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Edison wins quad-match

September 6, 2012
From staff reports , The Herald-Star

STEUBENVILLE - Edison's Adam Ryan shot 38 at Steubenville Country Club to earn medalist honors as the Wildcats defeated Harrison Central, Oak Glen and Steubenville Wednesday.

Also for Edison, Dylan Jones and Preston Collins each shot 43 and Ben Boyd had a 46.

Austin Kowalski led the Huskies with his 41. Drew Horn and James Thompson each carded a 43 and Bryce Walrath had a 52.

For the Golden Bears, Matt McLaughlin shot 49, Taylor Kincaid and Jacob Stipec each had a 56 and Hayley Spurlock a 69.

For Big Red, Kasey Peterson shot 42, Mason Heatherington 46 and Andrew O'Dell a 56.

Wildcats sweep tri-match

RICHMOND - The Edison volleyball team defeated Weir High 25-20, 27-25 and Harrison Central 25-11, 25-21 to sweep a tri-match Wednesday at home. The Red Riders split after their 25-22, 25-20 win over the Huskies.

For the Wildcats against Weir, Katie Davidson had eight points, six assists, four blocks and four kills; Hannah Johns three points and three kills; Alexis Gill two kills and three blocks; Cassady Jarvis seven blocks, three assists, three kills and two points; Katelyn Pollock eight points, four aces, four kills, three blocks and two digs; Caitlin Brenstuhl six assists and four points; Kylie Smith four digs and four points; and Maddie Williamson one dig.

In the win over the Huskies, Smith totaled four points, two kills and two aces; Harvis seven kills, Davidson 12 assists, seven points, four kills and two aces; Pollock six points and three kills; Johns one kill and one dig; Gill eight points and two aces; and Brenstuhl seven points, six assists and two kills.

For Weir in the loss, Kim Persina totaled six kills and three blocks; Erin Hawthorne 14 digs, Lauren Rosnick three kills, three aces and five digs; Haley McLaughlin 25 sets; Elizabeth Kush three kills; Samantha McCartney 19 sets; Michayla Dobosz two kills and nine digs; Morgan Goff six digs; and Selena Wolverton three kills and four digs.

In the victory for the Red Riders, Kim Persina delivered nine kills and four blocks; Hawthorne 16 digs; Lauren Rosnick five kills, five aces and six digs; McLaughlin 32 sets; Kush six kills; McCartney 27 sets; Dobosz six kills; Goff seven digs and Wolverton five kills and seven digs.

"I am very proud of the way my girls played this evening," said Weir coach Carrie Magnone.

Red Riders nip the Panthers

RAYLAND - Buckeye Local's Kyle Sutphin was the medalist Wednesday at Bec-Wood Hills with a 41, but the Weir High golf team defeated the Panthers, 183-184.

Alex Creel led the way for the Red Riders with a 43. He was followed by Vince Gaudio's 46, while Zach Midcap and Tyler Warrick each had a 47.

For the Panthers, Ricky Sempkowski carded a 45, Clint Henry a 47 and Bo Walker a 51.

Red Knights fall to Southern Local

TORONTO - The Southern Local volleyball team defeated host Toronto 25-9, 25-20, 25-13 Wednesday at Karaffa Middle School.

Cari Horne totaled two blocks, two digs and seven kills, while Taylor Linn had assists and one dig and Shane Sears three digs and one assist.

"We made some position changes that the girls were a little nervous about, but once they bought into it they played very well," said Red Knights head coach Chelsey Fletcher. "We had decreased the level of errors that we had against Bridgeport, so that is extremely positive. I believe they will find comfort and therefore confidence in these changes.

"When I can get them to see what we see and know they are capable of - the possibilities are endless."

Wildcats lose to Red Devils

ST. CLAIRSVILLE - The St. Clairsville boys soccer team defeated visiting Edison, 3-0, Wednesday.

Taylor Wissman, Zach Oliver and Brock Ferrell scored for the Red Devils with Jarret Helms and Ferrell recording assists.

Travis Bell had seven saves in goal for the Wildcats.

FUS nets a win

STEUBENVILLE - The Franciscan University of Steubenville's volleyball team sealed a victory in its first home game of the season as it defeated Waynesburg University 25-23, 25-22, 21-25, 25-22. Not only do the Lady Barons start out 1-0 at home on the year, but they also stand above .500 overall for the first time this season.

FUS head coach Kelly Herrmann beamed about her team's mental awareness.

"In the third and fourth games we were really playing against ourselves," Herrmann said. "We could have thrown in the towel, but we were able to manage and maintain our concentration to do some great things. We have a very good team."

Christina Marie Lawrence led the defense with 29 digs while Maria Prezzia added 24. The Lady Barons recorded 115 digs in their victory. Amy O' Keefe recorded 18 assists and Lara Holley added 11 to help the Lady Barons.

"Our setters, Amy and Lara gave us a lot of consistency and confidence. Setting is our greatest improvement over the last few years," Herrmann said.

Anna Cain led the offense with 13 kills.

The Lady Barons (3-2) visit Case Western Reserve Friday to play in the Marcia French Memorial Tournament.

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