High School Sports
Belleville Mennonite 3
Forbes Road 0
Belleville Mennonite dumped in two goals in the opening half of Monday evening’s non-league game and cruised to a 3-0 win over Forbes Road. Cardinal goalie Aaron Carbaugh managed five saves during the match.
Forbes Road 12 Everett 0
Michael Runk led the Forbes Road Cardinals’ offensive effort last Wednesday with three goals during the 12-0 trouncing of the Everett Warriors. Casey Covert and Donovan Bricker both had two goals, and Presley Swope, James Evans, Chase Shaw, Kimberly Sealock and Casey Wade all contributed one goal. Goalie Aaron Carbaugh wrapped up the Sideling Hill League game with four saves.
Chestnut Ridge 5
Chestnut Ridge racked up five unanswered goals last Wednesday and moved on to a 5-0 Sideling Hill League victory over the Mc- Connellsburg Spartans. Goalkeeper Dillan Hollinshead made 12 saves in goal for the Spartans.
Northern Bedford 9
Southern Fulton 1
Northern Bedford jumped out to a three goal lead eight minutes into last Wednesday’s Sideling Hill League match and held on for the 9-1 win over Southern Fulton. For the Indians, Chase Horton scored the lone goal on an assist from Matt Garland. Courtney Strait finished up the game with eight saves in goal.
Belleville Mennonite 1
McConnellsburg scored four goals during the second -half of Friday’s game to walk away with a 4-1 non-league win over Belleville Mennonite. Tristin Deneen rallied for three goals, and Jesse Swope followed with a goal and two assists. Dillan Hollinshead rounded out the game with 10 saves in goal.
Cumberland Valley Christian 2
Southern Fulton 0
Cumberland Valley Christian connected on two crucial corner kicks Saturday to slip by the Southern Fulton Indians by the final score of 2-0. Courtney Strait racked up 10 saves in goal for the Indians during the nonleague game.
Forbes Road 0
Forbes Road was handed its first loss of the 2010 season Monday night when the Greencastle-Antrim Blue Devils connected for a goal in each period of the non-league game. Goalkeeper Jess Gearhart made 11 saves in goal for the Lady Cardinals.
Forbes Road 5 Huntingdon 0
Forbes Road opened its 2010 season last Thursday with a decisive 5-0 win over the Huntingdon Bearcats. Sammie Clippinger tallied three goals, while teammate Kelsey Lilley chipped in two goals. Emily Karczewski and Kaili Hockensmith both added two assists, and Megan Keller and Corri Parsons are each attributed with an assist. Jess Gearhart and Leah Summers maintained a shutout in goal with three and two saves, respectively.
Forbes Road Cinches Title
The Forbes Road Lady Cardinals clinched their firstever varsity tournament championship this weekend while participating in the Big Spring Tournament. The Cardinals led by Sammi Clippinger kicked off the tourney with a 6-0 win over Bishop McDevitt. Clippinger had three goals, and teammates Kaili Hockensmith and Megan Keller followed with two and one goals, respectively. Forbes Road followed up with a 5-1 victory over CD East, with Kelsey Lilley and Hockensmith both knocking in two goals. Keller added another goal. Those lending assists throughout the tournament were Emily Karczewski, Corri Parsons and Shania Gelvin. Goalkeeper Leah Summers finished the day with five saves.
North Star 1
North Star eked out a one-goal victory Monday evening and handed the Mc- Connellsburg Lady Spartans their very first loss of the fall season. Sarrah Pollock, goalkeeper, posted nine saves in goal for McConnellsburg in the non-league match.
McConnellsburg Lady Spartans blanked Windber, the 2009 District 5 champions, last Thursday with two unanswered goals. Sarra Kendall and Libby Strayer both connected for goals, and Kylie Zittle and Nicki McQuade recorded assists. Sarrah Pollock preserved the shutout by making 14 saves in goal.
Northern Bedford 0
Libby Strayer knocked in a goal on a corner kick from teammate Nicki McQuade, who went on to score a goal following the halftime break for the victorious Mc- Connellsburg Lady Spartans. During the 2-0 victory over Northern Bedford last Tuesday, Nikki Fleming added an assist. Goalie Sarrah Pollock made six saves in goal for the shutout.
Cumberland Valley Christian 0
The McConnellsburg Lady Spartans easily dealt with Cumberland Valley Christian in the opening game and went on to win Monday’s match by the final score of 3-0. Rikki Green led the Spartans with 12 kills, two blocks and five aces, while Emily Watkins contributed 13 kills. Valerie Green handed out 24 assists, and Kelsey Ramsey and Marlee Jennings rounded out the match with nine and six digs, respectively.
Mount Union 3
Southern Fulton 0
Southern Fulton teammates Ashley Sigel and Kelsey Truax each rallied for four kills and four service points during a 3-0 loss to Mount Union last Tuesday. Meanwhile, Whitney Ritz added two blocks, and Masey Brown had five service points.
Southern Fulton 0
Fannett-Metal easily handled Southern Fulton in three consecutive sets last Thursday for the Sideling Hill League victory. Masey Brown recorded four kills and four service points for the Lady Indians, while Kelsie Truax followed with five kills and eight digs. Whitney Ritz tallied five blocks, and Abby Hawkins dished out nine assists during the home match.
Tussey Mountain 2
The McConnellsburg Lady Spartans opened up their season last Thursday evening with a nail-biter against the Tussey Mountain Titans. The Spartans grabbed the Sideling Hill League match by the final score of 3-2, with Emily Watkins leading the way with 16 kills, six digs and seven aces. Rikki Green contributed 15 kills, three blocks, while Valerie Green recorded a whopping 34 assists and six digs.
Lady Spartan Tournament
McConnellsburg downed the James Buchanan Rockets 26-24 in the consolation match of the annual Lady Spartans Tournament and moved on to the semifinal round before dropping a match to Bedford 25-22 and 25-23. McConnellsburg wrapped up the day with a 5- 3 in pool play and an overall second-place finish in Pool A.
Southern Fulton 2
Hancock made a lastminute comeback and ended its non-league match Saturday with a 3-2 victory over the Southern Fulton Lady Indians. Masey Brown finished the match with 10 kills, 10 digs and 15 service points, while Abby Hawkins dished out 18 assists. Ashley Sigel had 10 service points, and Kelsie Truax and Whitney Ritz added eight digs and three blocks, respectively.