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TUNKHANNOCK — Pittston Area won all five matches to defeat Tunkhannock 5-0 in boys tennis. Trent Woodruff outlasted Tunkhannock’s Brent Christy in a third set tiebreaker at No. 1 singles.

SINGLES: 1. Trent Woodruff (PA) def. Brent Christy 5-7, 6-4, 6-6 (8-6); 2. Tyler Woodruff (PA) def. Cory Dulsky 6-3, 6-3; 3. Jeremy Homschek (PA) def. Colby Rome 6-1, 6-1

DOUBLES: 1. Terry Briggs/Suraj Pursani (PA) def. Dan Greenit/Paul Roman 6-2, 6-1; 2. Jonathan Durling/Christian Charney (PA) def. Gerard Mirabelli/Ben Keiser 6-2, 6-3

Wyoming Seminary 5, Holy Redeemer 0

The Blue Knights swept the Royals in singles and doubles to ensure the victory. Henry Cornell secured a 6-2, 6-0 win in the top singles flights.

SINGLES: 1. Henry Cornell (SEM) def. Pat Loftus 6-2,6-0; 2.Chris Kim (SEM) def. Cameron Pinto 6-1, 6-2; 3. Will Xu (SEM) def. Tyler Elias 6-1, 6-1

DOUBLES: 1.Mortiz Haggeman/ Grant Klinger (SEM) def. Josh Wychock/ Chris Pawlenok 6-1, 6-0; 2. Richard Hughes/ Peter Valentine (SEM) def. Robert Dougherty/ Thomas Caffrey 6-0, 6-0
Dallas 4, Berwick 1
Francois Ross pulled out a tough, three-set victory at No. 1 to key a Dallas singles sweep that carried the Mountaineers to victory. Berwick’s lone point came from James Garringer and Arlinson Reyes at No. 2 doubles.
SINGLES: 1. Francois Ross (DAL) def. Luke Whitenight 7-6 (7-1), 6-7, 7-5; 2. Tyler Tuck (DAL) def. Dominic Schicatano, 6-3, 6-0; 3. Steve Wempa (DAL) def. Blake Whitmire (DAL) 6-0, 6-1
DOUBLES: 1. Aleksi Gitelson/Nick Muldoon (DAL) def. Cole Gardner/Nick Oliver 6-2, 6-0; 2. James Garringer/Arlinson Reyes (BER) def. Colton Powell/Frank Hullihew 7-6 (7-4), 7-5

H.S. Girls Lacrosse

Wyoming Seminary 16, Coughlin 4

Kristen Mericle scored five goals and one assist to lead the Blue Knights to a victory over Coughlin. Becca Schulman netted three. Emily Granger, Lexi Quick and Amanda Schwartz each supplied two goals.Kelley Gavin collected eight saves.

Coughlin was aided by Brigid Wood’s two scores. Hailee Dumont and Kelsey Gabriele each added a goal. Paige Tedik made seven saves in goal.

Crestwood 13, Pittston Area 3

Morgan Kile contributed five goals in Crestwood’s win over Pittston Area. Lizzie Dessoye had four goals, and Daniella Callaghan chipped in two. Steph Distasio ahd Jasmine Muckle both tallied a score.

Haley Norwillo led the Patriots with two goals. Bianca Maltei-Miller had a goal.

H.S. Boys Volleyball

Nanticoke 3, Tunkhannock 0

John Pietrzyk had a match-high 11 kills as the Trojans swept the Tigers at home by scores of 25-7, 25-4, 25-10.

Rees Roberts had four aces while Eddie Lukowski had 11 assists and seven digs.



NAN: John Pietrzyk (2 service points, 1 ace, 11 kills, 1 assist, 2 blocks, 3 digs); Rees Roberts (4 aces, 3 kills, 2 assists, 2 blocks, 1 dig); Eddie Lukowski (3 aces, 2 kills, 11 assists, 7 digs). TUN: Not reported

Coughlin 3, Hazleton Area 0

Josh Wilk recorded four blocks to lead the Crusaders to a tightly-contested sweep by scores of 25-23, 25-22, 26-24. Danny Sales had 16 assists and 10 service points.

Alex Gregoire had a match-high 11 kills for Hazleton Area. Carlos Rodriguez produced four aces and 11 digs.

Hazleton Area`23`22`24


HAZ: Alex Gregoire (11 kills, 4 digs, 1 block); Brett Barron (22 assists); Carlos Rodriguez (11 digs, 4 aces, 12 service points); COU: Danny Sales (2 kills, 16 assists, 5 digs, 1 ace, 10 service points); Josh Wilk (2 kills, 4 digs, 6 service points, 2 aces, 5 blocks); Eric Williams (3 kills, 1 ace, 4 digs, 3 service points, 1 block)


Wilkes Takes Weekly Freedom Honors

Wilkes tennis athletes Melanie Nolt and Steven Wilson were named Freedom Conference women’s and men’s Players of the Week, respectively.

Nolt, the three-time reigning Freedom Conference Player of the Year, allowed just one game in three singles matches in the No. 1 position for Wilkes taking all three by straight sets. In doubles play, Nolt teamed with Katie Lynn at No. 1 to post three victories including an 8-5 decision over Scranton on Sunday.

Wilson went 2-0 in singles play from the No. 1 position posting straight set 6-1, 6-1 wins in both of his matches during the week. Wilson paired with Alex Makos to add two more doubles victories on the week at No. 1.

King’s 5, Misericordia 4

In a match that was suspended on Wednesday due to weather, the Monarchs’ Liz Demko and Emily Biffen defeated Brea Phillips and Emily Gherghei in the second doubles. The Cougars’ Michelle Cameron and Cassie Foy defeated the Monarchs’ Sara Lynn and Madeline Griffin at first doubles.

The Cougars’ Emily Boro earned a come-from-behind three-set victory over Biffen at third singles (2-6, 6-4, 6-1). Lynn lifted the Monarchs with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Foy at No. 1 singles. Griffin topped Phillips 6-1, 6-3 in the second singles.

Foy fell to Lynn 6-2, 6-1 at first singles while Phillips fell to Griffin 6-1, 6-3 at second singles. Bressler also fell to Molina in a hardfought 6-4, 6-3 match at sixth singles.

College Golf

Wilkes, King’s Finish Glenmaura Tourney

The Wilkes and King’s golf teams concluded play at the Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational Monday afternoon as the Colonels and Monarchs finished 11th and 12th at the event. Wilkes shot a combined 711 and King’s shot a 754 through the two-round event.

Wilkes’ Jeremy Nolt led the way in the second round carding a season-low 80 for a combined 165 at the event. Michael Daubert kept pace with an 85 on day two for a total of 170.

Coughlin grad Joe Caffrey was the top Monarch finisher, checking in at 40thr place with a 175. Jake Humphreys and Ryan Boyle tied with identical scores of 190.

College Baseball

Misericordia 11, Delaware Valley 4

Kyle Lindsay went 4-5 with two RBI, and he and Julian Faria both hit two-run home runs as part of a six-run third inning that propelled the Misericordia University baseball team to an 11-4 Freedom Conference victory at Delaware Valley on Monday afternoon.

Wyoming Valley West graduate Kenny Durling added a 3-for-5 performance with four RBI. Pete Doggett earned the victory on the mound for the Cougars, scattering five hits and two earned runs with three strikeouts over six innings.

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