H.S. sports roundup: Abington Heights golf team wins another league title

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Abington Heights defeated Scranton, 9-0, in a Lackawanna League Div. 1 boys golf match Sept. 26 at Glen Oak County Club to finish the regular season with a 14-0 record and win a third consecutive league title. Troy Kelleher, James Flickinger, Connor Kelleher, Collin Jenkins, Rion Murtaj and Nick Sebastianelli had individual wins. T. Kelleher-Flickinger, C. Kelleher-Jenkins, and Murtaj-Sebastianelli had better-ball wins.

BOYS GOLF

Comets advance in playoffs

Abington Heights defeated Valley View, 9-0, in a District 2 Class 3A semifinal match Sept. 28 at Glen Oak Country Club. Troy Kelleher, Will Brown, Connor Kelleher, Nick Sebastianelli, Dan Flickinger and Andrew Kirtley posted individual wins. T. Kelleher-Brown, C. Kelleher-Sebastianelli and Flickinger-Kirtley won in better-ball play.

T. Kelleher had two birdies to lead the Comets.

Lions edge Vikings

Lackawanna Trail defeated Riverside, 5-4, in a Lackawanna League Div. 2 match Sept. 27 at Pine Hills Country Club. Andrew Kazmierczak, J.P. Gilroy and Adam Jones had individual wins for the Lions. Kazmierczak-Luke Walker and Gilroy-Jones won in better-ball play.

Chiefs hold off Lions

Lakeland defeated Lackawanna Trail, 5-4, in a Lackawanna League Div. 2 match Sept. 24 at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course. J.P. Gilroy and Andrew Kazmierczak and Adam Jones won individual matches for the Lions. Rich Cocchini-Kazmierczak won in better-ball play.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

Comets go 2-1 at meet

Abington Heights defeated Delaware Valley, 23-34, Valley View, 15-45, and North Pocono, 15-49, and lost to Wallenpaupack, 34-21, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Sept. 27 at the 2.9-mile Valley View course. Ethan Mattox placed third in 16:27, Ryan Siebecker finished sixth in 16:44, Stephen Haggerty was eighth in 16:52, Gavin Ross placed 12th in 17:41, Damon Martin finished 13th in 17:59, Reid Mattox was 19th in 18:19 and Sam Traweek placed 25th in 18:37.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

Lady Comets sweep meet

Abington Heights defeated Valley View, 27-28, North Pocono, 17-46, Delaware Valley, 17-44, and Wallenpaupack, 15-50, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Sept. 27 at the 2.9-mile Valley View course. Abby Marion placed first in 19:20, Allison Dammer finished third in 19:38, Hannah Hughes was fourth in 19:48, Modupe Osuntokun placed 11th in 20:27, Sarah Bath finished 12th in 20:28, Ellie Saunders was 17th in 21:45 and Emma Arbuckle placed 18th in 21:50.

FIELD HOCKEY

Lady Comets edge Lady Cougars

Abington Heights defeated Hazleton Area, 3-2, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Div. 1 game Sept. 27. Dani Beamish, Ellie Smith and Shaelyn Kobyrnich scored goals for the Lady Comets. Caroline Kelly had an assist and Makenna Thorpe made 12 saves.

BOYS SOCCER

Comets, Buckhorns tie

Abington Heights and Wallenpaupack played to a 2-2 tie in a Lackawanna League Div. 1 game Sept. 27. Aidan Crum and Sean Wilkerson scored goals for the Comets.

Comets hold off Knights

Abington Heights defeated Scranton, 2-1, in a Lackawanna League Div. 1 game Sept. 25. Cole Madera and Jimmy Lefchak scored goals for the Comets.

GIRLS SOCCER

Lady Buckhorns shut out Lady Comets

Wallenpaupack defeated Abington Heights, 2-0, in a Lackawanna League Div. 1 game Sept. 28. Abbey Steenback made three saves for Abington Heights.

GIRLS TENNIS

Lady Comets down Lady Buckhorns

Abington Heights defeated Wallenpaupack, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match Sept. 28. Bella Peters, Lauren Koczwara and Brooke Dennison had individual wins. Sidney Horvath-Isabel Holland and Keena Jackson-Julia Brown won in doubles play.

Lady Comets blank Lady Invaders

Abington Heights defeated West Scranton, 4-0, in a Lackawanna League match Sept. 27. Bella Peters, Lauren Koczwara and Caroline Cole wins singles matches. Julia Poulson-Houser and Julia Brown won in doubles play and Audrey Phillips and Isabel Lam were leading their match when it was halted due to rain.

Lady Comets sweep Lady Trojans

Abington Heights defeated North Pocono, 5-0, in a Lackawanna League match Sept. 26. Bella Peters, Lauren Koczwara and Brooke Dennison had singles wins. Holly Ross-Keena Jackson and Sidney Horvath-Isabel Holland won in doubles play.

Lady Comets clip Lady Meteors

Abington Heights defeated Montrose, 3-2, in a Lackawanna League match Sept. 24. Bella Peters and Lauren Koczwara won singles matches for Abington Heights. The team of Eleanor Yale-Audrey Wynn won in doubles play.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Lady Sabers top Lady Comets

Susquehanna defeated Abington Heights, 3-1 (25-18, 21-25, 25-23, 25-21, in a Lackawanna League match Sept. 28.

Lady Raiders blank Lady Comets

Blue Ridge defeated Abington Heights, 3-0 (27-25, 25-11, 25-22), in a Lackawanna League meet Sept. 26. Adele Hollander had 14 digs, two kills and two aces for the Lady Comets. Gianna Toth had 12 assists, Victoria Cole had four kills and four aces, and Elif Onat had five kills.

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