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Wignot leads Royals past Scranton Prep

Pittston Area’s Mike Blasi and Scranton Prep’s Pat Murray go after a rebound in Yatesville Tuesday evening.

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SCRANTON – Holy Redeemer rolled past Scranton Prep, 49-22, Tuesday night after jumping out to a 23-8 first half lead.

Senior Monica Wignot scored a game-high 12 points to lead a balanced Royals attack. Allison Capaci followed with 10 points.

Scranton Prep struggled against a disciplined Royal defense, converting just seven field goals in the contest.

Holy Redeemer (49): Casey 1 0-0 2, Flaherty 0 4-4 4, Peterlin 2 2-2 6, M. Wignot 5 2-2 12, Platko 0 0-0 0, Francisco 3 0-0 7, Capaci 5 0-0 10, Maximowicz 2 0-0 4, Dougherty 0 0-0 0, Wempa 1 0-0 2, Murray 1 0-0 2, J. Wignot 0 0-0 0; Totals: 20 8-8 49

Scranton Prep (22): K. Ware 0 0-0 0, Rogan 0 0-0 0, Casey 0 0-0 0, Fitzpatrick 0 4-4 4, Rahrback 0 0-1 0, Zwibel 0 0-0 0, Opsaswick 0 0-0 0, Gilhooley 3 1-2 7, Schultz 0 0-0 0, M. Ware 0 0-0 0, McDonald 1 4-4 6, Bibileo 0 0-0 0, Schroth 3 0-2 6; Totals:7 9-13 22

Holy Redeemer 13 10 16 10 49
Scranton Prep 6 2 7 7 22

3-Point Field Goals— HR 1 (Francisco); Prep 0

State College 40, Hazleton Area 31

Hazleton Area managed just seven points in the middle quarters and couldn’t recover in a road loss.

Brianna Dudeck led Hazleton Area with nine points.

Kate McDonald led State College with 17 points.

HAZLETON AREA (31): Dudeck 3 2-4 9, Montone 1 0-0 3, Lisnock 1 1-2 3, Ziminski 1 0-0 2, McColl 0 1-2 1, Vowler 2 0-0 6, Mantush 2 3-4 7, Cannon 0 0-0 0, Zamonas 0 0-0 0. Totals 10 7-12 31.

STATE COLLEGE (40): Smith 0 0-0 0, Nellis 1 0-0 2, McDonald 8 1-2 17, Ka.Gill 0 0-0 0, Ke.Gill 2 0-0 4, Toretti 3 2-4 10, Sallade 2 2-2 6, Vratrich 0 0-0 0, Leantz 0 1-2 1. Totals 16 6-10 40.

Hazleton Area 11 3 4 13 31
State College 10 13 8 9 40

3-Point Field Goals— HA 4 (Dudeck, Montone, Vowler 2); SC 2 (Toretti).

Abington Hts. 54, Dallas 46

Abington Heights outscored Dallas 19-16 in the fourth quarter to hold off a strong surge by the Mountaineers.

Mariah Deibert (15 points) and Maggie Fruehen (10 points) combined to account for nearly half of the Comets scoring.

Dallas junior point guard Sara Kneal shot 8-of-12 from the charity stripe en route to a game-high 16 points in the loss. Katie Darling chipped in with 10 points for the Mountaineers.

Abington Heights (54): Egan 2 0-0 4, Fraley 1 2-4 4, Butler 3 0-0 9, Deibert 4 6-9 15, Fruehen 4 2-2 10, Paoluccio 2 0-0 4, Montella 1 6-7 8; Totals:17 16-22 54

Dallas (46): Martin 2 3-7 8, Krawetz 0 2-2 2, Gallis 1 0-0 2, Millington 0 4-4 4, Darling 2 6-6 10, Dougherty 1 1-2 3, Kneal 4 8-12 15, Hardwick 0 2-2 2; Totals: 10 25-34 46

Abington Heights 13 10 12 19 54
Dallas 9 12 9 16 46

3-Point Field Goals— AH 4 (Deibert, Butler 3); DAL 1 (Martin)

BOYS BASKETBALL Scranton Prep 55, Pittston Area 42

Adam Schroth scored a game-high 17 points and the Cavaliers used a 22-6 advantage in the second quarter to beat the host Patriots. Pat Murray and Karlon Quiller added 12 points each for Prep.

Kendric Wiggins scored 12 points to lead Pittston Area. Mike McGarry and Dwight Houseman added 11 and 10 points, respectively.

SCRANTON PREP (55): Murray 5 2-3 12, Byrne 0 0-0 0, Ruane 0 0-0 0, Fitzpatrick 0 0-0 0, Debrincht 0 0-0 0, Quiller 5 1-2 12, Schroth 6 2-2 17, Walsh 1 1-3 4, Trainor 3 1-2 7, Icker 0 0-0 0, Healey 0 3-4 3. Totals 20 10-16 55

PITTSTON AREA (42): D. Houseman 4 0-1 10, J. Houseman 0 0-0 0, McGarry 5 1-1 11, Blasi 2 2-2 7, Callahan 1 0-0 2, Wiggins 5 2-7 12, Skalanka 0 0-0 0, Dimaggio 0 0-0 0, Joyce 0 0-0 0, Coyne 0 0-0 0, Stavinski 0 0-0 0.

Scranton Prep 10 22 12 11 55
Pittston Area 11 6 16 9 42

3-Point Field Goals— SP 5 (Schroth 3, Quiller, Walsh); PA 3 (D. Houseman 2, Blasi

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