Monar­chs score late for vic­tory

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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.

Field Hockey

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.

Women’s Volleyball

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.

Men’s Soc­cer

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.

Women’s Soc­cer

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.

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