New Castle News


September 24, 2013

Fall Sports: A roundup of action for Sept. 24

NEW CASTLE — The Mohawk High girls volleyball team bounced back in a 19-25, 22-25, 25-16, 25-14, 15-9 nonsection win over visiting Laurel.

McKenzie Stelter led the Lady Warriors (4-4) with 17 digs and three kills, while Malea Tress finished with 18 assists and four kills. Maria Fleck chipped in 14 kills, four aces and three blocks.

Also for Mohawk, Erin Giancola (five), Ashley McDonnell (four) and Jessica Meyer (four) combined for 13 kills.

Mackenzie Mraz led Laurel (6-2) with 13 points (five aces) and 11 kills, while Allyson Kendall chipped in 17 digs and eight points. Ellen Shaffer tacked on five kills and five blocks.

Giancola and Riah Yost evenly split eight kills and McDonnell handed out five assists as Mohawk also won the JV match, 25-17, 25-19.

Laurel’s Stephanie Telesz scored five points and three aces for the JV team.

Boys golf

Wildcats win

Shenango improved to 7-3 in Section 5-AA with a 206-226 road win over Ellwood City Lincoln at Del Mar Golf Course.

Rocco Fiorilli led the Wildcats with a 39, while Lucas Villani carded a 40, Paul Turco added a 41 and Tyler Booher and Ryan Smith contributed 43s.

Derek Baker and Justin Baney finished with identical 44s to lead Ellwood City, while Blake Beatrice (45), Brian Hudson (46) and Jake Varrati (47) also scored.

Scotties sweep

Union (219) eased past Reynolds (229) and Wilmington (257) in a tri-match on Tanglewood’s front nine.

Jacob Jendrysik secured medalist honors with a 38 for the Scotties (7-6), while Cole Gorgacz and Austin Burk carded 42s. Jeremy Rice posted a 48 and Jeff Schindel added a 49.

Collin Duffy led Wilmington with a 42.

Girls tennis

Neshannock routs foe

Cecelia Weingart (No. 1) and Alex Huffman (No. 3) rolled to identical 6-0, 6-0 wins in singles action as the Lady Lancers (6-3) picked up the easy home victory over New Brighton at Pearson Park.

Meg Johntony (No. 2) had to work a little harder to secure her win at second singles, rebounding from a 6-4 loss before posting 6-3, 7-6 victories in the final two games.

The doubles tandems of Gabby Giangiuli/Maria Acosta (No. 1) and Erin Warvell/Anna Warvell (No. 2) also recorded victories.

Following are the results:

Neshannock 5, New Brighton 0


1. Cecelia Weingart (N) def. Courtney Norman, 6-0, 6-0.

2. Meg Johntony (N) def. Ashley Homitz, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6.

3. Alex Huffman (N) def. Taylor Knight, 6-0, 6-0.


1. Maria Acosta/Gabby Giangiuli (N) def. Grace DeMarco/Courtney Camp, 6-1, 6-2.

2. Erin Warvell/Anna Warvell (N) def. Moriah Dockter/Taryn Milnes, 6-1, 6-0.


1. Arti-Anna Ribarevski/Anjuli Ribarevski (N) won 6-0.

2. Aleesha Berkley/Madison Jones (N) won 6-0.

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