Keystone and Redbank roll to season opening wins

KSAC roundup

FOOTBALL

Keystone 86, Sheffield 0

SHEFFIELD - Keystone opened its 2020 season with an impressive 86-0 win over homestanding Sheffield Saturday (Sept. 12).

The Panthers' Zander McHenry scored on two punt returns and Nick Weaver scored on a pair of rushes to help lead the Keystone charge.

McHenry scored on punt returns of 35 and 68 yards.

Weaver scored from eight and 23 yards.

Keystone rolled to a 79-0 lead at halftime.

Panthers' quarterback Bret Wingard completed just one pass on the day but it ended up being a 35-yard touchdown to Keenan Heeter.

Caleb Nellis added a seven-yard TD scamper for Keystone while Peyton Means scored on a 51-yard touchdown run, Kyle Nellis scored from 16 yards out and Steven Shetler scored on a 10-yard rushing TD.

Cameron Easton, Isaiah Byers and Gavin Blazosky each returned an interception for a touchdown. Easton returned his interception 20 yards, Byers took back his pick 26 yards and Blazosky returned his interception 37 yards for the score.

Shetler and Nick Kosper each had a safety.

Keystone hosts Union/A-C Valley Friday (Sept. 18).

Redbank Valley 44, Curwensville 0

CURWENSVILLE Redbank Valley's Gunner Mangiantini completed 10-of-11 passes for 129 yards and four scores to help the visiting Bulldogs to a season-opening 44-0 thrashing of Curwensville Sept. 11.

Mangiantini also ran for a 39-yard score.

Mangiantini connected with Kobe Bonanno, Tate Minich, Marquese Gardlock and Trenten Rupp on his TD passes.

Bonanno hauled in a 14-yard score while Minich pulled in a 25-yard score. Gardlock grabbed his 25-yard scoring strike just before halftime while Rupp snared his eight-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter.

Hudson Martz led the Redbank Valley rushing attack carrying the ball eight times for 101 yards including a 25-yard scoring run.

Joe Mansfield also had two sacks for the Bulldogs.

Redbank Valley hosts Brockway Friday (Sept. 18).

BOYS GOLF

Siegel paces Lions to win at Hunter Station

TIONESTA Clarion-Limestone's Hayden Siegel carded a 36 to help the Lions to a win at the KSAC Megamatch held at Hunter's Station Golf Course Sept. 10.

C-L's Hayden Callen tied for third place by firing a 40 while the Lions Brady Fowkes finished 11th with a score of 46. C-L's Nick Aaron fired a 50 as the Lions finished two strokes ahead of Clarion 225 to 227.

The Bobcats' Jackson Fox and Devon Lauer finished tied for third with each golfer shooting a 40. The Bobcats' McKayla Kerle shot a 45 to tie for ninth.

Owen Kerle shot a 50 to help Forest Area to a sixth place finish in the team standings.

Owen Easton led Keystone by shooting a 47 while A-C Valley/Union's Broc Weigle and Evi Bliss each shot a 51.

Clarion places four golfers in top ten to tie for first at Foxburg

FOXBURG Clarion's Devon Lauer shot a 43 to lead a quartet of Bobcats in the top ten as Clarion tied with Moniteau for the team title at the KSAC Megamatch held at Foxburg Country Club Sept. 8.

The Bobcats' Jackson Fox added a 44 while McKayla Kerle and Owen Kriebel each carded a 49 as Clarion tied for first with Moniteau as each team shot a 237.

Clarion-Limestone's Hayden Siegel tied for medalist honors by shooting a 39. Hayden Callen added a 43 as the Lions finished in third place.

Owen Kerle posted a 49 to lead Forest Area while Owen Easton and Taylor Rupp each shot a 51 to lead Keystone.

Evi Bliss fired a 55 to pace A-C Valley/Union.

VOLLEYBALL

Clarion-Limestone 3, Forest Area 0

TIONESTA Cassidy Makray posted five kills for C-L to help the visiting Lions to a 25-11, 25-6, 25-7 win over Forest Area in KSAC volleyball Sept. 11.

Ruby Smith served for eight aces for C-L while Regan Husted dished out seven assists.