Sports weekly wrap-up


Susquehanna scored four touchdowns and recorded a safety in the first quarter on its way to a 49-6 thrashing of Holy Cross to secure a 49-6 Homecoming victory.

Adam Roe led the way with 67 yards rushing on nine carries and two touchdowns. Anthony Dolfini also had two touchdowns and rushed for 31 yards on five carries. Sam Cosmello and Garrett Decker also had rushing touchdowns.

Mason Deakin returned a free kick 43 yards to the house for a touchdown. The free kick was set up by Eli Aldrich who sacked the Holy Cross Quarterback for a safety. The sack was one of four sacks Aldrich racked up on the day to lead the Saber Defense.

Montrose was on the other end of a big first quarter as visiting Dunmore wasted little time is assuming control of the game on their way to a 62-19 victory.  The Bucks forced fumbles on the Meteors’ first two possessions and accumulated 35 points in the first quarter.

Montrose got on the board in the second quarter when Ethan Cina found Chucky Rohan for a 17-yard touchdown reception. Cina who finished the night 10-17 passing for 103 yards and two touchdowns, also found Cameron Harder open for a 11-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter and Rohan tacked on the extra point.

Rohan closed out the Montrose scoring when he took a kickoff to start the fourth quarter 63 yards to set the final score.



Montrose picked up its first win of the season when the Lady Meteors defeated Dunmore 4-1. The Lady Meteors swept singles action as McKenzie Reeves dispatched Katie McKitish 6-2, 6-0. Angie Ford captured number two singles defeating Ariana Costanzi 6-1, 6-1, and Mia Perry finished things with 6-2, 6-2 win over Lauren Grippi.

In Doubles, Olivia Aukema and Grace Steele defeated Dunmore’s Gergana Petkova and Tori Griffiths 6-0, 6-0.

Dunmore avoided the sweep when Bella Mandarano and Kelly Czanker defeated May and Anabelle Adams 6-4, 6-1



Elk Lake and Montrose Girls Cross Country teams each earned three wins at Nay Aug park as the Lady Warriors’ Krista Jones earned another victory taking the 3.05 mile course in 19:44, and The Lady Meteors’ Georgia Smith and Hannah Perkins finished second and third with the respective times of 19:50 and 19:54.

Elk Lake picked up wins over Mid Valley, Scranton, and West Scranton as Jones was joined in the top ten by Shyanne Bennett (4th/20:37) and Sadie Bosscher (5th/21:00).

Montrose also picked up wins over the same three opponents as Annika Bixby (8th/21:46) and Mikayla Stahl (12th/23:32) finished in the top 15.

Blue Ridge earned wins over West Scranton and Mid Valley but fell to Scranton as Kariss Fazzi finished sixth with a time of 21:12.

At Honesdale, Forest City’s Rachel Korty took the 3.1 mile course in 21:46 and Susquehanna’s Taylor Huyck finished 14th with a time of 24:38.

The Lady Sabers lost their two team matches to Honesdale and Western Wayne.

Mountain View’s Kathryn Long captured the Junior High race winning the two-mile course in 15:05.

On the Boys side, Liam Mead led the way as the Meteors picked up wins over Mid Valley, Scranton, and West Scranton. The senior captured the race in 16:24 on the 3.05 mile course.

Elk Lake’s Peyton Jones finished third at 16:42 as the Warriors defeated West Scranton but fell to Mid Valley and Scranton.

Joining Mead in the top 15 were Max Brewer (4th/16:09), Colin Spellman (6th/17:38), Nicholas Coy (7th/17:54), Damien Riley (9th/18:12), and Colin Chidester (11th/18:12).

Blue Ridge earned a win over West Scranton as Jack Condon led the Raiders with a 13th place finish in a time of 18:37 and Dan Tierney finished right behind in 14th at 18:46.

Montrose’s Sam Stashko continued his tear through the competition winning the Junior High race in 10:16 on the 1.8 mile course.

Susquehanna’s Austin Gow claimed second place in a time of 19:37 on Honesdale’s 3.1 mile course as Susquehanna earned a split with a win over Forest City and a loss to Honesdale. Val White also finished in the top 15 for Susquehanna claiming sixth in 20:33.

Forest City’s Matthew Korty finished right behind White in 20:34 as the Foresters dropped three team matches to Lackawanna Trail, Lakeland, and Mountain View.

The Eagles also earned a split on the day taking a win against Forest City and falling to Honesdale. Mountain View was led by Bobby Gray (10th/20:56) and Aiden Long (14th/21:25).


Youth Football

Montrose Junior Football and the Susquehanna Junior Sabers concluded their regular seasons in the Southern Tier Youth Football Conference. 

The MJF completed its season against Chenango Forks with the A team earning a 38-19 win to put its record at 4-2 for the season and they earned a ticket to the playoffs.

The B team fell to Chenango Forks 26-6 as the B team finished the season their season 0-7. The C team also fell 26-0 to finish their season with a 3-4 record.

The Junior Sabers B team completed an undefeated season when they defeated Windsor 29-6 to finish 7-0 on the year and a ticket to the playoffs.

The A team fell to Windsor 22-6 and completed their season at .500 with 3-3 record. The C team also fell to Windsor 34-7 to cap a winless season for them.

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