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Local sports roundup: Jess Sorick, Wyoming Area top North Pocono

First Posted: 10:22 pm - October 27th, 2015

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Jess Sorick had 17 kills and two blocks, Nicole Wright tallied nine kills and three blocks and Megan Wysocki added 14 service points and seven aces as Wyoming Area topped North Pocono, 3-1 in a girls volleyball game on Tuesday.

Game scores were 13-25, 26-24, 26-24 and 25-12.

Helping to lead North Pocono were Katlyn Ivanoff (8 digs), Hannah Brey (14 kills, 11 service points) and Amy Domanish (18 assists).

Delaware Valley 3, Pittston Area 0

Delaware Valley defeated Pittston Area 25-13, 25-14 and 25-15.

Top players for Pittston Area included Marley O’Brien (12 digs, 7 kills, 3 blocks) and Kirsten Durling (15 digs, 6 kills, 6 assists). O’Brien now was over 200 kills on the season.


Cortland State 2, Wilkes 1

Cortland State scored two goals in the second half to defeat Wilkes at Cortland on Tuesday afternoon.

Nicolette Towlen got Wilkes on the board in the 15th minute when she scored with an assist from Emily Wirth. Cortland State would tie the game in the 58th minute, and netted the winner in the 65th minute.


Misericordia 2, Wilkes 1

Two second-half goals by Misericordia were the difference as they defeated Wilkes at Schmidt Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.

Wilkes got on the board in the 34th minute, but Misericordia came out strong in the second half, tying the game in the 38th minute, and taking the lead in the 62nd minute. The score would remain until the contest ended.

King’s 4, DeSales 2

Brianna DiMaggio scored two goals and King’s built a 3-0 lead before settling for season-ending 4-2 victory over host DeSales University Tuesday in Center Valley.

King’s finish the season tied for fourth in the Freedom Conference but will miss out on a league playoff berth due to the conference tie breaking criteria.

King’s opened the scoring 15:37 into the game when Brianna DiMaggio scored. DiMaggio added her second goal at the 28:07 mark, giving the Monarchs a 2-0 lead at the break.

The score grew to 3-0 early in the second half when Madysen Jones struck net off an assist from Alyssa Monaghan. DeSales got on the board 58 seconds later when Alexa Beaumont knocked in a rebound. The Bulldogs then cut the lead to 3-2 when Tess Luzi scored unassisted at the 45:29 mark.

But King’s answered when Kelsey Gabriele added an unassisted goal to push the Monarch lead to 4-2 with 7:50 left in the contest.


Wilkes-Barre 34, Delmarva RFC 0

The Wilkes-Barre Rugby club ran their Fall mark to 4-0 as they defeated the Delmarva RFC 34-0 on Saturday.

Early action saw both Adam Rhodes and Ian Bukowski find the try zone with Ryan Gadjowski slotting the conversions for the 14-0 lead. Zach Seabridge’s score as the whistle blew gave the Breakers a 19-0 advantage at the half.

Second period action saw the Breaker defense limit Delmarva possession as Ralph Verdetto and Dom DeSabitino powered into the try zone. Tony VanScoy’s penalty kick completed the Breaker 34-0 shutout.

The Breakers will host 5-0 North Penn RFC in a pivotal Middle Atlantic Conference match Saturday.

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