WARREN — The Cathedral Prep boys golf team won its third straight Region 6 mega match of the season on Thursday, holding off second-place McDowell by three strokes, 317-320, during action at Blueberry Hills Golf Club.
Meadville finished third with 354 strokes.
Prep’s Evan Rowane took medalist with a 2-over-par 74.
Meadville’s Ryan Ferry was second overall with a 76. Michael Mahoney also landed among the top 10 individuals with a score of 83.
With the win, Prep now leads the league standings with 21 points. McDowell is second with 18. Meadville is third with 14.
Region 6 Mega Match No. 3
at Blueberry Hills Golf Club
1. CATHEDRAL PREP (317): Evan Rowane 74, Zach Henry 78, Breckin Taylor 81, Luke Misko 84.
2. McDOWELL (320): Skyler Carr 77, Max Paris 79, Joey DeAngelo 81, Jackson Linden 83.
3. MEADVILLE (354): Ryan Ferry 76, Michael Mahoney 83, Sam Coppolla 89, Ryan Young 106.
4. WARREN (370): Selvie Pearson 89, Owen Blum 93, Jared Bupp 94, Teagan Gray 94.
5. ERIE (371): Kyle Westfall 88, Evan Nadzam 92, Cody Nikolai 95, Casey Donnelly 96.
6. FORT LEBOEUF (375): Dalton Houpt 84, Nathan Samluk 95, A.J. Dinsmore 96, Josh Baker 100.
7. GENERAL MCLANE (422): Luke Eichenlaub 97, Clayton Boutte 100, Seth Edmonds 110, Cliff Moorehouse 115.
Region 6 Standings
Calvary earns second straight shutout
SLIPPERY ROCK — The Calvary Baptist boys soccer team’s strong start to the season continued on Thursday as the Thunder posted its second straight shutout, defeating DuBois Christian 5-0 during a game at Slippery Rock Baptist Camp.
The game was scoreless until Caleb Mattocks rung up a goal in the 24th minute, assisted by Lucas Mattocks. Caleb Mattocks later assisted on Rhett Sanderson’s tally, making it 2-0 at the half.
Caleb Mattocks then scored in the first minute of the second half, assisted by Camden Maynard. Lucas Mattocks scored off a pass from Ben Henry. And Jonah Wise knocked in the final tally on a penalty kick.
Simon Jones earned the shutout in goal, making three saves.
Now 2-0, Calvary Baptist has a week off before hosting Heritage Christian School on Sept. 6.
Scots ranked high in preseason polls
The Edinboro men’s and women’s cross country teams are among the top teams in the Atlantic Region according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, which released its national and regional preseason polls on Thursday.
The Edinboro women are predicted to finish first in the USTFCCCA Division II Atlantic Region poll and 23rd nationally.
The men are ranked second in the USTFCCCA Division II Atlantic Region poll, and also appear the national rankings at No. 25.