PREP AND COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Brooke Downs Steubenville in Girls Socce
Three different Brooke players scored a goal as the Bruins defeated Steubenville, 3-1 in girls prep soccer action on Wednesday.
Brooklynn Mucheck got things going for the Bruins with the first goal of the game while Brooke Ohler made it 2-0 about one minute later.
Haley Martn also found the back of the net for Brooke while Hannah Buterbaugh had three saves. Bailey Serevicz also saw time in goal as she made five saves.
Anastasia Crisante scored the lone goal for Steubenville on a penalty kick.
Edison d. Weir
25-16, 25-19, 20-25, 25-22
RICHMOND — Karissa Speedy had 11 points, 43 sets and 15 assists as Edison defeated Weir. Corinne Freeman had 12 kills and 8 blocks for the Wildcats while Mikayla Petrisko compiled 16 hits, four kills, 13 points and six aces.
Bellaire d. Martins Ferry
28-26, 21-25, 25-15
Martins Ferry d. Bridgeport
25-20, 14-25, 25-19
BRIDGEPORT — Shelby Thomas tallied 11 points, seven aces and three assists while Suzanna Bruney compiled five points and 12 digs as Martins Ferry defeated Bridgeport.
In the Purple Riders’ loss against Bellaire, Rylie Doyle had fuve points and six digs while Kayla Theaker secured four points and three aces.
Pettit places 8th at MEC Championship
DANIELS — The West Liberty University women’s golf team missed the cut Wednesday but junior standout Kailey Pettit posted a Top 10 finish in the medal chase as the rain-marred Mountain East Conference championship splashed to a conclusion at Glade Springs.
With only the top six teams advancing to Wednesday afternoon’s third and final round, Coach Shane Rice’s youthful Hilltoppers were one of four teams to fall shy of the cut line when the second round was finally completed Wednesday morning.
Pettit, a junior from Moundsville earned the right to continue her pursuit of medal honors by posting one of the three lowest 36-hole totals of any golfer not playing for one of the six advancing squads.
The WLU standout made the most of her opportunity, firing a 7-over-par 79 to leapfrog six places and finish eighth in the medal chase at 38-over-par 254. Charleston’s Elizabeth Karsten took individual honors at 16-over-par 232.
Charleston also ran away with the team title, beating runner-up Notre Dame by more than 20 shots.
Wheeling places third at MEC
DANIELS — Led by a pair of top-15 finishes, the Wheeling University women’s golf team took third place at the Mountain East Conference Championships held Monday thru Wednesday at the Glade Springs Resort.
Wheeling shot rounds of 349, 362 and 352 (1,063) to claim the top-three finish in the team standings.
Senior Bailey Frederick posted the highest individual finish on the team after placing seventh overall. Frederick opened play with an 83, but carded a 91 on the second round. She managed to shoot up the leaderboard with a final round-77 to finish among the top-10 (251).
Freshman Emily Holzopfel also turned in a top-15 finish. She posted identical rounds of 86 on the first two days, before shooting an 87 (259) to tie for 14th overall.
Top 10 Finishes for
WLU’s Peterson, Moore
DANIELS — Two West Liberty University golfers cracked the Top 10 in the final medal standings Wednesday as the Mountain East Conference’s Men’s Golf championship tournament wrapped up its 3-day run at Glade Springs.
Howard Peterson IV finished in a tie for eighth place and Caleb Moore found himself all alone at No. 10 when the rain-marred event drew to a close under sunny skies late Wednesday afternoon.
Peterson, a sophomore from Weirton came through with his best round of the tournament on Wednesday. His 2-over-par 74 helped him jump four places in the medal chase to tie West Virginia Wesleyan’s Dan Morgret for eighth place at 11-over-par 227 for the 54-hole event.
Moore, a junior from Spencer, W.Va. who was low man for Coach Mike Ricci’s Hilltoppers each of the first two days, posted a solid 6-over-par 78 on Wednesday to finish at 12-over-par 228 for the tournament.
Glenville State’s Kyle Chung was the only player to break par for the week, cruising to a six-shot victory in the medal chase with a 1-under-par 215.
Concord won the team championship with a three-day total of 908. Charleston was second at 917 with Davis & Elkins taking third place at 923.