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Scotties, Vikings pick up soccer wins

| Friday, Sept. 7, 2007

Alex Leonard scored a pair of goals, and Andrew Sikora also fired one in to lead the Southmoreland boys soccer team to a 7-0 victory over host Valley in Section 1-AA action Thursday. The Scotties (2-1, 2-0) are undefeated in section play.

Mt. Pleasant 2, Indiana 0

Matt Remaley and Kurt Olinger scored, as the Vikings picked up a key win at Indiana. Joey Fearer was in goal for Mt. Pleasant (2-0, 2-0).

Section 1-AAA

Kiski 3, Connellsville 1

Matt Jaynes scored a goal and Justin Cummings added an assist, but the Falcons (1-3, 0-2) gave up three goals in the second half and fell to visiting Kiski.

Section 4-A

Bentworth 7, Geibel 0

The Gators (2-2, 1-1) were blanked at home by the Bearcats.

Girls Tennis

Section 1-AA

Southmoreland 4, Jeannette 1

Lindsay Skovira, Mandy Onder and Kaitlyn McLean each won a singles match to help the Lady Scotties notch a victory over host Jeannette. Maggie Echard and Brianna Pocratsky teamed up for a win at first doubles for Southmoreland (2-2, 2-1). Carolyne Yennerell and Julia Boettner won at second doubles for the Lady Jayhawks.

Derry 4, Mt. Pleasant 1

Rebecca Cenkner earned a second-singles victory, but the Lady Vikings were defeated on the road by host Derry. The Lady Trojans swept both doubles matches to secure the win over Mt. Pleasant (4-2, 2-2).

Boys Golf

Division I, Section 2

Albert Gallatin 223, Connellsville 224

Tyler Nicholson and Mike Herman each shot a 40, but the Falcons (1-5, 1-4) lost by a stroke to visiting Albert Gallatin. Braedon Foreman and Jesse Salyers each shot a 43. Tyler McWilliams checked in with a 58. Nick Samples led the Colonials with a 40.

Mt. Pleasant 184, Ringgold 211

Nate Marso fired a 33 and Anthony Prailey followed with a 35, as the Vikings (6-0, 6-0) remained perfect with a win over the host Rams at Cedarbrook Golf Course. Jordan Jones shot a 38. Mike Bando and Dylan Firmstone each carded a 39. Mike Yavorsky led Ringgold with a 37.

Laurel Highlands 222, Southmoreland 243

Josh John carded a 40 and Nate Nesser added a 43 to lead the Mustangs to a win over host Southmoreland at Timber Ridge Golf Course. Taylor Campbell led the Scotties (0-7, 0-6) with a 41. Nate Hoburn and Andrew Dzambo each carded a 43. Von Rhodes (56) and Chip Smith (60) rounded out the scoring for Southmoreland.

Division II, Section 2

Greensburg CC 212, Frazier 235

Nico Cortese nailed a 38, as Greensburg Central Catholic knocked off the Commodores (2-3, 2-2) at Linden Hall. Craig Rebovich and Joey D'Auria each shot a 46 to pace Frazier. Dustin Lerda and Matt Adams each shot a 47 and Nick Hawranko came in with a 49.

Girls Volleyball

Non-section

Connellsville 3, Kiski 0

The Lady Falcons improved to 5-0 on the season with a 25-9, 25-13, 25-14 win over host Kiski.

Section 6-A

Geibel 3, Avella 0

Samantha Hawk had 11 kills and Julianne Speeney came through with 16 assists, as the Lady Gators earned a 25-13, 25-15, 25-20 win over host Avella. Emily Solan also chipped in with nine digs for Geibel (2-0, 2-0).

Frazier 3, Mapletown 0

Kate Oldham had 16 service points and four kills and Sarah Berklovich tallied 25 service points as the Lady Commodores (3-0, 3-0) beat visiting Mapletown, 25-5, 25-11, 25-9. Larissa Ellis notched five kills.

Section 5-AA

Derry 3, Southmoreland 0

Alisha Backus had four digs and Ashley Pyle connected for three aces, but the Lady Scotties lost to visiting Derry, 25-16, 25-8, 25-14. Katie Siwula notched three kills for Southmoreland (0-3, 0-1).

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