Herald Staff reports



GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

ä Hickory 3, Greenville 0 — At Hermitage, the host Hornettes celebrated Senior Night with a 25-13, 25-8, 25-18 sweep.

Hickory (12-3) — Montana Canady 8 points, 17 digs; Desarae Hudson 8 points, 10 digs; Bianca Napolitan 9 points, 10 digs; Kaitlin Schibli 10 points, 12 digs; Heather Campbell 8 kills, 6 points; Krysta Cione 10 kills; Amber Walters 6 kills, 8 points, 15 digs, 27 assists.

“Congratulations and best of luck to our four seniors (Canady, Schibli, Napolitan, Hudson), who dominated all three games,” Hickory head coach Jill Platteborze said. Greenville — no stats reported.

JV: Hickory, 25-15, 25-6.

ä Commodore Perry 3, Reynolds 0 — At Transfer, the visiting Lady Panthers closed out the 2006 campaign with a 25-12, 25-17, 25-14 victory.

Commodore Perry (7-10) — Lindsay McCartney 6 kills, 6 digs, 14 points; Samantha Bates 14 digs, 10 points; Stephanie Riley 5 kills; Joanna Sterling 12 assists; Carly McConnell 5 digs, 11 points. Reynolds — no stats reported.

JV: Commodore Perry, 23-25, 25-17, 15-10.

ä Grove City 3, Sharpsville 0 — At Sharpsville, the visiting Lady Eagles concluded their D-10 Region 5-AA season undefeated with a 25-12, 25-16, 25-19 sweep.

Grove City (14-0 Region 5-AA, 15-1 overall) — Sam Baseler 6 points, 5 kills 11 digs; Kari Barnes 11 points, 6 kills, 12 digs; Ashley Patterson 11 points, 6 kills, 5 assists; Chelsea Harrison 5 blocks; Logan Sanders 5 points, 8 digs; Caitlin Rothman 11 kills 5 blocks; Lacey Aloisio 7 kils, 5 blocks; Lauryn Franklin 7 points, 13 digs; Rachel Ennis 6 points, 14 assists, 6 digs; Sammi Bell 5 digs. Sharpsville — no stats reported.

JV: Grove City, 25-21, 25-21.

ä Wilmington 3, Sharon 0 — At New Wilmington, the Lady ’Hounds (11-7) closed out the season with a 25-7, 25-8, 25-11 sweep of Sharon.

Wilmington — Kelly Marett 18 points, 5 kills; Allie Cioffi 15 points; Susan Miller 12 points; Heather Deems 6 points; Kelcie Mongtomery 14 assists, 5 points.

JV: Wilmington, 25-9, 25-17.

Wilmington’s Marett and Julie Whiting are the team’s seniors. “It will be hard to replace them,” said Greyhound coach Amber Marett. “They are two excellent players. They had a difficult job leading a team of sophomores because we had no juniors.”

ä Lakeview 3, Slippery Rock 1 — At Stoneboro on Senior Night, the Lady Sailors coasted to a 25-22, 25-17, 23-25, 25-12 win.

“Our seniors (Sara Morneweck, Alexandra Powell, Cami Frye, Heidi Kepner, Elise Smith) played great (Thursday) night. Heidi Kepner did a fantastic job of passing and picking up digs,” praised coach Karen Evans. “We’ll have to wait to see if our record (10-4) will allow us to get an at-large spot. Depends on how the other three regions in our district fare.”

Lakeview — Morneweck 31 assists, 9 points, 8 digs, 5 blocks; Powell 19 kills, 19 points, 9 digs, 6 blocks; Frye 10 kills, 12 digs, 9 points; Kepner 8 digs; Leah Oakes 6 points, 5 kills; Britt Casciotti 9 points, 8 digs.

GIRLS SOCCER

ä Hickory 3, Maplewood 0 — At New Wilmington, the host Hornettes harvested the season-ending win while establishing a pair of school standards.

Coach B.J. Rudge reported Morgan Hodgkins’ goal was her school-record 91st career-wise, and goalkeeper Karen Szabo’s shutout was her fifth of the season and eighth career-wise, eclipsing Gina Caracci’s previous mark.

Hodgkins and Kylie Swanson both scored and assisted on goals, while Breanna Mulligan scored and Haley Hanson had an assist for Hickory, which concluded the campaign 9-6-1 in District 10 1-AA Region and 10-8-1 overall, Rudge reported, concluding,

“It was a great season for the girls. I’m very proud of the seniors this year (Hodgkins, Swanson, Mulligan, Melissa Kelly and Kayla DePuy).”

ä Slippery Rock 8, Kennedy Catholic 0 — At Slippery Rock University, Kennedy’s campaign concluded at 8-9.

For Slippery Rock, Jence Rhoads’ 2 goals and assist, a pair of goals apiece from Kelsey Drennen and Elissa McCune, and singletons from Carly Rhoads and Sarah Cessar fueled the Lady Rockets.

Kennedy Catholic coach Karen D’Onofrio reported results of four other recent games, two of which occurred last week, as the Lady Golden Eagles garnered a 2-1 double-overtime win over Hickory, but bowed to Wilmington (3-1), Conneaut Valley (3-2, OT) and Slippery Rock (6-0).

Seniors for Kennedy Catholic are Sierra Green, Kelly Nottingham and Tressa Weldon.

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