TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

KLT high school roundup: Freeport volleyball's unbeaten streak in section ends

TribLIVE Sports Videos

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.
Top high school sports
By Staff Report
Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, 1:18 a.m.
 

Freeport's unbeaten run to begin the girls volleyball season came to a halt after a 3-2 loss on their home court Thursday against Knoch.

The Knights (9-2, 7-1), who now share first place in Section 4-AA with Freeport (9-1, 7-1), fell behind in the match, but rallied with wins of 26-24 and 15-12 in Game 4 and 5. They claimed Game 1, 25-21, and the Yellowjackets took the next two, 27-25 and 25-20.

Celina Sanks hit 33 kills for Knoch, and Mary Zellhart and Schaely Renfrew contributed 11 and 13.

Freeport and Mars shared the Section 4-AA title last year, while Knoch came in third. In 2011, Knoch and Mars shared the Section 2-AA title while Freeport claimed Section 6-AA.

West Shamokin 3, St. Joseph 0 Stephanie Schrecengost had eight kills, and Alecia Calhoun had seven to lead the Wolves to a Section 1-A win at St. Joseph. Setter Sierra Dailey had 20 assists and added five kills for West Shamokin (8-1, 8-1).

Girls soccer

Burrell 3, Freeport 2 Ashley Szymkowiak, Dana McAlpine and Anika Ignozzi scored to keep Burrell (8-7-0, 6-6-0) alive in the playoff chase in Section 2-AA.

Megan Manke and Erica Jack scored for Freeport (8-6-1, 7-4-1), which suffered the setback one night after Manke's overtime winner gave the team a win over fourth-place Highlands, 3-2. The Yellowjackets will reach the playoffs with wins over Deer Lakes and Indiana next week.

Karns City 5, Kittanning 0 — The Gremlins brought an end to a four-game winning streak for Kittanning (7-3-0) with a nonsection road win at Lenape Tech.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. McCandless mom accused of drowning sons in tub to stand trial
  2. Pirates get journeyman Ishikawa off waivers; outfielder Marte injured
  3. Phipps executive director wins award for green building
  4. Police: No evidence of gunshot at Walter Reed hospital
  5. Pittsburgh singer Lee spreads love through music, charitable works
  6. PennDOT team decides what spells trouble on vehicle license plates
  7. McIlroy, world’s No. 1 golfer, injures ankle playing soccer
  8. Alle-Kiski farmers: Crops weather heavy rain
  9. Kittanning’s Keibler, Freeport’s Kelley named Leader Times Baseball, Softball Players of the Year
  10. La Scuola d’Italia Galileo Galilei touts Pittsburgh’s Italian heritage
  11. West Kittanning fire leaves man homeless