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WILKES-BARRE — This Saturday marks the second consecutive year that the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will be running the Van Rose Memorial, a race held in tribute for the former Times Leader sportswriter.


Rose was an avid fan of the track and both covered events and handicapped races at Pocono Downs during his nearly 30 years on the staff at The Times Leader before his passing in December of 2011. The day of racing begins with a first post time of 11 a.m. The Van Rose Memorial, a run with a purse of $50,000, is scheduled to be the 10th race of the night session.


BOYS LACROSSE Dallas 15, Crestwood 7


Corey Metz found the back of Crestwood’s goal five times and Matt Ross added four scoring strikes as Dallas downed the Comets.


Brendan Baloh added a pair of goals for the Mountaineers.


Kyle Morris scored four goals for the Comets while Brian Collins, Rob Coslett and Steve Roberts also scored.


GIRLS LACROSSE Delaware Valley 17, Crestwood 4


Lizzy Dessoye tallied a hat trick and assisted on Daniella Callaghan’s goal in Crestwood’s loss at home.


BOYS VOLLEYBALL Nanticoke 3, Wyoming Valley West 0


Nanticoke earned a win on the road after escaping the first game by two points and rolling through the next two by the scores of 25-11 and 25-19.


NANTICOKE 27 25 25


WYOMING VALLEY WEST 25 11 19


NAN: Ed Lukowski 25 assists, 2 kills, 2 aces; John Pietrzyk 10 kills, 2 aces; Matt Winters 10 kills, 3 blocks, 1 dig


WVW: Chris Spellman 13 kills, 12 digs; Damian Pierontoni 5 kills, 1 block, 1 ace; Mark BUrridge 9 kills, 4 aces


Holy Redeemer 3, Tunkhannock 0


Holy Redeemer swept the Tigers at home without allowing Tunkhannock more than nine points in any game.


TUNKHANNOCK 8 9 8


HOLY REDEEMER 25 25 25


TUN: Not Reported


HR: Mike Conlon 5 kills, 4 assists; Matt Nicholas 5 service points, 1 kill; Mike Morrison 4 kills; Ken Rexer 10 service points, 2 kills


Lake-Lehman 3, Berwick 0


Lake-Lehman earned a sweep of Berwick behind 13 service points and 10 kills from Kevin Masters.


Payton Broyan totalled 12 assists and four digs to lead Berwick, which was never more than five points from winning a game.


BERWICK 21 20 21


LAKE-LEHMAN 25 25 25


BER: Broyan 12 assists, 4 digs, 2 blocks; Garrett Potter 10 service points, 6 digs, 2 kills; Matt Cashman 6 digs, 5 service points, 4 kills


LL: Masters 13 service points, 10 kills, 6 blocks; Mike Hartman 3 kills, 2 blocks, 2 aces; Tristan Fry 4 blocks, 2 kills


North Pocono 3, Coughlin 1


Coughlin captured the first game by the score of 25-22 but couldn’t keep it together in a loss at home to North Pocono.


NORTH POCONO 22 25 25 25


COUGHLIN 25 16 17 20


NP: Justin Butler 43 assists, 15 service points; Billy Morrell 9 service points, 6 digs; Corey Rinaldi 5 kills, 3 digs, 3 service points


COU: Eric Williams 7 kills, 6 digs, 3 service points; Josh Wilk 12 blocks, 5 kills, 2 service point; Mike Lewandowski 8 service points, 5 blocks, 5 kills, 3 digs, 2 aces


BOYS TENNIS Hazleton Area 5, MMI Prep 0


The Cougars won all but one match in straight sets in defeating neighboring MMI Prep.


SINGLES: 1. Donald Tedesco (H) def. Justin Sheen 5-7, 6-0, 6-1; 2. Wuster Yuhas (H) def. Stephanie Pudish 6-1, 6-3; 3. Mauro Notaro (H) def. Billy Spear 6-2, 6-1.


DOUBLES: 1. Dustin Iedik/Anthony Sidari(H) def. Mike Eisenhart/Len Dryfoos 6-3, 6-2; 2. Adam Gralla/Nico Makuta (H) def. Robby Rosanetia/Yusef Qadri 6-0, 6-0.


Abington Heights 4, Wyoming Seminary 1


Will Xu provided Wyoming Seminary’s only win at No. 3 singles in a loss to Abington Heights.


SINGLES: 1. Jai Redkar (AH) def. Henry Cornell 6-1, 4-6, 6-2; 2. Rishi Mulloth (AH) def. Chris Kim; 3. Will Xu (WS) def. Brandon Ostrowski 2-6, 6-2, 6-3


DOUBLES: 1. Eric O’Nofrey/Steven Shields (AH) def. Matt Cartwright/Grant Kilnger 6-1, 6-3; 2. Riley Barett/Sahas Chandrmir (AH) def. Mortiz Haggeman/Matt Obeid 6-2, 6-0


GIRLS TRACK Holy Redeemer 121, Nanticoke 28


Holy Redeemer won the first four events to start the meet and never looked back in a victory over Nanticoke.


Melonie Kusakavitch won the triple and long jumps for the Royals while also running on the winning 400 relay team along with Marnie Kusakavitch, who also won the 100-meter dash.


Rebecca Morgis won the 800 and 1600 for the Trojans.


3200 RELAY: 1. HR; 110 HURDLES: 1. HR Warnagiris 19.1, 2. N Selli, 3. HR Callahan; TRIPLE JUMP: 1. HR Mel. Kusakavitch 31’4, 2. HR Markar, 3. HR Martin; 100 DASH: 1. HR Mar. Kusakavitch 13.6, 2. HR Mel. Kusakavitch, 3. HR Pikul; 1600 RUN: 1. NAN Morgis 5:40, 2. HR Durako, 3. HR Gill; SHOT PUT: 1. HR Boicj 32’1, 2. HR Hilenski, 3. HR McCold; 400 DASH: 1. HR Banes 67.7, 2. HR Mar. Kusakavitch, 3. HR Byorick; 400 RELAY: 1. HR 56.7; 300 HURDLES: 1. NAN Selli 55.7, 2. NAN Waclawski, 3. HR Callahan; DISCUS: 1. HR Boich 98’9, 2. HR Turosky, 3. HR McCole; LONG JUMP: 1. HR Mel. Kusakavitch 14’2, 2. NAN Selli, 3. HR Marker; 800 RUN: 1. NAN Morgis 2:32, 2. HR Gregorio, 3. HR Nitowski; 200 DASH: 1. HR Pikul 30.7, 2. HR Maganello, 3. NAN Pioquinto; 3200 RUN: 1. HR GReer 14:43, 2. HR Durako, 3. HR Gill; JAVELIN: 1. HR Boich 107’9, 2. NAN Gurzynski, 3. HR Noss; 1600 RELAY: 1. HR 6:04; HIGH JUMP: 1. HR Shianda 4’6, 2. HR Banis


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