LOCAL ROUNDUP: Lady Comets top Lady Cougar laxers

Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.
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Apr. 17—Isabella Caporuscio scored six goals, goalie Avery Bogdon recorded her 100th career save, and Crestwood turned back Hazleton Area 15-9 in Wyoming Valley Conference girls' lacrosse action Thursday.

The Lady Comets led 9-3 at intermission, and the two teams battled to a 6-6 draw in the second half.

Kelsey Kulak and Jill Taleroski each scored three goals for the winners, while Brooke Lapinski, Hillary Blazick and Julia Glowacki added solo scores.

Bogdon made eight saves in goal en route to her milestone. The Lady Comets outshot Hazleton Area 33-22.

Riley Hudock scored five goals to lead the Lady Cougars. She also had the most draw control wins for her team.

Emily Sonntag scored a goal in each half, and Lily Palfey also had a goal for the Lady Cougars. Meg Drennan registered a pair of assists, and Abby Bellas made 13 saves in goal.

H.S. Baseball Panther Valley 3 Shenandoah Valley 2

On Thursday in Shenandoah, Stephen Hood pitched 6.2 strong innings as the Panthers outlasted the Devils in a battle for first place in Schuylkill League Division III.

Lou Clouser scored twice for Panther Valley (7-1, 3-0), which tallied single runs in the third, fifth and sixth innings. Chase Weaver had an RBI single, while Derek Pavlik added an RBI.

Owen Kosar was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI for Shenandoah Valley (5-2, 3-1), which rallied in the seventh. Pavlik relieved Hood and recorded a strikeout on four pitches to get the final out.

PV (7-1, 3-0)..........001 011 0 — 3 4 0

SV (5-2, 3-1)...........010 000 1 — 2 6 1

S. Hood, Pavlik (7) and Orsulak; L. Matta, Kosar (6) and Vevasis. W — S. Hood (1-1). L — L. Matta (1-2). Sv — Pavlik

Hits: Panther Valley — S. Hood, B. Hood, Clouser, Weaver. Shenandoah Valley — Kosar 2, Maksimik, Mikita, Ryan, Vevasis.

2B — Kosar, Maksimik, Ryan.

Kutztown 7, Tamaqua 6

Tamaqua's Kaleb Mushock had three hits and Nate Wickersham scored twice, but the Blue Raiders dropped a non-league game to Kutztown on Thursday.

The Cougars led 7-1 in the second inning before Tamaqua mounted its comeback. The Raiders couldn't get the equalizer, however, stranding two runners on base in the fifth and leaving the bases loaded in the sixth.

Kutz (4-4)...............430 000 0 — 7 7 4

Tam (1-5)...............100 122 0 — 6 5 5

Renick, Schuler (3), Furst (5) and Schlegel; Miller, Steigerwalt (2) and Wickersham. W — Schuler. L — Miller (0-2).

Hits: Kutztown — Renick 2, Schaeffer 2, Hugo, Robert, Fitzgerald. Tamaqua — Wickersham 2, Mushock 3.

2B — Hugo.

H.S. Softball Shenandoah Valley 14 Panther Valley 4

Winning pitcher Abbie Davis worked a complete game with seven strikeouts, and had a big game at the plate as the Blue Devils claimed the Division III victory over the Lady Panthers Thursday.

Davis collected two singles and five RBIs to help her cause. Haely Sosna added a double and single, and Hannah DeAngelo ripped a triple.

For Panther Valley, Cierro Ohl and C. Beshock had two singles each.

PV (0-7, 0-3)..........120 010 0 — 4 5 3

SV (3-6, 1-3)........310 730 x — 14 6 1

B. Beshock and Yuricheck; Davis and Al. Menjivar. W — Davis (3-6). L — B. Beshock (0-6).

Hits: Panther Valley — C. Beshock, Ohl, Kreimendahl. Shenandoah Valley — DeAngelo, Sosna 2, Davis 2, Coyle.

2B — Sosna. 3B — DeAngelo.