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Villa Maria bowling – The Victors have been on a roll to start the season with a four-game winning streak. Villa is one win from a perfect 5-0 performance in the first half of the season.
Greenville wrestling – The Trojans swept the Region 2 duals Saturday to take control of Region 2. Greenville is 6-0 in region matches and needs only three more wins to lock up the region title and clinch a playoff spot.
McDowell swimming/diving - The Trojans are off to a quick 2-0 this season in boys and girls.
Grove City swimming/diving – The Eagles’ boys and girls teams have won both of their matches early on.
Slippery Rock swimming/diving – The Rockets moved to 2-0 Monday in boys and girls.
Lakeview boys basketball - The Sailors are off to a 4-0 start this season and look like a strong contender in Region 2 and District 10 Class AA.
Warren boys basketball – The Dragons went 2-0 in the Warren County tournament before knocking off Titusville and picking up a huge win over McDowell.
North East boys basketball – The Grapepickers dominated the Mercer tournament before beating VisionQuest and Harbor Creek to start 4-0.
Northwestern boys basketball – Won the Cambridge Springs tournament and beat Corry and Conneaut to move to 4-0 on the season.
Cathedral Prep basketball – The Ramblers are red-hot with five straight wins to start the year. Prep’s closest win so far is a 70-60 season-opening win in Canada.
General McLane girls basketball – The Lancers won the Sharon tournament before routing East and Strong Vincent to get off to a 4-0 start. McLane has a huge showdown with Girard on Friday.
Girard girls basketball – The YellowJackets have two close wins over Harbor Creek (44-41) and McDowell (30-28) before a convincing win over Cambridge Springs on Tuesday.
North East girls basketball – The Grapepickers dominated the Oil City tournament before big wins over Fort LeBoeuf and Harbor Creek to start 4-0.
Warren girls basketball – The Dragons are beating teams by an average of 34.7 points per game with a 4-0 start.
Mercyhurst Prep girls basketball – The Lakers (3-0) have won 42 regular season games in a row and ended Bradford’s 25-game regular season winning streak on Monday.
Villa Maria basketball - The Victors are averaging 75 points per game early on at 2-0.
Hickory girls basketball – The Hornets dominated the Kittanning tournament before routing Rochester and Central Tech. Hickory moved to 5-0 Tuesday by beating Central Valley.
Franklin girls basketball – The Knights moved to 4-0 Tuesday with a win over Titusville. Franklin also won its own tournament and beat Seneca this year.
Slippery Rock girls basketball – The Rockets won the West Middlesex tournament before beating Sharpsville to start the season 3-0.