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Hazleton Area clinches tie for division


May 07. 2013 12:17AM


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HAZLETON — Becky Demko threw a three-hitter as Hazleton Area defeated Pittston Area 10-0 Monday in five innings, clinching at least a tie for the WVC Division 1 softball title.


Hazleton Area (12-1) will win the championship with another victory or a loss by Nanticoke (9-3). Nanticoke hosts Wyoming Valley West today.


Lexi Wolk led the Hazleton Area hitting with three singles and two RBI. Samantha Varela added a double and two RBI. The Cougars ended the game with six runs in the fifth inning.


Alyssa Talerico had a double for Pittston Area (2-11).


Pittston Area`000`00 — 0


Hazleton Area`030`16 — 10


WP — Becky Demko (9-1) 7 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K. LP — Alyssa Talerico (0-1) 4 IP, 9 H, 9 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 0 K; Taylor Baloga 0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 K.


2B — Talerico (PA), Maria Trivelpiece (H), Samantha Varela (H).


Top hitters — HA, Lexi Wolk 3 hits, 2 RBI, 2 steals; Trivelpiece 2 hits; Varela 2 hits, 2 RBI.


Crestwood 6, Coughlin 1


Ashlee Oleginski went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI as Crestwood (5-7) snapped a three-game losing streak with a Division 1 victory.


Winning pitcher Alyssa Davies fanned 10 and surrendered just two hits. Mel Snyder tripled and Juliet Wotherspoon doubled.


Marissa Ross hit a solo homer in the seventh for Coughlin (4-9). It was her fourth of the season, most in the division.


Coughlin`000`000`1 — 1


Crestwood`111`012`x — 6


WP — Alyssa Davies (5-7) 7 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 10 K. LP — Julie Suchocki (4-9) 6 IP, 13 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 0 BB, 0 K.


2B — Ashlee Oleginski (Cre), Juliet Wotherspoon (Cre). 3B — Mel Snyder (Cer). HR — Ross (Cou).


Top hitters — CRE, Oleginski 3-3, 3 RBI, run; Snyder 2-3, 2 runs; Wotherspoon RBO; Davies 2-2, RBI, run.


H.S. BASEBALL


Meyers 8, Wyoming Seminary 2


Matt DeMarco drove in three runs and Sam Blankenship knocked in two as Meyers prevailed.


Cal Lisman pitched a complete game, striking out nine and surrendering three hits.


Meyers`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


CJ Szafran ss`3`2`2`0`0`0`0


Cal Lisman p`1`2`0`0`0`0`0


Matt DeMarco 3b`3`0`1`3`0`0`0


Dan Conrad 1b`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Kyle McHale dh`3`1`1`1`0`0`0


OJ Almonte c`4`1`1`0`0`0`0


Sam Blankenship cf`3`2`1`2`1`0`0


Nick Sisko lf`4`0`1`0`1`0`0


Tom Lovecchio rf`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Mike Kendra 2b`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Totals`28`8`7`6`2`0`0


Wyo. Seminary`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Massahiro Chiba ss`2`1`1`0`1`0`0


Colin Toggas 2b`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Gavin Gagliardi 3b`3`0`1`1`1`0`0


Zach Wise p`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Asa Saidman 1b`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Doug Thomas c`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Stefan Olsen lf`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Kristian Olsen cf`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


John Bath ph`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Troy Edwards rf`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Totals`24`2`3`1`2`0`0


Meyers`022`150`0 — 8


Wyoming Seminary`101`000`0 — 2


Meyers`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Lisman (W)`7`3`2`0`1`9


Seminary`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Wise (L)`4.1`6`8`6`5`9


Saidman`1.2`1`0`0`2`1


K.Olsen`1`0`0`0`0`1


MMI Prep 4, GAR 3


Charlie Karchner drove in the go-ahead run with double in the bottom of the sixth to lead MMI Prep past the Grenadiers. Karchner drove in two RBI and finished with two doubles.


Karchner also picked up the victory for the Preppers. He gave up six hits and two earned runs while striking out six in seven innings.


Sean-Paul Williamson had a two-run home run for the Grenadiers. Steven Tyson had a two-hit effort.


GAR`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Joharky Santos 2b`3`1`1`0`0`0`0


Rich Sickler p`3`0`0`1`0`0`0


Kevin Evans lf`2`0`1`0`0`0`0


Zach Gonzalez 3b`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Dawin Reyes rf`3`1`1`0`0`0`0


Sean-Paul Williamson ss`3`1`1`2`0`0`1


Gregory Skrepenak 1b`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Joseph O’Day c`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Christian Skrepenak dh`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Steven Tyson cf`3`0`2`0`0`0`0


Totals`25`3`6`3`0`0`1


MMI`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Aaron Kollar p`3`1`1`0`0`0`0


Cory Rogers 2b`4`0`1`0`0`0`0


Charlie Karchner ss`3`0`2`2`2`0`0


Alec Andes 1b`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Sam Harman c`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Casey McCoy lf`3`1`0`0`0`0`0


Joe Yamulla rf`1`1`1`0`0`0`0


RJ Kupsho 3b`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Ed Herbener cf`1`1`1`1`0`0`0


Totals`24`4`8`3`2`0`0


GAR`021`000`0 — 3


MMI Prep`120`001`x — 4


GAR`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Sickler (L)`6`8`4`3`4`2


MMI`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Kollar (W)`7`6`3`2`1`6


H.S. Boys Tennis


Scranton 4, Pittston Area 1


Trent Woodruff was the lone winner for the Patriots with a tight 6-4, 6-7 (8-6), 6-3 victory in first singles. Tyler Woodruff fell in a tiebreaker during the third set of second singles.


Singles: 1. Trent Woodruff (PA) def. Dipam Shah 6-4, 6-7 (8-6), 6-3; 2. Drew Patel (SCR) def. Tyler Woodruff 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (7-3); 3. Kanishak Amin (SCR) def. Jeremy Homshek 7-5, 6-4.


Doubles: 1. Prierak Patel/Horsh Patel def. Seraj Pursnani/Terry Briggs 3-6, 6-2, 6-2; 2. Akash Patel/Dan Shah def. Christian Carney/Johnathon Durling 6-1, 6-0


H.S. Boys Volleyball


Holy Redeemer 3, Hazleton Area 0


Holy Redeemer defeated the Cougars in three games thanks to Jeremy Myslowski’s seven-kill, 17-assist effort. Brendan Leahigh had 10 kills, and Mike Morrison recorded seven blocks to go with his nine kills.


Hazleton Area’s Carlos Rodriguez recorded 11 digs. Shai Medina posted seven service points.


Hazleton Area`15`22`19


Holy Redeemer`25`25`25


HAZ: Brett Barron 9 kills, 5 digs; Alex Gregoire 4 kills, 3 service points; Carlos Rodriguez 11 digs; Shai Medina 2 kills, 7 service points


HR: Jeremy Myslowski 7 kills, 17 assists, 13 service points, 2 blocks; Brendan Leahigh 10 kills, 2 assists; Mike Morrison 9 kills, 7 blocks; Mike Prociak 12 kills, 2 blocks


Crestwood 3, Hanover Area 0


Nick Banos had a dozen kills, digs and service points to pace Crestwood over the Hawkeyes. Kyle Price contributed 19 assists and eight digs, and Corey Manship had nine kills and three digs.


Osmel Martinez totaled 12 digs and two aces for Hanover Area.


Hanover Area`10`10`17


Crestwood`25`25`25


Hanover Area: Osmel Martinez 12 digs, 3 kills, 2 aces


Crestwood: Nick Banos 12 kills, 12 digs, 12 service points, six aces; Kyle Price 19 assists, 13 service points, 8 digs; Corey Manship 9 kills, 3 digs; Mendell Foreman 8 kills, 3 blocks


H.S. Girls Lacrosse


Selinsgrove 19, Dallas 7


Madeline Mulhern recorded her 100th career goal in a two-goal effort for the Mountaineers. Cara Pricher also netted two goals. Kelsie Davis, Katie Kapral and Amanda Miller all scored one goal. Katie Snedecker added an assist, and Deidre Deluca picked up four ground balls.


H.S. Boys Lacrosse


Crestwood 11, Tunkhannock 5


Brian Collins had four goals and four assists to lead Crestwood to a victory over Tunkhannock. Robert Cosley and Jay Popson each produced two goals. Steven Roberts had a five-point outing with two goals and three assists. Ryan Magin and Joey Grandinetti each added a score. Balley Bauman made 18 stops in goal.


No statistics were available for Tunkhannock.


H.S. Boys Track and Field


Wyoming Area 76, Meyers 74


The Warriors used sweeps in the 3,200 run and javelin to edge the Mohawks by two points. Zac LaNunziata took first in the triple jump and long jump for Wyoming Area. Mike Lumley earned first with a pole vault of 9 feet.


Joey Arnone won the 200 dash for the Mohawks in 23.8 seconds.


3200 relay: 1. MEY 9:02.9, 2. WA; 110 hurdles: 1. WA Condry 16.5, 2. MEY DiMaggio, 3. WA Fernandes; Triple Jump: 1. WA LaNunziata 38-6, 2. WA Lumlet, 3. MEY DiMaggio; 100 dash: 1. WA O’Brien 11.1, 2. MEY Arnone, 3. MEY Adams; 1600 run: 1. WA Vasquez 5:07, 2. MEY Macko, 3. WA Filipak; Shot Put: 1. MEY Urban 33-11.25, 2. MEY Hamad, 3. MEY Telesco; 400 dash: 1. MEY Bennett 53.9, 2. MEY Schlowitz, 3. MEY Snyder; 400 relay: 1. MEY (Edward, Snyder, Adams, Arnone), 44.9; 300 hurdles: 1. MEY Labatch 46.1, 2. WA Condry, 3. WA Fernandes; Pole vault: 1. WA Lumley 9-0, 2. WA LaNunziata, 3. WA Sypniewski; Discus: 1. WA Burtch 128-4, 2. MEY Craig, 3. MEY Telesco; Long jump: 1. WA LaNunziata 188, 2. WA Lumley, 3. MEY Blake; 800 run: 1. MEY Snyder 2:17.7, 2. MEY Mangot, 3. WA Vasquez; 200 dash: 1. MEY Arnone 23.8, 2. WA Steve; 3200 run: 1. WA Filipak 12:47, 2. WA Wall, 3. WA Vasquez; Javelin: 1. WA Grove 165-9, 2. WA LaNunziata, 3. WA Dimnick; 1600 relay: 1. MEY (Schiowitz, Robertson, Bennett, Snyder) 3:39, 2. WA; High jump: 1. MEY Robertson 5-8, 2. WA Buczynsky, 3. MEY Bennett


H.S. Girls Track and Field


Wyoming Area 105, Meyers 43


Samantha Acacio won the triple jump for the Warriors. Haley Stackhouse was the meet’s lone multi-event winner with wins in the 100 hurdles and long jump.


The Mohawks’ Florence Kwok took first in the 3,200 run in 13:42. Riley Conahan claimed first in the 100 dash.


3200 relay: 1. WA 13:56; 100 hurdles: 1. WA Stackhouse 16.3, 2. WA Shemanski, 3. MEY Konopki; Triple jump: 1. WA Acacio 32-11.5, 2. MEY Gross, 3. WA Bulger; 100 dash: 1. MEY Conahan 12.8, 2. WA Brown, 3. WA Acacio; 1600 run: 1. WA Hiedacavage 6:20, 2. MEY Unger; Shot put: 1. WA Brown 28 11-5, 2. MEY Winder, 3. WA Ambruso; 400 dash: 1. WA Malloy 1:06.3, 2. WA Custer, 3. MEY Case; 400 relay: 1. MEY (Conahan, Wilburn, Gross, Roberts) 52.5, 2. WA; 300 hurdles: 1. WA Shemanski 5:08, 2. WA Stillarty, 3. MEY Konopki; Pole vault: 1. WA Kraynak 7-6, 2. WA Bulger, 3. WA Pozaic; Discus: 1. MEY Winder 69-6, 2. WA Higgins, 3. WA Albericci; Long jump: 1. WA Stackhouse 16-0.75, 2. WA Brown, 3. WA Acacio; 800 run: 1. MEY Hernandez 2:42.2, 2. WA Malloy, 3. WA Hiedacavage; 200 dash: 1. MEY Roberts 29.7, 2. WA Bott, 3. WA Kazmerick; 3200 dash: 1. MEY F.Kwok 13:42, 2. WA Bilbow; Javelin: 1. WA Albericci 93-6, 2. WA Kazmerick, 3. MEY Rentsch; 1600 relay: 1. WA (Stillarty, Malloy, Bulger, Custer), 4:57; High jump: 1. WA Stackhouse 5-0, 2. WA Brown, 3. WA Kraynak




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