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October 1, 2012

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NEW CASTLE — Shenango wins

Lucas Villani, Darren Carone and Tyler Settle all shot a 40 to lift the Wildcats to a 203-223 Section 5, Division 2 win over Riverside at Connoquenessing Country Club. The win also secures at least a share of the section title for Shenango. A win over Union on Monday captures the title outright for the Wildcats.

It’s the first section title for Shenango since 2006.

Rocco Fiorilli was next with a 41 for Shenango (10-1, 11-2) and Matt DeAngelo added a 42.

“We’re pleased with the results,” Wildcats coach John Dado said. “Those were good scores for the conditions we were playing in.

“We let the kids know we couldn’t have a letdown. We lost to Riverside down there last year. It’s not an easy golf course to play. We want to go to the playoffs as outright section champions.”

Riverside is 7-4 in the section.

Girls tennis

Lady Lancers fall in first round

A pair of Neshannock doubles teams lost in the first round of the WPIAL Section 2-AA Doubles Tournament at Brady’s Run.

The Lady Lancers’ team of Gabby Giangiuli/Maria Acosta, seeded seventh, lost to Tristan Beighey/Samantha Maietta (Riverside), 10-6.

Neshannock’s team of Meg Johntony/Brittany Moses, seeded 8th, lost to Hope Berkebile/Katie Sierens (Blackhawk), 10-8.

Beaver won the tournament.

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