The Herald, Sharon, Pa.


October 9, 2013

Roundup: Colbert, Guiler advance to regionals

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District 10 Qualifier

ä At The Country Club of Meadville’s par-72 layout, Hickory’s Billy Colbert carded medalist laurels, shooting a 75.

The top two Class AAA placewinners and the top 8 from Class AA qualify for the D-10 western regionals, Oct. 16 at Toms Run, Blairsville.

On Tuesday, Mercer senior Nate Guiler got in by virtue of his round of 83, good for a tie for 5th. He lost on the 4th hole of a scorecard tiebreaker, officially ending 6th, according to Mercer mentor Dick Griffith, who said,

“(Guiler) didn’t play as well as he can, but with the ground conditions from the recent rain, he played well enough to go to regionals. He’s the first representative in the western regional qualifier at Mercer in seven years.

“I’m pretty proud to be going down there with (Guiler) for the first time, and I’m really looking forward to the western regionals,” Griffith added.


District 10

Individual Championships


All 4 golfers advancing to the PIAA Championships in York are from the Erie area.

North East’s Megan Moylan captured the D-10 crown on Tuesday at Riverside Golf Club, Cambridge Springs, by carding an even-par 72. Villa Maria’s Annie Ciacchini (80) and Mercyhurst Prep’s Georgia Capotis (81) and Grace Brzozowski (82) rounded out the top 4 who  advance to states.

Grove City’s Fontaine McFeaters led the southern tier of D-10 by placing 7th after shooting a 92. GC’s Meg Birmingham shot a 104 to finish in a tie for 20th.

Hickory’s Alena Lancia, Abby Hearns and Chelsea Marriott all shot 96s to finish tied for 12th. Teammate Ashley Addicott carded a 99 (tie for 17th).

Izzy Schell led Reynolds with a 101 (18th). Also for the Lady Raiders, Jamie Vamosi had a 114 (22nd), Taylor Yahner carded a 116 (23rd) and Taylor Delung had a 117 (24th).

West Middlesex’s Lexi Collins posted a 103 to finish 19th and Becca Fithian carded a 124 (29th).

McDowell’s Megan Kazerman captured the D-10 Class AAA championship with an 80.

“It was an enjoyable year,” said Hickory coach Craig Antush, whose Lady Hornets have won 3 straight Region 1 titles. “We had a great time and the girls made a lot of progress, especially the young girls. That’s real encouraging.

“I’m real proud of our two seniors (Lancia and Addicott) and all the success they had. It was a great group of kids and the future is bright.”


ä Grove City 18, Greenville 45 —
At Grove City, the Eagles improved to 5-0 with the win over the Trojans. Ryan Budnik (16:57) and Aaron Benka finished 1-2 for GC. Dylan Foley (17:21) was 3rd for Greenville.

ä Sharon 23, Reynolds 36 — At Buhl Farm Park, the host Tigers (2-3) tamed Reynolds, led by Matt Dilts’ 1st-place finish in 18:13, while Justin Pago of Reynolds was runner-up.

ä West Middlesex 15, Kennedy Catholic 50 (forfeit) — At West Middlesex, KC did not field a full team. Levi Canon (18:20) and Brett Kirk (18:26) finished 1-2 for the Big Reds.

ä Commodore Perry 15, Mercer 50 (forfeit) — At the County Seat, Commodore Perry’s Nate White won the exhibition in 17:47.


ä Commodore Perry 19, Mercer 38 —
At the County Seat, Shae Grinnell paced the visiting Lady Panthers with a 21:25 clocking, followed by teammate Samantha Oakes (22:39).

ä Grove City 21, Greenville 39 — At Grove City, the host Lady Eagles (4-1) eased to victory, led by Catie Jaskowak, who outdistanced Greenville’s Maddie Thrasher, 20:05 to 21:04.

ä Sharon 18, Reynolds 45 — At Buhl Farm Park, the host Lady Tigers (2-3) triumphed by placing 7 runners in the top 10, led by the 1-2 finish of Brienna Roys (22:40) and runner-up JoLynn Anderson.

ä West Middlesex 15, Kennedy Catholic 50 (forfeit)— At West Middlesex, the Lady Golden Eagles didn’t field a full team. Sophia Kachulis (22:28) and Jordan Aubel were 1-2 for WM.


ä Hickory 5, Sharon 1 —
At Hornet Stadium, Evan Montgomery and Zack Walters had 2 goals each for the Hornets (9-3-2).

Nick Tantuo notched the other goal for Hickory. Montgomery, Tantuo, Jacob Andrzejewski and Matt Costello each had 1 assist. Donte Green made 8 saves in goal.

Joey Rahn notched the lone goal for the Tigers off an assist from Skylar Villegas. Mike Piccirilli registered 8 saves between the pipes.

JV: Hickory, 4-0.

ä Commodore Perry 3, West Middlesex 0 — At West Middlesex, the Big Reds fell to 0-7 with the loss to the Panthers.

Goalscorers for CP were not submitted to The Herald. Isaiah Harris made 8 saves in goal for WM.


ä West Middlesex 3, Kennedy Catholic 0 —
At Hermitage, coach Nikki Nych’s Ms. Reds improved to 11-0 with the 25-20, 25-18, 25-14 road sweep.

WM: Tori Roberts 13 points, 8 digs; Aly Andrusky 10 points, 6 digs; Megan Hazlett 14 points, 18 assists; Marissa Pursel 8 kills; Ariel Pratt 6 kills, 6 digs. KC (1-11): J’Shawna Thompkins 7 digs, 7 kills; Tatum Kress 9 points, 8 digs; Hannah Burns 6 assists; Emilee Taylor 7 digs; Donique Marcella 5 points.

JV: WM, 17-25, 25-15, 25-6.

ä Grove City 3, Wilmington 0 — At Grove City, the host Lady Eagles eased to a 25-22, 25-23, 25-20 sweep, led by Arianna Sprando’s 11-serving point, 22-assist, 6-pass, 5-kill, 5-block line.

Grove City: Belle Chiodo 5 serving points; McKenzie Fagan 8 kills, 7 blocks; Stephanie Risch 15 passes; Adrianna Adams 5 points; Taylor Shingledecker 5 assists; Jenn Ferguson 9 points, 13 passes, 5 kills; Corianne Hyduchak 18 passes, 14 kills; Jordyn Wyllie 8 kills, 5 blocks. Wilmington: No stats reported.

JV: Grove City, 25-12, 25-17.

ä Sharpsville 3, Reynolds 0 — At Transfer, the visiting Blue Devils improved to 7-2 region, 7-4 overall after their 2nd match in as many nights.

Sharpsville: Madison Przicina 27 assists, 5 blocks; Rachel Harenchar 6 digs; Kara Morrin 6 digs, 7 kills, 8 points; Emily Sackett 5 digs, 7 points; Rachael D’Auria 10 kills, 6 blocks, 7 points; Emily Anderson 10 kills; Alivia Shuttleworth 7 points. Reynolds: No stats reported.

ä Clarion 3, Sharpsville 0 — Monday night at Clarion, the visiting Blue Devils were dealt a 25-8, 25-14, 25-15 defeat by the state’s No. 3-ranked (Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches’ Assn.) squad.

Sharpsville: Przicina, Shuttleworth 7 digs each; D’Auria 7 kills; Monnin 8 digs; Harenchar 17 digs.

ä Farrell 3, Commodore Perry 1 — At E.J. McCluskey Gymnasium, the host Lady Steelers scored a 25-21, 25-16, 17-25, 25-21 win.

Farrell and CP: No stats reported.

JV: Farrell, 14-25, 25-12, 21-19.

ä Brookfield 3, Maplewood 2 — At Brookfield Monday night, the host Lady Warriors (11-10) won the marathon, 25-16, 24-26, 25-14, 21-25, 15-10.

Brookfield: Delaney Saxton 29 kills, 19 digs, 5 serving points; Brooke Hiner 10 kills; Katie Bender 40 assists, 20 points (4 aces); Madison Bonekovic 39 digs; Caitlyn Hackett 12 points.

ä Lakeview defeated Jamestown (2-7, 2-8) Monday night. Game scores and Lakeview statistics were reported in Tuesday’s Herald.

Jamestown: Jackie Gross 6 serving points; Natalie Foltz 5 digs; Nicole McElhaney 7 digs; Samantha McLaughlin 6 assists; Savannah Miller 5 digs.

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