The Crestwood boys basketball team opened the season with a 60-43 win over Scranton on December 9.
Mike Palmiero scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Comets in scoring, followed by Kevin Klusewitz with 13.
Also putting points on the board for Crestwood were Camden Boris with nine, Evan Knapp, seven, Ryan Petroski, five, and Don Shaw, four. Frank Casarella and Sean Murphy each added two points in the win.
On December 11, Crestwood lost a close game to Delaware Valley, 54-52.
Palmiero scored 26 points for the Comets. Boris added 12, Murphy tossed in eight and Klusewitz chipped in four points in the loss.
The Crestwood girls basketball team cruised past Riverside, 60—42 in a game played December 18.
Sara Hopkins was the high scorer for the Lady Comets with 18 points. Julia Makowski and Helena Jardine each tossed in 12 points for Crestwood, while Sarah Richards added 10.
Also scoring for Crestwood were Andrea Shipton with six and Bella Termini with two.
Against Williamsport on December 14, Crestwood won, 64-48.
Julie Makowski and Hopkins paced the Lady Comets with 20 and 19 points, respectively. Also putting points on the board were Bella Termini with six, Sarah Richards, five, Kristen Andrews and Helena Jardine each chipped in with four points, and Riley Megan tossed in two.
Crestwood defeated Pleasant Valley, 67-52 in a game played December 8.
Hopkins was the top scorer with 25 points followed by Makowski with 24. Jardine tossed in eight while Shipton added seven. Kristen Andrews tossed in four and Richards scored two in the win.
In a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 game against host Pittston Area on December 21, Crestwood won in dramatic fashion by a score of 39-25.
Makowski led the Lady Comets with 18 points, followed by Hopkins who scored 10. Shipped added four while teammates Magin chipped in three, and Jardine, two.
+++++ In the opening match of the
Wyoming Valley Division 1 wrestling, Crestwood fell to Coughlin, 48-24.
For Crestwood Ron Grevera pinned Tanner Smith at 160 in 3:11, and Anthony Koval pinned Joe Davis at 170 in 1:18. Winning by forfeit were Trey Zabroski at 120 and Shane O’Rourke at 220.