Weekend Sports Roundup 9/21
Tyler Hartranft and Dan Kempa had record shattering days during a 28-13 loss to No. 23 Lycoming on the road in Williamsport. Kempa broke King’s All-Time career receiving yards record with 131 yards on 10 grabs for the day. He broke Julian Walker’s mark of 1,965 yards from 2002-05 with his 2,029 on Saturday.
Hartranft became the Monarchs All-Time passing yards leader with 4,509 yards beating Tom Pierantozzi’s record from 1998-2001
The Men’s and Women’s teams beat Lycoming this weekend, the Men blanking them 9-0 and Women winning 6-3, both stay undefeated against all completion and play Tuesday and Wednesday respectively.
Men’s Soccer took a beating to Acradia 7-3 in Glenside, PA on Saturday. Bradley McKim scored five goals, three coming in the first 14 minutes of action. The Monarchs drop to 5-3 overall for the season.
The Lady Monarchs shut out rival Albright 2-0 at McCarthy Stadium on Saturday, improving to 2-1-2. Jessica Natale made four saves coupled with goals from underclassmen Savannah Tucker and Alexandra Garrett.
The Lady Monarchs fell to York College after they opened up a 3-0 lead by halftime, despite two Alyssa Monaghan second half goals. The scorching York team improved to 7-1 on the season and dropped King’s to 4-4
King’s Volleyball, helped from senior Emily Heimbecker’s five kills and senior Mary Loughran’s 24 assists and six dig, the Lady Monarchs swept St. Joseph’s at St. John’s historic Lou Carnesecca Arena.
They continue their strong season with a 6-2 overall record and will face Freedom Conference champion Eastern University on Tuesday.
The King’s Cross Country teams ran well at the Dickinson Long/Short Invitational on Saturday, the men finishing 19th out of 35 teams and the women finishing 23rd of 40 squads in team scoring.
Both teams have a BYE week for Homecoming and will return to action in two weeks at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University.