Bears post tennis win
The Pleasant Valley tennis and Marian golf teams both posted wins in local sports action Tuesday.
The Bears defeated Liberty, while the Colts downed Weatherly.
Pleasant Valley swept doubles play to help secure a 5-2 non-conference win over visiting Liberty.
Emily Thek recorded a singles' win as the Bears improved to 2-0 on the season.
Pleasant Valley 5, Liberty 2
Samantha Peterson (L) def. Madison Olexson 6-2, 6-3; Emily Thek (PV) def. Madelyn Conrad 6-4, 6-1; Emily Moss (L) def. Kara Urland 6-0, 6-1.
Devin Kagel/Alli Rozzi (PV) def. Alyse Salazar/Riley Walters 8-3 proset; Sarina Tufano/Mackie Caffrey (PV) def. Abby Frankenfield/Katie Kametz 6-4, 6-1; Paola Mieles/Monica Jarog (PV) def. Prakruti Patel/Nataliya Akhemdova 6-3, 6-3; Andrea Nale/Emily Borger (PV) def. Briana Caraly/Saral Manly 6-3, 6-1.
Allen posted a 6-1 victory over Jim Thorpe.
Haley Cope scored the Olympians' lone win at No. 3 singles' play.
The loss dropped Jim Thorpe to 1-1 on the season.
Allen 6, Jim Thorpe 1
Selena Bajic (A) def. Gabbie Binder 6-1, 6-1; Keri Hartz (A) def. Bryanna Kehrli 6-1, 6-2; Haley Cope (JT) def. Rez Mon 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
Lillian Cantera/Genesis Moran (A) def. Maria Donati/Hope Damian 6-2, 6-1; Mary Gilbert/Karina Mendez (A) def. Emily Layden/Rudy Jackson 6-3, 6-0; Patricia Melendez/Diana Melendez (A) def. Jessica Lauer/Thirzita Buell 6-0, 6-0; Karla Gallon/Ashley DelaRosa (A) def. Lauren Hill/Jamie Hartmann 8-1 proset.
Marian posted a 350-390 Schuylkill League Division II win over Weatherly.
The Colts' Albert McFadden captured medalist honors with an 83 while Mark Postupack was just one stroke back with an 84.
Josh Reiner led the Wreckers with a 93.
Marian improves to 2-1 on the season, while Weatherly falls to 0-3.
Josh Reiner 93, Garrett Titus 96, Derek Coombs 100, Luke Figas 101
Albert McFadden 83, Mark Postupack 84, Mike Latoff 91, Jared Paisley 92
Played at Mahoning Valley, par 73
Due to a lack of golfers for Lourdes, Tamaqua received a forfeit win to improve its record to 2-1.
Two of the Blue Raiders did complete rounds to receive scores for districts. Mike Weinert fired an 82 while Matt Stanek shot a 95.
Jim Thorpe dropped a 341-418 Schuylkill League match to Pottsville at Villas Crossing.
Brett Luicana had a 95 to lead the Olympians.
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