BV Area booters drop Yough, 6-1
The Belle Vernon Area High boy’s soccer team exploded for four goals in the second half to post a 6-2 win at Yough Thursday.
The win puts the Leps (7-4-1, 4-2) two points behind co-leading Elizabeth Forward and Mt. Pleasant in Class AA’s Section 1.
Butch Derrickson had two goals for the Leps with Matt Sasko, Steve Spang, Pat Fletcherand Chris Giordano getting the other scores.
Mike McKevitt, Evan Henry, Jim Nguyen and Giordano added assists.
The Leps resume at 5 p.m. Saturday against Derry Area at Jim Weir Stadium.
Proctor scores fourin Yough victory
Lindsay Proctor scored four goals to lead Yough High’s girls soccer team to a 7-1 non-section win over Geibel Thursday.
Selena Morgan, Megan Sutton and Emily Casara had the other goals for the Lady Cougars (7-4),who host front-running Ringgold Saturday at 1 p.m. in a Class AAA Sec. 6 contest.
Monessen rollsover Beth-Center
Nychole Whitlock had three goals and three assists to lead Monessen High’s girls soccer team to an 11-0 romp over Beth-Center in Class AA’s Sec. 1 Thursday.
Carly Cocciolone and Johnna Pesi both added a pair of goals with Sara Amoroso, Stacey Gnora, Ranae Janosik and Katie Gaspich getting the other goals.
Janosik contributed two assists with Gaspich, Cocciolone and goalie Jennifer Hostovich each getting one.
Monessen (6-6, 6-3) is home Monday at 4 p.m. with co-leading Greensburg Central Catholic.
Ringgold sweepsAlbert Gallatin
Ringgold High’s volleyball team swept Albert Gallatin, 3-0, Thursday.
Christina DeMarco (14) and Megan Menzer (9) combined for 23 kills with the Lady Rams winning by 25-4, 25-11 and 25-4 scores.
AbbyHolbrook had 14 serving points and Amy Kifus 13.
Ringgold girlssweep,boys split
Ringgold High’s girls cross-country team upped its overall record to 10-3 by winning a tiangular meet with Chartiers-Houston and Washington Thursday.
The Lady Rams topped Chartiers-Houston, 24-34, and Washington, 20-46.
Jessica Patz made the best showing for Ringgold with a third followed by Julie Lytle (fifth), Katie Vojtko (sixth), Brittney Radic (seventh), Mallory McCormick (eighth and Renee Erbrecht (ninth).
The Rams (7-6), meanwhle, defeated Chartiers-Houston, 24-37, and lost to Washington, 30-23.
Levi Brown placed second for Ringgold with Cody Hannum seventh and Matt Hyslop ninth.
Cal U bootersbeat Carlow, 6-1
The California University women’s soccer team scored five first half goals on its way to a 6-1 win at Carlow College Thursday.
Sophomore Kelli Rees led the way with two goals while Brianne Plute added a goal and two assists.
Bridget Brennan, Terri Flaherty and Amy Wawrzkowicz had the other California goals.
Junior goalie Dana Galiffa turned back five shots.
California is home at noon with East Stroudsburg Saturday.
Carroll sweepsFort Couch
Carroll Middle School’s volleybal teams swept Fort Couch Thursday.
The unbeaten eighth graders (4-0) won by 25-6 and 25-17 scores with Kaylyn Massafra and Jennifer Sasko each scoring eight points.
The seventh graders (3-1) took 25-8 and 25-22 decisions with Lexa Watroba and Amanda Stanko high with nine and eight points, respectively.
The Ringgold High Volleyball Boosters will host an eighth grade tournament at 7 a.m. Saturday at the high school gym.
Ringgold losesin overtime, 3-2
Ringgold High’s boys soccer team slipped into fifth place in Class AAA’s Sec. 5 with a 3-2 overtime loss at Trinity Thursday.
Scoring goals for the Rams (5-6-1, 2-4-1) were Dan Ripepi and Jason Grant.
Ringgold is home with Canon-McMillan at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.