Minford tennis wins 4-1 over Portsmouth
PDT Sports Report
Visiting Minford left Portsmouth with a 4-1 win Tuesday over the Trojans, dropping only the first singles match.
The Falcons travel Thursday to Wheelersburg.
Ali Miller (P) def. Micaela Liles (M) 6-0, 6-0
Emma Shepard (M) def. Alex Scott (P) 6-1, 6-3
Emily Joyce (M) def. Lydia Cohen (P) 6-0, 6-3
Jamie Justice/Katie Singer (M) def. Sarah Raies/Allison Raies (P) 6-4, 6-2
Kristen Lewis/Hannah Harris (M) def. Mazie Lawson/Molly Kammler (P) 7-6, 6-2
Valley 5, Wheelersburg 0
Despite sweeping all five matches, Valley survived a scare from visiting Wheelersburg in Tuesday’s SOC II action.
The Indians travel Wednesday to Ironton and the Pirates return home Thursday to take on Minford.
Jessica Bender (V) def. Jessi Wright (W) 7-5, 6-3
Nicole Mills (V) def. Brianna Boggs (W) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Lauren Arguello (V) def. Amber Vaughn (W) 6-4, 6-4
Maddie Harley/Mackenzie Rowe (V) def. Maria Faulini/Kaylee Tilley (W) 7-5, 6-7, 6-3
Kali Mayo/Morgan Castle (V) def. Kristen Stringer/Brooke Goodson (W) 6-7, 7-6, 7-5
Wheelersburg def. Minford 25-16, 25-17, 25-11
Host Wheelersburg improved to 4-4 overall and 3-2 in SOC II play with Tuesday’s three-set sweep of SOC II rival Minford.
Fay Proehl led the Pirates with nine kills, Justice Silvey finished with nine digs and Hannah Duckworth recorded 23 assists. Wheelersburg travels Thursday to Oak Hill while the Falcons host West.
Minford 16 17 11
Wheelersburg 25 25 25
Northwest def. West 25-15, 25-7, 25-16
Northwest came away with a three-set sweep over host West in SOC II play as the Senators are without four of their varsity starters.
Maegan Lynn led the Mohawks (4-2, 2-1) with 16 points, Melanie Smalley and Haleigh Vastine each finished with nine kills. Korie Callihan finished with 12 digs and Megan Shupert recorded three kills in the loss for West (1-4, 1-4).
Both teams return to SOC II action Thursday. Northwest hosts Waverly and the Senators travel to Minford.
Northwest 25 25 25
West 15 7 16
Clay def. Green 25-20, 25-6, 25-8
There were aces a plenty for visiting Clay Tuesday in a three-set sweep over SOC I rival Green.
Marta Tomasi (12 aces, 18 points) and Kaylee Moore (20 points, eight aces) combined for 20 aces and 38 service points overall for the Panthers to lead the team. Sarah Pelfrey finished with 10 kills and Gabby Hickman was credited with 21 assists.
Clay is back on the road Thursday at Notre Dame.
Clay 25 25 25
Green 20 6 8
Waverly 4, Northwest 0
Jacob Purpero scored a pair of second half goals and Caleb Moore faced only one shot as host Waverly shut out Northwest 4-0 in SOC II action.
Drew Scarberry stopped 18 shots for the Mohawks. The Tigers travel Saturday to Athens and Northwest goes Thursday to New Boston.
Northwest 0 0 — 0
Waverly 1 3 — 4
First Half: Waverly — Nick Bradley (Jonathan Burkitt).
Second Half: Waverly — Jacob Purpero (Alex Brown); Waverly — Jacob Purpero (unassisted); Waverly — Alex Pierce (unassisted).
Saves: Northwest — Drew Scarberry (18); Waverly — Caleb Moore (1).
Records: Northwest n/a; Waverly 7-1 (3-0).
South Webster 6, Clay 1
Host South Webster exploded for six goals in Tuesday’s 6-1 win over SOC I foe Clay, the Jeeps’ first conference win of the season.
Seth Goddard recorded two goals, Kyle Keaton had a goal and an assist and Derek Rowe finished with a pair of helpers in the victory. Mason Pelphrey scored the lone Panther goal to finish the scoring.
South Webster travels Thursday night to Minford.
Clay 0 1 — 1
South Webster 3 3 — 6
First Half: South Webster — Kyle Keaton (Derek Rowe); South Webster — Seth Goddard (unassisted); South Webster — Sean Lockhart (Derek Rowe and Kyle Keaton).
Second Half: South Webster — Seth Goddard (unassisted); South Webster — Kahler Rockwell (unassisted); South Webster — Andrew Salisbury (unassisted); Clay — Mason Pelphrey (unassisted).
Saves: Clay — Michael Gleason (10); South Webster — Lance Swords (o).
Records: Clay n/a; South Webster 4-2-1 (1-0-1).
SOC II Match #3 at Little Scioto
Wheelersburg enters next week’s final SOC II match at the Elks Country Club with a 48-shot advantage after capturing Tuesday’s third SOC II match at Little Scioto with a team score of 162.
Mitchell McFarland paced the Pirates and all golfers with a 35 while Daniel Heffner was a stroke behind to lead Waverly, which finished second with a 175.
Northwest and West tied with a 188 but the Mohawks won the fifth man tiebreaker. Hunter Biggs scored a 44 for Northwest and Todd Galloway carded 45 for the Senators.
Valley’s Darby High finished with a 37 to help with Valley’s 211. Skylar Austin led Minford with a 47 as the Falcons finished with a 218.
The final preview will take place Monday and the final SOC II match is scheduled for Tuesday.
Wheelersburg (W) — 162
Waverly — 175
Northwest — 188
West — 188
Valley — 211
Minford — 218
Medalist: Mitchell McFarland (W) — 35
Valley sent four individual runners to Tuesday’s Piketon Cross Country meet.
In the boys race, Benji Justice finished in 67th place with a time of 24:12. In the girls event, Catherine McCroy finished 21st overall with a time of 25:14, Joheleen Taylor’s time of 28:40 was 47th-best, and Keinna Riddlebarger finished in 56th, crossing the line at 31:21.
Full results of the meet were unavailable at press time. The Indians will participate in this Saturday’s Northwest Invitational.
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