New Castle News

August 29, 2012

Fall Sports Report: A roundup of action from Aug. 28

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — The Neshannock High girls tennis team started the season on a positive note yesterday.

The Lady Lancers won four matches in a 4-1 WPIAL Section 2-AA decision over Ellwood City Lincoln.

Meg Johntony (No. 2) and Brittany Moses (No. 3) posted singles wins for the Lady Lancers. The doubles tandems of Maria Acosta/Cecelia Weingart (No. 1) and Arti Anna Ribarevski/Erin Warvell (No. 2) also recorded victories.

Reed Kegel (No. 1) scored the lone win in singles action for the Lady Wolverines.

Following are the results:

Neshannock 4, Ellwood City 1


1. Reed Kegel (EC) def. Gabby Giangiuli 6-0, 6-0.

2. Meg Johntony (N) def. Lauren Stiles 7-5, 6-4.

3. Brittany Moses (N) def. Randi Sharketti 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.


1. Maria Acosta/Cecelia Weingart (N) def. Molly Dean/MacKenzie Yoho 6-0, 6-1.

2. Arti Anna Ribarevski/Erin Warvell (N) def. Maris Pflug/Sam Shodd 6-2, 6-4.


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

2. Jenna Richardson/Zoe Karstadt (N) won 6-4.

Wilmington rolls

The Lady Greyhounds cruised to a 5-0 District 10, Region 1-AA victory over Greenville.

Katie Chase (No. 1), Lauren Barber (No. 2) and Alanna Elliott (No. 3) earned singles wins for Wilmington (2-2 overall, 2-2 region).

The doubles tandems of Rebeccah Swerdlow/Lydea Kraynak (No. 1) and Nikki McCown/Alexis Donati (No. 2) also claimed victories.

Following are the results:

Wilmington 5, Greenville 0


1. Katie Chase (W) def. Jessica Burnett 7-5, 6-1.

2. Lauren Barber (W) def. Casslyn Holder 6-2, 6-0.

3. Alanna Elliott (W) def. Amanda Dawes 6-2, 6-2.


1. Rebeccah Swerdlow/Lydea Kraynak (W) def. Brooke Marini/Jessica Fenton 7-5, 2-6, 6-4.

2. Nikki McCown/Alexis Donati (W) def. Cameron Leary/Mady Gentile 6-4, 6-3.


1. Holly Vernon/Kaitlyn Meyers (W) won two matches and lost one.

Boys golf

Union wins

Jacob Jendrysik propelled the Scotties to a 193-199 nonsection win over Wilmington at Tanglewood Golf Course.

Jendrysik fired a 44, while Cole Gorgacz added a 46. Mike Galmarini contributed a 51 and Austin Burke followed with a 52.

Josh Bonnici led the Greyhounds  (2-3) with a 47 and Shane McQuiston was next with a 49. Ethan Seeber notched a 51 and Collin Duffy carded a 52.