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Alle-Kiski roundup: Burrell boys topple Derry

| Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 12:39 a.m.
Erica Dietz | Valley News Dispatch
Plum's Austin Baer and (right) Fox Chapel's Connor Duquette attack the ball during the soccer game Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at Fox Chapel High School.

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.

Girls soccer

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.

Girls volleyball

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.

Boys golf

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.

Girls tennis

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.

Field hockey

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.

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