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TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Prep, AH post golf wins; girls tennis opens

Scranton Prep and Abington Heights posted victories Tuesday when unbeatens went head-to-head in Lackawanna League golf matches.

Scranton Prep defeated host Lackawanna Trail, 5½-3½, in a Class 2A Division match between teams that had won multiple titles and put together long unbeaten streaks before becoming division opponents this season.

Abington Heights downed visiting Honesdale, 8-1, to break a tie for first place in the Class 3A Division.

Montrose, North Pocono and Wyoming Valley Conference Class 3A Division leader Crestwood also posted victories to remain unbeaten in league play.

Guy Roth and T.J. Stott swept the three points in the first foursome to get Scranton Prep started toward its victory. They each won 2 and 1 in singles, then won the final hole for a 2-up, better-ball victory.

Lackawanna Trail forfeited one of the singles points in the middle foursome, but Brayden Jones salvaged 1½ points for the Lions

Quinn Lynett added Scranton Prep’s other point in singles in the last foursome.

Grady June led Lackawanna Trail, winning his singles match, 4 and 3, and teaming with Cole Schirg for a 1-up, better-ball victory.

Both teams entered 3-0.

Scranton Prep, which has won six straight division titles, remained unbeaten in its last 87 regular-season league matches.

Lackawanna Trail, which won division titles the past two seasons, had its unbeaten streak stopped at 24.

Abington Heights and Honesdale also started the day 3-0, which in the Class 3A division was good for a share of the lead.

The Comets took over sole possession of first place when Luke Morgan shot a 1-over-par, 37 on the front nine at Glen Oak Country Club and Robert Munley came up with a timely eagle.

Morgan and the partnerships of Alec Hamilton-Cade Kelleher and Munley-Robby Lucas won in both singles and better-ball.

Munley posted an eagle on 7 on the way to pulling out 1-up wins in both singles and better-ball in the middle foursome.

Lucas Stephens earned the only point for Honesdale.

Montrose remained a half-match in front of Scranton Prep in Lackawanna Class 2A by improving to 5-0 with its 8-1 win over Old Forge.

North Pocono remained a half-match out of the lead in the Class 3A Division with a 7-2 win over Scranton.

Delaware Valley defeated West Scranton, 8-1, in Lackawanna Class 3A.

In other Lackawanna Class 2A matches: Riverside shut out Carbondale, 9-0; Mid Valley defeated Lakeland, 7-2; and Forest City edged Holy Cross, 5-4.

Derek Johnson and Tommy Biscotti each shot 1-under-par at Blue Ridge Trail to lead Crestwood to a 152-217 victory over Wyoming Valley West.

The Comets (6-0) also got a 38 from Owen Blazick and a 44 from Ray Joseph.


West Scranton and Wallenpaupack posted Lackawanna League wins in the first two matches of the season played within District 2.

Scheduled openers in both the Lackawanna and WVC were rained out Monday.

Gabrielle Chantiloupe and Mia Butka, in the first two singles spots, and the second doubles team of Ally Anderson-Ella Frounfelker all won, 6-0, 6-0, when West Scranton shut out Dunmore, 5-0.

Katherine Barnansky and the doubles team of Isabella Gigliotti-Celia Emiliani each had a 6-0 set for the Invaders, who lost just 5 games in 10 sets.

Wallenpaupack edged Valley View, 3-2, in the other opener.

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