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Athletes of the Week
Left to right: C. Howard '20 (Boys Cross Country), A. Chetia '20 (Volleyball), H. Ma '22 (Tennis), E. Brackin '22 (Field Hockey), J. Oliva '22 (Girls Soccer), J. Pethel '21 (Golf), S. Bingaman '21 (Football), C. Randazzo '22 (Boys Soccer)
Boys Cross Country
The Pioneers participated in the Woodridge Invitational at Virginia Kendall Park on Saturday, September 28. WRA placed 16th out of 19 teams.
Notes: R. Barrett (20:59.8), J. Colafella (21:38.9), C. Howard (21:52.2), M. McCaffrey (22:53.3), E. He (23:01.2), K. Zhang (23:09.3), A. Chen (23:22.0), A. Huang (24:06.7), A. Permpredanum (25:08.9)
Girls Cross Country
On Friday, September 27, WRA participated in the Gilmour Primeau Invitational. The Pioneers took 9th place out of the 15 teams in attendance.
Notes: O. Robinson (22:53.1), E. Heddesheimer (23:14.6), C. Fu (24:02.8), P. Bodnar (24:05.4), K. Winson (24:05.7), J. Tian (24:07.2), J. Ashley (24:44.3)
On Wednesday, September 25, the Pioneers took on Kent Roosevelt in a league match up. WRA won 1-0.
Goals: A. Richter (1)
Saves: L. Maule (4)
The Pioneers traveled to Pittsburgh on Friday, September 27 to take on Ellis. WRA was unable to find the back of the net and lost 0-2.
Saves: L. Maule (12)
On Tuesday, October 1, WRA hosted Stow in their last home game. The Pioneers dominated in a 2-0 win.
Goals: C. Szilagyi (1), J. Williams (1)
Saves: L. Maule (5)
The Pioneers hosted Lawrence on Wednesday, September 25, at Lake Forest Country Club. WRA (177) vs Lawrence (202)- J. Pethel 39, J. Beskid 40, E. Siegenthaler 48, A. de los Santos 50
On Friday, September 27, WRA faced off with Lake Ridge and won their 5th match in a row. This improves their season record to 12-3. WRA (175) vs Lake Ridge (245)- J. Pethel 41, N. Beskid 43, J. Beskid 45, E. Siegenthaler 46
On Saturday, September 28, WRA traveled to Ellet and lost 1-3.
Notes: 16-25 loss, 20-25 loss, 25-22 win, 23-25 loss
The Pioneers dominated Kenmore-Garfield in a 3-0 win on Tuesday, October 1.
Notes: 25-23 win, 25-14 win, 25-20 win
S. Grossman '23
On Saturday, September 28, the Pioneers hit the road to West Virginia to take on Wheeling Central Catholic. After losing 7-48, WRA's season record fell to 3-2. Darius McKenzie scored the touchdown for the Pioneers.
On Wednesday, September 25, the Pioneers played Cardinal Mooney under the lights at the Youngstown State University soccer field. WRA remained undefeated in the Tri-County Soccer League with a 1-0 win.
Goals: M. Hovan (1)
Saves: S. Bluso (5)
The Pioneers hosted Kidron Central Christian on Saturday, September 28. WRA won 2-0. This win gives the Pioneers at least a share of the Tri-County Soccer League title!
Goals: G. Hrivnak (1), A. Sinantha (1)
Assists: O. Hrivnak (1), M. Hadrys (1)
Saves: S. Bluso (1)
On Tuesday, October 1, the Pioneers won their fourth match in a row with a 3-0 win over Laurel.
Goals: M. Hovan (2), A. Rhea (1)
Assists: O. Hrivnak (2)
Saves: S. Bluso (6)
On Saturday, September 28, the #6 ranked Pioneers hosted league foe Kidron Central Christian. WRA won 1-0 which guarantees the Pioneers at least a tie for first place in the Tri-County Soccer League.
Shots on goal: 4
Corner kicks: 10
Goals: C. Brookes (1)
Assists: H. Ong (1)
Saves: S. Staddon (2)
O. Mills '21
On Wednesday, September 25, the Pioneers visited Shaker and lost 1-4.
K. Chen: 6-1 win, 7-6 loss, 10-1 loss
H. Ma: 6-3 loss, 6-3 loss
P. Garcha: 6-1 win, 6-3 win
R. Ge & L. Landry: 6-3 loss, 6-1 loss
A. Nguyen & C. Walker: 6-1 loss, 6-0 loss
On Friday, September 27, WRA traveled to CVCA. The Pioneers controlled the match in a 4-1 win.
K. Chen: 6-0 win, 6-0 win
H. Ma: 6-0 win, 6-2 win
C. Dodson: 6-3 loss, 6-4 loss
R. Ge & P. Garcha: 6-2 win, 7-5 win
L. Landry & J. Reef: 6-3 win, 6-3 win
On Tuesday, October 1 WRA hosted SVSM. The Pioneers won a close match 3-2.
H. Ma: 6-1 loss, 6-1 loss
C. Dodson: 6-3 win, 7-5 loss, 10-7 loss
C. Walker: 6-4 win, 6-1 win
K. Chen & P. Garcha: 6-4 win, 6-1 win
R. Ge & L. Landry: 6-3 win, 6-1 win