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Girls Basketball: Skaff, Meyers Hold On For Win

December 18, 2018
Girls Basketball: Skaff, Meyers Hold On For Win

At Meyers, Bella Skaff scored nine points, including two on a field goal in the fourth quarter, as the Mohawks barely held on for a 34-32 victory in a nonleague matchup. Allycia Harris added nine points for Meyers. Emily Morano led Mid Valley’s comeback attempt, scoring 13 of her 16 points in the second half. Mid Valley (32) E. Morano 3 7-8 16, M. Bialy 3 1-2 7, K. Laboranti 2 0-0 5, B. Laboranti 1 0-0 2, A. Rebar 1 0-1 2, K. Terranella 0 0-0 0, K. Glinsky 0 0-0 0, M. Haefele 0 0-0 0, Totals 10 8-11 32. Meyers (34) B. Skaff 3 3-3 9, A. Harris 4 1-4 9, D. Ballard 3 2-3 8, A. Germano 2 0-0 5, A. Bruno 1 1-3 3, B. Smallcomb 0 0-0 0, B. Gray 0 0-0 0, Totals 13 7-13 34. Mid Valley 7 9 10 6—32 Meyers 5 14 12 3—34 3-point goals: E. Morano (MV) 3, K. Laboranti (MV) 1, A. Germano (Mey) 1. Wallenpaupack 53, Coughlin 28 At Wallenpaupack, Megan Guerrieri scored 25 points to lead the Lady Buckhorns. Hannah Smith and Rachael Tirjan each added 12 points for the winners. Coughlin (28) A. Butts 3 2-5 9, A. Brittingham 3 1-1 8, A. Cicon 2 2-2 6, M. Zabala 1 0-0 3, Y. Perez 1 0-0 2, A. Barberio 0 0-0 0, C. Wartella 0 0-0 0, I. Reyes 0 0-0 0, A. Monroe 0 0-0 0, Totals 10 5-8 28. Wallenpaupack (53) M. Guerrieri 11 0-1 25, H. Smith 4 2-2 12, R. Tirjan 4 4-6 12, D. Kisendahl 1 0-0 2, M. Desmet 0 1-2 1, R. Steffen 0 1-4 1, E. Peet 0 0-0 0, M. Peet 0 0-0 0, E. Caccavale 0 0-0 0, Totals 20 8-15 53. Coughlin 7 6 2 13—28 Wallenpaupack 16 11 16 10—53 3-point goals: A. Butts (Cou) 1, A. Brittingham (Cou) 1, M. Zabala (Cou) 1, M. Guerrieri (WAL) 3, H. Smith (WAL) 2. JV Score: Wallenpaupack, 38-6 (WAL: Caccavale 9; COU: Oquendo 4). GAR 49, Delaware Valley 32 At Milford, Gloria Adjayi scored 19 points and added 10 rebounds to lead the Lady Grenadiers. Hannah Cook added 12 points and Erin Leonard had 10 for the winners. Gabby White led Delaware Valley with 10 points. GAR (49) G. Adjayi 9 1-1 19, H. Cook 4 3-7 12, E. Leonard 4 1-2 10, E. Engle 2 1-2 5, M. Savage 1 0-0 2, O. Prato 0 1-2 1, L. Pena 0 0-2 0, V. Luna 0 0-1 0, Totals 20 7-17 49. Delaware Valley (32) G. White 3 2-2 10, B. Acoveno 3 2-3 9, M. Olsommer 2 0-1 5, A. Recksiek 1 2-2 4, A. Thalassinos 1 0-0 2, K. Hernandez 1 0-0 2, E. Bobo 0 0-4 0, E. Hartey 0 0-0 0, M. VanWie 0 0-0 0, B. Cavallaro 0 0-2 0, Totals 11 6-14 32. GAR 15 4 14 16—49 Delaware Valley 4 9 9 10—32 3-point goals: H. Cook (GAR) 1, E. Leonard (GAR) 1, G. White (DV) 2, M. Olsommer (DV) 1, B. Acoveno (DV) 1. JV Score: GAR, 40-22 (GAR: Holmes 10, DV: Hartey 14). Scranton Prep 63, Valley West 25 At Scranton Prep, the Classics continued to squeeze opponents defensively, limiting Wyoming Valley West to a season-low 25 points while lowering their points per game allowed to 31.7. Rachael Rose scored 20 points as the offense got untracked in the third quarter with a 22-5 run. Elisa Penetar scored 12 points and Brooke Wilder had 10 for the victors. Toni Amato led Valley West with 11. Valley West (25) T. Amato 2 5-6 11, A. Blaski 2 0-0 5, L. Gruver 1 0-0 3, N. Boutanous 0 2-2 2, S. Zambito 1 0-0 2, T. Johnson 1 0-2 2, K. Kane 0 0-0 0, N. Morren 0 0-0 0, K. Stelma 0 0-0 0, J. Shaver 0 0-0 0, A. Boyd 0 0-0 0, K. Mackiewicz 0 0-0 0, M. Brody 0 0-0 0, S. Wright 0 0-0 0, Totals 7 7-10 25. Scranton Prep (63) R. Rose 8 1-2 20, E. Penetar 3 6-6 12, B. Wilder 3 2-2 10, C. Collins 2 0-0 6, K. Rose 2 1-1 5, M. Belardi 1 2-2 4, E. Kopicki 1 0-0 2, M. Flynn 1 0-0 2, M. Mills 1 0-0 2, M. Purcell 0 0-0 0, O. Lange 0 0-0 0, G. Stampien 0 0-0 0, Totals 22 12-13 63. Valley West 7 8 5 5—25 Scranton Prep 9 14 22 18—63 3-point goals: T. Amato (WVW) 2, L. Gruver (WVW) 1, A. Blaski (WVW) 1, R. Rose (SP) 3, C. Collins (SP) 2, B. Wilder (SP) 2. JV Score: Scranton Prep, 47-24 (SP: Kopicki 8; WVW: Mackowitz 6). Abington Heights 50, Pittston Area 17 At Pittston Area, Maria Tully led a balanced effort for Abington Heights with 12 points. Clair Marion added nine points. Nicole Zambetti had six points to top Pittston Area. Abington Heights (50) M. Tully 6 0-0 12, C. Marion 4 1-2 9, A. Davis 3 1-5 7, A. Scoblick 3 1-2 7, R. McDonald 2 2-2 6, L. Lombardo 1 0-0 5, E. Albright 1 1-2 3, A. Dammer 0 1-2 1, M. Kohanski 0 0-0 0, S. Henzes 0 0-0 0, Totals 20 7-15 50. Pittston Area (17) N. Zambetti 2 2-5 6, L. Savoy 1 2-2 4, H. Getz 1 1-2 3, E. Coles 1 0-0 2, J. Sharp 1 0-0 2, K. Maurizi 0 0-0 0, K. Walker 0 0-0 0, M. Mihalka 0 0-0 0, B. Pedana 0 0-0 0, E. O’Brien 0 0-0 0, S. Christian 0 0-1 0, B. Lieback 0 0-0 0, K. Tigue 0 0-0 0, M. DeMarco 0 0-0 0, Totals 6 5-10 17. Abington Heights 13 11 14 12—50 Pittston Area 7 4 3 3—17 3-point goals: L. Lombardo (AH) 1. Dunmore 63, Holy Redeemer 31 At Dunmore, freshman Moriah Murray scored 18 of her 26 points in the second half, and Victoria Toomey chipped in 19 points as Dunmore rolled to a win over Holy Redeemer in a rematch of last year’s District 2 championship game won by Dunmore. The Lady Bucks led by 14 at halftime, and Gianna Delfino opened the third with a 3-pointer to spark a spurt that pushed the lead to 43-19. Delfino finished with nine points and Murray drained five 3-pointers for Dunmore, which now has 38 3s in its first four games. Holy Redeemer (31) J. Andrejko 3 5-5 12, S. Yencha 2 4-4 8, C. Marcinkowski 2 1-2 5, K. Spade 1 0-2 3, A. Gushka 1 0-0 2, J. Cicon 0 1-2 1, A. Atherton 0 0-0 0, L. Skoronski 0 0-0 0, Totals 9 11-15 31. Dunmore (63) M. Murray 8 5-5 26, V. Toomey 8 1-4 19, G. Delfino 4 0-0 9, L. Tallo 2 1-2 5, E. Delfino 1 1-2 4, A. Talutto 0 0-0 0, J. Walsh 0 0-0 0, K. Hopkins 0 0-0 0, N. Haggerty 0 0-0 0, A. Chapman 0 0-0 0, M. Blume 0 0-0 0, Totals 23 8-13 63. Holy Redeemer 4 7 8 12—31 Dunmore 9 16 18 20—63 3-point goals: J. Andrejko (HR) 1, K. Spade (HR) 1, M. Murray (DUN) 5, V. Toomey (DUN) 2, E. Delfino (DUN) 1, G. Delfino (DUN) 1. JV Score: Dunmore, 37-18 (DUN: Talutto 17; HR: Curley 10). Contact the writer: sports@citizensvoice.com

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