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How Every Spring Sport is Doing

By Gehrig Dibble/ Junior Writer

Spring sports have just started up. Things are about to get into full swing for Softball, Baseball, Volleyball, and Track and Field.

Here is a recap on how they are all doing so far this year:

Softball:

The Softball team started their season 1-0 after a 9-5 win against Lackawanna Trail. Abigail Laude pitched for the Raiders: tossing all 7 innings whilst recording 12 strikeouts and only allowing 5 hits for the Lion’s offense.  The offense was led by Freshman Hailey Carpennetti delivering a 3 run home run.  Their current record is 1-2. Senior Kendall Farthing, Senior Leigha McCain, Senior Madison Makosky, and Junior Bella Shea all have recorded multi-hit games. They will play Carbondale on Monday April 15 to try to pick up a win in the league.

Senior Abigail Laude delivering the pitch.

Baseball:

Blue Ridge baseball started the year 0-3 after losses against Mid Valley, Elk Lake and most recently against Lackawanna Trail. The Raiders recorded 6 total hits from Sophomore Brendan Marvin, Junior Gehrig Dibble, and Senior Conner Sauer. On their defensive side, they also had solid pitching efforts from Michael Smith, Andrew Kowalewski and Landen Witbeck tallying up 4 strikeouts between them.  Their next game is on Monday April 15 home against Carbondale.

Freshman, Brendan Marvin framing the pitch

Volleyball:

Next up is Boy’s Volleyball.  The Raiders are 5-0 so far on the year including wins against Hanover, Berwick, Scranton, Lackawanna Trail and North Pocono.  All victories were 3-0 sweeps. Senior, Connor Cranage leads the team in kills piling up 66 of them in their 5 games.  Senior Libero, Aiden Glasgow leads the team in digs with 22, and Senior Carson Gallagher leads the team with 110 assists.  The rest of the team has also played solid roles to contribute to their team’s success this year.

Team huddling up.

Track and Field:

Boy’s Track is 0-1 on the year losing their only match to Elk Lake 96-26.  Sophomore Nicholas Marvin, won the 110 hurdles for the Raiders with a time of 22.23 and the 300 hurdles in 51.6. Sophomore Matt Carey, secured points for the Raiders coming in 3rd places in the Shot Put.  On the other hand Girl’s Varsity is 1-0 after beating Elk Lake 83-64.  In the 3200 Relay (Madeline Naylor, Rheanna Valentine, Payton Perrington, and Delaney Tench) and the 400 Relay (Ella Robinson, Addison Welch, Emerson Winter, and Layla Sinnett), the girls secured victories for the Lady Raiders. Senior Ella Woosman, finished first in the Javelin while Senior Ella Robinson, finished first in Long Jump.  Both of their next matches are April 10th against Lackawanna Trail.

Sophomore Nick Marvin hurdling.

Find more Spring Sports information click here for baseball and softball stats or click here for more volleyball/track stats.

Read more about Blue Ridge sports click here.

Read more Journalism articles about sports click here.

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Gehrig Dibble
Gehrig Dibble
Gehrig Dibble is 16 years old and is currently a Junior at Blue Ridge HIgh School. He lives in New Milford, PA.  He hopes to do well in high school so he can hopefully attend college.  He is undecided on what he wants to do in the future. This is Gehrig’s first year in journalism and he hopes to bring attention to events at Blue Ridge that are often overlooked.
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