Local Roundup: Results from Sept. 13
Three area field hockey teams - Lehighton, Northwestern and Palmerton - posted victories on Monday.
The Tigers also gained a win in volleyball, while the Blue Bombers earned a sweep in golf action.
Jim Thorpe was victorious in two sports, as the Olympians had success in both volleyball and tennis.
Maddy Brown scored two goals to propel Lehighton to a 4-1 victory over Northwest Area.
Brown scored both her goals in the second period to help the Indians grab a halftime lead.
Lehighton’s Maggie Pagotto and Faith Yeakel both added insurance goals in the fourth period.
Keeper Shelby Heater finished with six saves for the Indians (3-2).
Northwestern’s Cara Thomas scored the only two goals of the game to lead the Tigers to a 2-0 Colonial League victory over Northern Lehigh.
Thomas broke a scoreless tie with her first goal in the second period. She added an insurance tally in the fourth to help Northwestern improve to 2-2.
Brynn Balliet assisted on one of the goals, while goalie Gabby Gober recorded three saves.
For the Bulldogs, who dropped to 2-2, Kendall Heiney stopped eight shots.
Ana Recker’s hat trick helped Palmerton cruise to a 6-1 Colonial League victory over Salisbury.
Emma Christian added a goal and two assists, while Sydney Frantz and Skylar Kohler both tallied for the Bombers (3-2, 3-1).
Palmerton’s Mackenzie Long chipped in with an assist, and goalie Shannon Dougherty made four saves.
Kimberly Rudy scored two goals for Tamaqua, but the Blue Raiders dropped a 4-3 overtime decision to Catasauqua.
Rudy helped her team jump out to a 3-0 halftime lead, but the Roughies rallied for three goals in the second half and won it on Sydney Gebhardt’s tally after regulation.
Kolbe Robb also scored for Tamaqua, while Rudy added an assist. Goalie Zoe Seltzer made 13 saves.
The loss dropped the Raiders to 0-5.
Williams Valley rolled to a 10-0 Schuylkill League victory over Weatherly.
Despite allowing 10 goals, Wrecker goalie Emma Kane registered a whopping 40 saves.
The loss dropped Weatherly to 1-3.
MMI Prep-Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe’s doubles teams both posted wins to help the Olympians gain a 4-1 victory over MMI.
The teams of Hailey Trine and Kaylinn Trine, and Taylor Saba and Julia Green both won by identical 6-1, 6-0 scores.
Tara McLean also earned a win in singles play.
Thorpe improved to 6-2.
Jim Thorpe 4, MMI 1
Kendell Orozco (MMI) def. Gabby Nunez 6-0, 5-3 (retired); Tara McLean (JT) def. Kathryn Sissick 6-0, 1-0; (retired); Jim Thorpe won by forfeit.
Hailey Trine/Kaylinn Trine (JT) def. Kate Maloy/Eve Corazzo 6-1, 6-0; Taylor Saba/Julia Green (JT) def. Kasla Svendson/Diane Arias 6-1, 6-0.
Palmerton swept past Colonial League foes Moravian Academy and Pen Argyl to improve its record to 11-1.
Tyler Hager led a trio of Blue Bombers in the 70s as he finished with a 72. Josh Suto fired a 74, while Dominic Kintz ended with a 78.
Palmerton’s score of 394 topped Moravian Academy by seven strokes, while the Knights finished out of contention with a 496.
Moravian’s Evan Eichenlaub earned medalist honors with a 68.
Palmerton 394, Moravian Academy 401, Pen Argyl 496
Tyler Hager 72, Josh Suto 74, Dominic Kintz 78, Connor Reinhard 82, Kyle Sebelin 88.
Dylan Richardson 92, Luke Hackman 94, Jacob Martini 100, Jack McLaughlin 103, Joey Dossantos 107.
Evan Eichenlaub 68, Sebastian Holbrosk 76, Thomas Young 79, Jack Bonser 88, Ford Koch 90.
Played at Riverview.
Mahanoy Area remained undefeated at 11-0 after recording a 367-396 Schuylkill League victory over Weatherly.
Kaleb Maksimik posted a low of 86 for the Bears, while the Wreckers (2-5) received a team-low 94 from Jack Nemshick.
Mahanoy Area 367, Weatherly 396
Jack Nemshick 94, Owen Broskoskie 98, Tanner Hinkle 101, Maddie VonFrisch 103.
Kaleb Maksimik 86, Bobby Kaufman 89, Brady Najda 92, Brayden Maksimik 100.
So. Lehigh-Notre Dame GP- Northwestern
Northwestern was swept by Notre Dame-Green Pond and Southern Lehigh in Colonial League action.
Nate Knerr and Stone Sosnovik paced the Tigers (3-8) as both shot an 86.
The Spartans, who posted a pair of wins, had three golfers shoot in the 70s, with Frankie Boensch leading the way with a 72. Solehi posted a team score of 400 to easily top Northwestern (460) and the Crusaders (452).
Southern Lehigh 400, Notre Dame GP 452, Northwestern 460
Nate Knerr 86, Stone Sosnovik 86, Nick Scott 88, Eathan Bailey 98, Eli Dellicker 102.
Conner Rex 82, Cristofero Cucciuffo 82, Luke Gubernot 88, Andrew Lessing 98, Lucas Guimes 102.
Frankie Boensch 72, Michael Andrews 76, Colin Sarnoski 76, Dominic Cirocco 84, Bradley McClain 92.
Alexandra Ramey had 11 aces and three kills to help Jim Thorpe sweep Palmerton 25-8, 25-10, 25-4.
Andi Hoherchak finished with 18 assists and six aces for the Olympians, while Haylei James added seven aces.
The winners also received five kills from Kristin Pompa.
Thorpe is now 4-0, while the Bombers dropped to 0-6.
Northwestern rallied from a 2-0 deficit to gain a 13-25, 23-25, 25-21, 25-17, 15-6 nonleague victory over North Schuylkill.
Mia Ritter had 25 assists for the Tigers, while Olivia Silfies finished with six kills and six aces.
The winners also received three kills, three blocks and two aces from Sienna Alimonti.
Panther Valley-Saucon Vy.
Saucon Valley pulled out a 25-17, 12-25, 20-25, 25-22, 16-14 victory over Panther Valley.
The Panthers, who dropped to 2-1 after the tough defeat, received 11 kills and two blocks from Abbey Vermillion.
PV’s Riley McArdle recorded four kills, four aces and 15 digs, while Chloe Diekman finished with 28 digs. Sadie Trubilla added 17 assists, 13 digs and three aces.
Liberty swept past Pleasant Valley by scores of 25-14, 25-16 and 25-11.
The Bears’ Lexi Womack had four kills and three digs, while Brianna Bruckman finished with seven assists and five digs. Nora Jones added three kills and six digs, with Jackie James contributing two kills and four digs.
Sara Ballek chipped in with three kills, and Emily Shupp had five assists.
The loss dropped PV to 1-2.