Both Dallas soccer teams posted victories over their rivals from Lake-Lehman in non-league games Saturday.
Dallas won the annual Lieutenant Michael J. Cleary Cup boys game, 2-0, and also won, 3-1, in a meeting of what were the two No. 1 girls teams at the time in the Riverfront United Super Six Soccer Power Rankings of District 2 teams.
The boys soccer teams from the Back Mountain schools meet annually in a game honoring the memory of Cleary, a 1999 Dallas graduate who was killed in action in Iraq in 2005. Cleary was a captain of both the soccer and tennis teams at Dallas before playing both sports at Hamilton College.
Eddie Maier and Rowan Laubach scored second-half goals to lead the Mountaineers to the win in their season opener.
Later in the day, Caelan Gallagher scored all three goals to lead the Dallas girls to their victory.
Maynor Castro-Lemus scored twice to lead Dunmore to a 4-1 victory over Old Forge in another non-league game.
Elsewhere: Blue Ridge downed Forest City, 5-1, in Lackawanna League Division 3; Holy Redeemer defeated Hanover Area, 5-1, and Pittston Area shut out Nanticoke, 6-0, in Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2; and Lakeland routed West Scranton, 12-2, in a non-league game.
Eva Canevari had a hat trick to lead Valley View past Wyoming Area, 3-1, in a non-league meeting between ranked teams.
Elsewhere: Crestwood defeated Berwick, 6-1, and Wilkes-Barre Area topped Pittston Area, 3-1, in Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 games; and Hanover Area defeated Forest City, 5-1, while North Pocono shut out Tunkhannock, 2-0, and Western Wayne beat Mid Valley, 4-2, in non-league games.
Gianna Cafarella won individual honors and led Scranton Prep to the team title at the 18th annal Scott Greens Classic.
Cafarella shot a 36 to finish one shot ahead of teammate Miranda Karoscik.
Ana Galko adding a 41, finishing seventh overall in the 67-player field, to complete the three-player team score of 114.
Tunkhannock was second in the team race with a 127. Kylie Zaleski led the Lady Tigers shooting a 39.
Wallenpaupack’s Maya Pagano took third with a 38.
Jennifer Genell from Riverside and Alexa Dorunda from Abington Heights matched Zaleski at 39.
Wyoming Seminary remained unbeaten over the past two seasons with a 3-2, non-league victory over Blair Academy (N.J.).
The Blue Knights swept singles in straight-set matches.
Ilana Rosenthal won, 6-0, 6-1, at first singles.
Victoria Martinez and Anastasia Martinez were the other singles winners.
Wyoming Seminary and Episcopal Academy from suburban Philadelphia played to a 2-2 tie in a game between teams ranked in the top 10 nationally by maxfieldhockey.com.
In other games, all non-league: Honesdale shut out Wallenpaupack, 7-0; Wyoming Valley West routed Pittston Area, 8-2; Hazleton Area edged Whitehall, 2-1; and Lake-Lehman shut out Bethlehem Liberty, 2-0.
Blue Ridge won twice in a tri-match, beating Wyalusing Valley in the full five sets and sweeping Nanticoke in three.
Wyalusing Valley also swept Nanticoke.
In another non-league match, Western Wayne defeated Lake-Lehman in five sets.
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