Raiders, Colts, Bears get golf wins
Tamaqua, Marian and Pleasant Valley all opened their golf season with victories on Thursday.
Marian posted a 369-383 Schuylkill League victory over Nativity to start the regular season.
Mark Postupack grabbed medalist honors on the day with a match low score of 83.
Jeff Yordy led the Hilltoppers with a team low 91.
Jeff Yordy 91, Colin McGovern 94, Lucas Moyer 95, Dominic Piccioni 105
Mark Postupack 83, Albert McFadden 89, Austin Paisley 90, Jared Paisley 107
Played at Mahoning Valley Country Club, par 73
Tamaqua opened Schuylkill League regular season play with a 367-417 victory over Jim Thorpe.
The Raiders' Michael Wernet led all golfers with a match-low 74.
Brett Luicana finished with an Olympians' best 91.
Michael Weinert 74, Anthony Lewis 95, Matt Stanek 96, Nate MacDonald 102
JIM THORPE (417)
Brett Luicana 91, James Marks 99, Alex Heydt 107, Josh Abbott 120
Played at Villas Crossing, par 70
Nick Scicchitano and Colin Casserly each scored in the 70s to lift Mahanoy Area to a 344-427 Schuylkill League victory over Weatherly.
Josh Reimer paced the Wreckers with a team low 94.
Scicchitano carded medalist honors with a 77, while Casserly was a stroke behind with a 78.
MAHANOY AREA (344)
Nick Scicchitano 77, Colin Casserly 78, Trey Macieuans 88, Tyler Davies 91
Josh Reimer 94, Garrett Titus 108, Kyle Osifat 109, Luke Figas 116
Played at Mountain Laurel Golf Course, par 72
Pleasant Valley-PM West-East Stroudsburg North
Pleasant Valley picked up two Mountain Valley Conference wins to start the season. The Bears had a team score of 547 to down Pocono Mountain West (632) and East Stroudsburg North (750).
Leading the way were Ryan Adamonis and Craig Roberts, as they both tallied rounds of 83.
PLEASANT VALLEY (547)
Ryan Adamonis 83, Craig Roberts 83, Cody Scully 86, Logan Beck 97, Tim Fitzgerald 99, Ryan McCrow 99.
POCONO MOUNTAIN WEST (632)
Tim Gaudette 87, Tanner Franks 89, Pat LaBella 96, Ryan McKee 111, Nick Princetla 119, Steven Veleo 130.
EAST STROUDSBURG NORTH (750)
(only three players played).
Played at Fox Hollow Golf Course, par 70.
Lehighton suffered a pair of Mountain Valley Conference losses.
Stroudsburg, led by medalist Jarrad Choy (73), tallied a 468 to sweep through their two opponents. Pocono East notched a 522 with Lehighton scoring a 682 on the day.
Lehighton's Jordan Knappenberger recorded a team-best 92 to lead the way.
Jordan Knappenberger 92, Cody Semmel 111, Zach Bowman 116, Eric Reichard 117, Ezra Neff 117, Nick McGeehan 119.
POCONO MOUNTAIN EAST (522)
Garrett Madison 82, Ryan O'Malley 83, Brian Whelan 84, Kyler Ruvane 88, Taylor Husdach 91, JP Balas 94.
Jarrad Choy 73, Eric Balcik 77, Jake Kelly 78, Evan Choy 78, Cormac Salmon 81, Brian Frey 82.
Played at Shawnee Golf Resort, par 72.