Local roundup: Connellsville swimmers sweep
The Connellsville swim team swept a nonsection meet at East Allegheny on Tuesday.
Alyson Urie, Leah Lilley, Sierra Emert and Rachel Barczyk won the 200 freestyle relay (1:52.24) and the 400 freestyle relay (4:10.48) to help the Connellsville girls win, 93-41. Bayle Shreve, Alyson Urie, Lilley and Barczyk teamed up to win the 200 medley relay (2:07.71). Lauren Urie was a winner in the 200 individual medley (2:44.60) and the 100 backstroke (1:20.59). Brooke Robbins took top honors in the 200 freestyle (2:25.54) and Bethany Lonce took first place in the 100 butterfly (1:30.81). Justine Waggel won the 50 freestyle (32.52) and Melea Mascioli was the victor in the 500 freestyle (8:29.36). Rachel Fremd finished first in the 100 breaststroke (1:30.54) and Kait Nedrow was the top diver.
In the boys race, Shane Beneke took the top spot in the 200 individual medley (2:21.92) and the 100 breaststroke (1:09.58) as the Falcons won, 98-54. Jimmy Manges, Dan Starr, Roy Starr and Beneke won the 200 freestyle relay (1:47.90). Jon Anderson, Petey Strauser, Brandon Pastorious and William Culver took the top spot in the 400 freestyle relay (5:06.22). Roy Starr won the 100 butterfly (1:10.34) and Luke Kisiel was the top diver.
Kiski 62, Connellsville 29 — Nick Stone scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Cavaliers (14-4, 8-2) to a Section 1-AAAA win over visiting Connellsville. Joe Brungo scored 12 points and Mitch Murdock followed with 11 points.
Jim Leichliter led the Falcons (6-13, 2-7) with 11 points.
Mapletown 72, Geibel 71 (OT)— Dereck Riggleman scored 30 points and Ben Boone tossed in 20 points as the Maples (5-11, 3-3) beat the Gators in overtime in Section 3-A. Eric Atwood and Kevin Ridgley each scored 10 points.
Aaron Agostoni scored 20 points to lead the Gators (2-13, 1-5). Kyle Toth scored 14 points and Matt Mammarella notched 13 points.
Greensburg Salem 63, Southmoreland 45 — Pat Boyer scored a game-high 15 points and Simeon Stevens came through with 10 points as the Golden Lions (3-13, 3-5) picked up a Section 3-AAA win over host Southmoreland.
Ben Niemiec paced the Scotties (0-16, 0-9) with 10 points.
Laurel Highlands 45, Derry 44 — Joe Pegg scored 12 points and added Keith Liptock 11 as the Mustangs (13-5, 8-1) pulled out a Section 3-AAA win over visiting Derry. Pegg hit two foul shots with 5.0 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to seal the win.
Andy Panizzi led the Trojans (9-8, 5-5) with 16 points. Nick Clayton tallied 14 points and Lucas Maloy followed with 12 points.
Geibel 49, Mapletown 22 — Karly Judy scored 16 points and Peyton McIntyre dropped in 11 points as the Gators (3-15) posted a nonsection win over host Mapletown (0-15).
Kiski 39, Connellsville 28 — Maddie Antone scored 20 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as the Cavaliers (5-13, 4-7) notched a Section 1-AAAA win over the visiting Falcons (6-13, 1-10).
Uniontown 61, Greensburg Central Catholic 54 — Lydya Dennis scored 17 points as the Red Raiders (14-2) earned a nonsection win over the visiting Centurions. Danasha Harris fired in 14 points and Jessy Madison was next with 13 points.
Carolyn Appleby led the Centurions (13-5) with 17 points and Nikki Adisey added 11 points.