PV, Palmerton record wins
Pleasant Valley and Palmerton both earned league wins in tennis action Wednesday.
The Bears blanked East Stroudsburg South while the Bombers defeated Notre Dame-East Stroudsburg.
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Pleasant Valley opened its season in impressive fashion, cruising to a 7-0 Mountain Valley Conference win over East Stroudsburg South.
The Bears received straight-set wins from its top two singles players (Jon White and Jon Walmach) while their No. 3 player Stevie Berry won a tiebreaker to help record the shutout.
Pleasant Valley 7, ES South 0
Jon White (PV) def. Luke Cason 6-0, 6-0; Jon Walmach (PV) def. Kazuki Mollienthiel 6-1, 6-0; Stevie Berry (PV) def. Curtis Keefer 3-6, 6-4, 7-2.
James Osinski/Eric Schmidt (PV) def. Reggie James/Malik Thornton 8-1; Erik Ammerman/Brandon Peray (PV) def. Aki Mollienthiel/Bobby Jaycox 6-3, 6-2; Noah Soltis/Jeff Olah (PV) def. DJ VanSolkema/Mike Cavanaugh 6-2, 6-3; Eric Galante/Kevin Bantel (PV) def. Patrick Dykert/Gareth Kyriacopoulos 3-6, 6-0, 6-3.
Palmerton upped its record to 3-1 by earning a Colonial League win over Notre Dame-East Stroudsburg.
The Bombers claimed two of the three singles matches in gaining a 4-1 win. Posting those wins, in straight sets, were Spencer Shigo and Kevin Dayton.
Palmerton 4, Notre Dame-ES 1
Will Worthington (NDES) def. Tyler Snyder 6-3, 6-2; Spencer Shigo (P) def. Michael Biffen 6-1, 6-3; Kevin Dayton (P) def. Donovan Sarango 6-3, 6-2.
Tony Gardo/Rich Roselli (P) def. Joey Marino/Jon Perez 6-0, 6-1; Hunter Roberts/Seth Andress (P) def. Justin Klein-Dehaven/Zach Acosta 8-1.
Northampton swept singles play and split doubles action to record a 5-2 victory over visiting Jim Thorpe.
The Olympians, who dropped to 0-2 on the season, received wins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles.
Northampton 5, Jim Thorpe 2
Geoff Rybitsky (N) def. Corey Ligenza 3-6, 6-2, forfeit; Josh Schoenberger (N) def. Kyle Lawrence 6-2, 6-1; Tyler Nikholas (N) def. Kyle Bacher 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.
John Yeau/Ross Miller (N) def. Matt Miller/Roman Raytsis 8-5; Shane Bleicher-Otto/Lou Squillace (JT) def. Andrew Berger/Dave Wasilko 6-3, 6-3; Dalton Becker/Brandon Huffman (JT) def. Nate Xander/Dave Galloway 6-4, 6-4; Justin Berger/Andrew Serensits (N) def. Avery Magill/Dave Castro.