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Local College: Hreniuk, Elliott Propel University Of Scranton In NCAA Tourney

November 11, 2018

Jamie Hreniuk and Grace Elliott scored first-half goals to lead the University of Scranton to a 3-1 win over Arcadia in the first round of the NCAA Division III women’s soccer playoffs Saturday.

Hreniuk gave the Royals (16-1-3) a lead with a goal in the 18th minute and Elliott followed in the 32nd minute off an assist from Annelise DePaulo. Taylor Stevens added a goal in the 86th minute for Scranton and Colleen Berry made five saves to earn the win.

Scranton will play at Christopher Newport in the second round today at 6 p.m.

Men’s basketball

Matthew Mancuso finished with 20 points and the University of Scranton pulled away in the second half to earn a season-opening 86-65 win over Stevenson.

The Royals led by two at halftime, but shot 58 percent from the field in the second half to outscore Stevenson, 53-34.

Abington Heights graduate Jackson Danzig had

18 points for the Royals (1-0) and Jack Brockett, Kyle DeVerna and Scranton Prep graduate Logan Bailey each scored 13.

Lycoming 89, Marywood 82

At Williamsport, Darius Dangerfield and Markanthony Fidelis each scored

21 points to lead Lycoming College in the championship game of the Dutch Burch Tournament.

The Warriors led by 11 at halftime, but Marywood shot 53 percent from the field in the second half to rally. Jeremy Ringland scored

25 points for the Pacers (1-1) and Thomas Swartz had 19.

SUNY-Oneonta 91, Keystone 73

At Oneonta, New York, SUNY-Oneonta used a strong first half to earn a win.

The Red Dragons shot 54 percent in the first half to build a 50-36 halftime lead.

Jalen Flynn scored 16 points for the Giants (0-1) and Javonte Matthews and Ray Mills each scored 14.

Roanoke 90, Clarks Summit 47

At Grantham, Roanoke shot 55 percent from the field to roll to a win in the consolation game of the TownePlace Suites Tip-Off Tournament.

Roanoke held Clarks Summit to 5 of 21 shooting in the first half to build a 45-16 halftime lead.

Marcus Dixon scored

15 points for the Defenders (0-2) and Donovan McCrae and Reed Plantz each had

11 points.

Men’s soccer

Zachary Senft had two goals and an assist to lead Case Western Reserve to a 3-1 win over Keystone College in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament.

Ibrahim Tounkara gave Keystone (12-5-1) a lead with a goal in the ninth minute. Alex Besl tied the game early in the second half and Senft scored twice in the final

12 minutes for the Spartans. Erick Gomez had seven saves for Keystone.

Women’s basketball

Western Wayne graduate Rachel Carmody had

19 points and 10 rebounds as Misericordia University opened its season with a 74-54 win over Immaculata.

Tessa Zamolyi added

18 points for the Cougars (1-0), Leanne Forsyth had seven rebounds and six assists and Mid Valley graduate Erica Haefele also had six assists.

Keystone 78, John Jay 49

At La Plume, Maddy Moro had 24 points and 19 rebounds to give Keystone coach Kristina Danella her first win.

The Giants (1-1) led by four at halftime and pulled away with a 24-9 run in the third quarter. Khaliah Gordon hit three 3-pointers and scored 15 points for Keystone.

Wilkes 93, PSU-Hazleton 73

At Wilkes-Barre, Wilkes University shot 53 percent from the field in the first half to build a 20-point halftime lead.

Holy Cross graduate Gab Giordano scored 12 of 14 points in the first half for the Colonels (1-1). Giordano also had 12 rebounds and Ashley Carter scored a team-high

18 points.

Southern Maryland 96

PSU-Scranton 39

At Summerdale, Amaya Yancy scored 26 points and Chanelle Hayes had 25 points to lead the College of Southern Maryland on the second day of the Central Penn Tournament.

North Pocono grad Sarah Kaneski scored 10 points for Penn State Scranton (0-2) and was named to the

all-tournament team.

Football

Elijah Demosthene had three interceptions and returned one 95 yards for a touchdown as King’s College rolled to a 45-0 win over Wilkes University in the 23rd annual Mayor’s Cup game.

Tommy Klock threw for a touchdown and ran for two scores for the Monarchs

(5-5 overall, 4-4 MAC). Klock’s two touchdown runs gave King’s a 13-0 halftime lead. He then threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Gabe Boccella to cap a four-play, 67-yard drive. The Monarchs’ defense added another score when Myles Shelton returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Jordan Downes had

183 yards rushing and a touchdown for King’s and Old Forge graduate Mando Sallavanti had five tackles and 1½ sacks.

Lycoming 21, Misericordia 14

At Dallas, Elijah Shemory threw for a touchdown and ran for a score to lead Lycoming College.

Aaron Barry gave Misericordia (8-2, 7-1 MAC) a 7-0 lead with a 14-yard touchdown pass to Isaiah Williams. Justin Joseph and Shermory then each had a 2-yard touchdown run to give the Warriors a lead. Barry hit Sam Gillison for a 12-yard touchdown pass to tie the game at 14 with 2:29 left in the first half. But Lycoming drove 45 yards in eight plays and Shemory hit Brock Zollicoffer for a 10-yard touchdown pass with six seconds left in the half.

Dunmore graduate Garrett Murray had 11 tackles, half of a sack and an interception for Misericordia, Delaware Valley graduate Nikolai Kepple had five tackles and Wallenpaupack graduate Jake Nagle had four tackles.

Men’s cross country

The University of Scranton finished 27th at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regionals at DeSales. Chris Baldwin was 120th in 28:34 for the Royals, Jack Patwell was 140th in 28:49 and John Thomas Clark was 146th in 28:52.

■ Keystone College finished 46th at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regionals. Cameren Brice was 217th in 30:06 for Keystone, Lakeland graduate Mark Arzie was 282nd in 31:55 and Lakeland graduate Devin Diehl was 309th in 34:20.

Women’s cross country

The University of Scranton finished 19th at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regionals at DeSales. Scranton Prep graduate Rachel Kerr was 57th in 24:35 for the Royals, Holy Cross graduate Abigail Guziewicz was 59th in 24:37 and Emily de Onis was 117th in 25:33.

■ Honesdale graduate Diane Kille finished 266th in 29:06 for Keystone College at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regionals. Zoe Stephens was 273rd in 29:23 for the Giants and Julia Stapleton was 282nd in 30:02.

Men’s swimming

Dickinson defeated the University of Scranton,

167-94.

Matt Mills won the

100 breaststroke and

200 backstroke for the

Royals (3-2) and Michael

Ramsthaler was first in the 100 backstroke.

Women’s swimming

Dickinson defeated the University of Scranton,

143-119.

Lauren Byrne won three events for Scranton (4-1), finishing first in the 100 and 200 backstroke and the 200 IM. Marycate O’Sullivan, Amber Diehl and Scranton Prep graduate Audrey Campo each had an individual win for Scranton.

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