High school roundup for Oct. 10, 2018: Mt. Lebanon girls edge Canon-McMillan in OT
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | 11:27 PM
Girls soccer teams continue to jockey for playoff positioning in Section 2-4A.
Jane Chavez scored in overtime to lift Mt. Lebanon to a 2-1 victory over Canon-McMillan (9-6-1, 6-6-1) on Wednesday night.
The win lifted the Blue Devils (9-4-3, 8-3-2) into third place.
Upper St. Clair 2, Moon 1 — Also in Section 2-4A, Jane Madson and Landy Martz scored to give No. 4 Upper St. Clair (11-3, 10-3) a key victory over defending state champion Moon (9-4-2, 7-4-2). The Panthers are tied with No. 3-ranked Peters Township (12-3, 10-3) for first place, while moon is fourth, a game ahead of Canon-McMillan.
Seneca Valley 3, Fox Chapel 1 — Ashley Rea, Norah Seibel and Breana Valentovish scored to lift No. 2 Seneca Valley (13-1, 10-1) to a Section 1-4A win.
Hampton 4, Gateway 0 — Sophie Kelly posted a shutout as Hampton (12-3, 10-2) won in Section 1-3A.
Mars 4, Kiski Area 0 — Mars coach Blair Gerlach collected win No. 200 for his career as the Fightin’ Planets (13-0, 13-0) rolled to a Section 1-3A win.
Ringgold 3, Uniontown 0 — Kylee Pry notched the shutout as Ringgold (5-9-1, 5-6-1) won a Section 2-3A game.
Oakland Catholic 8, Woodland Hills 0 — Anna Stroule and Tori Calhoun each had two goals for No. 2 Oakland Catholic (13-1, 11-0) in a Section 3-3A win.
Central Valley 3, South Fayette 2 — Sara Almasy, Logan Talerico and Briana Petey all scored for Central Valley (6-6-2, 4-5-2) in a Section 4-3A win.
Beaver 3, Quaker Valley 2 — Mikaylo Obrist scored with 15 seconds remaining to give Beaver (5-7-1, 5-4-1) a Section 1-2A victory.
Waynesburg 8, South Allegheny 0 — Rhea Kijowski scored four times for Waynesburg (12-4, 10-3) in a Section 3-2A win.
Bentworth 3, Chartiers-Houston 2 — Jocelyn TImlin had two goals as No. 4 Bentworth (13-1, 11-0) won a Section 2-A game to clinch the outright section title.
Freedom 11, Mohawk 1 — Jayden Sharpless had three goals, and Alexia Barlamas and Chloe Keller each had two as No. 1 Freedom (14-1, 12-0) rolled to a Section 3-A win.
OLSH 4, Riverside 1 — Francesca Taylor scored twice for OLSH (10-5, 9-4) in a Section 3-A win.
Quigley Catholic 4, Sewickley Academy 1 — In Section 3-A, Ashley Mineard had two goals, and Taylor Kirschner added a goal and two assists to lift Quigley Catholic (7-4-2, 6-4-2) to a Section 3-A win.
Bishop Canevin 6, Eden Christian Academy 0 — Caroline Coleantonio’s four goals paced Bishop Canevin (7-3-1, 6-3) in a Section 4-A win.
Seton LaSalle 4, Carlynton 1 — Mikaela Small scored two goals, and Vanessa Peretin had a goal and two assists as Seton LaSalle (7-4-2, 7-1-2) won in Section 4-A.
Franklin Regional 5, Knoch 1 — Victoria Rothrauff scored four goals to guide the Panthers to a Section 1-3A win.
The Panthers (6-7-2, 4-6-2), who snapped a two-game losing streak, are in fifth place in the section, a half-game behind Indiana (6-5-5, 4-5-3).
Lindsie Galbreath scored to become the all-time leading scorer for Knoch (2-13-1, 2-10-1). Galbreath broke Amanda Sharbaugh’s record of 111 goals set back in 2007.
Connellsville 5, Hempfield 0 — Connellsville (10-4, 7-4) rebounded from Monday’s loss to Penn-Trafford with a shutout over Hempfield (4-6, 4-5) in Section 3-4A.
Penn-Trafford 7, Latrobe 0 — Erin Brady, Kylie Dugan, Alexis Garia, Jordan Lawrence, Gina Sarnelli, Malia Kearns and Maria Sholtes scored to help Penn-Trafford (11-3, 9-1) secure a Section 3-4A victory.
Megan Giesey made three saves to earn the shutout.
Belle Vernon 3, Elizabeth Forward 0 — Danielle Engstrom, Klaire Temoshenka and Izzy Laurita scored to give No. 5 Belle Vernon (12-2, 11-0) a Section 2-3A victory.
Brownsville 8, Southmoreland 1 — Brownsville (10-4, 8-4) swept the season series over Southmoreland (2-12, 1-12) in a Section 3-2A win.
Yough 8, Derry 0 — Justine Appolonia and Natalie Vilchek each scored three times to propel Yough (10-5, 8-5) past Derry (1-13, 1-11) in Section 3-2A.
South Park 6, Mt. Pleasant 0 — Haleigh Finale scored three times to guide No. 1 South Park (14-2, 11-1) to a Section 3-2A victory over Mt. Pleasant (9-6, 6-6).
Greensburg Central Catholic 7, Riverview 0 — Tatum Gretz scored three goals, and Sam Nemeth had two as No. 3 Greensburg Central Catholic (7-2, 7-1) won a Section 1-A game. Jessie Nemeth and Sara Orndoff also scored for GCC.
Springdale 6, Jeannette 0 — Breiana Cummings recorded a hat trick as Springdale (7-6, 5-4) cruised to a Section 1-A win over Jeannette (1-9, 0-8).
Ligonier Valley 1, North Star 0 — Mia Lynn scored for Ligonier Valley (6-7-1) in a nonconference victory.
Deer Lakes 6, Apollo-Ridge 0 — Abigail Boulos scored on a header with two minutes remaining in the first half to get things going as No. 3 Deer Lakes (13-1-1, 10-0-1) blanked Apollo-Ridge (4-6-1, 3-6-1) and locked down the Section 2-AA regular-season title. Madeline Boulos scored four second-half goals, and Ashley McAdams added a goal for the Lancers. Nina Lafko and Maura Rupprecht both tallied two assists, and goalkeeper Gabby Weber finished with three saves.
Plum 4, West Mifflin 0 — The Mustangs took a 3-0 lead into halftime and never looked back in a Section 3-AAA win over the Titans (0-14, 0-10). Tricia Fratangelo netted the eventual game-winner for Plum (11-4, 8-3). Andrea D’Incau, Sophie Vargesko and Julia Gildea all chipped in with one goal apiece.
Burrell 2, Freeport 2 — Annie Weimer scored two goals to give Burrell a 2-0 lead, but the Bucs were unable to hold off the Yellowjackets, who rallied for a tie in Section 2-AA play. Sidney Shemanski and Abby Bastaja each scored for Freeport (8-5-2, 7-3-1). Danica Johnson recorded one assist for Burrell (10-2-2, 7-2-1).
Valley 2, East Allegheny 1 — The Vikings (3-10, 1-9) secured their first Section 2-AA win of the season as Emily Deringer and Domenica Wolfe each scored. Amaia Johnson scored the lone goal for East Allegheny (3-9-2, 1-9-2).
Knoch 3, Freeport 0 — Defending girls volleyball state champions and longtime rivals Knoch and Freeport met for their annual match Wednesday night, and the Knights defended their castle.
Class AAA No. 1 Knoch swept Class AA No. 1 Freeport to secure a home victory.
The Knights won 25-14, 25-21, 25-14.
Freeport (10-2) jumped out to an early lead in the first set and the two teams battled back and forth before Yellowjackets middle hitter Sarah Hettich went down with a foot injury. Hettich did not return, and Freeport coach Tom Phillips said he’s hopeful the injury isn’t too serious.
Following the injury, Knoch (12-0) went on an 11-3 run to close out the set.
The Yellowjackets battled back from an eight-point deficit in the second, cutting the lead to three, but kills from Kennedy Christy and Hannah Rowe helped Knoch secure the win.
Knoch led start to finish in the third set to close out the match.
Christy had 19 kills and Rowe finished with 15 kills. Ally DeJidas led Freeport with seven kills.
Leechburg 3, Apollo-Ridge 0 — Maddie Ancosky led Leechburg with seven kills, six aces and four digs in the Blue Devils’ nonsection win. Sami Bigenho added 10 assists and five aces. Gracie Reinke recorded two kills, three aces and eight digs for Leechburg (10-3, 8-3).
Latrobe 3, Peters Township 2 — Jenna Bell, Addison Kemerer and Carolina Walters won singles matches in straight sets to lead Latrobe (9-0) to a WPIAL Class AAA first-round win.
They will play the winner of West Allegheny and Shady Side Academy in the quarterfinals Monday.
North Allegheny 5, Franklin Regional 0 — Ashley Huang, Ella Sincline and Jenny Zhu all won singles matches as North Allegheny defeated Franklin Regional in the first round of the WPIAL Class AAA tournament.
Peters Township 4, Hempfield 0 — Peters Township blanked Hempfield in a WPIAL Class AAA first-round match.
South Fayette 4, Norwin 1 — Ashley Pesarsick scored a 6-0, 6-3 win at second singles for Norwin, but the Knights lost in the preliminary round of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs.