"Grand Island High School Sports Briefs for week ending Oct. 16, 2008"

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Girls Soccer - October 10, 2008
Grand Island 2 - Ken East 0
Jamie Raepple (GI) - goal
Jenna Raepple (GI) - goal
Kristen Wegrzyn (GI) - split goaltending
Sara Palazza (GI) - split goaltending

Boys Soccer - October 10, 2008
Grand Island 1 - Ken East 0
Bobby Ross set up Shaun Winterís winning goal midway through the first half as the Vikings handed the Bulldogs (9-1-3 NFL) their first league loss. Jeremy Figler earned the shutout for GI (6-5-2), making nine saves. Kory Hagan marked Kenmore Eastís Casey Sheean, the top scorer in the league. These two teams played to a scoreless tie earlier in the season. (Niagara Gazette report)

Girls Swimming - October 10, 2008
N-W 108 - Grand Island 76 Kristin Millar (GI) - first in 500 free

Girls Volleyball - October 10, 2008
Grand Island 3 - Niagara Falls 0
Chelsea Hall and Susan Pioli each had seven kills as the Vikings picked up the 25-14, 25-20, 25-20 Niagara Frontier League sweep. Also for GI (7-8 overall, 6-6 NFL), Mary Scherrer had five kills and six aces. Courtney Summers played well for the Falls (0-11). (Niagara Gazette report)

Varsity Football - Sat., October 11, 2008 - at Starpoint
Grand Island 42 - Starpoint 20
See 10/12/08 Niagara Gazette story by Nate Beutel.
See Niagara Gazette story - Vikings roll behind Oliverio's 4 TD passes

Boys Volleyball - October 9, 2008
Frontier 3 - Grand Island 1
Scott Holler (GI) - 14 kills - 3 aces - 12 digs
Mike Karpie (GI) - 9 kills - 6 blocks

Girls Swimming - Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Niagara Falls 98 - Grand Island 80
Megan McInerney (GI) - first diving

Boys Cross Country - Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - Reservoir Park
Lockport 24 - Grand Island 32
Lockport 17 -Niagara Wheatfield 42
Grand Island 20 - Niagara Wheatfield 35
Evan Tsembelis (GI) first, 16:39
Nick Masiello (GI) 4th

Girls Cross Country - Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - Reservoir Park
Grand Island 21 - Lockport 36
Grand Island 15 - Niagara Wheatfield 48
Lockport 15 - Niagara Wheatfield 46
Martina Tsembelis (GI) - first, 20:59
Top Five Finishers
Martina Tsembelis (GI)
Dominique DeGregorio (GI)
Megan Kaarpie (GI)
Allie Bartkowiak (Lockport)
Sarah Bartkowiak (Lockport)

Boys Soccer - October 14, 2008
Grand Island 3 - Niagara Wheatfield 1
Shaun Winter (GI) - goal
Jordan Gibson (GI) - goal
Christian Gibson (GI) - goal
Jeremy Figler (GI) - 8 saves

Boys Volleyball - October 15, 2008
Grand Island 3 - North Tonawanda 1
Scott Holler (GI) - 17 kills - 5 blocks
Jonas Stalyga (GI) - 15 kills - 3 blocks

Girls Soccer - October 15, 2008
Grand Island 0 - Niagara Wheatfield 0
Christina Ventresca (GI) - 17 saves
Kristin Wegrzyn (GI) shutout