DALLAS — A day after Hazleton Area pulled off a rally from two games down, the Dallas boys volleyball team repeated the feat.
The early season dramatics continued in the Wyoming Valley Conference as the Mountaineers dug out of a deep hole to beat rival Lake-Lehman 3-2 on Tuesday. Dallas won by scores of 23-25, 15-25, 25-21, 25-15, 15-11.
Bryce Mattson turned in a 17-kill performance for the Mounts, followed by 10 and nine for Alex Rubbuci and Patrick Madaya, respectively.
Brian Devine had nine kills for the Black Knights. Michael Hartman finished with 24 assists.
LL: Kevin Masters 15 service points, 12 digs; Michael Hartman 24 assists, 7 digs; Brian Devine 9 kills, 7 digs. DAL: Bryce Mattson 17 kills, 5 blocks; Patrick Madaya 9 kills, 6 blocks; Alex Rubbico 10 kills; James Delpriore 30 assists, 8 digs.
BOYS VOLLEYBALL Coughlin 3, Berwick 0
Andrey Borris and Mike Lewandowski combined for 23 kills and nine blocks as the Crusaders won.
Christopher Dennis had nine digs for Coughlin. Matt Cashman’s six kills paced Berwick.
BER: Matt Cashman 6 kills, 3 digs, 3 points, 1 block; Dayton Broyan 4 blocks, 12 assists. COU: Andrey Borris 14 kills, 6 points, 1 block, 1 dig; Mike Lewandowski 9 kills, 2 points, 8 blocks, 8 digs; Christopher Dennis 14 points, 1 assist, 9 digs.
Holy Redeemer 3, Hanover Area 0
Kenny Rexer’s 22 service points led the Royals (2-0) as they won their 69th consecutive conference match.
Jeremy Myslowski added 10 service points and Brendan Leahigh posted nine in the win.
HAN: Derek Brodginski 3 kills, 4 digs; Osmel Martinez 1 ace, 1 kill. HR: Kenny Rexer 4 aces, 1 assist, 1 dig; Jeremy Myslowski 4 kills, 1 block, 17 assists; Brendan Leahigh 10 kills, 1 block; Mike Prociak 11 kills, 1 block.
BOYS TENNIS Crestwood 5, Wyoming Valley West 0
Crestwood dropped just three games while opening its season with a victory over Wyoming Valley West at Hamilton Park.
Ross Gladey and Alex Machalick were perfect in their 12 games for the Comets (1-0).
The Spartans fall to 1-1 on the season.
Crestwood 5, Wyoming Valley West 0
Singles: Ross Gladey d. Pat Antall 6-0, 6-0; Alex Machalick d. Pierre DeWael 6-0, 6-0; Rafael Estrada d. Dan Miller 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles: Neil Patel/Nikhil Patel d. Chris Bloom/Brian Novitski 6-2, 6-0; Briley Marchetti/Joseph Popowicz d. Matt Finnegan/Nick Vitanovec 6-0, 6-0.
Seminary 5, Dallas 0
Henry Cornell and Will Xu each closed out their singles matches with 6-0 wins in the second set as Wyoming Seminary swept Dallas.
Matt Cartwright and Grant Klinger also posted a 6-0 second set during a doubles win for the Blue Knights.
Singles: Chris Kim d. Tyler Tuck 6-1, 6-2; Henry Cornell d. Aleksey Gitelson 6-2, 6-0; Will Xu d. Calton Powell 6-3, 6-0. Doubles: Matt Cartwright/Grant Klinger d. Steve Wempa/Frank Hullihen 6-1, 6-0; Matt Obeid/Moritz Haggeman d. Frank Bevevino/Nick Muldoon 6-0, 6-1.
Berwick 4, Coughlin 1
Luke Whitenight and Dominic Scicchitano each dropped one game in victories for the Bulldogs.Troy Bankus won a dramatic three-setter at No. 3 singles for the Crusaders.
Singles: Luke Whitenight (B) d. Ben Manarski 6-1, 6-0; Dominic Scicchitano (B) d. John Jones 6-1, 6-0; Troy Bankus (C) d. Arlinson Reyes 7-5, 5-7, 7-5.Doubles: Cole Gordner/Nick Oliver (B) d. Sergey Svintozelski/Ryan Hutz 6-0, 6-2; Guseppe Baratta/James Garringer (B) d. Nate Sienkiewicz/Xavier Fisher 6-1, 6-1.