WVC Roundup: Crestwood Tops Coughlin To Open Boys Soccer Season
At Coughlin, reigning Citizens’ Voice Player of the year Hubert Herrera played a role in all four of Crestwood’s goals (1G-3A) in a 4-0 win on Friday in the WVC boys soccer season opener for both teams.
FIRST HALF: Sean Murphy (Cre) from Hubert Herrera, 35:00; Max Gariano (Cre) from herrera, 26:00. SECOND HALF: Murphy (Cre) from Herrera, 25:00; Herrera (Cre) from Hunter Rolles 15:00.
SHOTS: Cre 23, Cou 10. SAVES: Cre 3, Cou 13. CORNERS: Cre 5, Cou 0.
Dallas 6, Pittston Area 0
At Pittston Area, Zach Holthaus recorded a hat trick to lead Dallas to a victory in the season opener for both teams.
FIRST HALF: Zach Holthaus (Dal) from Joey Nardone, 39:25; Ben Emershaw (Dal) from Mansour Abdo, 29:30; Holthaus (Dal) from Alex Solano, 6:55. SECOND HALF: Abdo (Dal) from Beaudyn Lewis, 31:01; Jake Hockenberry (Dal) from Joey Nardone, 12:03; Holthaus (Dal) unassisted, 8:33.
SHOTS: Dal 24, PA 1. SAVES: Dal 1 (Kyle Greenwood), PA 8 (Kyle Moldzienski). CORNERS: Dal 8, PA 1.
Tunkhannock 3, Montrose 1
At Tunkhannock, Alex Paduck and Bobby Miroslaw both scored in the first half to erase an early deficit and spark the Tigers to a win.
FIRST HALF: Chris Miller (Mon) from Jason Smith, 5:00; Alex Paduck (Tun) from Eddie Melan, 26:00; Bobby Miroslaw (Tun) from Melan, 1:00. SECOND HALF: Melan (Tun) from Drew DiMeolo, 71:00.
SHOTS: Mon 12, Tun 18. SAVES: Mon 10 (Ethan Hitchcock), Tun 8 (Ethan Munley). CORNERS: Mon 3, Tun 5.
At Berwick, Emily Ouimett scored the match’s lone goal for Berwick in a 1-0 win over Valley West in the opener for both teams.
FIRST HALF: Emily Ouimett (Ber) from Renny Murphy, 35:00.
SHOTS: VW 7, Ber 10. SAVES: VW 6 (Zavada), Ber 6 (Michaels). CORNERS: VW 2, Ber 1.
Dallas 7, Pittston Area 0
At Dallas, Ali Francis scored six goals in the Mountaineers’ shutout of Pittston Area. Olivia Delevan scored the other goal for Dallas.
FIRST HALF: Ali Francis (Dal) PK, 29:38; Francis (Dal) from Kaitlyn Conrad, 6:09. SECOND HALF: Francis (Dal) PK, 26:19; Francis (Dal) PK, 19:50; Olivia Delevan (Dal) unassisted, 15:46; Francis (Dal) unassisted, 6:21; Francis (Dal) unassisted, 3:38.
SHOTS: Dal 34, PA. CORNERS: Dal 6, PA 3. SAVES: Dal (Sarah Krokos, Jensen Meade) 4, PA (West) 15.
At Kirby Park, Holy Redeemer swept Tunkhannock on Friday in girls tennis with singles wins by Camryn Cassetori, Tea Amerise and Cassie Benderavich.
SINGLES: 1. Camryn Cassetori (HR) over Jillian Landon (Tunk) 6-0, 6-1; 2. Tea Amerise (HR) over Jenna Laughinghouse (Tunk) 6-0, 6-0; 3. Cassie Benderavich (HR) over Megan Keiser (Tunk) 6-3, 6-0. DOUBLES: 1. Sonal Garg/Carissa Benderavich (HR) over Emily Martin/Naomi Strohl (Tunk) 6-2, 7-5; 2. Jenna Biago/Jordan Stochala (HR) over Ashley Kenia/Jordana Bach 6-2, 4-6, (10-5).
At Wyoming Area, the Warriors powered to a 10-0 shutout on opening day of WVC field hockey.
Lauren Parente scored four goals and had an assist in the effort, Toni Minichello had two goals and an assist, and Kayla Kiwak had a goaland two assists.
FIRST HALF: Toni Minichello (WA) from Kayla Kiwak, 27:42; Lauren Parente (WA) from Toni Minichello, 21:35; Alana Aufiere (WA) unassisted, 10:11; Kiwak (WA) from Kari Melberger, 8:18; Parente (WA) unassisted, 5:20. SECOND HALF: Melberger (WA) from Kiwak, 26:38; Mackenzie Switzer (WA) from Parente, 24:34; Parente (WA) unassisted, 10:49; Minichello (WA) unassisted, 8:45; Parente (WA) unassisted, 6:55.
SHOTS: WA 52, GAR 0. CORNERS: WA 12, GAR 0. SAVES: WA (Ellie Glatz, Kelly Casterline) 0, GAR (Dakota Leach, Reilly Holden) 19.
At Holy Redeemer, Julia Andrejko and Liv Moore had a balanced match, combining for 14 kills and 17 points, as the reigning district champs opened the season with a 3-0 sweep of Pittston Area. Samantha Carr added four kills.
For Pittston Area, Emma Coles had six service points. Tiara George had six assists.
PITTSTON AREA 13 13 7 — 0 HOLY REDEEMER 25 25 25 — 3
Lake Lehman 3, Meyers 0
At Lake Lehman, the host Black Knights scored a sweep to open the season.
Autumn Savitski paced Lake-Lehman’s offense with nine kills while Corrina Scoblick had nine points from the service line. Macenzi Barker had 11 blocks defensively.
Da’Nayia Ballard had nine kills for Meyers.
MEYERS16 17 9 — 0 LAKE-LEHMAN25 25 25 — 3
North Pocono 4, MMI Prep 1
MMI took a set off North Pocono, but the Trojans closed out the match to get the four-set win. Summer Evancho had eight kills, nine serves, eight digs and two aces for MMI, Julie Amentler contributed eight kills six digs and three assists, and Kim Amentler added eight assists and six digs.
For North Pocono, Madison Opolka had 14 assists and three aces and Lily Thompson had six kills, an assist and five digs. Kelcey Kline had six kills and two aces. Ava Craig added seven kills and three aces.
NORTH POCONO23 25 26 25 — 4 MMI PREP25 11 24 22— 1
At Irem Country Club, Danny Polacheck carded an even-par 36 to receive medalist honors and help Valley West beat Pittston Area, 177-185, on Friday.
Nick Scavo paced the Patriots with a 42.
PITTSTON AREA: Nick Scavo 42, Derek Cunius 45, Dylan Burwell 48, Zach Valeski 50.
VALLEY WEST: Danny Polacheck 36, Jakob Razvillas 44, Zachary Buzinkai 46, Jeff Falcheck 51.
Lake-Lehman 172, Hanover Area 178
At Wyoming Valley Country Club, the Hawks’ Kyleen McCance took medalist honors at 1-over 36, but the Black Knights took the match thanks to a pair of 40s from Bobby Lugiano and Tanner Harry.
LAKE-LEHMAN: Bobby Lugiano 40, Tanner harry 40, Michael Sholtis 44, Bryce Burgit 48.
HANOVER AREA: Kyleen McCance 36, Auggie George 44, Matt Barber 45, Mollie Corbett 53.
Wyoming Area 172, Meyers 194;
Wyoming Area 172, GAR 258
At Fox Hill, the Warriors picked up a pair of wins in a tri-match thanks to four scores of 45 or better.
Joey Polanowski carded a 44 for Meyers.
WYOMING AREA: Cole Coolbaugh 41, Chase Yochem 43, Mike Orleski 43, Joe Chiampi 45.
MEYERS: Joey Polanowski 44, Jack Gilgallon 50, Jake Ostrowski 50, Julian Sperazza 51.
GAR: Alfonso Francisco 60, Van Bui 62, Daniel Perez 67, Yasmany Batista 69.