CDC local roundup: Connellsville volleyball defeats Laurel Highlands
By Staff Reports
Published: Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, 11:12 p.m.
Maria Merendino had 11 kills and 11 digs as the Connellsville girls volleyball team defeated host Laurel Highlands, 25-18, 25-14, 25-13 in a nonsection match on Monday. Emily Means collected 26 assists for the Falcons (7-2).
Southmoreland 6, Waynesburg 0 — Paige Weaver scored three goals as the Scotties (7-3-1, 6-2-1) blanked Waynesburg in Section 1-AA. Alex Kitta, Olivia Porter and Brittney Leonard each scored for Southmoreland. Emily Burkhart was in goal and got the shutout.
Yough 4, Mt. Pleasant 0 — Shawna Zaken scored twice as Yough (9-3, 7-1) earned a Section 1-AA victory over the visiting Vikings (6-5-2, 5-2-2). Leigh Appolonia made four saves to record her eighth shutout.
WPIAL individual finals — Frazier's Annika Erdely shot a 100 and finished 15th overall at the WPIAL Class AA Individual Championship at Hillcrest Country Club in Lower Burrell. Central Valley's Mackey Fouse shot a 75 to win the Class AA title. In Class AAA, Laurel Highlands' Kelsey Soom finished 15th overall with a 90. Canon-McMillan's Lauren Waller shot a 75 to win the Class AAA crown. The top eight finishers in each class advance to the PIAA qualifiers Oct. 16 at Tom's Run Golf Course.
Connellsville 219, Uniontown 221 — Jonathan Grinko carded a 39 and Tyler McFadden shot a 43 as the Falcons (6-8, 6-6) closed their season with a Section 2-AAA win over host Uniontown. Tanner Kirsch and Colt Miller each shot a 44 and Jimmy Malone added a 49.
Luke Wallace led the Red Raiders (10-4, 8-3) with a 39 and Joe Karpeal followed with a 42. John Voyten and Brandon Swaney each shot a 43 and Bobby Newman added a 54.
Geibel 225, Jeannette 255 — Ibraheem Shaikh shot a 39 and Ray Paris followed with a 45 as the Gators (4-9, 3-8) beat visiting Jeannette in Section 2-AA. Matt Emerson and Anthony Lovat each shot a 46 and John-Luke Tlumack tallied a 49.
Jeroen Wolfe led the Jayhawks with a 39.
Mt. Pleasant 226, Yough 235 — Alex Kraisinger and Andy Bloom each shot a 44 as the Vikings (12-1, 11-1) picked up a Section 1-AA win over host Yough. Greg Holtzer, Steve Thompson and Ray Hynek each shot a 46.
Matt Harvey led the Cougars (7-7, 5-7) with a 45.
Mt. Pleasant 5, California 0 — Taylor Bradley, Paige Hertzog and Carmen Kubasky each picked up a singles win as the Vikings (11-3) clinched a playoff spot with a shutout win over host California in Section 1-AA. Brooke Lazur and Kailee Gamrat were winners at first doubles. Kayla Queer and Madie Kromer notched a victory at second doubles.
Penn State Fayette 3, Penn State Mont Alto 0 — Megan Manack had 13 kills and Emily Konter had 29 assists as Penn State Fayette (13-5, 6-0) beat Penn State Mont Alto, 25-22, 25-15, 25-21 in a PSUAC match on Sunday. Samantha Helmantoler notched 12 kills and Caitlyn Williams added 15 digs.
Penn State Fayette 3, Penn State York 0 — Emily Konter had 15 aces as the Roaring Lions beat Penn State York in PSUAC action on Sunday, 25-11, 25-1, 25-9.
Penn State Fayette 3, Penn State Brandywine 0 — Emily Konter connected for 25 assists, seven kills, eight digs and three aces as Penn State Fayette beat Penn State Brandywine, 25-21, 25-14, 25-12 in a PSUAC match on Saturday.
Penn State Fayette 3, Penn State Schuylkill 0 — Emily Konter had 17 assists and 17 aces as the Roaring Lions topped Penn State Schuylkill, 25-3, 25-3, 25-3 in PSUAC action on Saturday. Megan Manack added five kills.
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