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VND high school roundup: Burrell boys soccer team remains unbeaten

| Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 12:18 a.m.
Erica Dietz | Valley News Dispatch
Shady Side Academy's Chris Zhang goes head-to-head against Knoch's Brandon Vargo during a soccer game at Knoch High School on Thursday, September 19, 2013.

Burrell's boys soccer team remains unbeaten in Section 1-AA as it heads into its rivalry game with Valley.

Two first-half goals proved to be enough offense for the Bucs (6-2, 5-0), and goalkeeper Justin Schwartz posted his second shutout of the season, 2-0 over Indiana (8-2, 3-2), in section play Thursday night.

Tom Spagnolo knocked in the first score on a free kick from just outside the 18-yard line, and Joey Cox finished a pass from Jon McAfoose to give the Bucs their second goal.

Burrell will host Valley at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Valley 2, East Allegheny 1 — Ethan Walkowiak's shot from the wing midway through the second half made the difference for Valley (3-2, 3-2) in the Section 1-AA win. Josh Noel made eight saves. Vince Barone scored on a penalty kick for East Allegheny (0-6, 0-6).

Kiski Area 6, Latrobe 1 — Christian Fox scored twice, and Dakota Lange and Reed Ziemianski each had a goal and an assist for Kiski Area (6-2, 4-1) in the Section 1-AAA victory. Coby Green ended the shutout with a penalty kick for Latrobe (0-7, 0-6).

Riverview 2, Aquinas Academy 0 — Christian Snyder and Cole Wilson scored and Kyle Moore made nine saves for Riverview (3-4, 3-1) in the Section 2-A win over Aquinas (2-2-2, 2-1-1).

Shady Side Academy 2, Knoch 0 — Shady Side Academy (6-2, 2-0) delivered Knoch its first Section 2-AA loss. The Knights (5-2-3, 3-1-1) failed to score for just the second time this year.

Girls soccer

Highlands 2, Burrell 0 — Kyla Kelley and Kayla Beale scored for Highlands (5-4, 4-2) in the Section 2-AA win over Burrell (4-5, 2-4).

Fox Chapel 4, Gateway 0 — Lauren Kelly scored twice, and Margaux Everingham had a goal and an assist for Fox Chapel (8-1, 5-0) in the battle of Section 3-AAA's top two teams.

Kittanning 3, Valley 2 (2OT) — Kylie Hagofsky, Natalie Kriess and Kayly Lazaroff found the back of the net for Kittanning (5-2) in the non-section win over Valley (3-4-1).

Girls volleyball

Freeport 3, Valley 0 — Alexis Schrecengost finished with seven kills and three aces, and Jess Kelley had three kills and three blocks for Freeport (6-0, 5-0) in the Section 4-AA victory.

Knoch 3, Deer Lakes 0 — Celina Sanks and Mary Zellhart combined for 18 kills in the Section 4-AA win for Knoch (5-2, 4-1).

Kittanning 3, Apollo-Ridge 0 — Megan Wilson served nine aces, and Casey Harkleroad had six kills for Kittanning (4-1, 3-1) in the Section 3-AA win over Apollo-Ridge (4-4, 0-4).

Ford City 3, Greensburg Salem 0 — Sara Henninger posted a team-high eight kills to lead Ford City (2-4, 2-2) to a Section 3-AA victory.

Boys golf

Ford City 215, Leechburg 245 — Chuck Cippel shot 4-over-par 40, with teammates Josh Oliver, Dom Cholak and Nick Panchik matching 43s as the Sabers downed Leechburg (3-8) in a Section 1-AA match at Lenape Heights.

Matt Barto shot his best nine-hole score of the season with a 1-under 35 for Leechburg.

Knoch 197, Hampton 198 — Christian Evanchec's one-under-par 35 led Knoch (9-6, 5-4) in the Section 8-AAA win at Saxon Golf Course. Chris Kier had a 39 for the Knights.

Freeport 198, St. Joseph 234 — Audrey Clawson shot a 1-over 37 and Corey Mellinger followed with a 38 for Freeport (11-2) in the non-section match at Buffalo Golf Course. Nick Pleva led St. Joseph with a 42.

Girls golf

St. Joseph 206, Ford City 213 — Sophia Maltese and Alex Loperfito tied for the match-low with 50s for St. Joseph (1-6, 1-6) in the Section 1-AA match at Saxon Golf Course. Jalana Sigler shot a 52 to lead Ford City.

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