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August 27, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

Panthers sweep twi-match

RAYLAND - The Buckeye Local volleyball team swept a tri-match with visiting Harrison Central (25-17, 26-24) and Conotton Valley (25-19, 23-25, 25-16) Saturday. The Huskies defeated the Rockets 25-18, 24-26, 26-24.

For the Panthers, Amy Balk totaled six kills and eight aces; Becca Rector 15 assists, eight kills and four aces; Kayla Fillipovich 12 kills and three blocks; Kaylee DeCesare five kills and two digs; Moe Fedorko eight kills; and Morgan Staten five kills.

For the Huskies, Jesse Ledger finished with 12 kills, six points and three digs; Katie Stackhouse six points and five assists; Michala Saffell 12 assists, four points and two kills; Janese Eckley 12 points and six kills; and Marissa Bennett four kills.

Crusaders sweep Bobcats

STEUBENVILLE - The Catholic Central volleyball team won its first match of the season with a sweep over Cambridge Saturday.

For the Crusaders, Maddy Gulan had four points, two aces, five kills and five blocks; Monica Rigaud five kills and six blocks; Kamy Belardine seven points, two kills and eight digs; Jenna Ogden eight points, four aces, 25 sets and six assists; Robyn Runkle six points, three aces, six assists and 30 sets.

For Cambridge, Mallory Taylor had eight blocks and five kills; Emilee Thompson 13 digs; Abby Seckman eight assists; and Morgan Stocker five points.

"I can't express how proud I am of our girls," said new head coach Renee Silvidi. "I was told after the game that Central has never beaten Cambridge, that just goes to show that hard work and dedication pays off. I hope they can carry this momentum into the rest of the season."

Big Red falls in three

STEUBENVILLE?- The Big Red volleyball team dropped a 25-8, 25-11, 25-15 decision to Meadowbrook Saturday at the Crimson Center.

Steubenville entertains Buckeye Local today with a tripleheader beginning at 4:30 p.m. with the freshman contest.

Brittany Bodo had five kills, three digs and two points; Annie Nehrbas two kills, two blocks and three points; Abby Taylor six assists, five points, two kills and two blocks; Carmi Biasi eight digs; and Taylor Young four assists, three kills and two digs.

Crusaders finish eighth

YOUNGSTOWN - The Catholic Central golf team finished eighth out of 18 teams with a 335 Saturday at the Cardinal Mooney Classic.

Austin Meronoff carded a fine 73 and lost on the first playoff hole to finish third. Mike Manfresca added an 82, Josh Merriman an 87 and Nick Ivkovich a 93.

East Liverpool won the event with a 309.

Flag football sign-ups soon

WINTERSVILLE - The Indian Creek Flag Football League registration will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the high school football field. Tryouts will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the upper field for the new players.

Forms are available at the school or at

Edison boosters to meet

RICHMOND -The Edison Athletic Boosters will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday on the front steps of the high school. Items on the agenda include looking to fill officer positions, first home game preparation and homecoming events.

Golf scramble to be held

WEIRTON - The ninth-annual Weirton Boys and Girls Club Golf Scramble will be held Sunday at Mountaineer Woodview Golf Course and will begin with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun. The team handicap must exceed 30 with only one member of the team with a six handicap or less.

The cost is $240 per foursome, will be open to the first 30 paid teams. It is being sponosred by Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort.

For information, contact Vince Azzarello at (304) 797-0040 or George Vargo at (304) 748-8238.

Williams golf tourney coming up

CHESTER - The Fritz Williams Memorial Golf Classic will be held Saturday at Mountaineer Woodview Golf Course with a 9 a.m. shotgun. The cost is $240 per team and includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes.

For information, contact William Currenton at (304) 479-6875, Keith Bloom at (304) 748-0397 or Ken Miller at (740) 282-1622.

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