LOCAL COLLEGE: Keystone Men Advance To Play For Conference Title
Daniel Zuniga had a goal and two assists to lead Keystone College to a 3-1 win over Centenary in the Colonial States Athletic Conference men’s soccer semifinals Saturday.
Andrew Lupinacci and Khadim Thiam also scored for the Giants (11-4-1). Erick Gomez made two saves to earn the win.
Keystone will play for the conference championship Nov. 3 against the winner of today’s match between Wilson and Cairn.
Scranton 2, Juniata 0
At Scranton, Kieran Bracken and Michael McKenna scored in the second half to give the University of Scranton a win.
Scranton Prep graduate Justin Hammert assisted on Bracken’s goal in the 50th minute. Jake Hodlofski had two saves for Scranton (6-8-2) to earn the shutout.
The Royals finished tied for the final Landmark Conference playoff spot, but lost on a tiebreaker to Moravian.
Jamie Hreniuk, Corinne McDonald and Mazie Stiles each had a goal and an assist to lead the University of Scranton to a 5-1 win over Juniata.
The Royals (14-1-2) led 2-0 and pulled away with three goals in a 10-minute span over the first and second halves. McDonald, Stiles and Erin Toburen scored in the stretch for Scranton, which outshot Juniata, 28-2.
Scranton will host Moravian in the Landmark Conference semifinals Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Madisyn Granoski scored two goals to lead Misericordia University to a 3-1 win over Marywood University.
Granoski and Brynn Lansenderfer scored in the opening 10 minutes as the Cougars (5-12) quickly built a 2-0 lead.
Angela Sanchez scored for the Pacers (11-6).
Marywood is the third seed in the Atlantic East Conference playoffs and will host Immaculata in the first round Monday at 7 p.m.
Juniata 2, Scranton 1
At Huntington, Olivia Marker scored the go-ahead goal in the second half to give Juniata a win.
Gracie McClatchy gave Scranton (12-5) a lead with a goal in the eighth minute. Meredith Shephard tied the game with a goal in the 29th minute.
Jenna Cyr had six saves for the Royals, who will play at Catholic in the Landmark Conference semifinals Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Kristen Larkin had nine aces to lead Keystone College to a 3-0 win over Rosemont College. Victoria Homfeld had seven kills for the Giants (12-15) and Amanda Hardy had 19 assists. Keystone is the second seed in the CSAC playoffs and will host a semifinal match Thursday.
■ Marywood University split a pair of matches, defeating Wilkes, 3-0, and losing to Rutgers-Camden, 3-1. Jordan Vossler had 19 digs and seven aces for the Pacers (15-12) against Wilkes and Peri Sheerin had eight kills. Against Rutgers-Camden, Gabriella Santos had nine kills for Marywood and Sara Burgos had 35 assists.
Marywood is the fifth seed in the Atlantic East Conference playoffs and will play at Wesley in the first round Tuesday.
■ The University of Scranton dropped a pair of matches, 3-0, to Juniata and, 3-2, to Catholic. Kristin Kirwan had nine kills for Scranton (19-6) against Juniata and Kindler Norman had 28 assists. Against Catholic, Kirwan had 18 kills and 15 digs for and Norman had 65 assists.
Scranton is the fourth seed in the Landmark Conference playoffs and will play at Juniata in the semifinals Wednesday at
■ Manhattanville defeated Clarks Summit University, 3-0. Beth Muhlenkamp had eight kills for the Lady Defenders (8-19) and Torri Erdmann had eight digs.
Men’s cross country
North Pocono graduate David Haines finished first overall in 29:59.8 as Marywood University captured the inaugural Atlantic East Conference Championship.
Chris Golembeski was second in 30:25.4 for the Pacers and Holy Cross graduate Nate Skrutski was fifth in 30:57.4.
■ Lakeland graduate Mark Arzie finished fourth overall in 29:39.4 to lead Keystone College to a second-place finish at the CSAC Championships. Carbondale Area graduate Devin Smith was fifth in 29:43.3 for the Giants and Cameren Brice was sixth in 29:45.4.
■ Zach Gutekunst finished 10th overall in 26:42.9 to lead the University of Scranton to a fourth-place finish at the Landmark Conference Championships. Eric Bartlett was 13th in 26:58.7 for the Royals and Chris Baldwin was 21st in 27:34.8.
■ Kyle Franceski finished 25th overall in 35:48 for Penn State Scranton at the PSUAC Championships in Mont Alto. Jack Meyer was 27th in 39:47 for Scranton, Honesdale graduate Matt O’Neill was 31st in 47:57 and Holy Cross graduate Robert Murphy was 32nd in 51:02.
Women’s cross country
Scranton graduate Katie Shea finished second overall in 26:33.4 as Marywood University captured the inaugural Atlantic East Conference Championship. Lackawanna Trail graduate Ashleigh Clarke was third in 26:53.5 for the Pacers and Elk Lake graduate Katie Bennett was fourth in 27:03.
■ Julia Stapleton finished second overall in 27:19.8 to lead Keystone College to a second-place finish at the CSAC Championships. Zoe Stephens was sixth in 27:52 for the Giants and Honesdale graduate Diane Kille was seventh in 27:54.4.
■ Scranton Prep graduate Rachel Kerr finished seventh overall in 23:32.06 to lead the University of Scranton to a fifth-place finish at the Landmark Conference Championships. Holy Cross graduate Abigail Guziewicz was 21st in 24:25.61 for the Royals and Emily de Onis was 27th in 25:01.32.
■ Caitlyn Powell finished sixth overall in 32:30 for Penn State Scranton at the PSUAC Championships in Mont Alto. Abington Heights graduate Leah Byman was ninth in 34:06 for Scranton, Cheyenne Tussel was 13th in 36:16 and Alexis Karayanis was 14th in 36:27.
Catholic University defeated the University of Scranton,
148-114. Matt Mills won the 50 freestyle and 200 backstroke and Timothy Quigley won the 100 breaststroke and 100 fly and the two were part of the winning 200 medley relay team for Scranton.
The University of Scranton finished first and third in the final event — the 200 free relay — to earn a 135-127 win over Catholic University. Lauren Byrne finished first in the 100 backstroke and 100 free and was part of the clinching relay win for the Royals and Scranton Prep graduate Audrey Campo won the 200 and
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