NEW CASTLE —
Matt Cioffi fired a 35 to lift Neshannock to a 197-239 victory over Union at Castle Hills Golf Course.
Mike Maciarello was next with a 38 for the Lancers (8-1, 8-2), while Walt DeMase and Grant Weaver both shot a 41. Max Watters added a 42.
“It’s good to see us get back in the team competition,” Mike Kirkwood said. “They’ve had a lot of pressure on them trying to qualify for the (individual) WPIAL championship recently.
“Form them to regroup as a team, that was pretty good to see. We’re starting to play more consistently. I really feel like we’re coming together at the right time.”
Jacob Jendrysik paced the Scotties with a 41 and Cole Gorgacz was next with a 47. Nick Mrozek carded a 49, and Mike Galmarini and Markel Peace both scored a 51.
Duffy cards 41
Wilmington’s Collin Duffy notched a 41 in a tri-match against Heartland Christian (Ohio) and Reynolds at Tanglewood Golf Course. The Greyhounds beat Heartland Christian (180-185), but lost to the Raiders (171-180).
Shane McQuiston supplied a 45 for Wilmington. Matt Zimmer and Josh Bonnici each contributed a 47.
“We’re a pretty young team and getting some experience,” Greyhounds coach Jamie Canciello said. “We’re building for next year.
“I thought Collin played very well. We’re looking forward to him stepping up next year.”
Nick Peluso provided a 35 to lead the Spartans to a 196-244 Section 5, Division 2 decision over Mohawk at Green Meadows Golf Course.
Ben Armando followed with a 38 for Laurel (7-2). Shane Wilson and Joe Dantico both recorded a 40. Brady Crawford was next with a 44.
Samsan Needler paced the Warriors with a 46 and Andrew Fee chipped in with a 47. Aaron DeSantis delivered a 48, Caleb Pierog provided a 51 and Anthony Bartolone followed with a 52.
Boys cross country
Wilmington lost to Grove City, 15-50, on the Eagles’ home course.
Jared Thomas placed ninth for the Greyhounds in 18:30 and Calvin Gealy was 10th in 18:32.
Jake Burdett finished eighth in the junior high race for Wilmington in 13:15.