Elk Lake Girls Win Lackawanna Cross Country Title
The Elk Lake girls’ cross country team completed an undefeated Lackawanna League season on Oct. 18 with wins over Dunmore, 15-48, and Riverside, 15-50.
Maria Trowbridge led a Lady Warrior sweep of the first four positions with a time of 19:06. Jenny VanEtten was second in 19:12, followed by Kirsten Hollister (19:28) and Lainey Bedell (19:30).
Other times included Abby Zdancewicz (20:15), Emily Williams (20:29), Kellie Grosvenor (21:24) and Alayna Doolittle (21:30).
In the boys’ meet, Elk Lake defeated Dunmore, 23-33, and Riverside, 16-46.
Luke Jones won the race for the Warriors in 15:54. Will Bennett was second in 16:17. Other times included Ed Cumins (17:01) and Jason Vermeulen (17:53).
The Elk Lake girls’ junior high won the Lackawanna League Class AA team championship with 34 points, 20 fewer than runner-up Holy Cross.
Kenzie Jones was second, overall, for the Lady Warriors in 12:00. Other times included Katie Bennett (12:30), Keri Jones (12:31), Lexi Heminway (12:52) and Corina Kraynak (13:13).
In the boys’ race, Elk Lake was second in the team standings to Holy Cross, 44-57.
Hunter Bedell was second in the race for Elk Lake with a time of 10:42. Dalton Sherman was third, overall, in 10:56. Dan Bell also had a sixth-place finish in 11:21.
On Oct. 18, Elk Lake defeated Western Wayne, 5-3.
Matt Cuomo had three goals to pace the Warriors. Alex Manzek and Tyler Arnold also had goals.
Arnold and Tanner Reyan each had assists.
Nick Dudock made 10 saves for Elk Lake.
On Oct. 20, Mountain View defeated Elk Lake, 3-2 (18-25, 25-13, 16-25, 25-18, 15-11).
Michaela Boner had eight kills. Carley Bennett had 15 aces and six digs. Katie VanEtten handed out 11 assists.
On Oct. 18, Elk Lake outlasted Susquehanna, 3-2 (25-23, 12-25, 11-25, 25-20, 15-10).
Bennett had five kills to go with 19 points, including three aces, for Elk Lake. VanEtten handed out 10 assists and made four digs. Kelsey Caines had four kills and a block.