Scottie sports briefs: Track team doing very well
By Paul Paterra
Published: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
The Southmoreland track team continues to perform extremely well as evidenced in a victory over Trinity Christian in a Section 4-AA meet.
The girls won handily April 16 by a 126-24 score, while the boys nipped Trinity Christian 76-73.
For the girls, Hannah Porter, Paige Weaver, Lauren Virgin and Kaylee Cummins each were part of two victorious relay teams. The 3,200 and 1,600 for Weaver, Porter and Cummins and the 1,600 and 400 for Virgin. Brooke Zimmerman won the 100 and the long jump and also ran a leg on the victorious 400 relay team. Julia Claycomb also had a spot on that quartet and won the 200 and the shot put. The girls sported a 3-0 section record as of April 23.
For the boys, Jake Pisula captured the 200, Josh Dei won the 800, Ben Bickerton took first in the 3,200, Chris Fosbrink won the shot put, Jacob Murrell took first in the discus and Phillip Weinman in the pole vault. Also victorious was the 400 relay team of Pisula, Randy Ohler, Kyle Cohen and Aaron Bailey. The boys had a 4-0 record as of April 23.
Anna Gatti showed her mettle on the mound in a Section 3-AAA contest April 16 as she struck out 10 and pitched a two-hitter in a 4-0 win over Thomas Jefferson.
Rikki Brown and Briana Bunner paced the offensive attack for the Scotties. Brown had two singles and a triple and knocked in a run, while Bunner tripled, singled and knocked in two runs.
The Scotties fell to Belle Vernon the next day by a 13-3 score in five innings. Bunner hit a three-run homer in the first inning, but an eight-run fifth for Belle Vernon put the finishing touches on the contest.
Southmoreland also fell to Indiana April 15 by a 7-5 score. Sarah Brown doubled and drove in two runs for the Scotties.
The Scotties lost via no-hitter by Greensburg Central Catholic's Sean Bialecki April 15. The Centurions won 6-1 in a game, in which Bialecki walked four and struck out 12.
Paul Paterra is a staff editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 724-887-6101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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