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Indians, Panthers grab volleyball wins

  • NANCY SCHOLZ/Special to THE TIMES NEWS Sarah Overstrom (13) of Northwestern set up teammate Mackenzie Hart during Tuesday's volleyball match with Stroudsburg.
    NANCY SCHOLZ/Special to THE TIMES NEWS Sarah Overstrom (13) of Northwestern set up teammate Mackenzie Hart during Tuesday's volleyball match with Stroudsburg.
Published September 05. 2012 05:02PM

Lehighton and Panther Valley grabbed wins in volleyball on Tuesday night as the fall sports season got in to full swing.

In other action, Northwestern remained unbeaten in girls soccer and Lehighton picked up a win in cross country.



Stroudsburg got the best of Northwestern in four sets for a 25-18, 25-11, 16-25, 25-16 victory over Northwestern.

Trista Cunningham led the Tigers with 11 kills, while Jordan Veppert and Jenny Von Holt added six and five kills respectively.

The Tigers' Mackenzie Hart finished with 14 assists, while Sara Hufnagle chipped in with nine.

In the JV game, Stroudsburg scored a 25-15, 19-25, 15-13 win over Northwestern.

Jim Thorpe-Blue Mt.

The Eagles handed the Olympians a setback in three straight games by scores of 25-16, 25-10, 25-15 in a Schuylkill League Division I matchup.

No other results wre submitted to THE TIMES NEWS.

Lehighton-Saucon Vy.

Lehighton swept Saucon Valley in its non-conference volleyball match, winning 25-23, 25-18, 25-19.

Jackie Jordan led the Indians with 11 points on eight kills, two blocks and an ace. Teammate Dallas Seltzer added 13 digs, six kills and two aces. Danielle Fake chipped in with 16 digs and three aces.

Lehighton also won the JV match, 25-21, 25-21.


Minersville went on to post a 25-10, 25-13, 25-16 Schuylkill League Division IV victory over Weatherly.

Jess Adamcyzk paced the Wreckers (0-3 overall; 0-1 SL) with 11 blocks, nine digs, two kills and an assist, while Lindsay Douglas recorded eight digs, five assists, two blocks, one kill and one ace. Teammaye Shannon Sarosky contributed three digs, three assists and three aces.

In the JV game, Minersville came out on top with a 25-15, 25-17 win over Weatherly.

Schuylkill Haven-

Panther Vy.

The Lady Panthers (2-0, 1-0) rolled to a win over the Hurricanes in three straight games 25-15, 25-22, 27-25.

Marley Mikovich had five kills, three assists, four service points and two aces for PV. Macey Markovich had four kills and one service point. Jamey Mikovich had three kills and two assists, Richelle Van Horn had two kills five assists, seven service points and two aces and Kelsey Van Horn added eight service points and two kills.


Pottsville knocked off Tamaqua, 25-13, 25-12, 25-7 to win easily.

Carly Trovinger paced the Lady Raiders with seven service points, eight assists and four aces. Derrien Gulden helped out with five service points and four kills.


Salisbury-No. Lehigh

Salisbury took a 4-0 lead into halftime before the game was called due to lightning.

Sean Adams scored twice for the Falcons, who registered 10 shots.

Saucon Valley-Northwestern

Northwestern and Saucon Valley played to a 0-0 tie before the game was rained out at halftime.

So. Lehigh-Palmerton

The Spartans scored two goals in each half to pick up a 4-1 win over the Blue Bombers.

Austin Shupp had the lone goal for the Bombers scoring in the first half. Palmerton only had three shots on goal and Bomber goalie Rich Roselli had 12 saves.


No. Lehigh-Salisbury

Four first half goals helped Salisbury cruised to a 5-0 Colonial League victory over visiting Northern Lehigh.

The Falcons' Kori Hadinger finished with a hat trick, while Mackenzie Groff and Katie Bucchin added single scores. Groff was credited with three assists, while Bucchin and Courtney Zielinski recorded single set-ups.

The Bulldogs' keeper Brook Seyler grabbed 12 saves in the setback.

Northern Lehigh (2-1 overall; 2-1 CL) suffered its first loss of the season.

Northwestern-Saucon Vy.

Northwestern (3-0) remained perfect in the Colonial League with its 4-2 victory over Saucon Valley.

The Tigers' Sarah Segan scored two goals, while teammates Alexis Gawelko and Anna Fricchione added the other two goals.

Palmerton-So. Lehigh

Southern Lehigh ran away with a 7-1 Colonial League win over visiting Palmerton.

Jenna Creed scored the Bombers' lone goal.

Katie Kassel led the Spartans with two goals and three assists, while Abby Cerciello added two goals and an assist. Lindsey Muscarella finished with two goals, while Natalie Costa scored a single score in the victory.

Courtney Getz posted 14 saves in front of the Bombers' net, while counterparts Alyson (two saves) and Ainsley Hart (four saves) split time for the Spartans.

Palmerton slips to 0-2 on the season, while Southern Lehigh moves to 1-1.


Lehighton-PM East-PM West

Lehighton managed to pick up one win in its MVC tri-meet with the Pocono Mountain schools.

The Indians' only win came on the boys' side, as they beat PM West 21-34. Jeff Ebbert led the way with a second-place finish with a time of 19:42. Teammate Dalton Radlur also finished in the top ten (sixth).

Despite not having enough runners, the Lady Indians performed well. Jen Beers, Emily Oldt and Cassie Rehnert finished second, third and fourth respectively. Gabrelle Fritzinger wasn't far behind in seventh.


Lehighton 21, PM West 34; PM East 20, Lehighton 41

1. Adam Larsen (PME) 19:18, 2. Jeff Ebbert (L) 19:42, 3. Dan Shaykevich (PME) 19:46, 4. Nate Wise (PME), 5. Devon Harris (PME), 6. Dalton Radlur (L), 7. Aaron Herschlag (PME), 8. Jordan Fry (PME), 9. Jake Reder (PME), 10. Elijah Vaillancourt (PMW), 11. Will Bioty (PMW), 12. Ben Ronenus (L), 13. Josh Stoner (PME), 14. Jake Weinberger (PME), 15. Chris Bosko (L).


PM West 15, Lehighton 50

1. Rachel Davalos (PME) 21:02, 2. Jen Beers (L) 21:29, 3. Emily Oldt (L) 23:00, 4. Cassie Rehnert (L), 5. Skyler Dunham (PMW), 6. Tea Greene (PMW), 7. Gabrielle Fritzinger (L), 8. Amanda Franzo (PME), 9. Shadanna Luton (PMW), 10. Yakinah Mosley (PMW), 11. Alyssa Palmigano (PME), 12. Ebony Mason (PMW), 13. Sam Ryan (PME).

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