New Castle News


September 6, 2013

Fall Sports: A roundup of action from Sept. 5


NEW CASTLE — Lady ’Hounds prevail

Wilmington opened the season with a 25-22, 25-17, 26-24 District 10, nonregion home win over Sharpsville.

Tessa Sikora served up 10 points, 12 kills and three blocks for the Lady Greyhounds and Alana Romeo recorded eight points and six digs. Cassidy Marett tallied six points, four kills, 15 assists and 15 digs.

Jamie Thompson posted five points and 11 digs for the winners, while Stephanie Parker posted four points, four kills and six digs. Katherine Clark collected four points and six digs.

The Lady Greyhounds won the JV match as well in three games. The scores were not provided.

Amanda Lewis supplied seven points, seven digs and three kills, while Alana Romeo registered seven markers and six assists.

Jordan Dye delivered five points and Julia Strobel scooped up eight digs. Sarah Schwenke added six digs.

Lady ’Cats roll

Shenango cruised past Beaver County Christian for a 25-18, 25-15, 25-16 Section 3-A victory.

Katie Lacey paced the Lady Wildcats (2-0, 2-0) with nine kills and Jacqui Baker supplied eight kills and three blocks.

Christina Rapone recorded 19 assists and eight aces. Jade Esposito was next with 12 digs.

Shenango won the JV match 25-10, 25-4.

Valentina Vincent tallied six aces and Sarah Herb rolled up seven assists. Angelina Sibeto slammed four kills.

Boys golf

Wilmington wins

Nate Anthony shot a 39 to lead the Greyhounds to a 189-200 nonregion win over Heartland Christian (Ohio) on the back nine at Tanglewood.

Matt Zimmer and Collin Duffy both shot a 46 for Wilmington (7-4) and Jake Berlin was next with a 58.

Malizia excels

New Castle’s Nick Malizia shot a 39 in a 204-210 Section 5, Division 3 loss to Blackhawk at Sylvan Heights.

Girls tennis

Lady ’Hounds win

Wilmington snapped a two-match losing streak with a 5-0 District 10, Region 1-AA road win over Oil City.

Alanna Elliott (No. 1), Alexis Donati (No. 2) and Nikki McCown (No. 3) all captured singles wins for Wilmington (5-2 region, 5-2 overall).

The doubles tandems of Lydea Kraynak/Holly Vernon (No. 1) and Taylor Cox/Lydea Zoeller (No. 2) also tallied victories for Wilmington.

Following are the results:

Wilmington 5, Oil City 0


1. Alanna Elliott (W) def. Allie Domer 6-1, 6-0.

2. Alexis Donati (W) def. Julia Serbati 6-2, 7-6 (7-4).

3. Nikki McCown (W) def. Jen Stevenson 6-2, 6-4.


1. Lydea Kraynak/Holly Vernon (W) def. Jenny Williams/Leisel Kober 6-0, 6-2.

2. Taylor Cox/Lydea Zoeller (W) def. Ashlee Roth/Katie Dolecki 7-5, 6-2.


1. Chelsea Rogel/Kaitlyn Meyer (W) won 6-4.

2. Marissa Litzenberg/Mackenzie Drottleff (W) won 6-2.

3. Emily Mayes/Hadley Fry (W) won 6-1.

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