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Fall Sports Report

September 26, 2012

Fall Sports Report: A roundup of action from Sept. 25


NEW CASTLE — Boys cross country

Kroner sets mark

Robbie Kroner rolled to a course-record finish for Neshannock in meets against Mohawk, South Side Beaver and Union.

Kroner won the race in 18:08.

Neshannock topped Mohawk (21-36) and Union (15-50), but lost to South Side Beaver (24-33). The Warriors lost to the Rams, 18-43.

The Lancers’ Matt Turner was fifth in 19:55 and Austin Moose took sixth in 20:51. Ron Calvert was 11th in 21:58 and Adam Alkhafaji took 19th in 23:49.

Sam Whippo finished seventh for Mohawk in 21:04 and David Kelty was ninth in 21:37. Jacob Hobel took 15th in 22:47, Dakota Lee was 17th in 23:28 and Matt Carran placed 18th in 23:49.

Adam Atwell placed third in the boys junior high race for the Lancers in 10:40 and Mohawk’s Matt Rudesill was seventh in 11:12.

Thomas shines

Wilmington’s Jared Thomas topped the field in a 15-50 verdict over Reynolds.

Thomas finished first in 18:36. Calvin Gealy placed third for the Greyhounds in 18:54 and Brett Whitty was fifth in 19:01.

Derek Craig was sixth for Wilmington in 19:33 and Zach Paden came in seventh in 19:54.

The Greyhounds’ Jake Burdett won the junior high race in 10:21.

Waldschmidt takes third

Shenango’s David Waldschmidt placed third in 17:57 against Beaver and Riverside.

The Wildcats’ Andy McCann was fourth in 18:00.

Shenango lost to Beaver (26-29), and beat Riverside, but a score wasn’t reported.

The Wildcats’ Matt Salem was third in the junior high race, but no time was available.

Blackwell delivers

New Castle’s soared past the field in a meet against West Allegheny. The Red Hurricane won, 22-39.

Blackwell won the race in 17:23.

Mike Mazzanti was fifth for the ’Canes in 18:27 and Alex Shepherd was 11th in 19:49. Chris Mazzanti (12th, 19:50) and Corey Niles (13th, 20:15) completed New Castle’s top five.

There was no junior high race.

Girls cross country

Brumbaugh wins

Wilmington’s Rikki Brumbaugh captured the race in a meet against Reynolds. The Lady Greyhounds won, 18-37.

Brumbaugh won the race in 21:04 and teammate Allison Baldwin was second in 22:03.

Hannah Winters placed fourth in 22:18, Hannah Drake was fifth in 23:36 and Kate Robb claimed sixth in 23:37.

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