Crestwood Sports Scan

Wyoming Valley West defeated Crestwood, 556-50, in a girls basketball game played January 18.

Crestwood held a 26-18 lead over Valley West at the end of the first half but a big third quarter by the lady Spartans made the difference in the game.

Maddie Ritsick was the game-high scorer with 25 points.

Making up the remainder of the points for Crestwood were Julia Makowski with 12 and Abby Macko chipped in six while Emily Shiplett, Kate Snipas and Marlee Dillion each tossed in two. Sarah Hopkins contributed with one.

The Crestwood boys basketball team cruised past Tunkhannock for a 71-46 win on January 21.

Robbie Hopkins led the Comets with 14 points while Tim McCue and Matt Andrews each scored nine in the win.

In the balanced scoring attack for Crestwood, Jason Klusewtiz tossed in seven. Mendell Foreman, Lance Blass, and Noah Jackson each chipped in six, while Kyle Gegaris and Josh Malkemes added five apiece. Brandon Schmidt and Josh Kaminski each scored a bucket.

+++++ Hazleton Area dominated

Crestwood in a WVC wrestling match on January 20.

Tyler Shaud (106) was a bright spot for the Comets, pinning Liam Katz in :32 in the 66-6 defeat.