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Burke, JT tennis have record-setting days

Sayler Burke made history in Palmerton’s field hockey team win over Palisades on Wednesday.

The Jim Thorpe girls’ tennis team also added to its stellar season by setting a school record for wins with a victory over Allen.



Sayler Burke’s record-breaking goal and two assists highlighted Palmerton’s 4-2 Colonial League win over Palisades.

Burke’s score was the 29th of her career, which makes her the school’s all-time leading goal scorer.

Ana Recker, Emily Baumgardt and Jillian Frank also found the back of the cage for the Bombers. Frank and Emily Butz were credited with assists.

Pen Argyl-No. Lehigh

Jada Mills’ goal with 7:09 left in overtime propelled Northern Lehigh to a 1-0 Colonial League win over Pen Argyl.

The Bulldogs held a 15-1 edge in shots and a 15-3 difference in penalty corners.

Kendall Heiney made one save to post the shutout, while her counterpart, Macie Weber, finished with 15 saves.


Bangor edged Northwestern for a 1-0 Colonial League victory.

The Slaters’ Monatana Ott scored the game’s lone goal with 17:38 left in the second half.

No other information was provided to the Times News before press time.


Allen-Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe broke a school-record for wins in a season with a 3-2 victory over William Allen.

The Olympian duos of Angelica Uzar and Evelyn Flores, and Chloe Getz and Trista Gehris, helped seal the record with doubles’ victories.

Jim Thorpe improves to 11-1 on the season, bettering the win total of the 2007 Olympian team that went 10-6

Jim Thorpe 3, Allen 2


Leanne Van Essendelft (JT) def. Ruth Stuart 7-5, 6-1; Lindsay Shoemaker (WA) 7-6 (8-6 tiebreaker), 1-6, 6-0; Khaelela Blake (WA) def. Kaitlyn O’Neil 6-1, 6-4


Angelica Uzar/Evelyn Flores (JT) def. Anna Tjettveit/Lauren Tullar 6-0, 6-3; Chloe Getz/Trista Gehris (JT) def. Melissa Fatzinger/Carrie Spangler 6-3, 6-3


Easton-Pleasant Valley

Zion Moore’s second-half goal sparked Pleasant Valley to a 1-0 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference win over Easton.

The Bears’ Mirza Sabovic was credited with the assist on the goal.

PV keeper Chris Price grabbed 11 saves to preserve the shutout.

N. Schuylkill-Tamaqua

A quick start lifted Tamaqua to a 6-2 Schuylkill League Division 1 win over North Schuylkill.

Jacob Rudy scored twice in the first half as the Raiders built a 4-0 advantage, while Nathaniel Noftz added two goals and an assist. Tyler Steigerwalt was credited with two assists.

Mason Dolinsky and Mateo Gomez also scored for Tamaqua, which held a 29-10 edge in shots on goal, and an 8-4 advantage in corners.

The Raiders won the JV game, 7-1.


Northwestern and Freedom played to a 0-0 draw in a non-league match.

Derek Bast made nine saves for the Patriots.

No other statistics from this match were provided to the Times News.



Gillingham-N. Schuylkill

The Tamaqua girls swept a Schuylkill League meet at North Schuylkill, while the Weatherly boys finished 2-1.

The Blue Raider boys and Wrecker girls went 1-2.

Scotty Zoscin captured a first-place finish in the boys’ race for the Wreckers, while the Blue Raiders’ Sarah Maue recorded an area-best third-place finish in the girls’ event.

Tamaqua’s Brandon Fogarty finished in fourth place. Brianna Dumond and Frances Kabana finished fourth and fifth, respectively, in the girls’ race.

Abby Hernandez posted a Lady Wreckers’ best in 15th.


Tamaqua 16, Gillingham Charter 50

North Schuylkill 23, Tamaqua 32

Weatherly 25, Tamaqua 30

North Schuylkill 26, Weatherly 29

Weatherly 15, Gillingham Charter 50

1.S.Zoscin (W) 18:23, 2. J. Flynn (NS), 3. S. McCabe (NS), 4. B. Fogarty (T), 5. J. Nahas (NS), 6. D. Stianche (T), 7. A. Maguschak (W), 8. F. Willis (W), 9. R. Ray (W), 10. C. Osenbach (T), 11. R. Oravitz (NS), 12. D. Borden (T), 13. E. Houser (NS), 14. N. Berger (W), 15. J. Webber (GC), 16. A. Humes (T), 17. P. Richie (T), 18. T. Ehrig (T), 19. L. Borden (T), 20. A. Fiorilla (T).


Tamaqua 27, North Schuylkill 31

Tamaqua 15, Gillingham Charter 50

Tamaqua 15, Weatherly 50

Weatherly 15, Gillingham Charter 50

North Schuylkill 15, Weatherly 49

1.C. McCormick (NS) 19:20, 2. R. Schwalm (NS), 3. S. Maue (T), 4. B. Dumond (T), 5. F. Kabana (T), 6. G. Setegmerten (T), 7. K. McCormick (NS), 8. B. DeAngelo (NS), 9. A. Gerber (T), 10. L. Mateyak (T), 11. M. Jones (T), 12. K. Erbe (T), 13. M. Wolfrand (NS), 14. M. Shimko (T), 15. A. Hernandez (W), 16. G. Kessler (NS), 17. G. Guenther (NS), 18. J. Gong (NS), 19. M. Bankes (W), 20. K. Holbert (GC).

No. Lehigh-PalmertonNorthwestern-Bangor-

Wilson-Pen Argyl

The Northern Lehigh and Northwestern girls both went 3-0 in a Colonial League meet at Pen Argyl.

The Northwestern boys followed with a 2-1 mark.

Reagan Pender led the way for the Bulldogs with a first-place finish in the girls’ meet, while Jacob Martinez shined by recording a second-place finish for the Bombers’ in the boy’s meet.

The Tigers’ trio of Madeline Consuelos, Sarah Supplee and Kailyn Jones finished third, fourth and fifth respectively, while Lily Bruer recorded a Bombers’ best with a 29th-place finish.

Preston Kemery collected a Bulldogs’ best in the boys’ meet with a fifth-place finish, while Cole Chukoskie finished in sixth place for the Tigers.


Pen Argyl 26, Northern Lehigh 29

Bangor 20, Northern Lehigh 38

Wilson 24, Northern Lehigh 33

Bangor 25, Northwestern 31

Northwestern 22, Pen Argyl 38

Northwestern 17, Wilson 41

Pen Argyl 25, Palmerton 30

Bangor 21, Palmerton 40

Wilson 25, Palmerton 36

1. Anthony Coppolella (PA) 17:04.13, 2. Jacob Martinez (P), 3. Marino Bubba (B), 4. Morgan O’Brien (B), 5. Preston Kemery (NL), 6. Cole Chukoskie (NW), 7. Mike Coleman (B), 8. RJ Zack (NW), 9. Joe Pleban (NW), 10. Trever Weidman (B), 11. Trent Geist (P), 12. Hunter Weaver (PA), 13. Kyron Levan (W), 14. Josiah Allred (NW), 15. Matthew Boushell (NW), 16. Aiden Dufal (W), 17. Josh Javier (W), 18. Nathan Vincent (NW), 19. Carlton Davies (NL), 20. Joshua Deremer (PA).


Northern Lehigh 27, Bangor 30

Northwestern 15, Bangor 49

Bangor 15, Palmerton 50

Northern Lehigh 15, Pen Argyl 50

Northern Lehigh 27, Wilson 28

Northwestern 15, Pen Argyl 50

Northwestern 20, Wilson 42

Wilson 15, Palmerton 50

1. Reagan Pender (NL) 19:52.37, 2. Jillian Pote (W), 3. Madeline Consuelos (NW), 4. Sarah Supplee (NW), 5. Kailyn Jones (NW), 6. Alyssa Zack (NW), 7. Allison Costa (NW), 8. Molly McGorry (NW), 9. Emily Labar (B), 10. Katie Guelcher (NL), 11. Lillie Altonen (W), 12. Ali Lorah (NL), 13. Roselyn Bernhard (NW), 14. Allison Talero (B), 15. McKayla Blazure (W), 16. Hannah Frankenfield (B), 17. Madison Santana (NW), 18. Meghan McDonald (NW), 19. Krista Warfle (PA), 20. Raiana Medina (W).


N. Schuylkill-Jim Thorpe

Lydia Wallace’s two goals highlighted Jim Thorpe’s 4-0 Schuylkill League win over North Schuylkill.

Heidi Washel and Eve Morris scored the other Olympians’ goals.

Kate Bos finished with nine saves to earn the shutout victory. It was Bos’ fourth shutout in the last five games.

Jim Thorpe moves to 4-4 on the season.


Pottsville rolled to a 7-1 Schuylkill League victory over Tamaqua.

Sandy Day led the Tide with two goals, while Ava Goodman followed with a goal and three assists.

Sophia Boyle scored the Blue Raiders’ lone goal, while keeper Baylee Reinhardt finished with 14 saves.


Bangor shut out Palmerton 3-0 in a Colonial League match.

Elyse Ippolito, Sarah Belon and Mattie Martin each had a goal for Bangor.

Bangor outshot the Blue Bombers 12-3.


Pen Argyl-Northwestern

Northwestern came out on top with a 417-480 Colonial League victory over Pen Argyl.

Luke Hallman posted medalist honors for the Tigers with a score of 78.

Northwestern 417, Pen Argyl 480


Luke Hallman 78, Joe Frey 80, Jake Dellicker 81, Aiden Remaley 86, Gabby Smalley 92


J. Dario 90, J. Fallos 92, S. Lakey 94, C. Ksuter 100, K. Fallos 104

Tamaqua-Jim Thorpe

Tamaqua defeated Jim Thorpe for a 353-510 Schuylkill League win.

The Blue Raiders’ Tyler Disbrow grabbed medalist honors with a 76.

Ed Weaver posted an Olympians’ best with a 121.

Tamaqua 353, Jim Thorpe 510


Tyler Disbrow 76, Nate Shellhamer 90, Tavio Agosti 93, Bill Shilko 94


Ed Weaver 121, Hunter Buskirk 126, Matt Fezenko 130, James Castlow 133.

Played at Jack Frost National.


Lourdes knocked off Lehighton for a 380-455 Schuylkill League victory.

Lourdes’ Ryan Ciocco carded medalist honors with an 82.

Aaron Miller recorded an Indians’ best with a 101.

Lourdes 380, Lehighton 455


Aaron Miller 101, Sam Maholick 112, Stephen Heery 115, Josh Gandy 123


Ryan Ciocco 82, Thomas Schultz 86, Garrett Timco 98, Caleb Williams 114

Stroudsburg-Pleasant Vy.

Stroudsburg defeated Pleasant Valley 426-499 in Eastern Pennsylvania Conference play.

The Mounties’ Olivia Patrow finished medalist honors with a score of 74.

Steve Ottman recorded a Bears’ low score of 94.

Stroudsburg 426, Pleasant Valley 499


Steve Ottman 94, Henry Lui 98, Harrison Hanyon 98, Andrew Stewart 104, Dan Engle 105


Olivia Patrow 74, Ben Bentz 81, Jason Koch 88, Josh Jasionowicz 91, Mike Oehrlein 92

Played at Shawnee, par 72

N. Schuylkill-Weatherly

Weatherly carded a 390-429 Schuylkill League win over North Schuylkill.

The Wreckers’ Ashton Gerhard recorded a medalist score of 89.

Weatherly 390, North Schuylkill 429


Ashton Gerhard 89, Kevin Osifat 95, Ryan Fairchild 99, Ethan Broskoskie 107


Kris Wolfe 98, Mike Reilley 109, Brandon Lucas 109, Kevin Kovach 113

Pine Grove-Marian

Pine Grove topped Marian 413-430 in a Schuylkill League Division 2 match.

Karson Felty’s 96 led the Cardinals (9-1).

Jacob Artz posted an 86 to earn medalist honors for the Colts (6-3).

Pine Grove 413, Marian 430


Karson Felty 96, Griffin Nagle 98, Casey Kershner 108, Dustin Dubbs 111


Jacob Artz 86, Carl Moyer 110, Jonathan Grutza 113, Emily Reaman 121



Weatherly-Panther Valley

Weatherly defeated Panther Valley, 28-8.

Ashley Pleban scored 13 for the Wreckers, while Madison VonFrisch chipped in with four. Panther Valley was led by Mikayla Yuricheck, who had five points for PV.


Weatherly-Panther Valley

Weatherly defeated Panther Valley, 26-17.

Bethany Houser paved the way for Weatherly with 12 points. Madison Maynard had 12 for Panther Valley.


Tamaqua defeated Shenandoah, 28-10.

Carly Minchhoff and Lorelei Plasha had 12 points each to lead the Raiders.

Palmerton’s Sayler Burke (21) handles the ball during Wendesday’s game against Palisades. Burke scored a goal in the Bombers’ 4-2 victory. It was the 29th goal of her career, setting a new Palmerton field hockey record. RICH GEORGE/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS