CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After more inclement weather postponed Sunday’s doubleheader, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and Charlotte Knights will play doubleheaders today and Tuesday.
Today’s first game is scheduled for 5:15 p.m. at Knights Stadium. Both games will be seven innings.
Wilkes drops DH
Wilkes dropped a doubleheader with 9-8 and 4-0 losses to Marywood University at the Ralston Athletic Complex.
Alysha Bixler had two hits including a two-run homer for the Colonels, while Michelle Coyle added two hits and three RBI in Game 1.
Laykin Hughes was credited with the loss in the circle, allowing five hits and one earned run in three innings.
Haylie Phillips pitched seven innings and lost her first game of the season from the circle in Game 2 as the Colonels couldn’t get anything going offensively.
COLLEGE MEN’S TENNIS
Misericordia 9, Bryn Athyn 0
Sal Saraniti, Robert Knipper, Tony Goodall, Nick Hendry and A.J. Grasso won both their sinlges and doubles matches for Misericordia as the Cougars finished off the season with a shutout victory over Bryn Athyn.
COLLEGE WOMEN’S TENNIS
Misericordia 9, Bryn Athyn 0
Emily Boro, Emily Gherghel, Emily Hulling, Brittany Bressler and Rachel Bossler all won in both their singles and doubles matches to lead Misericordia to a shutout victory over Bryn Athyn in its final match of the regular season.
The Cougars will face off against King’s College on the road Wednesday in the Freedom Conference semifinals.
COLLEGE MEN’S GOLF
MU third at tourney
Jeff Slanovec finished second and earned Rookie of the Year honors to lead the Misericordia to a third-place finish at the Freedom Conference Championships at Hershey Country Club.
Slanovec shot a 77 and finished with a two-day total of 158.
Leo Moran, Jordan Wollenberg and Adam DePorter placed 16th, 22nd and 24th for the Cougars.
Jeremy Nolt shot a two-day total of 162 and finished fifth to lead Wilkes to a seventh-place finish.
With his top-five finish, Nolt earned All-Freedom Conference honors.
Michael Daubert and Arlindo Isidoro tied for 27th shooting a two-day total of 175 for the Colonels.
COLLEGE WOMEN’S GOLF
Fife leads Misericordia
Jillian Fife shot a 106 and finished tied for 16th to lead Misericordia University to a third-place finish at the MAC Championships at Golden Oaks Golf Club in Fleetwood.
Erin Kain and Darian Reimer finished tied for 18th, while Alexe Rice added a 21st place finish for the Cougars.
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
Cougars take tournament
Hazleton Area dominated the Blue Mountain Tournament on Saturday, compiling 31 hits, 23 runs and earning victories over Berks Catholic, 12-4, and Fleetwood, 11-1.
Maria Trivelpiece earned the win from the circle in the semifinals against Berks Catholic, allowing three hits and striking out two in five innings. Trivelpiece also ripped two RBI triples to lead Hazleton Area in the victory.
In the championship game against Fleetwood, Samantha Varela pitched a complete game, allowing one run, six hits and striking out two.
Hazleton Area1017120- 12
Berks Catholic0012010- 4
WP - Trivelpiece (3-0), 5IP, 3H, 2BB, 2K, 3R, 0ER
LP - Erika Vogel (6-2), 7IP, 15H, 2BB, 3K, 12R, 10ER
Hazleton Area0120431- 11
WP - Samantha Varela (2-0), 7IP, 6H, 0BB, 2K, 1R, 1ER
LP - Hailey Sell (5-4), 5IP, 13H, 0BB, 0K, 7R, 4ER
H.S. BOYS LACROSSE
Crestwood swept Saturday
Steven Roberts logged nine goals and two assists as Crestwood dropped a pair of games Saturday to Danville, 28-16, and Selinsgrove, 20-7.
Jay Popson added seven goals and one assist in two games for Crestwood, while Brian Collins chipped in one goal and nine assists.
Ryan Coslett and Kyle Morris recorded three goals apiece in the losses.