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February 16. 2013 2:24AM
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Pens goalie wins 100th

Scott Munroe picked up his 100th career American Hockey League victory when the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins defeated the Binghamton Senators, 3-2, March 18.


The Penguins are home again today against the Springfield Falcons.


Locals reach NCAA tourney

Two teams with former Lackawanna League players in their starting backcourts reached the second round of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament before being eliminated.


Louisville, with Abington Heights graduate Becky Burke, and Delaware, with Dunmore graduate Lauren Carra, each won once.


Burke had a team-high 14 points in a 67-55 win over Michigan State. She had five points in the final game of her career, a 72-68 loss to Maryland.


Carra had 12 points in a 73-42 rout over host Arkansas-Little Rock, the first NCAA Tournament win in Delaware history. The junior had seven points in a 70-64 loss to Kansas that ended a 21-game winning streak by the seventh-ranked Blue Hens.


Basketball all-star games set

Lackawanna Trail's Andrew Kettel and Scranton's Tony Battaglia will serve as coaches for the Lackawanna League All-Star Game Tuesday at Valley View.


A 3-point shooting contest at 7 p.m. will be followed by the game at 7:30.


Kettel will coach the Blue team, which includes North Pocono's Jack Williams and Justin Haddix, Lackawanna Trail's Stephen Miller and Matt Lochen, Abington Heights' Patrick Calvey and John Vassil, and Valley View's Cory Callejas and Brian Lalli, along with players from Delaware Valley, Honesdale, and Blue Ridge.


Battaglia will have Malik Draper, Terry Turner, and Joe McCarthy from his team; along with Riverside's Jerry Kincel; West Scranton's Malcolm Sweeting; Dunmore's Jordan Dempsey; Scranton Prep's Mike McDonald and Matt Walsh; Lakeland's Alex Filarsky and Mike Striefsky; Holy Cross' Ryan McGoff; and two players from Montrose.


The Lackawanna League girls' basketball game is scheduled for Monday night at Forest City.


Vince Bucciarelli of Abington Heights and Al Smith of Montrose will serve as coaches.


Montrose falls in semifinals

Karli McFatridge scored 20 points Tuesday night to lead York Catholic to a 60-37 victory over Montrose, the last District team left in the state girls' basketball tournament, in a Class AA semifinal.


Montrose was led by Myra Lattimore with 17 points and six rebounds. The Lady Meteors (27-3) had a 26-game winning streak broken.


Softball tournament April 14-15

Spots are available in a men's slow pitch softball tournament in Taylor April 14-15.


For more information, call Dave at 591-3359.




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