Meadville Tribune


September 21, 2013

Local briefs: Villa Maria takes first at Meadville Invite


MEADVILLE — Girls Volleyball

Eagles topple Bethel Baptist

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — French Creek Valley Christian School traveled to New York and picked up a four-set victory over Bethel Baptist Christian Academy Friday, 14-25, 26-24, 25-18, 25-23 in New-Penn Christian League action.

Leading the charge for French Creek Valley Christian School was Tanci Lashbrook, who finished with 11 kills, five aces and eight assists. Lydia Gillette added 17 Kills, two aces and five assists, while Amy Breitfelder chipped in 11 kills, seven aces and six assists.

Setter Emily Hemlock finished with 14 assists in the win.

French Creek returns to action Tuesday when they travel to Erie to take on Bethel Christian Academy.

College Briefs

Women’s Volleyball

Gators split tri-meet

The Allegheny women’s volleyball team put an end to a three game losing streak, winning the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) season with a 3-0 home win over Ohio Wesleyan Saturday at the David V. Wise Center, 25-20, 25-15, 25-16.

Though the Gators picked up the victory, Allegheny would fall to Westminster in a 3-0 decision to complete the tri-meet.

Leading the Gators was sophomore Sarah Swartz, who finished with 23 kills. Taylor Samuel and Bailey Gawley both added 12 kills, with Samuel chipping in a team-high five aces.

Women’s Soccer

Vulcans shutout Scots

CALIFORNIA, Pa — The Edinboro women’s soccer team dropped to 3-3 overall and 1-3 in the PSAC following a 3-0 road loss to California (Pa.) Saturday.

After a scoreless first half, the Vulcans came on strong, scoring at the 46:23 mark, and then again three minutes later, putting the game out of reach for the Scots.

The contest was Edinboro’s first road game in over two weeks.

Cross Country

Scots sweep Rag Relays

EDINBORO — A rainy afternoon didn’t bother the Scots’ cross country teams Saturday, as the Edinboro men had pairs finish second, third and fourth, while the women posted the top times in the relays.

Edinboro juniors Kasey Jones and Megan Maffett were the top duo in the three-lap race. Jones also posted the quickest lap of the afternoon.

The top Edinboro men’s cross country team came from senior Dustin Thomas and sophomore Elliott Matynkiewicz.

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