Scranton Prep football shutout win highlights this week’s sports roundup


Compiled by Robert Tomkavage



FOOTBALL

Cavs blank Warriors

Scranton Prep shut out Delaware Valley, 23-0, in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 1 game on Friday, Oct. 30 in Milford. Brian Dwyer threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to David Horvath, Ricky Morgan rushed for two touchdowns (3 and 30 yards) and Biagio D’Appolino kicked a 20-yard field goal for the Cavaliers.

Lions shut out Spartans

Lackawanna Trail defeated Mid Valley, 21-0, in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 3 game on Friday, Oct. 30 in Factoryville. Thomas Huffsmith rushed for a 35-yard touchdown and also kicked a 23-yard field goal, Anthony Berrios rushed for a 72-yard touchdown and Nathan Rolka scored on a 1-yard run for the Lions.

BOYS SOCCER

Cougars eliminate Cavaliers

Valley View downed Scranton Prep, 2-1, in the quarterfinals of the District 2 Class 2A playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 29. Cullen Myers scored the Prep goal off an assist from Justin Hammert.

GIRLS SOCCER

Lady Comets top Lady Tigers

Abington Heights defeated Tunkhannock, 5-0, in the first round of the District 2 Class 2A playoffs on Monday, Oct. 26 in Clarks Summit. Emily Clauss scored two goals and Emma Henzes, Allyson Derry and Ashley Mulherin each scored one. Paige Morgan, Mulherin, Ally Christman and Emily Mahoney each had an assist. Johanna Show made two saves and Trish Caucci stopped one shot.

Classics rout Lady Hornets in districts

Scranton Prep shut out Honesdale, 9-0, in the first round of the District 2 Class 2A playoffs on Tuesday, Oct. 27 in Scranton. Cara Griffith netted three goals, Eileen Casey and Madison Ziobro scored two, and Claire Turner and Diana Franceschelli each scored one. Liz Shoemaker provided three assists, and Griffith, Jillian Paulus and Mary Kate Caucci each had one. AJ Hendershot made five saves.

Classics knock out Black Knights

Scranton Prep downed Lake-Lehman, 5-2, in the quarterfinals of the District 2 Class 2A girls soccer playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 29 in Scranton. Cara Griffith scored four goals and Eileen Casey added another for Prep. Claire Turner and Jillian Paulus had assists for the Classics and AJ Hendershot made 11 saves.

GIRLS TENNIS

Classics advance in state tourney

Scranton Prep defeated Bishop McDevitt, 5-0, in the first round of the PIAA Class 2A Team Tennis Championship on Tuesday, Oct. 27 in Clarks Summit. Emily Jonsson, Maansi Malhotra and Gabi Jakubek won singles matches. The teams of Mira Patel-Tatiana Klacko and Gaba Horchos-Amelia Desiderio won in doubles play.

Prep falls in state play

Lower Moreland downed Scranton Prep, 3-2, in the quarterfinals of the PIAA Class 2A Team Tennis Championship on Thursday, Oct. 29 in Hershey. Emily Jonsson and Gabi Jakubek won singles matches for the Classics.

Lady Comets eliminated from states

Hempfield downed Abington Heights, 4-1, in the first round of the PIAA Class 3A Team Tennis Championship on Tuesday, Oct. 27 in Clarks Summit. The doubles team of Carolyn Hickman-Catherine Pusateri picked up the Lady Comets lone win.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Lady Comets hold off Lady Lions

Abington Heights downed Lackawanna Trail, 3-1, in a Lackawanna League match on Monday, Oct. 26 in Factoryville. Cassie Toth had five digs, Mariah Tulaney added five kills and Marissa Lewis had 15 assists to lead the Lady Comets. Laurelann Penn had five kills, Sydney Kostick added nine points and Allison Melnikoff contributed 11 digs for Trail.

Lady Warriors top Lady Lions

Elk Lake defeated Lackawanna Trail, 3-1, in a Lackawanna League match on Wednesday, Oct. 28 in Factoryville. Allison Melnikoff led Trail with 16 digs, Carolyn Mack added 11 assists and Tammy Perkins had nine service points.

Lady Comets fall in district playoffs

North Pocono defeated Abington Heights, 3-0, in the quarterfinals of the District 2 Class 2A playoffs on Monday, Nov. 2 in Wilkes-Barre.

Compiled by Robert Tomkavage

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