Field hockey: Wyoming Area has perfect week, while Pittston Area fights hard


Staff reports



Pittston Area’s Ali Dunn controls the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday.


Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Gabby Dara sends the ball up the field against Delaware Valley Wednesday.


Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area goalie Shelby Gardner blocks the shot against Delaware Valley Wednesday.


Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Gabby Wassel moves the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday.


Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Abbie Vaxmonsky fights for control of the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday.


Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Bailey Jordan wins the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday.


Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

HUGHESTOWN — Wyoming Area picked up a much-needed win, while Pittston Area played two tough games in field hockey action this past week.

The Warriors earned one of their best wins of 2016 with a 2-0 decision over Coughlin on Wednesday.

Wyoming Area scored both of its goals in the second half. Cassidy Orzel opened the scoring with 15 minutes to play when she scored on a feed from Emilee Wanko. With four minutes to play, Lindzey Feeney scored to put Wyoming Area up for good, also from Wanko.

Although Wyoming Area was outshot by the Crusaders, the Warriors got 10 saves and a shutout from keeper Katie Wolfgang.

The Warriors also picked up an 8-0 win over Abington Heights Monday.

Abington Heights 4,

Pittston Area 3

Nina Cirelli’s two goals paced Pittston Area as the Patriots fell to Abington Heights on Thursday.

The Comets scored a pair of unanswered goals in the second half to come back from a 3-2 halftime deficit. Pittston Area goalie Shelby Gardner made a game-high 17 saves.

Delaware Valley 5,

Pittston Area 1

Pittston Area’s Abby Vaxmonsky scored PIttston Area’s lone goal to start the scoring in the second half of a loss to Delaware Valley Wednesday.

Shelby Gardner made 12 saves for Pittston Area in the loss. The Patriots couldn’t come back from a 3-0 deficit after the first half.

Up next for Wyoming Area will be a matchup at Crestwood on Monday. Pittston Area travels to Hazleton Area on Monday. The Warriors will host Dallas on Wednesday, while Pittston Area hosts Lackawanna Trail.

Pittston Area’s contest with Dallas, originally scheduled for Monday has been moved to Friday, Oct. 21 at Dallas.

Pittston Area’s Ali Dunn controls the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_PSD101616Field-Hockey-Pitts1.jpgPittston Area’s Ali Dunn controls the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday. Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Gabby Dara sends the ball up the field against Delaware Valley Wednesday.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_PSD101616Field-Hockey-Pitts2.jpgPittston Area’s Gabby Dara sends the ball up the field against Delaware Valley Wednesday. Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area goalie Shelby Gardner blocks the shot against Delaware Valley Wednesday.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_PSD101616Field-Hockey-Pitts3.jpgPittston Area goalie Shelby Gardner blocks the shot against Delaware Valley Wednesday. Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Gabby Wassel moves the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_PSD101616Field-Hockey-Pitts4.jpgPittston Area’s Gabby Wassel moves the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday. Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Abbie Vaxmonsky fights for control of the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_PSD101616Field-Hockey-Pitts5.jpgPittston Area’s Abbie Vaxmonsky fights for control of the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday. Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Bailey Jordan wins the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_PSD101616Field-Hockey-Pitts6.jpgPittston Area’s Bailey Jordan wins the ball against Delaware Valley Wednesday. Aimee Dilger | Sunday Dispatch

Staff reports

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