The Herald, Sharon, Pa.


October 4, 2013

Laurel captures team title at Tamie Invitational

---- — Paced by 3rd-place finisher Evan Long, Laurel outlasted the 31-team field during Thursday’s 32nd annual Tam O’Shanter Golf Invitational.

The Spartans’ 308 strokes bested Titusville (316), Mercyhurst Prep and Butler (322) and Elk County Catholic (328).

Mercer was the highest-placing Mercer County contingent, tying with Slippery Rock (334) for 8th. Mercer’s Nate Guiler and Mark Peters produced 76s to share in a 4-way deadlock for 5th place.

Cambridge Springs’ Trevor Rodgers’ round of 70 edged Mercyhurst Prep’s Ryan Matlock by a scant stroke for medalist laurels, while Long and Hickory’s Billy Colbert carded 74s.

Grove City’s Matt Gordon, Lakeview’s Chris Palutro and Kennedy Catholic’s Paul Spondike, and Reynolds’ Jacob Reimold recorded respective rounds of 77, 78, 78 and 79.

The remainder of the field: Fairview (331, Cathedral Prep (332), Meadville (336), Neshannock (337), McDowell (346), Fort LeBoeuf (353), Cambridge Springs (354), New Castle (357), Greenville (358), Hickory (362), Riverside, Reynolds (366), Union (372), Lakeview (375), Union City (376), Corry (381), Ellwood City (382), Franklin (387), Strong Vincent (390), West Middlesex (409), North East (did not field full squad)..

Mercer County clubs who competed, and their placewinners:

Slippery Rock (334): Zac McCue, Sam Isacco 81s, Matt Badger 84, Ken Rall 88.

Mercer (334): Guiler, Peters 76s, Brock Watson 89, Matt Matthias 93.

Grove City (345): Gordon 77, Justin Fulkerson 88, Derek Saylor 89, Kyle Shingledecker 91.

Greenville  (358): Nick Deitrich 84, Colton McCright, Bryar Wentling 85s, Peircen Fenton 104.

Lakeview (375): Palutro 78, Keith Kepner 88, Sean Carlson 104, Austin Milliren 105.

Kennedy Catholic (346): Spondike 78, Jacob Wilson 83, Jesse Kirila 92, Teddy Haaz 93.

Hickory (362): Colbert 74, Nate Mastrian 87, Greg Galbo 92, Colter Bishop 109.

Reynolds (366): Reimold 79, Zach Taylor 86, Jake Palmiter 92, Sam Leposky 109.

Sharon (381): Carl Carpenter 86, Louis Wareham 92, Gavin Maule 99, Joe Faber 104.

West Middlesex (409): Jacob Weiser 96, Jason Ash 101, Ethan Moroco 102, Aidan Bellucci 110.


ä Hickory 4, Grove City 1 —
At Hornet Stadium, Sara Suler buried a pair of goals as the Lady Hornets improved to 6-0 in Region 2 and 11-1 overall.

Lauren Bell and Isabella Spadafora had the other goals for Hickory. Jackie White notched 2 assists and Bell was credited with a helper. Morgan McBride made 6 saves in goal.

Kalie Davis had the lone goal for GC off an assist from Julie DiStasi. Olivia Andrews registered 19 saves between the pipes for the Lady Eagles.

ä Sharpsville 4, West Middlesex 3 — At West Middlesex, Aislinn Frazer and Rose Stoyer had 2 goals each as the Blue Darlings (1-5, 2-10) beat WM. Stoyer, Juliana Sickafus and Ashley Hall had assists and Rachel Toy made a dozen saves in goal for Sharpsville.

Kayla Ballard scored 2 goals for the Ms. Reds and Kaitlin Beck had the other.


ä Grove City 4, Sharon 0 —
At Grove City Wednesday, the Eagles bounced back from a recent loss to Hickory and blanked the visiting Tigers.

With 18 minutes  left in the 1st half Riley Keffer sent a high cross that Peter Conley headed into the net for the 1st score. In the 2nd half. Cole Latimer found the back of the net off a cross from Ethan Kellett; with 1:30 left, Ethan Kellet, off a pass from Latimer, scored; at 1:01, Latimer was fouled in the box and nailed the PK.

 Sharon’s Joey Zajac kept pressure on the Eagles’ goalkeeper Jed Grimm, but Grimm denied his shots. Grove City had 41 attacks, 29 shots (8 on goal), 4 corner kicks and 4 fouls. Sharon had 18 attacks, 9 shots (7 on goal) 4 corner Kicks and 6 fouls resulting in 1 yellow.

ä Mercer 2, Kennedy Catholic 1 — At Lamor Road, Mercer Wednesday night, the host Mustangs dominated the 2nd half to grab the victory.

 KC (5-6-1) jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the 1st half on a goal by Josh Repas off an assist by Mike Thomas. But the Mustangs rallied in the 2nd half. No stats were reported by Mercer.


ä West Middlesex 3, Commodore Perry 0 —
At West Middlesex, the Ms. Reds improved to a perfect 8-0 in Region 1 and 10-0 overall.

WM: Tori Roberts 10 points, 11 digs; Aly Andrusky 10 points; Megan Hazlet 22 points (9 aces), 21 assists; Marissa Pursell 6 points, 7 kills. CP: No stats reported.

JV: West Middlesex, 25-11, 25-19.

ä Kennedy Catholic 3, Reynolds 2 — At Hermitage, 1st-year head coach Scott Malenky’s KC Lady Golden Eagles (1-10) notched their 1st win of the year over the Lady Raiders, 25-21, 20-25, 16-25, 25-18, 15-5.

Kennedy Catholic: Taylor Hood 5 kills; J’Shawna Thompkins 13 points, 15 digs, 22 kills; Tatum Kress 16 points, 10 digs, 7 kills; Emilee Taylor 11 points, 12 digs, 6 kills; Tori Bremick 8 points, 13 assists, 6 digs; Donique Marcella 5 points; Hannah Burns 14 assists; Khalida Muhammad 5 points, 14 digs. Reynolds: No stats reported.

JV: KC, 25-15, 27-25.

ä Sharpsville 3, Jamestown 0 — Sharpsville secured a 25-17, 25-18, 25-11 sweep.

Jamestown (2-6, 2-7): Jackie Gross 6 serving points, 6 digs; Jessie Arnold 5 points; Loghan Sankey 6 assists; Nicole McElhaney 6 digs; Samantha McLaughlin 7 assists; Savannah Miller 7 digs. Sharpsville (6-2, 6-3): Rachel D’Auria 8 kills, 5 points; Kara Morrin 8 kills; Miley Sikorski 6 kills; Emily Anderson 6 kills; Olivia Shuttleworth 8 points; Madison Przicina 5 points, 18 assists; Emily Sackett 11 points; Emma Gerasimek 5 points; Kailee Scurpa 5 assists; Rachel Harenchar 10 digs; Leah LaRocca 6 kills.

JV: Sharpsville, 25-21, 25-17.

ä Lakeview 3, Farrell 0 — At Stoneboro, the host Lady Sailors (7-1, 8-1) swept the Lady Steelers, 25-22, 25-20, 25-23, led by Taylor Reed’s 19-assist, 7–dig, 6-serving points line.

Lakeview: Rachel McKean 14 kills; Tia Ray 5 digs, 6 points; Sam Womer 5 kills; Ashley Ray 6 digs, 10 points; Sam Riddle 6 digs, 5 points; Salena Stutzman 6 digs, 8 points. Farrell: No stats reported.

JV: Lakeview, 25-17, 25-23.

ä Hickory 3, Slippery Rock 0 — At Hermitage, the  host Hornets (5-2, 6-3) swept Slippery Rock, 25-19, 25-18, 25-18.

Hickory: Danielle Collier, Katie Gustas 6 kills each; Hope Wilterdink 7 kills; Nicole Lacava 5 kills. Slippery Rock: No stats reported.

JV: No score reported.

ä Brookfield 3, Youngstown Christian 0 — At Youngstown, the visiting Lady Warriors (10-9) won, 25-19, 25-9, 25-18.

Brookfield: Delaney Saxton 11 kills; Brooke Hiner 6 kills; Madison Bonekovic 19 digs; Katie Bender 25 assists, 13 points (3 aces); Katie McMullin 12 points (3 aces), 10 digs.

ä Greenville 3, Mercer 0 — At Mercer Wednesday, the visiting Lady Trojans swept by scores of 25-20, 25-10, 25-21.

Mercer: Angie Moose 7 points; Katie Love 10 digs; Melissa Shoemaker 9 points, 12 assists; Allie Cameron 6 digs; Kaitlyn Nemeth 7 points. Greenville: No stats submitted

JV: Greenville,25-21, 25-18.

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