Villa Maria captured the 9-team Hickory Lady Hornet Invitational on Friday at Hickory VFW Golf Course.
Villa shot a 337 to easily outdistance McDowell (373). Mercyhurst Prep (381) was 3rd, followed by Meadville (397), Ft. LeBoeuf (430), Hickory (441), North East (451), Reynolds (455) and Union City (480).
Georgia Capotis of Mercyhurst Prep earned medalist honors by carding a 73. She was followed by Megan Moylan of North East (76). Moylan was runner-up in the District 10 championships last fall and finished 4th at the PIAA Championships in York.
Alena Lancia led the way for Hickory with an 88 while Taylor Yahner carded a 103 for Reynolds.
Hickory: Lancia 88, Abby Hearns 96, Annie Cricks 125, Leah Svarney 132. Reynolds: Yahner 103, Izzy Schell 113, Taylor DeLong 118, Brittany Fitzgerald 121.
Fontaine McFeaters (92) and Meg Birmingham (102) competed as independents for Grove City. Hickory had 5 compete independently — Kristina David (no score submitted), Ashley Addicott (100), Chelsea Marriott (102), Hannah Fox (130) and Jessica Flynn (130).
ä Brookfield 3, Struthers 2 — At Struthers, the visiting Lady Warriors (5-0) won their 5th consecutive match without a loss, as Ashley and Autumn Kirila and Alexandra Plyler swept singles competition.
Struthers slipped to 3-5 on the young season.
Singles: Ashley Kirila (B) def. Kara Thompson, 6-1, 7-6(1); Autumn Kirila (B) def. Sam Rock, 6-1, 6-1; Plyler (B) def. Laiken Percic, 6-2, 6-4. Doubles: Ashley Kane-Jackie Bianci (S) def. Leah Bayer-Ana Zarlinski, 6-0, 6-0; Amanda Svenson-Kate Fuschillo (S) def. Samantha Zigler-Kristie Zachar, 6-1, 6-0.
ä Kennedy Catholic 4, Oil City 1 — At Oil City, KC swept singles play and only fell at No. 2 doubles in beating the Lady Oilers.
Singles: Jensen Kirila (KC) def. Allie Domer, 6-2, 6-1; Bekah Kish (KC) def. Julia Serbati, 7-5, 7-5; Abby Lenhart (KC) def. Jen Stevenson, 6-3, 6-0. Doubles: Avi Danta-Jillian Dunn (KC) def. Ashlee Roth-Katie Dolecki, 6-1, 6-3; Steph Stevenson-Lily Streczywilk (OC) def. Katie Summers-Jessie Micco, 6-3, 6-4.
ä Grove City 4, Franklin 1 — At Grove City, the Lady Eagles improved to 2-1 with the win against the Lady Knights.
Singles: Claire Casalnova (GC) def. Mimi Terman, 7-5, 6-1; Lexi Weaver (F) def. Katie Kosick, 6-2, 7-5; Morgan McCommon (GC) def. Beth Pfohl, 6-0, 6-1. Doubles: Maddie Jazwinski-Emily Krofcheck (GC) dec. Emily Lemanski-Reagan Scott, 6-2, 6-1; Franklin forfeited No. 2 doubles match.
ä Hickory 4, Greenville 1 — At Hermitage, the Lady Hornets improved to 3-0 with the win.
Singles: Marissa Works (H) def. Amanda Dawes, 6-1, 6-0; Rachel Mettee (H) def. Cameron Leary, 6-1, 6-3; Anna Derloni (H) def. Nikki Perry, 6-1, 6-2. Doubles: Nikki Marone-Lauren McGonigle (H) def. Brooke Marini-Hannah Johnson, 6-0, 6-4; Lauren Faber-Mady Gentile (G) def. Bailey McLaughlin-Annalise Bianco, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2.