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Second-half run propels Black Knights’ win

LEHMAN TWP. – Jess Neare tallied a game-high 18 points and Selena Adamshick added 12 points to lead Lake-Lehman to a 47-43 victory over Nanticoke on Monday on the opening day of the Wyoming Valley Conference girls basketball schedule at Lake-Lehman.

Teresa Kalinay scored 13 points for the Trojans, who outscored the Black Knights 15-13 in the fourth quarter but were hurt by a Lehman 11-6 run in the third quarter.

Katie Wolfe chipped in 11 points for Nanticoke.

NANTICOKE (43): Krysiuk 0 0-0 0, Pientka 0 0-0 0, Wolfe 3 5-6 11, Schinski 2 0-0 5, Blockus 0 0-0 0, Kalinay 5 0-0 13, Gow 3 3-5 9, Tarnowski 1 0-0 3, Sugalski 1 0-0 2. Totals 15 8-11 43.

LAKE-LEHMAN (47): Sutliff 0 3-4 3, Neare 8 2-2 18, A. Decker 1 1-2 4, Moosic 0 0-0 0, Leskowsky 0 0-0 0, M. Decker 1 0-0 2, Baker 3 2-4 8, Adamshick 5 2-5 12. Totals 18 10-17 47.

Nanticoke 9 13 6 15 43
Lake-Lehman 9 14 11 13 47

3-Point Field Goals— NAN 5 (Schinski, Kalinay 3, Tarnowski); LL 1 (A. Decker)

Meyers 64, MMI 9

Maddie Lavery poured in 19 points to lead the Mohawks, while Maureen Lisman added 11 points and Jazma Robertson also reached double digits with 10 points in the win.

MMI (9): B. Purcell 0 0-0 0, Ferry 0 0-0 0, Shearer 0 1-1 1, Patel 0 0-0 0, K. Purcell 0 0-0 0, Carrato 1 2-4 4, Lara 0 0-0 0, Dakis 0 0-0 0, Lubitz 1 0-1 2, North 1 0-2 2. Totals 2 3-8 9.

MEYERS (64): Lisman 5 1-2 11, DiMaggio 1 0-0 4, Quinones 2 0-0 4, Kowalczyk 2 0-0 4, Lewis 4 0-0 8, McCann 0 0-2 0, Robertson 5 0-0 10, Merrick 1 0-0 2, Lavery 8 3-3 19, Winder 1 0-0 2. Totals 30 4-7 64.

MMI 3 3 0 3 9
Meyers 28 16 14 6 64

3-Point Field Goals— MMI none; MEY none

Dallas 52, Tunkhannock 43

Dallas’ Katie Darling scored 17 points as Dallas used a 20-point fourth quarter to upend Tunkhannock at home. Sara Kneal (12) and Sam Martin (11) had double-digit scoring efforts for the Mountaineers.

Jenna Downs had a team-high 11 points for the Tigers.

TUNKHANNOCK (43): Ayers 2 2-24 6, Downs 4 3-5 11, Proulx 0 0-0 0, Alguire 3 2-5 8, Williams 4 22 10, Kintner 4 0-0 8. Totals: 17 9-16 43.

DALLAS (52): Kneal 4 4-10 12, Martin 3 3-5 11, Krawetz 0 0-0 0, Hardwick 1 1-1 3, Darling 7 3-4 17, Englehart 1 1-2 3, Dunbar 2 0-0 4, Flaherty 1 0-0 2. Totals: 19 12-22 52.

Tunkhannock 10 10 10 13 43
Dallas 12 9 11 20 52

3-Point Field Goals— DAL 2 (Martin 2)

Holy Redeemer 57, Wyoming Area 24

Olivia Francisco scored a game-high 16 points as the Royals pulled away in the second quarter for the victory.

WYOMING AREA (24): Gitkos 1 0-0 3, Degnan 1 3-9 5, Turner 1 0-0 2, Scalzo 2 1-2 5, Wargowsky 1 1-2 3, Radzwilka 1 0-0 2, DeMattia 0 0-0 0, Cross 0 0-0 0, Blannett 0 1-2 1, Bone 0 0-0 0, Coolbaugh 0 0-0 0, Altamose 0 0-0 0, Wysocki 0 0-0 0, Zielen 0 3-4 3. Totals 7 9-19 24.

HOLY REDEEMER (57): Wempa 1 3-4 5, Wignot 0 0-0 0, Makowski 3 2-2 8, Dougherty 0 0-0 0, Murray 3 2-2 8, Capaci 1 0-0 2, Griseto 1 0-0 2, Maximowicz 2 3-4 7, Francisco 6 0-0 16, Platko 2 0-1 4, Myers 0 0-0 0. Totals 21 11-15 57.

Wyoming Area 5 4 5 10 24
Holy Redeemer 9 14 21 13 57

3-Point Field Goals— WA 1 (Gitkos); HR 4 (Francisco).

Pittston Area 38, Berwick 35

Grace O’Neill scored seven of her 11 points in the fourth quarter as Pittston Area erased a seven-point deficit for a victory.

Mia Hopkins paced the Patriots with 14. Courtney Shields had 12 points for Berwick.

BERWICK (35): Leighow 3 0-0 9, Davenport 0 0-0 0, Rupp 0 0-0 0, Hmelak 1 2-2 4, Palermo 0 1-2 1, Sheptock 0 0-2 0, Jaffin 4 0-2 9, Shields 4 4-4 12. Totals 12 7-12 35.

PITTSTON AREA (38): Zanta 1 0-0 2, D.Ferack 0 0-0 0, K.Ferack 2 0-0 4, Mitchell 0 0-0 0, O’Neill 2 6-6 11, Hopkins 5 4-7 14, Owens 1 0-0 2, Gilhooley 1 3-3 5. Totals 12 13-16 38.

Berwick 8 11 9 7 35
Pittston Area 11 6 7 14 38

3-Point Field Goals— BER 4 (Leighow 3, Jaffin); PA 1 (O’Neill).

Wyoming Seminary 30, Northwest 28

Lauren Skudalski led Wyoming Seminary with 18 points as the Blue Knights overcame an 18-8 halftime deficit.

Alivia Womelsdorf led Northwest with 15.

NORTHWEST (28): Hennigan 0 1-2 1, Adams 0 0-0 0, Womelsdorf 7 1-1 15, Koehn 0 0-0 0, Bosak 1 0-1 2, Gill 2 2-6 6, Mazonkey 1 2-8 4. Totals 11 6-18 28.

WYOMING SEMINARY (30): Clements 1 0-0 2, Romanowski 3 0-2 6, Skudalski 7 2-4 18, A.Casterline 0 0-0 0, Bohn 0 0-0 0, Henry 1 0-0 2, McMullen 0 0-2 0, Karg 0 2-2 2. Totals 12 4-10 30.

Northwest 10 8 3 7 28
Wyoming Seminary 4 4 11 11 30

3-Point Field Goals— WS 2 (Skudalski 2).

Hazleton Area 59, Coughlin 25

Hazleton Area outscored Coughlin by a 31-12 margin in the first half. The Cougars’ Becca Zamonas led the charge with 16 points. Caroline and Alison Schuetz had 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Coughlin’s Courtney Taylor knocked in 11 points to lead the team.

HAZLETON AREA (59): Bono 0 0-0 0, Schoennagle 1 0-0 2, A. Schuetz 5 0-0 10, Pfeil 1 0-0 2, Ziminski 3 3-4 9, Bachman 0 0-0 0, Ciccozzi 1 0-0 2, Carter 0 0-0 0, Sereta 3 0-0 6, Cannon 0 1-2 1, Zamonas 5 5-7 16, C. Schuetz 4 2-3 11, Matz 0 0-0 0. Totals: 23 11-16 59.

COUGHLIN (25): K. Hayward 4 0-2 10, D. Haywart 0 1-3 1, U. Twyman 0 0-0, Eaton 0 0-0 0, Flaherty 1 0-0 2, Georgetti 0 0-0 0, D. Twyman 0 0-0 0, Davis 0 0-0 0, Taylor 3 3-4 11, Ross 0 1-2 1. Totals: 8 5-11 25.

Hazleton Area

12

19

15

13

59

Coughlin

6

6

6

7

25

3-Point Field Goals— HAZ 2 (Zamonas, C. Schuetz); COU 4 (Hayward 2, Taylor 2)

GAR 51, Hanover Area 35

GAR came out with a victory thanks to Marena Spence’s 21 points as she was 11-for-15 from the charity stripe.

Hanover Area’s Amy Viti led the Hawkeyes with 16 points.

HANOVER AREA (55): Viti 7 1-2 16, Kaminski 0 0-0 0, Masher 0 0-0 0, Cormier 1 1-3 4, Pstrak 0 0-1 0, Keegan 0 0-0 0, Buganowicz 3 0-0 9, Tuzinski 1 2-4 4, Curtis 1 0-0 2. Totals: 13 4-10 35.

GAR (51): Nichol 0 2-4 2, Mosier 2 2-4 6, Spence 4 11-15 21, Quin. Gross 3 0-5 6, Leco 3 0-2 7, Montigney 1 0-0 3, Quie. Gross 2 3-6 6. Totals: 15 18-36 51.

Hanover Area 2 10 15 8 35
GAR 2 16 10 23 51

3-Point Field Goals— HAN 5 (Buganowicz 3, Cormier, Viti); GAR 4 (Morena 2, Leco, Montigney)

Dallas 52, Millville 17

On Thursday at the Millville Tournament, Dallas’ Sam Martin led the charge with a game-high 17 points. Tanner Englehart supplied 12 points in the win.

BOYS MMI Prep 30, Weatherly 19

Fran Swankoski’s 17 points nearly outscored his opponents as MMI Prep won a low-scoring non-conference affair with Weatherly.

WEATHERLY (19): Rowan 1 0-0 3, Coll 0 0-0 0, Weichman 0 0-0 0, Ormanston 1 1-1 3, Stallone 1 0-0 2, Reiner 1 0-0 3, Hagganey 0 0-0 0, G. Wallisch 1 0-0 2, Walton 0 0-0 0, Harris 2 2-4 6. Totals: 7 3-5 19.

MMI PREP (30): Forte 2 0-0 6, Swankoski 7 3-4 17, Kollar 1 0-0 2, Kupsho 1 0-0 2, Gera 1 1-2 3, Van Hoekleen 0 0-0 0. Totals: 12 4-6 30.

Weatherly 6 3 7 3 19
Meyers 3 13 6 8 30

3-Point Field Goals— Weatherly 2 (Rowan, Reiner); MMI Prep 2 (Forte 2)

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