High School Sports Roundup: Lackawanna Trail basketball teams get first wins


Compiled by Robert Tomkavage



BOYS BASKETBALL

Lions earn first win

Steven Scioscia scored seven points to lead Lackawanna Trail over Mountain View, 31-28, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 game on Saturday, Jan. 2 in Factoryville. Anthony Berrios and Shawn Jones each added six points for the Lions.

Comets win holiday tournament

Tim Toro scored a game-high 20 points to lead Abington Heights over Meyers, 44-41, in the championship game of the Mohawk Holiday Tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 29 in Wilkes-Barre. Colin Klingman added six points for the Comets.

Cavs claim crown

Nick Dende scored a team-high 15 points to help lead Scranton Prep past Scranton, 72-46, in the championship game of the Lynett Memorial Tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 29 in Scranton. Paddy Casey added 13 points for Prep.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Lady Lions claim first victory

Ally Decker scored 12 points to help lead Lackawanna Trail over Mountain View, 46-44, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 game on Saturday, Jan. 2 in Kingsley.

Classics top Lady Comets

Jillian Paulus scored a game-high 21 points to lead Scranton Prep past Abington Heights, 39-24, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 game on Saturday, Jan. 2 in South Abington Township. Cassie Ksiazek led Abington Heights with nine points.

Lady Comets take third

Cassie Ksiazek scored a game-high 14 points to lead Abington Heights over Scranton Prep, 45-29, in the consolation game of the Lynett Memorial Tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 29 in Scranton. Jillian Paulus lead Prep with 10 points.

SWIMMING

Abington Heights, Scranton Prep excel at relay event

The Abington Heights boys team placed first out of six teams at the Classic Gold Relays on Saturday, Jan. 2 at the University of Scranton while Scranton Prep finished third. The Scranton Prep girls team placed second out of six teams and the Abington Heights girls finished third.

WRESTLING

Comets wrestlers shine during tourney

Abington Heights’ Noah Sirianni (113 lbs.) and Nick Carr (160) placed first during the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Tournament on Dec. 29-30 in Tunkhannock. Owen Hivner (170) placed fifth for the Comets while John Hildebrand (182) finished sixth and Adam Wellard placed seventh. Lackawanna Trail’s Trent Phillips (195) finished second, Justin Ganser (120) placed seventh and Tyler Baltrusaitis finished eighth. Scranton Prep’s Ivan Balavage (182) placed third, Thor Balavage (285) finished fourth and Bruce Parola (170) finished seventh.

Compiled by Robert Tomkavage

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

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