High School Sports Roundup: Lackawanna Trail picks up big baseball win


Compiled by Robert Tomkavage



BASEBALL

Lions win season opener

Thomas Huffsmith had three hits and four runs batted in to lead Lackawanna Trail over Elk Lake, 12-2, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 game on Wednesday, April 6 in Factoryville. Tyler Baltrusaitis, Nick Rolka and Nathan Rolka each added two hits for the Lions.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Classics hold off Lady Tigers

Scranton Prep defeated Tunkhannock, 10-4, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 match on Monday, April 11 in Scranton. Christine Kaffka and Cara Kopicki each scored three goals for Prep. Amanda Boland scored two and Virginia Farrell and Claire Turner each scored one.

Lady Mountaineers top Classics

Dallas defeated Scranton Prep, 9-5, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 match on Thursday, April 7 in Scranton. Christine Kaffka had four goals for Prep and Cara Kopicki added the other.

SOFTBALL

Lady Warriors knock off Lady Lions

Elk Lake defeated Lackawanna Trail, 3-2, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 game on Wednesday, April 6 in Factoryville. Madison Lee and Lydia Dunckle each had a double for Trail. Lady Lions pitcher Allison Decker allowed two earned runs and struck out eight batters in nine innings of work.

TENNIS

Comets down Buckhorns

Abington Heights defeated Wallenpaupack, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Wednesday, April 6 in Clarks Summit. Sahas Chandragiri, Rishi Mulloth and Brandon Ostrowski had singles wins. The teams of Spencer Gilbert-Eric Mahoney and Timmy Christman-Owen Holland won in doubles play for the Comets.

Cavs sweep Warriors

Scranton Prep defeated Delaware Valley, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Tuesday, April 5 in Scranton. Pete Kazmierczak, Tony Kutz and Tarquin McGurrin had singles wins for Prep. The teams of Jack Habeeb-Rhys Kelly and Logan Gregory-Nick LaBelle won in doubles play.

BOYS TRACK

Cougars top Cavaliers

Valley View defeated Scranton Prep, 83 1/2 – 65 1/2, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 meet on Wednesday, April 6 in Archbald. Tristen Shoemaker placed first in the 400 for the Cavs. Kevin Holmes finished first in the 200, Lucas Stage was first in the javelin and Ryan Powell placed first in the triple jump. The Cavs 400 relay (Stage, Holmes, Jake Ryan, David Horvath), 1600 relay (Michael Durr, Mike DeCarli, Powell, Shoemaker) and 3200 relay (Shoemaker, DeCarli, Austin Bolus, Tommy Doherty) teams also placed first in the meet.

Lions rout Sabers

Lackawanna Trail defeated Susquehanna, 108-33, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 meet on Wednesday, April 6 in Factoryville. Eric Holmes placed first in the 110 and 300 hurdles for the Lions. Anthony Berrios finished first in the 100 and 200, Matt Kinback was first in the 1600 and high jump, Matt Bergey placed first in the 400, Jared Klepadlo finished first in the 800, Bobby Titus was first in the 3200, Greg Ellsworth placed first in the discus and Cody Stuenzi finished first in the javelin and long and triple jumps. Trail’s 400 relay (John Maier, Bergey, Berrios, Dakota Moyle), 1600 relay (Moyle, Berrios, Bergey, Kinback) and 3200 relay (Stuenzi, Klepadlo, Titus, Sam Vierling) teams also placed first in the meet.

GIRLS TRACK

Lady Sabers down Lady Lions

Susquehanna defeated Lackawanna Trail, 103-44, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 meet on Wednesday, April 6 in Factoryville. Amanda Kinback placed first in the 800 and 3200 for Trail. The Lady Lions 3200 relay team of Kinback, Lili Martin, Lauren Beemer and Elizabeth Rodenback also finished first in the meet.

Classics edge Lady Cougars

Scranton Prep defeated Valley View, 76-70, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 meet on Wednesday, April 6 in Archbald. Kate Reilly placed first in the 800 and 1600 for the Classics. Alex Weston finished first in the 400, Kristina Thomas was first in the shot put, AJ Hendershot placed first in the javelin and discus, Gabby Hanstein finished first in the long jump and Madison Ziobro was first in the high jump. Prep’s 16o0 relay team (Reilly, Adiya Golden, Rachel Kerr, Weston) also placed first in the meet.

VOLLEYBALL

Comets hold off Eagles

Abington Heights defeated Mountain View, 3-2, in Lackawanna League match on Monday, April 11 in Kingsley. Rob McGarry had 17 kills and Rhys Yarns added 13 digs to lead the Comets.

Comets knock off Wildcats

Abington Heights defeated Western Wayne, 3-1, in a Lackawanna League match on Thursday, April 7 in Clarks Summit. Kevin Albright had 13 kills, three assists, three digs, two blocks and one ace for the Comets. Phil Gattorna contributed nine kills, five aces, and two blocks. Sean Salmon had 28 assists, three digs, one kill and one ace.

Compiled by Robert Tomkavage

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