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Local Sports Roundup: Results from Sept. 4

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    Jim Thorpe’s Preston Lawrence heads the ball over Clayton Demcher of Pottsville during Tuesday’s match. Scan this photo with the Prindeo app for a photo gallery. BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS

Published September 05. 2018 02:41PM

Jim Thorpe posted wins in three different sports on Tuesday.

The Olympians were victorious in boys soccer, girls tennis, and volleyball.


Pottsville-Jim Thorpe

A pair of second-half scores lifted Jim Thorpe to a 3-1 Schuylkill League Division 1 victory over Pottsville.

Ryder Wallace’s second goal of the game broke a 1-1 tie. Wallace assisted on Preston Lawrence’s score that set the final tally.

Alex Putt and Thor Huth had assists for the Olympians, who scored three unanswered goals after Brendan Smith gave the Tide a 1-0 lead in the first half.

Kingsley Ehling made 12 saves in the victory.

Lehighton-Pine Grove

Pine Grove blanked Lehighton for a 4-0 Schuylkill League win.

Cam Raudabaugh paced the Cardinals with two goals and an assist, while Donald Legarht and Ayden Zerbe also found the back of the net.

Indians’ keeper Zach Andrews finished with seven saves.

Palisades-Northern Lehigh

Palisades rolled to a 7-1 Colonial League victory over Northern Lehigh.

The Pirates’ Grayson Delley ended up with three goals and an assist, while Michael Swoppe, Daniel Muth, Gavin Kelley and John Nolen also scored.

Grant Olewine recorded the Bulldogs’ lone goal in the second half.

Tamaqua-Blue Mountain

Tamaqua earned a 1-0 Schuylkill League win over Blue Mountain.

Jacob Rudy’s second-half goal was the difference for the Raiders. Luke Verta had nine saves.

The Eagles outshot Tamaqua 10-8 in the contest.


Weatherly defeated Lourdes in league play, 4-2.

Mason Gerhart score twice to lead the Wreckers. Elijah Derr and Tyler McKendry also added goals for Weatherly.

Moravian Academy-Palmerton

Moravian Academy spoiled Palmerton’s Colonial League opener with an 8-0 win.


Notre Dame ES-Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe shut out Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg for a 7-0 victory.

Leanne Van Essendelft, Christy McLean and Kaitlyn O’Neil make it a clean sweep of singles’ play for the Olympians (7-0).

Jim Thorpe 5, Notre Dame ES 0


Leanne Van Essendelft (JT) def. Heather Bartlett 6-0, 6-1; Christy McLean (JT) def. Anna Mariho 7-5, 6-1; Kaitlyn O’Neil (JT) def. Rachel Krechel 6-2, 6-2.


Evelyn Flores/Angelica Uzar (JT) def. Bailey Reilly/Gwenn Strasser 6-1, 6-1; Chloe Getz/Trista Gehris (JT) def. Macy Schnatter/Lianna Hilario 6-4, 6-1.



Sarah Hathaway’s hat trick helped propel Northwestern to a 4-2 Colonial League win over Salisbury.

Jillian Fink followed with a goal for the Tigers, while Maggie Motolese was credited with two assists.

Tigers’ keeper Lauren Terrell grabbed seven saves in the victory.

Northwestern moves to 2-0 in the league, while Salisbury falls to 0-2 on the season.

Palmerton-Moravian Academy

Maddie Tran’s two goals highlighted Moravian Academy’s 4-0 Colonial League victory over Palmerton.

The Lions’ duo of Chloe Oudin and Libby Michaelis both added goals.

Northern Lehigh-Palisades

Palisades ran away with an 8-0 Colonial League win over Northern Lehigh.

No other information was received by the Times News.



Bangor opened its regular season with a 3-1 non-conference win over Lehighton.

Kaylee Holland, Dani Frinzi and Matti Albert posted the Slaters’ goals.

Karissa Hough scored the Indians’ lone goal.

Indians’ keeper Angelina Romito finished with 16 saves.

Lehighton falls to 2-1 on the season, while Bangor moves to 1-0.

Palmerton-Moravian Academy

Cassie Romanczuk’s four goals sparked Moravian Academy to a 7-0 Colonial League victory over Palmerton.

The Lions’ Rebecca Donahue, Nikki Chiaradia and Kate Costantino all added scores.


North Schuylkill-Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe swept North Schuylkill for a 25-8, 25-5, 25-6 Schuylkill League win.

Kelsey Carroll led the Olympians’ attack with eight assists, six aces, six digs and five kills.

Brandy Montemuro (five aces, five assists, four kills) also contributed in the victory.


Pottsville breezed to a 25-12, 25-7, 25-10 Schuylkill League Division 1 win over Lehighton.

Lillian Brown paced the Indians with 16 digs, one ace and one kill. Samantha Banning tallied eight digs and two aces.

Lehighton will host Tamaqua Thursday in the program’s annual “Match with a Meaning.”


Palmerton came out victorious with a 25-13, 25-19, 25-19 Colonial League win over Catasauqua.

No other information was received by the Times New.

Panther Valley-Lourdes

Panther Valley swept Lourdes 25-5, 25-14, 25-11 in a Schuylkill League Division 2 contest.

Erika Dubosky had 10 digs, seven kills and nine service points for the Panthers. Olivia Dacey added 10 kills, 10 digs and six service points, while Emilee Kwaak tallied 24 service points, eight digs, four kills and three aces.

Sarah Zabroski dished out 18 assists and four service points in the victory, while Rachelle Filer (nine kills, seven service points, three blocks) and Jenna Dubosky (10 assists) also played key roles in the win.

Panther Valley also won the JV contest, 25-6, 25-1.

Marian-Blue Mountain

Marian dropped its opening match of the season, falling to Blue Mountain in three games.

The Fillies, who are now in Schuylkill League’s Division 1, lost 25-12, 25-15, 25-14.

No other information was received by the Times News.

Weatherly-Shenandoah Valley

Weatherly opened its season with a 25-18, 25-16, 28-26 Schuylkill League Division 4 victory over Shenandoah Valley.

The Wreckers received six kills and two blocks from Nikki Poluka, while Emily Zoscin added two kills, four digs, and five aces.


Lehighton-ES South

East Stroudsburg South recorded a 514-518 non-conference win over Lehighton.

Aaron Miller paced the Indians with a low of 97.

The Cavaliers’ Hayden Long earned medalist honors with a 96.

ES South 514, Lehighton 518


Aaron Miller 97, Jack Lorenz 99, Luke David 106, Stephen Heery 108, Cassidy Schaeffer 108.


Haiden Long 96, Sam Buchata 102, Crew Bunn 104, Dan Matsch 108, Owen Bowers 108.

Played at Fox Hollow Golf Club, par 72.

Northwestern-Notre Dame GP

Northwestern picked up a 414-428 Colonial League win over Notre Dame of Green Pond.

Luke Hallman and Joey Frey tied for a Tigers’ best, which also earned medalist honors, with a 76.

Northwestern improves to 3-4 in the CL, while Notre Dame slips to 2-5.

Northwestern 414, Notre Dame 428


Luke Hallman 76, Joey Frey 76, Cole Norman 86, Jake Dellicker 86, Gabbey Smalley 90.


Chris Omick 80, Ben Ortwein 80, AJ Suraci 84, Steve Luke 88, Rob Wildman 96.

Played at Green Pond Country Club.

Moravian Academy-Palmerton

Moravian Academy stayed unbeaten in the Colonial League with a 416-463 win over Palmerton.

Peter Chiaradia and Griff Lombardi paced the Lions as both tied for medalist honors with an 81.

Logan Kresge shot a Bombers’ best with an 87.

The Bombers drop to 4-3 on the season, while Moravian Academy improves to 7-0.

Moravian Academy 416, Palmerton 463


Logan Kresge 87, Derek Reis 93, Jacob Sutton 93, Mason Kistler 94, Josh Mooney 96.


Peter Chiaradia 81, Griff Lombardi 81, Christian Pfenning 84, Will McKay 85, Tom Smith 85.

Played at Green Pond Country Club.


Northampton defeated Tamaqua for a 412-520 non-conference win.

Tyler Disbrow carded a Blue Raiders-best with a 98.

The Konkrete Kids’ Andrew Hozza posted medalist honors with a score of 79.

Northampton 412, Tamaqua 520


Tyler Disbrow 98, Bill Frederick 102, Tavio Agosti 105, Nate Shellhamer 107, Bill Shilko 108.


Andrew Hozza 79, Anthony Sawarynski 80, Andrew Sawarynski 83, Nate Wheeler 85, Devon Britton 85.

Played at Woodstone Country Club, par 72.

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