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Local Roundup: Results from Sept. 28

The Northwestern boys cross country remained undefeated after earning a sweep on Tuesday.

The Tiger girls also swept the meet, while Northwestern also added wins in both boys and girls soccer.

Other winners included Palmerton and Northern Lehigh in girls soccer, and Marian and Lehighton in volleyball.


No. Lehigh-Northwestern- Bangor-Pen Argyl-


The Northwestern boys and girls teams both recorded sweeps in Colonial League action.

Both Tiger teams went 5-0, lifting the boys record to 17-0, and the girls to 15-2.

Northwestern’s Sam Bower placed first in the boys race, with teammate Matthew Santana right behind him. The Tigers had five runners place in the top six, with Nate Vincent adding a fourth.

Palmerton, led by Owen Hibell’s third-place finish, went 3-2, while Northern Lehigh was 1-4. The Bulldogs’ top finisher was Jared Thomason, who placed eighth.

In the girls race, Angelina Klein took third to lead seven Tiger runners in the top 10. Teammate Emily Fagan finished fourth as Northwestern went 5-0.

Northern Lehigh went 2-3 with Emily Moyer crossing in 15th place. Palmerton ended 0-5, with Cora Wentz turning in an 11th-place finish.


Bangor 15, Northern Lehigh 50

Wilson 15, Northern Lehigh 50

Northwestern 15, Northern Lehigh 50

Northwestern 15, Bangor 48

Northwestern 15, Pen Argyl 50

Northwestern 15, Wilson 50

Northwestern 18, Palmerton 45

Palmerton 19, Bangor 44

Palmerton 15, Northern Lehigh 50

Palmerton 15, Pen Argyl 50

Wilson 25, Palmerton 30

1. Samuel Bower (NW) 17:03.10, 2. Matthew Santana (NW), 3. Owen Hibell (P), 4. Nate Vincent (NW), 5. Joseph Chukoskie (NW), 6. Cole Chukoskie (NW), 7. Trever Weidman (B), 8. Jared Thomason (NL), 9. Gavin Nelson (NW), 10. Jonathan Wohlbach (W); 11. William Gruen (NW), 12. Chase Eller (W), 13. Shaan Matharu (W), 14. Dylan Hartranft (P), 15. Ethan Kozlowski (NW).


Bangor 24, Northern Lehigh 32

Northern Lehigh 27, Notre Dame ES 29

Northern Lehigh 15, Palmerton 50

Northern Lehigh 15, Pen Argyl 50

Wilson 23, Northern Lehigh 32

Northwestern 17, Notre Dame ES 46

Northwestern 15, Northern Lehigh 50

Northwestern 15, Palmerton 50

Northwestern 15, Pen Argyl 50

Northwestern 20, Wilson 43

Northwestern 15, Bangor 50

Bangor 15, Palmerton 50

Notre Dame ES 15, Palmerton 50

Wilson 15, Palmerton 50

1. Sarah Pezzino (PA), 2. Avery Errico (W), 3. Angelina Klein (NW), 4. Emily Fagan (NW), 5. Sophia Cornell (NW), 6. Chloe O’Donnell (NDES), 7. Maci Fisher (NW), 8. Molly McGorry (NW), 9. Kellcey Pedron (NW), 10. Emma Nelson (NW), 11. Cora Wentz (P), 12. Braelyn Roth (W), 13. Emma Rutkowski (NW), 14. Devon Heinly (NW), 15. Emily Moyer (NL).


Northwestern-Pen Argyl

Josh Zellner scored two goals to power Northwestern to a 3-0 Colonial League victory over Pen Argyl.

The Tigers’ Cayden Fitch finished with two assists in the contest, while goalie Mason Crocco stopped three shots to earn the shutout win.

Northwestern is now 7-3 overall, and 5-3 in the league.

Palmerton-Notre Dame GP

Ryan Miller had two goals and three assists as Notre Dame of Green Pond rolled to an 11-1 Colonial League victory over Palmerton.

The Crusaders also received a pair of goals and a helper from Francesco D’Avella.

For the Blue Bombers, Riley Fallon scored his team’s only goal.

Palmerton, which was outshot by a 34-6 margin, dropped to 1-10.

Northern Lehigh-Salisbury

Nick Amado and Jack Monahan both scored two goals to lift Salisbury to a 7-0 Colonial League victory over Northern Lehigh.

Cam’Ren Smith also contributed a goal and an assist.

The Falcons improved to 4-5, while the Bulldogs dropped to 0-9.


Weatherly fell to Lourdes, 3-0, in a Schuylkill League contest.

The Wreckers received 14 saves from goalie Franklie Willis.

The loss drops Weatherly to 0-7-1 overall, and 0-5-1 in the league.


Notre Dame GP-Palmerton

Brianna Moore scored four goals and added two assists to lead Palmerton to a 9-2 Colonial League victory over Notre Dame of Green Pond.

Nataly Walters and Ella Baumgardt both finished with a goal and an assist for the winners.

The Blue Bombers also received goals from Julia Finley, Cora Wentz and Beth Morgan, while Sam Perloni and Alexis Sook added assists.

Palmerton goalie Emma Snyder finished with six saves.

The win upped the Bombers record to 9-2 overall, and 5-2 in the league.

Salisbury-Northern Lehigh

Mikayla Gordon had two goals to help Northern Lehigh register a 5-1 Colonial League victory over Salisbury.

The Bulldogs, who outshot their opponent by a 30-5 margin, also received goals from Nicole Zarayko, Katelynn Barthold and Katya Pesesko.

Winning goalie Dekotah Barthold made three saves.

Nolehi is now 9-1 overall, and 6-0 in the league.

Pen Argyl-Northwestern

A hat trick from Olivia Motolese contributed to Northwestern’s 9-0 Colonial League victory over Pen Argyl.

Katie Browning also had a pair of goals for the Tigers, while Sophia Motolese finished with a goal and two assists.

Other goal scorers for Northwestern included Cammy Fitch, Kate Edgar and Katie Brensinger. Adding assists to the winning cause were Jakayla Holmes, Lexi Vennera, Fitch, Tori Flores and Emilia Belchschmidt.

The Tigers are now 10-1-1 overall, and 7-0-1 in the league.



Marian rolled to a 25-5, 25-15, 25-9 Schuylkill League victory over Halifax.

Ashlyn Klitsch had 23 assists, two digs and two kills for the Fillies, while Lauren Reaman contributed 10 digs and seven aces.

Abby Kluck (nine kills), Charlotte Vinson (seven kills, three blocks), Jenna Goff (six kills) and Rhiannon Brady (five aces, three kills, three digs) also contributed to the win.

Marian is now 8-1.

North Schuylkill-Lehighton

Megan Aaron and Madelyn Stoffey both had nine kills apiece to help Lehighton earn a hard-fought 23-25, 25-21, 25-13, 25-27, 18-16 Schuylkill League victory over North Schuylkill.

Aaron added 13 digs and four aces, while Stoffey also finished with a pair of digs and aces.

The Indians’ Mia Snyder contributed 29 assists, four kills, five aces and two digs, with Hailey Miller contributed seven kills, 11 digs and three aces. Haley Ginder chipped in with seven kills and five aces.

The win upped Lehighton’s record to 6-4.

Pleasant Vy.-Stroudsburg

Pleasant Valley’s Lexi Womack had 12 kills and eight digs, but the Bears dropped a tight 25-20, 17-25, 25-19, 21-25, 15-12 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference decision to Stroudsburg.

Emily Shupp added 14 assists and seven digs to the PV cause, while Jackie Jones finished with five kills, 10 digs and three assists. Nora Jones also contributed four kills, four digs and four aces.

The Bears (3-7) also received six kills and three blocks from Emma Bergstresser, along with 12 assists and seven digs from Brianna Bruckman.

Weatherly-Williams Valley

Williams Valley handed Weatherly a 25-18, 22-25, 25-22, 29-27 Schuylkill League defeat.

Gianna Lowman had 11 kills and six assists for the Wreckers, while teammate Jenna Winkler added four kills and two blocks.

Taylor Davidovich finished with six assists and two digs, with Huntyr Eichhorst contributing four assists.

So. Lehigh-Northwestern

Northwestern fell to Southern Lehigh 25-14, 25-12, 25-23 in Colonial League action.

Jenna Breininger had five kills and four blocks for the Tigers, while Amy Andreoli added five aces and four digs.

Northwestern is now 5-6.

Saucon Valley-Palmerton

Saucon Valley cruised to a 25-4, 25-9, 25-8 Colonial League victory over Palmerton.

Jessica Heydt paced the Blue Bombers with five kills and one block, while Kayla Lesher and Kaitlyn Heimbach both finished with three digs.

Palmerton is now 0-15.


Northwestern-Moravian A.

Three goals from Nikki Chiaradia powered Moravian Academy to a 4-1 Colonial League victory over Northwestern.

The Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the opening quarter on a goal by Brinley Rex, but Moravian’s Megan Dadio knotted the contest in the second period.

Chiaradia then ran off three straight goals to lift the Lions to 8-1. The loss dropped Northwestern to 5-6.

Northwestern-Saucon Vy.

In a game from Monday, Brinley Rex had two goals and an assist to lead Northwestern to a 5-2 victory over Saucon Valley.

Cara Thomas, Julia Masters and Brinley Balliet accounted for the other Tiger goals, while Carsyn Van Norman had an assist.

Northern Lehigh-Wilson

A pair of goals from Bryana Raiser helped Wilson gain a 4-1 Colonial League victory over Northern Lehigh.

Sophia Bandi and Melissa Shunk also tallied for the winners, who improved to 5-2.

The Bulldogs’ only goal came off the stick of Gabby Myster. Nolehi (3-8; 3-7) also received 13 saves from goalie Kendall Heiney.


Pleasant Vy.-Stroudsburg

Stroudsburg finished its regular season with a 15-2 record after posting a 7-0 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over Pleasant Valley.

Paraskevi Briegel, Emma Schomberg and Rachel Traub swept singles for the Mounties.

PV dropped to 7-10 overall,.

Stroudsburg 7, Pleasant Valley 0


Paraskevi Briegel (S) def. Briana Noel 6-0, 6-0; Emma Schomberg (S) def. Ashley Kourcs 6-2, 6-1; Rachel Traub (S) def. Jordan Rosenberg 6-0, 6-0.


Katherine Georgiou/Jackie Augugliaro (S) def. Mariana Barragan/Sofia Barragan 8-5 proset; Katie Hosko/Alison Willis (S) def. Kasidy Shipp/Brianca Pridham 6-0, 6-0; Lana Marsh/Sophia Loomis (S) def. Molly Schaftner/Carly Rehrig 6-1, 6-0; Evelina Ogrodniczuk/Maddie Leeth (S) def. Kristen Ralcosky/Emily Gately 6-2, 6-1.

Northern Lehigh's Bryce LoPinto, right, battles Camren Smith (3) and Alejandro Zuniga-Garcia (16) for possession of the ball. At left is the Bulldogs Jackson Hunsicker. NANCY SCHOLZ/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS