Football, volleyball, soccer and more: Erie County high school Top Performers, Oct. 24-29

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Collin Libra, Seneca: His four receptions for 95 yards included two for 34-yard touchdowns when the Bobcats won 40-13 at Maplewood.

David Bahm, Mercyhurst Prep: The quarterback was an efficient 14-of-17 through the air for 173 yards and two touchdowns during the Lakers' 49-0 shutout of Mercer.

Nolan Carey, Corry: He accounted for a rushing touchdown, a passing touchdown and three extra-point kicks by the end of the Beavers' 39-14 victory vs. Titusville.

Dylan Sheeder, General McLane: The quarterback for the Lancers passed for two touchdowns, ran for two more and totaled 282 yards in offense when they beat Warren 37-16 in their regular season finale.

Ray Jackson
Ray Jackson

Ray Jackson, McDowell: He caught six passes for 90 yards and a touchdown on offense, plus an interception on defense, during the Trojans' 42-28 victory vs. Buffalo St. Francis at Gus Anderson Field.

Landon Wayne, Northwestern: His rushing touchdown on a sweep with 1 minutes, 27 seconds left in the fourth quarter gave the Wildcats a permanent lead in their 31-28 non-region win at Fairview.

Dajoure Hollingsworth, Cathedral Prep: He ran for 135 yards on only 15 carries and also scored the Ramblers' first four touchdowns during their 40-6 home victory vs. Buffalo's Canisius High School.

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Girls tennis

Anne Marie Prichard, Cathedral Prep: Her three-set victory as the Ramblers' No. 2 singles starter was the difference for their 3-2 quarterfinal victory vs. Lancaster Country Day in the PIAA Class 2A team tournament at Hershey.

Sofia Falvo and Lilli Beuchert, Cathedral Prep: Their 6-0, 6-1 victory in the No. 2 doubles match was the difference for the Ramblers when they beat South Park 3-2 in the first round of the PIAA Class 2A team tournament.

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Girls volleyball

Grace Sanfilippo, North East: Her 27 assists helped the Grapepickers defeat Slippery Rock in straight sets when they met in a District 10 Class 2A quarterfinal.

Halle Albers, Corry: She totaled 11 kills and six digs for the Beavers, who defeated the rival Fort LeBoeuf Bison in their four-set quarterfinal of District 10's 2A tournament.

Addica Sperry, Mercyhurst Prep: Her double-double (21 kills and 16 digs) helped the Lakers advance to the semifinals of District 10's 2A tournament with their four-set victory vs. Sharpsville.

Macy Testa, McDowell: The Trojans, with the aid of her eight kills and 12 digs, won the District 10 Class 4A championship match with a three-set sweep of Erie High.

Katelynn Olmstead, Fort LeBoeuf: Her team-high 12 kills, plus two digs, helped the Bison beat Greenville 25-15, 25-21, 25-21 in the first round of District 10's Class 2A tournament.

Julia Seth, Mercyhurst Prep: She surpassed 1,000 career assists during the third set of the Lakers' four-set victory against Sharon during the first round of District 10's 2A tournament.

Hannah Smith, Harbor Creek: Her nine kills were the most for the Huskies when they eliminated Franklin 25-19, 25-14, 25-14 in the first round of District 10's Class 2A tournament.

Boys soccer

Ryan Humphreys, Harbor Creek: The Huskies' goalkeeper was in net when they beat North East 1-0 in a District 10 Class 2A quarterfinal.

Michael Gennuso, Fairview: His goal in double overtime was the difference in the Tigers' dramatic 2-1 victory vs. Grove City in District 10's 2A quarterfinal round.

Kenny Zacks, Mercyhurst Prep: His two goals and an assist helped account for all the Lakers' offense when they eliminated General McLane 3-0 in the quarterfinals of District 10's 2A tournament.

Connor Cross, McDowell: He was the Trojans' goalkeeper when they shut out Erie High 4-0 in District 10's Class 4A championship match at Dollinger Field.

Dakota Longo, Iroquois: The hero of the Braves' 2-1 District 10 Class 1A quarterfinal win over Sharpsville scored the match's deciding goal with 58 seconds left in the second half.

Gio Masone, General McLane: His two goals accounted for half of the Lancers' offense when they defeated Hickory 4-1 in a District 10 2A tournament opener at Meadville.

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Girls soccer

Brooklyn Respecki, Genera McLane: She represented the Lancers' entire offensive output during their 3-0 win over Fairview in a District 10 Class 2A quarterfinal at Dollinger Field.

Trista Maloney, Harbor Creek: She was in net for the Huskies when they eliminated Cathedral Prep 1-0 in the teams' District 10 2A quarterfinal at Veterans Stadium.

Jenna Popowski, Fort LeBoeuf: Her natural hat trick comprised the first three goals for the Bison when they beat Slippery Rock 6-1 in a District 10 2A quarterfinal match at Veterans Stadium.

Grace Emmanuel, McDowell: She was a factor in all but one of the Trojans' scores (two goals and three assists) during their 6-0 shutout of Erie High in District 10's Class 4A title match.

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Taylor Bunce, Seneca: Her second-half goal was the decisive one for the Bobcats, who beat Eisenhower 3-2 in a District 10 Class 1A quarterfinal match at Titusville.

Madison Soudan, Girard: Her two first-half goals were the difference for the YellowJackets when they eliminated Mercer 2-1 in a quarterfinal of District 10's 1A tournament.

Destiny Miller, Harbor Creek: She scored twice for the Huskies when they eliminated Grove City 4-0 during the first round of District 10's 2A tournament.

Boys cross country

Luke Brown, Cathedral Prep: He was the only runner in District 10's Class 2A final who completed the course in less than 16 minutes (15:45).

Logan Byerly, Harbor Creek: He was the fastest runner for the Huskies (11th at 16:36) when they finished second in District 10's Class 2A team standings and qualified for a berth in the PIAA race at Hershey.

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Girls cross country

Ashley Post
Ashley Post

Ashley Post, Seneca: She recorded the fastest time (20:26) for the Bobcats when they finished first in the Class 1A team standings at the District 10 meet in Titusville.

Sarah Clark, Cathedral Prep: She was the Class 2A individual gold medalist (18:47) and also helped the Ramblers win the team title for their race during the District 10 meet at Titusvile.

Sydney Bayle, General McLane: Her fifth-place time of 19:28 was the fastest for the Lancers, who finished second as a team in the District 10 Class 2A race and qualified for the PIAA meet.

Boys water polo

Aidan Levis, Cathedral Prep: The second-team, all-state player for the Ramblers scored four times during the team's 10-6 victory vs. Upper Dublin in the seventh-place match of the state tournament.

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This article originally appeared on Erie Times-News: Erie County high school Top Performers for Oct. 24-29