Scranton Prep girls cross country win highlights weekly sports roundup


Compiled by Robert Tomkavage



CROSS COUNTRY

Classics win invitational

The Scranton Prep girls team placed first in the Cliff Robbins Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 5 in Dallas. Classics senior Erin Feeney finished in first place. Kate Reilly finished eighth, Anna Brier placed 13th, Adiya Golden finished 22nd, Mia Bellucci came in 24th place, Katie Walsh finished 36th and Rachel Kerr placed 49th overall.

Cavaliers place eighth

The Scranton Prep boys cross country team finished eighth in the Cliff Robbins Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 5 in Dallas. Pat Cosgrove led Prep with a 25th place finish. AJ Sluko placed 48th, Tom Fitzpatrick came in 57th place, Tristen Shoemaker finished 68th, Tarquin McGurrin placed 69th, Kerry Lyons placed 72nd and Greg Bormes finished in 74th place.

FIELD HOCKEY

Lady Comets drop opener

Delaware Valley downed Abington Heights, 3-0, in a Wyoming Valley Conference game on Friday, Sept. 4 in South Abington Twp. Olivia Mendo made 15 saves for the Lady Comets.

FOOTBALL

Cavaliers shut out Bucks

Scranton Prep defeated Dunmore, 21-0, in a Lackawanna League game on Friday, Sept. 4 in Dunmore. Kevin Holmes, Chris O’Brien and Tyler Stafursky scored touchdowns for Prep. Holmes also had a catch for a two-point conversion.

GOLF

Crusaders topple Trail

Holy Cross defeated Lackawanna Trail, 6 1/2 – 2 1/2, in a Lackawanna League match on Tuesday, Sept. 1 in Nicholson. Matt Kwiatkowski and Andy Faist had individual wins. The team of Owen Hyde-Faist picked up a split in better-ball play.

Cavs knock off Comets

Scranton Prep downed Abington Heights, 5 1/2 – 3 1/2, in a Lackawanna League match on Wednesday, Sept. 2 in Lake Ariel. Luke Fayocavitz and Sam MacGregor won individual matches for Abington Heights. Evan Murphy, Jack Habeeb and Marco Nieto had individual wins for Prep. Prep’s Sebastian Cimoch and Abington’s Sahas Chandragiri split. In better-ball play, the teams of Murphy-Habeeb and Nieto-Cimoch had wins for Prep, and Fayocavitz-MacGregor picked up a better-ball win for the Comets.

Meteors defeat Lions

Montrose held off Lackawanna Trail, 6 1/2 – 2 1/2, in a Lackawanna League match on Thursday, Sept. 3 in Montrose. Evan Kongvold and Cody Stuenzi had individual wins for Trail. The team of John Maier-Stuenzi picked up a better-ball win.

Buckhorns down Classics

Wallenpaupack defeated Scranton Prep, 6-3, in a Lackawanna League match on Thursday, Sept. 3 in Hawley. Sebastian Cimoch and Marco Nieto had individual wins for Prep. Cimoch-Nieto also teamed for a better-ball win.

BOYS SOCCER

Classics down Knights

Scranton Prep defeated Scranton, 4-0, in a Lackawanna League game on Friday, Sept. 4 in Scranton. Cullen Myers scored two goals, and Corbin White and Justin Hammert each scored on. White had two assists, and Hammert and Alec Buttner each had one.

GIRLS SOCCER

Classics blank Knights

Cara Griffith scored two goals and Elizabeth Shoemaker had a goal and assist in Scranton Prep’s 3-0 win over Scranton in a Lackawanna League game on Friday, Sept. 4 in Scranton.

Lady Comets rout Lady Invaders

Ally Christman, Tiana Yarns, Allyson Derry, Carina Salerno, Emma Henzes, Nicole Getz, Kelly Seechock and Abby Brown each scored a goal during Abington Heights’ 9-0 win over West Scranton in a Lackawanna League game on Friday, Sept. 4 in Clarks Summit. Emily Mahoney, Emily Clauss, Christman and Leia Parry each had an assist.

GIRLS TENNIS

Classics down Lady Bucks

Scranton Prep defeated Dunmore, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match Wednesday, Sept. 2 in Scranton. Emily Jonsson, Tatiana Klacko and Gabi Jakubek won singles matches. The teams of Mira Patel-Gabby Serratore and Gaba Horchos-Amelia Desiderio were victorious in doubles play.

Lady Comets sweep Lady Hornets

Abington Heights defeated Honesdale, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Wednesday, Sept. 2 in Clarks Summit. Caroline Mattise, Sondra Lionetti and Lauren Carroll won singles matches. The teams of Catherine Pusateri-Carolyn Hickman and Rachael Muir-Ajna Prahalad won in doubles action.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Lady Comets hold off Lady Raiders

Abington Heights defeated Blue Ridge, 3-2, in a Lackawanna League match on Friday, Sept. 4 in New Milford. Alessia Brunori had five aces, Mariah Tulaney contributed eight kills and Marissa Lewis added 16 assists for Abington.

Lady Lions fall to Lady Eagles

Blue Ridge defeated Lackawanna Trail, 3-1, in a Lackawanna League match on Saturday, Sept. 5. Tammi Perkins and Carolyn Mack each had 16 assists and Allison Melnikoff finished with 18 digs.

Compiled by Robert Tomkavage

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