Local roundup: Wellsboro boys top Towanda in tennis

In boys tennis, Wellsboro blanked Towanda, 7-0, without dropping a set. At No. 1 singles, Nathan Redell earned a 6-4, 6-1 win over Ryan Risch. Frankie Rexford earned a 6-3, 6-3 win for Wellsboro at No. 2 singles and Gabe Leach won, 6-4, 6-4, at No. 3 singles.

“We were dominant at all positions. Our team is deep with talent this year,” Wellsboro coach Marge Hoffman said. “It’s great to open with a win against Towanda, the defending NTL champions.”

• Lycoming senior Jordan Lazarich scored four goals for the sixth straight game, but Misericordia University jumped out to a 10-goal lead in the first half as the Lycoming College women’s lacrosse team dropped its home opener to Misericordia, 17-7, on Tuesday.

Lazarich has notched 28 goals in six games for the Warriors (3-3) this season, giving her 167 career goals, just three short of Brenda MacPhail’s 170 career goals for second in program history. Junior Kelly McGinniss scored two more goals and sophomore Alexis Tchou added her fifth goal of the season.

No. 23 Lock Haven opened PSAC play with a 13-7 win over Slippery Rock. Hayley Kilian had eight assists. Kate Hooper led the Bald Eagles with four goals, Katie Costanza added three.

• Simon Mathias found the back of the net with two seconds remaining in regulation to lift No. 15/16 Penn to a 9-8 victory over the Bucknell men’s lacrosse team. Mathias, who also registered five assists, capped a wild, back-and-forth game with his diving goal.

• The Lock Haven University field hockey team has earned a 2017 Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I National Academic Team Award. Mansfield as well by the NFHCA for Division II. The Mounties have achieved National Academic Team Award status every year since it first issued it in 2004.

• Lock Haven’s Kayla Gee, a Loyalsock grad, earned PSAC Softball Central Division Pitcher of the Week for her performance on the Bald Eagles’ spring break trip.

Gee went a perfect 4-0 on the week as she pitched 26 2/3 innings allowing three earned runs while striking out 22 batters.


Wellsboro 7, Towanda 0


1. Nathan Redell (W) def. Ryan Risch, 6-4, 6-1; 2. Frankie Rexford (W) def. Noah Poll, 6-3, 6-3; 3. Gabe Leach (W) def. Demetrius Hill, 6-4, 6-4; 4. Noah Fitch (W) def. Django Yrigollen, 6-4, 6-3. 5. Ethan Ryan (W) def. Dalton Carey, 6-2, 6-1.


1. Ryan Stough/Tanner Runyan (W) def. Jonathon Hoffman/Django Yrigollen, 6-2, 6-0; 2. Luke Leach/William Poirier (W) def. David Boardman/Dominic Tavani, 6-2, 6-4.




Misericordia 12 5 — 17

Lycoming 2 5 — 7

Misericordia goals: Olivia Garcia (4), Kaila Quinlivan (3), Lexee Willey (3), Sarah Bender (2), Emily Connell (2), Amy Roth (1), Faith Sinclair (1), Ashley Hobbs (1). Misericordia assists: Sarah Bender (2), Kaila Quinlivan (2), Amy Roth (2), Emily Connell (1), Kate Raab (1), Lexee Willey (1). Lycoming goals: Jordan Lazarich (4), Kelly McGinniss (2), Alexis Tchou (1). Lycoming assists: Thamina Peti (1).

Shots on goal: Misericordia 29, Lycoming 13. Saves: Misericordia (NIcole Giammarino 0, Tori Hodges 6) 6, Lycoming (Ayana Hagan 5, Bailey Parchesky 7) 12.

Records: Lycoming (3-3).

Lock Haven 13,

Slippery Rock 7

Slippery Rock 4 3 — 7

Lock Haven 6 7 — 13

SRU goals: Bre Vodde (2), Ally Culhane (1), Tori Penders (1), Francesca Lidelow (1), Jasey Sanders (1), ShyAnne Toomer (1).

LHU goals: Kate Hooper (4), Katie Costanza (3), Ashley Gochenaur (2), Braxtin Reddinger (2), Dana LAulis (1), Hayley Kilian (1).

Shots: SRU 15, LHU 22. Saves: SRU (Emily Bitka) 9, LHU (Lauren Marte) 8.

Records: SRU (4-2), LHU (5-1).