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LEHMAN TWP. — Penn State Wilkes-Barre men’s cross country team won the men’s race at the PSUAC Penn State Wilkes-Barre meet on Saturday afternoon.

The team was led by overall winner, Jason Carey, who finished first with a time of 27:15.

Sophomore Emily Pszeniczny medaled in women’s race, finishing third overall.


King’s advances four

King’s placed two individuals and two doubles teams in the semifinals of the Scranton Fall Tennis Invitational.

Jake Rohring, Tony Bevevino have reached the singles semifinals, while in doubles, the teams of Bevevino and Rohring as well as George Parkhurts and Stephen Brand have reached the semifinals.

Tennis begins Sunday at 9 a.m. at Scranton.

Wilkes has strong showing

Wilkes started the Scranton Invitational with a strong showing, sending eight singles players and three doubles teams to the semifinals.

Steven Wilson scored a win while Max Appello also was a winner in the quarterfinals.

In doubles competition, the duo of Wilson and Alex Makos scored an 8-6 victory to reach the semifinals.


Misericordia advances athletes

Misericordia advanced two doubles teams and one singles players to the finals of the Goucher Invitational.

Cassie Foy won twice to reach the finals at singles, and Emily Gherghel and Meghan Meyers advanced to the finals at second doubles, along with Kianna Gough and Carly Donnelly.


Eastern 5, King’s 4

King’s dropped a hard-fought decision to reigning Freedom Conference champion Eastern.

Alyssa Monaghan recorded two goals in the effort for the Monarchs.


Messiah 3, Misericordia 0

Messiah broke a scoreless tie midway through the first and added a pair of second-half insurance goals in a win over Misericordia.


Misericordia 1, Arcadia 0

Junior Megan Mahoney scored in the 76th minute to help lead Misericordia to a win over visiting Arcadia.

Lebanon Valley 4, King’s 0

King’s fell to visiting Lebanon Valley.

Jessica Natale took the loss in net for King’s making five saves in the first half, while Lauren Duguid played the second half for the Monarchs, making two stops.


Wilkes 3, New Jersey City 0

Wilkes used a win over New Jersey City to finish a perfect 3-0 at the Keystone Invitational. Wilkes was declared the overall champion of the tournament.

The Colonels took the match by scores of 25-20, 25-12, and 25-18, with Ally Paskas leading the offense with 14 kills and 11 digs, while Casey Bohan followed with 10 kills.

King’s wins tri-meet

King’s swept a tri-meet from visiting St. Joseph’s College of Brooklyn, along with Medgar Evers College.

The Monarchs bested St. Joseph’s by scores of 25-19, 25-23, 25-16, before downing Medgar Evers 25-14, 25-14, 25-10.

Jessica Carr had 13 kills and six digs against St. Joseph’s, while Alexa Nelson had seven kills against Medgar Evers.

Misericordia goes 1-1 at Lycoming

Misericordia split two matches at the Lycoming Invitational.

The Cougars swept Penn College 25-16, 25-14, 25-12, Friday, before losing to St. Mary’s (Md.), 25-17, 26-24, 25-16.

Against Penn, Meghan Stack had seven kills and 15 digs. Against St. Mary’s, Nicole Tagerty recorded 25 assists.

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