Kenny’s big game propels Misericordia
At Delaware Valley, Jason Kenny scored a game-high 30 points and helped Misericordia pull away with a late spurt, 84-75, on Saturday in MAC Freedom men’s basketball.
With the victory, the Cougars remained perfect in league play (4-0).
Kenny hit 17 free throws and moved into seventh place on the school’s all-time scoring list.
Eastern 91, Wilkes 76
At Eastern, the Eagles (105, 3-1 MAC Freedom) finished strong as they broke open a 66-all tie with nine minutes remaining to defeat Wilkes, 91-76.
Eastern had five 3-pointers apiece from Antonio Chapman (22 points) and Holy Redeemer graduate Darius Washington (21 points).
Wilkes (10-5, 3-1 MAC Freedom) got a career day from sophomore Mark Mullins, who led all scorers with a career-best 24 points.
King’s delivered MAC rival Manhattanville a 46-39 setback at Scandlon Gymnasium.
With the win, King’s improved to 8-7 overall and 3-1 in league play. It was Manhattanville’s second loss of the season.
Rebecca Prociak led the Monarchs with 13 points and nine rebounds, while Mackenzie Yori had nine points.
Eastern 93, Wilkes 79
Though sophomore and Nanticoke Area graduate Gianna Roberts posted a career-high 21 points, the Colonels (4-10, 0-4 MAC Freedom) fell on the road to a sharp-shooting Eastern (4-10, 1-3 MAC Freedom) team that made 15 of 27 3-pointers.
Catey Mcfadden (13 points, 9 rebounds), Vanessa Whitecavage (13 points, 5 assists) and Alyssa Alfano (12 points, 5 assists) also scored in double figures for Wilkes.
Delaware Valley 65, Misericordia 59
At Delaware Valley, Rachel Carmody’s third consecutive double-double couldn’t get the Cougars (8-6, 1-2 MAC Freedom) past the Aggies (5-10, 2-2 MAC Freedom).
Carmody, a junior from Western Wayne, tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Cougars in scoring along with Quintessa Zamolyi.
King’s split a pair of matches at a tri-meet at Penn College.
In the first match, the Monarchs fell to Gettysburg, 33-6. In the second, King’s and Penn College battled to a 21-21 tie, but the Monarchs were awarded the victory because they won five matches compared with four for Penn College.
Eddie Merrill was the lone double winner for King’s with a pair of decisions at 197 pounds.
At Misericordia, Ricky Averill won three races to lead the Cougars to a 139-108 defeat of Wilkes.
Jared Byrne won the 100 freestyle, Anthony Stampone took the 50 breaststroke, and they helped Wilkes take the 200 medley relay.
At Misericordia, the Cougars won every race — including two individual and two relay victories by Clare Winton — to down Wilkes, 199-48.