The Herald, Sharon, Pa.


September 13, 2013

Roundup: CP Invite Saturday; Hickory girls soccer rolls

---- — Commodore Perry High will host its annual cross country invitational on Saturday.

The 15-school field will include Lakeview, Sharon, Reynolds, Cranberry, Mercer, Hickory, Wilmington, Jamestown, Cochranton, Kennedy Catholic, Seneca, Fairview, Clarion, Rocky Grove and the host Panthers.

Meet director and Commodore Perry coach David Snyder said the event begins with the girls’ varsity race at 9 a.m., followed by boys’ varsity, a coed junior varsity race, and separate girls’ and boys’ junior high races.


ä Hickory 191, Meadville 192 —
At Hickory VFW Golf Course, the Lady Hornets (1-1) edged Meadville in a dual-match and also captured their 6th Region 1 Mega-Match of the season.

Abby Hearns fired a 44 to lead Hickory while Lacey Latta and Felicia Krasa both carded 45s for the Lady Bulldogs.

Hickory: Hearns 44, Alena Lancia 47, Ashley Addicott 49, Chelsea Marriott 51. Meadville: Latta, Krasa 45s, Kailey Malady 48, Micaela Persichini 54.

˝ Hickory made it a perfect 6-for-6 with the 191 in the mega-match. Reynolds shot a 206 and West Middlesex had a 253.

Hearns’ 44 was good for medalist honors in the mega-match. Izzy Schell shot a 48 to lead Reynolds and Lexi Collins fired a 59 for West Middlesex.

Hickory: Scores listed above. Reynolds: Schell 48, Brittany Fitzgerald 51, Taylor Yahner 53, Jamie Vamosi 54. WM: Collins 59, Paige Fair 60, Rachel Harper 66, Johnna Greenburg 68.

Two players from Grove City competed independently. Fontaine McFeaters shot a 45 and Meg Birmingham had a 48.

Hickory leads the region points with 24, followed by Reynolds (18), West Middlesex (12) and Rocky Grove (6), which only has 3 players this season.


ä Kennedy Catholic 171, Jamestown 174 —
At Tam O’Shanter, the host Golden Eagles (5-1 region, 7-1 overall) edged the Muskies.

Jamestown’s Jake Reaugh recorded medalist laurels as he shot 36.

Kennedy Catholic: Paul Spondike 41, Jesse Kirila 42, Teddy Haaz 43, Jacob Wilson 45. Jamestown: Reaugh 36, Ronnie Meals 41, Chris Shultz 47, Shannon Potter 50.

ä Mercer 172, Greenville 189 —At The Greens of Greenville, the visiting Mustangs (7-1) were led by Nate Guiler and Mark Peters, both of whom shot 41.

Greenville is now 2-4.

Mercer: Guiler, Peters 41s, Brock Watson 44, Landon Glass 46. Greenville: Colton McCright 44, Pearcen Senton, Bryar Wentling 48s, Brandon Beistein 49.

ä Grove City 168, Slippery Rock 170, Sharon 196 — At Grove City Country Club, the Eagles (8-5) edged the Rockets and Tigers in a tri-match. Matt Gordon fired a 37 to earn medalist honors for Grove City. Ken Rall led the Rockets with a 38 and Joe Faber carded 46 to pace the Tigers.

Grove City: Gordon 37, Kyle Shingledecker 42, Jordan Anderson 43, Justin Fulkerson 46. Slippery Rock: Rall 38, Zac McCue 42, Matt Badger 44, Sam Isacco 46. Sharon: Faber 46, Louis Wareham 47, Chris Franek 51, Chris Hartnagel, Matt Wallace 52s.

ä Lakeview 192, Reynolds 198 — At Shenango Lake, the visiting Sailors were led by Chris Palutro’s round of 42, though Reynolds’ Zach Taylor took medalist honors with 37.

Lakeview: Palutro 42, Austin Milliren 47, Keith Kepner 51, Jared Coulter 52. Reynolds: Taylor 37, Jacob Reimold 43, John Bartolic 48, Denton McKay 53. 


ä Hickory 15, Sharpsville 0 —
At the McCullough Run Complex, South Pymatuning Twp., Sara Suler scored 4 goals and Marissa DeJulia and Jackie White both had hat tricks as the Lady Hornets improved to a perfect 3-0.

Lauren Bell and Haley Smith had 2 goals each for Hickory, which led 10-0 at halftime, and M.K. Bair also had a goal. Bell was credited with 3 assists, White and Isabella Spadafora had 2 assists each and Suler, Smith and Riley McConnell also had helpers. Morgan McBride notched the shutout in goal for the Lady Hornets. She made 1 save.

Juliana Sickafus and Rachel Toy split time in goal for the Blue Darlings.

JV: No match.

ä West Middlesex 2, Keystone 2 (2 OT) — At West Middlesex, Coach Mike Williams’ host Ms. Reds rallied from a 2-0 halftime deficit.

Riley Lyons  and Molly Stonebraker scored for Middlesex, while Gretchen Elsey and Delaney David were credited with assists. Goalkeeper Brianna Spencer made 7 saves for Middlesex (2-1-1), which outshot Keystone, 21-8.


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