Soccer

High school roundup for Oct. 17, 2019: Trinity, Ellis School score first WPIAL wins
October 17, 2019
Hannah Abbondanza scored twice to lead Trinity (8-7-1) to a 6-0 victory over Laurel Highlands (7-11-0) in a Class AAA girls soccer preliminary round match Thursday night. It’s the first WPIAL playoff victory in program history. Olivia Mauro, Courtney Lowe, Alyssa Clutter and Courtney Dahlquist also scored for Trinity, which will face top-seeded Mars in the first round on Monday.

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Fox Chapel’s Kaylee Uribe controls the ball during a scrimmage against Franklin Regional Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, in Fox Chapel.
Rugged schedule sharpens Fox Chapel girls soccer for WPIAL playoffs
After a tough schedule that saw his team finish with a 6-6 section record, Fox Chapel High School girls soccer coach Peter Torres believes his squad is ready for the WPIAL playoffs.

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North Allegheny girls soccer reaches new heights with undefeated section season
Knocking down every obstacle on the way to a Section 1-AAAA crown wasn’t a one-year process for the North Allegheny girls soccer program.

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Shaler girls soccer sticks together through difficult season
Sticking together was the most important concept for the Shaler Area girls soccer team this season.

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Shaler’s Sam Bens (7) competes against Seneca Valley September 10, 2019 at Seneca Valley.
Shaler boys soccer sets tone with strong finish to season
If everything breaks a certain way, Shaler Area boys soccer coach Adam Hunter could see the program dropping to Class AAA when the WPIAL determines the next two-year enrollment cycle in November.

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Penn Hills soccer coach Ryan Hankey prepares his team for the 2019-2020 season August 19, 2019.
Penn Hills boys soccer players gain experience in challenging section
The Penn Hills boys soccer team’s record doesn’t tell the whole story in regards to the Indians’ season.

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Freedom’s Renae Mohrbacher (11) celebrates a goal with her sister, Jules, during their game against Quigley Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at Freedom Area High School.
With Mohrbacher sisters filling the net, Freedom girls soccer doesn’t skip a beat
Freedom girls soccer has a bit of a different look from the 2018 WPIAL championship team after the graduation of some key seniors and standout Jayden Sharpless transferring to North Catholic, but the results have been the same.

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Upper St. Clair’s Carson Bogan controls the ball in front of Moon’s Kylee Evans during their game Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Upper St. Clair. Moon won, 1-0, in overtime.
Perennial power Upper St. Clair set for another girls soccer playoff run
October 16, 2019
There is one constant in the Upper St. Clair girls soccer program: The Panthers annually advance to the WPIAL playoffs.

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Norwin’s Matthew Federovich battles Penn-Trafford’s Logan Brinko for the ball during their game Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at Norwin.
Soccer teams grin, bear it when WPIAL playoff seeds aren’t favorable
Playoff brackets can cause coaches to do a lot of hand-wringing as the WPIAL committee “holes up in some room somewhere” to draw up their tournament path.

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Knoch’s Daniel Olean battles Plum’s Cole Kelly for a header during a scrimmage on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Knoch.
Breaking down the 2019 WPIAL boys soccer playoffs
Here’s a look at the 2019 WPIAL boys soccer playoffs:

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Plum’s Bailey Walker (2) celebrates with Laura Pearlman (7) after scoring against West Mifflin on Sept. 18, 2019.
Plum boys and girls soccer teams earn premier seeds for WPIAL playoffs
The Plum boys and girls soccer teams enjoyed successful regular seasons and the WPIAL rewarded both with premier seeds on Wednesday when playoff brackets were unveiled.

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Norwin’s Kennedy Soliday (27) and Penn-Trafford’s Christina DeLuca (34) compete October 14, 2019 at Penn-Trafford.
Breaking down the 2019 WPIAL girls soccer playoffs
Here’s a look at the WPIAL girls soccer playoffs:

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Franklin Regional’s Aly Kindelberger
Franklin Regional’s Aly Kindelberger makes Division I commitment for volleyball
A versatile, 6-foot-1 hitter who can deliver from all three positions on the court, Franklin Regional junior Aly Kindelberger has all the tools and instincts to be a Division I volleyball player.

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Franklin Regional’s Blake Cooper (left) celebrates his goal with Anthony DiFalco during their game against South Fayette Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Murrysville.
WPIAL Clinched: Final boys soccer playoff field
October 15, 2019
Section play is over and the playoff field is set in WPIAL boys soccer. The top four teams in each section qualify for the district playoffs. All teams tied for a playoff spot in which head-to-head does not break the tie all qualify for the postseason.

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Derry’s Rylee Ellis scores past Burrell’s Hannah Koziarski (4) and Anna Novak during their match Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Burrell High School.
High school roundup for Oct. 15, 2019: Brownsville girls, Mohawk boys fill up WPIAL soccer playoff field
The Brownsville girls and Mohawk boys were the last two teams into the WPIAL soccer playoff field, punching their tickets with victories Tuesday night.

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Shady Side Academy’s Gabby Hill-Junke (19) celebrates her second goal with Nina Singh and Callie Davis next to Greensburg Central Catholic’s Jessie Nemeth during their game Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Fox Chapel.
Shady Side Academy roars into WPIAL girls soccer playoffs
Callie Davis, Melissa Riggins and Gabby Hill-Junke are a nightmare to make saves against, Shady Side Academy goaltender Molly Skvorak said.

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Seton LaSalle’s Paige Kuisis controls the ball in front of Carlynton’s Audrey Robb during their game Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Seton LaSalle High School.
Seton LaSalle girls soccer moves into playoff mode after dominating section play
Seton LaSalle’s girls soccer team was nearly flawless against section opponents this season.

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Penn-Trafford’s Malia Kearns (21) celebrates after scoring against Norwin with Emma Rain (9) October 14, 2019 at Penn-Trafford.
Penn-Trafford draws up plan of attack for girls soccer playoffs
Sitting on early leads will not be the strategy that takes Penn-Trafford far in the WPIAL Class AAAA girls soccer playoffs.

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Deer Lakes’ Gabby Weber works against Highlands’ Jessica Cekada during their game Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at Highlands.
Eight teams from A-K Valley join girls soccer championship chase
Highlands was the final girls soccer team from the Alle-Kiski Valley invited to the WPIAL playoff party as the Golden Rams clinched a spot out of Section 2-AA with Monday night’s 2-1 overtime victory over Apollo-Ridge.

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WPIAL girls soccer rankings through Oct. 14, 2019
Here’s a look at this week’s girls soccer rankings:

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