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Posted: April 23rd, 2014

Baseball
Region 1
Rocky Grove at Kennedy Catholic, 4 p.m.
Jamestown at Lakeview, 4 p.m.
Region 2
Commodore Perry at Wilmington, 4 p.m.
Hickory 10, Reynolds 9
Mercer at Sharpsville, 4 p.m.
West Middlesex 7, Sharon 5
Region 3
Saegertown at Cochranton, 4 p.m.
Union City 4, Maplewood 2
Region 4
Eisenhower at Youngsville, 4 p.m.
Titusville 8, Iroquois 4
Region 5
Seneca 6, Fairview 3
Northwestern 6, North East 4
Region 6
Slippery Rock 11, Grove City 3
Meadville at Oil City, 4 p.m.
Region 8
McDowell 4, Cathedral Prep 1
Non-region
Franklin 2, Mercyhurst Prep 1
Girard 11, Cambridge Springs 6
Strong Vincent at General McLane, 4 p.m.

Softball
Region 3
Saegertown at Cochranton, 4 p.m.
Union City 12, Maplewood 2, 5 innings
Region 4
Harbor Creek 10, Seneca 3
North East 15, Girard 0, 4 innings
Non-region
Grove City 13, Lakeview 12
Rocky Grove at Cambridge Springs, 4 p.m.
West Middlesex at Sharon, 4 p.m.
Reynolds at Wilmington, 4 p.m.
Slippery Rock at Commodore Perry, 4 p.m.
Strong Vincent at Conneaut (Ohio), 4:30 p.m.

Boys lacrosse
Non-region
McDowell at Meadville, 7:30 p.m.

Boys tennis
Region 1
Kennedy Catholic at Greenville, 3:30 p.m.
Hickory at Sharon, 3:30 p.m.
Region 2
Corry at Warren, 4 p.m.
Region 3
Harbor Creek 4, Fairview 1
Region 4
Cathedral Prep 5, Oil City 0
McDowell 5, Meadville 0
McDowell 5, Meadville 0
Non-region
Cathedral Prep 5, Titusville 0

Boys volleyball
Region 1
Saegertown def Fort LeBoeuf 25-21, 25-22, 28-26

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted: April 23rd, 2014

Fans can vote for the Breakout Team of the Week on the top right corner of the page. Voting continues through Saturday at 4:59 p.m. with the winner being featured Sunday in the Erie Times-News. Teams who have won the award this season are no longer eligible. Fans are encouraged to nominate teams by 5 p.m. each Tuesday. GoErie.com reserves the right to delete votes that have been recorded by a program that multiplies votes. These votes will be deleted without notice.

Saegertown baseball - The Panthers overcame a disappointing loss to Meadville to keep rolling with a big 9-5 win over Harbor Creek.
Franklin baseball – The Knights are off to a perfect 6-0 start this season.
Mercyhurst Prep baseball – The Lakers finished the first half of region play undefeated and they are 6-0 this year.
Cathedral Prep baseball – The Ramblers have won seven games in a row to begin the season.
McDowell baseball – The Trojans are off to a 6-0 start this year.
Wilmington softball - The Greyhounds won their first eight games and are in control of Region 2.
Cochranton softball – The Cardinals won several close games recently to stay undefeated at 6-0.
General McLane softball – The Lancers rallied to beat powerhouse Fairview 6-5 and keep their perfect season going at 7-0.
Strong Vincent softball - The Colonels gave McDowell a scare and upset Fort LeBoeuf to build momentum this year.
Warren boys tennis - The Dragons are undefeated at 7-0 and a few wins from locking up another region title.
McDowell boys tennis – The Trojans are in control of Region 4 and swept Class AA power Hickory.
Saegertown boys volleyball – The Panthers are 6-0 and 3-0 in Region 1.
Cochranton boys volleyball – The Cardinals are one of only two undefeated teams in District 10 at 4-0 overall and 1-0 in the region.
Villa Maria lacrosse – The Victors are on a roll with five wins in a row.
Wilmington girls track and field – The Greyhounds won the West Middlesex Invitational.
Greenville boys track and field – The Trojans took home the West Middlesex Invitational.

Posted in: Breakout Team
Posted: April 23rd, 2014

Five more District 10 athletes were honored this week we the spring season nears the midway point. McDowell’s Cody Ballay won the baseball poll, while

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Posted: April 22nd, 2014

Baseball Non-region Saegertown 9, Harbor Creek 5 Maplewood 2, Youngsville 1 North East 15, Jamestown 2, 5 innings Fort LeBoeuf 6, Meadville 2 Strong Vincent

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Posted: April 21st, 2014

The Erie Times-News sports department will run District 10 baseball and softball statistics in its May 2, 9 and 16 editions of Varsity. Coaches are

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Posted: April 21st, 2014

Baseball Region 1 Kennedy Catholic 7, Jamestown 4 Region 3 Cochranton 9, Maplewood 2 Region 5 Northwestern 11, Fairview 7 Region 7 General McLane 7,

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Posted: April 21st, 2014

McDowell senior Chris Jiuliante successfully completed Monday’s Boston Marathon in only his second career attempt at that distance. Jiuliante placed 4,941st out of an estimated

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Posted in: District 10, PIAA, Tennis
Posted: April 20th, 2014

McDowell senior Chris Jiuliante is one of the youngest participants scheduled to appear in Monday’s 118th annual Boston Marathon. Jiuliante, 18, qualified to be eligible

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Posted in: District 10, PIAA, Tennis
Posted: April 20th, 2014

Class A Rank School Rec. Prv 1. Iroquois 3-1 2 2. Cochranton 5-0 3 3. Saegertown 4-3 4 4. West Middlesex 5-1 5 5. Sharpsville

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Posted in: Softball
Posted: April 20th, 2014

Class A Rank School Rec. Prv 1. Lakeview 3-0 1 2. Union City 2-3 3 3. Cochranton 1-4 4 4. Rocky Grove 0-3 2 5.

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Posted in: Baseball
Posted: April 20th, 2014

Fans can vote for the Breakout Athletes of the Week on the top right corner of the page. Voting continues through Tuesday at 11:59 p.m.

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Posted: April 19th, 2014

Baseball Region 2 Wilmington 11, Sharon 5 Mercer 5, Hickory 4 Region 7 Corry 6, Girard 5 Region 8 McDowell 12, East 0, 5 innings

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Posted in: Baseball, Softball
Posted: April 18th, 2014

Baseball Region 7 General McLane 8, Fort LeBoeuf 5 Non-region McDowell 11, Waynesboro 6 Saegertown 11, Conneaut 0, 6 innings Meadville 10, Saegertown 5 Softball

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Posted in: Baseball, Softball

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