Allie Barber, Sara Ruby score five goals apiece as PA defeats Meyers

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Pittston Area’s Tara Johnson and Arianna Boccardi took the top two spots to lift the Patriots to three wins in girls cross country action Wednesday.

Johnson ran a 20:06, while Boccardi was 47 ticks behind. Allie Sheerer took home fourth, while Easton Ashby was in seventh.

Wyoming Area was 0-3 on the day. Mackenzie Bilbow was the top Warrior finisher in, coming in 16th overall.

Pittston Area’s Mike Havrilla ran a time of 16:48 to claim second overall Wednesday in boys cross country. The Patriots fell to Valley West, 21-35; Berwick 20-41; and Northwest 27-28. Pittston’s Eric Sklanka was the next best Patriot in 13th overall.

Wyoming Area came out with a 1-2 day on the course. The Warriors beat Northwest, 26-33, while falling to Valley West and Berwick.

Four WA runners, Zach Gibbons, Joe Buczynski, Jude Polit-Moran and Chris Wall, controlled the 14-17 spots overall, all with a time in the 18:30s.


Pittston Area 5

Nanticoke 1

After a 1-1 tie in the first half the Patriots scored four straight goals to pick up the win Friday.

Allie Barber and Katelyn Pugliese had one goal and one assist each for Pittston Area.

Dallas 10

Wyoming Area 2

Talia Szatkowski scored four straight goals in a 16-minute span during the first half to lead the Mountaineers. Ashley Strazdus finished with two goals and two assists.

Sam Acacio and Myrah Custer scored for the Warriors.

Pittston Area 12

Meyers 0

Allie Barber and Sara Ruby scored five goals apiece as Pittston Area defeated Meyers.

Jenny Meck and Maddy Minmaugh each added a goal for Pittston Area, while Taryn Ashby logged five saves in the win.


Pittston Area 6


Brandon Shamnoski scored three goals and had one assist to lead the Patriots to victory Friday.

Jordan Consagra had one goal and one assist in the win.

Wyoming Area 2

Meyers 1

The Warriors were led by two unassisted first half goals from AJ Lenkaitis in their win Friday.

Jarek Hernandez led the effort for the Mohawks with one score.

Valley West 8

Pittston Area 0

Mike Tandoh recorded five assists while Eddie Thomas scored five straight goals to lead Wyoming Valley West Wednesday.

Michael Bazadonah had one goal and one assist in the Spartans win.

Wyoming Area 5

MMI Prep 0

Joshua Donvito and Brian Wisowaty logged a goal and an assist apiece as Wyoming Area earned a shutout victory over MMI Prep.

Leo Skoronski, Nick Leon and Gared Zaboski each added a goal in the win, while goalies Aaron Carter and David Klaproth combined for five saves and the shutout.

Eli Dove had 17 saves for MMI Prep in the loss.

Wyoming Sem 3

Pittston Area 1

Wyoming Seminary fell behind early, but rattled off three straight goals to secure the victory over Pittston Area.

Eduardo Laguna, Andrew Schukraft and Malcolm Lumia scored a goal apiece for the Blue Knights, while Jonathan Roberge added two assists.

Jordan Consagra scored the lone goal for Pittston Area off an assist from Matt Tavalione.


Coughlin 2

Wyoming Area 0

Kaitlyn Lukashewski and Kelsey Gabriele scored in the second half to power the Crusaders Thursday.

Allison Novak and M’Kensie Lee combined for eight saves in the Coughlin shutout.

Pittston Area 2

Hanover Area 1, OT

Emily Herron had the game-winner in overtime to lift the Patriots past the Hawkeyes Thursday.

Pittston took a 1-0 into halftime, thanks to a goal from Nicole Chaiko, but Hanover tied it with 12 minutes left on Sara Rash’s tally.

Pittston Area 4

Berwick 0

Leading only 1-0 at the half the Patriots scored three second half goals to defeat the Bulldogs with a shutout win.

Dana Maurizi lead Pittston Area with two goals and one assist.


Wyoming Area 3

Berwick 2

After a back and forth affair, the Warriors came out on top defeating the Bulldogs by scores of 24-26, 25-18, 17-25, 25-19, 15-7.

Sam Acacio had 22 kills and Audrey Hiedacavage had 37 assists for Wyoming Area.

Pittston Area 3

Coughlin 1

Behind Jackie Rabender’s 12 service points the Patriots defeated the Crusaders 25-21, 25-13, 16-25, 25-15.

Kirsten Durling contributed to the win with 15 assists.

Liz Ellsworth led the Coughlin effort with 14 service points.

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