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By JOHN MEDEIROS



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The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will begin selling single-game tickets Saturday, March 16, at 10 a.m.


RailRiders’ ticket package holders will be offered a presale starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, on swbrailriders.com only. All fans that like the RailRiders’ official Facebook page or follow the team’s official Twitter handle will have the opportunity to buy single-game tickets online only at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 15.


Beginning on March 16, all fans can purchase tickets by stopping by the PNC Field box office, calling the team’s offices at 969-2255, or on the web at swbrailriders.com.


Standard single-game ticket prices include: $7 for the Lawn Seats, $8 for the Bleachers, $10 for Field Reserved and $12 for Infield Box.


COLLEGE SOFTBALL King’s sweeps


King’s got a mercy-rule win over Penn State Harrisburg 15-0 and a 4-2 triumph over Cabrini to finish its Myrtle Beach, S. C., trip 7-1.


Maggie Gola had a two-run homer and a three-run double in the contest against PSU Harrisburg. Tina Seber also had a two-run homer for the Monarchs.


Misericordia drops two


Misericordia (2-4) lost a pair of games in Clermont, Fla, falling to John Carroll 13-0 and Thiel 10-7.


Mallory Getts had two hits, including a double in the opener and Whitney Ellenberg and Melissa Parker both doubled.


COLLEGE BASEBALL Misericordia 9, LaRoche 5


Kyle Lindsay and Ryan Cacchioli each had two hits and an RBI as Misericordia defeated LaRoche in Fort Pierce, Fla. Kenny Durling added a triple and two RBI as the Cougars improved to 8-2.


Wilkes 7, PSU Harrisburg 3


Adam Misiura picked up his first collegiate win, allowing three hits and three walks in six innings, as Wilkes (5-0) bested Penn State Harrisburg in Myrtle Beach, S.C.


Tyler Marino and Bobby Schappell led the way with three hits each. Schappell tripled and doubled while collecting a team best three RBI. Scott Skammer tripled for one of his two hits while Carmen Lopresto added two singles. A.J. Mihaly tripled and added an RBI.


WOMEN’S LACROSSE


Adrian 17, Misericordia 7


Brooke North and Katie Viegas led the Cougars with three goals each while Alexandra Elmes added a goal, but Misericordia lost to Adrian in Hilton Head, SC. Erika Proctor made six saves for the Cougars .


COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY


Four MU players honored


Four Misericordia field hockey players have earned NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction honors.


Allison Alexander, Haley Brandt, Hannah Harvey and Andi Veneziale were among the honorees who earned a minimum grade point average of 3.90 during the fall 2012 semester.


MEN’S COLLEGE TENNIS


Wittenberg 5, Wilkes 4


Wilkes (2-1) lost for the first time this season in a match at Hilton Head, S.C.


Wilkes took one of three doubles flights as the duo of Alex Makos and Steven Wilson claimed a 9-8 (7-4) win at No. 1 pairs. Max Appello was a 6-3, 1-6, 10-7 winner at No. 4 singles, while Brendon Blachowski (No. 5) earned a 6-3, 2-6, 10-6 win over Tyler Strong. Brandon Helfrich rounded out the singles winners for Wilkes outlasting Joe Marra 6-2, 1-6, 10-5 at No. 6.


Tuesday Wilkes 9, PSU-Behrend 0


The Colonels used six straight set wins in singles play before posting a sweep of all three doubles flights to post the 9-0 win. Steven Wilson posted a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles, while Alex Makos scored a 6-2, 6-1 win in the No. 2 position.


WOMEN’S TENNIS


Wilkes 8, Wittenberg 1


Wilkes (5-0) continued its perfect stretch to start the spring season in Hilton Head, S.C.


The Colonels received singles wins from all six positions, including a 6-4, 6-0 victory at No. 1 from Ally Kristofco. Katie Lynn took a 6-1, 6-3 win over Morgan McDermott at No. 2, while Ana English was a straight set winner (6-0, 6-0) at No. 3.


Webber Int’l 7, King’s 2


Nicole Molino was King’s lone winner in singles, posting a hard-fought three-set victory. Molino dropped the first set 3-6, but rebounded to win the second set 6-2. The two players then engaged in a super-tiebreaker, which Molino won 10-8.

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