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Local sports roundup: Results from Aug. 29

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    Pleasant Valley’s Henry Liu watches his shot during Wednesday’s match against Lehighton. BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS

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    Lehighton’s Cassidy Schaeffer follows through on his swing. Scan this picture with the Prindeo app for a photo gallery. BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS

Published August 30. 2018 03:26PM

The Palmerton and Pleasant Valley golf teams picked up wins on Wednesday.

The Jim Thorpe girls tennis team stayed undefeated with an impressive victory over Pottsville.



Palmerton recorded a 449-514 Colonial League win over Salisbury.

Logan Kresge earned medalist honors for the Bombers with an 85, while Derek Rea and Justin Hosier both carded 89s.

Palmerton 449, Salisbury 514


Logan Kresge 85, Derek Rea 89, Justin Hosier 89, Matt Lalik 92, Jacob Sutton 94.


Nick Jewell 94, Tanner Ruth 94, Alex Suter 102, Dan Kucsan 103, Ashley Karol 121.

Lehighton-Pleasant Vy.

Pleasant Valley grabbed a 435-543 non-league win over Lehighton.

Henry Liu fired a 79 to earn medalist honors for the Bears, while Andrew Stewart carded an 83.

Jack Lorenz finished with a 95 for the Indians.

Pleasant Valley 435, Lehighton 543


Henry Liu 79, Andrew Stewart 83, Stan Ottman 87, Scott McDonald 90, Alex Markowski 96.


Jack Lorenz 95, Josh Gandy 105, Cassidy Schaeffer 105, Grant Schaeffer 116, Andrew Conrad 122.

Match played at Blue Shamrock Country Club.

Northwestern-Saucon Vy.

Saucon Valley topped Northwestern 420-436 in Colonial League play.

Joe Frey finished with a 76 for the Tigers to secure the low round of the match.

Saucon Valley 420, Northwestern 436


Anthony Bufanio 80, Bradley Yeahl 82, Chris Bufanio 84, Colin Zavacky 84, Dustin Hill 90.


Joe Frey 76, Luke Hallman 86, Cole Norman 88, Jake Dellicker 88, Gabby Smalley 98.


Pottsville-Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe rolled to a 5-0 win over Pottsville to stay undefeated.

Leanne Van Essendelft, Christy McLean and Kaitlyn O’Neil all had straight set victories in singles’ action for the Olympians (5-0).

Jim Thorpe 5, Pottsville 0


Leanne Van Essendelft (JT) def. Victoria Oswald 6-2, 6-3; Christy McLean (JT) def. Ayva Strauss 6-1, 6-3; Kaitlyn O’Neil (JT) def. Samara Major 6-2, 6-3.


Evelyn Flores/Angelica Uzar (JT) def. Lena Alexander/Brigid Kane 6-2, 6-2; Chloe Getz/Trista Gehris (JT) def. Breyana Garman/Olivia Tokonitz 6-2, 4-2 (retired).

Blue Mtn.-Pleasant Vy.

Blue Mountain picked up a 4-2 non-league win over Pleasant Valley.

Alyssa Wagner picked a victory via forfeit at No. 1 singles for the Bears. Wagner was leading 7-6 (7-5), 2-1 before Paige Blankenhorn retired.

PV’s No. 1 doubles pair of Grace Vento and Amelia Baker won in three sets.

Blue Mountain 4, Pleasant Valley 2


Alyssa Wagner (PV) forfeit Paige Blankenhorn; Lauren Gumaer (BM) def. Riley Wagner 6-2, 6-4; Breanna Panchari (BM) def. Marissa Rugierro 7-6 (7-5), 6-1.


Grace Vento/Amelia Baker (PV) def. Peightyn Swartz/Kate Rubinkam 6-2, 4-6, 6-1; Amber Rupp/Emily Sopko (BM) def. Cambry Galler/Kelli Reagan 7-6 (7-2), 6-4; Natalie Rubinkam/Taylor Haupt (BM) def. Julia Polank/Kara Thourot 6-4, 6-0.

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