Baseball

Mars celebrates 11th-inning victory over top-seeded West Allegheny in 5A playoffs
May 22, 2019
Four hours after first pitch, long after the sun had set, Mars players and fans joined together on Burkett Field to celebrate their 11-inning victory in the WPIAL baseball playoffs.

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Bethel Park’s Brandon Cole was 4 for 5 with a home run in a 3-2 win over Seneca Valley in the WPIAL quarterfinals May 21, 2019, at Boyce-Mayview Park.
Shoemaker’s single in 10th lifts No. 3 Bethel Park past Seneca Valley in WPIAL quarterfinals
May 21, 2019
Brandon Cole had four hits, including a solo homer, and Cooper Shoemaker knocked home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning as Bethel Park edged Seneca Valley, 3-2, in the WPIAL Class 6A baseball quarterfinals Tuesday at Boyce-Mayview Park.

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Franklin Regional’s Tommy Kegerreis celebrates as he scores during the third inning of a WPIAL Class 5A quarterfinal against South Fayette Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at West Mifflin High School.
Westmoreland baseball preview capsules: Games of Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Wednesday’s games

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Penn-Trafford’s Tyler Horvat (right) celebrates after scoring during the third inning.
Penn-Trafford baseball ousts Upper St. Clair, moves to semifinals
Penn-Trafford didn’t panic when Upper St. Clair took an early lead in Tuesday’s WPIAL Class 6A quarterfinal at West Mifflin.

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Pine-Richland’s Matt Wood bats against Norwin in the WPIAL Class 6A quarterfinals May 21, 2019, at Boyce-Mayview Park.
Maley’s walk-off single lifts No. 2 Pine-Richland past Norwin in WPIAL quarterfinals
Jake Maley hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the sixth inning to propel No. 2 Pine-Richland to a 2-1 victory over No. 7 Norwin in a WPIAL Class 6A quarterfinal baseball game Tuesday night at Upper St. Clair’s Boyce-Mayview Park.

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Shaler’s Justin DeSabato (20) celebrates after scoring the winning run against Gateway during a WPIAL 5A quarterfinal game May 21, 2019 at Fox Chapel.
WPIAL baseball playoffs roundup for May 21, 2019: Shaler takes down No. 4 Gateway
Shaler’s Justin DeSabato scored on a wild pitch in the top of the seventh inning and the No. 5-seeded Titans held off No. 4 Gateway in the bottom of the inning to secure a 2-1 victory in the WPIAL Class 5A quarterfinals Tuesday at Fox Chapel.

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Franklin Regional’s Andrew Muraco (center) celebrates his two-run home run with teammates during the third inning of their WPIAL Class 5A quarterfinal against South Fayette Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at West Mifflin High School.
Franklin Regional baseball advances to WPIAL semifinals for 1st time since 2001
Andrew Muraco changed gloves, then helped Franklin Regional change momentum in the sixth inning.

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New Castle celebrates after beating Greensburg Salem on a suspended game in the 11th inningTuesday, May 21, 2019 at North Allegheny High School.
New Castle edges No. 1 Greensburg Salem in 11th inning of WPIAL quarterfinal game
It took two days and two different venues.

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Freeport first baseman Matt Mitchell makes a diving catch against Deer Lakes Wednesday May 8, 2019 at Freeport Community Park.
Freeport baseball set to face Steel Valley in semifinals
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Blackhawk’s Hunter Woodward scores past Mt. Pleasant catcher Pete Billey during their WPIAL Class 4A playoff game Monday, May 20, 2019, at Fox Chapel High School.
WPIAL releases baseball semifinal sites
Greensburg Salem and New Castle still need to decide their WPIAL baseball quarterfinal, but the victor already knows its destination.

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Serra Catholic’s Jayden Mertz (5) and Mark Black (9) return to the dugout following Black’s two-run home run to open the scoring in a win over Avonworth on May 20, 2019, at Boyce-Mayview Park.
Serra Catholic tops Avonworth, reaches WPIAL semifinals for 5th straight season
May 20, 2019
Serra Catholic used a combination of small ball and long ball to beat Avonworth, 7-2, in a WPIAL Class 2A quarterfinal baseball game Monday at Upper St. Clair.

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Blackhawk’s Raymond Knallay is mobbed by teammates after his walk-off hit defeated Mt. Pleasant, 7-6, in their WPIAL Class 4A playoff game Monday, May 20, 2019, at Fox Chapel High School.
WPIAL baseball playoffs roundup for May 20, 2019: Blackhawk edges Mt. Pleasant in 8th
Ray Knallay’s infield single, his fourth hit of the game, scored Hunter Woodward from third base with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning to propel No. 4 Blackhawk to a thrilling, 7-6 victory against Mt. Pleasant in a WPIAL Class 4A quarterfinal baseball game Monday at Fox Chapel.

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West Allegheny starting pitcher Angela Costa throws against Plum during quarterfinal Monday, May 20, 2019 at Hampton Community Park.
WPIAL softball playoffs roundup for May 20, 2019: South Park wins on walk-off
Julie Shinavski’s walk-off single scored Chelsea Carozza in the bottom of the seventh inning as No. 3 South Park defeated No. 5 Beaver, 5-4, in a WPIAL Class 3A quarterfinal softball game Monday evening at Montour.

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Greensburg Salem pitcher Jack Oberdorf throws during a WPIAL Class 4A playoff game against New Castle Monday, May 20, 2019, at Fox Chapel High School.
Greensburg Salem, New Castle to continue quarterfinal game Tuesday
Greensburg Salem baseball coach Bill Wisniewski knew being seeded No. 1 in the WPIAL Class 4A playoffs wouldn’t be easy.

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Bach sharp as Yough takes down South Park in Class 4A quarterfinals
Jarett Bach’s first-round start didn’t meet his high standards, but Monday’s was surely one of his best.

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Beaver shuts out No. 14 Highlands in Class 4A quarterfinals
Monday’s WPIAL playoff game won’t go down as one of the best games Highlands played this season, but the 2019 season will go down in the record books as the best season of the new millennium.

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Westmoreland high school baseball preview capsules for games of Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Tuesday’s games

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Trib HSSN Baseball Player of the Week for games of May 13-18
May 19, 2019
The Trib HSSN Baseball Player of the Week is Our Lady of the Sacred Heart senior Jeff Zick, who threw a three-hit shutout in the Chargers’ WPIAL Class 2A first-round victory over Riverside.

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Trib HSSN Baseball Team of the Week for games of May 13-18
The Trib HSSN Baseball Team of the Week is Waynesburg Central, a team that won its first WPIAL playoff game in eight years with a Class 3A first-round victory last week.

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Greensburg Salem pitcher Matt Wicker delivers against Yough on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Greensburg Salem High School.
Westmoreland H.S. baseball capsules for games of Monday, May 20, 2019
WPIAL baseball playoffs

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