Alle-Kiski roundup: Burrell boys topple Derry
These Bucs are fighting for first place, too.
Burrell's boys soccer team snagged a half-game lead in Section 1-AA with a 4-2 win over Derry on Tuesday night at Buccaneer Stadium.
Tom Spagnolo had three goals, and Ryan Davis added another as the Bucs improved to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in section.
John McAfoose added a pair of assists, and Justin Schwartz made 10 saves for Burrell.
Valley 2, Mt. Pleasant 1 — Adam Hines and Dom Guzzi scored for the Vikings (2-1, 2-1) in a Section 1-AA victory over Mt. Pleasant (2-1, 1-1).
Highlands 5, Kittanning 0 — Five different players found the net, and goaltender Bob Reesman made six saves as Highlands (2-2, 1-2) blanked Kittanning (0-5, 0-3) in Section 2-AA.
St. Joseph 3, Springdale 2 — Chris Grondwalski, Vincenzo Schiano DiCole and Peter Sturtevant scored for St. Joseph (2-1-1, 1-0) in a Section 2-A win.
Will Noble scored both goals for Springdale (1-4, 0-1).
Kiski Area 5, Gateway 0 — Dutch Shaffer and Dakota Lange each scored two goals, and Matt Bisceglia stopped a trio of Gateway (1-4) shots as Kiski Area (2-2) won a nonsection game.
Kittanning 3, Derry 2 — Emily Knepshield, Chrissy Conklin and Kayly Lazaroff had goals as Kittanning (3-1), looking to break into the WPIAL, won for the third time in four tries.
Deer Lakes 3, Highlands 0 — Sarah Trocki had seven service points and four kills, and Sarah Blinn chipped in nine assists for Deer Lakes in a Section 4-AA win.
Freeport 3, Knoch 0 — Freeport (3-0, 2-0) posted an impressive Section 4-AA win as Zoe Pawlak had 12 kills and 13 service points. Celina Sanks had 17 kills and 10 blocks for Knoch (3-1, 2-1).
Springdale 3, Trinity Christian 1 — Alyssa Tocco had seven service points in the fourth game, a 25-14 Dynamos win, and Springdale rolled to a Section 1-A win.
Kittanning 201, Freeport 201 — Kittanning edged Freeport in a two-hole aggregate playoff at Buffalo Golf Course as Noah Kunst and Christian Miller held off Cole Hepler and Audrey Clawson by five shots. In regulation, Miller shot 1-over-par 37 and Hepler shot 39.
Leechburg 246, Burrell 247 — Matt Barto shot 38, and Nick Yurjevich added 43 as Leechburg edged Burrell in a Section 1-AA match at Hill Crest Country Club.
Plum 203, Franklin Regional 211 — Andrew Reynolds shot 3-over 39 to lead the Mustangs in a Section 4-AAA match at Meadowink.
Deer Lakes 239, St. Joseph 261 — Jake Roberts was medalist with a 3-over 39 as the Lancers (6-4, 6-2) cruised to a Section 3-AA win at Pittsburgh National.
Riverview 237, West Shamokin 238 — Matt Hammel carded 40 and Dom Conte 44 as Riverview (5-5, 3-3) held off West Shamokin in a nonsection match at Pheasant Ridge.
Kiski Area 195, Valley 253 — Tyler Paunovich shot 1-under 35, and Ryan Sciullo had 37 for Kiski Area (6-4) in a non-section win. Nick Licata's 38 led Valley.
Valley 3, Burrell 2 — Catherine Armstrong won the decisive match at No. 2 singles as Valley (4-1) clipped rival Burrell (4-2) in Section 4-AA.
Fox Chapel 9, Woodland Hills 0 — Cat Clarke, Megan McCrady and Nicole Susi each scored a pair of goals for Fox Chapel in a season-opening win in Section 2-AAA.