Tonawanda News

May 14, 2013

Lowery doubles up to lead Jacks to victory

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Jake Lowery was a dual threat for the North Tonawanda track team on Tuesday afternoon, no task was too tough for him. 

Lowery, was a double-winner, claiming victories in the 100 hurdles (18.1) and triple jump (35-4), helping the Lumberjacks defeat Nia.-Wheatfield, 88-52 in conference play. 

Jack Jibb won a pair of events for the Falcons, placing first in the 1,600 (4:52.7) and 3,200 (10.40.2).

Lockport 102, Lew-Port 35

Dave Pollack won the 110 high hurdles (16.3) and the long jump (20', 10.50'') for the Lions (5-0 NFL). John Besaw also picked up wins in the 100m (11.4) and the 200m (23.4). 

Ken East 93, Niagara Falls 48

Jared Dolan had a top finish in both the shot put (47-8) and discus (132-6) for the Bulldogs (4-1), while Gavin DeMaria added wins in the pole vault (11-6) and triple jump (36-8).

BASEBALL

North Tonawanda 12, Ken East 11

The Lumberjacks (2-11 NFL) were able to scatter 14 hits en route to the victory over the Bulldogs (2-11 NFL). Josh Brosius was 3 for 4 from the plate with three RBIs and scored two runs.

Chris Mellott, Taylor Mellott, Nick Baron and Curtis Swan all had multiple hit games contributing to the win.

"It was a nice (win) after yesterday's lack of hitting," said North Tonawanda coach Eric Partell. "It was great to start hitting again."

The Jacks only committed one error on defense. They will travel to Ken West today to take on the Blue Devils. First pitch is slated for 4:45 p.m.

St. Francis 4, O'Hara 3

Ryan Wojinski pitched a complete game allowing only three hits for the Hawks (6-9, 2-7 MMA). Wojinski also had a single and two stolen bases.

Nia.-Wheatfield 7, Ken West 2

Doug Litwinski hurled a complete game, allowing just three hits while striking out a pair to lead the Falcons (7-6 NFL). Dan George paced the N-W offense with two hits and two runs while Anthony Tardibuono knocked in two runs on as many hits. Tom Ryan had a hit and a run for the Blue Devils (6-6 NFL).

GIRLS TRACK

Grand Island 77, Kenmore West 64

Alyssa Lesakowski won the 100m hurdles (17.5) and the 400 meter hurdles (1:11.6) for the Blue Devils (4-2 NFL).

Lockport 106.5 Lew Port 34.5

Rachel Williams won the shot put (37', 4 1/2'') and the discus (86', 9'') for the Lions (5-0 NFL). 

North Tonawanda 83, Nia.-Wheatfield 58

Danielle Dalporto won the 3,000 (12:13.2) and 800 (34.5) and Gabby Hanson took the 400 (1:03) to lead the Lady Jacks, while Kyri Jackson was the top-finisher in the 100 and 200 for the Falcons.

Ken East 84, Niagara Falls 56

Erin O'Brien won the 100 and 400 hurdles with times of 17.4 seconds and 1:09.9, respectively, to help push the Blue Devils (3-2) past the Wolverines. Austin Nagelhout (triple jump) and Alicia Pooley (pole vault) also contributed to the win with top finishes, while Gianna Bush won the 3,000-meter run for the Wolverines with a time of 13:17.26.

SOFTBALL

Ken East 12, N. Tonawanda 0

Courtney Creasey pitched a complete game shutout for the Bulldogs (4-9 NFL). Jessica Hyland led the offense, going 5 for 5 with a home run and 3 RBIs.

Tonawanda 21, Holland 4

Danielle Paladino went 4 for 6 with a double, triple and three RBIs for the Warriors (2-10 ECIC IV). Joanna McCarthy also added three hits and 6 RBIs. 

BOYS TENNIS 

Grand Island 3 Lockport 2

Anthony Huff & McClain Erhard won the match for the Vikings (12-2 NFL) at No. 2 doubles, defeating Brett Bynes & Evan Dick of Lockport (5-8 NFL).

Ken. East 3, Ken. West 2

Sam Tulipane & Josh Posch claimed the victory for the Bulldogs at No. 2 doubles. Nick Atallah and Nico Mancuso won at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles for the Blue Devils.