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King’s sweeps Wilkes in doubleheader action

WILKES-BARRE TWP. – The King’s softball team defeated Wilkes twice on Sunday at the Betzler Athletic Complex.

King’s won the first game 10-3 followed by an 8-0 win in five innings.

In the first game, Wilkes jumped out to a 3-0 advantage in the third inning. But the Monarchs tied the game with three runs in the bottom half of the inning. In the fourth, Kaitlin Siegfried had a two-run single, and King’s added another run on an Amanda Cardone single.

King’s added six more runs in the fourth to seal the win. Cardone led the Monarchs in the opener, going three for five with two RBI.

King’s quickly took a 4-0 lead in the first inning of the second game. Nanticoke Area grad Jenn Harsnischfeger moved the lead to 6-0 with an RBI single in the second. The game was halted in the fifth inning after King’s reached an 8-0 lead.

Harnischfeger ended the game with two hits, while Brittany Haight threw a one-hitter in the contest.

Misericordia sweeps Elmira

Misericordia defeated Elmira twice on Sunday with scores of 2-1 and 4-3.

In the first game, Hollie Sarnak, Caitlin Cromley and Nicole Boccia each had two hits. In the second contest, both Sarnak and Cromley hit two-run home runs in the win.

COLLEGE BASEBALL Misericordia sweeps King’s

The Misericordia baseball team defeat King’s twice on Sunday, scoring 28 runs over the two games. The Cougars won 10-6 in the first match and 18-6 in the second game.

In game one, Jared Turner and Joey Troxell each had an RBI for King’s in the second inning, but Misericordia responded with four runs in the inning. The Monarchs took back the lead with three runs, two of which came on a second double by Turner.

Misericordia scored six runs in the sixth for the win.

In the second game, the Cougars opened with an eight run fourth inning, including a grand-slam from Andrew Tressa.

Wilkes loses two at DeSales

The Wilkes baseball team lost both games of a doubleheader at DeSales on Sunday, including an 4-3 extra inning loss in the first game and a 12-7 loss in the nightcap.

Tay Sidler drove in two runs in the first game for the Colonels.

In the second game, Wilkes trailed 11-2 by the third inning. Tyler Marino, a graduate of Meyers, had a two-run double in Wilkes’ four-run fourth.

COLLEGE WOMENS TENNIS Wilkes 6, NYU 3

The Wilkes womens tennis team defeated NYU on Sunday as Rebekah Shanaman and Victoria Bybel won in singles action.

Melanie Nolt and Ally Kristofco as well as Katie Lynn and Alexis Donner won in doubles play for the Colonels.

Alvernia 6, King’s 3

The King’s women’s tennis team lost to Alvernia on Sunday after losing all three doubles contests and spliting the six singles matches.

Rachel Hoffangle, Maria Cometa, and Nicole Molino were victorious in singles play for the Monarchs.

Elizabethtown 9, Misericordia 0

The Misericordia womens tennis team was swept on the road at Elizabethtown on Sunday.

COLLEGE MENS TENNIS NYU 8, Wilkes 1

The Wilkes men’s tennis team lost to NYU on Sunday picking up only one match win at No. 1 doubles.

Evan Katz and Wes McCollum won the Colonels’ only contest with an 8-6 win.

COLLEGE WOMENS LACROSSE Marywood 21, Wilkes 9

Keri Meerholz scored five goals, but the host Marywood defeated Wilkes on Sunday.

Meerholz first goal cut the Marywood lead to 2-1 before the Pacers pulled away the rest of the match. Wilkes scored four goals in the last 9:06, but the deficit was too large for a comeback.

Eastern 18, King’s 7

The King’s womens lacrosse team fell to Eastern on Sunday after trading leads before the Eagles pulled away for the win.

Teraya Overton and Sarah O’Doherty tied the game for King’s at 2-2. After finding itself down again, goals by Krystina Villareal and Amanda Harney tied the game at 4-4.

COLLEGE MENS LACROSSE Widener 24, Wilkes 5

Lee Blair scored two goals, yet Wilkes fell to Widener on Sunday. J.R. Lauri, Nicholas Santillo and Andrew Bath each scored one goal in the loss.

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