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By Daily Courier
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Meghan Uher homered and drove in three runs to help the Connellsville softball team defeat visiting Albert Gallatin, 10-0, in five innings in Section 1-AAAA on Tuesday. Jena Bukovac and Rachel Oplinger each doubled. Brianna Cramer, Madisyn Keller, Christa Lonigro, Kelsey Fisch and Oplinger each knocked in a run for the Falcons (3-8, 1-5). Uher was the winning pitcher.

Kaley Rankin doubled for the Colonials (1-8, 0-6). Shienna Ross took the loss.

Frazier 19, Monessen 2 — Kelsey Dillon hit a two-run homer, a solo homer and had a two-run single to lead the Commodores (5-4, 4-1) to a Section 1-A win over host Monessen. Andrea Lash had four RBI to go along with a double and three singles. Alexis Livingstone finished with three singles, a double, a triple and three RBI. Brittany Strothers homered, tripled, singled and had three RBI. Monica Joseph had three hits, including a double. Lash struck out nine and was the winning pitcher. The Commodores scored 10 runs in the seventh inning.


Mt. Pleasant vs. GCC, Neighborhood Academy — Julia Novotny, Jordan Toohey, Bria Rogers and Kylie Hissem won the 400 relay (51.32) as the Vikings defeated visiting Greensburg Central Catholic (121-29) and Neighborhood Academy (145-4) in Section 4-AA.

Novotny, Rogers, Hissem and Kasey Brown took top honors in the 1,600 relay (4:48). Toohey won the 100 (12.9) and the 200 (26.97), and Novotny finished first in the 400 (1:03.83) and javelin (123-0). Alexa Szelong won the long jump (15-2) and triple jump (31-9). Emmory Baker earned the top spot in the 800 (2:41.7), and Julia Bromyard was a winner in the 3200 (12.37). Rachel Bertoni won the discus (93-0), and Eileen Brady won the shot put (31-0). Alexis Miller finished first in the high jump (4-6), and Kaitlyn Shirey won the pole vault (6-0).

In the boys meet, Cody Monroe won the triple jump (39-0), long jump (18-10) and javelin (141-10), Dylan Poole took the top spot in the 300 (47.02) and 400 (56.09) as the Vikings beat Greensburg Central Catholic, 118-32 and Neighborhood Academy, 128-17. Tyler Kolar was first in the 100 hurdles (16.60) and Ben Bittner won the discus (100-9). Mike Forsythe finished first in the high jump (5-8), and Billy Groft had the best pole vault (6-0). Mike Specht, Zach Remaley, Paul Warner and Dillon Zarycki finished first in the 3,200 relay (9:44). Forsythe, Poole, Kolar and Trevor Salopek were first in the 1,600 relay (4:15.3).

Frazier vs. California, Jefferson-Morgan — Sawyer Palonder, Alex Rachoki, Cory Krall and Christian Katic won the 3,200 relay (9:11) as the Commodores (6-3, 6-3) beat host California (80-67) and Jefferson-Morgan (80-56) in a Section 6-AA meet. ‘

Palonder won the 1,600 (4:47) and the 3,200 (10:56), and Kyle Rodriguez took the top spot in the 300 hurdles (45.1) and high jump (5-8). Rachoki was a winner in the 400 (57.2). Ben Layhew had the best toss in the shot put (39-0), and Ethan Weiser had the top throw in the javelin (126-6).

In girls action, Lauren Timko won the 100 hurdles (17.3) and the long jump (14-6) as the Commodores (4-5, 4-5) beat Jefferson-Morgan (100-36) and lost to California (85-64). Ashley Davies won the 300 hurdles (52.8) and the javelin (85-0). Cassidy Guiser was fastest in the 400 (1:04.5). Natalie Losko won the high jump (4-6), and Janell Vasquez won the triple jump (30-3).

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