High school sports roundup: Abington Heights athletes excel in track meet


Mountain View girls clip Lackawanna Trail, 56-45

Staff report



GIRLS BASKETBALL

Lady Warriors top Lady Lions

Mountain View defeated Lackawanna Trail, 56-45, in a Lackawanna League Division 4 game Feb. 15 in Springville. Lexie Kwiatkowski and Cali Fauquier each scored 12 points for Trail.

BOYS SWIMMING

Comets edge Warriors

Abington Heights defeated Elk Lake, 109-71, in a Lackawanna League meet Feb. 16 in Springville. John Frantz placed first in the 200 individual medley, Josh Przekop finished first in the 50 freestyle, Carter Smith was first in the diving competition, Ben Vale placed first in the 100 butterfly, Chris Suh finished first in the 100 breaststroke and D.J. Weiland was first in the 100 backstroke for Abington Heights. The Comets 200 medley (Frantz, Suh, Vale, Shane Cummings), 200 freestyle (Przekop, Suh, Cummings, Weiland) and 400 freestyle (Przekop, Jarred Ocwieja, Weiland, Vale) relay teams also placed first.

GIRLS SWIMMING

Lady Comets down Lady Warriors

Abington Heights defeated Elk Lake, 116-65, in a Lackawanna League meet Feb. 16 in Springville. Kelsey Jackson placed first in the 200 and 500 freestyle, April Sokalsky finished first in the 50 freestyle, Leah Byman was first in the 100 butterfly, Kyra Sladicki placed first in the 100 breaststroke and Sydney Dana set a new school record with a score of 239.50 in the diving competition for Abington Heights. The Lady Comets 200 medley (Sokalsky, Sladicki, Byman, Sarah Bath), 200 freestyle (Sokalsky, Jackson, Karley Feather, Byman) and 400 freestyle (Sladicki, Jackson, Bath, Feather) relay teams also placed first.

Abington competes in diving competition

Abington Heights’ Sydney Dana placed second, Karley Feather finished fifth and Camille Marquardt was seventh out of nine divers during the Les Richards Championships Feb. 17 in Scranton. Carter Smith placed third out of six divers in the boys competition.

INDOOR TRACK

Comets, Lions compete in track competition

Abington Heights’ Katie Dammer placed first, Abby Marion finished 15th and Baylor Lounsbury was 27th in the girls 1,600 meter run during Clarks Summit University’s Run at the Rec Feb. 17. Destiny Moon placed 19th and Andrea Ramirez was 20th in the 200 meter dash; Emma Marion was sixth in the 3,000 meter run; Dani Beamish placed third and Emily Clauss was seventh in the 400 meter dash; Calista Marzolino placed third in the 55 meter hurdles and second in the high jump; Allyson Derry finished third and Emily Clauss was ninth in the 55 meter dash; Annie Wesolowski was eighth, Blanca Calvo placed 11th, Emma Marion was 13th, Abby Marion placed 20th, Baylor Lounsbury was 22nd and Alexa Boersma placed 27nd in the 800 meter run; Stephen Haggerty placed 20th, Peter Egan was 21st, Chris Newell finished 28th and Clay Davis was 48th in the boys 1,600 meter run; Quentin Nikl placed eighth in the 55 meter hurdles and 10th in the 200 meter dash; Kyle Burke placed first in the 800 meter run and third in the 3,000 meter run; Dan Uhranowsky finished fourth in the 3,000 meter run; Chris Schimelfenig placed fourth and Jovan Mitchell was 12th in the 400 meter dash; Connor Kryeski finished 15th, Stephen Haggerty was 33rd, Chris Newell placed 36th, Nick Klapatch was 44th and Clay Davis finished 52nd in the 800 meter run.

The Abington Heights girls 4 X 200 meter relay team placed first and the 4 X 800 relay team finished second. The Abington Heights boys 4 X 800 relay team finished third.

For Lackawanna Trail, Matt Kinback placed first in the high jump and sixth in the 1,600 meter run.

WRESTLING

Tigers clip Comets

Tunkhannock defeated Abington Heights, 40-33, in a non-league match Feb. 15 in South Abington Township. Sam Northup (145 lbs.), Chris Langan (152), Owen Hivner (160), Adam Wellard (195) and Logan Hivner (220) won by pin for the Comets. Jacob Rosenstein won by decision for Abington Heights.

Comets, Lions compete in league meet

Abington Heights finished fifth and Lackawanna Trail placed 11th out of 14 teams at the Lackawanna League Wrestling Championships Feb. 18 in Hawley. Owen Hivner (160 lbs.) and R.J. Knott (285) each placed second for Abington Heights. Chris Langan (152), Adam Wellard (182) and Logan Hivner (220) all finished third, and Scott Jacoby (120) placed fourth for the Comets. Cullen Ratchford (106) and Justin Ganser (113) finished second for Trail and Tyler Baltrusaitis placed fourth for the Lions.

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Mountain View girls clip Lackawanna Trail, 56-45

Staff report

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