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Meyers opens districts with shutout win

Felix Ngolo celebrates his second goal against Dunmore as Jake Albano shows his disappointment.

Aimee Dilger photos/the times leader

John Parada of Meyers goes airborne kicking the ball in Thursday’s District 2 Class A match against Dunmore.

WILKES-BARRE – Felix Ngolo notched a pair of first-half goals as Meyers cruised to a 3-0 win over Dunmore in a District 2 Class A quarterfinal match at Gibby Field.

The Mohawks (15-0) will play St. Gregory’s Academy on Monday in the semifinals. St. Gregory’s (8-3) dispatched Montrose 5-0 on Thursday.

Omar Jobarteh added the other goal for the Mohawks and also was credited with an assist.

Meyers outshot the Bucks 21-7 and held an 8-3 advantage in corners.

Wyoming Seminary 5, Forest City 2

The Blue Knights broke open a 1-1 tie in the second half by scoring four straight goals.

Seminary (8-5-2) will play three-time defending champions Mountain View Monday in the Class A semifinals. The Eagles (5-11-1) knocked out Holy Cross 1-0 in another quarterfinal match on Thursday.

The Knights, who trailed 1-0 after allowing a goal in the second minute of the game, got two goals from Kevan Nagle and one each from Ben Adrian, Jake Cole and Luke Rogers.

Crestwood 3, Honesdale 0

Jim Moran, Lukasz Szymczak and Derek Stein all scored as the Comets (8-6-1) advanced to the semifinals of the District 2 Class 2A tournament.

Crestwood will face the winner of today’s 7:30 p.m. match between Nanticoke (11-2-1) and Scranton Prep (8-5-1) in Tuesday’s matchup. The Trojans and Cavaliers will play indoors at the Riverfront Sports Complex.

Comets keeper Josh Herr preserved the shutout by stopping eight shots. Nick DeSpirito notched a pair of assists for Crestwood.

FIELD HOCKEY Berwick 2, Hazleton Area 1

Megan Mowery scored twice, including the game-winner with 9:10 remaining to give the Dawgs the win in a make-up game.

Amanda Sissock scored for the Cougars.

Crestwood 4, Holy Redeemer 0

Alisha Moran scored twice in the second half to lead Crestwood to the win. Emily Leo and Melissa Kuhns also picked up a goal a piece in the Comets second half four-goal outburst. Linnae Aufierre turned away 18 shots to record the shutout.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Abington Heights 3, Wyoming Valley West 0

Jamie Halloran had 15 kills – including her league-best 264th slam of the season – to pace Abington Heights to victory over Wyoming Valley West by scores of 25-14, 25-15, 25-15. The 6-foot-2 junior outside hitter also had a pair of blocks.

Kaleigh Namiotka added 10 assists and five service points, and Meghan Fraley posted 21 service points, three aces and six assists.

Larissa Gimble paced the Spartans with five service points and three aces, while Shelby Butz had eight assists and six digs.

North Pocono 3, Meyers 0

Karen Knott tallied six kills, four aces and a dig to lead North Pocono over Meyers Thursday night. Kelsey Schreckengaust added four aces and a kill for the Trojans. The scores were 25-6, 25-8, 25-9.

Jessica Hivish played well for the Mohawks, recording 18 digs, two blocks, one kill and an ace.

Nathalia Mejia added 13 digs, with Maddie Lavery chipping in 11 digs of her own.

Nanticoke 3, Coughlin 1

Kelsey Yoey had 17 kills, 12 blocks and nine digs to lead Nanticoke to victory over Coughlin by scores of 21-25, 25-14, 25-23, 25-17. Keira Lohman added 10 kills and 15 digs, while Amy Robacheski had three kills, nine service points, four blocks and 28 assists.

Jill Cruz paced the Crusaders with six kills, seven service points and 16 digs, while Ashley Kreidler had five service points and five digs.

Hazleton Area 3, Pittston Area 2

Brianna Browdy had six kills, 16 service points, six aces and 17 digs to lead Hazleton Area to victory over Pittston Area by scores of 25-21, 20-25, 25-19, 23-25, 15-10. Jenny Wizeman added 11 kills, 10 service points, three aces and two blocks, while Marcella LaHara pitched in with eight kills and eight service points.

Outside hitter Regina Linskey led the Patriots with 17 kills, 12 service points and four blocks. Paula Stravinkski added three kills and 10 service points, while Beth Yuschovitz had 17 service points and three digs.

Holy Redeemer 3, Lake-Lehman 0

Monica Wignot had 17 kills and two blocks as Holy Redeemer (18-0) ran the table in the Wyoming Valley Conference by defeating Lake-Lehman by scores of 25-11, 25-13, 25-12. The Royals will be the No. 1 seed in next week’s District 2, Class 2A playoffs.

Lindsay Maximowicz had nine kills and 16 service points, while Erica Krakosky added eight kills and four service points.

Sarah Sorber paced the Black Knights with eight assists and one kill, while Catherine Sullivan had five kills.

COLLEGES MEN’S SOCCER Wilkes 3, Manhattanville 0

Greg Miller scored a goal and had two assists as Wilkes earned a berth in the upcoming Freedom Conference playoffs.

James Humenansky and Tom Joyce also scored for the Colonels.

DeSales 1, King’s 0

Dan Jones scored the only goal of the game with just 34 seconds remaining as visiting DeSales got the win.

FIELD HOCKEY Wilkes 4, DeSales 2

Lauren Risser scored two goals to lead the Colonels, while Devon McKay and Jennifer Keegan slotted one each.

WOMEN’S SOCCER Oneonta 3, Misericordia 0

Misericordia (12-7-1) ended its regular season with a loss, but will host a Pennsylvania Athletic Conference playoff game Monday at 7 p.m.

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