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District college notes: St. Vincent's Poole again honored as Runner of the Week

| Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, 10:18 p.m.

St. Vincent senior Chansler Poole won his fourth Presidents' Athletic Conference Runner of the Week honor for placing sixth at the Inter-Regional Rumble at Oberlin College in Ohio.

Poole finished the 8K course in 25 minutes, 30.29 seconds. St. Vincent finished 10th overall.

St. Vincent stays hot

The St. Vincent women's soccer team improved to 9-6-1 overall, 4-2-1 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference with its third consecutive 1-0 victory.

The Bearcats defeated Bethany on a goal by Meghan Smith. Cassie Overly (Hempfield/Greensburg) was the goalkeeper. SVC has also defeated Thiel and Geneva during the current streak.

Lingafelt leads St. Vincent golfers

Derek Lingafelt tied for the overall championship, and he helped the St. Vincent men's golf team to a 16-shot win over Washington & Jefferson at the Presidents' Athletic Conference Fall Invitational at Oak Tree Country Club. Lingafelt finished with 144.

Pletcher, Zavatsky win

Latrobe wrestlers Luke Pletcher and Zack Zavatsky captured belts at the annual Super 32 preseason wrestling tournament in Greensboro, N.C., on Sunday.

Pletcher, a sophomore and returning WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA 106-pound champion, won the 120-pound title by pinning Derry sophomore and PIAA Class AA 113-pound champion George Phillippi.

Zavatsky, a senior who will wrestle at Virginia Tech, won the 182-pound title. He defeated Nicky Hall of New York, 5-2.

Paul Schofield is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. Reach him at pschofield@tribweb.com or via Twitter @Schofield_Trib.

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