As Greenville and Reynolds battled at Thiel College’s Alumni Stadium Friday, five other District 10 region games were on the schedule as teams battled for playoff spots — 3 Region 3-AA clashes and 2 in Region 1-A.
In 3-AA, Sharon beat Wilmington, 35-21, at Tiger Stadium; Hickory routed Saegertown, 77-0, at Hornet Stadium and Grove City pounded the Rockets at Carter Field in Titusville, 48-0.
In Region 1-A, Lakeview edged Sharpsville, 19-13, and Conneaut Area defeated Farrell, 34-19.
In non-region action Friday, Mercer and Brookfield both improved to 6-2 with wins. The Mustangs beat District 9 opponent Keystone, 56-28, while the Warriors defeated Conneaut, 14-8
In Region 1-A action today, West Middlesex heads to Butala Stadium in Hermitage to take on Kennedy Catholic. Kickoff is at noon.
Following are staff reports from Friday’s games:
ä Sharon 35, Wilmington 21 — At Sharon, it was a meeting of two teams that have met plenty of times with big stakes on the line.
After all, since Wilmington joined District 10 in 1994 the Greyhounds and Tigers have clashed 4 times in the D-10 Class AA Championship game and two other times in the distict playoffs.
But Friday’s meeting was much different, although still quite significant. Both teams are just trying to earn a spot in the playoffs at the end of the year.
Both came in with 3-2 records in the Region 3-AA standings. Whille Sharon moved to 4-2 and a step closer to a spot in postseason play, the playoff hopes of the Hounds got much tougher in the very competivive league where only 4 teams are expected to get the call for D-10 duty.
And while the Sharon-Wilmington rivalry has produced some real thrills, so did this battle which was much closer than the final score indicated. In fact, it was a big, gutsy fourth-down call by Tigers coach Jim Wildman that went a long way to deciding the final outcome.
With the game tied at 21 and just over 4 minutes remaining in the contest, Sharon had a fourth-down-and-one situation at their own 16-yard-line. Quarterback Andrew Tomko picked up the first down on a 3-yard keeper.
“You can call it gutsy and smart now,” said Wildman, “But if we didn’t make it ...”
From there Sharon drove to the Wilmington 38-yard line with just over 2 minutes to go. And then Wildman handed the ball to Carnell Hawkins and his senior ace did the rest, sweeping left end and racing down the sidelines for the go-ahead touchdown.
Then the clincher came a short time later when Tigers defender Jeff Price picked off a Cody Llewellyn pass and raced 58-yards for a tally. Evan Gill added his fifth PAT kick of the contest for the final score.
“The kids really needed this,” said Wildman, who had watched his team let a 21-7 halftime lead slip away. “Not only for the league, but for their own psyche. It was a key win because these kids are starting to believe that the glass is half full.”
Wilmington opened the scoring after taking the opening kickoff and marching 53 yards in 6 plays. Dwight Scott went 37 yards and Kyler Lum booted the point after.
But Sharon roared back and dominated the remainder of the half. The Tigers rolled to three touchdowns on a Tomko pass to Dan Vanderslice of 15 yards, a 22-yard sprint by Hawkins and a 24-yard pass from Tomko to Hawkins.
While Sharon led 21-7 at intermission, the momentum shifted to Wilmington in the third period. Scott scored on a 3-yard run (PAT kick by James Gardner) and with 10:20 remaining in the game, Josiah Bloise plowed into the end zone on a 6-yard run. Lum’s kicked tied the contest at 21.
Sharon never even notched a first down in the entire second half until that call by Wildman on fourth-down deep in Sharon territory that turned around the game and just maybe the season as the Tigers seek a playoff berth.
“I’m really proud of the way our kids played,” said veteran Wilmington mentor Terry Verrelli. “Our backs were to the wall (at halftime) and the kids turned it around.
“I’m proud of the way the kids played all year. We’re young, but they want to win; they want to make the playoffs. They’ve played hard all season.”
Wildman gave credit to the Hounds (3-3 Region 3-AA, 5-3 overall) as well. “When you play Terry, you know they are well-coached and well-prepared and they will give you a tough game.”
Sharon was sparked by Hawkins who rushed for 207 yards on 31carries behind the blocking of Greg and Craig Osmon, Tucker Winner, Alan Porreca, Gill and A’Royal Ali.
The Tigers lost Hawkins’ running mate Anthony Johnson early in the game with an apparent broken ankle and Hawkins had to carry the load.
Sharon (5-3 overall) faces another key region game at Grove City Friday, their final league contest. Wilmington must travel to undefeated Greenville and pull a major upset for any hopes at all of a playoff bid. — By Herald Sports Editor Lynn Saternow.
ä Lakeview 19, Sharpsville 13 — At Stoneboro, the Sailors (4-1, 7-1) held on to hand the Blue Devils (3-3, 4-4) their 2nd straight loss.
The Blue Devils’ deficit was cut to 19-13 on a 33-yard pass from Nick Henwood to Derrek Smith late in the game. Sharpsville then kicked off and recovered the onside kick with 2:25 left, but turned the ball over on downs and the Sailors ran out the clock.
Blake Reddick gave the Sailors a 6-0 lead in the 1st quarter on a 10-yard TD run and Zach VanDusen added the PAT.
Reddick put Lakeview up 13-0 early in the 2nd quarter on a 20-yard touchdown run. The extra-point kick by VanDusen was no good.
The Blue Devils cut the deficit to 13-7 later in the 2nd quarter on a 1-yard run by George Keck. Nick Henwood booted the PAT.
Lakeview went up 19-7 in the 3rd frame on a 25-yard run by Marquis Spence. The 2-point run failed.
Reddick rushed for 186 yards on 28 carries and the 2 scores to pace the Sailors. Spence had 74 yards on 11 totes.
Keck had 98 rushing yards on 16 carries for the Blue Devils. Henwood was 5-of-12 for 55 yards and 1 interception. — Stats submitted by Herald correspondent Ryan Briggs
ä Hickory 77, Saegertown 0 — At Hornet Stadium host Hickory, coached by Bill Brest, clinched a District 10 playoff berth with the rout of hapless Saegertown.
Hickory is 2-time defending D-10 Class AA champion.
The win lifted the Hornets to 5-1 in Region 3-AA and 7-1 overall, while the Panthers fell to 0-6, 0-7. Hickory plays its final region contest Friday at Reynolds. In order to gain a share of the Region title, Hickory would need to beat Reynolds and have Wilmington upset Greenville.
The Hornets built a 70-0 halftime lead with 7 different players figuring in the scoring. Anthony Cannone scored a pair of TDs on passes of 53 and 20 yards from Matt Voytik, who also connected with Michael Steach on a 27-yard score and Toby Alexander on a 20-yarder.
Other 1st-half scores came from Andrew Pryts (50-yard punt return), De’quan Lewis (15-yard run), Daulton Linton (73-yard run). The final score of the day came in the 3rd period on a 95-yard run by Tyler Sellers.
ä Grove City 48, Titusville 0 — At Carter Field, Titusville, the Eagles of coach Jeff Bell kept alive their playoff dreams and set up a big clash with Sharon next Friday night at Forker Field.
The victory lifted the Eagles to 4-2 in the region and 5-3 overall, while the Rockets fell to 0-6 and 0-8. Sharon is also 4-2 in Region 3-AA.
Foster Reznor nailed 3 touchdowns on runs of 15, 35 and 39 yards, while Jared Sample added a pair of scores on a 41-yard run and a 4-yard burst. Other tallies were by Tanner Lucido (4-yard run) and Dylan Skibinski (1-yard run). Cole Latimer booted 5 PATs, while Dylan Nelson had one.
Reznor led the offensive attack with 200 yards on 18 totes, while Sample also went over the century mark with 105 yards on 14 carries. Defensively, Grove City limited the Rockets to only 85 yards including 0-for-13 in the passing game.
ä Mercer 56, Keystone 28 — In the County Seat, the host Mustangs made homecoming memorable.
Logan Clarke connected on 4 touchdown tosses, including 13 and 16 yards to Jarred Davis, and Luke Leonard lent 4 scores.
Mercer (6-2) mustered 388 total yards, led by Clarke’s 12-for-22, 168-yard passing performance that also included scoring strikes of 28 yards to Brayton Edwards and 8 yards to Leonard.
Leonard also ran 1 and 8 yards for TD, sandwiching his 42-yard interception return for a TD.
Keystone (1-7) was led by Austin Chambers, who chucked a trio of TDs and completed half his 22 attempts for 174 yards. However, he had a pair of passes picked off, including Leonard’s Pick-6.
In addition, as part of his stalwart performance Leonard latched onto a game-high 4 catches for 42 yards.
ä Conneaut Area 34, Farrell 19 — At Linesville High, the visiting Steelers fell to 2-3 in Region 1-A and 4-4 overall with the loss to Conneaut Area (2-3, 5-3).
Dwayne Burns scored on runs of 45 and 8 yards for Farrell and Brandon Gavins had a 5-yard TD run. Austin Pickens booted an extra-point for Jarrett Samuels’ squad.
Burns rushed for 150 yards on 18 carries and Gavins rumbled for 125 on 17 totes. Farrell QB Alex Meyers was 5-of-12 for 50 yards and 1 interception.
No stats were submitted on Conneaut Area.
ä Brookfield 14, Conneaut 8 — At Brookfield’s Addison Field, coach Randy Clark’s Warriors improved to 6-2 with a close win over the Spartans (4-4).
Brookfield took a 6-0 lead in the 2nd quarter on a 30-yard touchdown run by Joe Clark. Kasey Tingler tacked on the PAT.
Brookfield took a 13-0 lead with 8:35 left in the 3rd quarter on a 43-yard TD pass from Augustus Necastro to R.J. Leon. Tingler’s PAT made it 14-0.
Conneaut cut the lead to 14-6 with 1:38 left 3rd frame on a 29-yard TD pass from Troy Coluchi to C.J. Rice. The Spartans made it 14-8 on a 2-point conversion pass from Coluchi to Sam Distelrath.
Clark had 99 rushing yards on 18 carries for Brookfield. Necastro went 8-of-13 for 98 yards. Leon hauled in 4 passes for 69 yards.
Coluchi was 8-of-14 for 143 yards for Conneaut. Gerdes pulled in 4 passes for 69 yards.
WILMINGTON 7 0 7 7 21
SHARON 0 21 0 14 35
W — Scott, 37 run (Lum kick)
S — Vanderslice, 15 pass from Tomko (Gill kick)
S — Hawkins, 22 run (Gill kick)
S — Hawkins, 24 pass from Tomko (Gill kick)
W — Scott, 3 run (Gardner kick)
W — Bloise, 6 run (Lum kick)
S — Hawkins, 38 run (Gill kick)
S — Price, 58 int. ret. (Gill kick)
13 First downs 16
130 Rushing yards 216
105 Passing yards 81
19-9-1 Att-comp-int 10-7-0
235 Total yards 297
1-1 Fumbles-lost 1-1
2-20 Penalties-yards lost 7-35
Rushing: WILMINGTON — Bloise 14-56, Scott 9-72, Sotter 3-13, Llewellyn 1-(-7), DeMedal 1-(-4); SHARON — Hawkins 31-207, Johnson 1-10, Tomko 4-(-12), Rudolph 1-1.
Passing: WILMINGTON — Llewellyn 18-9-1-105, DeMedal 1-0-0-0; SHARON — Tomko 10-7-0-81.
Receiving: WILMINGTON — Sotter 5-52, Monstwil 1-20, Peoples 1-22, DeMedal 2-11; SHARON — Vanderslice 4-41, Mosely 1-8, Williams 1-8, Hawkins 1-24.
GROVE CITY 13 14 14 7 48
TITUSVILLE 0 0 0 0 0
GC — Reznor, 15 run (Nelson kick)
GC — Sample, 41 run (kick failed)
GC — Reznor, 35 run (Latimer kick)
GC — Sample, 4 run (Latimer kick)
GC — Lucido, 4 run (Latimer kick)
GC — Reznor, 39 run (Latimer kick)
GC — Skibinski, 1 run (Latimer kick)
GROVE CITY TITUSVILLE
18 First downs 3
401 Rushing yards 85
41 Passing yards 0
5-4-0 Att-comp-int 13-0-0
442 Total yards 85
0-0 Fumbles-lost 1-0
6-40 Penalties-yards lost 1-15
Rushing: GROVE CITY — Reznor 18-200, Sample 14-105, Graham 5-26, Lucido 4-13, Skibinski 6-6, Sevin 5-45, Davies 4-0, Patterson 3-6; TITUSVILLE — Lee 8-21, Corklin 7-54, Brown 1-5, Fines 1-10, No. 7 (Not on roster) 1-16, Carter 1-(-1).
Passing: GROVE CITY — Graham 4-3-0-36, Patterson 1-1-0-5; TITUSVILLE — Corklin 13-0-0-0.
Receiving: GROVE CITY — Lyons 2-28, Maine 1-8, Davies 1-5; TITUSVILLE — none.
SHARPSVILLE 0 7 0 6 13
LAKEVIEW 7 6 6 0 19
L — B. Reddick, 10 run (VanDusen kick)
L — B. Reddick, 20 run (VanDusen kick)
S — Keck, 1 run (N. Henwood kick)
L — Spence, 25 run (run failed)
S — Der. Smith, 33 pass from N. Henwood (kick blocked)
11 First downs 17
141 Rushing yards 302
55 Passing yards 0
14-5-1 Att-comp-int 1-0-0
196 Total yards 302
3-1 Fumbles-lost 2-2
3-35 Penalties-yards lost 3-35
Rushing: SHARPSVILLE — Keck 16-98, BuCher 11-33, Wansack 3-15, N. Henwood 4-(-5); LAKEVIEW — B. Reddick 28-186, Spence 11-74, VanDusen 1-27, Bigley 2-15, team 1-0.
Passing: SHARPSVILLE — N. Henwood 12-5-1-55, BuCher 2-0-0-0; LAKEVIEW — Bigley 1-0-0-0.
Receiving: SHARPSVILLE — Der. Smith 2-43, BuCher 2-13, Llewellyn 1-(-1); LAKEVIEW — none.
FARRELL 0 13 6 0 19
CONNEAUT 6 7 0 21 34
F — Burns, 45 run (kick failed)
F — Gavins, 5 run (Pickens kick)
F — Burns, 8 run (kick failed)
N/A First downs N/A
235 Rushing yards N/A
50 Passing yards N/A
12-5-1 Att-comp-int N/A
285 Total yards N/A
4-2 Fumbles-lost N/A
N/A Penalties-yards lost N/A
Rushing: FARRELL — Burns 18-150, Gavins 17-125, Meyers 3-(-12), Graham 3-45; CONNEAUT AREA — N/A.
Passing: FARRELL — Meyers 12-5-1-50; CONNEAUT AREA — N/A.
Receiving: FARRELL — Burns 2-35, Gavins 1-15; CONNEAUT AREA — N/A.
SAEGERTWN 0 0 0 0 0
HICKORY 35 35 7 0 77
H — A. Cannone, 53 pass from Voytik (Wombacker kick)
H — Pryts, 50 punt ret. (Wombacker kick)
H — Lewis, 15 run (Wombacker kick)
H — Steach, 15 pass from Voytik (Wombacker kick)
H — Linton, 73 run (Wombacker kick)
H — Alexander, 20 pass from Voytik (Cannone kick)
H — A. Cannone, 57 pass from Voytik (Pryts pass from Voytik)
H — Charles, 53 run (kick good)
H — Charles, 20 run (run failed)
H — Sellers, 95 run (kick good)
8 First downs 14
104 Rushing yards 370
36 Passing yards 142
7-2-2 Att-comp-int 8-6-0
140 Total yards 512
4-2 Fumbles-lost 2-2
2-25 Penalties-yards lost 5-43
Rushing: SAEGERTOWN — Taylor 10-31, Reagle 13-23, Kirdahy 3-9, Fetzner 3-5, Offi 1-0, Desko 1-0, Schulta 11-(-1); HICKORY — Sellers 2-106, Linton 1-73, Charles 2-73, Derloni 1-65, Voytik 2-16, Lewis 1-15, Fox 2-10, N. Cannone 1-7, Passalinqua 1-5.
Passing: SAEGERTOWN — Kirdahy 7-2-2-36; HICKORY — Voytik 7-5-0-142, Cannone 1-1-0-0.
Receiving: SAEGERTOWN — Bernardo 1-25, Reagle 1-11; HICKORY — A. Cannone 2-95, Steach 2-27, Alexander 1-20, Bernice 1-0.
KEYSTONE 6 14 0 8 28
MERCER 7 21 21 7 56
M — Davis, 13 pass from Clarke (Hoffman kick)
K — Reddinger, 19 pass from Chambers (kick failed)
M — Davis, 16 pass from Clarke (Hoffman kick)
K — Courson, 9 pass from Chambers (Woldert catch)
K — Woldert, 80 pass from Chambers (kick failed)
M — Edwards, 28 pass from Clarke (Hoffman kick)
M — L. Leonard, 8 pass from Clarke (Hoffman kick)
M — L. Leonard, 1 run (Hoffman kick)
M — Haines, 45 interception return (Hoffman kick)
M — L. Leonard, 42 interception return (Hoffman kick)
M — L. Leonard, 8 run (Hoffman kick)
K — Stiglitz, 7 run (Weaver run)
7 First downs 19
110 Rushing yards 220
174 Passing yards 168
22-11-2 Att-comp-int 22-12-0
284 Total yards 388
1-0 Fumbles-lost 1-1
2-10 Penalties-yards lost 6-45
Rushing: KEYSTONE — Stiglitz 12-59, Weaver 6-38, Altman 4-12, Chambers 4-2, Corvino 1-(-1); MERCER — O’Brien 11-83, Clarke 7-58, L. Leonard 7-55, T. Leonard 3-10, J. Robertson 3-6, Bartolone 1-6, Gawne 1-2.
Passing: KEYSTONE — Chambers 22-11-2-174; MERCER — Clarke 22-12-0-168.
Receiving: KEYSTONE — Wolbert 3-105, Reddinger 2-27, Corvino 1-21, Stiglitz 3-9, Courson 1-9, Rogers 1-8; MERCER — Leonard 4-42, Peters 2-48, L. Edwards 2-37, Davis 2-29, Angermeier 1-15, Haines 1-(-3).
CONNEAUT 0 0 8 0 8
BROOKFIELD 0 7 7 0 14
B — Clark, 30 run (Tingler kick)
B — Leon, 43 pass from Necastro (Tingler kick)
C — Rice, 29 pass from Coluchi (Distelrath catch).
10 First downs 12
121 Rushing yards 111
143 Passing yards 98
15-8-0 Att-comp-int 13-8-0
264 Total yards 209
4-2 Fumbles-lost 1-1
10-100 Penalties-yards lost 8-53
Rushing: CONNEAUT — Coluchi 20-49, Nelson 9-51, Rice 5-21; BROOKFIELD — Clark 18-99, Morrison 5-23, Hiner 3-13, Necastro 9-(-24).
Passing: CONNEAUT — Coluchi 14-8-0-143, Rice 1-0-0-0; BROOKFIELD — Necastro 13-8-0-98.
Receiving: CONNEAUT — Gerdes 3-84, Rice 3-38, Distelrath 1-15, Nelson 1-6; BROOKFIELD — Leon 4-69, Morrison 4-29.
As Greenville and Reynolds battled at Thiel College’s Alumni Stadium Friday, five other District 10 region games were on the schedule as teams battled for playoff spots — 3 Region 3-AA clashes and 2 in Region 1-A.
Roundup: Wilmington track teams sweep WM
ä Wilmington 98, West Middlesex 51 — At West Middlesex, the visiting Greyhounds gave the Big Reds their first home, dual-meet loss in approximately 4 seasons according to Middlesex mentor Ed Pikna.
Cooper (400, 800, distance- and mile-relay legs), jumper Perrine and sprinter Scott (100, 200) gave the Greyhounds the giddy-up by winning multiple events.
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Hickory track coaches near finish line
While the Shenango Valley lionizes legendary gridiron greats and hardwood heroes, the sport of track & field at Hickory High has resonated its relevance throughout District 10 and commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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More than 200 dual-meet victories combined between the girls’ and boys’ programs, 9 district championships (7 girls, 2 boys), 2 statewide runners-up berths and another pair of 3rd-place finishes, culminating in the Lady Hornets’ 2012 PIAA Class AA championship.
Their collective resumé would be envied by any coach, regardless of sport. Which makes this recent revelation regrettable: Dzuricsko and Slezak simultaneously will step down at this season’s conclusion.
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Roundup: Trojans, Hounds win team titles at WM Invitational
Wilmington High girls and Greenville boys dominated the annual Big Red Track & Field Invitational Thursday afternoon in West Middlesex.
A half-dozen girls’ and 7 boys’ teams competed.
Wilmington overwhelmed the female field, as the Lady Greyhounds garnered almost twice as many points as runner-up Lakeview (236-5 to 133.5).
Roundup: WM diamondmen edge Reynolds, 6-4
ä West Middlesex 6, Reynolds 4 — At Transfer, the Big Reds snapped a 4-all tie by plating a run in the 4th inning and another in the 7th in a 2-run win over the Raiders.
Mark Colella earned the mound win in a relief appearance for WM. No pitching stats were submitted.
Roundup: Hickory, Wilmington softball teams win
Paced by Chelsea Marriott’s muscle, Hickory High hammered 4 home runs Saturday afternoon en route to a 19-1 rout of Sharon.
At Wengler, Marriott mauled 2- and 3-run round-trippers to right-center and straightaway center field, respectively. Her Lady Hornets’ teammates Hannah Gallagher and Morgan McBride mustered 3-run bombs, also.
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Roundup: Hickory track coaches to step down following season
Hickory High track & field co-head coaches Barb Dzuricsko and Mark Slezak announced they will step down at the season’s conclusion.
Dzuricsko and Slezak, who led the Lady Hornets to the 2012 PIAA Class AA crown, jointly made the announcement via e-mail late Wednesday.
Roundup: Devil diamondmen roll past Sharon
An old-school baseball bromide states that, early in any season, pitching is always ahead of hitting. However Sharpsville shunned that axiom Wednesday afternoon.
The Blue Devils banged 15 hits, and Sharpsville short-circuited Sharon, 16-4, in 5 innings.
Roundup: Hounds, Hornets notch track sweeps
ä Wilmington 116, Reynolds 44 — At New Wilmington, the host Lady Hounds were led by Rikki Brumbaugh (4x8, 4x4 relay legs, 400- and 800-meter runs); Hannah Drake (long, triple jumps, 4x4 relay); Allison Baldwin (4x8 and 4x4 relay legs); Lexi Brumbaugh (1600-, 3200-meter runs, distance-relay leg), and Tessa Sikora (high jump, 200-meter dash, sprint-relay anchor).
SPORTVIEW: Pirates, Indians fans looking for big things this year
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Still, it’s always nice when your favorite teams get off to a good start. In too many seasons, Pittsburgh and Cleveland fans were only talking about the NFL draft because hopes were bleak for their baseball teams.
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WM's Staunch named 2nd team All-State
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Especially when it came time to choose those — whether players or coaches — who claimed the top individual awards.
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