Gate of Heaven basketball player Nick Latosek, an eighth grader, scored his 1,000th career point as a Gator. He is the son of Joe and Jackie Latosek, and is coached by Juan DeRojas, Tom Horn and Mike Judge.
The Dallas junior high girls basketball team won the Wyoming Valley Junior High Girls Basketball League and later won the round-robin tournament to end the season.
Dallas beat Wyoming Valley West and Northwest to win the tournament title. The girls finished 13-1 on the season.
Lake-Lehman wrestlers Jeff Austin and Norm Clancy each earned medals at the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Championships in their respective weight classes.
Austin, a junior, lost his bid for gold in a 4-3 decision to Warriors Run’s Bob Simpson and settled for fifth after consolations. With Austin leading 3-2 and under a minute remaining, he was caught in a reversal, which seemed to take place out of bounds. The two points gave Simpson the win. Austin finished the season 29-4-1.
Clancy finished in sixth place and finished the season 29-3. All three of his losses were at the state level.
The Pinewood Derby was held by Cub Scout Pack 232 from Gate of Heaven Church in Dallas. The scouts entere racing cars that were fashioned from a block of pine wood.
Top finishers, in order, were: David Kabasti, John Ferrarra and Bobby Cartier. Jimmy Davis won the price for the best looking car.