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NANTICOKE — Nanticoke and Northwest advanced Saturday to the championship game of the Trojan Classic at Ted Hiller Park.

Nanticoke defeated Dallas 7-3 as Tyler Myers had a double and two RBI and scored twice. Morgan Higgs had a two and two RBI for the Trojans. Sebastian Maul added two hits and an RBI. Joe Olszyk struck out five and surrendered two earned runs over four innings for the victory.

Bill Gately had two hits and two RBI for Dallas. Brian Stepniak had a hit and an RBI.

Northwest topped Lake-Lehman 12-7. Kevin Volkel was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and three RBI. Devon Mazonkey added a double and single. Dan Samuelvich picked up the win on the mound.

Cody Parashack had a hit and two RBI for Lehman. Kahill Carey singled.

Dallas and Lehman will play at 1 p.m. today in the consolation game. Nanticoke and Northwest play at 4 p.m. for the title.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LACROSSE Mifflinburg 13, Dallas 6

The Mountaineers opened their season with a loss to Mifflinburg.

Cara Pricher scored four goals and Madeline Mulhern scored two goals in the loss, while Allison Rismondo recorded nine saves in goal for Dallas.

Selinsgrove 24, Dallas 14

Selingsgrove defeated the Mountaineers in Dallas’ second game of the day.

Madeline Mulhern scored nine goals while Cara Pricher added three goals and Julia Baloh and Jill Viercinski chipped in with one goal each.

Allison Rismondo had sixteen saves in goal. Sarah Moyer of Selingsgrove scored eleven goal for the Lady Seals.

Hill School 14, Wyoming Seminary 10

Emily Granger recorded four goals and two assists in the Blue Knights loss.

Amanda Schwartz contributed to the Wyoming Seminary effort with two goals and three assists, while Kristen Mericle had three goals and two assists.

COLLEGE BASEBALL DeSales sweeps Wilkes

In game one of a doubleheader, Wilkes fell to DeSales 6-5.

Carmen Lopresto and Dan Pisanchyn had two hits each while Brandon Michael garnered the tough-luck loss going five innings allowing three earned runs and five hits on three strikeouts.

In game two, DeSales grabbed a quick lead with a five run first and a single tally in the second frame to defeat Wilkes 7-2.

Marcus Leaf led the Colonel offense with two hits while Patrick Condo went four innings suffering the loss on the mound.

King’s tops Delaware Valley

The King’s College bats swatted Delaware Valley in a doubleheader, as the Monarchs won 12-5 and 18-5.

Anthony Lizzi led the way for the Monarch offense in the first game with a 3-for-4 performance with three RBI and two runs, while Chris Sweeney added a pair of hits while driving in two.

In the nightcap, the King’s offense was paced by a 4-for-5 day from Chris Sweeney with four RBI and four runs.

Chris DeCarlo added three hits with a run and an RBI. Lizzi also added three hits.


King’s 16, Bethany 2

King’s scored four goals in each period for a convincing victory.

Mike O’Brien topped the Monarchs with four goals while Max Malloy added two goals.

A.J. Bungert, Carl Santoro, and Marshall Hardy tallied one goal and one assist apiece to add to the Monarch attack.

Elizabethtown 6, Misericordia 2

Misericordia could not get its offense going as the Cougars fell to Elizabethtown.

Adam Lehnhard and Nick Santillo each scored a goal for the Cougars.


Wilkes 16, Rosemont 0

Six Colonels scored at least one goal as Wilkes posted a shutout over visiting Rosemont.

Gabby Ford and Carley Smith led the attack with four goals each, while Tori Kerr followed with three tallies, and Madeleine Brownsey and Kheiri both finished with two goals.

Scranton 16, King’s 7

Host Scranton opened a 11-2 halftime lead en route to a victory.

Amanda Harney paced King’s with four goals, one assist, and three ground balls while Chelsea Manes, Mariah Masciarelli, and Krystina Villarreal added one goal each for the Monarchs.


Misericordia drops pair

Misericordia could not get its bats going, dropping a twinbill against Manhattanville, 2-1 and 3-0.

Kristi Seiler went 2-for-3 and recorded the Cougars’ lone RBI to lead the MU offense while Mallory Getts went 2-for-4 in the first game.

In game two, Jess Armillay scattered seven hits and three runs (two earned) over six innings while striking out three and walking six for MU.

DeSales sweeps Wilkes

Wilkes dropped a pair of games at DeSales to open Freedom Conference play 7-6 and 6-4.

Kait Brown led the Wilkes offense with two hits and two runs. Brooke Chapin suffered the loss in the circle going 6.1 innings allowing seven runs on 16 hits while striking out one.

Jordan Borger finished 2-for-3 with two RBI in the second game, while Alex Hoops added one hit and two RBI for Wilkes.


King’s 9, Albright 0

Tonny Bevevino and Jake Rohring both took singles wins and teamed up for a doubles triumph for King’s, while Bobby Buttafogo and Chris DiMino also both won singles and doubles.

King’s 8, Lebanon Valley 1

King’s added a victory over Lebanon Valley for a sweep of matches Saturday.

Andrew Panzitta won in singles while the doubles teams of Matt Grassi and Jordan Furdock, along with P.T. Romano and Brandon Franklin each won one doubles bout. Andrew McMaster added a win in singles for the Monarchs.


Misericordia 7, Lycoming 2

Four Cougars were double-winners on the day as the Misericordia rolled to a victory at Lycoming.

Michelle Cameron (6-0, 6-0) and Cassie Foy (6-1, 6-1) each rolled to victories in first and second singles. Emily Gherghel earned a strong 6-2, 6-0 win at third singles and combined with Emily Hullings for a dominant 8-0 victory at second doubles.

King’s 6, Albirght 3

King’s rallied to win five of the six singles contests as the Monarchs posted a victory over visiting Albright.

Sara Lynn and Madeline Griffin earned King’s lone doubles victory, but the Monarchs stepped up their play in singles.


Misericordia third in relay

Misericordia University men’s track and field team wrapped up two days of competition at the Washington and Lee Track and Field Carnival.

The 3,200 relay team of Jarrett Higley, Mikael Hause, AJ Limongelli, and Johnny Gibbons finished third overall, while freshman Nik Atkins earned a fifth-place finish in the triple jump.

Carl Daubert finished 10th in the 400 hurdles and Joe Ardo was 13th in the shot put.


Orrson sets MU mark

Marina Orrson set a new school record in the 10,000-meter run as Misericordia completed two days of competition at the Washington & Lee Track and Field Carnival.

Orrson’s time of 36:41.14, one of the top times in the nation this year, was good enough for second place and also surpassed the ECAC qualifying mark.

Bridget Comiskey finished fifth in the 800, while Steph Grow was fifth in the 400. Alex Miller placed 13th in the 10,000 (40:46.77), while Bianca Bolton was 22nd in the 1,500 (5:12.00).

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