Local Roundup: Results from Aug. 19
The Jim Thorpe and Pleasant Valley girls’ tennis opened the season with victories on Monday.
Elsewhere, Lehighton and Palmerton posted victories in golf action.
Jim Thorpe opened the regular season with a 5-0 victory over Tamaqua.
The Olympians’ trio of Christy McLean, Kaitlyn O’Neil and Trista Gehris swept singles’ play.
Jim Thorpe 5, Tamaqua 0
Christy McLean (JT) def. Jocelyn Rega 6-0, 6-0; Kaitlyn O’Neil (JT) def. Anjelika Bolletino 6-3, 6-1; Trista Gehris (JT) def. Nami Choi 6-0, 6-4.
Evelyn Flores/Chloe Getz (JT) def. Annika Stahler/Sabrina Pratt 6-0, 7-6 (7-5); Gabby Nunez/Sophia Samoleski (JT) def. Lesslie Antonino/Megan Oswald 6-0, 6-0.
Pleasant Vy. Northampton
Pleasant Valley edged Northampton 4-3 in the Eastern Conference opener.
Hope Hoppe and Rebecca Makiedes picked up victories at Nos. 2 and 3 singles, respectively for the Bears.
The No. 3 doubles team of Julia DeYoung and Ehrin Frable rallied to win in a tiebreaker. Pleasant Valley’s No. 2 doubles team of JP Polak and Kara Thourot also pikced up a win.
Pleasant Valley 4, Northampton 3
Liz Hozza (N) Shylah Healy 6-0, 6-0; Hope Hoppe (PV) def. Kat Beenders 6-1, 6-2; Rebecca Makiedes (PV) def. Caroline Gray 6-0, 6-0.
Carmer Azar/Abby Bell (N) def. Ava Horstman/Ashley Kovacs 6-0; JP Polak/Kara Thourot (PV) def. Maddie Raub/Olivia Tepes 6-2, 6-2; Julia DeYoung/Ehrin Frable (PV) def. Emma Whitman/Devon Rogozinsky 5-7, 6-3, 10-7; Abbie Miksza/Rachel Zeitner (N) def. Samantha Zarate/Julianna Tivierman 6-0, 6-0.
Lehighton came away with a 393-474 Schuylkill League Division 1 win over Jim Thorpe.
The Indians’ Jack Lorenz earned medalist honors with an 81, while Aaron Miller followed with an 85.
Ed Weaver posted an Olympians’ best with a 111.
Lehighton 393, Jim Thorpe 474
Ed Weaver 111, James Costlow 114, Blaise Wainwright 120, Brydon Gray 129.
Jack Lorenz 81, Aaron Miller 85, Kurtis Gustufson 111, Grant Shaeffer 116.
Played at Blue Shamrock, par-71.
Palmerton posted a handful of low scores to secure a 426-581 Colonial League win over Pen Argyl.
The Bombers’ Tyler Hager carded medalist honors with a score of 81, while fellow freshman Connor Reinhard carded an 84.
Matt Lalik (85), Mason Kistler (87) and Derek Rea (89) also had strong performances for Palmerton.
Palmerton 426, Pen Argyl 581
Tyler Hager 81, Connor Reinhard 84, Matt Lalik 85, Mason Kistler 87, Derek Rea 89.
Jonathan Dario 85, Connor Custer 113, Dylan Richardson 118, Gavin Pritchard 128, Janine Haros 137.
Moravian Academy knocked off Northwestern 403-442 in Colonial League action.
The Lions’ J. Smith posted medalist honors with a 74.
Luke Hallman led the Tigers with a score 78.
Moravian Academy 403, Northwestern 442
Luke Hallman 78, Jake Dellicker 86, Joe Frey 86, Tyler Stasko 93, Gabby Smalley 99.
J. Smith 74, E. Eicheblaub 78, T. Smith 81, A. Pandher 82, A. Burke 88.
Played at Olde Homestead.
Pottsville recorded a 402-436 Schuylkill League Division 1 victory over Tamaqua.
Noah Fredericks posted medalist honors for the Tide with a 98.
Megan Schoener led the Blue Raiders with a 105 on the day.
Pottsville 402, Tamaqua 436
Megan Schoener 105, Nick Behr 106, Tait Ehrig 112, Brady Miller 113.
Noah Fredericks 98, Corey Rinda 99, John Holobetz 101, Victoria Fuss 104.
Played at Mountain Valley.
Mahanoy Area edged Weatherly 396-397 in a Schuylkill League Division 2 match.
Will Conroy paced the Golden Bears with an 89.
Ashton Gerhard’s 90 led the way for the Wreckers.
Mahanoy Area 396, Weatherly 397
Will Conroy 89, Luke Matta 98, Nick Mikita 101, Kaleb Maksimik 108.
Ashton Gerhard 90, Ben Ramirez 96, Ethan Broskoskie 105, Antonio Colecio 106.
Played at Mountain Valley.