Soccer

Mt. Pleasant’s Marissa Garn heads the ball against Freeport during their WPIAL Class 2A quarterfinal on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, at Mount Pleasant Area High School.
Veteran trio corrals talented young Mt. Pleasant team
November 10, 2022
With only two seniors in the starting 11, one might think Mt. Pleasant lacks veteran leadership. That this team is just a bunch of whiz kids running around aimlessly.

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Greensburg Central Catholic’s Sara Felder works upfield against Springdale’s Mikayla Dileo on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Springdale.
Greensburg C.C. girls soccer gets rival Springdale at Norwin stadium, where Centurions are 9-0 since 2014
As if playing Springdale for a third time this season wasn’t enough to pique their interest, the site for Saturday’s PIAA Class A girls soccer quarterfinal has Greensburg Central Catholic and coach Kara Batey beaming.

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Moon’s Davi Jansson celebrates a goal in a Sept. 8 game against South Fayette.
High school roundup for Nov. 8, 2022: WPIAL champion Moon pulls off comeback win
November 8, 2022
Aedan Costa’s second goal of the game provided the winning margin as WPIAL champion Moon rallied from a two-goal deficit to earn a 3-2 win over Palmyra in a PIAA Class 3A first-round boys soccer playoff game Tuesday.

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Harbor Creek goalkeeper Ryan Humphreys celebrates after making the final save in a shootout against Deer Lakes during a PIAA Class 2A state playoff game on Tuesday.
Harbor Creek executes game plan, knocks out WPIAL champion Deer Lakes
Harbor Creek came into a matchup with Deer Lakes with a plan to sit back and counter.

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Winchester Thurston’s Alex Hauskrecht celebrates after defeating Charleroi in the WPIAL Class A championship game Friday at Highmark Stadium.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports on Nov. 8, 2022: Teams begin quest for state gold
November 7, 2022
Last fall, WPIAL boys soccer teams made history when they captured three PIAA championships.

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Mars’ Eden Gerlach battles Latrobe’s Cali Dyche for possession during their WPIAL Class 3A semifinal Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, at Gateway.
Mt. Pleasant, Latrobe girls soccer enter territory very familiar to Greensburg CC: PIAAs
November 6, 2022
For one local girls soccer team, the PIAA playoffs are old hat.

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Sewickley Academy’s Lucas Mendonca controls the ball against Beaver County Christian during a WPIAL Section 1-A game on Sept. 1.
Senior midfielder brings flair to Sewickley Academy boys soccer team
Sewickley Academy’s Lucas Mendonca knocked in the game-winning goal to lift the Panthers past Springdale in this year’s WPIAL Class A quarterfinals.

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Penn Hills boys soccer looking for path back to playoffs
The Penn Hills boys soccer team had the worst kind of luck during the 2022 season.

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Moon’s Ryan Kopay celebrates after defeating Ambridge in the WPIAL Class 3A championship game on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at Highmark Stadium.
Moon boys blank Ambridge to end WPIAL title drought, join girls in WPIAL winners’ circle
November 5, 2022
Moon coach Earl Pannebaker added context to the history his team made Saturday.

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Hampton’s Skye Bierker battles Mars’ Ainsley Ray for a header during their game on Sept. 26.
Bittersweet ending for seniors on Hampton girls soccer team
Hidden beneath the emotional hugs following Hampton’s first-round playoff loss was a sense of pride and accomplishment.

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Winchester Thurston’s Oliver Daboo celebrates his winning goal against Charleroi during the WPIAL Class A championship game on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, at Highmark Stadium.
Winchester Thurston boys soccer wins 2nd WPIAL title in row
Charleroi’s Cinderella run through the WPIAL Class A playoffs came to an end Friday night at Highmark Stadium as Winchester Thurston defeated the Cougars, 3-2.

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Moon’s Christopher Brancato eyes up the ball against South Fayette on Sept. 8.
WPIAL Class 3A boys soccer championship breakdown: Moon vs. Ambridge
November 4, 2022
WPIAL Class 3A boys soccer championship

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Seneca Valley’s Connor Oros controls the ball during a game against North Allegheny on Sept. 20.
WPIAL Class 4A boys soccer championship breakdown: Seneca Valley vs. Pine-Richland
WPIAL Class 4A boys soccer championship

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Moon’s Kayla Leseck heads the ball past Plum’s Emily Berrott (31) and Kaley Simqu during their WPIAL Class 3A semifinal on Tuesday.
WPIAL Class 3A girls soccer championship breakdown: Mars vs. Moon
WPIAL Class 3A girls soccer championship

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Charleroi’s Arlo McIntyre and Greensburg Central Catholic’s Jake Gretz pursue the ball Sept. 15.
WPIAL Class A boys soccer championship breakdown: Charleroi vs. Winchester Thurston
November 3, 2022
WPIAL Class A boys soccer championship

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Mt. Pleasant goalkeeper Laurel Rummel celebrates with fellow freshman Raygan Mizikar after defeating Freeport in a WPIAL Class 2A quarterfinal last Saturday.
Defense to provide backbone for high-scoring Mt. Pleasant in WPIAL girls soccer finals vs. Avonworth
To some people, a scoreless soccer game that goes into overtime might be a yawner.

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High school roundup for Nov. 2, 2022: Quaker Valley tops South Park, moves on to states
November 2, 2022
After a pair of upsets in the semifinals, a matchup of the top two seeds in the WPIAL Class 2A boys soccer playoff bracket happened in the third-place match Wednesday night.

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Mars’ Julia Lishia battles Latrobe’s Robin Reilly for a header during their WPIAL Class 3A semifinal on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, at Gateway.
Westmoreland, A-K Valley WPIAL soccer playoff capsule: Game for Nov. 3, 2022
WPIAL girls soccer playoffs

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Seneca Valley’s Beaux Lizewski controls the ball during a game against Fox Chapel earlier this season.
High school roundup for Nov. 1, 2022: Defending champion Seneca Valley gets back to WPIAL finals
November 1, 2022
Will Bruno, Max Marcotte and Beaux Lizewski scored as defending WPIAL champion Seneca Valley earned a return trip to the WPIAL Class 4A finals with a 3-2 victory over No. 4 Fox Chapel (13-4-2) on Tuesday night.

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Mt. Pleasant’s Caitlyn Fullman and South Park’s Brooke Paylo battle for possession during a WPIAL Class 2A semifinal Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022.
Mt. Pleasant girls advance to WPIAL Class 2A title game on Riley Gesinski’s OT goal
The Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team had to put in a little extra work, but it was well worth it as the second-seeded Vikings secured their spot in the WPIAL Class 2A championship by defeating third-seeded South Park, 1-0, in overtime in a semifinal Tuesday night at Peters Township.

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