The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

May 4, 2014

Roundup: Locals in D-10 tennis tourney; WM, Sharon at Oil City Invite

Herald staff

- — The District 10 Boys Singles Tennis Tournament was held on Saturday at the Pennbriar Athletic Club in Erie. No locals will compete in Monday’s championship matches.

In Class AA, 5th-seeded Ross Rosati of Hickory advanced the farthest out of all area competitors. He was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Tris Tuttle of Fair-view. Hickory’s John Smaltz was eliminated in the 2nd round.

Three Fairview players (Tuttle, Jon Oskin and Ben Westcott) and unseeded Alex Schroeck of Mercy-hurst Prep advanced to the semifinals. Schroeck upset top seed Nate Sandberg of Warren in the 2nd round. Westcott and Oskin will play for the title on Monday.

In Class AAA, No. 1 seed Johnny Prichard of Cathedral Prep will meet 2nd-seeded Logan Williams of McDowell in the title match on Monday.

The D-10 Singles championship matches are set for 3:30 p.m. Monday. The winners advance to the PIAA tournament May 23-24 at the Hershey Racquet Club.

The District 10 Doubles Tournament is Wednesday at Pennbriar.


Oil City Invitational

The West Middlesex track teams competed in the Oil City Invitational on Saturday.

Sarah Lucich won the javelin with a throw of 118 feet, 6 inches and was 7th in the discus (92-4). Kristen White finished 2nd in the 1600 (5:32.66), 4th in the 800 (2:33.2) and 8th in the 3200 (13:15.1).

Alyson Pierce finished 3rd in the 400 (1:02.97) and the 3200 relay team (11:24.3) placed 5th. The team was comprised of Mia Perilli, Sophia Kachulis, Madison Weimer and Anna Zrile.

Ariel Pratt took 7th in the triple jump (29-10è) and Pratt and Gretchen Elsey tied for 7th in the high jump (no height reported).

Chloe Tyillian finished 8th in the 1600 (5:51.30) and the 400 relay team of Katie Richards, Pratt, Weimer and Jordan Pape placed 8th (no time reported).

Eric Lucich led the way for the WM boys with a 4th-place finish in the triple jump (42-4) and a 5th in the pole vault (11-0).

Tanner Powell was 5th in the 300 hurdles (45.36), Levi Canon finished 5th in the 3200 (no time reported) and the 1600 relay team (3:54) was 5th. The foursome was Jeremy Bowers, Brett Kirk, Powell and Travis Roberts.

Also, David Johnson finished 6th in the 3200 (no time reported) and the 3200-meter relay squad of Doug Brennan, Joe Gaydek, Zach Lyons and John Devlin) placed 7th in 10:14.

ä The Sharon High track teams also participated in the OC Invite. Jordan Williams led the way with a 1st-place finish in the 1600 (5:28), a 3rd in the 800 (2:33) and ran the opening leg on the 2nd-place 3200-meter relay squad (10:10).

Other members of the 3200 team were Breanna Roys, Xsila Powell and Jessica Talbert-Kirsch.

Powell took 2nd in the 400 (1:02), Talbert-Kirsch was 2nd in the 800 (2:32) and Roys took 7th place in the 800 (2:39).

Sharon’s boys 3200 relay team of Vincent Esmond, Maxx Palisin, Scott Greenawalt and Josh Fabian finished 5th in 9:52 and Matt Dilts was 6th in the 1600-meter run (4:49).

Baldwin Invitational

Coach J.R. McFarland’s Wilmington track teams competed at the Baldwin Invitational in Pittsburgh on Friday.

Julie Falvo captured 3rd place in the discus (125-3) and took 5th in the shot put (37-7) to lead the way for the Hounds.

Jamie Thompson placed 5th in the pole vault (9-6) and the 3200-meter relay team comprised of Rikki and Lexi Brumbaugh, Hannah Drake and Allison Baldwin took 5th in 10:06.32.

Stefan Pontius captured 6th in the high jump (6-0), Julia Stroebel was 6th in the pole vault (10-6) and Ian Baine finished 7th in the javelin (156-11).


Results on the Meadville at Sharon game were not submitted to The Herald.