Abington Heights cross country wins highlight Sept. 14 sports roundup


Complied by Robert Tomkavage



Abington Heights runners, from left, Ryan Siebecker, Katie Dammer and Adam Traweek compete during a cross country meet at Lackawanna Trail.


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BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

Cavs pick up two wins

Scranton Prep defeated Elk Lake, 25-30, and Blue Ridge, 15-50, but lost to Montrose, 18-41, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Scranton. Tommy Fitzpatrick placed fifth in 18:07, A.J. Sluko placed ninth in 18:34, Nick Gershey was 12th in 18:44 and Kerry Lyons placed 14th on 19:05.

Comets capture four wins

Abington Heights topped Lackawanna Trail, 19-42, Lakeland, 19-41, Susquehanna, 17-46, and Mountain View, 18-43, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Factoryville. Kyle Burke placed second in 17:54, Dan Uhranowski finished third in 18:13, Ryan Siebecker was eighth in 19:21, Adam Traweek placed 13th in 20:17 and Ethan Mattox finished 15th in 20:40.

Lions notch one win

Lackawanna Trail defeated Valley View, 21-37, but fell to Abington Heights, 42-19, and North Pocono, 42-19, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Factoryville. Matt Kinback placed fifth in 18:52 and Bobby Titus finished 14th in 20:22.

Cavs place 13th

Scranton Prep placed 13th out of 14 teams during the Lackawanna County Commissioners Invitational Saturday, Sept. 10 in Scranton.

Cavs compete at Penn State

Scranton Prep boys placed fifth in the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational Saturday, Sept. 10 in University Park. Tommy Fitzpatrick led the team with a 15th place finish in 17:38. Peter Burke finished 25th in 18:04.

Prep’s girls team placed seventh in the team standings. Adiya Golden finished 31st in 21:32 and Mia Belucci was 32nd in 21:34.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

Lady Comets claim four wins

Abington Heights defeated Lackawanna Trail, 18-43, Lakeland, 15-50, Susquehanna, 15-49, and Mountain View, 15-50, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Factoryville. For Abington Heights, Katie Dammer placed first in 19:27, Alex Scheuermann finished third in 21:30, Emma Marion was fifth in 23:27, Sarah Bath placed seventh in 23:52, Annie Wesolowski finished 11th in 24:34 and Erica Beahan was 15th in 25:09.

Lady Lions held winless

Lackawanna Trail was defeated by Abington Heights, 43-18, North Pocono, 40-21, and Valley View, 40-21, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Factoryville. Ashley Clarke placed sixth in 23:36 and Tori James finished ninth in 24:28.

Classics earn two wins

Scranton Prep defeated Montrose, 24-31, and Blue Ridge, 15-50, but lost to Elk Lake, 35-20, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Scranton. Allison Walsh placed 10th in 22:20, Adiya Golden finished 13th in 22:42, Kate Welby was 14th in 22:43 and Mia Bellucci placed 15th in 22:50.

FIELD HOCKEY

Lady Crusaders shut out Lady Comets

Coughlin defeated Abington Heights, 4-0, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 match Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Wilkes-Barre. Ashlynn Fitzgerald made four saves for the Lady Comets.

Lady Lions blank Lady Tigers

Lackawanna Trail downed Tunkhannock, 4-0, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 match Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Factoryville. Lauren Beamer, Lauren Baldwin, Courtney Dwyer and Madison Lee had goals for Trail. Dwyer had an assist and Sarah Weisenfluh made three saves.

Lady Lions edge Lady Buckhorns

Lackawanna Trail defeated Wallenpaupack, 4-3, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 match Monday, Sept. 12 in Hawley. Courtney Dwyer, Madison Lee, Lauren Beemer and Lauren Baldwin each scored a goal for Trail. Dwyer added an assist and Sarah Weisenfluh made three saves.

Crestwood wins battle of Lady Comets

Crestwood shut out Abington Heights, 6-0, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 match Monday, Sept. 12 in South Abington Township. McKenna Thorpe made 16 saves for Abington Heights.

FOOTBALL

Lions crush Crusaders

Thomas Huffsmith ran for three touchdowns to help Lackawanna Trail defeat Holy Cross, 35-14, in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 3 game Friday, Sept. 9 in Factoryville. Anthony Berrios also rushed for two touchdowns for the Lions. Nathan Rolka converted three extra points and Huffsmith converted a two-point conversion.

Cavs clobber Black Knights

Scranton Prep topped Lake-Lehman, 44-8, in a LFC/WVC crossover game Saturday, Sept. 10 in Scranton. Ricky Morgan, Jake Ryan, Matt Gilmartin and Brayden McAllister each ran for a touchdown. Ryan also threw touchdown passes to Jake Grady and Mario Giannone. Alec Buttner converted a 24-yard field goal and five extra points.

BOYS GOLF

Cavs down Vikings

Scranton Prep defeated Riverside, 7 1/2- 1 1/2, in a Lackawanna League match Tuesday, Sept. 6. in Taylor. Tyler Marchese, Frank Adamo, Evan Murphy, John Redman and Jack Habeeb had individual wins for Prep. The teams of Marchese-Adamo and Redman-Habeeb had better-ball wins while Murphy-Sebastian Cimoch earned a split.

Spartans top Lions

Mid Valley defeated Lackawanna Trail, 5 1/2 – 3 1/2, in a Lackawanna League match Tuesday, Sept. 6 in Nicholson. Andy Faist had an individual win, and Jacob Wescott and Owen Hyde each earned a split. The team of Richard Rodenbach-Faist won in better-ball play and Wescott-Hyde earned a split.

Comets clip Hornets

Troy Kelleher, Pat McGrail, Connor Kelleher and Luke Fayocavitz had individual wins to lead Abington Heights over Honesdale, 7 1/2 – 1 1/2, in a Lackawanna League match Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Clarks Summit. Conor Newman earned a split. The teams of T. Kelleher-McGrail, C. Kelleher-Nick Sebastianelli and Newman-Fayocavitz earned better-ball wins for the Comets.

Comets blank Warriors

Abington Heights defeated Delaware Valley, 9-0, in a Lackawanna League match Thursday, Sept. 8 in Clarks Summit. Luke Fayocavitz, Kyle Porpiglia, Daniel Flickinger, Dan Munley, Will Brown and Troy Kelleher had individual wins for the Comets. The teams of Fayocavitz-Porpiglia, Flickinger-Munley and Brown-T.Kelleher won in better-ball play.

Cavs too much for Eagles

John Redman, Frank Adamo, Sebastian Cimoch, Tyler Marchese, Jack Habeeb and Evan Murphy had individual wins to help Scranton Prep defeat Mountain View, 9-0, in a Lackawanna League match Thursday, Sept. 8 in Mount Cobb. The teams of Redman-Adamo, Cimoch-Marchese and Habeeb-Murphy had better-ball wins for Prep.

Chiefs rout Lions

Lakeland defeated Lackawanna Trail, 9-0, in a Lackawanna League match Thursday, Sept. 8 in Factoryville.

Cavs top Meteors

Dan Hinton, M.J. Spivalla, Eric O’Dell, Collin Ennis and Jake Kosierowski had individual wins to help Scranton Prep defeat Montrose, 7-2, in a Lackawanna League match Friday, Sept. 9 in Mount Cobb. The teams of Hinton-Spivalla and Ennis-Kosierowski had better-ball wins.

Comets tie Cougars

Abington Heights and Valley View tied, 4 1/2 – 4 1/2, in a Lackawanna League match Monday, Sept. 12 in Mount Cobb. Troy Kelleher, Connor Kelleher and Luke Fayocavitz had individual wins for the Comets. The team C. Kelleher-Nick Sebastianelli had a better-ball win for Abington Heights and Will Brown-Fayocavitz earned a split.

Cavs crush Warriors

Dan Hinton, Tyler Marchese, Jack Habeeb, Evan Murphy and John Redman had individual wins to help Scranton Prep defeat Elk Lake, 7-2, in a Lackawanna League match Monday, Sept. 12 in Friendsville. The teams of Marchese-Habeeb and Murphy-Redman had better-ball wins.

GIRLS GOLF

Classics down Lady Trojans

Scranton Prep defeated North Pocono, 8-1, in a Lackawanna League match Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Mount Cobb. Reilly Ruane, Alex Fitzsimmons, Gabby Hanstein, Lauren Golden and Lily Mackarey had individual wins for Prep. The teams of Ruane-Emily Goreb, Fitzsimmons-Hanstein and Golden-Mackarey won in better-ball play.

BOYS SOCCER

Cavs rout Eagles

Cullen Myers scored three goals to lead Scranton Prep over Mountain View, 7-0, in a Lackawanna League Division 2 game Tuesday, Sept. 6 in Scranton. Kyle Zaboski added two goals, and Corbin White and Angelo Terrana each added one. Garry Wrobleski made three saves for Prep.

Comets blank Hornets

Abington Heights downed Honesdale, 4-0, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 match Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Honesdale. Jonathan Rickwood scored two goals for the Comets. Sam Stevens and Liam Neary each scored one.

Comets. Buckhorns play to draw

Abington Heights and Wallenpaupack tied, 0-0, after two overtimes in a Lackawanna League Division 1 match Thursday, Sept. 8 in Hawley. Jackson Danzig made 20 saves for the Comets.

Cavs shut out Wildcats

Corbin White scored three goals and Cullen Myers scored two to lead Scranton Prep past Western Wayne, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League Division 2 game Thursday, Sept. 8 in Lake Ariel. Garry Wrobleski made five saves for Prep. White, Kyle Zaboski and Edison Lopes had assists for the Cavs.

GIRLS SOCCER

Lady Comets edge Lady Buckhorns

Hannah Kowalksi and Allyson Derry each scored a goal to lead Abington Heights over Wallenpaupack, 2-1, in a Lackawanna League Division 2 match Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Clarks Summit. Kowalski and Carina Salerno each had an assist and Trish Caucci made four saves.

Classics too much for Lady Cougars

Scranton Prep defeated Valley View, 4-1, in a Lackawanna League Division 2 match Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Archbald. Catherine Collins, Angelina Falcone, Kate McGrath and Val Germain scored goals for Prep. Maeve Seymour had two assists and Kathleen Rose had one. A.J. Hendershot made 11 saves for the Classics.

Classics down Lady Knights

Kathleen Rose and Catie Collins each scored two goals to help Scranton Prep defeat Scranton, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match Friday, Sept. 9 in Scranton. Kerry McGrath added a goal and assist. Angelina Falcone had two assists, and Madison Ziobro and Victoria McNulty each had one. AJ Hendershot and Elisa Penetar each made one save for the Classics.

Lady Comets top Lady Warriors

Abington Heights defeated Delaware Valley, 4-1, in a Lackawanna League Division 2 match Friday, Sept. 9 in Clarks Summit. Kelly Seechock, Ashley Mulherin, Allyson Derry and Abby Brown each scored a goal for Abington Heights. Trish Caucci made five saves for the Lady Comets.

Classics clip Lady Trojans

Catie Collins scored two goals to lead Scranton Prep past North Pocono, 3-2, in a Lackawanna League match Monday, Sept. 12 in Scranton. Kerry McGrath added a goal, Maeve Seymour had two assists and Collins added an assist. A.J. Hendershot made eight saves for the Classics.

GIRLS TENNIS

Lady Comets blank Lady Knights

Lauren Carroll, Catherine Pusateri and Clare DellaValle had singles wins to help Abington Heights defeat Scranton, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match Tuesday, Sept. 6 in Clarks Summit. The teams of Lauren Koczwara-Savannah Blaum and Brooke Dennison-Macy Marturano won in doubles play.

Classics shut out Lady Invaders

Scranton Prep defeated West Scranton, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match Tuesday, Sept. 6 in Scranton. Annabelle Conway, Rachel Maculloch and Gabrielle Serratore had singles wins for Prep. The teams of Gaba Horchos-Amelia Desiderio and Stephanie Carolan-Julia Horchos won in doubles play.

Classics fall to Lady Buckhorns

Wallenpaupack defeated Scranton Prep, 4-1, in a Lackawanna League match Thursday, Sept. 8 in Scranton. The doubles team of Gaba Horchos-Amelia Desiderio earned a win for Prep.

Lady Comets sweep Lady Meteors

Lauren Carroll, Catherine Pusateri and Clare DellaValle had singles wins to help Abington Heights defeat Montrose, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match Thursday, Sept. 8 in Montrose. The teams of Lauren Koczwara-Savannah Blaum and Brooke Dennison-Macy Marturano had doubles wins for Abington.

Lady Trojans too much for Lady Comets

North Pocono defeated Abington Heights, 4-1, in a Lackawanna League match Monday, Sept. 12 in Clarks Summit. Clare DellaValle had a singles win for Abington Heights.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Lady Bucks sweep Lady Lions

Dunmore defeated Lackawanna Trail, 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-16), in a Lackawanna League match Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Factoryville. Madisyn Peoples had five kills, Carolyn Mack contributed five assists and Allison Melnikoff added 14 digs for Trail.

Lady Comets shut out Lady Warriors

Emma Baker had nine kills to help Abington Heights defeat Elk Lake, 3-0 (25-13, 29-27, 25-20), in a Lackawanna League match Wednesday, Sept. 7 in Dimock. Emily Crowley had 17 assists and Brooke Reiner 15 digs for the Lady Comets.

Lady Bucks top Lady Comets

Dunmore defeated Abington Heights, 3-0 (25-10, 25-19, 25-22), in a Lackawanna League match Thursday, Sept. 8 in Dunmore. Brooke Reiner and Jasmine McDuffie had nine digs each for the Lady Comets.

Lady Sabers down Lady Lions

Susquehanna defeated Lackawanna Trail, 3-1 (29-27, 25-21,15-25, 25-17) in a Lackawanna League match Friday, Sept. 9 in Factoryville. Madisyn People had 16 kills for Trail.

Abington Heights runners, from left, Ryan Siebecker, Katie Dammer and Adam Traweek compete during a cross country meet at Lackawanna Trail.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_ABJ-AH-Cross-Country.jpgAbington Heights runners, from left, Ryan Siebecker, Katie Dammer and Adam Traweek compete during a cross country meet at Lackawanna Trail. Submitted photo

Complied by Robert Tomkavage

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