Craig, Morrison make cut at WPIAL individual golf qualifiers |

Craig, Morrison make cut at WPIAL individual golf qualifiers

A pair of local girls made the cut at the individual golf qualifiers at Irwin Country Club.

Connellsville’s Jordan Craig and Southmoreland’s Emily Morrison each were among the top nine finishers at Wednesday’s event and both have qualified for the WPIAL finals. Craig finished third overall with an 80 on the par-70 course. Morrison finished tied for fourth with an 84. Craig and Morrison will each compete in the WPIAL finals on Oct. 7 at Cedarbrook Golf Course. The WPIAL finals will be played on the Red Course.

Cross Country

Section 2-AAA


Kenny King (15:43) finished first overall while Nick Bailey (17:04) took second as the Falcons beat Albert Gallatin 18-43 at LInden Hall. Brad Showman (17:42) was fourth while Wade Schnorr (18:50) and Sam Groff (19:12) took fifth and sixth respectively.

On the girls side, Shannon Kovack (20:09), Molly Mullaney (21:44), Gabby Carbonara (23:21), Mary Beth Giles (24:18) and Heidi Halfhill (24:28) took places one through five respectively as the Lady Falcons cruised to a 15-50 win over the Lady Colonials.

Connellsville (3-1, 5-1) will compete at the Uniontown Invitational on Saturday.

Girls Soccer

Section 1-AA

SHS 7, Carmichaels 0

Vanessa Abel scored three goals while Allyson Richardson netted two as the Lady Scotties blanked host Carmichaels. Alicia Snyder and Paige Hamrock each added a goal. Jessica Beckett picked up three assists while Heather Graft, Stephanie Wiltrout and Jennifer Santmyer each added an assist.

Kelly Rollinson and Ashley Williams each spent time in goal and combined on the shutout.

The Lady Scotties (7-1, 8-3) will host GCC on Saturday.

Jeannette 10, Geibel 2

Kaitlyn Fagan scored two goals in the Lady Gators’ loss to visiting Jeannette.

Geibel (2-6, 2-7) will host Yough today.

Section 6-AAA

Yough 4, CAHS 1

Elizabeth Bell scored on a penalty kick, but the Lady Falcons lost to visiting Yough.

Connellsville (2-6, 3-9) will travel to Elizabeth Forward on Saturday.

Girls Tennis

Section 1-AAA

CAHS 4, G. Salem 0

Kristina Grove defeated Karina Lucci 6-0, 6-0 at first singles while Laura Lucas topped Deanna Austeri 6-3, 6-2 as the Lady Falcons started the day with a shutout over visiting Greensburg Salem. Lindsey Weimer beat Jess Bishop 6-1, 6-1 at third singles before Megan Parsons and Lauren Hartz knocked off Tara Cepullio and Allie Heckman 6-2, 6-3 at first doubles.

CAHS 4, G. Salem 1

In the second match of the day, Grove started with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Noelle Herrold while Lucas came through with a 6-1, 6-0 victory against Lucci. At third singles, Weimer got past Heckman 6-1, 6-0.

The first doubles tandem of Austeri and Bishop beat Connellsville’s Parsons and Amanda Stout 6-4, 6-0. At second doubles, the Lady Falcons’ Hartz and Miranda Hughes teamed up to edge Cepullio and Caitlin McInnes 7-6 (7-3), 6-0.

Connellsville (5-4, 8-4) will travel to GCC today.

Section 1-AA

MP 3, GCC 2

The Lady Vikings won both doubles matches to pull out a close victory over host GCC. At first doubles, Vicki Mull and Stacy Kinneer topped Katie Colbaugh and Haley Konosinsky 6-2, 6-4. At second doubles, Erica Sukay and Ashley Davis earned a 6-1, 6-1 win over Shannon Murphy and Amanda Kunes.

In singles action, Brianne Ludwick won at first singles with a 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 decision over Franca Peluso.

GCC’s Ashley Caruso nipped Katie Shaw at second singles 6-3, 6-1. The third singles match went to Anna Polsinelli as she beat Amanda Freeman 7-5, 6-2.

Mount Pleasant (6-1, 10-20 will host Southmoreland on Tuesday.

College Volleyball

PS-Fayette 3, WCCC 0

Kelli Waligora had 12 kills and five aces while Jessica Condalousi recorded 13 assists, five aces, eight kills and 15 service points as the Lady Roaring Lions beat host WCCC 30-20, 30-20, 30-16. Jennifer Powell added four aces, one kill and two blocks.

Penn State-Fayette (5-0) will travel to Penn State-New Kensington tonight.

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