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Record night for Rottet leads Tams to win

  • BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS Tamaqua's Taylor Gerber (19) tries to move in front of Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech's Alyssa Enterline (3) during Tuesday night's win by the Lady Raiders.
    BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS Tamaqua's Taylor Gerber (19) tries to move in front of Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech's Alyssa Enterline (3) during Tuesday night's win by the Lady Raiders.
Published September 26. 2012 05:02PM

Kailee Rottet set the school-record for career goals with two first-half tallies and helped lead Tamaqua to a 4-1 win over Columbia Montour Vo-Tech on Tuesday.

Pleasant Valley also scored a girls soccer win, while Jim Thorpe and Northern Lehigh won on the boys side.



With the goals Rottet now has 89 scores, surpassing the previous record of 88 held by Ali Updike (2007-10).

Lynn Kistler and Kaleigh Rabenold added scores to close out the scoring for the Raiders (9-4-1, 5-2-1).

PM East-Lehighton

In Mountain Valley Conference action, Pocono Mountain East (6-3-1, 4-2-1) defeated Lehighton (2-9, 1-6) by a score of 5-1.

Alyssa Simeone had two goals for Pocono Mountain East. Allison Andrew had the lone goal for Lehighton with Robin Cressley adding the assist.

ES North-Pleasant Vy.

The Bears rode a hat trick from Emily Schogl to shut out the Timberwolves by a 9-0 score in MVC play.

Dianna Connor added two goals, while Erin Sharpe, Maria Ciminio, Ema Sabovic and Keri Dekmar added the others. Connor also added three assists.

The Bears (9-2, 6-1) outshot the T'wolves 28-2.


Jim Thorpe-Pottsville

The Olympians scored two goals in the second half to shut out Pottsville 2-0 in a Schuylkill League Division I contest.

Corey Ligenza and Matt Rich scored the goals for Jim Thorpe and both also added assists.

Justin Kaminski had 13 saves in goal for the Olympians.

Lehighton-PM East

The Cardinals broke a halftime deadlock with second half goals from Elias Dimitropulous and Dom Haynes for a 2-0 win over the Indians in MVC play.

It was a defensive struggle as the Cardinals (7-3, 5-2) had seven shots on goal and the Indians (5-5, 2-5) one.

Pen Argyl-No. Lehigh

In Colonial League action, Northern Lehigh defeated Pen Argyl 3-0.

With the loss Pen Argyl falls to 2-9 overall.

Pleasant Vy.-ES North

The Timberwolves used a goal by Marquis Maynard off an assist from Tristan Williams for a dyuble overtime 1-0 upset win over the Bears in a Mountain Valley Conference match.

Zach Fuls had three saves in goal for the Bears (8-2-1, 5-2), who outshot the Timberwolves 31-8. East Stroudsburg North's Frank Raffa had 17 saves.

North's record is 6-4-1, 2-4 in the MVC.


The Red Raiders scored two second half goals to clinch a 3-1 win over the Wreckers in Schuylkill Division II play.

Josh Reiner tallied the lone Weatherly goal, despite outshooting Lourdes 15-12.

It was the first win of the season for the Red Raiders ((1-8, 1-5). Weatherly is now 1-7, 1-5.


No. Schuylkill

North Schuylkill used two first-half goals to defeat Tamaqua, 2-1.

The Raiders' lone goal was scored by Anatoly Dermo at the 24:08 mark of the second half. Steven Billet recorded the assist.

Tamaqua outshot the Spartans 15-7 in the loss.


No. Lehigh-Wilson

In Colonial League action, Northern Lehigh defeated Wilson by a score of 5-1.

Jennie Fronheiser, Meghan Weil, Erika McKay, Kelsey Follweiler, Devon Pepe all had goals for Northern Lehigh. Northern Lehigh outshot Wilson 11-4.



The Pirates used a goal by Megan Thompson in overtime to pull out a 3-2 win over the Tigers.

Palisades held a 1-0 lead at halftime, but Alex Lerner scored off an assist by Kylee Bennett at the 13:03 mark to tie it at 1-1. Paige Horner's unassisted goal was the other score for Northwestern.

Palisaides held a 12-7 edge in shots on goal.

Palmerton-So. Lehigh

The Spartans scored four first half goals and cruised to a 7-0 victory over the Blue Bombers in Colonial League play.

Kristen Moisey had a pair of goals and two assists to lead the scoring for te Spartans.

Southern Lehigh outshot the Bombers 23-0.

The win was the 10th straight without a loss for Solehi, while the Bombers fell to 3-7.


PM West-Pleasant Vy.

Pleasant Valley knocked off Pocono Mountain West, 5-2 in MVC play.

Madison Olexson and Emily Thek, the Bears' No. 1 and No. 3 singles players, each won in straight sets.

Local doubles teams of Sarina Tufano/Mackie Caffrey, Nyiah Nevarez/Paola Mieles and Cassi Snook/Ellie Heron also posted victories.

Pleasant Vy. 5, PM West 2


Madison Olexson (PV) def. Natalie Schroter, 6-2, 6-0; Annette Schroter (PM) def. Kara Urland, 6-2, 6-3; Emily Thek (PV) def. Sicole Walters, 6-4, 6-1.


Melissa Turan/Laleta Teajman (PM) def. Amanda Hoag/Monica Jarog, 8-5; Sarina Tufano/Mackie Caffrey (PV) def. Monica Casariego/Alyssa Boes, 6-2, 6-0; Nyiah Nevarez/Paola Mieles (PV) def. Stacy Roberts/Natalie Vega, 6-0, 6-2; Cassi Snook/Ellie Heron (PV) def. Tiffany Sahdeo/Ashley Jean, 7-5, 6-3.

Jim Thorpe-Kutztown

Kutztown defeated Jim Thorpe 7-0 in non-conference play.

Jim Thorpe's final record for the season was 3-12.

Kutztown 7, Jim Thorpe 0


Monica Volk (K) def. Kasey Herman, 6-2, 6-1; Sakira Fussner (K) def. Bryanna Kehrli, 6-2, 6-0; Taylor Faust (K) def. Haley Cope, 6-1, 6-1; Taylor Green (K) def. Maria Donati, 6-2, 6-0; Jena Pedone (K) def. Minki Phieffer, 6-3, 6-1.


Monica Volk/Taylor Faust (K) def Kasey Herman/Bryanna Kehrli 6-0, 6-1; Sakira Fussner/Taylor Green (K) def. Ashley Baliet/Michalina Konopka, 6-0, 6-0.


Jim Thorpe-

Mahanoy Area

The Lady Olympians used four games to get a 3-1 win over the Golden Bears by scores of 25-22, 16-25, 25-15, 25-16 to up their record to 4-6, 3-4 on the season.

Makenzie Walck had eight kills and six blocks and Shannon Green added seven kills, four blocks and three service points for the Olympians. Riley Carroll also had 20 assists for the winners.

Jim Thorpe also won the JV game 2-0.

Pottsville-Panther Vy.

Pottsville defeated Panther Valley 25-21, 25-11, 25-14 in a Schuylkill League match.

Jessica Weise had six kills, three blocks and one service point for Panther Valley. Macey Mikovitch chipped in five kills for Panther Valley.


Millersburg swept Weatherly in Schuylkill League volleyball play, 25-17, 25-18, 25-6.

Alexis Hartz and Krissa Titus led the Wreckers' attack with two kills apiece. Titus also picked out 13 digs.

Weatherly dropped the first game of the JV match, but came back to win 15-25, 26-24, 26-24.


Pleasant Vy.

In Mountain Valley Conference action, Pleasant Valley (14-1, 6-0) defeated Stroudsburg in three very close and exciting games 25-23, 25-20, and 25-20 to remain undefeated in the MVC first half.

Courtney Miller had 10 kills and four blocks for Pleasant Valley. Steph Schmitt led the Bears with 16 assists while Allison Markowski contributed 14 digs.


The Red Raiders needed four games to get by the Blue Raiders by scores of 25-18,16-25,21-25,21-25.

Carly Trovinger had 11 service points, three aces, 20 assists and three kills for the Raiders.

Rylee Devlin added seven kills and three digs and Devan Sweeney had 16 servicepoints, six aces, eight kills and four digs for Tamaqua.



Notre Dame ES-

Saucon Valley-Wilson

In Colonial League boys action, Palmerton defeated Palisades 25-30 and Notre Dame ES 27-28. Shawn Seiler was the highest finishing runner for the Bombers coming in 14th with a time of 18:06.

In the girls race, the highest finishing Bombers runner was Jackie Tracey with a time of 23:14.


Wilson 17, Palmerton 44

Catasauqua 22, Palmerton 33

Palmerton 25, Palisades 30

Saucon Valley 19, Palmerton 39

Palmerton 27, No. Dame ES 28

Bangor 15, Palmerton 47

1. Jaryd Flank (W) 15:52, 2. Wade White (B) 16:26, 3. Shane Reider (B) 16:45, 4. Anthony Brinkley (C), 5. Nathan Fritzinger (SV), 6. Charlie Sell (B), 7. Andrew Mitchell (B), 8. Kurt Wells (C), 9. Brandon Tocket (B), 10. Zach Fritzinger (SV), 11. Mike Chorazak (W), 12. Anthony Calantoni (W), 13. Robert Allan (ND), 14. Shawn Seiler (P), 15. Evan Ippolito (B).


Wilson, 15 Palmerton 50

Palisades 15, Palmerton 50

Saucon Valley 15, Palmerton 50

No. Dame ES 15, Palmerton 50

Bangor 15, Palmerton 50

1. Meredith Colton (B) 18:21, 2. Elizabeth Chikotis (SV) 19:01, 3. Sydney Brannon (W) 20:00, 4. Julia Sjoodahl (W), 5. Julia Figuccio (B), 6. Samantha Haller (B), 7. Angelica Bertola (ND), 8. Courtney Krechel, 9. Casey Carl (W), 10. Alessandra Pazzaglia (SV), 11. Virginia Cobb (B), 12. Brigid McAlee (W), 13. Allison Peeney (ND), 14. Amanda Fleck (PV), 15. Hannah Calaritoni (W)


Schuylkill Girls


North Schuylkill's Justine Paul fired a round of 76 at the par-68 Rolling Meadows Golf Course in Mowry to win the Schuylkill League Individual Girls Golf Championship.

Kaite Burke of Pottsville and Arianna Srinvasan of Marian tied with 94's, with Burke taking second on the second hole of a playoff.

Marian's Monica Wasik was fourth with a 97 , while her teammate Christy Digiandomenico was fifth with a 1-2.

Weatherly's Alixis Berger was sevewnth with a 108 and Jim Thorpe's Kaitlyn Wagner was 10th with a 118.

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