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Local roundup: Results from Jan. 19

The Palmerton and Tamaqua wrestling teams both recorded victories on Wednesday.


Palmerton-Pen Argyl

Palmerton dropped Pen Argyl for a half-dozen pins in a 44-30 Colonial League victory.

The Bombers’ light and middle weights stole the show against the Green Knights, as the visitors rolled off six pins in a matter of eight matches.

Kellen Trotter started things off with a pin at 106, while Josh Merkel (120), Bryce Smith (126), Dillon Lombardi (132), Caleb Gaffney (145) and Daniel Lucykanish (160) all joined in with pins of their own.

Palmerton 44, Pen Argyl 30

106 – Kellen Trotter (P) pinned Connor Bartholomew in 1:06; 113 – Aiden Knorr (PA) won by forfeit; 120 – Josh Merkel (P) pinned Matthew Rissmiller in 4:00; 126 – Bryce Smith (P) pinned Madacyn Rivera in 3:47; 132 – Dillon Lombardi (P) pinned Hunter Beers in 5:33; 138 – Derek King (P) dec. Vincent Reto, 1-0; 145 – Caleb Gaffney (P) pinned Alex Moser in 3:43; 152 – Dennis Lombardi (P) tech. fall Nuallan King in 5:00, 17-2; 160 – Daniel Lucykanish (P) pinned Gannon Brinker in 2:50; 172 – Cole Dorshimer (PA) pinned Jeremy Mooney in 3:24; 189 – Gian Greggo (PA) pinned Colyn Mertz in 0:59; 215 – Michael Culver (PA) pinned Matt Garey-Hendricks in 2:52; 285

– Dakota Graham (PA) won by forfeit.

Blue Mountain-Tamaqua

Tamaqua made the most of its bonus points to come out on top with a 42-34 Schuylkill League win over Blue Mountain.

Between four pins and three forfeits, the Blue Raiders walked off with the victory.

Jacob Schlier (138), Jacob Hehn (160), Cole Eberts (172) and John Buday (189) all went on to post pins for the Blue Raiders.

Tamaqua 42, Blue Mountain 34

138 – Jacob Schlier (T) pinned Wesley Mansell in 0:29; 145 – Michael Steigerwalt (T) won by forfeit; 152 – Sayyidakbar Akbarov (BM) pinned Nathan Milkovits in 0:26; 160 – Jacob Hehn (T) pinned Lane Noecker in 1:52; 172 – Cole Eberts (T) pinned Vernon Kleckner in 1:00; 189 – John Buday (T) pinned Shawn Martin in 5:43; 215 – Bradley Renninger (BM) pinned Jason Walker in 1:48; 285 – Trevor Manbeck (BM) pinned Anthony DeBellis in 1:03; 106 – Aiden Schlier (T) won by forfeit; 113 – Colin Seefeldt (BM) pinned Gabe Erbe in 6:41; 120 – Brody Boyce (T) won by forfeit; 126 – Kaden Brish (BM) pinned Chase Zeigenfuss in 2:36; 132

– Payton Fasnacht (BM) won by tech. fall over Zaidyn Walker in 4:57, 15-0.

* Blue Mountain lost a team point for unsportsmanlike conduct.


Bangor escaped with a 33-25 Colonial League win over Northwestern.

After trailing 27-0 to the Slaters (6-7 overall) after five bouts, the Tigers (2-5) went on to win the next six bouts to make it a 27-25 match entering the final match.

Mason Brensinger posted a pins for the Tigers at 160 pounds, while Noah Schlofer recorded a major decision at 215 pounds. Dalton Clymer (152), Nate Peters (189) and Eli Johri (285) won by decision.

Bangor 33, Northwestern 25

120 – Aidan McNulty (B) won by forfeit; 126 – Raeyon Katzarov (B) pinned Jon Conti in 0:46; 132 – Landon Uhler (B) pinned Thomas Schneck in 1:03; 138 – David Sipley (B) dec. Eli Dellicker, 10-4; 145 – Bo Hatesaul (B) won by forfeit; 152 – Dalton Clymer (NW) dec. Caiden Poff, 13-9; 160 – Mason Brensinger (NW) pinned Landen Smith in 2:49; 172 – Buck Miller (NW) won by forfeit; 189 – Nate Peters (NW) dec. Gabe Woolvarton, 6-4; 215 – Noah Schlofer (NW) major dec. Sam Woolvarton, 13-1; 285 – Eli Johri (NW) dec. Jose Fuentes-Maldonado, 5-1; 106 – Double forfeit; 113

– Jace Labar (B) pinned Josie Wehr in 0:35.


Bangor-Pleasant Vally

Bangor knocked off Pleasant Valley for a 44-30 non-league win.

Aryn Stivala posted eight of her game-high 21 points in the Bears’ (6-5) opening quarter, which kept them close with the Slaters. But the visitors outscored the hosts 13-3 to pull away right before half.

Drew Morgan chipped in with seven points for the Bears.

Avery Nelson led the Slaters (10-2) with 10 points, while Madeline Stout added nine points.


Stout 3-0-0-9, Figurski 0-0-0-0, Pinter 3-1-2-7, Mondez 2-0-0-4, Darve 0-0-0-0, Holland 3-0-0-6, Gonzalez 0-0-0-0, Ohland 2-0-0-4, Edwards 0-0-0-0, Karner 1-1-2-4, Nelson 3-2-4-10, McLain 0-0-0-0, Toth 0-0-2-0. TOTALS: 17-4-10-44.


Stivala 9-2-3-21, Williams 0-0-2-0, Greene 0-2-2-2, Honadel 0-0-0-0, Morgan 3-0-2-7, Finley 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 12-4-9-30.

Bangor 14 13 13 4 – 44

PV 8 3 10 9 – 30

Three-pointers: Bangor – Stout 3, Nelson 2, Karner 1; PV – Stivala 1, Morgan 1.

Williams Valley- Weatherly

Williams Valley rolled to a 64-31 Schuylkill League victory over Weatherly.

The Vikings (4-7 overall; 2-2 SL) took advantage of a 19-5 edge in the second quarter to pull away from the Wreckers (3-8; 0-6).

Williams Valley’s Kenzie Carl finished with a game-high 18 points, while Jennifer Sincyr and Hannah Savage both chipped in with 16 points.

Emma Kane led the Wreckers with 12 points, while Bethany Houser just missed double digits with nine points.


Hechler 1-0-0-2, Sincyr 6-0-0-16, Savage 6-1-2-16, Smeltz 4-0-0-8, Carl 7-1-2-18, Mahoney 2-0-0-4. TOTALS: 26-2-4-64.


Kane 4-4-4-12, Gaydosick 1-2-2-4, Houser 3-2-4-9, Davidovich 1-0-0-2, Pugh 1-2-4-4, Paisley 0-0-0-0, Diaz 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 10-10-14-31.

WV 14 19 16 15 – 64

Weatherly 7 5 14 5 – 31

Three-pointers: WV – Sincyr 4, Savage 3, Carl 3; Weatherly – Houser 1.





Lehighton gained a narrow 45-42 victory over Northwestern.

The Indians received a game-high 16 points from Cole Dietz, who hit four three-pointers in the contest. Blake Roberts contributed 12 points, while John Light added 11.

For the Tigers, Brendan Miller finished with a team-high 15 points.

Panther Valley-Lehighton

Lehighton posted a 38-16 victory over Panther Valley.

The Indians’ Blake Roberts led all scorers with 17 points, while John Light finished with 10 points.

Logan Fisher paced the Panthers with six points.


Panther Valley-Blue Mtn.

Blue Mountain knocked off Panther Valley for a 38-16 win.

D. Wehr paced the Panthers with four points, while D. Lazar finished with three points.

The Blue Eagles’ P. Kutch finished with a game-high eight points, while Clemes and Frantz both scored six points.

Weatherly-Schuylkill Haven

Jacob Tom scored 23 points to lead Weatherly to a 47-29 victory over Schuylkill Haven.

The Wreckers, who led 23-6 at halftime, also received eight points from Aiden Buck and seven from Nico Saldukis.


Panther Valley-Blue Mtn.

After only holding on to a five point lead at half, Blue Mountain went on to cruise to a 38-16 victory over Panther Valley.

The Blue Eagles’ Henninger and Werner both tied for a game-high, as both recorded 11 points.

C. Romanchick and K. Koerber tied for a Panthers’ best, as both recorded three points.

Weatherly-Schuylkill Haven

Weatherly scored the game’s first 12 points and held on to defeat Schuylkill Haven, 31-22.

Aiden Buck led the Wreckers with 12 points, while Chase Grier netted nine.




Blue Mtn.-Panther Valley

Blue Mountain ran away with a 37-10 win over Panther Valley.

The Blue Eagles’ K. Canfield netted a game-high 11 points.

Morgan Orsulak and Caroline Breslin both tied with a Panthers’ high, as both scored five points.

Pine Grove -Tamaqua

Tamaqua posted a 32-29 win over Pine Grove.

K. Miller had 10 points for the Raiders (6-2), while L. Ligenza scored seven and A. Ackerman added six.

Lefler had 11 points for the Cardinals, and Flynn added eight.


Tamaqua topped Pottsville, 25-21.

L. Black had 16 points for the Raiders, while M. Ellington score four.

Siminitus led the Tide with eight, and Kenner scored seven.


Blue Mtn.-Panther Valley

Blue Mountain defeated Panther Valley, 27-14.

K. Faust led the Blue Eagles with nine points.

The Panthers’ Lucy Kocha led all scorers with 11 points.

Pine Grove-Tamaqua

Tamaqua defeated Pine Grove, 21-14.

So. Stellfox had nine points for the Raiders (5-4), while L. Ligenza added eight.?Wolfe, Umbenhauer and Pompei all scored four points for the Cardinals.

Sch. Haven-Tamaqua

Schuylkill Haven cruised past Tamaqua, 38-7.

Runkle had 14 points for the Hurricanes. Siket added 10 points, and McDonald scored five.

L. Ligenza scored all seven points for the Raiders.


Pottsville rolled to a 46-12 win over Tamaqua.

Fegley and Yost had 11 points apiece for the Tide, while Barnhart scored eight.

L. Ligenza scored six points for the Raiders.