High School Sports Roundup: Abington Heights softball team rolls to easy wins


Compiled by Robert Tomkavage



Abington Heights’ Zach Spangenberg drove in a run during the Comets 7-3 loss to West Scranton on April 28.


Abington Journal file photo

BASEBALL

Invaders too much for Cavs

West Scranton defeated Scranton Prep, 3-0, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 game on Monday, May 2 in Scranton. Vince Cimini led the Cavaliers with two hits.

Cougars down Comets

Valley View defeated Abington Heights, 3-0, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 game on Monday, May 2 in Archbald. Anthony Duboski led the Comets with two hits.

Cavaliers blank Wildcats

Tyler Stafursky threw a no-hitter with 14 strikeouts to lead Scranton Prep over Western Wayne, 7-0, in a Lackawanna League crossover game on Saturday, April 30 in Scranton. Noah Granet led the Cavs with two RBI’s.

Invaders hold off Comets

West Scranton defeated Abington Heights, 7-3, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 game on Thursday, April 28 in Scranton. Ryan Harvey and Zach Spangenberg each drove in a run for the Comets.

Cavs shut out Wildcats

Noah Machek, Kyler McAllister, Noah Granet and Kyle Polishan had RBIs to lead Scranton Prep over Western Wayne, 4-0, in a Lackawanna League crossover game on Wednesday, April 27 in Lake Ariel. Nate Fiala struck out 10 batters in seven innings to earn the win.

Foresters top Lions

Forest City downed Lackawanna Trail, 9-1, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 game on Wednesday, April 27 in Forest City. Nathan Rolka drove in the only run for the Lions.

Invaders edge Comets

West Scranton defeated Abington Heights, 5-4, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 game on Wednesday, April 27 in South Abington Township. Matt Hughes, Nick Carlini and Anthony Duboski each drove in a run for the Comets.

BOYS LACROSSE

Warriors rout Cavs

Delaware Valley defeated Scranton Prep, 12-4, in a Wyoming Valley Conference crossover match on Friday, April 29 in Milford. Dan Hinton led the Cavaliers with two goals.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Classics down Lady Warriors

Cara Kopicki scored five goals to help Scranton Prep defeat Wyoming Area, 16-9, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 match on Monday, May 2 in Exeter.

Lady Knights hold off Classics

Lake-Lehman topped Scranton Prep, 10-5, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 match on Saturday, April 30 in Lehman Township. Christine Kaffka led the Classics with three goals.

Lady Warriors nip Classics

Delaware Valley defeated Scranton Prep, 12-11, in a Wyoming Valley Conference crossover match on Thursday, April 28. Christine Kaffka led Prep with five goals and Cara Kopicki scored two.

SOFTBALL

Lady Comets clobber Lady Wildcats

Maddie Brown, Paige Harris and Dominique Emmett each drove in three runs to help Abington Heights defeat Western Wayne, 16-0, in a Lackawanna League crossover game on Monday, May 2 in South Abington Township. Harris allowed just one hit over four innings to earn to win.

Classics blank Hornets

Scranton Prep pitcher Ilissa Hamilton struck out 15 batters to lead Scranton Prep over Honesdale, 2-0, in a Lackawanna League crossover game on Monday, May 2 in Scranton. Hamilton and Isabella Gorzkowski drove in the Prep runs.

Lady Comets slam Lady Invaders

Paige Harris and Marissa Lewis each drove in three runs to help Abington Heights defeat West Scranton, 16-1, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 game on Thursday, April 28 in Scranton. Harris also struck out five batters in six innings to earn the win.

Lady Comets crush Lady Invaders

Kaylee DeMatteo drove in five runs to help Abington Heights defeat West Scranton, 16-1, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 game on Wednesday, April 27 in South Abington Township. Cassidy Bartkowski added three RBIs for Abington. Paige Harris struck out six batters in three innings to earn the win.

Lady Lions down Lady Foresters

Madison Lee and Samantha Baltrusaitis each drove in four runs to lead Lackawanna Trail over Forest City, 21-2, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 game on Wednesday, April 27 in Forest City. Mackenzie Duffy added three RBIs for Trail. Allison Decker allowed six hits over five innings and picked up the win.

TENNIS

Comets sweep Wildcats

Abington Heights defeated Western Wayne, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Monday, May 2 in Clarks Summit. Sahas Chandragiri, Brandon Ostrowski and Rishi Mulloth had singles wins. The teams of Sam Linker-Jacob Linker and Dylan Eisenlohr-Dylan Butkiewicz won in doubles.

Comets top Cougars

Abington Heights defeated Valley View, 4-1, in a Lackawanna League match on Saturday, April 30 in Clarks Summit. Sahas Chandragiri and Brandon Ostrowski had singles wins for the Comets. The teams of Jacob Linker-Spencer Gilbert and Eric Mahoney-Timmy Christman won in doubles.

Comets clip Trojans

Abington Heights defeated North Pocono, 4-1, in a Lackawanna League match on Wednesday, April 27 in Covington Township. Sahas Chandragiri, Brandon Ostrowski and Rishi Mulloth won singles matches for the Comets. The team of Spencer Gilbert-Jacob Linker won in doubles.

Cavs blank Meteors

Scranton Prep downed Montrose, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Wednesday, April 27 in Montrose. Pete Kazmierczak, Tony Kutz and Tarquin McGurrin won singles matches. The teams of Nick LaBelle-Rhys Kelly and Sahil Garg-Jack Habeeb won in doubles.

BOYS TRACK

Lions rout Red Raiders

Lackawanna Trail defeated Blue Ridge, 101-40, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 meet on Monday, May 2 in Factoryville. Cody Moyle (110, 300 hurdles), Jared Klepadlo (1600), Matt Kinback (800 hurdles), Bobby Titus (3200), Josiah Frank (shot put), Greg Ellsworth (discus), Cody Stuenzi (javelin, long jump, triple jump) and Matt Bergey (high jump) placed first for the Lions. Trail’s 400 (Maier, Moyle, Bergey, Berrios) and 3200 (Klepadlo, Vierling, Titus, Kinback) relay teams also finished first.

Cavs top Invaders

Scranton Prep defeated West Scranton, 76-64, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 meet on Monday, May 2 in Scranton. Tristen Shoemaker (400), Dean Sweeney (300 hurdles), Austin Bolus (800), Kevin Holmes (200), A.J. Sluko (3200) and Gary Wrobleski (discus) placed first for the Cavs. Prep’s 400 (Stage, Holmes, Ryan, Horvath), 1600 (Durr, DeCarli, Doherty, Shoemaker) and 3200 (DeCarli, Bolus, Doherty, Shoemaker) relay teams also placed first for Prep.

Comets hold off Hornets

Abington Heights defeated Honesdale, 89-61, in a Lackawanna League crossover meet on Monday, May 2 in South Abington Twp. Baba Osuntokun (100), Dan Uhranowsky (800, 1600), Jovan Mitchell (200), Jack Malone (3200), Matt Coggins (shot put, discus), Bailey Harris (long jump, triple jump) and Colin Florey (pole vault) were first place finishers for the Comets. Abington Heights’ 3200 relay team (DeSeta, Malone, Levinson, Fallk) also placed first.

Comets down Invaders

Abington Heights defeated West Scranton, 90 1/2 – 58 1/2, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 meet on Thursday, April 28 in Scranton. Quentin Nikl (110, 3o0 hurdles), Dan Uhranowsky (1600, 3200), Christian Schmilfenig (400), Kyle Burke (800), Bailey Harris (long and triple jumps) and Colin Florey (pole vault) placed first for the Comets. Abington Heights’ 1600 (Burke, Green, Mitchell, Schmilfenig) and 3200 (Fontanarosa, Malone, Phillips, Burke) relay teams also placed first.

Meteors knock off Lions

Montrose defeated Lackawanna Trail, 97-52, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 meet on Wednesday, April 27 in Factoryville. Cody Moyle (110 hurdles), Anthony Berrios (100), Matt Bergey (400) and Cody Stuenzi (triple jump) placed first for the Lions. Trail’s 3200 relay team (Stuenzi, Vierling, Titus, Klepadlo) also finished first.

Comets edge Cavs

Abington Heights defeated Scranton Prep, 74-67, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 meet on Tuesday, April 26 in Scranton. Quentin Nikl (110 hurdles), Dan Uhranowsky (800, 1600), Greg Borgia (300 hurdles), Jack Malone (3200), Bailey Harris (long jump, triple jump), Donavan Superville (high jump) and Colin Florey (pole vault) were first place finishers for the Comets. David Horvath (100), Tristen Shoemaker (400), Kevin Holmes (200), Max Borgia (shot put) and Gary Wrobleski (discus) placed first for Prep. The Cavaliers’ 400 (Stage, Holmes, Ryan, Horvath), 1600 (Durr, Powell, Doherty, Shoemaker) and 3200 (DeCarli, Bolus, Doherty, Shoemaker) relay teams also placed first for Prep.

GIRLS TRACK

Lady Raiders too much for Lady Lions

Blue Ridge defeated Lackawanna Trail, 102-32, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 meet on Monday, May 2 in Factoryville. Courtney Petrilak (100 hurdles) and Jordan Laytos (javelin) were first place finishers for Trail.

Classics down Lady Invaders

Scranton Prep defeated West Scranton, 95-40, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 meet on Monday, May 2 in Scranton. Kate McGrath (100 hurdles, long jump, triple jump), Kate Reilly (800, 1600), Alex Weston (400), Christina Thomas (shot put), A.J. Hendershot (discus), Madison Ziobro (high jump) and Lexi Manzo (pole vault) finished first for the Classics. Prep’s 400 (Thomas, Ducas, Penetar, Caucci), 1600 (Weston, Welby, Kerr, Reilly) and 3200 (Lapinksi, Zehner, Kerr, Welby) relay team also placed first.

Lady Comets crush Lady Hornets

Abington Heights defeated Honesdale, 120 1/2- 29 1/2, in a Lackawanna League crossover meet on Monday, May 2 in South Abington Township. Calista Marzolino (100 hurdles, high jump), Allyson Derry (100, long jump, triple jump), Carly Danoski (1600), Dani Beamish (400), Celia Davis (300 hurdles), Katie Dammer (800), Emily Clauss (200), Claire Traweek (3200) and Dani Heine (pole vault) were first place finishers for Abington. The Lady Comets 400 (Derry, Wynn, Henzes, Clauss), 1600 (Henzes, Yarns, Danoski, Dammer) and 3200 (Davis, Myers, Dammer, Calvo) relay teams also finished first.

Lady Comets knock off Lady Invaders

Abington Heights defeated West Scranton, 117-33, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 meet on Thursday, April 28 in Scranton. Calista Marzolino (100 hurdles, high jump), Allyson Derry (100, triple jump), Alex Scheuermann (1600, 3200), Tiana Yarns (400), Celia Davis (300 hurdles), Katie Dammer (800), Emily Clauss (200) and Dani Heine (pole vault) placed first for Abington. The Lady Comets 400 (Christman, Clauss, Henzes, Derry), 1600 (Judson, Baransky, Danoski, Sokalski) and 3200 (Davis, Myers, Danoski, Dammer) relay teams also placed first.

Lady Meteors rout Lady Lions

Montrose defeated Lackawanna Trail, 113-30, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 meet on Wednesday, April 28 in Factoryville. Courtney Petrilak (100 hurdles) and Lauren Beemer (300 hurdles) placed first for Trail.

Lady Comets top Classics

Abington Heights defeated Scranton Prep, 94 1/2 – 45 1/2 in a Lackawanna League Division 1 meet on Tuesday, April 26 in Scranton. Allyson Derry (100, triple jump), Katie Dammer (800, 1600), Celia Davis (300 hurdles), Dani Beamish (400), Emily Clauss (200), Claire Traweek (3200), Calista Marzolino (high jump) and Dani Heine (pole vault) were first place finishers for Abington. The Lady Comets 400 (Wynn, Clauss, Henzes, Derry), 1600 (Davis, Dammer, Yarns, Danoski) and 3200 (Davis, Myers, Wright, Danoski) relay teams also placed first. Kate McGrath (100 hurdles, long jump) and Abby Schroth (discus) were first place finishers for Prep.

VOLLEYBALL

Comets hold off Wildcats

Abington Heights downed Western Wayne, 3-1, in a Lackawanna League match on Monday, May 2 in Lake Ariel. Sean Salmon had 29 assists and Rob McGarry contributed 13 kills and six blocks to lead the Comets.

Comets sweep Warriors

Abington Heights defeated Elk Lake, 3-0, in a Lackawanna League match on Tuesday, April 26 in Dimock. Rhys Yarns had 15 digs and Rob McGarry added six kills to lead the Comets.

Abington Heights’ Zach Spangenberg drove in a run during the Comets 7-3 loss to West Scranton on April 28.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_ABJ-AH-Baseball-Spangenberg.jpgAbington Heights’ Zach Spangenberg drove in a run during the Comets 7-3 loss to West Scranton on April 28. Abington Journal file photo

Compiled by Robert Tomkavage

Reach the Abington Journal at 570-587-1148 or news@theabingtonjournal.com.

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