H.S. Sports Roundup: Lackawanna Trail continues football success


Compiled by Robert Tomkavage



Lackawanna Trail offensive lineman Shawn Jones (72) blocks for quarterback Nathan Rolka during the Lions, 22-12, win over Susquehanna in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 3 game Oct. 15.


Alice Stuffle | For Abington Journal

Lackawanna Trail wide receiver Matt Bergey caught two passes for 39 yards during the Lions, 22-12, win over Susquehanna in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 3 win Oct. 15.


Alice Stuffle | For Abington Journal

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

Cavs earn three wins

Scranton Prep defeated Riverside, 15-50, Dunmore, 15-50, and Old Forge, 15-50, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Oct. 11 in Scranton. Tommy Fitzpatrick placed second in 17:56, A.J. Sluko finished third in 18:09, Nick Gershey was fourth in 18:26, Tarquin McGurrin placed fifth in 18:26, Shea Quinn finished sixth in 18:43, Michael Durr was seventh in 19:21 and Greg Bormes placed eighth in 19:32.

Comets pick up two wins

Abington Heights defeated Wallenpaupack, 25-31, and Delaware Valley, 20-41, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Oct. 11 in Archbald. Dan Uhranowski placed second in 16:04, Kyle Burke finished third in 16:17, Ryan Siebecker was eighth and Ethan Mattox placed 10th in 17:47.

Lions earn win

Lackawanna Trail defeated Mid Valley, 21-37, but fell to Scranton, 34-25, and West Scranton, 31-25, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Oct. 11 in Jermyn. Matt Kinback placed first in 18:01 and Bobby Titus finished fifth in 18:31.

Classics earn three wins

Scranton Prep defeated Riverside, 15-50, Dunmore, 15-50, and Old Forge, 15-50, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Oct. 11 in Scranton. Mia Bellucci placed third in 20:37, Anna Brier finished fifth in 21:15, Lucy Doherty was sixth in 21:47, Allison Walsh placed seventh in 21:49, Adiya Golden finished eighth in 21:53, Lindsay Notarianni was 13th in 22:55 and Rachel Kerr placed 14th in 23:10.

Lady Comets capture two wins

Abington Heights defeated Wallenpaupack, 18-41, and Delaware Valley, 23-35, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Oct. 11 in Archbald. Katie Dammer placed first in 17:49, Alex Scheuermann finished third in 19:42, Emma Marion was seventh in 20:28, Sarah Bath was ninth in 20:34, Annie Wesolowski placed 12th in 20:56 and Blanca Calvo finished 13th in 20:57.

Lady Lions earn two wins

Lackawanna Trail defeated Mid Valley, 15-50, and West Scranton, 27-30, but lost to Scranton, 38-23, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Oct. 11 in Jermyn. Tori James placed second in 21:39 and Ashleigh Clarke finished third in 23:08.

FIELD HOCKEY

Lady Mounts blank Lady Lions

Dallas defeated Lackawanna Trail, 3-0, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 match Oct. 11 in Clinton Township.

Lady Lions edge Lady Hornets

Samantha Baltrusaitis, Lauren Baldwin and Lauren Beemer scored goals to lead Lackawanna Trail past Honesdale, 3-2, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 match Oct. 12 in Honesdale.

Blue Knights rout Lady Comets

Wyoming Seminary defeated Abington Heights, 10-1, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 match Oct. 12 in Kingston. Shaelyn Kobrynich scored for the Lady Comets.

Lady Comets earn first win

Abington Heights defeated Pittston Area, 4-3, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 match Oct. 13 in Hughestown. Mamie Dempsey scored two goals and Shaelyn Kobrynich and Phoebe Sebring each scored one. Maura Jenkins and Kobrynich each had an assist. Makenna Thorpe made seven saves.

Lady Lions down Lady Rangers

Courtney Dwyer scored three goals to help Lackawanna Trail defeat Northwest Area, 7-2, in a Wyoming Valley Conference match Oct. 14 in Clinton Township. Madison Lee had a goal and an assist, Lauren Beemer had a goal and an assist, Samantha Baltrusaitis had a goal, Lauren Baldwin had two assists, Elizabeth Rodenbach had an assist, and Alyssa Fowler scored a goal for Trail. Sarah Weisenfluh made two saves.

Lady Knights top Lady Lions

Lake-Lehman held off Lackawanna Trail, 2-1, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 match Oct. 17 in Clinton Township. Courtney Dwyer scored off an assist from Madison Lee for Trail. Sarah Weisenfluh made 16 saves for the Lady Lions.

Lady Spartans shut out Lady Comets

Wyoming Valley West defeated Abington Heights, 6-0, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 match Oct. 17 in South Abington Township. Makenna Thorpe made six saves for the Lady Comets.

FOOTBALL

Lions hold off Sabers

Lackawanna Trail defeated Susquehanna, 22-12, in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 3 game Oct. 15 in Susquehanna. Nathan Rolka and Thomas Huffsmith each rushed for a touchdown for the Lions. Huffsmith also recovered a fumble in the end zone for another score and Trail recorded a safety.

Cavs crush Wildcats

Ricky Morgan scored three rushing touchdowns to help Scranton Prep defeat Western Wayne, 36-0, in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 2 game Oct. 14 in South Canaan Township. Jake Ryan and Ivan Balavage each rushed for a touchdown, and Alec Buttner added a 24-yard field goal.

BOYS GOLF

Two Comets make regionals

Abington Heights’ Luke Fayocavitz and Troy Kelleher each shot a 77 during the District 2 Class 3A individual championships Oct. 11 in Thornhurst Township to advance to regionals.

Four Cavs qualify for regionals

Tyler Marchese shot 76, Sebastian Cimoch shot 77, Jack Habeeb carded an 81 and Frank Adamo shot an 83 to during the District 2 Class 2A individual championships Oct. 11 in Thornhurst Township to advance to regionals. Marchese’s 76 was the top score.

Cavs advance to state tourney

Scranton Prep defeated Central Columbia, 306-342, in the District 2-4 subregional championship Oct. 14 in Thornhurst Township. Sebastian Cimoch shot a 73, Jack Habeeb shot 76, Frank Adamo carded a 78, and Tyler Marchese and Evan Murphy each finished with a 79.

Cavs golfers advance to states

Scranton Prep’s Sebastian Cimoch and Jake Habeeb each shot 79 to finish in a tie for 10th place in the Class 2A East Regional Oct. 17 in Fleetwood. They advance to play in the state championships Oct. 24 in York.

GIRLS GOLF

Two Classics make regionals

Lauren Golden shot an 83 and Reilly Ruane carded a 86 during the District 2 Class 3A individual championships Oct. 11 in Thornhurst Township to advance to regionals. Golden’s 83 was the top score.

Ruane off to states

Scranton Prep’s Reilly Ruane carded an 81 to place ninth in the Class 2A East Regional Oct. 17 in Fleetwood and advance to the state championships Oct. 24 in York.

BOYS SOCCER

Cavs top Meteors

Scranton Prep defeated Montrose, 7-3, in a Lackawanna League Division 2 match Oct. 12 in Montrose. Alec Buttner scored three goals, Cullen Myers scored twice, and Corbin White and Kyle Zaboski each added a goal. White and Myers had two assists while Zaboski and Dan Kuzdro has one. Garry Wrobleski made four saves.

Comets clip Trojans

Pat Beatty scored two goals to help Abington Heights defeat North Pocono, 3-1, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 match Oct. 12 in Covington Township. Dom Angelicola also scored for the Comets. Beatty and Antonio Maletta had assists, and Jackson Danzig made 10 saves.

Cavs too much for Crusaders

Alec Buttner, Cullen Myers and Kyle Zaboski each scored two goals to help Scranton Prep defeat Holy Cross, 6-1, in a Lackawanna League Division 2 match Oct. 17 in Scranton. Corbin White had two assists and Greg Fisher and Mario Rotell each had one for Prep. Garry Wrobleski made six saves.

Comets blank Invaders

Abington Heights defeated West Scranton, 3-0, in a Lackawanna League Division 1 match Oct. 17 in Scranton. Antonio Maletta, Pat Beatty and Jonathan Rickwood each scored a goal for the Comets. Austin Catania and Evan Florey each had an assist. Jackson Danzig made two saves.

GIRLS SOCCER

Lady Buckhorns blank Classics

Wallenpaupack defeated Scranton Prep, 6-0, in a Lackawanna League Division 2 match Oct. 11 in Hawley. AJ Hendershot made seven saves for the Classics.

Classics top Lady Warriors

Catie Collins and Juliana Penetar each scored a goal to lead Scranton Prep over Delaware Valley, 2-0, in a Lackawanna League Division 2 match Oct. 13 in Milford. Penetar added an assist and AJ Hendershot made eight saves.

Lady Comets blank Lady Cougars

Abington Heights defeated Valley View, 4-0, in a Lackawanna League Division 2 match Oct. 13 in Clarks Summit. Hannah Kowalski scored two goals, and Paige Morgan and Emily Clauss each scored one. Ashley Mulherin, Morghan Stiles and Lauren Simakaski each had an assist, and Trish Caucci made four saves.

GIRLS TENNIS

Classics claim title

Scranton Prep defeated Holy Redeemer, 3-0, to win the District 2 Class 2A team championship Oct. 11 in Wilkes-Barre. Tatiana Klacko had a singles win, and the doubles teams of Gaba Horchos-Amelia Desiderio and Julia Horchos-Isabel Hou also earned wins.

Scranton Prep also defeated Holy Cross, 3-0, in the semifinals of the District 2 Class 2A team championship Oct. 11 in Wilkes-Barre. Gabi Jakubek and Tatiana Klacko won singles matches, and the doubles team of Gaba Horchos-Amelia Desiderio also won their match.

Pair of Lady Comets eliminated

Abington Heights’ Lauren Carroll won a pigtail match in the District 2-4 Class 3A girls singles championship against Crestwood’s Abby Bielecki, 6-1, 6-1, but then fell to Hazleton Area’s Stephanie Mazurek, 6-2, 6-1, in a first round match Oct. 13 in Wilkes-Barre. Abington Heights’ Catherine Pusateri downed Delaware Valley’s McKenna Quinn, 6-1, 6-4, in a first round match, then lost to Hazleton Area’s Lily Nowak, 6-1, 6-4, in the quarterfinals Oct. 13 in Wilkes-Barre.

Prep duo eliminated in singles tourney

Scranton Prep’s Tatiana Klacko was defeated by Wyoming Area’s Brianna Pizzano in the semifinals of the District 2 Class 2A tournament Oct. 14 in Wilkes-Barre. Prep’s Gabi Jakubek defeated Mid Valley’s Sam Kropa, 6-4, 6-2, but fell to Pizzano in the championship match Oct. 14 in Wilkes-Barre.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Lady Raiders sweep Lady Lions

Blue Ridge defeated Lackawanna Trail, 3-0 in a Lackawanna League match Oct. 11 in Clinton Township. Allsion Melnikoff had 10 digs, Lydia Dunckle added seven service points and Carolyn Mack had five assists for Trail.

Lady Wildcats hold off Lady Lions

Western Wayne defeated Lackawanna Trail, 3-1, in a Lackawanna League match Oct. 12 in South Canaan Township. Allison Melnikoff has 20 digs, Madisyn Peoples added 10 kills and Carolyn Mack contributed 12 assists.

Lady Comets blank Lady Sabers

Emma Baker had eight kills to lead Abington Heights over Susquehanna, 3-0, in a Lackawanna League match Oct. 12 in Susquehanna. Emily Crowley had 30 assists, Jasmine McDuffie added 12 digs and April Sokalski had six kills.

Lady Comets top Lady Foresters

Abington Heights defeated Forest City, 3-0, in a Lackawanna League match Oct. 14 in Clarks Summit. Emily Crowley had 21 assists, Maria Pacyna had eight service points and Alessia Brunori added seven aces.

Lady Lions edge Lady Warriors

Lydia Dunckle had 16 kills to help Lackawanna Trail defeat Elk Lake, 3-2, in a Lackawanna League match Oct. 14 in Clinton Township. Allison Melnikoff had 23 digs and Madisyn People added 10 assists for Trail.

Lackawanna Trail offensive lineman Shawn Jones (72) blocks for quarterback Nathan Rolka during the Lions, 22-12, win over Susquehanna in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 3 game Oct. 15.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_ABJ-LT-FB-Jones.jpgLackawanna Trail offensive lineman Shawn Jones (72) blocks for quarterback Nathan Rolka during the Lions, 22-12, win over Susquehanna in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 3 game Oct. 15. Alice Stuffle | For Abington Journal

Lackawanna Trail wide receiver Matt Bergey caught two passes for 39 yards during the Lions, 22-12, win over Susquehanna in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 3 win Oct. 15.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_ABJ-LT-FB-Bergey.jpgLackawanna Trail wide receiver Matt Bergey caught two passes for 39 yards during the Lions, 22-12, win over Susquehanna in a Lackawanna Football Conference Division 3 win Oct. 15. Alice Stuffle | For Abington Journal

Compiled by Robert Tomkavage

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