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Top baseball rivals to meet

Two of the three Lackawanna League division races on the diamond feature ties at the top of the standings between rivals.

Scranton and West Scranton are each 4-0 in Division 1 while Old Forge and Riverside are 4-0 in Division 2.

Scranton is at West Scranton Monday for first place.

The Division 2 leaders meet April 26 at Old Forge and again in the season finale May 18 at Riverside.

Blue Ridge is 3-0 to lead Division 3.


North Pocono remained unbeaten in Wyoming Valley Conference boys’ volleyball, sweeping both matches by winning three straight games.

The Trojans improved to 6-0 with four of those wins coming by sweeps.

The latest victories were 25-20, 25-20, 25-9 over Wyoming Valley West Tuesday then 25-18, 25-19, 25-9 at Delaware Valley Thursday.

North Pocono is tied for first with Holy Redeemer.

Abington Heights is 5-2 and tied for fifth out of 17 teams in the league.

Lackawanna Trail also used two sweeps to protect the only unbeaten record in the Lackawanna League.

The Lions are 5-0 after beating Elk Lake, 25-18, 26-24, 25-17, Tuesday and winning at Blue Ridge, 25-9, 25-13, 25-12 Thursday.


Randi Jo Kowalczyk scored off a Taylor Corbin assist with 2:05 remaining Monday to lift Honesdale over visiting North Pocono, 1-0, in a WVC Division 2-A game.

Honesdale remained unbeaten while handing North Pocono its first defeat.

The Lady Hornets controlled play, building an 18-4 lead in shots and a 2-1 advantage in corner kicks.

North Pocono’s Meghan Utter made 12 saves while Honesdale’s Brittany Kriner had two.


Lackawanna Trail is tied with Blue Ridge and Elk Lake for the Lackawanna Division 3 lead at 3-0.

Abington Heights is 4-0 for an edge over Wallenpaupack (3-1) in Division 1.

Valley View is the only unbeaten team in Division 2 at 4-0.

Wallenpaupack is at Abington Heights and Lackawanna Trail is at Blue Ridge Wednesday.


The Dunmore boys (3-0) and Holy Cross girls (4-0) are the Lackawanna Track Conference Division 2 leaders.

Western Wayne (3-0) is also unbeaten in Division 2 girls.

Mid Valley and Elk Lake are 3-0 and tied for the Division 3 girls’ lead. The teams meet at Mid Valley Tuesday.

Elk Lake and Blue Ridge share the Division 3 boys’ lead at 3-0.


Scranton Prep leads Division 2 of the Lackawanna League at 6-0. Delaware Valley is also 6-0

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