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April 24, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

OVAC doubles titles won

WHEELING - The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Tennis Championships started Monday at the Wheeling Park Bubble with the boys doubles competition. After the first day of competition, Morgantown leads the 5A school division with 10 points, followed by Parkersburg South with nine, Cambridge with seven, Brooke, University, and Wheeling Park with two and Indian Creek and John Marshall with one.

The Class 4A-1A division features a three-way tie with East Liverpool, Linsly and Wheeling Central earning three points, and Oak Glen and Weirton Madonna with one point.

The girls doubles will be held today with the boys singles Wednesday and girls singles Thursday.

At No. 1 doubles, Max Mullenssiefen/Raymon Yao of Morgantown defeated Joe Holland/Brandon Galici of Parkersburg South, 8-5.

No. 2 doubles saw Garrett Dailey/Adam Shaffer of Parkersburg South beat Aaron Ruby/ Anthony Miller of Cambridge, 8-3.

No. 3 doubles had Adam McKnight/Daniel Pan of Morgantown down Alex Hoeffler/Nick DiLoreto of East Liverpool, 8-2.

FUS athletes earn honor

STEUBENVILLE - The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference released its All-Conference Academic Team for the fall semester. Eighty-eight Franciscan University of Steubenville student-athletes achieved a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA.

Overall, 37 percent of AMCC student-athletes achieved this minimum cumulative.

Mount Aloysius College led the AMCC with 50.31 percent of its student-athletes earning a spot on the academic all-conference team. FUS currently represents with 35.2 percent.

Local student-athletes honored are Margaret Beigel and Simon Gayed (Catholic Central graduates), Mary Clare Recznik (Jefferson County Christian) and Ashley Ruttencutter (Indian Creek).

PAC to meet

STEUBENVILLE - The Polish Athletic Club will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday in the clubhouse.

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