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    PAGE 12
Sunday, March 4, 2012
With the Dallas girls bas-
ketball team trailing by 13
points in the second half and
its leading scorer, Ashley
Dunbar, not yet scoring,
things did not look good for
the Lady Mountaineers.
But, then Dunbar took over
the game, matching her sea-
son best with 26 points in the
final 17 minutes as the Dallas
girls rallied for a 62-56 over-
time victory over Holy Re-
deemer during the District 2
Class 3A quarterfinal.
Dallas (14-7) nearly threw
away its chance at overtime
with nine seconds remaining
in regulation,
Redeemer’s Alexis Lewis
made two free throws, giving
the Royals a 50-48 lead. Dun-
bar took the inbounds pass
and raced the length of the
court, making a layup to tie
the game.
The problem?
A timeout had been called
by Dallas coach Kelly John-
son with 4.9 seconds on the
clock. The score did not
Coming out of the huddle,
the Mountaineers worked the
Sam Missal (No. 13) of Dallas tries to block the shot of Holy Re-
deemer’s Alexis Lewis (No. 50) during a Class 3A girls basketball
ball to Dunbar who tried to
penetrate along the baseline
but was double teamed by the
Royals and came up short.
The defense over-pursued,
however, leaving Dunbar an
open 8-foot jumper as the
buzzer sounded.
Averaging 12.2 points per
game, Dunbar went scoreless
for the first 18 minutes until
making two free throw for
Dallas’ first points of the
third quarter. Those shots cut
the Royals’ lead to 29-18 and
were enough to ignite the
Maggie Michael, filling in
for an injured Sara Flaherty,
made a basket and Englehart,
who had 11 points and ‘11 re-
bounds, had a stickback.
Softball booster
club will meet
The Dallas Softball Boost-
er Club will hold a meeting
at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March
6 at Leggio’s in Dallas.
Parents of girls in seventh
through 12 grades who will
play this season are urged
to attend.
For more information, call
Bill Kern 498-5991 or Brent
Berger 793-1126.
seeking players
Wyoming Valley Vipers
travel softball organization
is looking for a few players.
Pitching is a plus.
If interested, contact Jim
Dunn at 333-4398 or 332-
BMYS hosts
futsal soccer league
Back Mountain Youth Soc-
cer will host an indoor Fut-
sal/Soccer league continuing
through March for ages U6
to high school age at the
Penn State Lehman Campus
More information and sign
up sheets are available on-
line at
Gymnastics program
Continued from Page 11
Jake Winters (138), Bryan
Carter (152) and Nick Shelley
(160) all won by decision for the
Knights after Dallas’ Dominick
DeGraba started the day with a
win at 106.
Shelley’s win, which earned
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him a second district title, came
against another former district
champion, Mountaineer Bill
At his match in the 126 Ib. cat-
egory, the Knights’ Austin Har-
ry did his best to give his team a
chance, pinning Nanticoke’s
Josh Allbaugh, earning his sec-
ond district title.
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Shooting Starz Gymnas-
tics, 250 Johnston St.,
Wilkes-Barre, will accept
enrollment on April 14 and
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October 29 and December
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The Wilkes-Barre Wings PeeWee A team won first place recently in the Canadian Cup Tournament
in Montreal, Quebec. Members of the team are Andrew Faist, Factoryville; Jacob Switzer, West
Pittston; Mitchell Forgash, Forty Fort; Trey Leo, Dallas; Josh Moses, Kingston; Liam Barrett,
Dallas; Geoffrey Walton, Plains; Jake Bartosiewicz, Plymouth; Joseph Gallia, Pittston; Dylan
Davenport, Dallas; Matthew Proski, Plymouth; Jake Rosner, Mountaintop; Avery Pruden, Blooms-
burg; Shane Angle, Mountaintop; and John Usavage, Kingston.
Wings team grabs first place
The Wilkes-Barre Wings Pee
Wee A team took first place in
the Canadian Cup Tournament
in Montreal, Quebec at the Les 4
Glaces Ice Rink this month,
beating teams from New Jersey,
Boston and Quebec.
This is the first time the
Wings made the trek to Mon-
treal, Quebec to win gold.
In their first game, the Wings
tied with the Boston Stars, 1-1.
They followed that up with a 54
win against the New Jersey Dev-
ils and a 3-0 defeat of the Mon-
treal Rockets.
The Wings then defeated the
New Jersey Devils again, 4-3, in
the championship game with a
nail biter of a game that went in-
to sudden death overtime to
take home the gold medal.
Wings goalie Andy Faist was
named the game’s Most Valua-
ble Players and Geoffrey Walton
scored the winning goal and was
named the tournaments Most
Valuable Player.
The Wilkes-Barre |Wings
hockey team is coached hy Rich
Mihelic and Paul Eyerman.
The team consists of 12 and
13-year-old players from the area
and skates at the Ice Rink at
Coal Street.
DES wrestlers compete in Canton Matmen Tournament
Dallas Elementary students
Steven Newell and Lucas
Shultz competed in the Canton
Matmen Wrestling Tourna-
ment representing the Rock
Solid Wrestling club headed by
3-time All American and
NCAA Wrestling Hall of Famer
Rocky Bonomo.
Newell continued his march
toward the post season, taking
first place by pinning all of his
opponents in dominating fash-
ion by using his patended arm
bar series.
Shultz also had a good out-
ing, taking second and being
the only 7-year-old in the
Shultz had a 74 dechiogs:
and two pins, one of them
ing just 13 seconds.
The boys will compete in
the Pa. Junior Wrestling Cham-
pionships and the Middle At-
lantic Wrestling Association
post season tournaments,
Continued from Page 11
while Matt Whitesell added sev-
en points while playing excellent
defense for the winners.
The Spurs got balanced scor-
ing from Sam Nocito, John Tous-
sant, Tanner Saracino and Zak
Luksic while Brayden Saracino
and Josh Balara also played well
in a losing effort.
Suns 48
Magic 15
Todd Phillips led the Suns with
31 points while Michael Starbuck
added eight for the winners. Eth-
an Capitano and Cooper Kelly
played excellent defense for the
The Magic were led by Lenny
Kelley with nine points while
Matt Whitesell scored six in a los-
ing effort.
Knicks 44
Celtics 39
Jack Farrell exploded for 44
points to lead the Knicks over the
Celtics in semi-final action. Drew
Lojewski also played well for the
Dylan Schuster led the Celtics
with 15 points while Freddie
Lombardo added 12 and Jack Ze-
hyer scored eight in a losing ef-
Suns 35
Sixers 23
Todd Phillips scored 29 points
to lead the Suns to a win over the
Sixers in the other semi-final
game. Michael Starbuck and
Nathaniel Spare bath played ex-
cellent defense forthe winners.
The Sixers were led by Jack
Gallis’ 15 points and Bryce Cho-
pik chipped in with four for the
Playoffs today
The Suns will play the Knicks
at 1:15 p.m. today, March 4 at the
Dallas High Schoo! gymnasium
in the championship game.
Phone: 570-474-5847
Fax: 570-474-6952
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