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Posted: April 11th, 2014

Baseball
Region 5
Mercyhurst Prep 3, North East 0
Region 7
Harbor Creek 3, Fort LeBoeuf 1
Region 8
Strong Vincent 14, Central Tech 6

Softball
Region 4
Fairview 10, North East 7
Seneca 15, Villa Maria 11
General McLane 4, Harbor Creek 0
Region 7
Strong Vincent 16, East 0, 4 innings
McDowell 5, Mercyhurst Prep 0

Boys lacrosse
Non-region
North Allegheny 17, Cathedral Prep 1

Boys tennis
Region 3
Fairview 5, General McLane 0
Harbor Creek 5, Girard 0
Non-region
Mercyhurst Prep 4, Corry 1

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball, Lacrosse, Tennis
Posted: April 10th, 2014

Baseball
Region 2
Sharon 10, Commodore Perry 9
Sharpsville 9, Reynolds 7
West Middlesex 9, Hickory 3
Region 3
Cambridge Springs 5, Maplewood 1
Saegertown 10, Union City 0, 5 innings
Region 4
Franklin 9, Titusville 1
Youngsville 17, Iroquois 4
Region 5
North East 4, Fairview 3
Mercyhurst Prep 9, Seneca 2
Region 6
Slippery Rock 15, Meadville 0
Grove City 10, Oil City 2
Region 7
General McLane 4, Warren 3
Harbor Creek 16, Girard 3, 6 innings
Corry 7, Fort LeBoeuf 5
Region 8
Cathedral Prep 11, Strong Vincent 1, 5 innings
Non-region
Lakeview 6, Cochranton 5
Wilmington 15, Jamestown 0, 3 innings

Softball
Region 1
West Middlesex 8, Reynolds 0
Region 2
Mercer 12, Jamestown 2, 6 innings
Lakeview 10, Sharon 5
Region 3
Maplewood 3, Cambridge Springs 2
Saegertown 13, Union City 4
Region 4
Fairview 4, Seneca 1
General McLane 7, North East 3
Villa Maria 18, Girard 5
Northwestern 4, Harbor Creek 1
Region 5
Franklin 20, Eisenhower 7, 6 innings
Rocky Grove 3, Youngsville 1
Region 6
Hickory 9, Conneaut 2
Corry 13, Slippery Rock 1, 5 innings
Grove City 13, Meadville 6
Region 7
Fort LeBoeuf 10, Central Tech 0, 5 innings
Mercyhurst Prep 22, East 2, 5 innings
McDowell 4, Warren 1
Non-region
Wilmington 7, Sharpsville 2

Boys lacrosse
Non-region
Grand River Academy (Ohio) 10, Meadville 4
Fairview 10, Cardinal Mooney (Ohio) 9

Boys tennis
Region 2
Warren 5, Corry 0
Region 3
Mercyhurst Prep 4, Girard 1
Non-region
Oil City 4, Sharon 1
McDowell 4, General McLane 1
McDowell 5, General McLane 0

Boys volleyball
Region 1
Cochranton def Rocky Grove 25-6, 25-6, 25-12
Fort LeBoeuf def Conneaut 24-26, 23-25, 25-23, 25-11, 15-8
Saegertown def Farrell 25-7, 20-25, 25-17, 25-14
Meadville def McDowell 17-25, 16-25, 25-20, 25-23, 16-14
Non-region
Cambridge Springs swept Maplewood 25-19, 25-27, 25-13, 26-24

Track and field
Region 1

West Middlesex swept Reynolds
Region 5
Girard def General McLane (boys)
General McLane def Girard (girls)
North East def Harbor Creek (boys)
Harbor Creek def North East (girls)
Non-region
Corry swept Union City
Slippery Rock def Franklin (boys)
Franklin def Slippery Rock (girls)
Warren def Cathedral Prep
Villa Maria def Warren
Eisenhower swept Otto-Eldred

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted: April 9th, 2014

Baseball
Region 2
West Middlesex 16, Commodore Perry 4, 6 innings
Wilmington at Hickory ppd.
Reynolds 4, Mercer 3
Sharpsville 16, Sharon 4, 5 innings
Region 3
Saegertown 11, Cambridge Springs 1, 5 innings
Union City 4, Cochranton 3
Region 4
Franklin 3, Eisenhower 0
Youngsville 7, Titusville 2
Region 5
North East 15, Seneca 0, 5 innings
Region 6
Conneaut 9, Meadville 7
Slippery Rock 13, Oil City 3
Region 7
Warren 6, Corry 1
Harbor Creek 5, General McLane 0
Region 8
Cathedral Prep 15, East 0, 4 innings
McDowell at Strong Vincent suspended in the top of the 5th because of a power outage with McDowell up 9-0
Non-region
Lakeview 11, Maplewood 1, 6 innings

Softball
Region 1

West Middlesex 10, Kennedy Catholic 1
Sharpsville 16, Reynolds 3, 5 innings
Region 2
Sharon 5, Mercer 0
Jamestown at Wilmington ppd.
Region 3
Cambridge Springs 10, Saegertown 5
Cochranton 2, Union City 0
Region 4
General McLane 2, Seneca 1
Harbor Creek 13, Fairview 5
Northwestern 6, North East 2
Region 5
Franklin 9, Rocky Grove 3
Region 6
Corry 10, Conneaut 1
Grove City 13, Slippery Rock 3, 5 innings
Hickory 16, Meadville 5, 5 innings
Region 7
Fort LeBoeuf 11, Mercyhurst Prep 0, 6 innings
Strong Vincent 8, Central Tech 7

Boys lacrosse
Non-region
Orchard Park (N.Y.) 16, McDowell 5

Girls lacrosse
Non-region
McDowell 8, Fairview 7

Boys tennis
Region 1
Hickory 4, Grove City 1
Kennedy Catholic 5, Sharon 0
Region 2
Rocky Grove 3, Corry 2
Titusville at Warren ppd.
Region 3
General McLane 4, Girard 1
Harbor Creek 3, Mercyhurst Prep 2
Region 4
McDowell 5, Cathedral Prep 0
Oil City 4, Meadville 1
Non-region
Fairview 5, Lakeside (Ohio) 0

Track and field
Region 4
Seneca swept Youngsville
Region 6
McDowell swept Central Tech

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted: April 7th, 2014

Baseball
Region 2
Commodore Perry 14, Mercer 11

Softball
Region 2
Lakeview 7, Mercer 5
Non-region
Iroquois 4, Hancock (Ky.) 3

Girls lacrosse
Non-region
Villa Maria 7, McDowell 6

Boys tennis
Region 3
Fairview 5, Mercyhurst Prep 0
Region 4
Cathedral Prep 5, Oil City 0

Boys volleyball
Non-region
Fort LeBoeuf def Rocky Grove 25-13, 25-15, 25-15

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted: April 5th, 2014

Yes, we’re aware that the District 10 baseball season has technically begun. However, many teams have not played a game. With that in mind, here’s a look at the Erie Times-News preseason rankings compiled by Tom Reisenweber:

PRESEASON DISTRICT 10 RANKINGS

BASEBALL

Class A
Rank School 2013 record
1. Cochranton 11-7
2. Rocky Grove 8-6
3. Eisenhower 6-12
4. Lakeview 6-10
5. Kennedy Catholic 7-6

Class AA
Rank School 2013 record
1. Saegertown 19-3
2. Sharpsville 15-6
3. Franklin 11-6-1
4. West Middlesex 13-5
5. Northwestern 11-6

Class AAA/AAAA
Rank School 2013 record
1. Cathedral Prep (AAA) 18-2
2. McDowell (AAAA) 15-8
3. Slippery Rock (AAA) 14-8
4. Warren (AAA) 15-6
5. Grove City (AAA) 15-7

Posted in: Baseball, District 10
Posted: April 5th, 2014

BASEBALL
Region 2
Commodore Perry at Sharon, ppd. TBA
Mercer at Hickory, ppd. until April 14
West Middlesex at Reynolds, ppd. TBA
Sharpsville at Wilmington, ppd. until Tuesday
Region 4
Iroquois at Franklin, ppd. until Tuesday
Eisenhower at Titusville, ppd. until Tuesday
Region 5
Mercyhurst Prep at Fairview, ppd. until Tuesday
Northwestern at Seneca, ppd. TBA
Region 6
Meadville at Slippery Rock, ppd. until Friday
Region 7
Fort LeBoeuf at Corry, ppd. until Monday
General McLane at Warren, ppd. until Monday
Harbor Creek at Girard, ppd. until Monday
Region 8
Central Tech at McDowell, ppd. until 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12
Non-region
Cochranton at Rocky Grove, 4 p.m., ppd. TBA
North East vs. Youngsville, ppd. TBA

SOFTBALL
Non-region
Strong Vincent at Corry, ppd. until April 14
Union City at Eisenhower, ppd. TBA
General McLane at Harbor Creek, ppd. until Friday
Saegertown at General McLane, ppd. TBA
Titusville at Grove City, ppd. until April 30

BOYS TENNIS
Region 1
Sharon at Hickory, ppd. until Tuesday
Region 3
Mercyhurst Prep at Girard, ppd. until Thursday
Non-region
Grove City at Titusville, 3:30 p.m. ppd. until Tuesday
Corry at General McLane, ppd. until April 21

TRACK AND FIELD
Region 3
Franklin at Corry, 4 p.m. ppd. TBA

Posted: April 4th, 2014

Baseball
Non-region
Cathedral Prep 10, Catalina Magnet (Ariz.) 3
Titusville 13, Seneca 3, 5 innings

Softball
Region 4
General McLane 16, Girard 1, 4 innings
Region 5
Titusville 10, Eisenhower 2, 5 innings
Region 6
Conneaut 12, Grove City 6

Boys lacrosse
Non-region
Cathedral Prep 9, Lake Catholic (Ohio) 3

Boys tennis
Region 3
Mercyhurst Prep 5, Girard 0
Non-region
Warren 5, Oil City 0

Track and field
Region 1
Sharpsville swept Kennedy Catholic
Region 2
Greenville swept Commodore Perry
Non-region
General McLane swept Fort LeBoeuf
Corry swept Titusville
Eisenhower swept Sheffield
North Clarion swept Eisenhower

Boys volleyball
Non-region
Saegertown def Cambridge Springs 25-22, 25-20, 24-26, 25-21
McDowell def Conneaut 25-20, 25-17, 20-25, 25-13
Maplewood at Cochranton, 7:30 p.m.
Farrell def Jackson (Ohio) 25-16, 25-13, 25-10

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted: April 2nd, 2014

Baseball
Region 2
Reynolds 6, Commodore Perry 3
Hickory 12, Sharpsville 10
Mercer 6, Sharon 5
West Middlesex 12, Wilmington 4
Region 3
Saegertown 11, Maplewood 1
Region 6
Conneaut 2, Grove City 1
Non-region
Mercyhurst Prep 12, Cochranton 2
Harbor Creek 15, Cambridge Springs 0, 4 innings
Franklin 12, Seneca 2, 6 innings
Meadville 4, Kennedy Catholic 3
Cathedral Prep 16, San Tan Foothills (Ariz.) 1, 3 innings
Oil City 1, Union City 0

Softball
Region 4
General McLane 5, Northwestern 4, 8 innings
Region 6
Conneaut 12, Grove City 6
Region 7
Warren 15, Central Tech 0, 4 innings
Non-region
Cochranton 7, Rocky Grove 0
Union City 7, Youngsville 4
Franklin 6, Maplewood 4
Sharpsville 9, Mercer 6

Boys lacrosse
Non-region
McDowell 24, Meadville 0

Boys tennis
Region 1
Hickory 3, Greenville 2
Grove City 4, Sharon 1
Region 3
Fairview 5, Girard 0
Mercyhurst Prep 4, General McLane 1
Region 4
McDowell 5, Oil City 0
Non-region
Kennedy Catholic at John F. Kennedy (Ohio), 4:30 p.m.
Warren 5, Elk County 4

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted: April 1st, 2014

Saegertown and Cathedral Prep are in the top 16 of the latest Prep Baseball Report high school baseball state rankings. Saegertown, the defending District 10 Class AA champion, is No. 8 in Class AA, while Prep is No. 16 in the Class AAA. The Prep Baseball Report ranks the top 16 in each class with teams to watch D-10 has multiple teams to watch, including McDowell (Class AAAA), Grove City (AAA), Harbor Creek (AAA), Warren (AAA), Mercyhurst Prep (AA), Northwestern (AA), Sharpsville (AA), West Middlsex (AA) and Rocky Grove (A).

Click below for the complete state rankings.

–Tom Reisenweber
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Posted in: Baseball
Posted: April 1st, 2014

Baseball
Region 2
Reynolds 5, Wilmington 4
Commodore Perry 14, Sharpsville 8
West Middlesex 7, Mercer 2
Non-region
Harbor Creek 12, Union City 2, 5 innings
Warren 15, St. Marys 2, 5 innings
North East 12, Cochranton 0, 6 innings
Slippery Rock 9, Girard 3
Hickory 19, Rocky Grove 5
Grove City 11, General McLane 10
Sharon 7, Kennedy Catholic 4

Softball
Region 5
Iroquois 12, Youngsville 0, 6 innings
Non-region
Rocky Grove 5, Meadville 4
Cochranton 4, Commodore Perry 0
Corry 6, Hickory 4
Union City 10, Kennedy Catholic 5
Franklin 3, Sharon 2
Mercer 19, Slippery Rock 2, 3 innings
West Middlesex 11, Grove City 1, 5 innings
Wilmington 13, Saegertown 1, 5 innings

Boys lacrosse
Non-region
Fairview 12, Allderdice 1

Girls lacrosse
Non-region
Fairview 16, Allderdice 5

Boys tennis
Non-region
Warren JFK (Ohio) 4, Hickory 1
Harbor Creek 5, Corry 0
General McLane 4, Meadville 1
McDowell 5, Kiski Prep 0
Grove City 5, Oil City 0

Track and field
Region 1
West Middlesex swept Sharpsville
West Middlesex swept Kennedy Catholic
Sharpsville swept Kennedy Catholic
Lakeview swept Reynolds
Wilmington swept Mercer
Region 2
Hickory swept Grove City
Region 5
North East swept Northwestern
Region 6
Mercyhurst Prep swept East
Fort LeBoeuf swept East
Cathedral Prep def Central Tech
Cathedral Prep def Strong Vincent
Villa Maria def Central Tech
Villa Maria def Strong Vincent
Central Tech swept Strong Vincent
Non-region
Titusville def Oil City (boys)
Oil City def Titusville (girls)

Boys volleyball
Non-region
McDowell def Rocky Grove 25-9, 25-11, 25-17

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted: March 31st, 2014

Baseball
Non-region
DuBois 10, Warren 6
Slippery Rock 11, Cambridge Springs 2
Cathedral Prep 17, Santa Cruz (Ariz.) 0

Softball
Non-region
Lakeview 7, West Middlesex 4
Corry 3, Titusville 2, 9 innings

Girls lacrosse
Non-league
Cardinal Mooney (Ohio) 11, Villa Maria 7

Boys tennis
Region 1
Greenville 4, Grove City 1
Hickory 5, Kennedy Catholic 0
Region 3
Fairview 5, General McLane 0
Harbor Creek 5, Girard 0
Non-region
Cathedral Prep 4, Mercyhurst Prep 1
Oil City 4, Sharon 1

Track and field
Non-region
Franklin swept Cranberry

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted: March 31st, 2014

The baseball season should get fully underway once the weather cooperates and District 10 has plenty of players and teams to keep an eye on. The Pennyslvania High School Baseball Coaches Association released its list of preseason all-state nominees to watch this year. Below are the nominees from District 10. The players on the list are submitted by their head coach.

Class Name School Year Position College
AAAA Matt Hansen McDowell Sr. 2B/SS Toledo
AAA Sam Riley Cathedral Prep Sr. P IUP
AAA Ted DeSanti Cathedral Prep Sr. 2B/SS IUP
AAA Charlie Fessler Cathedral Prep Jr. RF/LF Undecided
AAA Carter Cross Cathedral Prep So. CF Undecided
AAA Joe Barnhart Slippery Rock Jr. P Undecided
AAA Teddy Williams Meadville Sr. CF Millersville
AAA Isaac Mattson Harbor Creek Sr. P Undecided
AAA Patrick Brennan Harbor Creek Sr. C Navy
AA Ben Forcier Mercyhurst Prep Jr. 2B/SS Undecided
AA Scott Sada Saegertown Jr. RF/LF Undecided
AA Matt Thompson Saegertown Sr. P La Roche
AA Mitchell Wood Saegertown Sr. 2B/SS Undecided
AA Kyle Wise Saegertown Sr. CF Slippery Rock
AA Tyler Walters Saegertown Sr. C Slippery Rock
AA J.J. Bleday Titusville So. RF/LF Vanderbilt
AA Zach Guth Franklin Jr. P Indiana
A Adam Kirwin Rocky Grove Jr. P Undecided
A Jesse Staudt Cochranton Sr. CF Mercyhurst NE

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball

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