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Local Roundup: Results from Sept. 16

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    Pleasant Valley’s Addison Borger stops the ball between Salisbury’s Aaliyah M’Bai, left, and Moriana Pyssame-Shields. The Bears won Monday’s non-league girls soccer contest by a 1-0 score. NANCY SCHOLZ/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Published September 17. 2019 12:31PM

Palmerton’s golf team finished regular-season action undefeated after topping both Northwestern and Bangor on Monday.

Elsewhere, Tamaqua and Palmerton received big scoring games from Emma Kuczynski and Carissa Fallon to post girls soccer victories.



Palmerton finished the Colonial League regular season undefeated with a sweep of Bangor and Northwestern.

The Blue Bombers carded wins over the Slaters (399-458) and Tigers (399-473) to end the regular season a perfect 16-0 overall and 13-0 in the league.

Palmerton’s Logan Kresge captured medalist honors with a score of 78, while Tyler Hager (79), Connor Reinhard (80), Derek Rea (80) and Matt Lalik (82) also posted low scores.

Luke Hallman paced Northwestern with an 82.

Palmerton 399, Bangor 458, NW 473


Logan Kresge 78, Tyler Hager 79, Connor Reinhard 80, Derek Rea 80, Matt Lalik 82.


Luke Hallman 82, Jake Dellicker 87, Tyler Stasko 99, Aiden Remaley 101, Sam Fatzinger 104.


Ethan Saxe 82, Freddy Bacon 86, Jayden Burst 87, Dylan Hurd 96, Jake Constantine 107.

Marian-Mahanoy Area

Mahanoy Area defeated Marian, 380-434, in Schuylkill League action.

The Colts’ Carl Moyer posted a team-low of 98. Will Conroy of Mahanoy grabbed medalist honors with an 88.

Mahanoy Area 380, Marian 434


Carl Moyer 98, Walter Pavlick 109, Alex Kokosky 113, Emily Reaman 114.


Will Conroy 88, Nick Mikita 93, Kaleb Maksimik 97, Luke Matta 102.

Played at Mountain Valley.

North Schuylkill-Weatherly

Weatherly edged North Schuylkill in a Schuylkill League match, 372-374.

The Wreckers’ Ben Ramirez gained medalist honors with an 82. Teammate Ashto Gerhard finishes two strokes back at 84.

The win lifted Weatherly’s record to 6-6 overall.

Weatherly 372, North Schuylkill 374


Ben Ramirez 82, Ashton Gerhard 84, Ethan Broskoskie 100, Jake Solonoski 106


Brandon Lucas 88, Jeff Markosky 90, Kris Wolfe 92, Mike Reilley 104

Played at Mountain Laurel.


Salisbury-Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley came away with a 1-0 non-conference victory over Salisbury.

The Bears’ Rylee Robinson scored an unassisted goal in the first half to account for the game’s only tally.

PV keeper Samantha Merklin had three saves in the shutout win.

The Bears improved to 6-1-2 overall, while the Falcons dropped to 6-3.

Notre Dame ES-Palmerton

Carissa Fallon’s four goals highlighted Palmerton’s 7-1 victory over Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg.

Gianna Kintz contributed two goals for the Blue Bombers (3-4 overall), while Lauren Rehrig accounted for the team’s other tally.

Aliya Deforte and Emma Martinez both had assists for the winners.

Jim Thorpe-Pine Grove

A Schuylkill League Division I battle between Jim Thorpe and Pine Grove ended up in a 1-1 tie after two overtime periods.

Mel Love posted the Cardinals’ only goal in the first half.

The Olympians’ Nicole Carroll tied the contest with a second-half goal off an assist from Lauren Lekites.

Kate Bos grabbed four saves for Thorpe, while Pine Grove keeper McKenna Levan finished with 11 stops.


Emma Kuczynski’s hat trick sparked Tamaqua to a 3-1 victory over Nativity.

Kuczynski recorded two goals in the first half for the Blue Raiders (5-2; 3-1), and then added her third in the second half. Teammates Logan Hartney and Katie Rudy were credited with assists.

Tamaqua’s Baylee Reinhardt finished with five saves, while the Golden Girls received 23 saves from keeper Tori Hunyara.


Pottsville scored four goals in each half to register an 8-0 Schuylkill League victory over Lehighton.

The Tide received two scores from Maddy Lenker, Lexi Maccarone and Ava Goodman, while Goodman also added three assists.

The loss dropped the Indians record to 3-5 overall and 1-4 in the league.


Tri-Valley’s Autumn Connell scored two goals to help the Bulldogs gain a 3-1 Schuylkill League victory over Weatherly.

The Wreckers (0-6; 0-4) received an unassisted goal from Lexi Berger, while keeper Kelly Royer finished with 26 saves.


Pleasant Valley-Dieruff

Pleasant Valley posted a 4-1 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over Dieruff.

No other information was received by the Times News.


Northern Lehigh-Pen Argyl

Maddison Cunifer’s first-half goal was all Northern Lehigh needed to score a 1-0 Colonial League victory over Pen Argyl.

The Bulldogs (3-5) held a 14-5 edge in shots over the Green Knights.

Nolehi’s keeper, Kendall Heiney, finished with four saves.


Three first-half goals powered Bangor to a 3-1 Colonial League victory over Northwestern.

Reagan Hernandez recorded the only goal for the Tigers, with Brynn Balliet providing the assist.

Kaylee Holland sparked the Slaters with two goals.

Northwestern (4-2-1) received 11 saves from keeper Maxine Hoffman.


Northampton edged Lehighton by a 3-2 score.

The loss dropped the Indians to 4-4.

No other information was provided to the Times News.


Jim Thorpe-Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain posted a 4-1 victory over Jim Thorpe.

The Olympians’ Gabby Nunez and Sophia Samoleski paired up to post a three-set win at No. 2 doubles.

The loss dropped Thorpe’s record to 10-3.

Blue Mountain 4, Jim Thorpe 1


Lauren Gumaer (BM) def. Christy McLean 7-5, 6-2; Lily Wright (BM) def. Kaitlyn O’Neil 6-1, 6-0; Paige Blankenhorn (BM) def. Trista Gehris 6-2, 6-3.


Kate Rubinkam/Sophie Chawluk (BM) def. Evelyn Flores/Chloe Getz 6-3, 4-6, 6-0; Gabby Nunez/Sophia Samoleski (JT) def. Natalie Rubinkam/Aspen Veizen 4-6, 6-3, 7-5.


Northampton blanked Tamaqua, 5-0.

Liz Hozza, Rose Sharga and Kat Beengers swept singles play for the Konkrete Kids.

Tamaqua’s record fell to 0-10.

Northampton 5, Tamaqua 0


Liz Hozza (N) def. Jocelyn Rega 6-0, 6-0; Rose Sharga (N) def. Nami Choi 6-0, 6-0; Kat Beengers (N) def. Sabrina Pratt 6-1, 6-0.


Doubles; Catlyn Stoutt/Talia Heningen (N) def. Sabrina Pratt/Megan Oswald 4-6, 6-3, 7-5; Abby Beil/Emma Whitman (N) def. Leah Turner/Lesile Antonio 6-1, 6-1.



Marian outlasted Lehighton for a 25-17, 25-11, 25-21 win.

Alivia Karchner led the Fillies (3-2; 2-2) with six kills, three aces and three digs, while Ashlyn Klitch added 23 assists and four digs.

Teammate Macie Mazalusky chipped in with four aces and five digs.

Hailey Miller paced the Indians (4-4; 1-3) with 16 digs and one ace, while Alyssa Frey recorded 10 assists, two digs and one ace. With her 10 assists, Frey — a sophomore — reached 500 career assists.

Panther Valley-Palmerton

Panther Valley rolled to a 25-10, 25-5, 25-7 non-conference victory over Palmerton.

Olivia Dacey led the Panthers (6-0) with six kills, four aces and one block, while Gianna Steber chipped in with 10 assists.

Erika Dubosky (seven kills, three blocks) and Sadie Tribilla (six aces, one kill) added to the PV effort.

Jim Thorpe-Pine Grove

Pine Grove swept Jim Thorpe in Schuylkill League action, 25-19, 25-23, 25-22.

Abigail McGinley led the Olympians (4-2; 2-2) with 26 digs, while Brandy Montemuro recorded six assists and six kills.

Katie DeMarco (seven digs), Grace Baldassano (10 assists) and Autumn Snyder (eight kills) also contributed to the Jim Thorpe effort.

Pleasant Valley-Nazareth

Nazareth swept past Pleasant Valley in an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference match, 25-20, 25-17, 25-15.

Cameron Caffrey paced the Bears’ attack with nine digs, nine assists, three kills and three aces, while Andrea Crilley contributed nine digs, three kills and one ace.

PV also received solid efforts from Sara Frankunas (five kills, three digs, two blocks), Ariana Thourot (six assists, two digs) and Deskyn Beade (eight digs).


Tamaqua dropped a 25-2, 25-7, 25-14 Schuylkill League decision to Pottsville.

The Tide received three kills, six assists and four aces from Lexi Vandermartin.

The loss dropped the Blue Raiders’ record to 1-5 overall and 0-4 in the league.

Northwestern-Blue Mtn.

Blue Mountain swept Northwestern in a non-league meeting, 25-11, 25-14, 25-13.

The Eagles were led by Grace Woll, who had five kills and nine digs.


Tri-Valley cruised to a 25-13, 25-12, 25-14 Schuylkill League victory over Weatherly.

The winners received five kills and seven aces from Myah Wehry.

The Wreckers (0-7; 0-6) gained three kills, two digs and a pair of blocks from Isabella Maiello.


Weatherly-Shenandoah Vy.

Weatherly pulled out a 36-31 victory over Shenandoah Valley.

Bethany Houser finished with 18 points for the Wreckers, while Brianna Pugh added 16.

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