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Alle-Kiski roundup: Valley boys tennis wraps up perfect regular season

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Bill Shirley | For the Valley News Dispatch
Valley junior Cody Schrecongost hits a backhand against Burrell's Luke Lynam in tennis action Friday, April 26, 2013, at Valley High School.
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By Valley News Dispatch
Saturday, April 27, 2013, 12:09 a.m.
 

Valley's boys tennis team put the finishing touches on a perfect regular season Friday, defeating Section 4-AA rival Burrell, 4-1, in New Kensington.

Valley (14-0, 12-0) swept the section team, singles and doubles titles.

Cody Schrecongost and Josh Denham picked up straight-set singles wins while Calvin Schafer and Josh Frazee, and Quentin Gatto and Andrew Macura were doubles winners for the Vikings.

Track and field

Mars Invitational — Springdale junior Emily Lelis defended a pair of championships at the Mars Invitational, winning the 100-meter hurdles in 15.21 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 44.03. The 300 time is her season best and a meet record.

Baseball

Freeport 14, West Shamokin 1 (5 innings) — Damon Smith hit a two-run double and also singled in a run to lead Freeport (9-2, 7-2) to a Section 3-AA win over West Shamokin (2-10, 1-6) in five innings.

Levi Negley doubled and singled and drove in three runs, and Robbie Miller struck out 10 for Freeport.

Burrell 10, Summit Academy 2 — J.R. Andrejcik doubled and drove in three runs during a 4-for-5 day at the plate for Burrell (5-7, 5-4) in the Section 3-AA road win. Cody Wolfe tripled, and Nik Artman and Ryan Sowol doubled.

Artman limited Summit Academy (1-11, 1-10) to three hits and struck out seven in a complete game.

Ford City 11, Apollo-Ridge 1 — Justin Retzer homered and drove in four runs to lead Ford City (5-5, 5-4) to a Section 3-AA victory over Apollo-Ridge (3-5, 7-9).

Brandon Dineley doubled for the Sabers.

Mitchell Johnston doubled for Apollo-Ridge.

Riverview 16, St. Joseph 2 (6 inn.) — Class A No. 2 Riverview (10-1, 5-0) amassed 18 hits against St. Joseph (1-8, 0-5) in a Section 4-A win.

Dom Conte, Nick DiBucci, Anthony Malky and Jason Anthony all had three hits for the Raiders. Cole Quinio and Anthony each drove in three runs.

Fox Chapel 7, Butler 6 — Anthony Veltri hit a three-run homer, and Josh Dunlap, Zack Burkhart and Dan Vargo all doubled for Fox Chapel (8-5, 4-3) in a Section 1-AAAA win over Butler (1-13, 0-7).

Cory Wheeler homered for Butler.

Softball

Deer Lakes 11, Valley 0 (5 inn.) — Tiffany Edwards doubled twice, and as the winning pitcher, she struck out eight batters and held Valley (4-8, 4-8) to two hits in the Section 3-AA game.

Hannah Blinn also doubled, and Rachel Tanilli tripled for Class AA No. 1-ranked Deer Lakes (13-0, 12-0). Allie Aftanas and Blaise Dawson singled for Valley.

Burrell 4, West Shamokin 0 — Claire Fisher pitched a complete game and held West Shamokin (4-10, 4-8) to two hits while striking out eight to guide Burrell (10-2, 10-2) to a Section 3-AA win. Erica Finn hit a two-run double while Abby Nitowski added an RBI-single for Burrell.

Ford City 13, Apollo-Ridge 3 (5 inn.) — Bethany Meyer had three hits and Karley Smith tripled for Ford City (6-6, 6-6) in a Section 3-AA win over Apollo-Ridge (3-10, 3-11).

Sam Geracia and Dana Speranza doubled for Apollo-Ridge.

Fox Chapel 2, Gateway 1 — Jen Moran and Kaylee Pistorius tripled, and Megan Walkowski doubled as Fox Chapel (2-11) broke a nine-game losing streak with a nonsection win over Gateway (1-10).

Highlands 10, Freeport 5 — Danielle Voytko hit a solo homer, drove in three runs and scored three times during a 3-for-4 day for Highlands (6-4, 5-4) in the nonsection win. Winning pitcher Gabby Miller went 3 for 5 and homered. Emily Lindsey doubled twice during a three-hit performance, and Karlie Hill homered for host Freeport (9-5, 9-3).

Rugby

Burrell 59, South Hills 12 — Matt Hess had two tries and two conversions, David Ludwig added five conversion kicks and Mitch Pollino and Nick Nitowski had three tries apiece for the Buckheads.

 

 
 


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