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Alle-Kiski Valley roundup: Fox Chapel still perfect in section

| Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, 11:39 p.m.
Bill Shirley | For The Valley News Dispatch
Freeport's Devin Malarik (left) gets a foot on the ball in front of Knoch's Cheyenne Huellen on Monday, September 30, 2013, at Freeport.

Fox Chapel's girls soccer team moved closer to securing its first section title since 2009 on Monday night.

The Foxes (11-1, 8-0) scored two quick second-half goals to secure a 2-1 win over Plum (10-3, 6-3) in Section 3-AAA. Deena DeBaldo scored on a cross-field pass from Taylor Cohen two minutes into the second half, and Margaux Everingham followed with a goal five minutes later.

Plum's Aaliyah Odom scored with 12 minutes left in the game. The Mustangs, who lost to Fox Chapel, 3-1, earlier this season, turn their attention to staying even with or ahead of Gateway (6-5, 6-2) in the section.

Fox Chapel is looking to finish unbeaten in the section for the first time since 1999, when it went 9-0-1 in Section 2-AAA.

Knoch 2, Freeport 2 — Megan Manke received a pass from Macy Crytzer and scored on a breakaway for Freeport (7-5-1, 6-3-1) to tie the Section 2-AA game with about 10 minutes left. Lexie Galbreath made 11 saves for Knoch (9-3-1, 7-2-1), and Raine Carney had 10 for the Yellowjackets.

Burrell 4, Deer Lakes 0 — Lexi Husar scored twice and had an assist, and Danika Ignozzi earned two assists for Burrell (6-7, 4-6) in the Section 2-AA win. Marissa Hilinski made 24 saves for Deer Lakes (1-9-1, 1-8-1), and Bailey Klems earned the shutout for the Bucs.

Mars 5, Highlands 1 — Samantha Kovach made eight saves, and Emily Karamda scored for Highlands (8-5, 7-3) in the Section 2-AA loss.

Kittanning 4, Redbank Valley 2 — Kayly Lazaroff finished with a hat trick and an assist, and Emily Knepshield had a goal and two assists for Kittanning (7-2) in the nonsection win.

Serra Catholic 3, Riverview 2 — Nicole Munion scored twice for Riverview (4-7) in the nonsection game.

Boys golf

Fox Chapel 189, Franklin Regional 216 — Patrick Sheerer shot an even-par 36 at Meadowink Golf Course to lead Fox Chapel (13-0, 11-0) to the Section 4-AAA win. Charlie Friend followed with a 37.

Kiski Area 211, Gateway 218 — Tyler Paunovich shot a 3-over-par, match-low 39 for Kiski Area (10-5, 8-3) in the Section 4-AAA match at Vandergrift Golf Course.

Knoch 208, Highlands 256 — Christian Evanchec, Austin Campbell and Ben Thoma each shot 41 for Knoch in the Section 8-AAA win at Saxon Golf Course.

Riverview 245, Summit Academy 299 — Dom Conte shot a 42 to lead Riverview (6-8, 5-6) in the Section 3-AA win at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course.

St. Joseph 221, Burrell 226 — Jake Stern finished with a two-over-par 38 to pace St. Joseph in the nonsection win at Hill Crest Country Club.

Girls volleyball

Knoch 3, Hampton 0 — Celina Sanks hit 15 kills, and Schaely Renfrew and Mary Zellhart contributed six and seven kills, respectively, for Knoch (7-2) in the nonsection win.

Kiski Area 3, Greensburg Salem2 — The Cavaliers won the second and third games 25-19 and 25-20.

They lost Game 4, 25-27, and then recovered with a 15-9 win in Game 5 to clinch the nonsection match.

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