Win propels EL girls to D4 top

Elk Lake leapfrogged Blue Ridge to take control of the Lackawanna League Division IV standings with a 5-1 record.

The Lady Warriors opened the week with a 5-1 win over Blue Ridge.

Elk Lake broke open a tie game with four runs in the bottom of the sixth as Charity Kasson hit a two-run triple. Jenna Newhart had two hits and remained at the top of the league hitting with a .643 average.

Newhart notched two doubles and a triple as Elk Lake blanked Montrose 10-0. Tamara Voda added a double and a triple for the Warriors and Allana Warner picked up her second win in two days limiting Montrose to two hits.

Track and Field

The Montrose Boys and Girls teams guaranteed no less than a tie for the Lackawanna League Division IV title with a pair of wins over rival Elk Lake last week.

The Boys defeated Elk Lake 103-42 behind the efforts of Henry Rogers and Collin Chidester. Rogers won both the 100 and 200-meter races while Chidester 110 and 300-meter hurdles.

The Meteors also swept the relays taking the 400, 1600, and 3200-meter. Noah Staff paced Elk Lake with two wins claiming victory in both the shot put and discus events.

The Lady Meteors defeated Elk Lake 94-49 as Chalice Guyette won the 100 and 200-meter races. Hannah Perkins took both the 800 and 1600-meter events. Georgia Smith led the way in the field claiming victory in both the long and triple jumps.

Both teams sought the outright titles Monday at Mountain View.

In other boys action, Susquehanna defeated Mountain View 84-57 as Corey Bricourt set a school record in the high jump with a leap of six feet two inches. He also won 110 hurdles. Canyon Stone picked up a pair of wins in the shot put and discus.

Blue Ridge fell to Lackawanna Trail 93-52 despite the efforts of Jack Condon and Brandon Gentile.

Condon won the 800, 1600 and 3200-meter races while Gentile took the 100 and 200-meter. The duo also helped the Raiders to win the 1600 Relay.

The Mountain View Girls claimed victory over Susquehanna as Sydney Barhite won the 1600 and the long jump to lead the Lady Eagles. She also helped Mountain View win the 400 Relay and the Lady Eagles also took the 1600 and 3200 Relays.

Susquehanna’s McKenzie Rhone won both the 100 and 300-meter hurdles along with the 100-meter to pace the Lady Sabers.

Karis Fazzi won the 400-meter, the 100 and 200-meter hurdles and the long jump to lead Blue Ridge in their 88-52 loss to Lackawanna Trail.

Elk Lake’s Peyton Jones won the 3200-meter race at the Wyalusing Lasagna Invitational on Friday.

Rhone finished fourth in the girls 300 hurdles and Elk Lake’s Sadie Bosscher and Krista Jones finished third in the 1600 and 3200-meter races respectively.


Blue Ridge and Montrose stayed within striking distance of division leading Lackawanna Trail with 5-2 records after registering a pair of wins.

Blue Ridge shutout Elk Lake 3-0 behind the arm of Jeff Zawiski who held the Warriors to four hits while striking out 10.

The Raiders also scratched out a 4-2 win over Mountain View by scoring in three of the final four innings.

Adam Roe, Coleman McCain, and Zawiski each had two hits to lead Blue Ridge and Tyler Hillard picked up the win holding the Eagles to one run on two hits over the final three and a third innings.

Winning pitcher Andrew Rapisardi drove in four runs and pounded out three hits to lead Montrose over Mountain View 5-2.

Montrose also prevailed in a two-day slugfest with rival Elk Lake when Connor Capwell singled home Nick Warriner with his second hit of the game in the bottom of the seventh to give the Meteors the 11-10 win.

The game was suspended on Tuesday after three innings with Elk Lake leading 7-6. Montrose scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth on Wednesday, but Elk Lake rallied scoring three times in the final two at bats to tie the game.

Warriner picked up the win after pitching the final four innings on Wednesday.

The Meteors capped their week with another thrilling victory on Thursday by scoring three runs in the top of the seventh to defeat Forest City 8-7.

Warriner had two doubles to lead the Meteor attack and Connor Watkins picked up the win with a solid six innings and Tyler Dovin closed it out pitching a scoreless seventh.


Despite opening with a 25-18 win in the opening set Blue Ridge suffered its first loss of the volleyball season after Abington Heights rallied to win the final three games to claim a 3-1 victory over the Raiders.

Cameron Franks and Calvin Scheideler each had 8 kills to lead Blue Ridge.

Mountain View earned its first win of the season when they avenged an earlier loss to Elk Lake by defeating the Warriors 3-1.

Preston Petts had eight kills and assists to go along with five aces to lead the Eagles. Ethan Mack and Brian Kozloski each chipped in with seven kills for Mountain View.

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