Corey McAndrew had a 12-save shutout and 10 Dallas players got involved in the scoring when the Mountaineers routed host Lake-Lehman, 15-0, Monday in a Wyoming Valley Conference game that also served as the Old Stick Game between Back Mountain rivals.
McAndrew made seven of his saves in the second quarter to help Dallas open a 9-0 halftime lead.
Stone Mannello led the scoring with three goals and an assist.
“He definitely has been stepping up his game the last few games,” Dallas coach Jared Hunt said of Mannello, who last week had a hat trick, including the overtime game-winner against Wyoming Seminary.
T.J. Herron had a goal and assisted on four others.
“He’s a threat to score and a threat to set everybody else up,” Hunt said. “He’s our top point-getter on attack right now.”
Dallas took control of the game early and got two goals each from Dave Lipinski, Nick Solinsky and Ryan Trum. Lipinski also had an assist.
“I was pretty satisfied with how we played after the first quarter,” Hunt said. “We were coming off a tough loss against Crestwood Saturday so we were trying to gear back up.”
Nick Ziemba added a goal and an assist.
Delaware Valley 8
Corey McAndrew made 18 saves while T.J. Herron scored two goals and assisted on two others for Dallas, which rallied in the second half to defeat host Delaware Valley, 9-8, and virtually assure a tie for first place in Division 1 of the Wyoming Valley Conference.
Dallas trailed the defending champions, 3-1, at halftime before scoring five times in the third quarter.
The loss dropped division leader Delaware Valley to 10-3. Dallas and Wyoming Seminary each took 9-3 records into the conference finales as heavy favorites.
“I’m very satisfied with how the team’s been playing,” Dallas coach Jared Hunt said. “The three teams we’ve lost to, we’ve also beaten.”
Nick Solinsky and Stone Mannello each scored two goals in the win. Michael Starbuck added a goal and an assist.
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R.J. Driscoll scored five goals to lead Lake-Lehman to the road victory.
Vince Ferrari added three goals and an assist while Luke Yaple made 12 saves. Charlie Kuschke chipped in with two goals.
Darren Kerdesky’s pitching and hitting helped Dallas catch Berwick, creating a first-place tie in WVC Division 2 with one game remaining for each team.
Kerdesky earned the win on the mound by holding Berwick to two runs for 5 1/3 innings. He delivered the game-winning RBI single to score Matt Mathers and break a 2-2 tie in the fourth inning.
Joshua Lydon got the last five outs for the save.
MMI Prep 6
Sophomore leadoff hitter Kyle Sincavage had two doubles, two runs scored and two RBI to lead Lake-Lehman.
Mike Sikora doubled and drove in two runs. Mike James scored twice and drove in a run. Noah Gorski had two hits.
Wyoming Seminary 1
Cassie Konopki homered and drove in two runs to lead Lake-Lehman.
Konopki, Chloe VanGorder and Corrina Scoblick each had two hits. VanGorder doubled, drove in a run and scored one.
Winning pitcher Abby Hogan struck out eight. She also scored a run and drove in another.
Maddie Kelley struck out eight and walked just one in a three-hit shutout to lead Dallas.
Kendra Saba drove in both runs. Gianna Spaciano tripled, singled and scored.
GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD
Abby Zolner won both hurdles races and was part of two winning relay teams to help Dallas improve to 5-2 and finish third out of eight teams in WVC Division 1.
BOYS TRACK AND FIELD
Christian Roberts won all three sprints – the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes – and contributed a leg on the winning 1600 relay team to help Dallas win its WVC Division 1 finale.
The Mountaineers went 4-3 to finish fourth out of eight teams in the division.
Jack Zardecki won the 1600 and 3200 and was part of the 3200 relay win.
Hanover Area 50
Jace Garnick and Hailey Kubiski were on two winning relays together and each won an individual event as Lake-Lehman secured a share of the WVC Division 2 title.
Lake-Lehman finished 6-0-1 to finish tied for first with Berwick.
Garnick, who won the 800, and Kubiski, who won the 400, were on the 3200 and 1600 relays.
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Lake-Lehman lost at home and finished 3-4 to place fifth out of eight teams in WVC Division 2.
Holy Redeemer 12
Morgan Bienkowski followed up a perfect game the previous day by throwing a one-hitter and posting her second straight 14-strikeout game to lead the two-time defending state champions to a six-inning victory.
Corrina Scoblick had the only Lake-Lehman hit.
Tunkhannock 7, Pittston Area 4
Paige Mokychic and Jenna Simmons drove in three runs each to lead Tunkhannock past Pittston Area.
Crestwood swept host Lake-Lehman, 25-12, 25-23, 25-19.
Andrew Jubis led the Black Knights with nine service points, including two aces, and two kills. Josh Company had eight points, including two aces, and five assists.
Hanover Area 0
Abbey Hogan threw a two-hitter with seven strikeouts in the WVC Division 3 win.
Cassie Konopki homered and drove in three runs. Corrina Scoblick, who had a double, and Chloe VanGorder, who drove in a run, each had two hits.
Nick Kocher pitched a complete game while going 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI to help Dallas knock Tunkhannock out of a share of the WVC Division 2 lead.
Drew Patton had a single, double and two RBI. J.D. Barrett had a single, double and one RBI. Darren Kerdesky also had two hits and an RBI.
Nick Reposa had three hits for the Tigers.
North Pocono 10
Adam Hunter had five goals and an assist to help Tunkhannock celebrate Senior Night with a win.
Hazleton Area 76
Hazleton Area edged visiting Dallas in the meet that decided second place in WVC Division 2.
Hazleton Area 106
Hazleton Area wrapped up the WVC Division 1 title with a win on its home track.
Delaware Valley 3
Delaware Valley swept, 25-12, 25-8, 25-7.
Kyle Bern led Dallas with five digs, four service points and a kill.
Tunkhannock entered just two athletes in the James Cross Wilkes-Barre Invitational at Coughlin, but both performed well.
Billy Prebola won the boys javelin with a throw of 162-7.
Rebecca Avery was second in the girls shot put with 31-6.
The Mountaineers were upset on the road in a WVC Division 1 game.
Katie Strohl scored two goals, including the 200th of her career, to keep Lake-Lehman unbeaten at the time in the WVC.
Strohl scored 40 goals and assisted on 11 as a freshman. She had a career-high 70 goals and 19 assists as a sophomore. After scoring 54 goals and 11 assists last season, Strohl has 38 goals and 13 assists so far this season.
Kate Roberts had two goals and an assist in the win.
Jess Evans had a goal and an assist.
Grace Butler made 13 saves.
Wyoming Area 6
Dallas went on the road to produce the WVC win.
Abbey Hogan had two doubles and drove in two runs in the Lake-Lehman win.
Hayley Evans had a single, double and two runs scored while Chloe VanGorder homered.
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