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    Brad Clemson of Tamaqua captured first place in the boys race. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

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    Sam Hydro of Jim Thorpe finished second in the boys race. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

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    Kelsey Gaston’s fourth place finish led the Lehighton girls. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

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    Tamaqua’s Sarah Maue was the top finisher in the girls race. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Published October 05. 2017 11:45AM

The Jim Thorpe boys and Tamaqua girls posted cross country sweeps on Wednesday


Lehighton, Tamaqua, Blue Mountain at Jim Thorpe

Lehighton, Tamaqua, and Jim Thorpe competed in a four-team Schuylkill League meet.

On the boys side, Jim Thorpe went 3-0, Tamaqua was 1-2, and Lehighton finished 0-3.

Tamaqua’s Brad Clemson was victorious with a time of 17:52.8. Jim Thorpe’s Sam Hydro finished second.

Tamaqua went 3-0 on the girls side, while Lehighton was 2-1 and Jim Thorpe finished 0-3.

Tamaqua’s Sarah Maue came in first (21:28.9) and Thorpe’s Kailee Carrooll finished second.


Jim Thorpe 20, Tamaqua 43

Jim Thorpe 31, Blue Moutnain 24

Jim Thorpe 15, Lehighton 45

Tamaqua 24, Lehighton 35

Blue Mountain 15, Lehighton 48

Blue Mountain 20, Tamaqua 43

1. Brad Clemson (T) 17:52.8, 2. Sam Hydro (JT) 18:07.8, 3. Kevin Haas (BM) 18:09.3, 4. Collin Abitgz (BM) 18:18.3, 5. Chris Valdez (JT) 18:53.8, 6 . Blase Carr (BM) 19:04.6, 7. Tanner Rabenstein (BM) 19:11.0, 8. Noah Rodgers (JT) 19:15.6, 9. Jacob Kluge (BM) 19:24.0, 10. James Schwartz (JT) 19:41.8, 11. Marc Waslesyn (JT) 19:41.9, 12. Anthony Tavella (L) 19:44.4, 13. MJ Oswald (BM) 19:40.9, 14. McClay O’Donnell (BM) 19:53.7, 15. Jalen Phillips (BM) 20:01.7


Tamaqua 15, Jim Thorpe 50

Blue Mountain 17, Jim Thorpe 41

Lehighton 15, Jim Thorpe 46

Tamaqua 17, Lehighton 42

Lehighton 23, Blue Mountain 35

Tamaqua 15, Blue Mountain 48

1. Sarah Maue (T) 21:28.9, 2. Kailee Carroll (T) 21:33.1, 3. Frances Kabana (T) 21:42.2, 4. Kelsey Gaston (L) 22:49.7, 5. Lottie Mateyak (T) 22:53.6, 6. Brianna Dumond (T) 23:09.5, 7. Madelyn Jones (T) 25:42.5, 8. Laura Laughlin (BM) 26:99.9, 9, Grace Scheicel (BM) 24:03.9, 10. Olivia Stanek (T) 24:03.0, 11. April Geber (T) 24:04.2, 12. Tinaya Klotz (L) 26:05.4, 13. Sarah Laible (L) 24:42.0, 14. Asia Ahner (L) 24:51.5, 15. Madison Cressley (L) 24:59.5



Pottsville edged Lehighton in a Schuylkill League match, 1-0.

Roos scored on a penalty kick for Pottsville in the first half. Lehighton keeper Zach Andrews recorded seven saves.

Northwestern-Northern Lehigh

Northwestern blanked Northern Lehigh 9-0 in Colonial League action.

Kenneth Gawelko scored twice to lead the Tigers.

Noah Meyers, Andrew Goodolf, Connor Winter, Luke Bryan, Riley Shafer, and Leighton Gift each added goals.

Notre Dame ES-Palmerton

Notre Dame earned a 3-0 Colonial League win over Palmerton.

Ryan Yacone had nine Bombers’ saves.

ES North-Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley defeated East Stroudsburg North in an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference contest, 3-0.

Ryan Keller, Zion Moore, and Evan Thomas all scored for the Bears.

Malichai Jones and Kyle Dooner added assists.


Northwestern-Northern Lehigh

Northwestern rolled to an 8-1 Colonial League win over Northern Lehigh.

Sara Hathaway four times to lead the Tigers. Morgan Moss and Maggie Motolese each scored.

For Northern Lehigh, Jill Olewine score the lone goal.


PM West-Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley defeated Pocono Mountain West in Eastern Pennsylvania Conference action 25-19, 25-17, 25-6.

Renee Mapa led the Bears with 13 kills, six blocks, and three digs. Arianna Weaver added eight kills and eight assists, and Cameron Caffrey ended with 19 assists, five kills, and eight digs.


PM East-Tamaqua

Pocono Mountain East earned a non-league win over Tamaqua, 4-1.

PM East 4, Tamaqua 1


Sarah Naughton (PME) def. Brooke Williams 8-0, Sam Passmore (PME) def. Alexis Breiner 8-1, Jessica Passmore (PME) def. Molly Clemson 8-5.


Emily Fisher/Madison Wickersham (T) def. Noran Shahin/Clara Sollor 8-4, Lamma Shahin/Melanie Balosh (PME) def. Julie Billig/Sabrina Moyer 8-4.



Weatherly-Mahanoy Area

Mahanoy defeated Weatherly 44-28.

Ashley Pleban and Jackie Guth each had nine points for the Wreckers.

Jim Thorpe-Tamaqua

Jim Thorpe topped Tamaqua 51-14.

Searfoss had 21 for Jim Thorpe, while Lella added 17.

Meckes scored six for the Raiders.

Jim Thorpe Boys did not sweep the Cross Country Quad Meet. Blue Mountain Boys went 3-0, over Jim Thorpe 24 -31.

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