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Local roundup: Results from May 1

Northwestern posted wins in softball, boys and girls lacrosse action on Wednesday.


Northwestern-So. Lehigh

Emma Freeman and Sage toman each had three hits in the Tigers’ 15-hit attack to help Northwestern slip past Southern Lehigh, 9-7.

Isabelle Akelaitis and Abby Dunstan had two hits and RBIs apiece, and Shelby Mitman added two RBIs, and Freeman struck out nine in the circle for Northwestern, which improved to 16-2.

Tara German had two hits and two RBIs for Southern Lehigh (7-9).

Northwestern 202 030 2 - 9 15 0

Southern Lehigh 005 200 0 - 7 13 0

Freeman and Dunstan; Young and Davies. W- Freeman L – Young.

Salisbury-Northern Lehigh

Northern Lehigh took an early four-run lead and then held off Salisbury, 6-5, in Colonial League action.

The Bulldogs took a 5-1 advantage after three innings, and added an insurance run in the fourth, as they raised their record to 10-4.

Grace Bauer scored two runs and had two hits, while Peyton Hoffman had two hits for the Bulldogs, who made the most of their seven hits and three Salisbury errors.

Addison Smith pitched a complete game for the Bulldogs, allowing 11 hits.

Bailee Neitz went 3-for-4 for Salisbury, which sank to 2-14.

Salisbury 010 220 0 - 5 11 3

Northern Lehigh 014 100 x - 6 7 3

Carney and Piefer; Smith and Stock. W – Smith. L – Carney.

Nativity-Panther Valley

Janessa Prudente twirled a one-hitter and struck out eight to pace Panther Valley in a five-inning, 10-0 win over Nativity.

Prudente added a single, RBI and scored twice. Mikayla Yuricheck had two hits and two RBIs, and Myla Kray went 3-for-3 with an RBI for Panther Valley, which pushed its record to 8-9.

Chloe Covell had the lone hit for Nativity (2-13).

Nativity 000 00 – 0 1 3

Panther Valley 104 5 – 10 8 1

Pinkey and Rushannon; Prudente and Orsulak. W – Prudente. L – Pinkey.


Haliee Brown tossed a complete game and had an two-run inside-the-park home run among her three hits and two RBIs to lead Lourdes to an 11-4 Schuylkill League victory over Tamaqua.

Cassidy Grimes added two hits and two RBIs for the Red Raiders, who had 17 hits overall and upped their mark to 10-6 overall.

Ceanna Gormley had two hits and two RBIs, and Kolbe Robb had two hits for Tamaqua, which tumbled to 2-15 overall.

Tamaqua 022 000 0 – 4 8 1

Lourdes 007 022 x – 11 17 0

Linkhurst, Gormley 4), and Scott; Brown and Adams. W – Brown. L – Linkhurst. Homerun: Lourdes – Brown (6th, one on).

N. Schuylkill-Jim Thorpe

North Schuylkill turned back Jim Thorpe for a 10-8 Schuylkill League win in the completion of a suspended game from Tuesday.

The Olympians (4-13) trailed 7-1 before they erupted for a four-run fourth. The entered their home seventh down 10-5 before Mara Levins hit a solo home run, and Melina Schwartz blasted a two-run shot. Levins went the distance, striking out six.

Isabella Sully had two hits and three RBIs, and Madison Lori and Hannah Zacharias each drew a pair of walks.

Mallorie Croker had two hits and four RBIs for North Schuylkill (11-5).

North Schuylkill 230 211 1 – 10 8 2

Jim Thorpe 001 400 3 – 8 6 3

Jones, White (4), Flynn (7), and Brouse; Levins and Sully. W – Jones. L – Levins. Homeruns - Jim Thorpe: Levins (7th, none on), Schwartz (7th, two on).


N. Schuylkill-Jim Thorpe

In the completion of a suspended game from Tuesday afternoon, Matthew Domski’s RBI-single in the bottom of the sixth inning lifted Jim Thorpe to a 4-3 Schuylkill League victory over visiting North Schuylkill.

With two outs, Max Antignani’s RBI-double knotted things up at 3-3 when Josh Louk crossed home plate for the Olympians after singling a batter earlier. Domski followed and hit a line drive to centerfielder socring Antignani with what turned out to be the game-winning run. Antignani led the way with a double, a run scored and two RBIs.

Jim Thorpe has won three straight games, and moved to 5-10 overall and 1-8 in the SL.

North Schuylkill 110 001 0 – 3 3 1

Jim Thorpe 020 002 x – 4 7 2

Ryan, Monahan (2), Groody (2) and Whalen; Edwards, Lazorick (3) and MoDavis. W – Lazorick. L – Groody.

Salisbury-Northern Lehigh

Salisbury ended a two-game losing streak with a 14-5 Colonial League win over Northern Lehigh.

After the Bulldogs (3-14 overall, 3-9 CL) took a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the first inning, the Falcons (15-3, 12-2) scored the next nine runs of the game to pull away and secure the win.

Jake Bucchin sparked the Falcons with two singles, two runs scored and two RBIs, while Michael Stauffer added two singles, a run scored and two RBIs.

Brayden Buskirk paced the Bulldogs with two singles, a walk and a run scored. Nick Buskirk added a walk and two runs scored.

Salisbury 141 413 0 – 14 12 5

Northern Lehigh 200 120 0 – 5 4 6

Gracia, Lovelidge (6), Jones (7) and Stauffer; Christman, Rosado (3), Hill-Geake (7) and B. Buskirk. W – Gracia. L – Christman.

Northwestern-So. Lehigh

Southern Lehigh continued its strong play with a 7-0 win over Northwestern in Colonial League action.

Janssen Brown and Gabe Moscato combined for a four-hit shutout for the Spartans, who have won three in a row and six of their last seven, as Brown went six and two-thirds inning to secure the win. He finished with five strikeouts, walked two and allowed four hits. Moscato posted the last out of the game with a strikeout.

Brown led the way for SL in the batter’s box, finishing with a single, double and two RBIs, while Sean McMenamy followed with two singles and two RBIs. Logan Kessler also had a single, double, a run scored and an RBI.

Cayden Fitch finished with two of the Tigers’ four hits, collecting two singles, while Max George and Josh Farber added the other two hits with singles.

Northwestern 000 000 0 – 0 4 1

Southern Lehigh 100 330 x – 7 10 2

Brown, Moscato (7) and Calaba; Lichman, Unrath (6) and Augustus. W – Brown. L – Lichman.



Northwestern made it three-straight wins with a 9-8 victory over Moravian Academy.

Devon Hildebrand sparked the Tigers (9-6 overall) with a hat-trick. Michael Lagowy and Braxton Lakatosh both scored two goals for NW, while Blaine Snyder added a goal and an assist.

Josh Wambold (goal) and Tyler Kaas (assist) contributed to the attack.

Bailen Smargiassi finished with 10 saves in the win.



Sydney Wright and Olivia Costa each tallied four goals to help Northwestern edge Moravian Academy, 12-11.

Cara Thomas had three goals and Mykaela Yanders added a goal for Northwestern, which improved to 6-9.

Karrina Lozano registered five goals for Moravian Academy, which lost its 11th straight (1-12).

Northampton-Pleasant Vy.

Pleasant Valley keeps rolled past Northampton for a 19-5 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory.

Devon Bush and Rylee Rath paced the Bears (16-0 overall) attack. Bush and Rath both connected for five goals apiece and one assist.

Olivia Iandoli had two goals for PV and put up seven assists. Gabrielle Kutzler (three goals, assist), Samantha Miller (three goals) and Evelyn VanDerheyden (goal) all contributed to the attack.


Panther Vy.-



Marian was able to complete the sweep of Shenandoah Valley in a dual meet on the road.

The Panther Valley boys and girls split action in a tri-meet against Shenandoah Valley and Mahanoy Area.

The Colts earned a 99-33 win over the Blue Devils in the boys’ meet, while the Fillies ran away with a 113-22 win on the girls’ contest.

PV’s boys posted a 76-49 win over the Blue Devils, but suffered a 76-49 setback to the Golden Bears. The Panthers recorded a close 61-59 win over the Blue Devils in the girls meet, but fell victim to the hosts 71-37.

The Colts’ Michael Silliman and the Fillies’ Aliya Tikhtova both scored multiple wins, as both won the long and triple jumps.

Brad Jones posted a first for the Panthers in the javelin, whole Brenda Banks (shot put) and Riley McArdle (javelin) also had wins.


Mahanoy Area 76, Panther Valley 49

Marian 99, Shenandoah Valley 33

Panther Valley 76, Shenandoah Valley 49

100 – 1. Jacob Tom (MC) 11.4, 2. (tie) Jose Perez Figuereo (MA), Jaydin Fermin (MC); 200 – 1. Jose Perez Figuereo (MA) 24.3, 2. Kyler Quick (MA), 3. Michael Johnson (MC); 400 – 1. Tanner Zawada (MA) 53.7, 2. Kyler Quick (MA), 3. Peyton Sendatch (MA); 800 – 1. William Mayberry (MA) 2:12.2, 2. Abraham Cabrera (PV), 3. Gavin Zola (MC); 1600 – 1. Robert Guzman (SV) 4:45.5, 2. Victor Hanley (MA), 3. Abraham Cabrera (PV); 3200 – 1. Robert Guzman (SV) 10:47.0, 2. Ayden Zamudio (SV), 3. James Gelatko (MC); 110H – 1. Sonny Seritti (MA) 17.2, 2. Frank Shubeck (PV), 3. Nathaniel Rosario (MC); 300H – 1. Ayden Zamudio (SV) 43.1, 2. Sonny Seritti (MA), 3. Mergim Bushati (PV); 400 relay – 1. Marian Catholic (Jaydin Fermin, Jesse Rodino, Michael Silliman, Jacob Miller) 45.7; 1600 relay – 1. Mahanoy Area 3:53.0; 3200 relay – 1. Shenandoah Valley 9:43.1; Shot put – 1. James Rodino (MC) 43-8.5, 2. Clinton Dyer (PV), 3. Spencer Black (PV); Discus – 1. Jesse Rodino (MC) 142-7.5, 2. James Rodino (MC), 3. Gino Williams (PV); Javelin – 1. Brad Jones (PV) 154-5, 2. Jesse Rodino (MC), 3. Ethan Manley (MA); Long jump – 1. Michael Silliman (MC) 20-0.5, 2. Jacob Tom (MC), 3. Michael Johnson (MC); Triple jump – 1. Michael Silliman (MC) 37-0, 2. Austin Green (MA), 3. Todd Seiger (SV); High jump

– 1.Michael Johnson (MC) 5-4, 2. Dominick Rodino (MC).


Mahanoy Area 71, Panther Valley 37

Marian 113, Shenandoah Valley 22

Panther Valley 61, Shenandoah Valley 59

100 – 1. Alizabeth Pikitus (MC) 12.8, 2. Caitlyn Kovatch (MC), 3. Aliya Tikhtova (MC); 200 – 1. Alena Lombardo (MC) 27.7, 2. Urijah Fazio (MA), 3. Nashallyz Nieves (MA); 400 – 1. Madeline Davis (MC) 1:11.1, 2. Felicia Bro (MA), 3. Paloma Monjaraz (SV); 800 – 1. Kaylee Senglar (MA) 2:30.8, 2. Teaghan Biros (MC), 3. Victoria Hernandez (SV); 1600 – 1. Caylin Blashock (MA) 6:08.5, 2. Ava Fritz (MC), 3. Isabella Horvat (MC); 3200 – 1. Angelique Zamudio (SV) 15:45.1, 2. Alyssa Porambo (MC); 100H – 1. Leah Grabosky (MC) 20.0, 2. Hilary Shreffler (PV), 3. Alexis Chilinskas (MA); 300H – 1. Hailey Mroczka (MA) 52.9, 2. Leah Grabosky (MC), 3. Hilary Shreffler (PV); 400 relay – 1. Marian Catholic (Caitlyn Kovatch, Gabrielle Osenbach, Alizabeth Pikitus, Addison Fritz) 52.3; 1600 relay – 1. Shenandoah Valley 5:10.4; Shot put – 1. Brenda Banks (PV) 34-1.5, 2. Olivia Thomas (MC), 3. Bree Dobeck (MA); Discus – 1. Esme Petschauer (MC) 76-0, 2. Olivia Thomas (MC), 3. Makenna Jacobs (MC); Javelin – 1. Riley McArdle (PV) 76-5, 2. Lara Cancio (MC), 3. Morgan Denchy (MA); Long jump – 1. Aliya Tikhtova (MC) 14-2, 2. Riley McArdle (PV), 3. Gabrielle Osenbach (MC); Triple jump – 1. Aliya Tikhtova (MC) 30-9, 2. Addison Fritz (MC), 3. Carly Honus (MA); High jump

– 1. Alexis Chilinkskas (MA) 4-10, 2. Aliya Tikhtova (MC), 3. Lara Cancio (MC).

Panther Valley's Caroline Breslin slides into second base against Nativity. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS