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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  • Mitchell Wood FCV’s season comes to an end

    The end of an era.
    So it was with French Creek Valley dropping a 5-4 decision to Albion Post 567 in the Region 8 Tournament at Northwestern High School on Wednesday. For several key players, it was the last time they would put on the blue uniform for head coach Brandon Crum.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Meadville falls to NA in Junior League state opener

    The Meadville Junior League All-Stars spent all baseball season perfecting the art of winning.

    July 23, 2014

  • Rookie CB Gilbert signs with Browns

    Justin Gilbert’s got his contract with the Browns. Now he needs a starting job.

    July 23, 2014

  • Bills Camp Bills QB, coach differ on offense’s performance

    Bills quarterback EJ Manuel and coach Doug Marrone had widely conflicting assessments on how the offense performed on the third day of training camp.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • FCV tops Cochranton to advance

    French Creek Valley kept its stay in the Pennsylvania Region 8 American Legion Tournament alive on Tuesday in impressive fashion.

    July 22, 2014

  • Kinter and Neff Error-free defense, hitting propel District 1 to state title

    When Tom Brunot, Doug Hecker and Mark McKissock agreed about a month ago to take on a Senior League softball team they felt fairly confident in their team’s ability to defend its turf with a state championship on the line.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • FCV falls to Millcreek

    It may go down as one of the oddest games in Region 8 history.

    July 22, 2014

  • Meadville captures Section 1 title over DuBois

    For anyone confused about all the fire truck sirens and honking car horns that echoed through the streets of Meadville around 5 p.m. on Sunday, here’s the explanation:

    July 22, 2014

  • District 1 showcases 'D' in victory

    A strong defense up the middle is often where championship teams are born. The District 1 Senior League softball team certainly fills the bill.

    July 22, 2014

  • Trevor Smith St. Marys tops METS to win title

    When it’s two good teams going head-to-head in the game of baseball, sometimes a simple bad bounce can mean the difference between a win and a loss.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

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