Berwick’s Chris Michael breaks school pool record in loss to Holy Redeemer

Times Leader | January 3rd, 2017 10:24 pm - updated: 11:21 pm.

Chris Michael had a career day as the Berwick boys swimming and diving team fell to Holy Redeemer 98-70 on Tuesday.

Michael broke Dave Albertson’s school record in 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:12.58 (Alberston’s time was 1:12.93).

Redeemer’s Nicholas Dubinski was first in the event with a time of 1:10.18.

Michael also won the 50 freestyle.

Leading the way for Holy Redeemer was Adam Mahler, who finished first in both the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly.

Wyoming Seminary 61,

Hazleton Area 33

Wyoming Seminary swimmer Marcos Rico had a hand in breaking a pair of Wyoming Seminary pool records, finishing first in the 200 IM and a part of the 200 freestyle relay with Stanley Zaneski, Garrett Pall and Matthew Bean. Rico’s 200-free win was also a school record.

The Blue Knights 200 freestyle relay finished first in 1:49.36, while Rico finished first in 2:00.95 in the 200 IM.

Hazleton Area’s Paul Flowers took the 100 breaststroke , while teammate Jorge Moncayo finished first in the 200 freestyle.

GIRLS SWIMMING

Holy Redeemer 95,

Berwick 71

Marget Walting led the way for Holy Redeemer, wining a pair of individual events. Walting finished first in the 40 and 100 free.

Berwick’s Sydney Lloyd won a pair of individual events for the Bulldogs, winning the 200 and 400 freestyles.

Wyoming Seminary 61,

Hazleton Area 33

Wyoming Seminary’s Tara Kupsky played a role in two pool records, breaking both the school and pool record in the 200 freestyle and helping Haley Thier, April Kupsky and Ava Baur break the pool record in the medley relay.

Kupsky finished the 200 free in 1:57.39, while the relay team finished in 1:53.37.

Nicole Rose Lukesh won a pair of individual events for the Blue Knights, taking the win in the 500 freestyle and 100 backstroke.

Maggie Yannes had a pair of second-place finishes, coming in the 200 and 500 freestyles.

Pittston Area 133,

Meyers 32

The Patriots won in dominated fashion, finishing first in every event.

Katrina Dillon and Erin Sencse led the way for Pittston Area, each winning a pair of individual events. Dillon took both the 200 free and 500 free while Sencse finished first in the 200 IM and 100 fly.

Madi Osticco was the lone diver for either team, finishing with a 194.70.

BOYS BOWLING

Hazleton Area 2931,

Columbia Montour 2519

Leading the Cougars was Brandon Updike with a 235 high game and a 681 series and Tyler Herbinko’s 235 high game and a 584 series. Gavin Lehman registered a high-game score of 211 and a 573 series while Ryan Walker earned a 208 high game and 570 series.

GIRLS BOWLING

Hazleton Area 2367,

Columbia Montour 1944

Hazleton Area was paced by Jenna Rapach, who earned a 237 high game and 612 series, and Tabatha Kanuck, registering a 179 high game and a 502 series. Savanna McCraken scored a 167 high game, while Samantha Walsh had a 160 high game.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Dallas 60,

North Pocono 42

A 32-18 halftime lead for Dallas was the difference Monday as Joey Parsons, Jay Bittner, Alex Charton and Ben Donahue led the Mountaineers past North Pocono.

Parsons scored a team-high 14 points, while Jay Bittner scored 12 points and both Alex Charton and Ben Donahue both had 10-point efforts.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Monday’s Games

Dallas 60, North Pocono 42

NORTH POCONO (42) — Anthony Kosiba 9 1-2 21, Nick Mokay 1 3-4 5, James Ildefonso 2 0-0 4, Brett Butler 0 3-4 3, Mike Kowalski 1 0-0 2, Alec Ciaglia 1 0-0 2, Randy Bocan 1 0-0 2, Kyle Betti 0 2-2 2, Ryan Deom 0 1-2 1, Gary Woloszyn 0 0-0 0. Totals 15 10-14 42.

DALLAS (60) — Joey Parsons 4 3-4 14, Jay Bittner 5 1-1 12, Alex Charton 4 2-2 10, Ben Donahue 4 0-0 10, Michael Farrell 4 0-0 8, Collin Pertl 1 0-0 3, Ethan Szczencinski 1 0-0 2, Nick Kocher 0 1-2 1, Ben O’Connell 0 0-0 0, Steven Finarelli 0 0-0 0, Matt Mathers 0 0-0 0, Zach Charlton 0 0-0 0, Andrew Kovalick 0 0-0 0, Brody Strickland 0 0-0 0, Jacob Serafin 0 0-0 0. Totals 23 7-9 60.

North Pocono`11`7`6`18`—`42

Dallas`16`16`19`9`—`60

Three-point goals — NP 2 (Kosiba); DAL 7 (Parsons 3, Donahue 2, Pertl, Bittner).

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