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May 11, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: County track set today at Hickory

MERCER COUNTY AREA — The annual Mercer County Track & Field Invitational will be held at Hickory High’s Hornet Stadium today, beginning at 9 a.m.

Competing are all Mercer County teams, Class AAA and AA, as well as Slippery Rock. The meet serves as a warm-up to the District 10 championships set next week at Harbor Creek High.

Following are the top seeds in each event according to season performances:

BOYS

4x800 relay—Grove City (Ian Brown, Daniel Jaskowak, Ryan Whiteman, John Scott Somora, Dillon McConnell); 110 hurdles—Kyle Trinch (Grove City); 100—Clay Allen (West Middlesex); 1600—Kevin Reno (Mercer); 400—Tyler Confer (Sharpsville); 4x100 relay—West Middlesex (Sebastian Grasso, Jeremy Jancso, Luke Patten, Allen, Joe Trippy, Austin Mirizio); 300 hurdles—Trinch; 800—Jaskowak; 200—Allen; 3200—Ryan Budnik (Grove City); 4x400 relay—Lakeview (Connor Stankovich, Zach Van Dusen, Billy Kinsey, Blake Reddick, Robbie Stringer, Devon Workman); Long jump—Jancso; Triple jump—Jon Jacoway (Sharon); High jump—Jacoway; Shot put—Jon Yohman (Wilmington); Discus—Yohman; Javelin—Matt Voytik (Hickory); Pole vault—Patten.

GIRLS

4x800 relay—Sharon (Brienna Roys, Xsilla Powell, Jessica Kirsch-Talbert, Zhane’a Davis, Leonna Bell, Thompson Tiaja); 100 hurdles—Janette Berger (Mercer); 100—Rebekah Petty (Greenville); 1600—Mary Jaskowak (Grove City); 400—Lauren Decker (Grove City); 4x100 relay—Greenville (Samantha Keys, Braleigh Knierman, Molly Montalvo, Bradi Osborne, Petty); 300 hurdles—Berger; 800—Abby Casalnova (Grove City); 200—Bell; 3200—Julia Schaufel (Greenville); 4x400 relay—Sharon (Bell, Kirsch-Talbert, Davis, Powell, Ra’Liya Rice); Long jump—Hannah Drake (Wilmington); Triple jump—Drake; High jump—McKenzie Fagan (Grove City); Shot put—Sophia Fustos (Hickory); Discus—Julie Falvo (Wilmington); Javelin—Sarah Lucich (West Middlesex); Pole vault—Petty.

SOFTBALL

ä Wilmington 13, Lakeview 0 (5 inn.) — At Stoneboro, Wilmington winning pitcher Abby Sotter silenced the Lady Sailors on just 2 singles. She struck out 7 and walked 1, and 45 of the 73 pitches she threw went for strikes.

Cassidy Marett, Lexi Donati and Alanna Elliot ended with 2 hits apiece for Wilmington, and each drove home a pair of runs for the Lady Hounds. Donati drilled a triple and home run, and Courtney Cohen and Marett drilled doubles, Marett muscled a triple, as did Elliot for Region 2-AA titlist Wilmington (6-1, 14-2).

Losing Lakeview pitcher K.Mahen gave up 11 hits, but was victimized the 3 Sailors’ errors. She and K.McClelland had the lone Sailors’ singles.

ä Hickory 12, Grove City 6 — At Memorial Park, Grove City, the visiting LadyHornets’ Morgan McBride hammered a pair of home runs. McBride drove in 3 runs with 3 hits, while Danielle Collier collected 3 hits, as did Courtney Maniscalco. Also, Anna Abate added a single, double and 3 ribbies for Hickory (7-2 region, 10-2 overall).

Lauren Kizak KO’d 4 in 4 frames in which she permitted 6 runs on 6 hits and 3 runs, while Chelsey Marriott mowed down Grove City in the 5th, 6th and 7th on just 2 hits. She whiffed 2 and did not walk a batter for 1st-year coach Tanya McClafferty.

Belle Chiodi (4 innings, 8 hits 2 KOs, no walks), Cassie Feather and Maddie Elberty pitched for Grove City.

Jordan Hesselgesser, 2 hits, Taylor Shingledecker ,single, double, and Katie Maine, 3-run double, led the Lady Eagles (4-12) offense.

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