High school roundup: Successful Friday for Wyoming Area teams

By Tom Robinson - For Sunday Dispatch
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Friday turned into a good day for Wyoming Area athletic teams.

Before the football team won at night, the golf team picked up a pair of Wyoming Valley Conference wins while the field hockey and boys soccer teams each won non-league openers.

GOLF

Wyoming Area over

Meyers, GAR

Cole Coolbaugh shot a 41 at Fox Hill to lead Wyoming Area past Meyers, 172-194, and GAR, 172-258.

Chase Yochem and and Mike Orleski shot 43s and Joe Chiampi added a 45.

Wyoming Valley West 177

Pittston Area 185

Nick Scavo shot a 42 at Irem Country Club to lead Pittston Area during Friday’s WVC loss.

Derek Cunius added a 45.

Pittston Area 189

Nanticoke 226

Nick Scavo’s 45 at Fox Hill led the way in Wednesday’s WVC victory.

Karl Peecha shot 47, Zach Valeski 48 and Matt Rinaldi 49.

Holy Redeemer 160

Wyoming Area 182

Cole Coolbaugh’s 43 led Wyoming Area during Monday’s loss at Fox Hill.

BOYS SOCCER

Wyoming Area 3

Blue Ridge 2

Damien Bronsburg scored two goals and Nick Belles added one Friday afternoon when Wyoming Area opened the boys soccer season with a 3-2, non-league win over Blue Ridge.

The Raiders were 10-2 and tied for first place in the Lackawanna League Division 3 standings a year ago.

BOYS SOCCER

Dallas 6

Pittston Area 0

Zach Holthaus had a hat trick to lead Dallas to the win in a Friday’s WVC Division 1 opener.

FIELD HOCKEY

Wyoming Area 10

GAR 0

Lauren Parente scored four goals and assisted on another Friday when Wyoming Area did not allow a shot or penalty corner while rolling to a win in its non-league opener.

Toni Menichello had two goals and one assist while Kayla Kiwak had a goal and two assists.

GIRLS SOCCER

Dallas 7

Pittston Area 0

Alison Francis scored six goals to lead Dallas to the win in Friday’s WVC Division 1 opener.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Holy Redeemer 3

Pittston Area 0

Holy Redeemer opened its WVC title defense Friday with a 25-13, 25-13, 25-7 sweep.

Michalie Mazurkivich had six blocks, three kills and two digs in the loss. Emma Coles had six service points, including three aces, along with three kills and two digs. Tiara George had six assists.

GIRLS TENNIS

Pittston Area 3

Wyoming Valley West 2

Abby Connors and Kaitlyn Connors won straight-set matches at the top two singles spots to lead Pittston Area to a WVC win Wednesday.

Rachel Senese and Izabelle Lewis added a win at second doubles.

Berwick 3

Wyoming Area 2

Berwick swept doubles to overcome wins by Wyoming Area’s Brianna Pizzano and Bella Scappaticci in the top two singles spots Wednesday.

GAR 3

Wyoming Area 2

Brianna Pizzano and Bella Scappaticci posted wins at first and second singles Monday, but it was not enough for Wyoming Area.

Holy Redeemer 5

Pittston Area 0

Holy Redeemer swept Monday’s WVC match.

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By Tom Robinson

For Sunday Dispatch

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