NEW CASTLE —
Leech serves up win
Amber Leech scored the first 19 points of the third game as Ellwood City Lincoln rolled to a 25-20, 25-8, 25-5 nonsection win over visiting Freedom.
Leech finished with 11 aces, 10 digs, four kills and four assists for the Lady Wolverines (4-4).
“She was playing out of her mind — it was great,” Ellwood City coach Kim Frampton said. “She was killing it with her serves. The crowd gave her a round of applause at the end. That was nice for her.”
Emily Brown contributed nine assists and five kills, while Bailey McKinney added five kills. Allie McKelvey finished with three blocks.
Ellwood City also won the JV match 25-19, 25-20. Erika Walley and Geena DeCaria had eight and six kills, respectively, while Sydney Shurtz handed out seven assists.
The Lady Warriors dropped their Section 1-AA home match to Beaver Falls 21-25, 25-17, 25-18, 25-20.
Mohawk is 2-5 in the section and 4-5 overall.
No varsity stats were reported.
The Lady Warriors posted a 25-16, 25-9 win in JV action. Victoria Pezzuolo finished with eight aces and four kills, while Ashley McConnell added four aces and five assists.
Lucas Villani carded a 36 to lead Shenango to a 200-218 Section 5, Division 2 win over Neshannock at Castle Hills on the front nine.
Tyler Booher and Paul Turco both shot a 39 for the Wildcats, while Rocco Fiorilli was next with a 40. Matt Benson tallied a 46.
Chris Egbert paced the Lancers (8-3, 9-4) with a 38 and Marissa Kirkwood added a 41. Jacob Senchak supplied a 44, Mike Rozzi recorded a 46 and Grant Weaver notched a 47.
Lady Lancers in first
Neshannock moved into a first-place tie with Sewickley Academy in Section 1-A with a 2-1 road win over Quigley Catholic.
The Lady Lancers (5-1-2, 6-1-3) scored twice in the second half after Quigley Catholic took a 1-0 lead into the break.
Annie Litrenta knotted the score at 1 early in the second half off an assist from Kelly Cournan and scored the game-winner on a corner kick.
Madison McHale provided 10 saves in goal for Neshannock.