HS LACROSSE: Indiana exits playoffs
May 17, 2013 10:30 AM

LEETSDALE — Indiana bowed out of the WPIAL Division II lacrosse playoffs with a 15-9 loss at Quaker Valley on Thursday.

Indiana closed the season 10-4, reaching double figures in wins for the first time in the five-year history of the program.

Andrew Wetzel scored seven goals, and Nick Cornell and John Lewis Gatti each scored one.

Sean Rhodes made 17 saves in goal, and Keldon Spicher had six ground balls.

IASB teams score three wins

Indiana Area Soccer Boosters teams won three games and forged a tie in another in games over the weekend.

The U-10 Blackhawks defeated East Allegheny, 7-1.

Vince Belice led Indiana with four goals. Kaeden Parks and Noah Grattan each added a goal and an assist, Isaac Myers had a goal, and Josh Glaser chipped in an assist. Dominic Groman, Jack Mock and Nickolas Detwiler each played goalie.

The U-10 Red Hawks blanked Kiski, 4-0.

Aaron McKelvy scored a pair of goals to lead Indiana. Ethan Black and Ethan Shearer each had a goal and an assist, and Evan Jackson and Jack Turner each had an assist. McKelvy and Turner each played goalie.

The U-12 Indiana Thunder beat Kiski, 2-0.

Hannah Scardina and Sidney Turner each scored a goal for Indiana. Goalie Gabriella Spadafora notched the shutout.

The Girls’ U-10 Lightning tied Scottdale, 4-4.

Emily Sebring led Indiana with four goals. Alicia Mitchell, Giavonna Spadafora and Isabella Garzarelli each added an assist. Emily Scherf played goalie.

The U-12 Blackhawks lost their game, but no score or opponent was reported.

Jameson Kutz, Connor Ballas and Luke Ciocca each scored a goal for Indiana. Alex Beatty, Hunter Tackach and Ciocca each tacked on an assist. Sam Meil played goalie.

The U-17 team lost to Woodland Hills, 2-1.

Braydon Sharbaugh scored on a penalty kick for Indiana. Joel Knupp and Hunter Scherf shared goal tending duties.

The U-12 Red Hawks lost to Somerset, 10-1. Zach Somerville scored Indiana’s lone goal.

Ladies’ leagues name winners

Kathy Whitesel and Charlene Hornfeck won the Meadow Lane Ladies 18-Hole Golf League’s Oneses event on Wednesday, Whitesel for the 1-30 handicap group and Hornfeck the 31-40 handicap group.

Kathy Glassford and Theresa Wise won the special event, with the closest shots to the pin on No. 7.

Wise and Flora Isenberg won special prizes for birdies, and Hornfeck and Isenberg won prizes for chip-ins.

The league is seeking new players. For information, call (724) 465-6807.

• Betty Cook and Ginny McGinnis were the winners in the Indian Springs Ladies Tuesday Morning League’s event this week.

McGinnis won the six-pick event. Cook won the low putts and added a chip-in.

Hoge to sign autographs, book

HOMER CITY — Merril Hoge, former Pittsburgh Steelers running back and ESPN analyst, will appear for an autograph signing from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Luther Ford Lincoln-Mercury.

Hoge, who played for the Steelers from 1987 to 1993, will be signing his book “Find a Way” during the Luther Ford Lincoln-Mercury grand reopening.

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