H.S. Basketball: Times, sites set for Holy Redeemer girls, MMI Prep boys

Mar. 13—The times and sites were set for Friday's PIAA basketball state quarterfinal games involving the Holy Redeemer girls and MMI Prep boys.

District 2 champion Holy Redeemer (23-5) will play District 4 second seed Loyalsock (26-3) at 7:30 p.m. at Hazleton Area High School in a Class 3A quarterfinal.

District 2 champion and D2/11 subregional second seed MMI Prep (16-10) will face District 3 champion Linville Hill (22-1) at 6 p.m. at Martz Hall in Pottsville in a Class A quarterfinal.

Both games are parts of doubleheaders.

District 4 champ Muncy and District 11 champ Minersville will play in a Class 2A girls quarterfinal at 6 p.m. prior to Redeemer vs. Loyalsock. The MMI Prep vs. Linville Hill game will be followed by a Class 3A girls quarterfinal between District 4 champion Hughesville and District 3 champion Lancaster Catholic.

Two Lackawanna League boys teams will be in a doubleheader at Bethlehem Liberty High School on Friday. District 2 champion Abington Heights (26-0) will play District 12 champion Imhotep Charter (26-3) at 6 p.m. in a Class 5A quarterfinal. District 2 champion Scranton Prep (18-9) faces District 12 champ Neumann-Goretti (24-3) at 7:30 p.m. in a Class 4A quarterfinal.



Wilkes 12, King's 11

Maleah Cobham broke a tie with 26 seconds left to lift the Colonels over the Monarchs.

Cobham finished with a team-high four goals. Ava Ward added three goals in the win.

Kyleigh Dunworth scored three goals for the Monarchs.


Wilkes 9, Alvernia 7

Austin Sosnovik recorded a hat trick and scored the game-winner for Wilkes in a non-conference win.

Tim Hartka added a goal and three assists.


Wilkes 13, Elmira 9

Nathan Loch and Chase Vrabel each had three hits as the Colonels improved to 9-1 and 5-0 at home.

Zack Luksic was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs and Matthew Show was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.


King's drops two

The Monarchs suffered their first two losses of the season in a seven-inning doubleheader against nationally ranked Moravian. The Greyhounds won the first game 8-0 in five innings and took the second 9-5.

After being held to one hit in the opener, King's jumped out to an early lead in the next game and led 5-4 after four innings.

Harley Sullivan drove in three runs while Megan Mitola, Jessica Perella and Paige Bergan each had two hits apiece.


Misericordia 3, King's 0

The nationally ranked Cougars earned a 25-19, 25-17, 25-19 sweep on the road.

Jared Piontkowski turned in 14 kills, three aces, three blocks and five digs. Anthony DePalma had 12 kills and Gannon DeFrain recorded 31 assists.

Greg Bousquet led the Monarchs with seven kills and eight digs.