Allied News Staff Writer
MERCER COUNTY AREA —
Grove City High tennis team opened the season Monday with a 5-0 romp over Oil City.
Singles results showed: Abby Casalnova def. Mora McLaughlin 6-1, 6-3; Reba Duran def. Michaela Lockwood 6-0, 6-0; Alexis Delligatti def. Allie Domer 6-0, 6-0. In doubles it was: Stephanie Krofcheck & Maddie Jazwinski def. Leisel Kober & Ashlee Roth 6-0, 6-2; Katie Kosick & Emily Krofcheck def. Katie Dolecki & Rachelle Gove 6-2, 6-6 (5-7), 6-1.
In other recent high school fall sports it was:
ä Hickory 5, Sharon 0 — At Hermitage, the Lady Hornets had five straight-sets wins in the season-opener, including Marissa Works, Allie Newmeyer and Lauren McGonigle at singles, and tandems of Sharon and Rachel Mettee and Lauren Kizak-Ali McIntyre.
Singles: Works (H) def. Emma George, 6-1, 6-0; Newmeyer (H) def. Rebecca Rueberger, 6-4, 6-1; McGonigle (H) def. Kaitlyn Jones,
7-5, 6-2. Doubles: Mettee-Mettee (H) def. Abrianna DelliBovi, 6-2, 6-4; Kizak-McIntyre (H) def. Alex Hughey-Vanita Hall, 6-2, 6-1.
ä Kennedy Catholic 3, Wilmington 2 — At Buhl Park, KC won the season-lidlifter for both squads.
Singles: Katie Chase (W) def. Kelsey George, 5-7, 7-6, 6-2; Lauren Barber (W) def. Monica Bober, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4; Rebekah Kish (KC) def. Alana Elliot, 6-2, 6-3. Doubles: Jensen Kirila-Stephanie Moore (KC) def. Rebeccah Swerdlow-Lydea Kraynak, 6-0, 6-3; Alex Hudson-Abby Lenhart (KC) def. Nikki McCown-Lexie Donati, 6-1, 6-4.
Region 2 Mega-Match
Hickory’s Nick Vuich and West Middlesex’s Matt Dogan both carded 78s on Monday to share medalist honors at the 1st Region 2 Mega-Match of the season at Tam O’Shanter Golf Course in Hermitage.
Hickory shot a team score of 330 to earn 5 points in the standings. The Hornets were followed by WM (335), Sharon (375), Sharpsville (400) and Wilmington (429).
Hickory: Vuich 78, Isaac Black 83, Billy Colbert 84, Ross Rosati 85.
West Middlesex: Dogan 78, Nate Anthony 81, Brady Byers 86, Chaz Burger 90.
Sharon: Pat Artac 83, Carl Carpenter 96, Chris Franek, Louis Wareham 98s.
Sharpsville: Johnny Wolfe 96, Jalen Mockabee 99, Eric Sloan 102, Nate Hawthorne 103.
Wilmington: Colin Duffy 104, Shane McQuiston 105, Josh Bonnici 109, Ethan Seeber 111.
Region 3 Mega-Match
Coach Pat Forese’s Grove City golf team edged Slippery Rock to capture the R3-MM at Grove City Country Club. SR’s Brett Rinker shot a 73 to earn medalist honors.
GC and SR both shot 330 team scores. They were followed by Meadville (335), Warren (351) and Oil City (415).
GC: Ed Hetrick 76, Ben Lucas 81, Dylan Osborne 86, Matt Gordon 87.
SR: Rinker 73, Bob Paczkowski 82, Sam Isaaco 87, Matt Badger 88.
Meadville: Mike Bogardus 83, Charlie Holt, Zack Ford, Will Malady 84s.
Warren: Nathan Sandberg 79, Andrew Gignac 89, Darin Francisco 91, Carter Cerra 92.
Oil City: Troy McGregor 86, Andrew Pikna 105, Jeremy Watson, Nick Rea 112s.
ä Lakeview 183, James-town 198 — At Pine Grove Golf Course in Grove City, Sam Magargee, Keith Kepner and Casey Greggs all shot 47s as the Sailors rolled past the Muskies.
Jake Reaugh carded a 44 for Jamestown.
Lakeview: Magargee, Kepner, Greggs 47s, Richard Kite 52.
Jamestown: Ja. Reaugh 44, Keamus Schuhlen 49, Ronnie Meals 50, Jonas Reaugh 55.
Region 1 Mega-Match
Hickory rolled to victory at Lucky Hills Golf Course in Franklin. Hickory shot a 173 while Reynolds had a 223. Rocky Grove only had 2 players and Meadville is now in Region 2.
Hickory’s Rosy Hearns fired a 38 to earn medalist honors. Playing as independents from Grove City were Fontaine McFeaters (47) and Meg Birmingham (52).
Hickory: R. Hearns 38, Brianna Colbert, Alena Lancia 44s, Abigail Hearns 47.
Reynolds: Marie Clark 51, Izzy Schell 52, Taylor Yahner 52, Becca John 68.