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Falcons, Commodores and Vikes win

| Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002

It took a little extra work, but the Connellsville boys basketball team improved to 3-0 with a 55-44 non-section win over host Penn-Trafford in overtime.

James Hairston led the Falcons with 30 points while Kevin Bell chipped in 11. Justin Marsinko was third in line with five.

Aaron Miller led the Warriors (1-2) with 16.

Connellsville will take part in the Latrobe Tournament beginning on Friday.

Frazier 56, C. Houston 51

Riley Tidholm scored 16 points while Steve Erdley and Ryan Keebler each connected for 12 as the Commodores (2-1) knocked off visiting Chartiers Houston.

Brendan Cypher scored 20 points to lead Chartiers Houston. Matt Esposto tallied 16 while Andy McIlvane scored 11.

Frazier will visit California on Friday.

MP 47, EF 43

Dave Gesinki fired in 25 points to lead Mount Pleasant to a narrow victory at Elizabeth Forward. Rob Patula chipped in nine.

Kirk Sanderson and Russ Booth each scored nine for the Warriors.

Mount Pleasant (1-3) will visit Apollo Ridge on Friday.


Swimming

Non-section
CAHS vs. Ringgold

The Connellsville boys swim team improved to 2-0 with a 55-49 home victory over Ringgold. Ryan Mastowski, Chris Enany, John McLaughlin and Kyle Lilley won the 200 medley relay (1:57). Lilley also took top honors in the 50 freestyle (23.43) and 100 freestyle (52.60). Nathan Whoric won the 200 freestyle (2:20) while Enany was the best in the 100 breaststroke (1:14). John McLaughlin was victorious in the 500 freestyle (6:44). Jeremy Keefer was the top diver with 31.65 points. Jarod Whoric, Enany, Keefer and John McLaughlin wrapped up first in the 200 freestyle relay (1:59) while Mastowski, Nathan Whoric, John McLaughlin and Lilley earned a win in the 400 freestyle (4:07).

The Lady Falcons picked up their first win of the season with a 106-69 triumph over the Lady Rams. Colleen McLaughlin won the 200 freestyle (2:12) and 500 freestyle (6:16) while Lara Rath took top honors in the 200 individual medley (2:40) and 100 breaststroke (1:22). Amber Hileman won the 50 freestyle (29.70) while Nicole Bucci took the diving portion with 147.70 points. Jessica Brdar, Rath, Hileman and Colleen McLaughlin won the 200 medley relay (2:11) while Brdar, Rath, Bucci and Colleen McLaughlin were first in the 400 freestyle relay (4:33).

Connellsville will visit Laurel Highlands on Thursday.

MP vs. Norwin

Ashley Yohman won the 200 individual medley (2:27) and the 100 freestyle (59.17), but the Lady Vikings (1-1) fell to Norwin 93-77. Yohman qualified for the WPIAL meet in the 200 individual medley and was part of a qualifying team that won the 200 freestyle relay (1:52). Yohman was joined by Justine Prutz, Sarah Foster and Megan Farzati. Stephanie Williams took first in the 100 breaststroke (1:18) while Sarah Wright, Sarah Foster, Farzati and Yohman qualified for the WPIAL meet in the 400 freestyle relay (4:72). Farzati won the 200 freestyle (2:17).

On the boys side, Mount Pleasant's Jonah Reeger won the 100 breasstroke (1:27) in a 47-9 loss.

Mount Pleasant will host Greensburg Salem on Thursday.

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