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Local Roundup: Results from Sept. 23

Jim Thorpe posted wins over North Schuylkill in two different sports on Thursday.

The Olympians defeated the Spartans in both boys soccer and volleyball.

Other area volleyball teams to pick up wins included Marian, Lehighton and Tamaqua.


No. Schuylkill-Jim Thorpe

Keiran Mele scored a pair of goals as Jim Thorpe posted a 4-1 Schuylkill League victory over North Schuylkill.

The Olympians opened the scoring on TJ Dudak’s penalty kick and doubled the advantage on a tally by Dawson Meckes.

Mele registered both his goals in the second half to help Thorpe improve to 5-3-2 overall and 3-1-2 in the league.

Dudak also assisted on a goal, while Jayden Chambers and Noah Geiser added helpers.

Scoring for the Spartans was Dean Purcelll.

Saucon Valley-No. Lehigh

Kennedy scored a pair of goals to help Saucon Valley earn a 4-0 Colonial League victory over Northern Lehigh.

The Panthers also received goals from Mikuta and Twardzik, while Walsh finished with a pair of assists.

The loss dropped the Bulldogs to 0-7.

Williams Valley-Marian

In a Schuylkill League match from Wednesday, Williams Valley pulled away from Marian for an 8-1 victory.

Jayden Hechler registered a hat trick for the Vikings.

The Colts’ only goal came from Nathaniel Rosario.


Jim Thorpe-No. Schuylkill

Kristin Pompa had 15 kills, two aces and four digs to help Jim Thorpe gain a 25-22, 25-17, 25-27, 25-15 Schuylkill League victory over North Schuylkill.

Brooke Mitzen added eight kills and three aces to the winning cause, while Riley Solt posted seven kills.

Andi Hoherchak finished with 24 assists, four aces and six digs, with Haylei James and Leah Figura collecting 15 and 14 digs, respectively.

The Olympians (7-1) also received four kills from Alexandra Ramey.


Ashlyn Klitsch had 21 assists and 10 digs as Marian swept Tri-Valley 25-18, 25-19, 25-18 in Schuylkill League action.

Charlotte Vinson recorded seven kills and three aces for the Fillies, while Megan Paisley added six kills and six digs.

The Fillies (6-1) also received 14 digs and two assists from Lauren Reaman, and 12 digs and five kills from Rhiannon Brady..


Megan Aaron had 12 kills and four aces to help Lehighton register a 25-9, 25-8, 25-18 Schuylkill League victory over Lourdes.

Madelyn Stoffey finished with four kills and three blocks for the Indians, while Cady Gustafson added four digs and four aces.

The winners also received 12 assists from Madeline Sofranko and seven assists from Mia Snyder.

The victory evened Lehighton’s record at 4-4.

Tamaqua-Schuylkill Haven

Tamaqua swept Schuylkill Haven in Schuylkill League action, 25-13, 25-23, 25-22.

Lacey Beers had eight digs and three aces for the Blue Raiders, while Ashlyn Houser added eight digs and an ace.

Jillian Tite contributed two kills and two aces to the winning cause, with Erika Gerhard registering three aces.

Tamaqua, now 3-5, also received four digs and a pair of aces from Eileen Lusch.


Weatherly dropped a 25-12, 25-14, 25-15 Schuylkill League decision to Minersville.

Gianna Lowman had four kills and three digs for the Wreckers, while Kelly Michaels finished with three kills.

Taylor Davidovich and Huntye Eichhorst both had three assists, with Davidovich also adding three digs. Jenna Winkler contributed three block and two digs, and Christal Kislan chipped in with three digs.

The loss dropped Weatherly to 1-8.

Northwestern-Saucon Vy.

Saucon Valley posted a 25-18, 28-26, 23-25, 25-18 Colonial League victory over Northwestern.

Jenna Breininger had 18 kills and five aces for the Tigers, while Olivia Silfies added 10 kills and four aces.

Northwestern (5-4) also received 19 assists from Brooke Dwane, and 16 digs and four aces from Kylie Nagle.

Georgly Sakharov (22) of Jim Thorpe kicks the ball away from a North Schuylkill player. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS