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DALLAS- Kenny Durling broke the Misercordia University career hits record with a grand slam in the sixth-inning to lead the Cougars to a 20-9 victory over Rutgers-Newark University at Tambur Field Tuesday.

The grand slam was Durling’s 216th career hit, which surpassed Nate Newman’s record of 215 set back in 2011.

Connor Moriarty went 3-for-4 from the plate with two triples, a double and seven RBI, while Joe Tagliarini chipped in two hits and four RBI.

Pete Doggett earned the victory on the mound, allowing four hits, three runs and striking out three in five innings of work.

The win moved Misericordia to a 15-3 conference record, which ties the Cougars for first place with DeSales in the Freedom Conference.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL Muhlenberg 4, Miseri 0 Muhlenberg 4, Miseri 0

Misericordia failed to get on base in the opener as Muhlenberg’s Kelsey Jones pitched a perfect game.

Jess Armillay was credited with the loss, allowing four hits in six innings of work.

In the nightcap, Mallory Getts recorded two hits for the Cougars, while Megan Hardy chipped in a hit.

WOMEN LACROSSE Wilkes 19, King’s 13

Sophomore Carley Smith surpassed the 100-goal mark for her career with a season-high seven goals as Wilkes defeated King’s.

With the win, the Lady Colonels earned a Freedom Conference Tournament berth for the first time in school history.

Krystina Villareal led King’s with four goals.

Brittaney Costigan stopped seven shots for Wilkes in the victory.

WOMEN’S TENNIS Misericordia 7, Cortland 2

Michelle Cameron, Cassie Foy and Breanne Phillips won their singles and doubles matches to lead Misericordia.

Emily Boro and Emily Hullings added singles wins for the Cougars.

H.S. BOYS VOLLEYBALL Wyoming Valley West 3, Berwick 0

John Butchko recorded 10 service points, four digs and 27 assists to lead Wyoming Valley West to a victory over Berwick.

Mark Burridge added nine service points, nine kills and seven digs, while Chris Spellman chipped in seven service points, two aces, eight kills, one block and 11 digs.


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Ber: Matt Cashman 4 kills, 6 digs, 1 block; Dayton Boyer 3 digs, 5 blocks, 15 assists;

WVW: John Butchko 10 service points, 4 digs, 27 assists; Mark Burridge 9 service points, 9 kills, 7 digs; Chris Spellman 7 service points, 2 aces, 8 kills, 1 block, 11 digs.

Holy Redeemer 3, Dallas 0

Alex Kotch recorded 20 service points, one assist and six digs to lead Holy Redeemer.

Brendan Leahigh added 11 kills, four blocks and six service points for the Royals.

Bryce Mattson led Dallas with three kills and two blocks.

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HR: Brendan Leahigh 11 kills, 4 blocks, 6 service points; Mike Morrison 7 kills, 7 blocks; Mike Prociak 10 kills; Alex Kotch 20 service points, 1 assist, 6 digs.

DAL: Bryce Mattson 3 kills, 2 blocks; J.J. McGovern 5 kills.

H.S. BOYS LACROSSE Delaware Valley 11, Crestwood 5

Steven Roberts, Kyle Morris and Jay Popson each recorded a goal and an assist in Crestwood’s loss to Delaware Valley Monday.

Drew Bobynskyj and Brian Collins added a goal apiece for Crestwood.

Scranton Prep 7, Tunkhannock 4

Matt Dymond, Sean Andres, Jensen Healey and Steve Nogick each scored a goal for Tunkhannock in the Tigers’ loss to Scranton Prep.

H.S. GIRLS LACROSSE Dallas 9, Crestwood 8

Cara Pricher tallied five goals to lead Dallas to a victory over Crestwood on Monday.

Kelsie Davis added two goals for Dallas, while Jill Viercinski and Madeline Mulhern each chipped in one goal. Mulhern also had two assists.

Lizzie Dessoye and Daniella Callaghan led Crestwood with three goals apiece.

Delaware Valley 13, Dallas 3

Madeline Mulhern scored all three goals for Dallas in its loss to Delaware Valley.

Allison Rismondo added five saves for Dallas.

H.S. BOYS TENNIS Crestwood 5, Wyoming Area 0

Crestwood won each match in straight sets to cruise to a victory over Wyoming Area.

Neil and Nikhil Patel shut out Tom Rose and Ken Morgan in their doubles match to lead Crestwood, who moved to 9-1 on the season.

Singles: Ross Gladey d. Nick Leon 6-1, 6-0; Alex Machalick d. Mike Werbin 6-0, 6-1; Rafael Estarada d. Aaron Carter 6-1, 6-2; Doubles: Neil Patel/Nikhil Patel d. Tom Rose/Ken Morgan 6-0, 6-0; Briley Marchetti/Ravi Dalsania d. Evan Rider/Mike Cipriani 6-1, 6-1.

Jim Thorpe 3, MMI Prep 2

MMI Prep won two of three singles matches in its loss to Jim Thorpe.

Justin Sheen earned a 6-1, 6-1 victory in his singles match, while Stephanie Pudish added a win in straight sets.

Singles: Justin Sheen (M) d. Kyle Bacher 6-1, 6-1; Stephanie Pudish (M) d. Dalton Becker 6-4, 6-2; Lou Squillace (JT) d. Billy Spear 6-2, 6-2. Doubles: Kyle Lawrence/Shane Bleicher-Otto (JT) d. Lew Dryfoos/Michael Eisenhart 6-3, 6-1; Brandon Huffman/Avery Magill (JT) d. Yusuf Qadri/Robbie Rosamelia 6-0, 6-0.

Tunkhannock 3, Dallas 2

Brent Christy and Cory Dulsky won singles matches for Tunkhannock. Gerard Mirabelli and Paul Roman earned a victory in doubles.

Aleksey Gitelson recorded the lone singles victory for the Mountaineers.

Singles: Brent Christy (T) d. Francois Ross 4-6, 6-4, 7-6; Cory Dulsky (T) d. Tyler Tuck 6-1, 6-3; Aleksey Gitelson (D) d. Colby Rome (T) 6-3, 6-4; Doubles: Frank Hullihan/Colton Powell (D) d. Dan Greenup/Tony Shao 6-0, 7-5; Gerard Mirabelli/Paul Roman (T) d. Anthony Deluca/Joseph Bevedino 6-2, 6-3.

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