New Castle News

Sports

October 1, 2013

Fall Sports: A roundup of action from September 30

(Continued)

NEW CASTLE —

Girls Tennis

Neshannock heading to the playoffs

The Neshannock High girls tennis team is playoff bound.

The Lady Lancers hung on for a 3-2 WPIAL Section 2-AA road win over Blackhawk yesterday. The win sews up a WPIAL playoff berth for Neshannock.

Meg Johntony won the lone singles match for the Lady Lancers (8-4, 8-4). The doubles teams of Gabby Giangiuli/Maria Acosta (No. 1) and the sisters duo of Erin Warvell/Anna Warvell (No. 2) also earned wins.

“Our doubles teams and Meg Johntony really came through today,” Lady Lancers coach Chuck Dess said. “They stayed composed and you could see their experience as seniors really showed.

“All the matches were hard fought.”

Following are the results:

Neshannock 3, Blackhawk 2

SINGLES

1. Kate Fierens (B) def. Alex Huffman 6-1, 6-2.

2. Gracyn Gabauer (B) def. Cecelia Weingart 0-6, 6-4, 7-5.

3. Meg Johntony (N) def. Alayna Turconi 1-6, 6-2, 7-6.

DOUBLES

1. Gabby Giangiuli/Maria Acosta (N) def. Morgan McKenzie/Crista Iams 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.

2. Erin Warvell/Anna Warvell (N) def. Kara Kaniecki/Monica Patura 6-4, 6-4.

EXHIBITIONS

1. Arti-Anna Ribarevski/Anjuli Ribarevski (N) won 6-2.

2. Aleesha Berkley (N) won 6-3.

Girls soccer

Mohawk rolls


Asheli Freed and Doreen Clark scored two goals each to lift the Lady Warriors to a 6-0 Section 1-A home win over South Side Beaver.

Mikala Mangino and Courtney Clark added a goal apiece for Mohawk (6-4, 7-6).

Aliya Gage made five saves in goal to preserve the shutout.

The Lady Warriors led 2-0 at the half. Mohawk, which has won five of its last seven games, is in fourth place in the section. The top four teams along with ties that can’t be broken will qualify for the WPIAL Class A playoffs.

“This puts us in a good spot,” Lady Warriors coach Lisa Kwolek said. “We’re playing well as a team right now.”

Neshannock blanks foe

The Lady Lancers shut down Freedom in a 2-0 Section 1-A road victory.

Kelly Cournan and Annie Litrenta scored the goals for Neshannock (6-1-2, 7-1-3). Natalie Sheen added an assist.

Madison McHale recorded six saves to earn the shutout.

The Lady Lancers led 1-0 at the half.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports
  • Wheaton.jpg Steelers' Wheaton eyeing chance after tough rookie year

    Markus Wheaton realizes the pressure is there, but he doesn’t mind.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Polanco.jpg Harrison’s four hits leads Pirates past Rockies, 7-5

    Josh Harrison had four hits, including a tiebreaking homer, to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 on Sunday. Gregory Polanco and Travis Snider also went deep for the Pirates, who avoided being swept in Colorado for the second straight season.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pirates Rockies Baseb_Fusc.jpg Anderson leads Rockies over Pirates 8-1

    Brett Anderson pitched effectively into the seventh inning for his first win in more than a year and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Friday night.

     

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • MANGINO.jpg Mangino finding new home at Iowa State

     The first time Iowa State defensive end Cory Morrissey saw Mark Mangino, the former Kansas coach and current ISU offensive coordinator stopped him in his tracks.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pirates.jpg Pirates jump on Haren early, top Dodgers 6-1

    Josh Harrison had two hits with two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on Dan Haren early in a 6-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Aloi.jpg Aloi's PIAA eligibility hearing postponed

    The wait continues for Nick Aloi. Aloi, who transferred from Ellwood City Lincoln High to Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School on Jan. 21, still does not know if he will get to play a full season for the Leopards’ basketball team

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pirates.jpg Polanco, Walker lift Pirates over Dodgers 12-7

    Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a solo home run and a tiebreaking two-run single, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 12-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • ManzielJersey.jpg Manziel scores as NFL’s top-selling jersey

    Second on Cleveland’s depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Huston.jpg Greg Huston: Pedro, Steelers' Training Camp and LeBron

    Pedro Alvarez’s throwing woes have not subsided after the All-Star break and he has become a defensive liability, especially late in games.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pirates.jpg Pirates beat Rockies 5-3 for 3-game sweep

    Taking the extra base was the key for the Pittsbur‘gh Pirates in completing a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies. Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, Neil Walker followed with a home run and the Pirates overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Rockies 5-3 Sunday.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

Shoot For 2
House Ads
Photo of the Day