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A-K Valley roundup: Leechburg volleyball edges Riverview

| Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, 11:00 p.m.
Freeport's Alec Parker (back) and Valley's Mike Saliba vie for the ball during their game Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at the Freeport High School Athletic Complex in Buffalo Twp.
Jason Bridge | Tribune-Review
Freeport's Alec Parker (back) and Valley's Mike Saliba vie for the ball during their game Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at the Freeport High School Athletic Complex in Buffalo Twp.

Senior Lexie Young served the game-winning point in the fifth set and Leechburg secured a 3-2 win over Riverview in Section 4-A girls volleyball action Tuesday night.

Leechburg won the deciding game 15-12.

Carly George, Brooke Blumer and Mackenzie Fello all tallied six kills for Leechburg (3-1, 2-1). Ariel Rafferty had 16 kills, Harper Ercole added nine and setter Kate Davis finished with 31 assists for Riverview (2-2, 1-2).

Burrell 3, Deer Lakes 0 — Alaina York had 23 assists and five kills and Eliza Oswalt added 13 kills and five aces to lead Burrell (2-1, 2-1) to a Section 5-AA win.

Boys soccer

St. Joseph 2, Winchester Thurston 1 — Jack Farrell scored a goal in the first half and Dom Ferrante scored the game-winner in the second as St. Joseph downed Section 2-A rival Winchester Thurston at Highmark Stadium. Vincenzo Schiano DiCola and Mitchell Kuczynski both picked up assists, and goalkeeper Austin O'Hara had four saves for St. Joseph (4-1, 2-1). Elliott Hare had four saves in goal for Winchester Thurston (1-4-1, 1-2).

Deer Lakes 4, Knoch 0 — Hunter Mravintz had a pair of goals in the first half in Deer Lakes' nonsection win at Knoch (0-5-1). Danny Gray and Cam Sharkins each had a goal in the second half, and Mark Heim assisted on all four goals.

Burrell 6, Derry 1 — Jacob Grumm and Danny McCarthy each had a pair of goals to help Burrell (1-1, 1-1) cruise to a Section 2-AA win at Derry (1-2, 0-2). Josh Halkias had a goal and three assists for the Bucs.

Freeport 10, Valley 1 — Bryce Hanby, Cole Bennick and Hunter Hardin all scored two goals as Freeport rolled past struggling Valley (0-3, 0-2) in a Section 2-AA matchup. Seth Davis, Ethan Bowser, Kevin Lynch and Robbie Reichenbaugh scored for Freeport (4-0, 3-0). Hanby added three assists while Hardin and Reichenbaugh tallied two.

Highlands 2, Indiana 2 — The Golden Rams (1-2-1, 1-1-1) rallied from a two-goal deficit with second-half goals by Layne Seskey and Ethan Gillette to earn a tie against Indiana (0-3-2, 0-1-1) in a Section 1-AAA game. Highlands goalkeeper Gabe Anthony made nine saves.

Kiski Area 3, Latrobe 1 — Collin Joyner scored twice and added an assist as Kiski Area downed section rival Latrobe and the Cavaliers remained atop the Section 4-AAAA standings. Reed Ziemianski added a goal and two assists, and Drake Neuman and Joyner added assists for Kiski (2-3, 3-0). Goalkeeper Nick Bisceglia had eight saves for the Cavs. Marshall Kalding scored for Latrobe (1-4, 0-3).

Girls soccer

Apollo-Ridge 7, Winchester Thurston 2 — Ashtyn Baustert scored a hat trick and Bre Murray had two goals in Apollo-Ridge's nonsection win over Winchester Thurston (2-2). Elizabeth Ross and Mayce Anthony both added a goal for the Vikings (3-0).

Burrell 5, Deer Lakes 0 — Morgan Weeter, Skylar Dale, Shayna Vicker, Bridget Terranova and Allison Vescio all had a goal for Burrell (3-2, 2-2) in a Section 2-AA win over Deer Lakes (1-2-1, 0-2).

Boys golf

Burrell 228, Riverview 251 — Tiger Hubbard shot a season-best 4-over 39 to lead the Bucs to a Section 1-AA win at Hill Crest Country Club.

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