After falling behind early, the Bethel Park baseball team rebounded for a 7-2 victory over District 11 champion Southern Lehigh in a PIAA Class 5A quarterfinal game played June 10 at Big Spring High School in Newville.
The Bethel Park baseball team bounced back from a WPIAL championship game loss with a 5-1 victory over Northern York in a first-round PIAA playoff game at Red Lion High School field.
For the second time in three games, the Mt. Lebanon girls lacrosse team surrendered a one-goal lead with less than two minutes remaining and the results were devastating.
South Fayette’s track season did not end May 29 with an historic gold medal in the 4x100-meter relay during the PIAA championships in Shippensburg.
Sandra Soltes and Delaney Nagy teamed up to help lead the Bethel Park softball team to a 9-0 WPIAL Class 6A semifinal victory over Pine-Richland May 26 at West Mifflin.
Reagan Murdoch’s six-goal effort went for naught as the Mt. Lebanon girls lacrosse team was unable to hold off Shady Side Academy, which came from behind to defeat the Blue Devils 9-8 and win the WPIAL Class AAA championship May 26 at Robert Morris University’s Joe Walton Stadium.
The Mt. Lebanon girls lacrosse team jumped to a five-goal lead and held on for a 13-10 semifinal playoff victory over Sewickley Academy May 24 at Canonsburg Memorial Stadium.
The Mt. Lebanon and Upper St. Clair baseball teams will each have to wait until next year after being eliminated from the WPIAL Class 6A playoffs.
Bethel Park (18-3) will battle for its first WPIAL baseball championship in 34 years when the Black Hawks take on top-seeded Franklin Regional (18-1) in the Class 5A title game set for 4:30 p.m. June 1 at Wild Things Park in Washington.
The Peters Township baseball team’s bid for a WPIAL championship faded after a 9-1 loss to top-seeded Franklin Regional in a Class 5A semifinal game played May 24 at Latrobe.
Megan Malecki of Bethel Park and Dani Prunzik from Upper St. Clair hurdled many obstacles on their way into the winner’s circle for track and field.
Luke Iovino lit a fire under his Mt. Lebanon teammates during a tight skirmish with neighboring Peters Township in the WPIAL Class AAA boys lacrosse playoffs.
Top-seeded Mt. Lebanon ended Peters Township’s season when the Blue Devils defeated the Indians, 16-7, in the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class AAA girls lacrosse playoffs.
Dani Prunzik of Upper St. Clair studies videos of renowned sprinter Justin Gatlin, hoping to pick up pointers from the five-time Olympic and 12-time World Championship medalist.
The South Fayette girls track team, competing with a limited amount of entrants, weathered the elements to finish as runner-up at the Baldwin Invitational.
Colin Barrett of Mt. Lebanon, Jake Bode from Peters Township, Charley Rossi of South Fayette and Sophia Shi from Upper St. Clair were among the area athletes recognized by the WPIAL as James Collins Scholar Athletes for 2021.
After losing the chance to play the 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Heather Scott and her Bethel Park softball team can tolerate a couple of weather postponements.
Chartiers Valley’s Brayden Reynolds added another honor to his basketball achievements when the senior guard earned first-team accolades on the Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State team.
Blaine Jones from South Fayette earned Western Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association (WPVCA) Player of the Week honors. An outside hitter, Jones shared the distinction with Shaler middle hitter Ian Weber and North Allegheny setter Caleb Schall. All are juniors.
Pennsylvania Sports Writers named Chartiers Valley junior Aislin Malcolm the Class 5A Player of the Year for girls basketball. She was also named first-team on the 2021 All-State team.
Chartiers Valley scored a pair of third-period goals, but the Colts were ultimately unable to overcome a second-period natural hat trick by Tanner Angello who led Indiana to a 3-2 victory in the PIHL Class A championship game played April 19 at Robert Morris University’s Island Sports Center.
The COVID-19 pandemic proved to be a challenge for scholastic wrestlers. Tournaments were limited and individual berths in postseason events like sectionals, districts and states were at a premium.
Porter Rauch of Upper St. Clair and Will Josefoski from Peters Township shared Class AAA Volleyball Player of the Week honors with Brendan Lee from Pine-Richland.
Mt. Lebanon, Upper St. Clair, Peters Township and Bethel Park are among the fiercest rivals in scholastic sports, but on April 19 their girls lacrosse teams will set their differences aside as they raise dough for the One Love Foundation.