The Herald, Sharon, Pa.


September 1, 2013

Roundup: Hickory girls, WM boys win team titles at Hornet Harrier Invite

---- — Neshannock High’s Lizzie Manickas and Robbie Kroner combined to sweep the individual accolades, but the Hickory and West Middlesex girls’ and boys’ earned team titles during Saturday’s 15th annual Hickory Hornet Harrier Cross Country Invitational.

Manickas maneuvered the Hermitage course in 19:54 to outdistance Hickory’s Lexi Bible by 19 seconds, while Kroner copped a 19-second win over Greenville’s Dylan Foley.

However the Lady Hornets of veteran headmaster Tony Mastrian and Big Reds of West Middlesex mentor Bob Morris won in respective 12- and 14-team fields. Hickory edged Laurel, 68-71, while West Middlesex mustered 59 markers to easily outdistance runner-up Cochranton.

In addition to Bible, teammates Jackie Abraham, Haley Boyd, and Bailey and Paige Brown placed 5th, 12th, 17th and 32nd, respectively. Their pack time was 3:32.

“Through the preseason they’ve been running well as a team,” Mastrian assessed. “They have some room to grow, but at this stage they’re running very, very well. It was a great team effort.”

Morris’ Middlesex men were led by the 5-6 finish of David Johnson and Levi Canon, while Jared Germani, Brett Kirk and Dylan Long lent 12th-, 15th- and 21st-place finishes. They were separated by only 57 seconds.


ä Bradford 21, Kennedy Catholic 6 —
At Butala Stadium in Hermitage, coach Archie Donofrio’s Golden Eagles suffered a season-opening loss to the Owls.

No stats were reported to The Herald.


ä Grove City 2, Gen. McLane 2 (2OT) —
At Edinboro Saturday, the Lady Eagles and Lady Lancers battled to a tie.

GC led 2-1 at the end of the 1st half. Julie DiStasi drilled home a goal and Kalie Davis scored on a header off an assist from Katelyn Williams. Laura Schaefer had the 1st-half goal for the Lady Lancers.

Schaefer tied the game in the 2nd half off an assist by Kelsey Shampoe.


Hickory Hornet Harrier Invitational



Team standings and key: Hickory (H) 68; Laurel (L) 71; Wilimington (W) 94; West Middlesex (WM) 94; Greenville (G) 166; Sharpsville (Sv) 185; Commodore Perry (CP) 208; Conneaut Area (Con) 213; Sharon (Sh) 214; Neshannock (N) 244; Rocky Grove (RG) 331; Lakeview (Lv) 357.

Individual Results

1. Lizzie Manickas (N) 19:54; 2. Lexi Bible (H) 20:13; 3. Alison Filer (L) 20:35; 4. Chloé Tyillian (WM) 21:02; 5. Jackie Abraham (H) 21:09; 6. Maddie Pzicina (Sv) 21:15; 7. Kate Robb (W) 21:19; 8. Cassandra Peterson (L) 21:25; 9 Shae Grinnell (CP) 21:27; 10. Brooke Phelps (Con) 21:34; 11. Kristen White (WM) 21:38; 12. Haley Boyd (H) 21:39; 13. Maddie Thrasher (G) 21:52; 14. Allison Baldwin (W) 21:54; 15. Devanne Doyle (Coch) 21:57; 16. Nanami Mano (G) 22:05; 17. Bailey Brown (H) 22:06; 18. Mia Muraca (L) 22:07; 19. Alyson Pierce (WM) 22:12; 20. Kathryn McClelland (L) 22:23; 21. Rikki Brumbaugh (W) 22:35. 22. Kristin Dicks (L) 22:36; 23. Anna Zrile (WM) 22:44; 24. Hannah Winters (W) 22:46; 25. Maggie Prorok (RG) 22:52.


Team standings and key:
West Middlesex (WM) 59; Cochranton (Coch) 111; Commodore Perry (CP) 112; Hickory (H) 126; Neshannock (N) 168; Greenville (G) 176; Laurel (L) 183; Wilmington (W) 188; Lakeview (Lv) 254; Rocky Grove (RG) 268; 11. Jamestown (J) 269; Sharon (Sh) 288; Conneaut Area (Con) 343; Reynolds (R) 356.

Individual Results

1. Robbie Kroner (N) 17:26; 2. Dylan Foley (G) 17:45; 3. Logan Griffen (H) 17:49; 4. Nathan White (CP) 17:58; 5. David Johnson (WM) 18:00; 6. Levi Canon (WM) 18:01; 7. Kyle Boyd (H) 18:07; 8. Christian Ladebu (Con) 18:10; 9. Logan Herzberger (Coch) 18:10; 10. Christian McElhaney (J) 18:16; 11. Clint Glenn (L) 18:20; 12. Jared Germani (WM) 18:29; 13. Bradley Calleja (Sv) 18:31; 14. Nathan Kline (Coch) 18:32; 15. Brett Kirk (WM) 18:35; 16. Chad Peterson (CP) 18:36; 17. Austin Moose (N) 18:36; 18. Calvin Gealy (W) 18:42; 19. Eric Johnston (CP) 18:46; 20. Ryuji Mano (G) 18:50; 21. Dylan Long (WM) 18:57; 22. Nathan Lindeman (Coch) 19:00; 23. Justin Pago (R) 19:02; 24. Caleb Bickel (J) 19:04; 25. Brett Whitty (W) 19:08.


Junior Varsity


Team standing and key:
Laurel (L) 15; Hickory (H) 63; Greenville (G) 93.

Individual Results

1. Vanessa Schwartzmiller (L) 12:13; 2. Stephanie Kaminski (L) 12:22; 3. Charlene Duncan (L) 12:39; 4. Kacee Caughey (L) 12:45; 5. Haylie Voorhees (L) 12:45.


Team standing and key:
Hickory (H) 46; Commodore Perry (CP) 49; West Middlesex (WM) 66; Greenville (G) 162; Jamestown (J) 170; Laurel (L) 188; Lakeview (Lv) 193; Rocky Grove (RG) 214.

Individual Results

1. Alexandru Georgescu (H) 10:33; 2. Trand Wright (H) 10:37; 3. Adam Dale (WM) 10:39; 4. Kody Cropp (CP) 10:39; 5. Dan Stewart (Coch) 10:50.


Junior High


Team standing and key:
West Middlesex (WM) 55; Lakeview (Lv) 117; Cochranton (Coch) 132; Neshannock (N) 139; Hickory (H) 144.

Individual Results

1. Hope Pursel (WM) 11:38; 2. Hannah Pursel (WM) 11:49; 3. Shauna Greenwald (Con) 12:05; 4. Macey Redmond (H) 12:11; 5. Jackie Lenhardt (Con) 12:17.


Team standing and key:
Hickory (H) 35; 2. West Middlesex (WM) 70); Wilmington (W) 82; Lakeview (Lv) 103; Laurel (L) 169.

Individual Results

1. Zachary Tingley (Lv) 9:48; 2. Chad Grundy (H) 10:10; 3. Drew Slezak (H) 10:34; 4. Matt Salem (Shenango) 10:39; 5. Jacob Burdett (W) 10:45.

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