Local roundup: Results from April 8
The Northwestern boys and girls posted big wins over Northern Lehigh in track and field action on Thursday.
TRACK AND FIELD
Northwestern swept Northern Lehigh in Colonial League action.
The Tigers cruised to a 120-21 win on the boys’ side, while the hosts posted a 120-29 victory on the girls’ side.
Joshua Heilman won the 200 and 400 for the Tigers, and tied for first in the 100 with teammate Evan Anderson. Caitlyn Miller (discus, javelin), Nathan Vincent (800, 1600) and Justin Rodda (long jump, high jump) also had multiple first-place finishes.
Lauren Schellhammer (200), Haley Dubois (400), Kailyn Jones (800), Emily Fagan (1600), Maci Fisher (3200), Kirsten Mauer (long jump), Emma Nelson (triple jump) and Grace Yost (pole vault) all had wins in the girls’ contest.
Kristen Guelcher (100, 100H) led the Bulldogs with two individual wins. Cadence Whalen (high jump), Hailey Evans (shot put), Caleb Hankee (110H) and Hunter Zehner (300H) also recorded victories.
Northwestern 120, Northern Lehigh 21
100 - 1. (tie) Joshua Heilman (NW) and Evan Anderson (NW) 11.6, 3. Brandon Smeltz (NW); 200 - 1. Joshua Heilman (NW) 24.5, 2. Brandon Smeltz (NW), 3. Jackson Moyes (NW); 400 - 1. Joshua Heilman (NW) 53.5, 2. Jackson Moyes (NW), 3. Ben Griffith (NW); 800 - 1. Nathan Vincent (NW) 2:12.8, 2. Will Gruen (NW), 3. Ethan Kozlowski (NW); 1600 - 1. Nathan Vincent (NW) 4:54.2, 2. Joe Chukoskie (NW), 3. Will Gruen (NW); 3200 - 1. Cole Chukoskie (NW) 10:27.0, 2. Samuel Bower (NW), 3. Matthew Santana (NW); 110H - 1. Caleb Hankee (NL) 17.5, 2. Hunter Zehner (NL), 3. Chase Jones (NL); 300H - 1. Hunter Zehner (NL) 44.8, 2. Kenneth Dyer (NL), 3. Dominic Yeakel (NW); 1600 Relay - Northwestern (Evan Anderson, Ben Griffith, Isaac Frey, Joseph Russo) 4:08.3; 3200 Relay - Northwestern (Samuel Bower, Cole Chukoskie, Jared Stitzel, Matthew Santana) 13:47.8; Long Jump - 1. Justin Rodda (NW) 18-7, 2. Asa Fogal (NW), 3. Kit Kahm (NW); Triple Jump - 1. Andres Garrido (NW) 37-0.5, 2. Kenneth Dyer (NL), 3. Kit Kahm (NW); High Jump - 1. Justin Rodda (NW) 5-1; Shot Put - 1. Colin Myers (NW) 33-4.5, 2. Josiah Gornicz (NW), 3. Isaiah Johri (NW); Discus – 1. Matthew Cabansag (NW) 84-8, 2. Isaiah Johri (NW), 3. Josiah Gornicz (NW); Javelin - 1. Jared Stitzel (NW) 123-3, 2. Josiah Gornicz (NW), 3. Colin Myers (NW); Pole Vault
- 1. Rhys George (NW) 11-0, 2. Cayden Kuhns (NW), 3. Brady Hanzarik (NL).
Northwestern 120, Northern Lehigh 29
100 - 1. Kristen Guelcher (NL) 13.1, 2. Lauren Schellhammer (NW), 3. Jakayla Holmes (NW); 200 - 1. Lauren Schellhammer (NW) 28.8, 2. Abby Pomajevich (NW), 3. Jakayla Holmes (NW); 400 - 1. Haley Dubois (NW) 1:08.0, 2. Katie Brensinger (NW), 3. Naomi Glassberg (NW); 800 - 1. Kailyn Jones (NW) 2:53.2, 2. Sarah Yeakel (NW), 3. Kelly Moloney (NW); 1600 - 1. Emily Fagan (NW) 5:58.7, 2. Zoe Manbeck (NW), 3. Emma Rutkowski (NW); 3200 - 1. Maci Fisher (NW) 14:01.0, 2. Mya Conti (NW); 100H - 1. Kristen Guelcher (NL) 17.9, 2. Molly Boushell (NW), 3. Olivia Horninger (NL); 300H - 1. Mollyt Boushell (NW) 54.1, 2. Jayden Gillette (NW), 3. Charlize Bobbyn (NW); 400 Relay - Northwestern (Kailyn Jones, Jakayla Holmes, Abby Pomajevich, Lauren Schellhammer) 53.8; 1600 Relay - Northwestern (Naomi Glassberg, Sarah Renner, Jakayla Holmes, Caitlyn Miller) 4:43.6; 3200 Relay - Northwestern (Maci Fisher, Emily Fagan, Kailyn Jones, Zoe Manbeck) 13:53.9; Long Jump - 1. Kirsten Mauer (NW) 14-5.5, 2. Olivia Horninger (NL), 3. Faith Yost (NW); Triple Jump - 1. Emma Nelson (NW) 30-11.25, 2. Kirsten Mauer (NW), 3. Carly Mikulski (NL); High Jump - 1. Cadence Whalen (NL) 4-9, 2. Faith Yost (NW), 3. Kirsten Mauer (NW); Shot Put - 1. Hailey Evans (NL) 31-2, 2. Maria Kirkopoulos (NW), 3. Paige Sevrain (NW); Discus - 1. Caitlyn Miller (NW) 78-9, 2. Hailey Evans (NL), 3. Kelsea Kaschak (NW); Javelin - 1. Caitlyn Miller (NW) 112-3, 2. Maria Kirkopoulos (NW), 3. Hailey Evans (NL); Pole Vault
- 1. Grace Yost (NW) 7-0, 2. Ashley Haas (NW), 3. Amy Andreoli (NW).
Palmerton and Palisades split in Colonial League action.
The Bomber boys earned a 76-74 win, while the host Pirates ran away with a 113-36 victory on the girls’ side.
Jonathan Perloni (110H, 300H), Corlan Wood (triple jump, pole vault) and Brody Muniz (shot put, javelin) keyed the boys’ victory.
Pamerton’s Natalie Mosier finished first in the 800 and the 1600 in the girls’ meet.
Palmerton 76, Palisades 74
100 - 1. Nathaniel Hendricks (Pali) 11.9, 2. Lucas Heydt (Palm), 3. Devon White (Palm); 200 - 1. Nathaniel Hendricks (Pali) 24.0, 2. Devon White (Palm), 3. Aidan Balikie (Pali); 400 - 1. Marcus Yearwood (Pali) 53.6, 2. Liam McDowell (Pali), 3. Byrce Marino (Palm); 800 - 1. Thomas Smigo (Pali) 2:08.7, 2. Michael Noyola (Palm), 3. Owen Hibell (Palm); 1600 - 1. Thomas Smigo (Pali) 4:53.4, 2. Michael Noyola (Palm), 3. Mitchell Campbell (Pali); 3200 - 1. Owen Hibell (Palm) 11:26.1, 2. Mitchell Campbell (Pali), 3. Michael Noyola (Palm); 110H - 1. Jonathan Perloni (Palm) 16.4, 2. Griffin Campbell (Pali), 3. Dylan Bartholomew (Palm); 300H - 1. Jonathan Perloni (Palm) 44.2, 2. Bryce Guthier (Pali), 3. Griffin Campbell (Pali); 400 Relay - Palmerton (Lucas Heydt, Devon White, Dylan Bartholomew, Dominic Kintz) 47.1; 1600 Relay - Palisades 3:43.8; 3200 Relay - Palisades 9:38.9; Long Jump - 1. Jake Benner (Pali) 19-11.25, 2. Bryce Guthier (Pali), 3. Ben Tubiello (Pali); Triple Jump - 1. Corlan Wood (Palm) 40-10, 2. Jake Benner (Pali), 3. Ben Tubiello (Pali); High Jump - 1. Jake Benner (Pali) 5-10, 2. Ben Tubiello (Pali), 3. Blake Reinard (Pali); Shot Put - 1. Brody Muniz (Palm) 36-9, 2. John Schaible (Palm), 3. Garrett Modig (Pali); Discus - 1. Owen Buck (Palm) 116-4.50, 2. Brody Muniz (Palm), 3. Tim Iles (Palm); Javelin - 1. Brody Muniz (Palm) 147-2, 2. Lucas Heydt (Palm), 3. Owen Buck (Palm); Pole Vault
- 1. Corlan Wood (Palm) 11-0, 2. Harrison Dailey (Palm), 3. Matthew McClintic (Pali).
Palisades 113, Palmerton 36
100 - 1. Sydney Odle (Pali) 13.2, 2. Emma Christman (Palm), 3. Holly Pason (Pali); 200 - 1. Sydney Odle (Pali) 27.9, 2. Delaney Frank (Palm), 3. Charlotte Houghton (Pali); 400 - 1. Charlotte Houghton (Pali) 1:06.4, 2. Amelia Smith (Pali), 3. Abby Mount (Pali); 800 - 1. Natalie Mosier (Palm) 2:35.2, 2. Amelia Smith (Pali), 3. Alayna Stiansen (Pali); 1600 - 1. Natalie Mosier (Palm) 5:39.1, 2. Alayna Stiansen (Pali), 3. Sara Reguera (Pali); 3200 - 1. Sara Reguera (Pali) 13:25.2, 2. Libby Stiansen (Pali), 3. Cecelia Pyfer (Palm); 100H - 1. Skye Porter (Pali) 17.6, 2. Morgan Magditch (Pali), 3. Kayla Walker (Pali); 300H - 1. Kayla Walker (Pali) 54.1, 2. Morgan Magditch (Pali), 3. Mary Koch (Pali); 400 Relay - Palisades 53.2; 1600 Relay - Palisades 4:31.8; 3200 Relay - Palisades 11:42.7; Long Jump - 1. Trinity Williams (Pali) 16-0.75, 2. Emma Christman (Palm), 3. Paige Casterline (Pali); Triple Jump - 1. Trinity Williams (Pali) 33-11.50, 2. Alayna Stiansen (Pali), 3. Lucia Brunton-Dardaris (Pali); High Jump - 1. Trinity Williams (Pali) 5-0, 2. Danielle Mertz (Palm), 3. Paige Casterline (Pali); Shot Put - 1. Delaney Hilferty (Pali) 31-0.50, 2. Katelyn Shoemaker (Pali), 3. Abigail Fredericks (Palm); Discus - 1. Abigail Fredericks (Palm) 83-6, 2. Delaney Hilferty (Pali), 3. Abby Reis (Palm); Javelin - 1. Katelyn Shoemaker (Pali) 114-5, 2. Delaney Hilferty (Pali), 3. Abigail Fredericks (Palm); Pole Vault
- 1. Ana Recker (Palm) 8-0, 2. Skylar Donaldson (Pali).
Jim Thorpe rallied with eight runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to claim a 10-5 Schuylkill League victory over Pottsville.
Christy McLean blasted a three-run home run in the decisive inning as the Olympians (2-2) erased a 4-2 deficit. McLean finished with two hits, three runs and three RBIs.
Carson Rosenberger was 2-for-4 with a single, double and four RBIs, while Trista Gehris collected two hits and drove home a pair of runs. Nadya Soliman also chipped in with two hits. Winning pitcher Amanda Goodchild struck out seven batters.
Jersey Lynn-Cook hit two homers for the Tide (2-3) among her three hits and finished with four RBIs. Emma Janowski also homered.
Pottsville 001 030 1 - 5 8 4
Jim Thorpe 200 008 x - 10 10 0
Janowski, Welsh (5) and Bowers; Goodchild and Mahmde. W - Goodchild. L - Welsh. HR: Pottsville - Lynn-Cook (3rd, none on; 5th, two on); Janowski (5th, none on); Jim Thorpe - McLean (6th, two on).
Marian rolled to a 16-5 Schuylkill League win over Shenandoah Valley.
Athena Matenkoski collected four hits, three RBIs and scored five runs for the Fillies (3-0, 2-0). Mia Nemeth had two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs. Gracie Gallagher scored three times and collected two hits, and Morgan Kelly drove in three runs and had a triple. Jackie Guth added a double.
Kelly also struck out 11 in the contest.
Marian 240 235 - 16 13 5
Shenandoah 100 202 - 5 7 6
Kelly and Grabosky; Davis and Menjivar. W - Kelly. L - Davis.
Weatherly cruised to a 16-0 Schuylkill League win over Panther Valley.
Amanda Colecio had three doubles for the Wreckers (3-1), while Ashley James added two singles and a double. Alexis Colecio finished with two doubles, and Marissa Hoffman had a single and a double.
Weatherly pitcher Madyson Vonfrisch didn’t allow a hit over her three innings of work.
Weatherly 367 - 16 12 0
Panther Valley 000 - 0 0 3
Vonfrisch and Al. Colecio; Beshock, Greco (2) and Rex, Yuricheck (2). W - Vonfrisch. L - Beshock.
Three runs in the top of the seventh inning pushed Blue Mountain past Tamaqua for a 7-4 Schuylkill League win.
Bryn Russian was 2-for-4 with a solo homer and three runs scored for the Eagles (3-1). Maria Friewald (two runs), Mattea Dayson and Elle Walasavage (double, RBI, run) also had two hits, while Paige Bergan added a solo home run.
Riley MacMillan was 3-for-3 with two singles, a double, run scored and two RBIs for the Blue Raiders (2-4). She also had an RBI double to score Hailey Williams in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie the game at 4-4.
Bryn Clifford finished with 16 strikeouts in the circle for Tamaqua in seven innings of work.
Blue Mountain 101 110 3 - 7 11 0
Tamaqua 001 201 0 - 4 6 4
Friewald and Bergan; Clifford and Warne. W - Friewald. L - Clifford. HR: Blue Mountain - Russian (3rd, none on), Bergan (4th, none on).
Lourdes edged Lehighton 9-8 in a Schuylkill League contest.
Avery Dawkus had two triples and a double for Lourdes (2-2), which scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth to take a 9-7 lead. Makayla Adams collected two hits and scored two runs.
Mia Snyder went 4-for-5 with four RBIs and two runs scored for the Tribe (0-3), who pounded out 15 hits in the contest and rallied with four runs in the top of the sixth to take a 7-6 lead. Snyder had a triple and a double, while Maggie Pagotto had a double among her three hits and also scored two runs.
Lehighton 210 004 1 - 8 15 5
Lourdes 501 003 x - 9 10 1
Yuskoski and Brown; Miller and Bergdahl. W - Yuskoski. L - Miller.
A five-run fourth inning helped Pleasant Valley turn back Stroudsburg for an 8-5 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference win at Coca-Cola Park.
Nathan Loch had two hits and two runs for the Bears (3-0), who led 7-0 after the fourth. Andrew Meitzler added two hits, one a double, and an RBI.
PV’s Jake Gethen also finished with three RBIs.
Stroudsburg 000 023 0 - 5 6 6
Pleasant Valley 011 510 x - 8 7 2
Sparks, Litts (5) and Dorst; Walters, Mostosky (6) and Meitzler. W - Walters. L - Sparks.
A six-run second inning helped Panther Valley cruise to an 11-1 Schuylkill League win over Weatherly.
Cody Orsulak paced the Panthers (4-0) with two hits, one a double, two runs and an RBI, while Johnny Byers chipped in with a single, two runs and two RBIs. Brad Hood added a single and knocked in two runs.
Panthers’ winning pitcher Michael Pascoe allowed just two hits and two walks, while striking out seven.
Ben Ramirez collected both hits and scored the only run for the Wreckers (0-2).
Weatherly 000 10 - 1 2 5
Panther Valley 162 2x - 11 7 0
Zuberi, Ramirez (2) and Colecio; Pascoe and Orsulak. W - Pascoe. L - Zuberi.
A big second inning lifted Blue Mountain to a 9-6 Schuylkill League victory over Tamaqua.
The Eagles (1-1) scored six runs in the frame. Preston Sincavage had two hits for the winners.
Tyler Hazlet was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored for the Raiders (0-3), who cut the deficit to 7-6 after five innings, but Blue Mountain added two more runs in the top of the sixth.
Kaleb Muschock had a double and two RBIs, and Nate Wickersham also drove in two runs.
Blue Mountain 061 002 0 - 9 5 2
Tamaqua 002 220 0 - 6 6 5
Yuengling, Cryts (5) and Tidmore; Miller, Muschock (3), Coleman (6) and Wickersham. W - Yuengling. L - Miller.
Pottsville pulled away from Jim Thorpe for an 11-1 Schuylkill League win.
Tide (2-3) pitcher John Holobetz kept the Olympians in check, allowing three hits and striking out 11 without surrendering a walk. Holobetz also helped his own cause at the plate, delivering three hits and knocking in three runs.
Caiden Hurley and Jared Marykwas both collected two hits for the Olympians (3-2).
Pottsville 010 215 2 - 11 10 2
Jim Thorpe 010 000 0 - 1 3 2
Holobetz, Adams (7) and Salem; Marykwas, Joyce (6), Cadugan-Dougherty (7) and Wimmer. W - Holobetz. L - Marykwas.
A five-run fourth inning helped Shenandoah Valley gain a 9-5 Schuylkill League victory over Marian.
Nicholas Mikita paced the Blue Devils (3-1) at the plate, finishing with three hits and three RBIs.
The Colts (1-2) received a hit and a run from both Brian Hinkle and Chase Petrilyak, while Julian Rickert and Jake Chulock both finished with a hit and an RBI.
Marian 002 010 0 - 3 5 5
Shenandoah 002 520 x - 9 11 3
Bobish, Hinkle (4) and Rickert; Matta, Najda (5), Kosar (7) and Vevasis. W - Matta. L - Bobish.
Jack Kaye, Gavin Bauman and Nick Iandoli all had hat tricks as Pleasant Valley defeated Liberty, 11-7, in an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference match.
The victory was the first of the season for the Bears (1-4), who also got goals from Laz Garcia and Joey Brustein.
Kaye, Billy Power and Colden Rother akk had assists for PV. Winning goalie Ben Thomaszewski had 12 saves.
Alexandra Bush scored five goals and Pleasant Valley rolled to a 16-2 win over Liberty in Eastern Pennsylvania Conference action.
Bush also had three assists for the Bears (2-1), who had seven different players score. Brielle McInaw and Riley both had three goals apiece, with McInaw also recording four assists. Julia DeYoung collected a goal and an assist.
Pleasant Valley won the JV game, 14-0.
Jim Thorpe gained a 3-2 victory over Lehighton.
Daniel Teets and Brendan McDermott earned wins in singles action for the Olympians (7-2).
The Indians’ Aaron Miller posted a victory at No. 1 singles. Lehighton dropped to 2-4.
Jim Thorpe 3, Lehighton 2
Aaron Miller (L) def. Connor Rodgers 7-5, 6-1; Daniel Teets (JT) def. Daniel Hoppes 6-1, 6-0; Brendan McDermott (JT) def. Luke Blauch 6-1, 6-4.
Michael Carroll/Samuel Seachrest (JT) def. Kira Hregician/Hailey Hoffman 6-2, 6-0; Lehighton No. 2 doubles won by forfeit.
Southern Lehigh blanked Palmerton, 5-0, in Colonial League action.
Spencer Goodman, Harrison Clark and Noah Tobin all swept singles’ play for the Spartans.
Southern Lehigh 5, Palmerton 0
Spencer Goodman (SL) def. Hunter Connell 6-0, 6-0; Harrison Clark (SL) def. Nolan Walters 6-0, 6-0; Noah Tobin (SL) def. Madison Balliet 6-0, 6-0.
Zach Lebby/Jadon Trackim (SL) def. Brayden Kline/Logan Connelly 6-0, 6-0; Cooper Kline/Thijs Immerzell (SL) def. Riley Fallon/Tyler Shollenberger 6-0, 6-0.