Herald Sports Writer
MERCER COUNTY —
Coach Craig Antush’s Hickory High girls golf team secured another Region 2-A crown by virtue of Monday’s mega-match.
At Hickory VFW, Hickory had 185 strokes to outdistance both Reynolds (233) and Rocky Grove, though the Lady Orioles did not field a full squad.
Rosy Hearns’ 40 led Hickory, which will play at Rocky Grove next week in its final mega-match of the season, Antush said.
Hickory: Rosy Hearns 40, Brianna Colbert 44, Alena Lancia 45, Abby Hearns 56. Reynolds: Taylor Yahner 54, Jamie Vamosi 55, Marie Clark, Izzy Schell 57s. Grove City: Fontaine McFeaters 49, Meg Birmingham 61.
ä Slippery Rock 163, Grove City 168, West Middlesex 224 — At par-35 Oakview, the host Rockets’ Brett Rinker recorded a medalist round of 37.
Slippery Rock: Rinker 37, Bob Paczkowski, Levi Loenberg 41s, Zac McCue 44. Grove City: Matt Gordon 39, Ben Lucas 40, Ed Hetrick 44, Jake Cline 45. West Middlesex: Ethan Moroco 50, Jacob Weiser 56, Graham Hudson 60, Noah Bender 62.
ä Brookfield 178, Heartland Christian 206 — At Yankee Run Golf Course, Mike Pasquerilla produced a medalist round of 40 for the winning Warriors (9-7).
Heartland Christian had its slate squared at 5-5.
Brookfield: Pasquerilla 40, Adam Brooks 43, James Infante 45, Lonnie Schell 49. Heartland Christian School: Christian Sommers 44, Bandon Crawford 52, Nathan Sommers 54, Tyler Ogden 56.
ä Conneaut Area 169, Lakeview 181 — At Oakland Beach near Conneaut Lake, the host Eagles eased to the win, led by medalist Kyler Betts’ round of 37 on the par-36 front nine.
Conneaut Area: Betts 37, Cole Baker 41, Jacob Yeager 45, Damien Granda 46. Lakeview: Sam Magargee, Keith Kepner 43s, Casey Greggs 46, Jared Coulter 49.
ä Sharon 5, West Middlesex 0 — At Tiger Stadium, Josh Nichols, Justin Stefanowicz, Joey Zajac and John Benedetto tallied Tigers’ goals, while goalkeeper Vinnie Shaffer shut out the Big Reds.
Grove City (2-0) and Hickory (2-0) are ranked 5th and 6th, respectively, in Class AA of this week’s Pennsylvania Football News poll.
In Class A, Sharpsville (2-0) is rated 5th, while West Middlesex (1-1) is honorablly mentioned.
ä Mercer 3, Commodore Perry 0 — At Sheakleyville, the visiting Lady M’s rolled to a 25-12, 25-22, 25-14 sweep.
Mercer: Amanda Cameron 26 points, 7 digs; Anna Connor 7 kills; Maddie Hessman 9 digs; Lindsay Miller 5 kills; Angie Moose 9 points, 7 assists; Nikki Redmond 9 points (5 aces,) 5 kills; Katie Zellman 5 points; Emily McGhee 9 points, 5 assists, 7 digs; Melissa Shoemaker 6 assists, 5 ditgs; Katie Love 5 points; Kaitlyn Nemetch 5 kills. Commodore Perry: No stats reported.
JV: Mercer, 25-19, 25-22.