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Roundup: Golf teams come up empty

| Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001

Jordan Craig was the low medalist with an impressive 39, but the Connellsville golf team lost to visiting Albert Gallatin 218-229 in Section 2-AAA action at Pleasant Valley Country Club. Richard Tiberio checked in with a 46 while Brad Livingston carded a 47. Rusty McDiffett notched a 48 while Jeff Nicholson and Joe Kooser each fired a 49, one of which was not used.

Josh Oros led the Colonials (1-3, 3-3) with a 41 while Eric Brooks came through with a 42. Ron Ferlin tallied a 44 and Larry Wise chipped in a 45. Pat Pishko fired a 46.

The Falcons (0-3, 0-3) will host Yough on Thursday.

LH 197, Mt. Pleasant 203

Brian Galica carded a 36 while teammates Brandon Katzeff and Jarred Detweiler each fired a 39 to lead Laurel Highlands (3-0, 9-0) to a close victory over Mount Pleasant at Norvelt Golf Course. Cory Chrise shot a 41 while Jason Kurnott nailed a 42.

Rob Chlebowski and Brett Lehman each paced the Vikings with a 39. Bryan Gricheck and Greg Rumbaugh tallied a 40 while Anthony Pennline came in with a 45.

The Vikings (1-1, 2-2) will visit Uniontown on Thursday.

U'town 198, S'more 227

Greg Franco fired a 38 while Zack Rockwell and Bobby Umbel each carded a 39 to lead Uniontown (2-0, 2-0) past Southmoreland. Jarrod Bartok fired a 40 and Andrew Bolling posted a 42.

Eric Swank paced the Scotties with a 41 and Arty Myers scored a 43. Nick Craft posted a 46 and Brad Hixenbaugh was close behind with a 47. Phil Sanders rounded out the scoring with a 50.

The Scotties (2-2, 2-3) will visit Albert Gallatin on Thursday.

Section 2-AA
B'worth 214, Frazier 279

Jacob Rabatin and Brandon Madorma each fired a 49, but the Commodores fell to host Bentworth. Mark Matras tallied a 54 and Chris Bissett scored a 59. Patrick Black shot a 68.

Nick Thompson led the Bearcats (3-1) with a 40, followed by Dennis DiNardo with a 41. Derek Hohn and Derek Dyking each shot a 44 while Bill Reed chipped in a 45.

The Commodores (0-2) will host Ringgold today.

Girls Tennis
Section 1-AA
S'more 4, B'ville 1

Despite a loss at first singles, the Lady Scotties breezed past visiting Brownsville.

At second singles, Cara Petonic took out Gina Pelehac 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 while Meghan Kite knocked off Lindsey Zidek 6-1, 6-2.

In first doubles, Elizabeth Konieczny and Aliesha Pocratsky defeated Chantel Curcio and Danielle Davison 6-2, 6-2. At second doubles, Katie Huffman and Jennifer Dzadovsky beat Christina Libertini and Ashton Restina 6-4, 4-6, 7-5.

Brownsville's Molly McClelland beat Ashley Lowe 6-2, 6-1 in first doubles.

Southmoreland (2-0, 2-1) will visit Jeannette on Thursday.

Section 5-AAA
CAHS 5, CM 0

Beth Conlon, Erica Husband and Kim Rankin each scored singles victories to lead the Lady Falcons to a win on the road over the Lady Big Macs. At first singles, Conlon beat Lauren Fischer 6-3, 6-4 and Husband defeated Ashley Batan 6-0, 2-6, 6-3. At third singles, Kim Rankin topped Jessica Eisenbart 7-6 (7-4) 6-3.

In doubles action, Kristina Grove and Melissa Evans beat Allison Bette and Sarah Grudevich 6-1, 6-3. At second doubles, Lindsey Weimer and Laura Lucas teamed up to down Jessica Berty and Kaitlin Cerenzia 6-4, 7-5.

The Lady Falcons (3-0, 1-0) will host West Mifflin on Thursday.

Boys Soccer
Section 1-AA
S'more 3, EA 2

Brad Clingan, Tom Brittain and Nick Cunningham each scored a goal while Steve Weimer made 15 saves as the Scotties (2-0) beat host East Allegheny.

The Scotties will host Blackhawk on Thursday.

Girls Soccer
LH 6, Geibel 1

Katie Andyjohn scored a goal and Michelle Casini made 20 saves, but the Lady Gators lost to Laurel Highlands.

The Lady Gators will visit Jeannette today.

Geibel 3, GCC 0

Julie Kirik and Molly McGrath each pounded seven kills while Ashley Kreinbrook scored 10 points as Geibel knocked off visiting Greensburg Central Catholic 15-6, 15-5, 15-11. Kristen Hozak and Ashley Speeney each recorded nine assists.

The Lady Gators (1-0) will participate in the OLSH varsity tournament this weekend.

A. Ridge 3, S'more 0

Leah Zeman had five service points, including an ace, but Southmoreland lost to visiting Apollo Ridge 15-11, 15-5, 15-8. Alicia Guzy and Stephanie Underwood each had three kills.

The Lady Scotties (0-1) visit Connellsville on Thursday.

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