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Nate Noe, Northwestern – Tossed a three-hit shutout in a crucial 3-0 win over Mercyhurst Prep.
Josiah Karpenko, Corry – Drove in two runs on three hits in an 8-6 win over General McLane.
Isaac Mattson, Harbor Creek – Struck out 13 in a two-hit shutout in a big 3-0 win over General McLane.
Matt Hansen, McDowell - Scored three runs in a 10-0 win over East. He also had two hits and scored twice in a 13-2 win over Strong Vincent and had two hits and three runs scored in a 10-0 win over Strong Vincent. Hansen also had three hits and two runs scored in a 12-3 win over Northwestern.
Chris Pearson, Iroquois – Allowed three hits and one earned run in a shutout effort on the mound in a 7-2 win over Fairview.
Lucas Brown, North East - Scattered seven hits in a shutout on the mound in a 1-0 win over Fairview.
Kyle Wise, Saegertown – Had three hits and drove in four runs in a 12-0 win over Union City.
Gavin Hohn, Cambridge Springs – Went 4-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored in an 8-7 win over Maplewood.
Tanner Stanz, Warren – Struck out 13 and allowed six hits in a complete-game effort as the Dragons earned an important 9-1 win over Harbor Creek.
Josh Greggs, Fort LeBoeuf – Had three hits, including two home runs, and drove in six runs in a 14-9 win over General McLane.
Chris Vallimont, Mercyhurst Prep – Struck out 15 in a three-hit shutout in a 4-0 win over North East.
Logan Bellardo, Eisenhower – Went 2-for-2 and scored four runs in an 11-1 win over Iroquois.
Ryan Smerkar, Strong Vincent – Drove in three runs on three hits in a 10-3 win over East.
Carter Cross, Cathedral Prep – Had three hits and five RBIs in a 10-0 win over Central Tech. He also drove in two runs on two hits and scored twice in an 18-1 win over Grove City.
Garrett Duda, Seneca - Drove in three runs on two hits in a 6-3 win over Cochranton.
Jack Mahlon, Reynolds – Collected three hits in a 6-4 win over Mercer.
Meghan Loutzenhiser, Warren – Went 4-for-5 with a double and two RBIs against Strong Vincent and was the inning pitcher against Fort LeBoeuf with two hits, including a home run.
Alex Osborne, Northwestern – Started the week with two hits against Fairview before tossing a three-hit shutout in a win over North East. She also had two hits and one RBI against the Grapepickers before getting a double, a triple and five RBIs against General McLane. Osborne also tossed a three-hit shutout against Seneca.
Megan Kraus, McDowell – Struck out 12 in a complete-game effort on the mound in a crucial 6-4 win over Fort LeBoeuf. She also tossed a three-hit shutout in an 11-0 win over Strong Vincent and struck out 15 in a one-hit shutout over Mercyhurst Prep.
Sam Heverly, Seneca – Drove in four runs on three hits in a doubleheader sweep of North East.
Morgan Farley, General McLane - Hit two home runs, including a grand slam, in a 13-0 win over Girard.
Aubree Martin, Fairview - Went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs in a 7-4 win over Harbor Creek.
Joelle Conklin, Villa Maria – Had an RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Victors an 8-7 walkoff win over Seneca.
Shannon Baker, Corry – Struck out 13 and hit a home run in a 7-1 win over Conneaut. She also had four hits and three RBIs and struck out 14 in a four-hit shutout in an 8-0 win over Fairview.
Jolene Young, Fort LeBoeuf – Triple and drove in three runs in a 10-0 win over Mercyhurst Prep.
Brooke Chelton, Union City – Drove in four runs on two hits and scored two runs in a 7-5 win over Saegertown.
Amanda White, Cambridge Springs - Went 4-for-4 with two RBIs in a 10-2 win over Maplewood.
Chelsea Marriott, Hickory – Finished 3-for-3 with four RBIs and three runs scored in a 15-0 win over meadville.
Kaitlin Wojnarowski, Mercyhurst Prep – Drove in seven runs in a 12-8 win over Girard.
Natalie Brock, Cochranton – Struck out 14 in a no-hitter in a 2-0 win over Seneca.
Mackenzie Schwab, North East – Had an RBI single to give the Grapepickers a 5-4 walkoff win over Harbor Creek.
Jennifer Clark, Titusville – Struck out five in a one-hit shutout in a 3-0 win over Iroquois.
Olivia Lachica, Central Tech – Went 3-for-4 with five RBIs and three runs scored in a 16-2 win over East.
Jaricka Simmerman, Saegertown – Finished with four hits, four runs and four RBIs in a 13-3 win over Jamestown.
Boys track and field
Ian Behm, Wilmington – Heaved the javelin 156 feet, 2 1/2 inches for first place at the Mercer County Invitational.
Phil Beyer, Iroquois - Won the 800 meters at the Erie County Classic.
Austin Bowers, Girard - Won the 300 hurdles at the Erie County Classic.
Liam Cragg, Corry – Was the gold medalist in the triple jump at the Erie County Classic.
Carnell Hawkins, Sharon – Won the 100 dash at the Mercer County Invitational.
Dan Kuhn, Harbor Creek – Won the 400 dash by .01 of a second at the Erie County Classic.
Luke Lewis, Hickory – Broke the previous record in the shot put with a heave of 65-6 1/4 inches at the Mercer County Invitational.
Ben McGill, Seneca – Swept the discus and shot put competitions at the Erie County Classic.
Gary Olson, North East - Was an individual (1,600) and group (1,600 relay) winner at the Erie County Classic.
Josh Paluh, Fort LeBoeuf - Won the 110 hurdles at the Erie County Classic.
Ronald Pearson, George Junior – Set the long jump record at 22-4 1/2 during the Mercer County Invitational.
Brandon Reiser, Northwestern – Swept the 100 and 200 dashes at the Erie County Classic.
Kyle Sult, General McLane - Claimed first place in the javelin at the Erie County Classic.
Dan Wilcko, Fairview – Won the 3,200 by more than 14 seconds at the Erie County Classic.
Girls track and field
Autumn Byes, Villa Maria – Swept the 200- and 400-meter dashes as part of a quad meet win that clinched the Region 6 title for the Victors.
Alexis Cadden, Iroquois – Sprinted to victory in the 100 (12.84 seconds) at the Erie County Classic.
Emily Campbell, Slippery Rock – Set a new record in the discus (148 feet, 3 inches) at the Mercer County Invitaitonal.
Kendell Dickson, Meadville – Swept the long, triple and high jump competitions as part of the Bulldogs’ 120-25 non-region victory over Central Tech.
Hannah Drake, Wilmington – Won the long and triple jump competitions at the Mercer County Invitational.
Bethany Evankovich, General McLane – Won the 200 and 400 to also help the Lancers take the team title at the Erie County Classic.
Brooklyn Goodsel, Corry - Won the high jump competition at the Erie County Classic.
Heather Grober, Hickory – The Hornets freshman won the 100 and 200, the 300 hurdles and was the anchor in the winning 400 relay at the Mercer County Invitational.
Hailey Hall, Grove City - Was the only entrant to surpass 10 feet in the pole vault competition at the Mercer County Invitational.
Sarah Lucich, West Middlesex – Won the javelin competition (116-7) at the Mercer County Invitational.
Madison Przicina, Sharpsville – Was the only runner to cross the finish line in under 1 minute in the 400 final of the Mercer County Invitaitonal.
Abby Rose, Fort LeBoeuf – Set a new record in the javelin competition (136-1) at the Erie County Classic.
Brienna Roys, Sharon – Anchored the Tigers’ 1,600 relay to first place at the Mercer County Invitaitonal.
Katie Teed, Seneca – Was a triple winner for the Bobcats in their 95-55 Region 4 victory over Union City.
Grace DeMarco, Villa Maria lacrosse – Totaled nine goals over the Victors’ three wins last week.
Jarred Ferris, Cambridge Springs volleyball – Recorded 33 assists in the Blue Devils’ three-game victory over Fort LeBoeuf.
Jon Oskin, Fairview tennis – Won the District 10 Class AA singles title.
Kyle Reib, McDowell lacrosse – Recorded hat tricks in victories over Pittsburgh Central Catholic and Cathedral Prep.
Mike Sperry, Saegertown volleyball - Totaled 12 kills in a three-game sweep of Conneaut.