High School Sports
Girls District Soccer Playoffs
Conemaugh Township 3
With Conemaugh Township scoring the game’s only goal late in the first half, the McConnellsburg Lady Spartans closed out their postseason play last Wednesday evening. Falling to Conemaugh Township during the semifinal round of District 5- A playoffs, the Spartans were led in goal by Sarrah Pollock with 14 saves.
Volleyball District Playoffs
North Star 3
McConnellsburg picked up a win in the opening set last Thursday evening, but it was North Star who eventually prevailed 3-1 in the District 5-A championship match. Marleigh Jennings and Jessica Nero both had big games for the Lady Spartans, tallying 18 and 12 digs, respectively, while Kelsey Ramsey added 10 digs. Teammate Emily Watkins rallied for six kills and eight digs, and Rikki Green added nine kills and three blocks. Gabby Danner finished out the match with 13 assists.
McConnellsburg and Berlin stretched last Tuesday’s District 5-A playoff game to five sets with the Lady Spartans prevailing 3-2 during the semifinal round. Rikki Green continued to post some impressive numbers for McConnellsburg with 19 kills and six blocks. Emily Watkins followed closely with 17 kills, 15 digs and four aces, while Jessica Nero chipped in seven kills and 31 digs. Gabby Danner finished out the game with 38 assists and 15 digs, and Marleigh Jennings contributed 30 digs during the playoff match.
Field Hockey District Playoffs
Belleville Mennonite 1
Forbes Road 0
Having squared off and defeated Belleville Mennonite three times earlier this season, the Forbes Road Cardinals fell short last Wednesday evening. Dropping the District 6-AA championship game by the narrow score of 1-0, the Cardinals also missed out on an opportunity to advance to the PIAA tournament. Goalkeeper Jessica Gearhart blocked eight shots in goal during the championship round.