Sharp shooters

Butler golfers card 188 in win over P-R

September 21, 2021 Cranberry Local Sports

Mars' Gwen Howell gains possession of the ball during the Planets' 4-0 girls soccer victory over South Fayette Monday night. Mars (5-0-1) has not allowed a goal this season.

Behind sophomore Hunter Swidzinski's 1-under 34, the Butler boys golf team carded its lowest score in over a decade Monday in a 188-217 win over Pine-Richland at Hiland Golf Course.

The Golden Tornado (7-2, 10-2) also received 37s from Colin Patterson and Ryan Porch and 38s courtesy of Lucas Slear and Tyler Figlioli.

Butler (188): Hunter Swidzinski 34, Colin Patterson 37, Ryan Porch 37, Lucas Slear 38, Tyler Figlioli 38

Pine-Richland (217): Toby Kitay 42, Andrew Ni 42, Liam Daniello 44

Seneca Valley 199, North Allegheny 201 — The Raiders got a 37 from Nolan Nicklas at Cranberry Highlands.

North Allegheny (201): Chris Hoffman 37, Jake Watterson 38, Collin Weag 40, Dylan Fitzgerald 41, Ethan Byrne 45

Seneca Valley (199): Nolan Nicklas 37, Dante Rossetti 40, Joel Goodzinski 40, Luke Robertson 41, Nolan Kummer 41, Lucas Bruns 41

Mars 198, Shaler 220 — At Rittswood Golf Course, Blake Bertolo and Raghav Kalbhor sparked the Planets with a 38 and 39, respectively.

Mars (198): Blake Bertolo 38, Raghav Kalbhor 39, Ryan Steigerwald 40, Will Campbell 40, Wes Scurci 41

Shaler (220): Jacob Crissman 41, Vinnie Barbieri 43, Mitch Nye 45, Jacon Kunc 45, Joey Miller 46

WPIAL Sectionals — In the Section 8-2A qualifer at Willowbrook Country Club, Freeport failed to advance any golfers to the next round.

Jayden Diehl led the Yellowjackets with a 90.

District 9 — In the next to last KSAC Mega Match of the season at Wanango Country Club near Oil City, Moniteau's Jacob Felsing tied Kam Kerle of Clarion for medalist honors with a 39.

Dawson Wallace tallied a 49 for the Warriors, who placed second behind Clarion (210) in the standings.

Max Southworth of A-C Valley/Union carded a 52.

Karns City's Braden Grossman had a 54.

Girls Soccer

Sam Miller scored a pair of goals as Butler remained unbeaten with a 4-0 win at North Hills.

Chloe Weiland and freshman Sydney Patterson also scored for the Golden Tornado (1-0, 6-0), who host North Allegheny Wednesday night. Mckenna and Delaney Yaracs combined for six saves in goal.

Mars 4, South Fayette 0 — Planet goals were scored by Addison Girdwood, Aly Cooper, Piper Coffield and Ainsley Ray.

Goalies Megan Boddy and Katie McEnroe combined for the shutout for Mars (5-0, 5-0-1).

North Catholic 10, Hopewell 0 — Lauren MacDonald and Jayden Sharpless both scored two goals for the Trojanettes (3-0, 6-0).

Alexis Wateska, Brittany Cullen, Monika Stammer, Angelina Berkey, Tessa McMichael and Lindsey Pawlawski each added one goal.

Girls Tennis

Knoch overwhelmed Ellis School in a Section 3-AA match with a 5-0 sweep.

Knoch 5, Ellis School 0

Singles: 1-Emily Greb (K) def. Hadley Kelson 6-0, 6-1; 2-Ally Bauer (K) def. Erika Rispoli 6-0, 6-0; 3-Lindsey Greb (K) def. Elyse Brennan 6-0, 6-0

Doubles: 1-Ava Santora/Jade Nether (K) def. Mia Cirilano/Mia Carter 6-0, 6-0; 2-Lara Ejzak/Kenzie Gumto (K) def. Lucy Dabat/Serina Pretter 6-1, 6-1

Girls Volleyball

Union 3, Moniteau 2 — The Damsels won this KSAC match by scores of 26-24, 25-27, 25-12, 24-26 and 15-6.