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Fall Sports Report

September 19, 2012

Photo Gallery, Video Highlights: Wilmington vs. Slippery Rock in girls volleyball


NEW CASTLE — Lady Wildcats win

Shenango cruised to a 25-15, 25-16, 25-21 Section 3-A home victory over Union.

Christina Rapone recorded 13 assists for Shenango (5-0, 6-0), while Katie Lacey and Paige Cassella added nine kills each. Lacey added eight digs as well.

Nicole Watkins supplied three aces.

Christina Noble posted six digs and three assists for the Lady Scots. Tyanna Harris added nine assists.

Morgan Miller added seven kills for Union (2-2, 3-4) and Allyson Conrad contributed four digs and four kills.

Shenango won the JV match, 25-18, 25-23.

Liz Quahliero registered five kills for the Lady Wildcats. Shelby McCart, Jenna DeLuca and Quahliero all followed with four aces apiece.

Sarah Herb chipped in with 16 assists for the victors.

Lady Wolverines lose in three

Ellwood City Lincoln dropped a 25-19, 14-25, 25-19, 25-13 Section 1-AA home match to Beaver.

Angela McCowin paced the Lady Wolverines (1-2, 3-2) with eight blocks , 10 kills and 17 digs, while Isabella Williams contributed 17 assists.

“I think we played well,” Ellwood coach Kim Frampton said. “We’re playing strong. We’re just letting simple mistakes mount and we have to control it.

“We’re coming around, though. We’ve improved so much over the last year.”

Ellwood won the JV match, 25-23, 25-7.

Shaelyn Barrett registered five aces and six digs for the Lady Wolverines. Emily Brown followed with seven assists and Sydney Shurtz was next with four kills.

Neshannock wins

The Lady Lancers rolled to a 25-3, 25-6, 25-15 Section 3-A home decision over Aliquippa.

Madison Altmyer paced Neshannock (2-2, 3-6) with 21 points, eight aces and five kills. Annalisa Frengel was next with 14 points and nine aces.

Courtney Proctor provided seven points and seven kills, while Taylor Frank was next with 18 assists.

“I thought we played well,” Lady Lancers coach Andrew Frank said. “We worked on some fundamental offensive strategy and it worked out well.

“I got an opportunity to play a number of different girls in different positions. It was a good showing from the team overall.”

The Lady Lancers won the JV match, 25-16, 25-12.

Tayler Grybowski recorded nine points, seven aces and three kills for Neshannock, while Autumn Paolini contributed 10 points.

Kaela Zingaro notched six aces and Cassidy Burrelli chipped in with three aces. Gina Zingaro, Kaela’s twin sister, posted 11 points, four aces and 11 assists.

Neshannock placed third in the Farrell varsity tournament on Saturday.

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