Marian's McFadden captures Schuylkill individual golf title
Marian's Albert McFadden watches his drive on the sixth hole during Monday's Schuylkill League Individual Golf Championship at Mahoning Valley Country Club. McFadden won the title shooting a round of 84. BOB FORD /TIMES NEWS
Marian freshman Albert McFadden edged Tamaqua's Michael Weinert by one stroke to win the Schuylkill League Boys Individual Golf title on Monday at Mahoning Valley Country Club.
McFadden fired a round of 84 on the par 72 course to beat Weinert, who fired an 85, Pottsville's Joe Drasdis, who had an 86 and North Schuylkill's Hunter Mickatavage, who had an 87.
Marian's Austin Paisley was sixth with a round of 91 and Mark Postupack was seventh with a 94.
Jim Thorpe's Brett Luicana finished 11th with a 98.
McFadden earned a automatic berth into the District 11 Championships on Oct. 7 at Blue Ridge Country Club. McFadden is the third champion from Marian since 2008. Nick Tristani won it that year and Mike Gottstein won it last year. He is also the first freshman to win the title since Mahanoy Area's Randy Kurzinsky took the title in 2004.
The Indians pulled out a MVC golf match, 619-730.
Jordan Knappenberger had a nice round, earning medalist honors with a 89.
Meanwhile, Donald LeCompie led East Stroudsburg North with a 92.
ES NORTH (730)
Donald LeCompie 92, Gio Foster 115, Joe Betro 124, Aaron Aguiles 124, Darien Jarques 136, Jordan Sebles 139
Jordan Knappenberger 89, Cody Semmel 96, Erik Reichard 103, Ezra Neff 106, Tyler Ritter 110, Zach Bowman 115.
Played at Mahoning Valley Country Club, Par 72.
No. Lehigh-Pen Argyl
Bryce Moyer's goal for Northern Lehigh proved to be all the offense his team would need to defeat Pen Argyl in a Colonial League contest, 1-0.
The Bulldogs were actually outshot 10-3 in the game, but it didn't matter. Nate Rex did an outstanding job in the net, as he prevented all 10 attempts by the Green Knights for the shutout and his team's win.
After a scoreless tie at the break, the offenses picked up in the second half, with the Rough Riders outscoring Palmerton 2-1 to pull out the win.
Ethan Hill and Nick Rossnagle scored the Catasauqua goals.
Meanwhile, Austin Shupp continues his offensive output by recording another goal for the Bombers.
The Bombers' Rich Roselli recorded four saves in the losing effort.
This MVC battle was a continuation from a rain-delayed game that began two weeks ago. East Stroudsburg South ended up being victorious in overtime, 2-1.
Joe Marks scored the lone goal for Lehighton.
Meanwhile, Jacova scored for ESS in regulation and Hirsch netted the game winner in overtime.
Palmerton defeated Bethlehem Catholic, 3-1.
The Blue Bombers had eight shots on goal to just two by Becahi.
Goals for the Blue Bombers were scored by Stephanie Brinker, Antonia Aita, and Kelly Westermann.
Maggie Melham scored for the Golden Hawks.
Pen Argyl-No. Lehigh
Tiff Yesik scored off a Morgan Zellner assist for the Lady Bulldogs as they defeated Pen Argyl 2-1.
In a game that saw Nolehi outshoot the Green Knights 11-5, the Bulldogs also got a goal from Rachel Pappas off a feed from teammate Karlyna Kemery earlier on.
Pen Argyl's Emily Hinton scored her team's goal.
Northwestern defeated Bangor, 5-0.
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The Blue Bombers' Brianna Doherty scored six goals in a game against the Lady Rough Riders, as her team pulled off a 9-0 shutout win.
Jenna Creed, Elissa Plocinik and Jaclyn Wood also recorded a goal apiece in the win, while Doherty, Sabreena Strauch and Megan Peck all had assists. Kendra Pekurny had four assists in the win, while Johanna Matsko added three.
Kyra Bulino and Gabrielle Evans each scored two goals apiece for Pottsville to lead them to a 4-0 win over Tamaqua in Schuylkill league play.
The Crimson Tide outshot the Blue Raiders 32-6 in the game with Tamaqua's Carly Sassaman stopping 16 shots on goal in the losing effort.
Pottsville won the JV contest, 3-1 as well to take the sweep.
The Wreckers came close, but the Red Raiders pulled out a 5-4 win in a Schuylkill Division I contest.
Bailey Trell's two goals led Lourdes. Weatherly got goals from Sara Peiser, Ally Isom, Bree Hoffman and Angela Brill.
Jim Thorpe-Pine Grove
Two second half goals by Mackenzie Lesh lifted the Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Olympians in Division I action.
Cat Condly had both goals for Jim Thorpe.
The Olympians are now 5-4 overall and 3-4 in league play.
William Allen-Pleasant Vy
Pleasant Valley defeated William Allen, 5-2.
Emily Thek and Mackie Caffrey swept through their singles' opponents in straight sets.
With the victory, Pleasant Valley improves to 11-4 on the season.
Pleasant Vy. 5, Allen 2
Jelena Bajic (A) def. Madison Olexson, 6-1,6-3; Emily Thek (PV) def. Keri Hartz, 6-3,6-4; Mackie Caffrey (PV) def. Ree Moh 6-2,6-2.
Bajic/Moe (A) def. Ashley Coleman/Caffrey 8-1; Sarina Tufano/Pauola Mieles (PV) def. Eilian Alcantara/Genesis Moran 6-1,6-1; Andrea Nale/Emily Borger (PV) def. Mary Gilbert/Korena Mendez 6-1,6-2; Amanda Hoag/Monica Jarug def. Leticia Malendez/Diana Malendez 6-4, 6-3.
Pocono Mt West-Tamaqua
Tamaqua defeated Pocono Mountain West, 3-2.
Carly Fenstermacher manhandled her opponent at number three singles without relinquishing a single game, while the Blue Raiders' two doubles teams had to go three sets before earning their hard-fought wins.
Tamaqua 3, PM West 2
Annette Schroter (PMW) def. Sarah Zoba 1-6, 6-0, 6-1; Natalie Schroter (PMW) def. Maddie Dolinsky 6-4, 6-1; Carly Fenstermacher (T) def. Lashawna Griffith 6-0, 6-0.
Allison Pedersen/Beth Kistler (T) def. Gabrielle Vargas/Rebecca Salguerro 4-6,6-2,6-1; Maddie Davis/Emma Osenbach (T) def. Grace Fruauff/Maeve Corrigan 6-2,6-0.
The Fillies won their Division III-IV crossover game against the Trojans by scores of 25-8, 25-9, 25-11.
Abby Stankiewitch had 11 kills and two blocks, while Sophie Myers added five kills and five aces and Grace Boyle had four kills, five digs two aces.
The Fillies are now 8-1 overall and 7-0 in league play.
The Lady Tigers downed Pocono Mountain West in a non-league contest, 25-16, 25-18, and 25-17.
The JV game also went to Northwestern, as it prevailed in two straight games.
Halifax downed the Lady Wreckers in straight sets, 25-12, 25-9, 25-18.
Shannon Sarosky led Weatherly with three aces, eight assists and a block, while Sam Hartz had six digs and a kill, Lexi Hartz had two kills and two digs and Megan McClintock had four digs.
Halifax also won the JV game, 2-1.
Lourdes looked like it was on its way to an easy win over Jim Thorpe. The Red Raiders moved out to a 2-0 lead, but the Lady Olympians fought back and reeled off the next three games to pull off the win, 3-2.
The winners prevailed, 11-25, 19-24, 25-19, 25-19, 15-11.
Mackenzie Walck had 14 kills and six blocks for the Lady Olympians, while Riley Carroll had 15 assists, 15 digs, and two kills, and Nicole Nace had eight digs and six kills. Dara Conte had 12 digs and Erin Shigo had 15 digs, as well.