New Castle News

April 5, 2013

Spring Sports: A roundup of track, tennis action for April 5

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Mohawk High track and field standout Lucas Grim was on his game yesterday.

Grim tallied four victories to lift the Warriors to a 100-50 win at Shenango.

Grim earned the best time in the 400, 800 and the 1600 and 3200 relays. The Warriors’ Gio Menichino and John Zagotti picked up wins in three events. Menichino finished first in the 1600, 1600 relay and 3200 relay while Zagotti took the high, long and triple jump crowns.

Ron Davis and Vince Albertini were double winners for the Wildcats. Davis was the first to cross the finish line in the 110 and 300 hurdles and Albertini participated in the winning 400 relay and was the lead javelin thrower.

Lancers win

John Hites, John Conglose, Matt Turner, Robbie Kroner and Austin Moose won two events apiece to lead Neshannock past Ellwood City, 82-67.

Hites posted wins in the discus and javelin, while Conglose collected victories in the 200 and 1600 relay. Turner notched verdicts in the 800 and 3200 relay. Kroner scored wins in the 1600 and 3200 relay, and Moose tallied triumphs in the 3200 and 3200 relay.

Keaton Docchio (100, 110 hurdles, 400 relay, long jump) won four events to lead the Wolverines.

Glenn excels

Laurel’s Clint Glenn captured four events in a 118-31 win over Union.

Glenn led his team to victories in the 800, 1600 and also was a member of the winning 1600 and 3200 relays.

Teammate Ethan Wilson paced the field in the 3200, javelin competed on the 3200 relay squad.

Cole Keister proved the best in the 110 and 300 hurdles for the Scotties.

New Castle rolls

The ’Canes turned in a winning performance at Montour, 116-34.

Khalil Huddleston, Antonio Rudolph, Mike Mazzanti, Tevin McCaster and Levar Ware were triple winners for New Castle.    

On the track, Huddleston was tops in the 100, 200 and the 400 relay. Rudolph finished first in the 400, 400 relay and high jump while Mike Mazzanti was a crucial component of the 1600 and 3200 relay teams and scored the best time in the 800. Tevin McCaster charged to victories in 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and 1600 relay.       

Ware was a force in the field events, winning the shot put, discus and the javelin.

Girls track

Ellwood rolls

Brooke Muntean and Angela McCowin scored three wins each for the Lady Wolverines in an 81-69 decision over Neshannock.

Muntean won the 100, 200 and 400 relay, and McCowin notched wins in the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and the 400 relay.

Lizzie Manickas (800, 3200, 3200 relay) captured three wins to lead the Lady Lancers.

Laurel cruises

Four Lady Spartans grabbed three events each en route to a 114-28 decision at Union.

Ashley Glasser had the top mark in the 100, 200 and 400. Brooke Dicks added wins in the 800, 3200 relay and 1600 relay. Jessica Conrad was a member of all three relay victories for Laurel in the 400, 1600 and 3200. Mackenzie Mraz couldn’t be bested in the triple jump, shot put and 300 hurdles.

Christina Noble was a double winner for the Lady Scots in the 100 hurdles and javelin.   

Shenango falls

McKenzie Stelter powered the Lady Warriors to a 81-69 triumph at Shenango.

Stelter dashed and leaped past the competition in the 400 relay, pole vault and long jump.

Nicole Watkins bagged three victories for the Lady Wildcats in the 200, 400 and 1600 relay. Allie Cardella also notched three wins for Shenango in the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and 1600 relay.

Lansdowne lifts Lady ’Canes

Andrea Lansdowne propelled New Castle to a 86-63 decision over Montour.

Lansdowne couldn’t be beat in the 1600, 3200 and 3200 relay events.

Kelsey Scott and Caitlin Adamo were double winners for the Lady ’Canes.

Scott won the 100 and the 400 relay and Adamo took part in the 1600 and 3200 relay victories.   

Boys tennis

Riverside swept the doubles matches to rally for a Section 2-AA road win over Ellwood City.

Matthew Barnes (No. 1) and Beau Ewing (No. 3) claimed the Wolverines’ victories in singles action.

Following are the results:

Riverside 3, Ellwood City 2


1. Matthew Barnes (EC) def. Damian Cichinelli 6-4, 6-3.

2. Andrew Calve (R) def. Michael Brown 7-6, 6-3.

3. Beau Ewing (EC) def. Jordan Boring 6-3, 6-4.


1. Colin Steinmetz/Cody Steigerwald (R) def. Chris Falen/Ollie Dorer 6-2, 6-0.

2. Jarret Kirklam/Connor Dornhoff (R) def. Nate Wiley/Angelo Marsano 6-3, 6-3.