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Local Roundup: Results from Sept. 30

Northwestern posted three wins on Thursday, as both soccer teams and the volleyball squad were victorious.

Elsewhere, Jim Thorpe gained wins in both girls soccer and volleyball.



Cayden Fitch scored a pair of goals to help Northwestern gain a 5-0 Colonial League victory over Wilson.

Matthew Johnson had a goal and two assists for the Tigers, who led 2-0 at halftime.

The winners also received tallies from both Joshua Zellner and Jack Mauro, while Jacob Val Lierop added a couple of assists.

Northwestern is now 8-3.


Weatherly posted its first win of the season thanks to a 7-0 victory over Marian.

Tanner Hinkle scored two goals for the Wreckers, while Michael Davies and Frank Willis both contributed a goal and an assist.

The winners also received goals from Alex Rosenlaud, John Puzzetti and Trent Higgins, while Wyatt Higgins, Ethan Darraugh and Jon Hoffman all chipped in with assists.

Wyatt Higgins and Michael Davies combined for four saves in posting the shutout.

Weatherly is now 1-7-1.


Drew Hines had two goals to lead Salisbury to a 4-2 non-league victory over Tamaqua.

Nick Amado finished with a goal and an assist for the Falcons, who led 2-1 at the break.

Both Blue Raider tallies came from Jacob Schlier. Tamaqua goalie Jon Ulicny made 14 saves.

The loss dropped the Raiders to 3-7-1.

Moravian A.-No. Lehigh

Moravian Academy earned a 3-1 Colonial League victory over Northern Lehigh.

Percy Fowler and Ryan Baki both scored first-half goals to give the Lions an early lead. Moravian’s Devin Berkove added an insurance tally in the second half.

For the Bullodgs, Logan Barfield posted a goal, while goalie Ethan Kunkle made nine saves.

Nolehi is now 0-10 overall, and 0-5 in the league.


Bangor blanked Palmerton, 3-0, in a Colonial League contest.

Blue Bombers goalie Aidan Wentz made 15 saves.

Palmerton dropped to 1-11 overall, and 0-9 in the league.


Tamaqua-Jim Thorpe

Mackenzie Yuhas poured in four goals to help Jim Thorpe cruise to an 11-0 Schuylkill League victory.

Yuhas scored three times in the first half as the Olympians built a 7-0 advantage.

Nicole Carroll also had a hat trick for the winners, finishing with three goals and an assist. Lauren LeKites contributed two goals and a helper, while Olivia Rosenberger and Alexis Moratto both posted a goal and an assist.

Kelli Hogarty chipped in with three assists, with Sarah Hartman and Riley Rushatz each adding one.

Goalie Kate Bos made five saves as Thorpe gained its fourth shutout of the year.

The Olympians are now 7-3-1, while the Blue Raiders dropped to 1-11.


Olivia Motolese and Jakayla Holmes both scored two goals and added an assist as Northwestern rolled to a 9-0 Colonial League victory over Wilson.

Brooke Balliet also scored two goals for the Tigers, while Kiersten Esterly finished with a goal and an assist.

Northwestern also received goals from Sophia Motolese and Sydney Wright, and assists from Emilia Blechschidt, Katie Browning and Mia Delillo.

Goalie Naomi Glassberg made two saves to post the shutout win.

The Tigers improved to 11-1-1 overall, and 8-0-1 in the league.


Goals from Riley Gerhard and Brianna Moore helped Palmerton pull out a 2-1 Colonial League victory over Bangor.

Beth Morgan finished with two assists for the Blue Bombers, who are now 10-2 overall, and 7-2 in the league.

Palmerton goalie Emma Snyder turned aside nine shots.

Pleasant Valley-PM East

Lexi Weaver’s hat trick helped Pleasant Valley gain a 4-2 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over Pocono Mountain East.

Hailey Klein scored the first goal for the Bears, who improved to 5-3-2.

PV also received two assists from Madison Fava and one from Riley Green.

Samantha Merklin made nine saves in goal for the Bears.

Lehighton-Pine Grove

Lehighton dropped a 5-0 Schuylkill League decision to Pine Grove.

Viktoria Luckenbill and Abigail Frew both scored two goals for the Cardinals, while Mikaili Donmoyer accounted for the other tally.

The Indians received 15 saves from goalie Charli McHugh.

Pine Grove is now 11-1-1 overall, and 5-1-1 in the league, while Lehighton dropped to 4-9 and 2-5.


Nativity cruised to a 10-0 Schuylkill League victory over Weatherly.

The Wreckers’ Emma Kane was peppered with plenty of shots, and the goalie finished with 41 saves.

The loss dropped Weatherly to 2-6.


No. Lehigh-Saucon Valley

Addison Cieri and Sarah Hanzarik both scored two goals to lift Northern Lehigh to a 4-2 Colonial League victory over Saucon Valley.

Goalie Kendall Heiney finished with eight saves for the Bulldogs.

The win lifted Nolehi to 4-7.


Andi Gutshall had a goal and an assist as Bloomsburg posted a 4-0 victory over Lehighton.

The winners also received goals from Lillian Fogelsanger, Madison Morris and Kassie Band.

Shelby Heather was busy in net for the Indians, finishing with 18 saves.

The loss dropped Lehighton to 7-5.


Panther Valley-Lourdes

Panther Valley had no trouble with Lourdes, cruising to a 25-12, 25-13, 25-7 Schuylkill League victory.

Natalie Vermillion had five kills and five aces for the Panthers, while Sadie Trubilla added 14 assists, four aces and five digs.

PV (7-4) also received three kills and five aces from Hannah Kane.


Ashlyn Klitsch registered 19 assists and five aces as Marian swept Weatherly 25-6, 25-9, 25-8 in Schuylkill League action.

Rhiannon Brady and Charlotte Vinson both finished with five kills, while Abbey Kluck and Megan Paisley each had four.

Brady also had six digs, with Paisley adding five digs and a couple aces.

The Fillies (9-1) also received six digs and eight aces from Lauren Reaman.

Huntyr Eichhorst had three assists for the Wreckers (2-11).

Tamaqua-Jim Thorpe

Alexandra Ramey had eight kills, and Riley Solt added six as Jim Thorpe swept Tamaqua in Schuylkill League play 25-4, 25-13, 25-15.

Andi Hoherchak finished with 25 assists and three aces, while Kristin Pompa recorded five kills and four aces.

The winners also received eight digs from Haylei James, and four from Ivy Stauffer.

For the Blue Raiders, Lacey Beers had six digs, while Eileen Lusch had four digs and a kill. Madison Baddick chipped in with two kills and a dig. Erika Gerhard and Sarah Coccio each added a couple digs.

Thorpe is now 9-2, while Tamaqua dropped to 4-8.


Northwestern evened its record at 6-6 after sweeping Palmerton 25-15, 25-9, 25-15 in Colonial League action.

Jenna Breininger had 12 kills and four digs for the Tigers, while Mia Ritter finished with 25 assists and seven aces. Amy Andreoli also had seven aces and added three digs.

For the Blue Bombers (0-16), Jessica Haydt had five kills, with Claire Thomas and Jayleena Cruz each contributing three assists. Kaitlyn Nansteel chipped in with two kills, and Alysa Roe had two aces.

Nazareth-Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley battled Nazareth before suffering a hard-fought 18-25, 25-13, 25-11, 24-26, 15-13 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference loss.

Lexi Womack had eight kills and nine digs for PV, while Jackie James collected 19 digs, six kills and a couple of aces.

The Bears also received 15 digs and two kills from Nora Jones, and 10 digs, four kills and two assists from Hannah Akob. Brianna Bruckman was strong in defeat, contributing 13 digs and 15 assists. Sarah Ballek finished with seven kills, while Emily Shupp recorded 10 assists and three digs.

Marian's Ashlyn Klitsch (8) sets the ball as teammates Megan Paisley (11) and Rhiannon Brady (4) move toward the net. Weatherly's Rebecca Schell (9) and Kelly Michaels prepare to defend. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS