The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

September 24, 2013

Roundup: Mercer, Hickory, GC, KC girls soccer teams win

Herald staff


ä Mercer 4, West Middlesex 3 —
At West Middlesex, Sarah Stevens scored with 4 minutes left to snap a 3-all tie and lift the Lady M’s (4-3) past the Ms. Reds (3-3-1).

Stevens had 2 assists for Mercer, Megan McKinney had a goal and an assist, Lexi Arkwright and Mindy Brown both had goals, Adelyn Cook notched an assist and Sami Carr made 3 saves in goal.

Riley Lyons led WM with a pair of goals and Molly Stonebraker scored. Delaney David recorded an assist and Brianna Spencer registered 14 saves in goal for the Ms. Reds, who were outshot 28-6 in the match.

JV: Mercer, 3-0.

ä Hickory 10, Meadville 0 — At Meadville, Jackie White fired home 4 goals and dished out 3 assists in leading the Lady Hornets (7-1) past the Bulldogs.

Sara Suler had a hat trick and 1 assists for Hickory, Lauren Bell notched 2 goals and 2 assists, Casey Zreliak registered a goal, M.K. Bair was credited with an assist and Morgan McBride made 1 save in posting her 4th shutout of the year.

ä Grove City 5, Titusville 0 — At Titusville, Julie DiStasi scored a hat trick in leading the Lady Eagles past the Lady Rockets.

Kalie Davis had the other 2 goals for Grove City. Olivia Andrews made 7 saves between the pipes for the shutout.

ä Kennedy Catholic 1, Sharon 0 — At Tiger Stadium, coach Tina Scoccia’s Lady Golden Eagles (3-3) evened their record at .500.

McKayla Fusco notched the lone goal of the match off an assist from Evita Scoccia. Elizabeth Volkay registered a dozen saves in net for KC.


ä Hickory 1, Commodore Perry 0 —
At Thiel College’s Alumni Stadium recenlty, the Hornets picked up the win on a goal by Evan Montgomery. Donté Green made 13 saves in goal for Hickory.

ä Mercer 4, Slippery Rock 3 — At Slippery Rock, recently, Chase Hoffman had a pair of goals for Mercer — the 1st and last of the match to lead the Mustangs.

Slippery Rock led 3-2 at halftime.

Also for Mercer, Trenton Fowler and Zach Croll connected, and keeper Trevor Ference made 5 saves in goal.

Slippery Rock’s Mark Cessar, Josh Jones and Ben Magliocca garnered goals. Cessar assisted on 2 scores and Magliocca another, while goaler Jason Bluedorn made 3 saves.

ä Sharon 3, Sharpsville 2 (OT) — At McCullough Run recently, 

Joey Zajac tallied twice for the Tigers, including the match winner in OT. Also for Sharon, Aaron Martwinski mustered a goal, assisted by Joey Rahn.

Goalkeeper Andy Rauch made 6 saves in approximately 75 minutes before sustaining injury, and Nick Ostheimer did not permit a goal during the last 5 minutes of regulation and OT.


ä Hickory 173, Mercer 178 —
At Hickory VFW Golf Course, Nate Mastrian and Andrew Pursel fired 41s to lead the Hornets to a 5-stroke victory over the Mustangs (11-2).

Nate Guiler and Mark Peters led the way for Mercer as both shot 42.

Hickory: Mastrian, Pursel 41s, Billy Colbert 45, Ross Rosati 46. Mercer: Guiler, Peters 42s, Ian Ollila, Brock Watson 47s.


ä Mercyhurst Prep 5, Hickory 0 — At the Pennbriar Athletic Club in Erie, the PIAA Class AA defending state champion Lady Lakers swept Hickory.

Singles: Lauren Patrella (MP) def. Anna Derloni, 6-0, 6-0; Cait Shultz (MP) def. Rachel Mettee, 6-0, 6-1; Brittany McBride (MP) def. Lauren McGonigle, 6-2, 6-1. Doubles: Katie Elia-Taylor Levison (MP) def. Nikki Marone-Bailey McLaughlin, 6-0, 6-0; Nicole Freeman-Audrey Bell (MP) def. Camille Testani-Annalise Bianco, 6-0, 6-1.

“I thought the girls left everything on the court and played some of our best tennis of the season, even though the box score don’t indicate it,” said Hickory coach Joe Bender. “This is, without a doubt, a match that will make us better.”

ä Cardinal Mooney 5, Brookfield 0 — At Harding Park, Hubbard, the visiting Cardinals (19-0) colleced a handful of straight-sets successes to remain undefeated. Brookfield is now 12-2.

Singles: Kacey Haggerty (M) def. Ashley Kirila, 6-2, 6-0; Gianna Reider (M) def. Autumn Kirila, 6-1, 6-1; Hallie Yerian (M) def. Alexandra Plyler, 6-0, 6-0. Doubles: Jamie DeDomenico-Dominique Cicchi (M) def. Leah Bayer-Ana Zarlinski, 6-0, 6-0; Lizzie Mathews-Lexie Kleeh (M) def. Samantha Neral-Kristie Zachard, 6-0, 6-0.


ä Brookfield 3, Campbell Memorial 0 —
At Campbell, the visiting Lady Warriors (7-8) won 25-18, 25-13, 25-11, led by Delaney Saxton (14 kills, 12 digs, 6 assists, 7 serving points), Madison Bonekovic (15 digs, 15 assists, 11 points, 5 serving aces), Caitlyn Hackett (6 kills), and Kenzie Drapola (8 points).

ä Lakeview and Jamestown will partake in a “Pink Night” Oct 7th, starting at 5 p.m. at Lakeview High.

Both teams are working together to raise money for Yolanda G Barco Oncology Institute, in Meadville. There will be a Chinese auction of gift baskets, pink ribbon cookies, and face painting. The teams will being playing that night also.

For information, contact booster club president Tracey Reed, 724-977-3426.