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September 29, 2013

Fall high school sports in full swing


Allied News Staff Writer

MERCER COUNTY AREA — High school fall sports are in full swing for area teams as they drive for District 10 playoffs berths.

Several local golfers earned slots in the District 10 Boys Golf Championships this past week with places in the Region 1 qualifier.

Following are recent results of all local high school sports reported to The Herald or Allied News:

BOYS GOLF

District 10 Region 1

Qualifier

At par-72 Tam O'Shanter Golf Course, Hermitage, the top 7 finishers from the 18-competitor field advanced to the District 10 tournament.

Kennedy Catholic’s Jacob Wilson was medalist after shooting a 79.

Following Wilson were: Zach Taylor (Reynolds), Chris Palutro (Lakeview), Nate Guiler (Mercer), Nick Deitrich (Greenville) and Jake Reaugh (Jamestown), all of whom carded 83s, and Terry Haaz (Kennedy Catholic), 85.

A tie-breaker was implemented, using each golfer’s score on No. 1.

Rounding out the field were: Jacob Reimold (Reynolds), 86; Mark Peters (Mercer) and Paul Spondike (Kennedy Catholic), 87; Keith Kepner (Lakeview), 89; Colton McCright and Bryar Wentling (Greenville), 90; Ronnie Meals (Jamestown) and Brock Watson (Mercer), 95; Jesse Kirila (Kennedy Catholic), 96; Chris Shultz (Jamestown), 97, and Austin Milliren (Lakeview), 99.

ä Slippery Rock 172, Grove City 177, West Middlesex 197 — At Oakview Golf Course, Zac McCue carded a medalist round of 38 to lead Slippery Rock.

Slippery Rock: McCue 38, Collin Hyatt 44, Sam Isacco, Ken Rall 45s; Grove City (10-6): Matt Gordin 42, Jake Cline 43, Kyle Shingledecker 45; Jordan Anderson, Justin Fulkerson 47s; West Middlesex: Ryan Dogan, Jace Burger 48s, Chaz Burger 50, Aiden Bellucci 51.

Meadville Invitational

At The Country Club of Meadville, Grove City finished 5th (339) behind Cathedral Prep (308), McDowell (329), Mercyhurst Prep (331) and Slippery Rock (338).  Another Mercer

County club competing was Reynolds (371).

For Grove City it was Matt Gordon, 82, Kyle Singledecker and Justin Fulkerson, 85s, Jake Cline, 87, and Jordan Anderson, 98.

ä Kennedy Catholic 173, Mercer 179 — Jacob Wilson’s medalist round of 39 led Kennedy Catholic High’s golf team to a win over Mercer Wednesday afternoon.

At Tam O’Shanter, Wilson and Kennedy Catholic (8-2 region 10-2 overall) captured the Region 1 championship.

KC Coach John Kerins commented, “Two years ago we didn’t even have a team. We only have five this year, which makes it a little tough. But the kids worked hard ... I’m really proud of them.”

Mercer is now 8-2, 11-3.

Kennedy Catholic: Wilson 39, Paul Spondike, Teddy Haaz 43s, Jesse Kirila 46. Mercer: Brock Watson 42, Mark Peters 43, Nate Guiler 46, Ian Ollila 48.

ä Mercer 181, Sharon 187 — At Spring Valley Golf Course in Mercer, Mark Peters fired a 42 in leading the Mustangs (14-3) past the Tigers in a non-region match. Joe Faber carded a 43 for Sharon.

Mercer: Peters 42, Nate Guiler, Brock Watson 44s, Matt Mathias 51. Sharon: Faber 43, Chris Hartnagel 46, Carl Carpenter, Louis Wareham 49s.



GIRLS SOCCER

ä Grove City 7, Oil City 0 — At Forker Field Wednesday night, the Lady Eagles eased to the win, led by Julie DiStasi (2 goals), and Katelyn Williams, Kalie Davis, Alexa Smith, Kyleigh Hyduchak and Elizabeth Donaldson, each of whom tallied once.

Taylor Gregg, Abby Fulkerson, Hayat Hazy and Mara Miles were credited with assists, while goalkeeper Olivia Andrews pitched the shutout.

ä Slippery Rock 6, Meadville 0 — Jenny Dudek (3 goals, 1 assist), Molly Joyce (2 goals, 3 assists), Lilly Weitzel (1 goal) and Abby Magliocca (1 assist) led the Lady Rockets. Keeper Hannah Wilson made 3 saves.

ä Slippery Rock 13, Oil City 1 — Dudek (6 goals, 6 assists), Joyce (6 goals, 2 assists), Jenna Whitman (goal), and Magliocca (3 assists) paced Slippery Rock. Wilson made 6 saves in goal.



GIRLS TENNIS

ä Grove City 5, Sharon 0 — At Buhl Farm Park, the visiting Lady Eagles eased to a handful of straight-sets wins, including Claire Casalnova, Katie Kosick and Molly Somora, as well as the tandems of Maddie Jazwinski-Morgan McCommon and Lauren Steele-Brittany Foringer.

Singles: Casalnova (GC) def. Jackie Bradshaw, 6-0, 6-0; Kosick (GC) def. Hannah George, 6-3, 6-0; Somora (GC) def. Isabella Scarmack, 6-3, 6-0. Doubles: Jazwinski-McCommon (GC) def. Natalie Liscio-Lauren Wood, 6-3, 6-2; Steele-Foringer (GC) def. Erin Hosick-Monica Campbell, 6-1, 6-2.



GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

ä Grove City 3, Slippery Rock 1 — At Grove City, the host Lady Eagles prevailed, 25-17, 25-20, 24-26, 25-23.

Grove City: Belle Chiodo 29 serving points; Stephanie Risch 5 points, 22 passes; Taylor Shingledecker 5 points; Arianna Sprando 8 points, 33 assists; Jenn Ferguson 12 points, 5 blocks; Corianne Hyduchak 11 kills, 14 passes; McKenzie Fagan 14 kills, 11 blocks; Jordyn Wyllie 9 points, 10 kills, 5 blocks. Slippery Rock: No stats reported.

JV: Grove City, 21-25, 25-19, 15-6.

ä Lakeview 3, Sharpsville 2 — At Sharpsville, the host Blue Devils dropped the first 2 games, then Sharpsville came up short in its comeback bid, 25-21, 25-22, 23-25, 23-25, 15-12. Lakeview: No stats reported.

Sharpsville (4-2, 4-3) : Rachel D’Auria 8 points, 9 kills, 5 blocks; Rachel Harenchar 8 points, 5 digs; Madison Przicina 5 kills, 28 assists; Emily Anderson 9 kills; Leah LaRocca 8 kills; Kara Morrin 13 points; Olivia Shuttleworth 12 points; Emily Sackett 7 points. Lakeview: No stats reported.

JV: Lakeview, 25-10, 25-21.

ä Mercer 3, Kennedy Catholic 1 — At Mercer, the host Lady M’s posted a 25-10, 25-20, 18-25, 25-15 win.

Mercer (5-5): Maddie Hessman 16 points, 9 digs; Erika Berger 7 digs; Lindsey Miller 18 points; Angie Moose 5 digs; Nikki Redmond 15 points, 7 kills, 13 digs; Katie Love 6 digs; Taylor Moon 12 points, 5 kills; Melissa Shoemaker 16 points, 20 assists, 6 digs; Kaitlyn Nemeth 14 points, 8 digs; Lindsay Nemeth 5 blocks. Kennedy Catholic (0-8): Laetitia Coleman 10 assists; Emilee Taylor 6 digs, 12 kills; Tatum Kress 6 blocks, 15 digs, 8 kills; Hannah Burns 7 assists; J’Shawna Thompkins 10 points (5 aces), 5 blocks, 6 digs, 10 kills; Khalidah Muhammad 12 points, 6 digs; Tori Bremick 8 digs; Taylor Hood 6 digs; Makayla Shannonhouse 5 points, 12 digs.

JV: Kennedy Catholic, 25-23, 25-20.

ä Lakeview (4-1 region, 5-1 overall) swept Kennedy Catholic Tuesday night. Lakeview: Ashley Ray 19 points; Rachel McKean 11 points, 13 kills; Sam Riddle 7 points; Salena Stutzman 13 points; Taylor Reed 23 assists; Tia Ray 8 kills, 11 points.

KC: Latetia Coleman 7 assists; Taylor Hood 5 digs; J’Shawna Thompkins 18 kills; Emilee Taylor 6 digs; Tatum Kress 5 digs; Tori Bremick 7 digs; Donique Marcella 5 points; Hannah Burns 5 assists.

JV: Lakeview, 25-14, 25-16.

ä Grove City 3, Green-ville 0 — At Grove City, the host Lady Eagles eased to a 25-20, 25-12, 25-20 sweep.

GC: Stephanie Risch 6 serving points, 14 passes; Arianna Sprando 6 points, 24 assists; Taylor Shingledecker 11 points (7 aces); McKenzie Fagan 13 kills; Jordyn Wyllie 9 points; Jenn Ferguson 9 points, 7 kills; Corianne Hyduchak 9 kills. Greenville: No stats reported.

JV: Grove City, 25-14, 25-17.

 ä Wilmington 3, Mercer 1 — At Mercer, the Hounds notched a 26-24, 23-25, 25-11, 25-10 victory over the Lady M’s (4-5).

Wilmington: No stats reported. Mercer: Maddie Hessman 12 points, 5 digs; Lindsey Miller 8 points, 7 blocks, 8 kills; Angie Moose 5 assists, 5 kills; Nikki Redmond 14 points, 6 kills, 10 digs; Katie Love 5 digs; Taylor Moon 15 points, 5 kills; Melissa Shoemaker 14 points, 15 assists, 11 digs; Kaitlin Nemeth 7 points, 9 digs; Lindsey Nemeth 5 blocks, 5 kills.

JV: Wilmington, 25-23, 26-24.



BOYS SOCCER

ä Slippery Rock 4, Grove City 0 — At Grove City, the visiting Rockets blanked the Eagles with a strong defensiv e effort.

Josh Stutz turned a hat trick with a trio of goals, while Luc LaChance also drilled the net on a penalty kick. Assists went to Mark Cessar (2) and Josh Jones.

Jason Bluedorn had 5 saves in goal for the victors, while Jed Grimm had 4 saves for Grove City.

ä Grove City 8, Franklin 4 — At Franklin Tuesday, Coach Ron Churhill and Grove City got a penalty kick score by Cole Latimer then  later Steven Biddle scored off a break-away before Latimer hit the back of the net again. Franklin’s Theodore Richards scored on a PK and later another goal, sandwiching but Grove City’s Camron Feather’s goal. Grove City’s Noah Stewart, off a corner kick, scored. Latimer next hit his 3rd goal.

For Grove City, assists went to Latimer, Peter Conley, Riley Keffer, Ethan Kellett, Camron Feather and Evan Lowers. Grove City had 16 shots on goal (4 corner kicks); Franklin 15 and 2, respectively.



ä Slippery Rock 6, Sharon 1 — At Slippery Rock, the host Rockets rolled as Sean Freidhof and Luc LaChance tallied twice each, and Josh Stutz and Zach Dublin contributed goals. Josh Jones assisted twice and Nate Popejoy, Stutz and Ben Magliocca once each. Aaron Martwinski mustered Sharon’s lone score. Slippery Rock’s Jason Bluedorn and Sharon’s Andrew Rauch made 3 and 9 saves, respectively.

ä Mercer 6, West Middlesex 0 — No details reported.



BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

ä Grove City 15, Sharon 50 — At Buhl Park, the Eagles swept 8 of the top 10 spots. Aaron Benka finished 1st overall in 16:57 for GC. Matt Dilts was 8th for the Tigers.



GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

ä Sharpsville 22, Lakeview 36 — In the Shenango Valley, Maddie Prizinca staked Sharpsville to success in a winning time of 20:48; leading Lakeview was Andrea McConnell (21:59).

ä Grove City 19, Sharon 38 — At Buhl Park, GC’s Catie Jaskowak clocked in at 20:05 to finish 1st. Xsila Powell placed 2nd for the Lady Tigers.

ä Mercer hosted James-town in a boys’/girls’ meet. Jamestown boys and Mercer girls won by 15-50 forfeits. Mercer’s Jaime Burdette (23:01) and Jamestown’s Christian McElhaney (18:49) were the top finishers.

ä Sharpsville boys hosted Lakeview, but forfeited 15-50. Sharpsville’s Brad Calleja clocked in at 17:58 to win the exhibition.



BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

GROVE CITY 15, SHARON 50

1. Aaron Benka (GC), 16:57; 2. Ryan Budnik (GC); 3. Brian Whiteman (GC); 4. John Depew (GC); 5. Dylan Connell (GC); 6. Braydon Pyle (GC); 7. Jordan Powell (GC); 8. Matt Dilts (Sharon); 9. Max Palison (GC); 10. Josh Fabian (Sharon).



GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

SHARPSVILLE 22, LAKEVIEW 36

1. Maddie Przicina (S) 20:48; 2. Andrea McConnell (L); 3. Cassie Lukonic (S); 4. Marla Holland (L); 5. Eugenia Davies (S); 6. Allie Vilasi (S); 7. Emma Messett (S); 8. Cassie Scott (S); 9. Hannah Jacob (L); 10. Alyssa Dosch (L).

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GROVE CITY 19, SHARON 38

1. Catie Jaskowak (GC), 20:05; 2. Xsila Powell (S); 3. Olivia Lowe (GC); 4. Hannah Stanford (GC); 5. Tessa Semple (GC); 6. McKayla Wimer (GC); 7. Jolyn Anderson (Sharon); 8. Zhenea Davis (Sharon); 9. Breanna Roys (S); 10. McKayla Schmidt (GC).