Salisbury Press

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tennis team eyes rematch with Lions

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by TODD KRESS in Sports

The Salisbury boys’ tennis team finished last season one win under .500 in the Colonial League and captured six wins in conference.

The Falcons have already surpassed that win total this season and they’re not even midway through April.

Since Salisbury (9-1 in Colonial League; 10-3 overall) dropped its first league match to reigning champion Moravian Academy last week, the team has started a new winning streak. The Falcons responded with convincing wins over Hamburg (3-2) the following day and Notre Dame (Green Pond) (4-1) to open this week.

Holben leads league in long jump

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by The Press in Sports

The Colonial League recently distributed its list of top track and field performers for the 2016-17 season. The following list includes the top five performers in each event as well as the top Salisbury athlete in each event.

BOYS

100: 1. tie Michael Creighton (Palis), Jared Colletti (Palis) 10.8, 3. tie Jonathan Marfisi (PA), Trevor Cunningham (NW) 11.2, 5. tie Jasone Means (W), Job Goodman (W) 11.3, 7. Eric Frankenfield (Sal) 11.4;

Falcon softball wins four straight

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Things couldn’t have been much tougher for the Salisbury softball team to open its spring season.

The Lady Falcons started 2017 with games against one team that was off to a hot start and another that was last year’s league champion. Those games came on back-to-back days.

After falling short in those two games against Northern Lehigh (3-2) and Bangor (15-2), respectively, the Falcons have since righted the ship.

Colonial League Track and Field Top Performers

Friday, April 7, 2017 by The Press in Sports

The Colonial League recently distributed its list of top track and field performers for the 2016-17 season. The following is the top five in each event.

BOYS

100:1. tie Michael Creighton (Palis), Jared Colletti (Palis) 10.8, 3. tie Jonathan Marfisi (PA), Trevor Cunningham (NW) 11.2, 5. tie Jasone Means (W), Job Goodman (W) 11.3;

200: 1. Michael Creighton (Palis) 22.1, 2. Jared Colletti (Palis) 22.5, 3. Jonathan Marfisi (PA) 23.2, 4. Trevor Cunningham (NW) 23.3, 5. Jasone Means (W) 23.4;

Gradaution leaves big holes on SHS track and field team

Thursday, March 30, 2017 by TODD KRESS in Sports

A number of familiar faces that local track and field fans saw in Salisbury uniforms over the past four years won’t be back in 2017. It will be a new-look group leading the Falcons this year, while some familiar faces are back.

State-runner up in triple jump event and 13-time district medalist Lindsay Bauer is the most recognizable face that will me missing this spring. She has move to Rider College. But the Falcons also graduated a number of others, including Colonial League javelin champion Tevon Weber.

Falcons look for more offense in 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017 by TODD KRESS in Sports

Salisbury’s biggest issue was clear as day last season. There was no running from the Falcons’ struggle to score runs.

In the Colonial League where Salisbury finished 8-9 and was on the outskirts of the league tournament, the Falcons scored three runs or less eight times. That trend haunted them in the district tournament as they scored just four runs in two games.

Tennis team starts 3-0 in CL

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by The Press in Sports

Monday, March 27

Salisbury-Wilson

The Falcons beat the Warriors 5-0 to improve to 3-0 in Colonial League play and 3-1 overall this season.

John Yurconic, Mason Groff and Ethan Heydt won singles matches against Wilson, while the doubles team of Ryan Slutsky and Daniel Bonge, along with Aaron Kahn and AJ Oliver, picked up wins.

Salisbury 5, Wilson 0

SINGLES

John Yurconic (S) def. Michael Glovas (W) 8-0; Mason Groff (S) def. John Boerchers 8-0; Ethan Heydt (S) def. Anthony DeArmas 8-1.

DOUBLES

STATE CHAMPS! Becahi girls win state 4A title

Friday, March 24, 2017 by SCOTT PAGEL in Sports

The Bethlehem Catholic girls basketball team captured its first state title on Thursday night, knocking off Villa Maria of Erie 46-27 in the girls 4A final.

Becahi was 0-for-2 to that point in state title games, falling as recently as 2013, but this time things would be different, as the Hawks won again using a familiar approach in their playoff run - a quick start.