Briefs: South Fayette fourth in Bedford

January 25, 2014


South Fayette finished fourth and Jefferson-Morgan took ninth in the Bedford Wrestling Tournament Saturday night. Berlin-Brothersvalley won the team title with 205 points, one champion and three runners-up.

Mike Carr won at 132 and J.J. Walker at 160 for South Fayette.

John Demaske (126) and Bill Bowlen (170) were champions for Jeff-Morgan.

• McGuffey High School’s wrestling team finished 4-1 in the Sharon Duals, losing only to Franklin Regional in the finals. McGuffey defeated Shaler, Valley, North East and Sharon to make it to the finals.

Tyler Harris was the lone McGuffey wrestler to go 5-0 and had three pins.

College swimming

The Washington & Jefferson men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams swept the final home meet of the season Saturday afternoon at the Henry Memorial Natatorium. The men’s team defeated Hiram 100-90, while the women’s squad took down Hiram, 63-47, and Franciscan, 67-35.

The W&J women (10-3) were winners of 12 of the 13 events. Zoe Levenson captured two individual wins, the 50 freestyle (26.62) and 200 butterfly (2:28.04).

Jenny Matuszewski also had two wins: the 200 freestyle (2:05.45) and 500 free (5:36.06). Jennifer Suder dove to wins in the one-meter (212.40 points) and three-meter (221.00) segments.

W&J’s four seniors, Levenson, Margot Wummer, Bella Diaz, and Rosemarie O’Connor combined to win the 200 free relay in 1:46.66.

The Presidents’ men (6-4-1) collected wins in 11 of their 13 events. Ben Mancini won the 1,000 freestyle (11:03.64) and the 500 free (5:08.19, capturing both events this afternoon.

Mike Magdic captured the 200 IM (2:10.58) and the 200 backstroke (2:09.24). Nick Willison swam on two winning relay teams, 200 medley (1:44.64) and 200 freestyle (1:32.16) and was first in the 100 freestyle (49.41).

In the NHL

Kevin Shattenkirk and Alexander Steen scored shootout goals to lift the St. Louis Blues to 4-3 win over the New York Islanders following a puzzling goal reversal call in overtime.

Thomas Vanek appeared to score the winner for the Islanders on the power play with 1:15 left in overtime but the play was overturned on review.

• Jarome Iginla and Zdeno Chara each had two goals, Tuukka Rask made 25 saves and the Boston Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-1.



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