Abington Heights wins two field hockey matches in this week’s sports roundup


Compiled by Robert Tomkavage



Lackawanna Trail quarterback Tyler Baltrusaitis looks for running room against Riverside’s defense on Sept. 11. The Lions were defeated, 29-6.


Alice Stuffle | For Abington Journal

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

Cavs split cluster meet

Scranton Prep defeated Delaware Valley, 15-49, but fell to Wallenpaupack, 20-36, in a Lackawanna League meet on Sept. 9 in Scranton. Pat Cosgrove finished third overall in the race in 18:29 to pace Prep. A.J. Sluko was seventh in 19:08, Colin Jenkins finished eighth in 19:11, Tristen Shoemaker was 11th in 19:41, Tom Fitzpatrick finished 13th in 19:45, Greg Bormes was 15th in 20:08 and Brendan Betti finished 19th in 20:24.

Comets sweep cluster meet

Abington Heights defeated Dunmore, 20-43, and Old Forge, 15-50, in a Lackawanna League meet on Sept. 9 in Moscow. Dan Uhranowski finished fifth overall to lead the Comets. Kyle Burke placed seventh in 17:58, Jack Malone finished eighth in 18:21, Brandon Vernon was 10th in 18:44, Nathan Kizer finished 11th in 18:45, Adam Traweek placed 13th in 18:59 and Ethan Ross finished 14th in 19:11.

Lions lose two matches

Lackawanna Trail downed Western Wayne, 27-29, but fell to Honesdale, 19-42, and Forest City, 25-32, in a Lackawanna League meet on Sept. 9 in Kingsley. Matt Kinback placed fifth in 17:10 to lead the Lions.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

Classics sweep cluster meet

Scranton Prep defeated Wallenpaupack, 19-41, and Delaware Valley, 18-45, in a Lackawanna League meet on Sept. 9 in Scranton. Erin Feeney placed first in a school record 18:50 to lead Prep. Kate Reilly finished fifth in 20:53, Anna Brier was eighth in 22:08, Adiya Golden placed 10th in 22:27, Mia Bellucci finished 11th in 22:52, Katie Walsh was 13th in 23:28, Rachel Kerr placed 17th in 24:21 and Christine Kaffka finished 20th in 25:08.

Lady Comets win three matches

Abington Heights defeated Dunmore, Riverside and Old Forge, all by a score of 15-50, in a Lackawanna League meet on Sept. 9 in Moscow. The Lady Comets had six runs in the top 10 led by Katie Dammer, who finished first in 19:29. Claire Traweek placed second in 20:31, Meghan Beahan was fourth in 20:49, Carly Danoski finished sixth in 22:00, Emma Marion placed seventh in 22:25 and Anna Wesolowski was eighth in 22:26.

FIELD HOCKEY

Lady Comets shut out Lady Grenadiers

Abington Heights downed GAR, 3-0, in a Wyoming Valley Conference match on Sept. 9 in South Abington Twp. Schuyler Smith, Olivia Kerrigan and Anna Baruffaldi had the goals for the Comets, and Arla Davis provided an assist. Olivia Mendo and Ashlynn Fitzgerald each made four saves.

Lady Comets edge Lady Trojans

Anna Baruffaldi scored both goals to lead Abington Heights over Nanticoke, 2-1, in a Wyoming Valley Conference match on Sept. 11 in Nanticoke. Mamie Dempsey assisted on one of the goals and Olivia Mendo made one save for Abington Heights.

Lady Lions fall to Lady Warriors

Wyoming Area downed Lackawanna Trail, 7-5, in a Wyoming Valley Conference match on Sept. 14 in Exeter. Jordan Laytos and Courtney Dwyer each scored two goals for Trail and Lauren Baldwin added another. Lauren Beemer contributed two assists and Madison Lee had one. Sarah Weisenfluh made five saves.

FOOTBALL

Vikings overpower Lions

Riverside defeated Lackawanna Trail, 29-6, in a Lackawanna League game on Sept. 11 in Taylor. James Gillespie, who accounted for 20 yards on six carries, scored Trail’s only touchdown. Thomas Huffsmith accounted for 108 yards of total offense for the Lions.

GOLF

Comets blank Warriors

Abington Heights downed Delaware Valley, 9-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 8 in Lords Valley. Troy Kelleher, Andrew Jalowiec, Sam MacGregor, Sahas Chandragiri, Luke Fayocavitz and Matt Mecca won individual matches. The teams of Kelleher-Jalowiec, MacGregor-Chandragiri and Fayocavitz-Mecca won better-ball matches.

Lions top Chargers

Lackawanna Trail defeated Carbondale, 7-2, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 8 in Nicholson. Andy Faist, Noah Coleman, Evan Kongvold, Cody Stuenzi and Matt Kwiatkowski had individual wins for the Lions. The teams of Coleman-Kongvold and Stuenzi-Kwiatkowski had better-ball victories.

Cavs shut out Invaders

Scranton Prep downed West Scranton, 9-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 8 in Lake Ariel. Sebastian Cimoch, Tyler Marchese, Evan Murphy, John Redman, Juliano Nieto and Frank Adamo won individual matches. The teams of Cimoch-Marchese, Murphy-Redman and Nieto-Adamo won in better-ball play.

Comets rout Knights

Abington Heights defeated Scranton, 9-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 11 in Clarks Summit. Eric Mahoney, Pat McGrail, Colin Florey, Connor Kelleher, Troy Kelleher and Nick Sebastianelli won individual matches. The teams of Mahoney-McGrail, Florey-C. Kelleher and T.Kelleher-Sebastianelli won in doubles play.

Cavaliers edge Trojans

Scranton Prep downed North Pocono, 5 1/2 – 3 1/2, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 14 in Lake Ariel. Sebastian Cimoch, Marco Nieto and Tyler Marchese had individual wins, and Tom Keegan and Frank Adamo split their matches. The team of Cimoch-Nieto won in better-ball play and Marchese-Keegan split.

Spartans top Lions

Mid Valley topped Lackawanna Trail, 5-4, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 14 in Nicholson. Matt Kwiatkowski, Andy Faist and Owen Hyde had individual wins for Trail. The team of Faist-Hyde picked up a better-ball win.

Comets crush Hornets

Abington Heights downed Honesdale, 8-1, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 14 in Honesdale. Matt Mecca, Sahas Chandragiri, Andrew Jalowiec, Luke Fayocavitz and Sam MacGregor had individual wins. The teams of Mecca-Chandragiri, Jalowiec-Troy Kelleher and Fayocavitz-MacGregor won in doubles play.

BOYS SOCCER

Comets shut out Invaders

Abington Heights defeated West Scranton, 8-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 5 in Clarks Summit. Noah Sirianni and Jonathan Rickwood each scored two goals to lead the Comets. Colin Klingman, Colin McIntyre, Evan Florey and Antonio Maletta each scored a goal. John McGarry, Brad Sopinski, Sirianni and Cole Madera each had an assists. Goalie Jackson Danzig made one save.

Comets blank Cougars

Abington Heights downed Valley View, 4-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 8 in Clarks Summit. John McGarry scored two goals, and Colin Klingman and Jonathan Rickwood each scored one. Patrick Beatty and Evan Phillips each added an assist. Jackson Danzig made nine saves.

GIRLS SOCCER

Lady Comets hold off Lady Cougars

Kelly Seechock scored a goal off an assist from Ally Christman to lead Abington Heights over Valley View, 1-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 9 in Archbald. Goalie Johanna Show made three saves for Abington Heights.

Classics shut out Lady Invaders

Cara Griffith scored three goals to lead Scranton Prep over West Scranton, 11-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 11 in Scranton. Liz Shoemaker added two goals, and Mary Kay Caucci, Abby Sekely, Lydia Lovecchio, Angelina Falcone, Amanda Boland and Dianna Franceschelli each scored a goal. Griffith added two assists, and Shoemaker, Franceschelli, Sekely, Maddie Ziobro, Lovecchio and Tory McNulty each had an assist. Goalie A.J. Hendershot made one save.

GIRLS TENNIS

Lady Comets rout Lady Cougars

Abington Heights downed Valley View, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 8 in Archbald. Caroline Mattise, Lauren Carroll and Sondra Lionetti won singles matches. The teams of Catherine Pusateri-Carolyn Hickman and Rachael Muir-Sydney Schlipp won in doubles play.

Lady Comets knock off Lady Knights

Abington Heights defeated Scranton, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 14 in Clarks Summit. Caroline Mattise, Sondra Lionetti and Lauren Carroll won singles matches. The teams of Catherine Pusateri-Carolyn Hickman and Rachael Muir-Savannah Blaum won in doubles play.

Classics blank Lady Wildcats

Scranton Prep defeated Western Wayne, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 8 in Lake Ariel. Emily Jonsson, Maansi Malhotra and Tatiana Klacko won in singles play. The teams of Mira Patel-Gabi Jakubek and Gaba Horchos-Gabby Serratore won doubles matches.

Classics shut out Lady Invaders

Scranton Prep downed West Scranton, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 11 in Scranton. Emily Jonsson, Maansi Malhotra and Tatiana Klacko picked up singles wins. The teams of Mira Patel-Gabi Jakubek and Gaba Horchos-Gabby Serratore won in doubles action.

Classics edge Lady Buckhorns

Scranton Prep defeated Wallenpaupack, 3-2, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 14 in Scranton. Emily Jonsson and Maansi Malhotra won in singles play, and the team of Mira Patel-Tatiana Klacko won a doubles match.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Lady Comets shut out Lady Sabers

Abington Heights downed Susquehanna, 3-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 8 in Susquehanna. Olivia Baker led Abington with seven kills and Mariah Tulaney added six. Cassie Toth contributed seven digs.

Lady Lions fall to Lady Foresters

Forest City defeated Lackawanna Trail, 3-1, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 9 in Forest City. Allison Melnikoff led Trail with 12 digs, Madisyn Peoples contributed 12 points and Laurelann Penn added eight digs.

Lady Comets sweep Lady Warriors

Abington Heights downed Elk Lake, 3-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 11 in Dimock. Alessia Brunori lead Abington with seven kills. Marissa Lewis added 10 assists and Celia Davis provided a dig.

Lady Meteors top Lady Lions

Montrose defeated Lackawanna Trail, 3-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 11 in Factoryville. Carolyn Mack lead Trail with eight points and Laurelann Penn contributed seven digs.

Lady Raiders hold off Lady Lions

Blue Ridge downed Lackawanna Trail, 3-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 14 in Factoryville. Madisyn Peoples led Trail with seven points and Allison Melnikoff had seven digs.

Lady Comets continue winning streak

Abington Heights defeated Montrose, 3-1, in a Lackawanna League match on Sept. 14 in Montrose. Cassie Toth led Abington with 15 digs. Grace Hambrose and Cassandra Ksiazek each had six kills.

Lackawanna Trail quarterback Tyler Baltrusaitis looks for running room against Riverside’s defense on Sept. 11. The Lions were defeated, 29-6.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_ABJ-Trail-football-Baltrusaitis.jpgLackawanna Trail quarterback Tyler Baltrusaitis looks for running room against Riverside’s defense on Sept. 11. The Lions were defeated, 29-6. Alice Stuffle | For Abington Journal

Compiled by Robert Tomkavage

Reach Robert Tomkavage at 570-704-3941 or on Twitter @rtomkavage.

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