New Castle News

Fall Sports Report

October 3, 2012

A roundup of volleyball, tennis, cross country and soccer action from Oct. 2


NEW CASTLE — Ellwood prevails

The Lady Wolverines cruised to a 25-17, 25-20, 25-11 Section 1-AA road win over Beaver Falls.

Angela McCowin led Ellwood (3-3, 6-3) with seven aces and five kills, while Asia Borders added six blocks and 10 kills. Isabella Williams was next with 12 assists and 11 digs.

The Lady Wolverines won the JV match as well, 25-21, 25-13.

Geena DeCaria served up four aces with six digs and Emily Brown contributed 13 assists.

Shae Barrett chipped in with six kills and 10 digs.

Mohawk loses

The Lady Warriors dropped a 25-17, 25-19, 25-16 Section 1-AA road decision to Blackhawk.

Samantha Carr collected 11 digs for Mohawk (1-5, 5-6) and Devon Giancola was next with eight digs.

The Lady Warriors lost the JV match, 25-18, 22-25, 15-8.

Union breezes

The Lady Scots cruised to a 25-16, 25-12, 25-6 Section 3-A home win over Aliquippa.

Casey Brophy served up seven aces for Union (4-4, 5-6) and Morgan Miller followed with five kills and five aces.

Christina Noble collected five aces, while Tyanna Harris added four assists.

“I’m happy we took care of business in three games,” Lady Scots coach Bob Miller said. “We’re kind of climbing back into the section race, too.”

Union won the JV match as well, 25-16, 22-25, 15-13.

Wilmington cruises

Katherine Clark collected 12 points and four kills for the Lady Greyhounds in a 25-16, 25-15, 25-9 District 10, Region 3-AA home verdict over Sharon.

Cassidy Marett posted nine points, 16 assists and seven digs for Wilmington (4-2, 5-3), while Stephanie Parker produced eight points, five kills and five digs.

Abby Sotter supplied six points, four kills and three digs. Tessa Sikora followed with three points and five kills.

Wilmington captured the JV match as well, 25-16, 25-21.

Amanda Lewis tallied 13 points for the Lady Greyhounds and Rachel Vernon was next with six.

Jamie Thompson posted five markers and Alana Romeo recorded nine digs. Lexi Ligo delivered four points and seven digs as well.

Boys cross country

Wildcats win two

Neshannock’s Robbie Kroner topped the field in a meet against Shenango and Ellwood City.

Kroner recorded a time of 18:26.

Shenango swept the competition, downing the Lancers (24-34) and the Wolverines (15-44). Neshannock topped Ellwood, 22-35.

Matt Turner finished third for the Lancers in 19:35 and teammate Ron Calvert was eighth in 20:51. Austin Moose (12th, 21:58) and Dean Lutz (16th, 22:57) also participated.

David Waldschmidt led the Wildcats, placing second in 19:17 and Andy McCann took fourth in 19:53. Kyle Campbell was fifth in 20:14, Zachary Matuch placed sixth in 20:23 and Nico Pagley took seventh in 20:31.

Wesley Larry placed ninth for the Wolverines in 21:23, Tatsumasa Abe was 10th in 21:39 and James Gajewski was 11th in 21:58.

Shenango’s Matt Salem won the junior high race in 10:34. Ellwood City’s Billy Lott was second in 10:48, while Neshannock’s Chris Noga took fourth in 11:00.

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