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Coach: Scott Lenio (16th year)

2012 Record: 12-3, AAA WVC Champions, District 2 3A runner-up

Home Court: Wright Township Park

Key Losses: Kiana Thompson, Christina Perry, Melanie Snyder, Melanie Kobela

Key Players: Kristi Bowman, Sr.; Brittany Stanton, Sr.; Jenn Snyder, Sr.; Rebecca Price, Sr.; Grace Hao, Sr.; Stephanie Maichin, Sr.; Christine Maichin, Sr.

Coach’s Outlook: “We have returning experience in the one and two singles positions. We need to replace our third singles position as well as our first and second doubles spots. We would like to be competitive for a playoff spot in the WVC 3A division.”


Coach: Teresa Popielarski, (11th year)

2012 Record: 9-4

Home Court: Plains Municipal Park

Key Losses: Becca Elmy, Mykela Pacurariu, Julia Denellier

Key Players: Dana Schneider, Sr.; Alia Sod, Sr.; Kristi Pearage, So.

Coach’s Outlook: “I think they’re going to do a great job and play very hard. They’re very competitive and they’re one of the hardest working team I’ve ever coached. We’re going to have a good season.”

Hazleton Area

Coach: Amber Corrado (9th year)

2012 Record: 7-6

Home Court: Hazleton Area High School

Key Losses: Erica Gula, Iqura Mahmood

Key Players: Alexa Austin, Sr.; Mira Wise, Sr.; Rachel Ferguson, Sr.; Hifza Saeed, Sr.; Grazia Devita, Sr.

Coach’s Outlook: “My seniors are looking good. We just need a little work on technique and play a little bit more competitively with other schools.”

Pittston Area

Coach: Kim Collins (11th year)

2012 Record: 2-11

Home Court: Mattei Middle School

Key Losses: Miranda Warunek

Key Players: Haleigh Zurek, Sr.; Elaina Menichelli, Jr.; Claudia Shandra, Jr.; Tatiana Supinski, Sr.; Kari Scull, Jr.; Kristen Capitano, Jr.; Sara O’Hop, Jr.

Coach’s Outlook: “We have four girls starting who are new to the responsibility so it will take some time for us to gain court experience, which will help us down the road.”

Wyoming Valley West

Coach: Jim Zimmerman (18th year)

2012 Record: 6-7

Home Court: Hamilton Park

Key Losses: Christa Talpash, Devin Ryman

Key Players: Laura Monto, Jr.; Emily Cosett, Jr.

Coach’s Outlook: “We’re a young team so we’re going to use this year as a learning experience to get better for the future.”



Coach: Trinell Bull (31st year)

2012 Record: 6-7

Home Court: Berwick High School

Key Losses: Kasey Bacher, Julia Fonte, Erica Robbins, Kenzie Goulstone, Whitley Culver

Key Players: Xiomara Salazar, Sr.; Kayla Davis, So.; Zoe Zajac, So.; Felicia Canouse, Fr.; Gabi Popko, Fr.; Linda Thelemaque, So.; Bennett Lipski, So.; Mary Kramer, So.

Coach’s Outlook: “I’m looking for improvement in the girls each match we play. Given the young team that we have, next year we should be much stronger. The biggest strength for our team is their enthusiasm and eagerness to learn.”


Coach: Joe Pugliese (2nd year)

2012 Record: 10-3

Home Court: Dallas High School

Key Losses: Dana Yu, Bridget Boyle, Cara Pritcher

Key Players: Grace Schaub, Jr.; Haley Wilcox, Sr.; Kajal Patel, Jr.; Lauren Butruce, Sr.

Coach’s Outlook: “I only have one full-time starter returning, so we’re very inexperienced this year.”


Coach: Abdullah Azad (5th year)

2012 Record: 0-13

Home Court: Barney Farms

Key Losses: None

Key Players: Raquel Sosa, Jr.; Diane Lopez, Jr.; Vanessa Castillo, Jr.

Coach’s Outlook: “I want all the girls to get experience. I’m preparing them for the districts.”

Hanover Area

Coach: Terry Schnee (26th year)

2012 Record: 2-11

Home Court: Hanover Area High School

Key Losses: Kati McManus

Key Players: Emily Rinehimer, Sr.; Elise House, Sr.; Gabrielle Keating, Jr.; Shelby Tencza, So.; Lauren Richmond, So.; Marissa Kremenic, Jr.

Coach’s Outlook: “We’re hoping to keep moving up the ladder in the win column with the experience in the singles. Once we get the doubles nailed down, we should be more competitive as a team and hopefully that will translate to more wins.”

Holy Redeemer

Coach: Joe Suchocki (3rd year)

2012 Record: 11-2

Home Court: Kirby Park

Key Losses: Fallyn Boich, Nell Chmil, Beth Chmil, Leanne Tabit, Trisha Harenza

Key Players: Megan McGraw, So.; Emily Kabalka, Sr.; Angela Malinovich, So.; Natalie Coffee, Jr.; Hannah Thornton, Jr.

Coach’s Outlook: “I’m hoping to have a rebuilding year and end up with a winning record.”

MMI Prep

Coach: Mark Dryfoos (2nd year)

2012 Record: 6-7

Home Court: MMI Prep High School

Key Losses: Gabriella Lobitz

Key Players: Stephanie Pudish, Sr.; Claire Sheen, Jr.; Gaby Becker, Jr.

Coach’s Outlook: “I think the team will do very well if they continue to work hard.”


Coach: Jeff Underwood (4th year)

2012 Record: 2-11

Home Court: Tunkhannock High School

Key Losses: Marlena Chesner, Becky Mills, Jennifer Grasso

Key Players: Jill Patton, Jr.; Brianna Grey, So.; Haley Puterbaugh, So.

Coach’s Outlook: “It’s going to be a building year and a positive experience for the girls. It should be fun and we’ll try to bring their games to the next level.”

Wyoming Area

Coach: Tiffany Callaio (2nd year)

2012 Record: 5-8

Home Court: On road this season

Key Losses: Valerie Bott

Key Players: Anna Thomas, So.; Kierstin Grillo, So.; Julia Gober, Sr.; Julia Banas, Jr.; Lauren Perry, So.; Maddie Ambruso, Jr.; Sam Williams, Jr.

Coach’s Outlook: “We only lost one senior, so we’re hoping our experience shows. We’re hoping for a .500 season, as 5-8 was the best record ever for our young program.”

Wyoming Seminary

Coach: Allison Joanlanne (2nd year)

2012 Record: 13-0

Home Court: Wyoming Seminary

Key Losses: Anita Ghosh

Key Players: Natalie Joanlanne, Jr.; Madison Nardone, Jr.; Jacqui Meuser, So.; Alex Cuddy, So.; Megan Obeid, So.

Coach’s Outlook: “Our goal is to win districts and be undefeated. We hope we can achieve that.”

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