Crestwood Sports Scan

The Crestwood girls basketball team clobbered Coughlin en route to a 61-25 win in a game played January 25.

Maddie Ritsick led the Lady Comets with 22 points in the lopsided victory.

Kate Snipas followed with 11, Marlee Dillon chipped in six, and Julie Makowski had five points.

Also putting points on the board were Sarah Hopkins and Abby Murphy with four points each, Alyssa Cuono, tossed in three, while Bella Termini and Emily Shiplett each had a point.

Ritsick again led Crestwood in scoring to defeat Pittston Area, 60-48, in a game played January 28.

Prior to the game, Ritsick was recognized as Crestwood’s new all-time leading scorer.

Against Pittston Area, Ritsick was the game-high scorer with 16 points.

Hopkins also turned in a solid offensive performance for the Lady Comets with 13 points followed by Abby Macko with eight.

Also scoring for the winners were Snipas and Shiplett with six points each, followed by Julia Makowski with seven. Dillon added four.


The Crestwood boys captured a 49-36 win over Coughlin on January 26.

Robbie Hopkins scored 12 points for the Comets, followed by Josh Malkemes with eight.

Jason Klusewitz, Branson Smith, and Mendell Foreman each chipped in six points, Matt Andrews scored five and Lance Blass added four in the win.

On January 28, the Crestwood boys defeated Pittston Area, 69-53.

Lance Blass and Hopkins led the Comets in scoring with 17 and 16 points respectively. Klusewicz followed with 11 points while Malkemes chipped in 10. Also scoring for Crestwood

were Kyle Gegaris with five, while Brandon Schmidt and Foreman each added four points.

+++++ The Crestwood wrestlers fell to

Coughlin, 41-24, in a meet held on January 28.

For the Comets, Shane O’Rourke pinned Paul Clemons at 220.

Other results for Crestwood include: Tyler Shaud (106) won by a 5-4 decision over Tino Morrow, and Saige George (138) defeated Frank Castanu, 6-3.

On January 30, Crestwood lost a close match to Wyoming Area, 33-27.

For the Comets, Shaud (106), Brandon Rainier (126), Anthony Kovalchik (145), and Liam Stone (152) all recorded pins.