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September 18, 2013

Roundup: WM, GC, CP, Hickory, Greenville, Sharpsville cross country teams sweep

---- — BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

ä West Middlesex 15, Lakeview 49 —
At West Middlesex, Levi Canon finished 1st in 18:21 as the Big Reds swept the top 6 spots. Chuck Miller placed 7th to lead the Sailors.

ä Commodore Perry 18, Reynolds 45 — At Temple Grove, Transfer, the visiting Panthers prevailed, led by the 1-2 placement of Nate White (19:29.7) and Chad Patterson (20:13.5).

ä Grove City 17, Wilmington 45 — At New Wilmington, Grove City’s Aaron Benka broke the course record in a time of 16:42, followed by mates Ryan Budnik and Ryan Whiteman. Calvin Gealy finished 4th for Wilmington.

ä Greenville 19, Sharon 41 — At Greenville, the host Trojans triumphed, led by the 1-2 finish of Dylan Foley (18:02) and Ryuji Mano (18:36). Matt Dilts placed 3rd for Sharon (18:44).

ä Hickory 22, Slippery Rock 37 — At Slippery Rock, Andrew Maxwell finished 1st overall for the Rockets in 17:57 while Kyle Boyd of Hickory (3-0) placed runner-up in 18:30.

ä Sharpsville 15, Mercer 50 (forfeit) — At Sharpsville, Brad Calleja (19:58) and Logan Lukonic (20:47) placed 1-2 in the exhibition.

˝ Dr. Peter Vilasi, Sharpsville coach and meet director, announced the field for Saturday’s Blue Devil Invitational in Buhl Farm Park:

DuBois, West Middlesex, Corry, Wilmington, Sharon, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Central Valley, New Castle Christian Academy, Gen. McLane, Girard, Highlands, Hickory, Saegertown, Slippery Rock, Norwin, Cambridge Springs, Cochranton, Neshannock, Commodore Perry, Sharpsville, Moniteau, Greenville, Tidioute, Fairview, New Castle, Laurel, Central Tech, Strong Vincent, Ellwood City, Conneaut Area, Kennedy Catholic, Franklin, McDowell, Fort Leboeuf, Moon, Jamestown, Iroquois, Grove City, Pittsburgh Central Catholic, Oil City, Warren, Union City, North East, Mercer, Meadville, Maplewood, Youngsville, Rocky Grove.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

ä West Middlesex 17, Lakeview 46 —
At West Middlesex, Kristen White (20:19), Chloé Tyillian and Allyson Pierce finished 1-2-3 for the Ms. Reds. Andrea McConnell placed 4th for Lakeview.

ä Commodore Perry 17, Reynolds 42 — At Temple Grove, Transfer, Shae Grinnell gobbled the course in 22:48.2 to lead the visiting Lady Panthers.

ä Grove City 24, Wilmington 31 — At New Wilmington, Grove City’s Mary Jaskowak jetted around the course in 19:48, 21 ticks ahead of Wilmington’s Kate Robb.

ä Greenville 28, Sharon 29 — At Greenville, Maddie Thrasher (21:38) placed 12 ticks ahead of Lady Trojans’ teammate Nanami Mano, while Xsila Powell placed 3rd for Sharon.

ä Hickory 18, Slippery Rock 43 — At Slippery Rock, the Lady Hornets improved to 3-0 with the win. Lexi Bible (20:40), Jackie Abraham and Hailey Boyd swept the top 3 spots for Hickory. Tabitha Donaldson placed 4th for SR.

ä Sharpsville 15, Mercer 50 — At Sharpsville, the host Blue Darlings dominated the top 5 berths, led by winner Maddie Przicina (21:16).

GIRLS GOLF

ä Meadville 197, Hickory 204, Reynolds 227 —
At Meadville Country Club, the Lady Bulldogs’ Lacey Latta and Hickory’s Alena Lancia shared medalist honors in the tri-match by carding 46s. Izzy Schell shot a 54 to lead Reynolds.

Meadville: Latta 46, Kailey Malady, Abby Moore 48s, Michaela Perischini 55. Hickory: Lancia 46, Abby Hearns 48, Kristina David, Ashley Addicott 55s. Reynolds: Schell 54, Taylor Yahner, Brittany Fitzgerald 56s, Jamie Vamosi 61.

˝ The next Region 2 Mega-Match is Thursday at 3 p.m. at Deer Creek Golf Course, Hubbard, hosted by West Middlesex. The Lady Hornets are a perfect 6-for-6 in those events.

BOYS GOLF

ä Grove City 165, Lakeview 185 —
At Grove City Country Club, the host Eagles (9-5) eased to the win, led by medalist Matt Gordon’s 40.

Grove City: Gordon 40, Jake Cline 42, Jordan Anderson, Derek Saylor 42s; Lakeview: Chris Palutro 43, Sean Carlson 45, Jared Coulter 48, Ryan Pecil 49.

ä Mercer 184, Jamestown 197 — At Spring Valley Golf Course in Mercer, Nate Guiler fired a 43 to earn medalist honors for the Mustangs (7-1, 9-1) in the Region 1 dual-match. Ronnie Meals carded a 45 for the Muskies.

Mercer: Guiler 43, Brock Watson 45, Mark Peters 46, Landen Glass 50. Jamestown: Meals 45, Jake Reaugh 46, Chris Shultz 49, Trey Lamont 57.

Region 2 Mega-Match

ä Hickory 333, West Middlesex 350, Wilmington 357, Sharon 372, Sharpsville 379 —
At Hickory VFW, the host Hornets harvested the win, led by medalist Billy Colbert’s round of 78.

Undefeated Hickory (25) won the region championship, outdistancing West Middlesex (19), Sharon (15), Wilmington (9), and Sharpsville (7).

Colbert (72) and teammate Ross Rosati (80.5), Wilmington’s Nathan Anthony (82), West Middlesex’s Riley Atterholt (84) and Ryan Dogan (86) and Hickory’s Greg Galbo (86.75) qualified for the District 10 tournament.

Hickory: Colbert 78, Rosati 80, Nate Mastrian 86, Andrew Pursel 89. West Middlesex: Jace Burger 83, Atterholt 84, Dogan 89, Chaz Burger 84. Wilmington: Anthony 95, Matt Zimmer 88, Josh Bonnici 91, Collin Duffy 93. Sharon: Joe Faber, Chris Franek 92s, Louis Wareham 93, Gavin Maule 95. Sharpsville: Johnny Wolfe 89, Matthew Wiesen 93, Brady Reefer 98, Micah Smith 99.

GIRLS TENNIS

ä Kennedy Catholic 5, Oil City 0 —
At Buhl Park, the Lady Golden Eagles rolled to the sweep over the Lady Oilers.

Singles: Jensen Kirila (KC) def. Allie Domer, 6-1, 6-1; Rebekah Kish (KC) def. Julia Serbati, 6-2, 6-0; Abby Lenhart (KC) def. Jen Stevenson 6-4, 6-0. Doubles: Avi Danta-Jillian Dunn (KC) def. Jenny Williams-Leisel Kober, 6-2, 6-4; Kendra Kneisl-Jessie Micco (KC) def. Ashlee Roth-Katie Dolecki, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2.

ä Hickory 3, Greenville 2 — At Greenville, the visiting Hornets (9-1 region, 9-2 overall) got straight-sets singles wins from Anna Derloni and Lauren McGonigle, and the doubles duo of Nikki Marrone-Bailey McLaughlin.

Cameron Leary, at 2nd singles, and the Trojans’ twosome of Lauren Faber-Mady Gentile got Greenville wins.

Singles: Derloni (H) def. Amanda Dawes, 6-3, 6-4; Cameron Leary (G) def. Rachel Mette, 6-2, 1-6 (ret.); McGonigle (H) def. Nikki Perry, 6-4, 6-2. Doubles: Marrone-McLaughlin (H) def. Brooke Marini-Jessica Fenton, 6-4, 6-2; Faber-Gentile (G) def. Erin Hunter-Annalise Bianco, 7-6 (7-2), 7-6(7-3).

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