Freshman Peyton Jones, an Elk Lake grad, broke the 20 minute mark to set the pace for Morrisville State men’s cross country at the SUNY Polytechnic Short Course Invitational on Aug. 31 in Marcy. Jones set the tone early on for Morrisville State men’s cross country as he posted an individual finish of third among the field of 123 runners Saturday, with a time of 19:52 in the 6K race. His time led the Mustangs to a seventh overall team finish, as they collected 212 team points.
Marywood University defeated Immaculata University 21-34 in a dual meet that at the Atlantic East Conference Preview Meet Saturday in women’s cross country. Trail alum Ashleigh Clarke, a Pacers junior, took second in 17:09, nearly 90 seconds ahead of last year’s 4K time.
The meet also featured runners from Keystone College. Elk Lake graduate and Keystone freshman Shyanne Bennett was fourth in 18:21.
The University of Scranton men’s cross country team finished in third place as the Royals captured the Misericordia Invitational on Aug. 30. The Royals topped the team standings with 30 points, while host Misericordia finished second with 51 points. Trail’s Matt Kinback added a top-10 finish for Scranton as he finished ninth in 17:38.8 to round out the team’s top five.
Senior Amanda Hardy, of Tunkhannock Area, dished out 15 assists in Keystone College women’s volleyball loss at DeSales 3-0 on Aug. 30 to start the 2019 season. The Giants fell to Stevenson & Rutgers Camden on Aug. 31, in which Hardy added three blocks in the DeSales Tournament.
The FDU field hockey team earned a 6-0 win over Keuka College Aug. 31. Entering the final frame up 5-0, senior Maggie Sohns, a Tunkhannock grad, would add to the lead with a goal in the 46th minute to close out the scoring on the afternoon.
Trail graduate Lauren Baldwin notched the game-winning goal :42 into the overtime period to lift the visiting Wilkes University field hockey team to a 2-1 victory over host Susquehanna University in the opener of the Connie Harnum Classic on Aug. 30. Baldwin broke free early in the overtime period and found the back of the net to put the Colonels into the title game breaking a 1-1 tie which lasted through three quarters of play.