Wyoming Area junior Jessica Rydzewski finished 14th in the rain-shortened Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Golf Championships, which were held at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York.
Rydzewski, the District 2 runner-up, carded a 15-over-par 87 and was eight strokes off the lead when officials decided to cancel the final round because of rain. Rydzewski was also selected to the first-team Northern Division Wyoming Valley Conference All-Star team.
Wyoming Area’s football team took down Lake-Lehman, 7-0, in the semifinals of the District 2 Class AA championships.
Running back Ben Kopka carried the ball 31 times for 145 yards. As a team, Wyoming Area rushed for 210 yards on 51 carries. Only eight of those runs went for more than 5 yards.
The game’s only touchdown came on a Joe Spencer 1-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. That touchdown was sparked by a Kopka 21-yard run. Wyoming Area would play Dunmore for the district championship the following week.
Pittston Area used a 24-0 halftime lead to eventually top Dallas, 24-2, to improve to 7-3 on the football season.
The Patriots had 244 yards of total offense, including 73 punishing yards on the ground. Quarterback Mike Ristagno racked up 90 yards passing on just three completions. Ristagno hit John Baloga for a 49-yard touchdown. Ken Scalpi and John Wojcik each scored touchdowns. Lou Scarantino added a 23-yard field goal.
Dallas averted the shutout when Pittston Area fumbled the ball into the end zone for a safety in the fourth quarter.
On Pittston Area quarterback John Adonizio’s birthday, the Patriots upset Meyers, 28-8 in high school football acion.
Pittston Area used 22 second half points to halt the Mohawks. The Patriots held Meyers to just 37 yards rushing in the second half. Carmen LoPresto ripped the Mohawk defense for 153 yards on 21 carries and scored a pair of touchdowns. Adonizio gained 43 yards on eight carries and also scoring two touchdowns.