USC downs C-M

Upper St. Clair raised its record to 9-0 overall with wins against Canon-McMillan, 178-208, and Trinity, 175-207.

Nathan Piatt earned medalist honors in both matches, firing low scores of 31.

Against the Big Macs, Scott Jordan followed with a 34. Keith Kerber and Jack Urban carded 37s while Chand Vadalia finished with a 39.

Against the Hillers, Jordan and Urban each shot 32s. Kerber and Vadalia shot 40s.

PT teams win

Ellian Ascencio shot a 36 to lead Peters Township to victory over Bethel Park, 196-217. Christian Schreiber and Andrew Poon followed with 38 and 39 scores.

The Indians also defeated Chartiers Valley, 195-231, on the Par 36 course at the Club at Nevillewood in Presto.

Ascencio (38), Poon (38), Schreiber (39) Mason Takacs (40) and Will Burkhardt (40) led the way.

Logan Marnik (42), Zach Clayton (48), Garrett Underwood (49), Garrett Alcazon (44) and Max Suter (48) led the Colts, who slipped to 2-6 overall.

Meanwhile the Lady Indians dispatched Moon, 180-211, and edged rival Upper St. Clair, 158-159.

Allison Poon led the way against the Panthers, carding a 36. Ella McRoberts followed with a 39.

Delaney Kern fired consecutive 41s to contribute to both victories. She was the low scorer against the Tigers.

Morgan Byers also helped the Indians maintain their unbeaten streak this season.

PT improved to 8-0 in section and 10-0 overall with a win, 169-221, against Mt. Lebanon. Kern (38) and Poon (40) shot the low scores for the Indians.

WPIAL dates

Bids for individual championship commence this week as the sectionals will be held Sept. 16 for the boys. Upper St. Clair will host the Section 7-AAA tournament to be held at Lindenwood Golf Course.

The semifinals will be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 23 at Willowbrook and Hannastown Golf Clubs.

Qualifiers advance to the WPIAL championships to be held Oct. 1 at Fox Chapel Golf Club. Tee times start at 10 a.m.

The WPIAL Championships for girls AAA as well as AA will be held Oct. 2 at Diamond Run Golf Club in Sewickley. Tee times start at 8:30 a.m.

The WPIAL team championships will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at Cedarbrook Golf Club in Belle Vernon.

The girls team semifinals are set for 10 a.m. Oct. 7 at Pleasant Valley Golf Course while the boys will hold four semifinals on Oct. 8 at Beaver Valley, Indian Run, River Forest Golf Clubs as well as The Links at Spring Church.

Almanac Sports Editor

An award-winning journalist, Eleanor Bailey has been employed by Observer Publishing Company since 1982. She is the sports editor at The Almanac and a contributor for the Observer-Reporter.

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