WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The King’s College softball team clinched a Freedom Conference playoff berth with a doubleheader sweep of Manhattanville College 4-3 and 13-5 in five innings Saturday.
Tina Seber had an RBI double and scored a run while Kalya Rutkoski drove in another run. Karissa Kross was the winning pitcher for King’ in game one.
Maggie Gola was 3-for-3 with four RBI, including a run-scoring double in the second inning and a three-run home run in the fourth, in the nightcap. Seber was 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI.
COLLEGE BASEBALL Misericordia, DelVal split
Misericordia earned a split with Delaware Valley, winning the first game 6-3 before falling 3-2 in eight innings.
Ryan Cacchioli led the Cougars in game one by going 3-for-4 with an RBI. Chris Boroch was 2-for-3 with two RBI, Joe Tagliarini went 1-3 with a double and two RBI and Kenny Durling was 1-for-2 with a triple.
In game two, Will Minderjahn started for Misericordia, scattering five hits and two runs over six innings.
King’s splits doubleheader
King’s split the first two games in a three-game weekend series set with host Manhattanville, winning the first game 5-2 before losing the second 1-0.
In the opener, Eric Bohem was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI to pace the Monarchs while Rob Lemoncelli finished 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI.
In the second game, Bohem and Lemoncelli led King’s with two hits each while Jared Turner and Lizzi added one hit apiece.
Eastern 15, King’s 6
Pat Bonnot and Lenny Fox each picked up a pair of goals for King’s while Billy McCollough had a goal and an assist.
Misericordia 11, Manhattanville 2
Kyle Calabro scored a career-high six goals and added two assists as Misericordia cruised to a victory over Manhattanville.
Nick Santillo posted two goals and an assist for the Cougars while J.R. Lauri recorded one goal and three assists.
Arcadia 10, Wilkes 7
Wilkes had a 5-3 first half lead, but visiting Arcadia used seven second-half goals to complete a comeback.
Torri Kerr finished with four goals to lead the Wilkes offensive attack. Carley Smith followed with two goals.
King’s 17, Eastern 7
Alisa Marino picked up the win in the cage for King’s, making 10 saves to reach double-digits saves for the 11th time this season.
Catie Viegas led the Monarchs with six goals and an assist, and Melina Juliano added five goals and an assist.
Wilkes 9, Arcadia 0
Wilkes captured all three doubles events before winning six of six in singles play on way to a win over Arcadia.
King’s 6, FDU-Florham 3
Tony Bevevino and Bobby Buttafogo won deciding three-set matches as King’s prevailed.
Chris DiMino also added a singles victory for the Monarchs.
Misericordia 9, Stevenson 0
Michelle Cameron, Cassie Foy, Breanne Phillips, Emily Boro, Emily Gherghel and Emily Hullings were all winners in singles play for Misericordia.
Wilkes 9, Arcadia 0
Wilkes took all three doubles events, allowing just five total points throughout. The Lady Colonels singles allowed a combined two points through all six match.
King’s 9, FDU-Florham 0
Sara Lynn, Madeline Griffin, Emily Biffen and Liz Demko all were victories in singles and doubles matches for King’s.
MEN’S TRACK & FIELD
Gerrity sets mark
Gerrity vaulted a height of 4.10 meters to tie for seventh place, eclipsing current Misericordia pole vault record of 3.81.
H.S. BOYS LACROSSE
Dallas 16, Mifflinburg 6
Dallas’ scoring barrage was led by Aaron Kliamovich with three goals and four assists, Omar Nijmeh with three goals and two assists, and Corey Metz with two goals and four assists.