Back Mountain high school sports roundup for April 20-26

Staff reports

Staff reports

Tuesday, April 26


Berwick 8, Lake-Lehman 2

The Black Knights received a double from Chloe VanGorder and triple from Jill Ambrose.


Dallas 3, Hazleton Area 0

Dallas triumphed by scores of 25-15, 25-14, 25-9.

Leading the Mountaineers was Danny Harpersberger with 12 kills and two blocks. John Fessler tallied seven service points. Steven Darling made 24 assists.


Wyoming Area 10,

Lake-Lehman 6

Charlie Kuschke had four points on two goals and two assists for the Black Knights. Vince Ferrari and Luke Yaple scored twice. Alex Kresteller made eight saves.

Monday, April 25


Dallas 5,

Wyoming Valley West 0

The Mountaineers swept every set in a 5-0 win over Wyoming Valley West.

Frank Bevevino won No. 1 singles, while Jack Robbins and Cameron Tuck won No. 1 doubles.

Friday, April 22


Dallas 8, Coughlin 3

Dallas scored four times in the first and four times in the fourth to defeat Coughlin.

Christina Schappert had a two-run double for the Mountaineers. Kendra Sava scored twice and stole two bases. She and Maddie Kelly had two hits each. Kelley picked up the win, striking out seven.

Pittston Area 6,

Lake-Lehman 4

Chloe VanGorder was 2 for 3 and Corinna Scoblick had an RBI for Lehman.


Dallas 5, Coughlin 0

The Mountaineers’ Frank Bevevino earned a No. 1 singles victory by a 6-0, 7-6 score. At No. 2 singles, Anthony Deluca eked out a tough 7-5 first set win before shutting out his opponent in the second.

Jack Robbins and Cameron Tuck posted a 6-3, 7-6 triumph in the first singles for Dallas.


Delaware Valley 14, Dallas 4

Dallas’ Corey Metz garnered a hat trick with an assist. Connor Motley tacked on a goal. Corey McAndrew stopped 16 shots.

Thursday, April 21


Nanticoke 7, Lake-Lehman 1

Jill Ambrose had one of the Black Knights’ two hits and scored the lone run.


Tunkhannock 9, Lake-Lehman 7

Charlie Kuschke, Luke Yaple, Owen Morgan and Austin Sobie all scored for Lake-Lehman.


Coughlin 3,

Lake-Lehman 1

Jake Corey led Lehman’s effort with 13 kills and 14 blocks.

Dallas 3, Tunkhannock 1

The Mountaineers took the final two sets to down the Tigers by scores of 25-21, 13-25, 25-17, 25-21.

Dallas’ Danny Harpersberger tallied five kills. Joey Fiorello contributed on both sides of the court with nine digs and six aces. Steve Darling produced 24 assists and three blocks.


Wyoming Valley West 8, Dallas 3

Dallas committed errors on balls put in play by the first three Spartans who came to the plate, leading to four Valley West runs in the first inning as the Spartans improved to 5-1.

Lee Eckert drove home two of the three runs Dallas scored in the first inning with a single.

Pittston Area 7,

Lake-Lehman 1

Brocher drove home Lake-Lehman’s lone run in the sixth inning.

Wednesday, April 20


Wyoming Seminary 4, Dallas 1

Anthony Deluca won at No. 3 singles for Dallas’ only victory.


Lake-Lehman 8,

Crestwood 7

The Black Knights outscored Crestwood 5-2 in the second half en route to a win.

Hallie Jenkins led the charge with three goals and one assist, while Alicia Galasso chipped in with two goals.

Scranton Prep 13,

Lake-Lehman 4

Owen Morgan scored two goals and Boman Bulter and Luke Yaple scored once for Lake-Lehman in its loss to the Cavaliers.


Scranton Prep 13,

Lake-Lehman 4

Owen Morgan scored two goals and Boman Bulter and Luke Yaple scored once for Lake-Lehman in its loss to the Cavaliers.


Hanover Area boys 79, Lake-Lehman 71

Hanover Area remained one of only two unbeaten Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 boys teams with a thrilling 79-71 victory over Lake-Lehman at the finish.

Lake-Lehman girls 101, Hanover Area 49

The Lake-Lehman girls pulled into second place in the WVC Division 2 behind individual double winners Haley Kubiski and Emily Johns, who fueled a 101-49 victory to remain in contention for a league championship.

Johns captured the shot put and discus throws, while Kubiski won the 200 and 400-meter dashes.

Dallas boys 76, Hazleton Area 74

Uzee Ukattah and Jack Zardecky were triple winners and Abdul Almeky won twice as the Mountaineers stunned the Cougars and moved into a five-way tie for second place with Hazleton Area and three other WVC Division 1 teams.

Ukattah blazed to victories in the 100 and 200 dashes and ran anchor on the winning 400 relay team.

Zardecky took the 1,600 and 3,200 runs and was the anchor on the winning 3,200 relay team. Almeky finished first in the shot put and triple jump.

Dallas girls 96, Hazleton Area 54

Ally Rome won all three distance events for Dallas in its victory against Hazleton Area.

Samantha Mazula was also a triple winner for Dallas, finishing first in two sprint races and the long jump. Kaitlyn Kochanski won two throwing competitions while Abby Zolner swept the hurdles.

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