WILKES-BARRE – Justin Elick (138), Gino Setta (145) and Johntae Nelson (152) all rattled off wins by fall for Meyers in a 54- 24 victory over Montrose at home in a non-conference wrestling meet Wednesday.
Dan Semanek (113) also added a pin for Meyers, which benefited from seven matches forfeited by Montrose.
106 – No Contest; 113 – Dan Semanek (MEY) pinned Charles Robinson, 2:55;120 – Brandon Swift (MON) won by fft.; 126 – Jacob Hayes (MON) won by fft.; 132 – Kashif Alston (MEY) won by fft.; 138 – Justin Elick (MEY) pinned Gary Parks, :34; 145 – Gino Setta (MEY) pinned Jacob Bloom, 1:56; 152 – Johntae Nelson (MEY) pinned McCade Callaway, :46; 160 – Tracy Cistrunk (MEY) won by fft.;170 – Terry Eyerman (MEY) won by fft.; 182 – Miles Davis (MEY) won by fft.; 195 – Ojanis Almonte (MEY) won by fft.; 220 – Nick Moore (MON) pinned Matt Craig, :18; 285 – John Shaffer (MON) pinned Kyle Krepich, 1:48.
Pittston Area won four matches late to earn a win at Berwick.
Angelo Lussi (170) scored a pin to get the Patriots rolling and was followed by Sam Falcone (182) and Jake Vaxmonsky (220) winning by decision and John Minich (195) scoring a major decision.
Peter Talance (138) and Kevin Laubach (145) each scored pins for the Bulldogs.
106 – Dakota Conner (BER) maj. dec. Chris Starinski, 8-0; 113 – Braulio Garcia (PA) won by fft.; 120 – Dave DeLeo (PA) pinned Aaron Preston, 2:36; 126 – Tyler Lutecki (PA) won by fft.; 132 – Andrew Woznocki (BER) dec. Donovan Parham 5-1; 138 – Peter Talance (BER) pinned Brad Rush, 5:32; 145 – Kevin Laubach (BER) pinned Dan Gambini, 1:51; 152 – Justin Wilke (PA) pinned Zach Kyttle, 2:54; 160 – Trent Kowalski (BER) dec. Kevin Wesolowski 8-5; 170 – Angelo Lussi (PA) pinned Nathan Maczuga, 2:33; 182 – Sam Falcone (PA) dec. William Masteller 3-2; 195 – John Minich (PA) maj. dec. Dustin hosler, 10-2; 220 – Jake Vaxmonsky (PA) dec. Tyler Ohl 7-5; 285 – Ryan Dooley (BER) dec. Brian Modzienski, 2-0
Meyers and GAR each won two bouts, but it was nine forfeits by the Grenadiers that made the difference in a match held Tuesday.
106 – Daniel Semanek (MEY) won by fft.; 113 – No Contest; 120 – Anthony Luton (GAR) won by fft.; 126 – Devin Reese (GAR) won by fft.; 132 – Kashif Alston (MEY) won by fft.; 138 – Justin Elick (MEY) pinned Joseph O'Day, 3:49; 145 – Gino Setta (MEY) won by fft.; 152 – Johntae Nelson (MEY) won by fft.; 160 – Tracey Cistrunk (MEY) dec. Jamaar Taylor, 9-6; 170 – Sam Blankenship (MEY) won by fft.; 182 – Miles Davis (MEY) won by fft.; 195 – Yakeem Adams (MEY) won by fft.; 220 – Zachary Faust (GAR) pinned Matt Craig, :28; 285 – Elijah Gresham (GAR) pinned Kyle Krepich, 1:07
Pittston Area finished first in eight events, sweeping four of them, in a win at Coughlin.
Kassity Roche (200 medley relay, 200 free, 500 free, 400 free relay) was a four-time winner for the Patriots, while Mia Nardone (200 medley relay, 200 IM, 100 fly) was a three-time winner.
Carly Ray won the 50 and 100 free for the Crusaders.
200 MEDLEY RELAY – 1. PA (Mia Nardone, Shannon Brady, Antionette Antonacci, Kassity Roche) 2:08.40; 2. COU; 3. PA; 200 FREE – 1. PA Roche 2:30.35; 2. PA Antonacci; 3. PA Christine Briggs; 200 IM – 1. PA Nardone 2:29.52; 2. COU Katharine Lanning; 3. PA Emily Seamon; 50 FREE – 1. COU Carly Ray :26.79; 2. PA Tiffany Smith; 3. PA Shelby Hoffman; DIVING – 1. PA Sierra Williams 160.20; 2. PA Theresa Damarosky; 3. PA Ashley Beers; 100 FLY – 1. PA Nardone 1:03.86; 2. COU Kylee McGrane; 3. PA Seamon;100 FREE – 1. COU Ray 59.54; 2. PA Smith; 3. PA Kate Musto; 500 FREE – 1. PA Roche 6:47; 2. PA Cassie Wilczewski; 3. PA Irene Magoosn; 200 FREE RELAY – 1. COU (McGrane, Ray, Lanning, Julia Miller) 1:59.01; 2. PA; 3. PA; 100 BACK – 1. COU McGrane 1:13.50; 2. PA Shannon Brady; 3. PA Musto; 100 BREAST – 1. PA Antonacci 1:21; 2. PA Adison Hazlet; 3. COU Lanning; 400 FREE RELAY – 1. PA (Roche, Seamon, Smith, Brady) 4:30; 2. PA; 3. PA.
Megan Kazmerski scored a career-high 28 points in Wilkes' victory over Curry College in the Cruzin Classic Tournament held in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Kazmerski finished 7-for-9 from three-point range, all of them coming in the first half, to give Wilkes a big lead at the half. Amanda Pawlowski chipped in 11 points while Elena Stambone added nine points and seven rebounds. Ellen Rich snared a game-high 16 rebounds for the Colonels.
Misericordia University landed 53 student-athletes on the Middle Atlantic Conferences fall Academic Honor Roll, including six Wyoming Valley Conference products.
Local honorees included Alyssa Mocion (soccer, Holy Redeemer), Marina Orrson (cross country, Lake-Lehman), Zach Bottone (cross country, Coughlin), Josh Krall (cross country, Wyoming Area) Jeremy Osko (cross country, Hanover Area) and A.J. Limongelli (cross country, Holy Redeemer).
To qualify for the MAC Academic Honor Roll, student-athletes must be at least a sophomore and maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.20 while participating in a varsity sport.
Wilkes University had 43 fall student-athletes named to the Middle Atlantic Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll.
The Colonel men's soccer team led the way with 12 selections, while the Wilkes football squad had 10 players honored. Nicholas Dawson topped the Wilkes football squad with a 3.64 overall grade-point average, while Dave Marr led the men's soccer team for the second consecutive year with a 3.84 GPA.
Women's soccer saw six players named to the all-academic team, including three-time All-Freedom honoree Katy Fissel with a 3.47 GPA. Kirsten Smith led the Lady Colonels with a 3.68 GPA.
The Wilkes men's and women's cross country teams each had four selections. For the men, Austin Loukas led the way with a 3.85 GPA, while Sarah Fillman topped the women with a perfect 4.0 GPA.
Field Hockey and volleyball each had three individuals honored on the list. Ashley Ream led the Lady Colonels field hockey team with a 3.60 GPA, while Britney Williams topped the volleyball squad with a 3.90 GPA.
King's College has placed 40 student-athletes on the Middle Atlantic Conference Fall Sports All-Academic teams.
The King's football team led the way with 11 selections, paced by senior Ryan Cordingly, a two-time academic All-American with a 3.96 grade-point average; sophomore Tyler Hartranft, who owns a perfect 4.0 GPA; and junior Bill Ardoline with a 3.93 GPA. Other King's players selected include senior running back Duron Wilson (3.32); juniors Slade Eigenmann (3.29), Adam Kita (3.42), Jake Ksiazkiewicz (3.28), Ben Ray (3.25), and Jeff Timlin (3.31); and sophomores Dan Kempa (3.70) and Kris Matthews (3.76).
The Monarch cross country team had nine runners chosen, headlined by junior Robert Moulton (3.91), sophomore Connor Murphy (3.88), sophomore Bornfase Omurwa (3.84) and junior Brenton Lewandowski (3.72). They were joined by seniors Nick Jallat (3.38), Dan Migatulski (3.57) and Chris Thompson (3.63) and juniors Eric Grego (3.47) and Tim Lambert (3.44).
The field hockey team had seven players selected, led by senior Jackie Sikora with a 3.77 grade-point average. Other Lady Monarchs included seniors Meghan Wernimont (3.49) and Megan Mundy (3.37), juniors Abby McManus (3.26) and Trudi Konopki (3.20) and sophomores Caitlin Haenig (3.62) and Kristi Katra (3.43).
Four members of the King's women's volleyball team were named, including senior Molly Dahl with a 3.97 grade-point average and sophomore Emily Heimbecker with a 3.86 GPA. They were joined by senior Jillian Foster (3.49) and sophomore Kelsie Kramer (3.32).
The men's soccer team also had four players chosen, including senior Nick Armenti (3.46), juniors Kevin Buchanan (3.26) and Mark Labbadia (3.21) and sophomore David Stroh (3.37).
Three women's cross country runners were selected, headed by senior Alison Kearns with a 3.97 grade-point average. She was joined by sophomore Catherine McAfee (3.75) and junior Jill O'Malley (3.63).
Two women's soccer players rounded out King's list of fall sports honorees. They included senior Elizabeth Paese (3.77) and sophomore Lauren Duguid.