) 6-0, 6-0; Isaiah Torres (PMW) def. James Sverchek (L) 4-6, 7-5, 7-0; Justin Ziegenfuss (L) def. Amandeed Sharma (PMW) 6-1, 6-0.


Dan Alcivar/Garretr Voorhees (PMW) def. Kurt Heideck/Mike Perkins 8-4 proset; Joe Princetta/Oscar Orlowski (PMW) def. Steph Slaw/Graham Strauss (L) 6-7, 6-2, 6-0; Rezwane Sarker/Justine Gladstone (PMW) def. Emily Cerimele/Chris Windbeck (L) 0-6, 6-2, 6-1; Lucas Mercado/Jair Guardia (PMW) def. Emily Shelly/Lauren Burrows (L) 6-0 6-2.

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