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October 7, 2012

HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS: GC girls win Buhl Farm Tennis Invitational


Allied News Sports Staff

MERCER COUNTY AREA — Led by singles winners Meredith Trent, Abby Casalnova and Courtney Corban and the doubles duo of Molly Somora-Brittany Foringer, Grove City High girls garnered the 15th annual Buhl Farm Tennis Invitational title.

At Buhl Farm Park the Lady Eagles (33) eased to the win by outdistancing Hickory (20), Kennedy Catholic (19), Wilmington (18), Greenville (16), Oil City (8) and Sharon and Franklin (6).

Alanna Elliott (Wilmington) won the other singles crown, while the tandems of Jensen Kirila-Stephanie Moore (Kennedy Catholic) and Rachel Mettee-Lauren McGonigle (Hickory) also triumphed.

Tournament director Sue McLaughlin reported 106 players competed in the day-long event.

ä 1st Singles: Trent (GC) def. Mora McLaughlin (OC), 10-2. Semifinals: Trent def. Christiana Vucenovich (W), 8-1; McLaughlin def. Lina Starr (F), 8-3.

ä 2nd Singles: Casalnova (GC) def. Allie Newmeyer (H), 10-5. Semifinals: Casalnova def. Monica Bober (KC), 8-6; Newmeyer def. Lauren Barber (W), 8-6.

ä 3rd Singles: Elliott (W) def. Reba Duran (GC), 10-3. Semifinals: Elliott def. Rebekah Kish (KC), 8-1; Duran def. Lexi Weaver (F), 8-5.

ä 4th Singles: Corban (GC) def. Cheyenne VanTassel (G), 10-3. Semifinals: Corban def. Avianna Danta (KC), 8-3; VanTassel def. Jenny Williams (OC), 8-6.

ä 1st Doubles: Kirila-Moore (KC) def. Lauren Kizak-Nikki Morgenstern (H), 10-4. Semifinals: Kirila-Moore def. Aubriana Dellibovi-Marissa Monnin (S), 8-7; Kizak-Morgenstern def. Brooke Marini-Cameron Leary (G), 8-3.

ä 2nd Doubles: Mettee-McGonigle   (H)  def.  Nikki

McCowan-Alexi Donati (W), 10-6. Semifinals: Mettee-McGonigle def. Alex Hughey-Vonita Hall (S), 8-1; McCowan-Donati def. Alex Hudson- Abby Lenhart (KC), 8-6.

ä 3rd Doubles: Somora-Foringer (GC) def. Hannah Johnson-Lauren Faber (G), 8-7(7-5). Semifinals: Somora-Foringer def. Megan Fisher-Kaela Reinhart (G), 8-3; Faber-Johnson def. Nikki Marrone-Johnna Scheuermann (H), 8-7(7-3).



BOYS SOCCER

ä Slippery Rock 3, Wilmington 1 — On Monday at Slippery Rock, Josh Jones tallied twice and Mark Cessar once.

Jones’ 2nd-half goals at the 27:10 and 39:45 segments snapped a 1-1 stalemate after Wilmington’s Jon Clark scored at the 20:43 mark.

Luc LaChance, Cole McCandless and Aaron Gercken were credited with assists, while Zack Latorre made 1 save in goal.

Ian Behm made 3 saves in

the Greyhounds’ goal.

ä Mercer 0, Kennedy Catholic 0 (2 OT) — At Butala Stadium, the teams tusseled for 100 minutes of scoreless action.

Gavin Cianci shut out the Mustangs to help key Kennedy (4-1-1 region, 9-1-1), coach Bill Dodd reported.

ä Sharon 2, Grove City 1 — At Tiger Stadium, the host Tigers triumphed on goals by Dylan Cerroni and Josh Nichols. Nichols assisted Cerroni’s score, also. Goalie Vince Shaffer made 5 saves for Sharon (5-4-3).

Alex Boarts scored for GC, but Sharon’s shots-on-goal margin was 20-6.

JV: Grove City, 2-0.

ä Hickory 1, Slippery Rock 0 — At Hornet Stadium on Wednesday night, the host Hornets moved to 5-5-2 on the season.

Justin Peidle scored a 2nd-half goal at the 19:35 mark and keeper Donté Green had 10 saves, while Zach Latorre stopped 6 shots for the Rockets. JV: 1-1.



BOYS GOLF

Led by the 1-2 placement of Conner Gray and Tommy Dimon, Butler won the 30th annual Tam O’Shanter High School Golf Invitational.

Gray garnered medalist honors as he shot 73, a total matched by Dimon. They boosted Butler to a 317 team total, a scant stroke better than Shenango (318) and 2 better than Meadville (319) in the 29-team field.

The remainder of the individual top 10 included: John Fusco (Strong Vincent), 75; Mike Macairello (New Castle), Zach Ford (Meadville), Chris Kupniewski (Strong Vincent) and Ryan Dugan (New Castle), 77s, and Gino Baroffio (Butler) and Sharon’s Jack Evans, 78.

Following Butler, Shenango and MASH in the team standings were: Strong Vincent (322), Laurel (330), Grove City (336), Neshannock (340), Greenville and Reynolds (343), McDowell (344), Riverside (347), New Castle, Union and Corry (350), Elk County Catholic (351), Cathedral Prep (353), Kennedy Catholic (355), Mercyhurst Prep (356), Sharon (359), Lakeview (374), Mercer (375), Franklin (379), West Middlesex-Red (382), North East (386), Fairview (388), Ellwood City-Lincoln (393), Titusville (397), Union City (408) and West Middlesex-White (440).

Mercer County-area individual scoring:

ä Grove City — Ben Lucas 79, Dylan Osborne 83, Ed Hetrick, Collin Lawson 87s.

ä Greenville — Chad Ferguson 81, Dan Addison 96, Nick Deitrich 87, Kendal King 89.

ä Reynolds — Travis Breese 84, Zach Taylor 85, Jacob Reimold 86, Ryan Sherbondy 88.

ä Kennedy Catholic — Jocob Wilson 84, John McGonigle, Paul Spondike 87s, Teddy Haaz 97.

ä Sharon — Jack Evans 78, Carl Carpenter 88, Chris Franek 95, Louis Wareham 98.

ä Lakeview — Sam Magargee 81, Casey Greggs 95, Keith Kepner 98, Richard Kite 100.

ä Mercer — Nate Guiler 80, Peter Timashenka 91, Mark Peters 94, Dylan Angermeier 110.

ä West Middlesex-Red — Nate Anthony 86, Ryan Dogan (95), Travis Roberts 97, Chaz Burger 104.

ä West Middlesex-White — Jacob Weiser 99, Ethan Moroco 100, Jason Ash 119, Graham Hudson 122.



GIRLS GOLF

Region 1 Mega-Match

Hickory captured its 2nd straight and 6th overall region title by rolling to victory in the final Mega-Match of the season at Lucky Hills Golf Course in Franklin.

Hickory shot a 175, Reynolds carded a 216 and Rocky Grove had a 242.

Rosy Hearns fired a 37 to lead Hickory. She finished with the top average in the region with a 37.6, reported coach Craig Antush. Alena Lancia, Kelsey Dudash and Abby Hearns all shot 46 for the Lady Hornets.

Marie Clark and Izzy Schell carded 52s for Reynolds, while Jamie Vamosi fired  a 53  and  Taylor Yahner added a 59.

Grove City independent Meg Birmingham shot 64.

Hickory battles Mercyhurst Prep at 10 a.m. today for the District 10 2-A team championship at Riverside Golf Course in Cambridge Springs.



GIRLS SOCCER

ä Hickory 4, Slippery Rock 1 — At Slippery Rock, M.K. Bair and Isabella Spadafora had 2 goals each for the Lady Hornets (9-1). Jackie White and Sara Suler had assists and Morgan McBride made 14 saves in goal. Anne McGowan was cited for making a great defensive play.

JV: 0-0.

ä Mercer 1, Wilmington 0 — Under the lights at New Wilmington, Megan Lang posted the only goal of the game as the Lady M’s improved to 4-0-1 in Region 1 and 5-3-1 overall.

Megan McKinney assisted on the goal. Analise Whenry posted 9 saves between the pipes to earn the shutout.



ä Mercer 3, Kennedy Catholic 1 — At Butala Stadium, Hermitage, Megan McKinney had 2 goals and an assist as the Lady M’s (6-3-1) topped KC (2-4).

Lexie Arkwright had the other goal for Mercer and Sarah Stevens was credited with an assist. Analise Whenry posted 5 saves in goal for the Lady M’s.

Stacy Goclano scored for KC off an assist from Tawney Godfrey. Shelby McElhinny notched 10 saves between the pipes.

In Wednesday’s edition, Hickory scorekeeper Anne McGowan was credited with “strong defensive play” in a 4-1 win vs. Slippery Rock. The player was Mackenzie Gruber.

ä Hickory 2, Grove City 1 — At Forker Field, Grove City, Sara Suler and Jackie White garnered goals for the visiting Lady Hornets.

Also, Bella Spadafora assisted on a score and goalkeeper Casey Zreliak made 10 saves. Kate Davis garnered Grove City’s goal, which gave it a 1-0 margin at intermission.

˝ In a recent edition, MacKenzie Gruber was cited for her strong defensive play. She was misidentified as Anne McGowan.

GIRLS TENNIS

ä Grove City 3, Hickory 2 — At Hermitage, the visiting Lady Eagles’ Meredith Trent, Abby Casalnova and Reba Duran swept singles action in straight sets. Both teams are 11-2.

Singles: Trent (GC) def. Marissa Works, 7-5, 6-3; Casalnova (GC) def. Allie Newmeyer, 6-4, 6-4; Duran (GC) def. Sharon Mettee, 7-6(13-11), 6-1. Doubles: Lauren Kizak-Nikki Morgenstern (H) def. Alexis Delligatti-Stephanie Krofcheck, 6-1, 6-4; Rachel Mettee-Lauren McGonigle (H) def. Maddie Jazwinski-Katie Kosick, 6-0, 6-1.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

ä Slippery Rock 3, Mercer 0 — At Slippery Rock, the Lady Rockets (11-0) rolled to a 25-9, 25-13, 25-13 sweep over the Lady M’s (6-5).

Mercer: Amanda Cameron 8 points, 7 digs; Anna Connor 5 kills; Heather Woods 11 points, 7 digs; Maddie Hessmann 5 digs; Nikki Redmond 6 digs; Katie Zellman 5 digs; Melissa Shoemaker 5 digs. Slippery Rock: No stats reported.

JV: Slippery Rock, 25-13, 25-20.

ä Lakeview 3, Reynolds 0 — At Transfer, the visiting Lady Sailors coasted to a 25-12, 25-14, 25-23 sweep of the Lady Raiders (3-6).

Reynolds: Kelli Ansinger 13 assists, 6 points; Kayla Hughes 7 points, 6 digs; Brooke Bresnan 6 points; Trish Liszka 5 digs; Autumn Babcock 11 digs. Lakeview: No stats submitted.

JV: Lakeview, 22-25, 25-17, 15-8.

ä Grove City 3, Hickory 1 — At Grove City, the host Lady Eagles soared, 25-20, 25-23, 15-25, 26-24. Hickory fell to 2-4.

Hickory: Madison Collier 6 points, 11 digs, 22 assists; Hope Wilterdink 9 points, 5 digs; Nicole Lacava 9 points, 10 kills, 6 digs; Erin Hoffacker 6 digs, 5 assists; Danielle Collier 5 points, 7 kills, 11 digs; Victoria Tomko 21 digs, 8 points; Grace Stigliano 5 points; Alyssa Kostka 8 digs; Katie Gustas 7 digs; Wynter Linhart 5 digs. Grove City: Stephanie Risch 8 points, 10 passes; Olivia Chuzie 10 points, 4 passes, 12 assists; Blake Bocan 15 points, 5 kills; Jordyn Wyllie 12 points, 5 kills, 9 blocks; McKenzie Fagan 9 blocks; Kaitlin Miller 10 points, 18 assists, 6 passes, 8 kills, 7 blocks.

JV: Grove City, 22-25, 25-16, 15-13.



ä Lakeview 3, Farrell 1 — At E.J. McCluskey Gymnasium, the visiting Lady Sailors (5-3) coasted to a 25-19, 19-25, 25-15, 25-17 win over the Lady Steelers (3-6).

Farrell: Johntae Scott 9 digs; Keysia Oatis 8 kills; Alicia Jackson 8 kills; Whitney Murray 6 kills; Domoniq Savage 6 assists; Jasmine Pegues 6 assists; Jakayla Samuels 5 serving aces. Lakeview: Taylor Reed 19 assists, 5 kills, 8 points; Rachel McKean 10 kills, 5 blocks; Sam Womer 5 kills, 10 blocks; Tia Ray 10 kills, 5 blocks, 8 points; Alex Ruediger 10 digs, 7 points.

JV: Lakeview, 25-18, 25-22.

ä Grove City 3, Sharon 0 — At Grove City, the host Lady Eagles eased to a 25-14, 25-14, 25-14 swep.

Grove City: Kaitlin Miller 10 assists, 10 serving points (6 aces), 10 digs; Olivia Chuzie 7 digs; Blake Bocian 6 digs, 5 points; Ashley McCoy 14 digs; McKenzie Fagan 5 blocks, 5 digs; Stephanie Risch 18 digs; Jordyn Wylli 7 digs. Sharon: No stats reported.

JV: Grove City, 25-16, 25-23.



ä Slippery Rock 3, Hickory 0 — At “The Rock Box” in Slippery Rock, the Lady Hornets fell to 2-5 with the 25-23, 26-24, 25-19 loss.



Hickory: Hope Wilterdink 5 kills, 8 digs; Nicole Lacava 5 kills, 6 digs; Erin Hoffacker 5 points; Danielle Collier 5 points, 9 kills, 26 digs; Victoria Tomko 19 digs; Madison Collier 16 points (5 aces), 8 digs, 21 assists; Alyssa Kostka 7 digs; Winter Linhart 6 digs. Slippery Rock: No stats reported. JV: Slippery Rock, 25-16, 25-18.



BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

ä Grove City 15, Hickory 47 — At Grove City, Dan Jaskowak cruised to a 1st-place finish in 16 minutes flat as the Eagles remained unbeaten.

Logan Griffen took 6th (17:29) for Hickory (4-1).

ä Slippery Rock 25, Sharon 30 — At Buhl Farm Park, Sharon’s (0-5) Cody Buchanan won in a time of 17:42, but the Rockets’ runners prevailed, led by runner-up Caleb Bickel.

ä West Middlesex 15, Mercer 50 (forfeit) — At Mercer, the Mustangs did not field a full team. Mercer’s Kevin Reno took 1st in 17:26, while Levi Canon clocked in 2nd at 17:41 for WM (4-0, 7-0).

ä Lakeview 18, James-town 45 — At Jamestown, Devon Workman (18:05) and Billy Kinsey (18:15) finished 1-2 as the Sailors beat the Muskies. Christian McElhaney took 3rd for Jamestown in 18:23.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

ä West Middlesex 15, Mercer 50 — At Mercer, the Ms. Reds improved to 4-0 in the region, 7-0 overall with the win. Chloé Tyillian finished 1st for WM in a time of 20:50.

Mercer did not have a runner finish in the top 10.

ä Grove City 27, Hickory 30 — At Grove City, Lexi Bible (19:48) clocked in 1st for Hickory (4-1) and Hannah Sanford was 2nd for the Lady Eagles in 20:11 in a competitive dual meet.

ä Sharon 22, Slippery Rock 33 — At Buhl Frm Park, Slippery Rock’s Lauren Dietz won in a time of 23:20; however, Delaney Ser, Zhanea Davis and Julia Foltz finished 2-3-4 for Sharon (1-4).



ä Lakeview 15, James-town 50 (forfeit) — At Jamestown, the Lady Muskies did not field a full squad. Lindsey Anderson (22:51) took 1st for Jamestown; Andrea McConnell (23:07) 2nd for the Lady Sailors.



BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

GROVE CITY 15, HICKORY 47

1. Dan Jaskowak (GC), 16:00; 2. Aaron Benka (GC); 3. Ryan Budnik (GC); 4. Ian Brown (GC); 5. John Somora (GC); 6. Logan Griffen (H); 7. Brandon Wise (GC); 8. Kyle Boyd (H); 9. Ryan Whiteman (GC); 10. Kevin Janscar (H).

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SLIPPERY ROCK 25, SHARON 30

1. Cody Buchanan (S) 17:52; 2. Caleb Bickel (SR); 3. Andrew Maxwell (SR); 4. Matthew Dilts (S); 5. Will Henry (SR); 6. Aaron Eilenfeldt (SR); 7; Joshua Fabian (S); 8. Scott Greenawalt (S); 9. Tyler Yarlington (SR); 10. Andrew Campbell (S).



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LAKEVIEW 18, JAMESTOWN 45

1. Devon Workman (L), 18:05; 2. Billy Kinsey (L); 3. Christian McElhaney (J); 4. Chuck Miller (L); 5. Jacob Elder (L); 6. Nick Bindas (L); 7. Adam Dosch (L); 8. Chris Drozynski (L); 9. Stephen Stringer (L); 10. Andrew Moss (J).



GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

WEST MIDDLESEX 15, MERCER 50

1. Chloé Tyillian (WM), 20:50; 2. Kelsey Murray (WM); 3. Kristen White (WM); 4. Anna Zrile (WM); 5. Jordan Aubel (WM); 6. Kia Howe (WM); 7. Logan Nitsche (WM); 8. Mia Perilli (WM); 9. Stephanie Garrett (WM); 10. Laine Alsdorf (WM).



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GROVE CITY 27, HICKORY 30

1. Lexi Bible (H), 19:48; 2. Hannah Sanford (GC); 3. Jackie Abraham (H); 4. Katie Jaskowak (GC); 5. Lauren Decker (GC); 6. Haley Boyd (H); 7. Madison Hamilton (GC); 8. Bailey Brown (H); 9. Kara McClain (GC); 10. Abigail Johnston (GC).

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SHARON 22, SLIP. ROCK 33

1. Lauren Dietz (SR) 23:20; 2. Delaney Ser (S); 3. Zhanea Davis (S); 4. Julia Foltz (S); 5. Becca Novak (SR); 6. JoLynn Anderson (S); 7. Brienna Roys (S); 8. Amie Kravener (SR); 9. Becky Anna (SR); 10. Becky Masterson (SR).