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TUNKHANNOCK — Adam Billings had three aces and a team-high 14 kills as Tunkhannock rallied at home to defeat Dallas 3-2 in Wyoming Valley Conference boys volleyball Monday.

Match scores were 25-21, 18-25, 20-25, 25-15, 15-12 as the Tigers improved to 3-1 in the WVC.

Bryce Mattson had six aces and 20 kills for the Mountaineers (2-3).

Coughlin 3, Nanticoke 0

The Crusaders won the battle of league unbeatens 25-16, 25-23, 25-22 to move to 5-0 in the WVC.

Danny Sales paced the win with 14 kills, 12 assists, three digs and 12 points.

The Trojans are now 3-1. Ed Lukowski had 22 assists in the loss.


Wyoming Seminary 15, Pittston Area 8

The Blue Knights improved to 2-1 in the WVC.

The Patriots fell to 0-2.


Hazleton Area 7, Allentown Central Catholic 4

Sam Varela had a single, double and triple, and Celine Podlesny drove in three runs as the Cougars won Sunday.


Scranton 291, Wilkes 325

Matt Kachurak had a 5-over 77 to pace the Colonels in a loss Monday at Huntsville Golf Club. Michael Daubert posted an 81, while Dalton Milam (83) and Darren Mensch (84) rounded out the Wilkes scoring.


Wilson nets league honor

Wilkes standout Steven Wilson was named Freedom Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week.

He did not drop a game in singles wins against FDU-Florham and Eastern. He also won his two doubles matches.


Wilkes’ Smith named top player

Wilkes junior Carley Smith was named Freedom Conference Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week.

She posted four goals and a career-high seven assists in Wilkes’ 22-10 win at Manhattanville. Smith followed that performance with a 10-point game (six goals) in a 23-8 victory at King’s.

Cougars’ goalie honored

Misericordia’s Katie McLoughlin was named Freedom Conference Women’s Lacrosse Goalie of the Week.

The freshman goalie made 13 saves against FDU-Florham.


Misericordia’s German honored

Misericordia’s Max German batted .480 with eight RBI to earn Freedom Conference Player of the Week honors.

He had three hits against Scranton and Eastern, and stole four bases during the week.


Hause takes award

Misericordia’s Mikael Hause was named Freedom Conference Track and Field Athlete of the Week after his efforts at the Jim Taylor Invitational at Susquehanna.

The sophomore won the 800 and 1,500 meters.



Tunkhannock 3, Dallas 2



DAL — Bryce Mattson 20 kills, 6 blocks, 6 aces; Brian Drouse 5 kills, 7 blocks.

TUNK — Luke Cruver 13 kills, 4 blocks; Adam Billings 14 kills, 3 aces; Zach Daniels 13 digs, 14 assists.

Coughlin 3, Nanticoke 0



COU — Danny Sales 14 kills, 12 assists, 12 points, 3 digs; Christopher Dennis 14 kills, 4 digs, 3 points, 1 assist, 1 block; Eric Williams 5 points, 3 kills, 1 assist, 1 ace, 1 block, 1 dig.

NAN — Matt Winters 10 kills, 1 block; Ed Lukowski 22 assists, 2 kills, 2 digs, 1 block; Robert Burke 5 kills, 3 blocks, 2 digs, 2 assists.


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Maria Trivelpiece, Celine Podlesny (5) and Hope Kinney; Casey Scheuren and Emily Lazarus.

WP — Trivelpiece, 4 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 BB; LP — Scheuren, 7 IP, 11 H, 6 ER, 2 BB, 1 K.

2B — HAZ, Sam Varela. 3B — HAZ, Trivelpiece, Lexi Wolk, Varela; ACC, Emily Janny. HR — SCH, Name.

Top hitters — HAZ, Varela 3-3; Abby Sachse 2-4; Podlesny 3 RBI; ACC, Abby Webb 3 hits.

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