Monarchs score late for victory
At Annville, quarterback Zach Whitehead scored on a 6-yard run with 25 seconds left, giving King’s a 44-39 victory over Lebanon Valley on Saturday in MAC football.
It was the Monarchs’ (2-1, 1-1 MAC) first win at Lebanon Valley since 2005.
Whitehead was effective running (76 yards, three touchdowns) and throwing (373 yards, two touchdowns), and Jordan Downes rushed for 94 yards.
Cornerback Eli Vascos intercepted Lebanon Valley’s Tyler Sterner at the Monarchs’ 17-yard line with 4 seconds left, sealing the victory for King’s.
Widener 34, Misericordia 21
At Widener, the Cougars scored three times in the final quarter but couldn’t overcome a 27-point deficit.
Brady Williams threw for 256 yards and three touchdowns for Misericordia (0-3, 0-2 MAC). He also ran for 110 yards in what was his first career start.
Isaiah Williams had seven catches for 143 yards, including a 79-yard touchdown.
Women’s Cross Country
Misericordia placed five runners in the top 10 to win the Cougar Classic at Letterkenny Fields on Saturday. Clare Schoen and Meredith Hartz were second and third, respectively. Emma Federinko was seventh, Emily Madigan was eighth and Rowan Pepe was tenth.
Scranton’s Abby Corrigan finished first overall.
Men’s Cross Country
Misericordia swept the top four positions to win the Cougar Classic. Sean Luzzi, Alex Fitch, Matt Oscovitch and Eric Deignan finished first through fourth, respectively. Zach Davis was seventh.
Visiting King’s scored a goal in each half to record a 2-0 victory over Immaculata. It was the Monarchs’ first win of the season.
Brianna DiMaggio led King’s with a goal and an assist. Kelsey Gabriele also scored and Selina Malacari recorded an assist.
Alvernia 4, Wilkes 1
At Schmidt Stadium, Haley Gayoski scored for the Colonels, but it wasn’t enough to catch Alvernia’s four goals.
Dallas Kendra made 11 saves for Wilkes.
The Colonels are now 2-4 on the season.
Misericordia split a trimatch with Cairn and Farmingdale in the Anderson Center. The Cougars swept Cairn before falling in their second match, 3-1.
Paige Shaughnessy, Coleby Charlier and Tara Welliver all had five kills in the opener while Ariana Gagliardi, Mikayla Gunkle and Mackenzie Mee all had three aces. Against Farmingdale, Michelle Sehested had a team-high 11 kills and Jassmine Watson added nine.
Wilkes 3, PSU-Harrisburg 2; Wilkes 3, Immaculata 0
At Immaculata, the Colonels (4-6, 0-1 MAC) picked up two wins in Saturday’s trimatch. Jamey Mikovich had 31 total kills and 24 digs on the day, while Alexis Morgan had 42 assists in the win against Harrisburg.
SUNY New Paltz used two first-half goals to defeat King’s, 3-1.
The Monarchs fall to 3-3 on the season.
Liam McLoughlin recorded the King’s goal, and Zach Wolcott had the assist.
Lebanon Valley 4, Wilkes 0
At Annville, the Dutchmen pulled away in the second hlaf for an easy victory. The Colonels fell to 2-4 this season.
Salisbury 4, Misericordia 0
At Salisbury, the Cougars allowed four goals in the final 27 minutes in the loss.
Ema Sabovic (1 goal) and Lauren Esser (1 goal, 1 assist) led Wilkes past visiting Penn College, 3-0, at Schmidt Stadium. Wilkes remains unbeaten with a record of 4-0-1.