CAHS, SHS volleyball teams win
Courtney Wiltrout racked up 23 service points as the Connellsville volleyball team defeated Section 2-AAA host Albert Gallatin 3-0 with set scores of 25-12, 25-12 and 25-7. Dawn Claycomb charted eight assists, and Jenny Kooser had six kills.
The Lady Falcons (4-3, 6-3) will host Trinity on Thursday.
SHS 3, Yough 0
Amy Anthony had 10 kills as Southmoreland won 25-20, 25-23 and 25-20. Leah Zeman posted nine kills, and Jenna Galloway recorded 15 assists. Brooke Gallentine had 10 assists.
The Lady Scotties (7-0, 8-1) will visit Brownsville on Thursday.
Mount Pleasant’s Brianne Ludwick fell to Burrell’s Libby Shaw, 10-4, in the first round of the WPIAL singles tournament at Greentree Racquet Club.
GCC 5, SHS 0
Ashley Caruso defeated Michele Hamill 6-1, 6-0 at first singles, and Anna Polsinelli handed Jill Hamill a 6-0, 6-0 loss at second singles as Greensburg Central Catholic picked up the win over visiting Southmoreland. Kaley Komosinski shut out Tiffany Kovach 6-0, 6-0 at third singles.
The Lady Centurions also swept the doubles matches, as Katie Colbaugh and Shannon Murphy teamed to beat Lara Schenck and Amanda Lebe 7-5, 6-3 at first doubles. At second doubles, Amanda Kuhns and Kaila Mendicino routed Leslie Gorecki and Stacy Fox 6-1, 6-1.
The Lady Scotties will head to Brownsville today.
CAHS 5, Derry 0
Kristina Grove set the tone for Connellsville’s sweep at Derry with her 6-2, 6-2 first-singles win over Laura Gerhart. Laura Lucas followed that up with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Emily Shuba at second singles, and Lindsey Weimer battled past Faith Morgan 6-3, 7-5 at third singles.
Megan Parsons and Amanda Stout teamed up to down Lynn Berchesky and Stephanie Geary 6-1, 6-0 at first doubles. Miranda Hughes and Lauren Hartz finished the sweep by beating Megan Campbell and Kortney McGinniss 6-2, 6-3 at second doubles.
The Lady Falcons (3-4, 6-3) will entertain Greensburg Salem today.
LH 205, CAHS 207
Chris Bonchosky shot a 35 as Laurel Highlands squeezed past host Connellsville. Santino Marchitello carded a 39, Bruce Burrish had a 41, and Aaron Yonish and Jeremy Boskovich each finished with a 45 for the Mustangs.
Jordan Craig was the Falcons’ low medalist, shooting a 37. Jeff Nicholson tallied a 41, followed by Jonathan Luczka with a 42 and Jared Harrer with a 43. Nathan Pritts carded a 44.
Connellsville (5-4, 7-4) will travel to Albert Gallatin on Thursday.
MP 193, Yough 229
Pat White shot a 34, and Brett Lehman and Mark Novak each had a 39 in Mount Pleasant’s victory. Josh Coccagna tallied a 40, and Scott Bando checked in with a 41.
Adam Closkey led visiting Yough with a 42.
The Vikings (10-0, 11-2) will visit Laurel Highlands on Thursday.
BV 227, SHS 245
Josh Hodgkiss shot a 44, and Anthony King carded a 46 in a losing effort for Southmoreland. Steve Younkin had a 51, and Jason Sinsley and Tom Beal each finished with a 52.
Brian Luzanski led host Belle Vernon with a 39.
The Scotties (2-8, 2-10) will head to Uniontown on Thursday.
BC 224, Frazier 278
Jeff Adams tallied a 52, and Craig Miller and Ross English each carded a 53 as Frazier dropped a match on the road. Tom Farrell shot a 57, and Beau Nicklow had a 63.
Brandon Boledovic was low medalist, shooting a 41 for Beth-Center.
The Commodores will play host to Bentworth on Thursday.
Geibel 200, B’ville 206
James McGrath earned low medalist honors with a 35 as Geibel got the win. Andrew Broadwater shot a 39, and Phil Lucostic and Matt Mascia each tallied a 40. Zack Bell finished with a 46.
Josh Seelye led host Brownsville with a 38.
The Gators (7-2, 7-3) will host West Greene on Thursday.
Frazier 15, B’town 40
Frazier 15, W’burg 40
Rebecca Leary (21:30) crossed the line first for Frazier to help the team (5-1, 7-3) sweep Burgettstown and Waynesburg. Meghan Leary (23:17) was the second Frazier girl across the line, and Katie Venneri (24:47) was third.
Frazier 25, B’town 30
W’burg 24, Frazier 31
Kenny Miller (17:44) was Frazier’s top finisher as the boys (3-3 4-6) defeated Burgettstown but fell to Waynesburg.
Frazier will compete in the Uniontown Invitational on Saturday.
GCC 26, SHS 30
SHS 17, Yough 42
Maria Rendine (22:40) was second overall after a close race as the Southmoreland girls (5-3) beat Yough and lost to Greensburg Central Catholic. Anna Mast (24:13) was fourth overall, Kelly Bridges (24:22) was fifth, and Kelsey Moschetti (25:00) was eighth. Jorgie Jacobs (25:35) finished 13th overall.
GCC 19, SHS 44
SHS 15, Yough 47
Steve Imel (18:44) was second overall as Southmoreland’s boys (6-2) also picked up a split. Chris Keefer (19:27) came in ninth, and Nick Baron (19:54) was 11th overall. Bill Geyer (20:03) was 13th, and Bill Schomer (20:04) finished 14th.
Southmoreland will travel to Shady Side Academy on Tuesday.