High school student-athletes start winter sports practices

Staff report
Lackawanna Trail’s Lexi Deutsch, left, and Lexie Kwiatkowski work on a basketball drill during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17. - Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal
Lackawanna Trail basketball player Monica Stuenzi participates in a defensive drill during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17. - Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal
Abington Heights’ Scott Jacoby, left, and Jacob Rosenstein work on their wrestling moves during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17. - Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal
Lackawanna Trail’s Tynell Bracero, left, and Carter Crook work on a move during the first day of wrestling practice Nov. 17. - - Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal
Abington Heights’ Camille Marquardt works on a dive during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17. - - Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal
Abington Heights’ Meghan Marion prepares to dive during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17. - - Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal
Abington Heights’ RJ Knott, left, and Cade Kroptavich work on a move during the first day of wrestling practice Nov. 17. - - Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

The first official winter sports practices for high school boys basketball, girls basketball, swimming and wrestling were held Friday, Nov. 17.

The Abington Heights boys basketball team will begin its season by hosting Holy Cross at 7:15 p.m. Dec. 8.

The Lackawanna Trail boys basketball team will host Wyoming Area at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13.

The Abington Heights girls basketball team will open its season against Harrisburg in the Hazleton Tournament at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 at Hazleton Area High School.

The Lackawanna Trail girls basketball team will open its season by hosting Dallas at 6 p.m. Dec. 8.

The Abington Heights boys and girls swimming team will kick off its season by hosting the Comet Preseason Classic Dec. 8-9.

The Abington Heights and Lackawanna Trail wrestling teams will travel to participate in the Wyalusing Duals Dec. 9.

Lackawanna Trail’s Lexi Deutsch, left, and Lexie Kwiatkowski work on a basketball drill during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_ABJ-LT-G-Bball-1.jpgLackawanna Trail’s Lexi Deutsch, left, and Lexie Kwiatkowski work on a basketball drill during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17. Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

Lackawanna Trail basketball player Monica Stuenzi participates in a defensive drill during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_ABJ-LT-G-Bball-2.jpgLackawanna Trail basketball player Monica Stuenzi participates in a defensive drill during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17. Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

Abington Heights’ Scott Jacoby, left, and Jacob Rosenstein work on their wrestling moves during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_ABJ-AH-Wrestling-1.jpgAbington Heights’ Scott Jacoby, left, and Jacob Rosenstein work on their wrestling moves during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17. Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

Lackawanna Trail’s Tynell Bracero, left, and Carter Crook work on a move during the first day of wrestling practice Nov. 17.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_ABJ-LT-Wrestling-1.jpgLackawanna Trail’s Tynell Bracero, left, and Carter Crook work on a move during the first day of wrestling practice Nov. 17. Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

Abington Heights’ Camille Marquardt works on a dive during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_ABJ-AH-Swim-1.jpgAbington Heights’ Camille Marquardt works on a dive during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17. Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

Abington Heights’ Meghan Marion prepares to dive during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_ABJ-AH-Swim-2.jpgAbington Heights’ Meghan Marion prepares to dive during the first day of winter sports practices Nov. 17. Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

Abington Heights’ RJ Knott, left, and Cade Kroptavich work on a move during the first day of wrestling practice Nov. 17.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_ABJ-AH-Wrestling-2.jpgAbington Heights’ RJ Knott, left, and Cade Kroptavich work on a move during the first day of wrestling practice Nov. 17. Robert Tomkavage | Abington Journal

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