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WILKES-BARRE – The Wilkes University women's basketball team was edged by DeSales 63-60 Saturday at the Marts Center in Freedom Conference action.

Wilkes was led by Elena Stambone's 23-point effort. Megan Kazmerski added 17, shooting 4-of-8 from behind the arc.

The Lady Colonels return to play 7 p.m. Monday when they host PSU Hazleton at the Marts Center.

FDU-Florham 81, King's 59

Katlin Michaels led King's with 21 points, six rebounds, and four assists in a road loss to FDU-Florham. Marissa Manning had 12 points and three rebounds and Celia Rader added 10 points and six rebounds.

Misericordia 72, Manhattanville 64

Nikki Baro had 19 points as Misericordia improved to 5-0 with a win at Manhattanville.

Lauren Smicherko added 18 points and nine rebounds, Tyann McDaniel had 11 points, Kayla Sileo had 10 points and Hannah Seely added a team-high 13 rebounds.

LCCC 67, Delaware CCC 32

Coach Will Miller recorded his 100th win in the victory.

Theresa Kalinay led LCCC with 21 points while Michelle Bugonowicz scored 16 points and Michelle Gitkos totaled 12 points.

FDU-Florham 59, King's 56

Despite 23 points from senior Matt Fiorino, King's lost to host FDU-Florham in Freedom Conference action.

Tom Heston added six points and also grabbed a team-high six rebounds while Pat O'Donnell scored a career-high six points.

DeSales 85, Wilkes 68

Visiting DeSales defeated Wilkes University at the Marts Center.

Chris Shovlin led Wilkes with a game-high 25 points, five rebounds and five assists. Tyler Breznitsky had 17 points.

Delaware CCC 85, LCCC 59

Chris O'Connor totaled 18 points in the LCCC loss to DCCC.

Iawante Ricks contributed to the LCCC effort with 14 points while Shaq Rolle scored 10 points.

Misericordia opens season

Misericordia opened its indoor season at Ursinus.

Marina Orrson led the Cougars with a first-place finish in the mile to qualify for the ECAC championships. Rachael Rutkoski was second in the pole vault and Jill Dunn was second in the triple jump.

Misericordia opens season

Benny Delgado and Juwan Petties-Jackson had runner-up finishes to lead Misericordia at its season-opening meet at Ursinus.

Skyler Gerrity was third in the pole vault and David McLean was third in the mile.

Wilkes finishes fourth

Wilkes finished fourth at the Messiah Petrofes Tournament as freshman Guesseppe Rea was crowned the 125-pound champion at Messiah College.

Other Wilkes wrestlers included Myzar Mendoza, Mark Misczenski, John Lynch, Sean Lombardi, Phil Racciato, Levi Veppert and Dave Oberrender.

Misericordia places second

Doug Ranson and Adam Grzech each won three events to lead Misericordia to a second-place finish at the Diamond City Invitational at the Wilkes-Barre CYC.

Ranson won the 100 breaststroke (59.88) and 200 breaststroke (2:11.32), and Grzech won the 100 back (53.06) and 100 free (48.78).

Misericordia places third

Bree Grzech won two events to lead Misericordia to a third-place finish at the Diamond City Invitational at the Wilkes-Barre CYC.

Grzech broke her own school record (2:10.35) to win the 200 back and added a win in the 100 back (59.56).

Brittany Luzik (2:17.71) set a school record to win the 200 fly. Brianna Hiltey, Megan Mylett and Taylor Grenier finished third, sixth and eighth, respectively.

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