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BETHLEHEM — The Wilkes University women’s basketball team ended its seven-game losing skid when it defeated John Jay College of Criminal Justice 59-53 in the consolation game of the 13th annual Roosevelt’s Moravian Winter Classic on Saturday.

Elena Stambone wa snamed to the all-tournament team and led Wilkes in scoring with 19 points, nailing three three-pointers, while Chelsea Brown finished with nine points and nine rebounds.

The Colonels will return to action Monday at 7 p.m., when they host Juniata in a non-conference matchup.

King’s 87, Gwynedd-Mercy 83

King’s overcame a 12-point deficit and rallied for a victory over host Gwynedd-Mercy.

Marissa Manning led King’s with 20 points, nine rebounds, two assists and two blocks, while Jennifer Fabian followed with 18 points, four rebounds and two assists.


Scranton 83, Wilkes 68

Scranton earned a victory over Wilkes in the final game of the Cross County Challenge.

Wilkes’ Steve Stravinski was named to the all-tournament team after netting 17 points on 4-for-5 shooting from long range. Alec Wizar contributed a team-high 18 points.

Misericordia 68, St. Joseph’s 65

Cael Evans led four players in double figures as Misericordia earned a win over St. Joseph’s in the opener of the Catholic University Holiday Inn Classic.

Evans had 13 points and a game-high eight rebounds, while Steve Ware added 11 points. Erik Kerns and Matt Greene both posted 10 points.

Marywood 77, King’s 68

Marywood pulled off a victory over King’s on the final day of the Cross County Challenge.

Joe Caffrey topped King’s with 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists, while Tim O’Shea also added 15 points.


Misericordia places fourth

Misericordia finished fourth in the four-team field of Tampa Relay Carnival.

Pete Kolokithias, Thomas Scott, Bobby Jacobs and Chris Gleason led MU with a fifth-place finish in the 800 free relay (7:39.67).


Misericordia places sixth

Misericordia finished sixth in the six-team field at the University of Tampa Relay Carnival.

Bree Grzech, Amanda Stammherr, Brittany Luzik and Dani Blass led MU with a seventh place finish in the 400 medley relay (4:18.11).


King’s loses two

King’s lost a pair of matches as part of the PA/NY Duals with a 24-20 final against RIT and dropping a 30-11 decision to SUNY Oswego in the nightcap.

King’s held a 20-18 lead going into the final match against RIT, but a pin scored on Elijah Gresham to secured the win for RIT.

Jamie Scarantino (125) earned a pinfall win for the Monarchs.

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