Scotties, Vikings pick up soccer wins
Alex Leonard scored a pair of goals, and Andrew Sikora also fired one in to lead the Southmoreland boys soccer team to a 7-0 victory over host Valley in Section 1-AA action Thursday. The Scotties (2-1, 2-0) are undefeated in section play.
Mt. Pleasant 2, Indiana 0
Matt Remaley and Kurt Olinger scored, as the Vikings picked up a key win at Indiana. Joey Fearer was in goal for Mt. Pleasant (2-0, 2-0).
Kiski 3, Connellsville 1
Matt Jaynes scored a goal and Justin Cummings added an assist, but the Falcons (1-3, 0-2) gave up three goals in the second half and fell to visiting Kiski.
Bentworth 7, Geibel 0
The Gators (2-2, 1-1) were blanked at home by the Bearcats.
Southmoreland 4, Jeannette 1
Lindsay Skovira, Mandy Onder and Kaitlyn McLean each won a singles match to help the Lady Scotties notch a victory over host Jeannette. Maggie Echard and Brianna Pocratsky teamed up for a win at first doubles for Southmoreland (2-2, 2-1). Carolyne Yennerell and Julia Boettner won at second doubles for the Lady Jayhawks.
Derry 4, Mt. Pleasant 1
Rebecca Cenkner earned a second-singles victory, but the Lady Vikings were defeated on the road by host Derry. The Lady Trojans swept both doubles matches to secure the win over Mt. Pleasant (4-2, 2-2).
Division I, Section 2
Albert Gallatin 223, Connellsville 224
Tyler Nicholson and Mike Herman each shot a 40, but the Falcons (1-5, 1-4) lost by a stroke to visiting Albert Gallatin. Braedon Foreman and Jesse Salyers each shot a 43. Tyler McWilliams checked in with a 58. Nick Samples led the Colonials with a 40.
Mt. Pleasant 184, Ringgold 211
Nate Marso fired a 33 and Anthony Prailey followed with a 35, as the Vikings (6-0, 6-0) remained perfect with a win over the host Rams at Cedarbrook Golf Course. Jordan Jones shot a 38. Mike Bando and Dylan Firmstone each carded a 39. Mike Yavorsky led Ringgold with a 37.
Laurel Highlands 222, Southmoreland 243
Josh John carded a 40 and Nate Nesser added a 43 to lead the Mustangs to a win over host Southmoreland at Timber Ridge Golf Course. Taylor Campbell led the Scotties (0-7, 0-6) with a 41. Nate Hoburn and Andrew Dzambo each carded a 43. Von Rhodes (56) and Chip Smith (60) rounded out the scoring for Southmoreland.
Division II, Section 2
Greensburg CC 212, Frazier 235
Nico Cortese nailed a 38, as Greensburg Central Catholic knocked off the Commodores (2-3, 2-2) at Linden Hall. Craig Rebovich and Joey D’Auria each shot a 46 to pace Frazier. Dustin Lerda and Matt Adams each shot a 47 and Nick Hawranko came in with a 49.
Connellsville 3, Kiski 0
The Lady Falcons improved to 5-0 on the season with a 25-9, 25-13, 25-14 win over host Kiski.
Geibel 3, Avella 0
Samantha Hawk had 11 kills and Julianne Speeney came through with 16 assists, as the Lady Gators earned a 25-13, 25-15, 25-20 win over host Avella. Emily Solan also chipped in with nine digs for Geibel (2-0, 2-0).
Frazier 3, Mapletown 0
Kate Oldham had 16 service points and four kills and Sarah Berklovich tallied 25 service points as the Lady Commodores (3-0, 3-0) beat visiting Mapletown, 25-5, 25-11, 25-9. Larissa Ellis notched five kills.
Derry 3, Southmoreland 0
Alisha Backus had four digs and Ashley Pyle connected for three aces, but the Lady Scotties lost to visiting Derry, 25-16, 25-8, 25-14. Katie Siwula notched three kills for Southmoreland (0-3, 0-1).