Soccer

WPIAL Alum Q&A – Hannah Abraham
November 20, 2017
While most college athletes previously achieved great success playing a sport for their high school, Hannah Abraham followed a unique path. Abraham, a terrific player for West Virginia University soccer and an Albert Gallatin graduate, is this week’s feature for the WPIAL Alum Q&A. During her time at Albert Gallatin, Abraham did not participate on […]

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2017 PIAA State Girls Soccer Results – Norwin, Moon, SSA All Golden
Three WPIAL girls soccer teams went hunting in Hershey this weekend and all three returned to Southwestern Pennsylvania from the sweetest place on earth with a golden treasure. Norwin won a second PIAA girls soccer crown and first in 21 year in Class 4-A, Moon repeated as 3-A state champs by winning a third state […]

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2017 PIAA State Boys Soccer Results – QV State Champs, CWNC Runner-Up
A golden weekend at Quaker Valley High School began with a state boys soccer championship and concluded with district football gold. The Quakers won the first boys soccer title in two years for the WPIAL and claimed the schools first state soccer crown in 21 years when they won in the Class 2-A Finals. The […]

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Moon girls Blank Villa Joseph Marie To Defend PIAA Class 3A Soccer Championship
November 18, 2017
By David Bohr for TribLive.com HERSHEY — Moon left no question as to which girls soccer team is the current dominant power in Class 3A in Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon, winning its second straight PIAA title and its 43rd game in a row with a 1-0 victory over Villa Joseph Marie at Hersheypark Stadium. The […]

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Camp Hill Edges CWNC Boys Soccer In Overtime of PIAA Final
By David Bohr for TribLive.com HERSHEY — Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic had a comeback in the second half to take the PIAA Class A boys soccer championship to overtime Saturday afternoon at Hersheypark Stadium, but Camp Hill scored in the golden goal session to win the title 3-2. Dylan Mayanja took a cross from the […]

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Shady Side Academy Blanks Camp Hill To Claim PIAA Class A Girls Soccer Title
By David Bohr for TribLive.com HERSHEY — What a difference a year can make. Returning to the PIAA Class A girls soccer championship game at Hersheypark Stadium, Shady Side Academy washed away the memory of last year’s lopsided defeat with a 4-0 win over Camp Hill. The Indians (17-4) had more scoring opportunities in the […]

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It’s a Good Knight as Norwin Beats Neshaminy for PIAA 4-A Girls Soccer Crown
Sophomore Dani Iannuzzo scored the game’s only goal off a corner kick from senior Alyssa Victor in the 73rd minute, and Norwin’s girls soccer team captured its first state championship in any sport since 1996 with a 1-0 victory over Neshaminy Friday evening at Hersheypark Stadium. Senior goalkeeper Sam Wexell made five saves for the […]

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Quaker Valley Wins PIAA Boys State Soccer Title
Throughout the 2017 season, one source of motivation for the Quaker Valley boys soccer team was a loss in the 2016 PIAA Class AA final. That 1-0 defeat against Lewisburg might have been in the back of the minds of the Quakers throughout a tight championship game against Lancaster Mennonite on Friday afternoon. But in […]

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This Week on the TribLive High School Sports Network
November 6, 2017
We continue the postseason ride on The Highway to Heinz and The Road to RMU while we begin our high school winter sports action and hit the state playoffs in two other high school fall sports this week here on the new TribLive High School Sports Network. We continue our exclusive coverage of the 2017 […]

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Penn-Trafford, Moon, Waynesburg & Greensburg CC Win WPIAL Girls Soccer Gold
November 5, 2017
Both Penn-Trafford (4-A) and Greensburg Central Catholic (1-A) claimed gold by beating defending champions. Waynesburg (2-A) beat an undefeated and untied team while Moon (3-A) won it all with an undefeated and untied record. Here are ALL the results from the 2017 WPIAL Girls Soccer Playoffs.  All results with (Trib) after them are matches you can […]

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NA, Montour, Shady Side & CWNC Win 2017 WPIAL Boys Soccer Titles
North Allegheny pulled off a late stunner to repeat as district champions, Montour and Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic pitched title game shutouts to win their first ever boys soccer titles and Shady Side Academy stunned all by winning their first 2-A boys soccer crown as a #15-seed. Here are all the results from the 2017 WPIAL […]

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First Boys Soccer Title for Montour as Spartans Blank West A in 3-A Finals
Backed by a relentless defense and a senior goalkeeper who stepped up in the waning moments of the game, the Montour boys soccer team made its finals debut count with a victory over top-seeded West Allegheny, 1-0, on Saturday night at Highmark Stadium to capture the WPIAL Class 3-A title. The No. 6 seed Spartans, […]

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Penn-Trafford Beats Rival Norwin to Claim WPIAL 4-A Girls Soccer Crown
Mackenzie Aunkst brought the game to a halt before bringng the crowd to its feet. The Penn-Trafford senior midfielder came set with the ball at the top right corner of the penalty stripe. She had two options and about two seconds to decide what to do: shoot or pass? Just like she did in the […]

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A Golden First: Waynesburg Beats Freedom for WPIAL 2-A Girls Soccer Title
The Waynesburg Lady Raiders made the most of their first ever trip to the WPIAL Championship Game, taking the 2A title with a 4-2 win over the defending champion Freedom Bulldogs.  The Raiders came out strong and really controlled the play throughout the first half, but two misses on very good scoring opportunities and some […]

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15th-Seed Shady Side Academy Takes Golden Path to WPIAL Boys 2-A Title
The Cinderella story of the 2017 Shady Side Academy boys soccer team continued at Highmark Stadium at Station Square as the #15 seeded Indians upset #1 Quaker Valley in the Class-2A championship by the score of 3-2 in double overtime. In this rematch of last year’s Class-2A title game, the top seeded Quakers came out […]

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CWNC Blanks Springdale in Boys 1-A Finals for First WPIAL Soccer Title
November 4, 2017
As the temperature dropped outside, the Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic boys soccer program heated up. The Trojans defeated Springdale 2-0 to win the WPIAL 1-A boys soccer Championship. Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic came into the contest with an overall record of 19-1 and section record of 14-0. The previous two meetings between the Trojans and […]

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Moon Nips Mars to Repeat as WPIAL Girls 3-A Soccer Champs
As a full moon gleamed upon Highmark Stadium, the Moon Tigers won their second straight Girls Soccer WPIAL Championship. Moon defeated Mars 3-2 and handed the Planets just their second loss of the season. Moon came into the contest on a 38 game winning streak and had only let up 5 goals all season. The […]

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Greensburg Central Catholic Dethrones Shady Side for Girls Soccer 1-A Gold
November 3, 2017
The score of 1-0 has been a significant one for both Greensburg Central Catholic and Shady Side Academy. The last two times these teams faced, the Centurions found themselves on the wrong end of 1-0 losses to the Indians, the most recent a 1-0 regular season loss on October 6 and prior to that in […]

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North Allegheny Repeats in Boys 4-A Soccer With Stunner Over #1 Peters
Cam Yurick’s goal with 5:31 remaining in the game lifted North Allegheny to a stunning 2-1 victory over the top-seeded Peters Township Indians in the WPIAL Class AAAA championship at Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh. Peters Township led most of the game but a bad bounce tied the score with 7:17 left to play and Yurick’s […]

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WPIAL Girls Soccer Semifinals Monday Recaps
October 31, 2017
There was a chill in the air Monday as the district girls soccer Final Four took place. The night got a lot colder for eight teams who came up short, but for those eight winners advancing to the championship finals, the golden pot at the end of the rainbow is not one victory away. Here are […]

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WPIAL Alum Q&A – Maia Russo
October 30, 2017
With the boys and girls WPIAL soccer championships to be decided later this week on the TribLive High School Sports Network, this edition of the WPIAL Alum Q&A focuses on the pitch. Maia Russo, a former standout for Fox Chapel and current member of Mercyhurst’s team, is under the spotlight this week. Russo became a […]

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This Week on the TribLive High School Sports Network
October 29, 2017
We open up the postseason ride on The Highway to Heinz and The Road to RMU while we crown district champions in three other high school fall sports this week here on the new TribLive High School Sports Network. We kick off our exclusive coverage of the 2017 WPIAL Football Playoffs with the Playoff Pairings […]

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WPIAL Boys Soccer Semifinals Saturday Recaps
When it rains it pours. And while the day was gloomy with rain and a windy chill, it was a day at the beach for the four top-seeds along with four others who were victorious in their Final Four match Saturday to earn a spot in the district finals at Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh. Here […]

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2017 WPIAL Girls Soccer Playoffs
October 24, 2017
You could say the 28 teams that saw their season end in the opening round of the district girls soccer postseason could ‘blame it on the rain’. In what has been a dry fall for the most part, the girls had to play Round One in a soaking rain on Monday. Most of the team […]

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This Week on the TribLive High School Sports Network
October 23, 2017
While the high school football ‘Stretch Run’ concludes, the high school soccer playoffs continue while both the girls volleyball and girls field hockey postseason begins this week here on the new TribLive High School Sports Network. We wrap up the Stretch Run of the 2017 WPIAL football season with Week Nine and The Network has […]

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