Soccer

PIAA sets boys soccer semifinal sites and times
November 11, 2018
Seven WPIAL boys soccer teams will be involved in Tuesday's PIAA boys soccer semifinals. A rematch of the WPIAL Class A title game pits Greensburg Central Catholic (19-2) against WPIAL champion Avonworth (22-0-1). The Antelopes scored a shootout victory in the teams' match for the WPIAL title Nov. 1. GCC

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WPIAL girls soccer teams set for PIAA semifinal matchups
The PIAA girls soccer playoff tournaments have reached the semifinals, and five WPIAL teams still are alive in their quests for state championships. All games are Tuesday evening. It will be an all-WPIAL matchup in Class A as WPIAL champion Freedom (22-1) will face Shady Side Academy (14-4) at 6

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High school roundup for Nov. 10, 2018
November 10, 2018
Jillian Marvin scored midway through the second half to give Peters Township a 2-1 win against Cumberland Valley in a PIAA Class AAAA quarterfinal at Mansion Park in Altoona. CeCe Scott scored first goal for the Indians in the 13th minute . Gina Lukoskie tallied Cumberland Valley's lone goal in

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Late goal moves Deer Lakes boys soccer into state semifinals
Deer Lakes is developing a flair for the dramatic in the state soccer playoffs. A.J. Dorman scored the go-ahead goal with 3 minutes, 4 seconds remaining, and Deer Lakes kept its postseason run going with a 2-1 victory over Quaker Valley in a PIAA Class AA boys quarterfinal Saturday evening

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Sciorilli’s goal sends Franklin Regional boys soccer into PIAA semifinals
SLIPPERY ROCK -- One goal was going to be enough, given the way the Cathedral Prep and Franklin Regional boys soccer teams played defense Saturday. The teams stifled each other nearly from start to finish, until Jake Sciorilli found an opening. The sophomore scored from 12 yards out with 9

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Oakland Catholic girls soccer eliminates Hampton from PIAAs
There's little to no history between the Oakland Catholic and Hampton girls soccer teams, but those in attendance Saturday afternoon at North Allegheny might have mistaken the teams as longtime rivals. Hampton played physical and dictated pace of play for the majority of the match, but Eagles sophomore standout Hannah

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Navid-led Shady Side Academy holds off Mercyhurst Prep to reach PIAA boys soccer semifinals
Shady Side Academy wasted no time building what would normally be an insurmountable lead in the PIAA playoffs on Saturday. After a furious Mercyhurst Prep comeback, the Indians settled down with a late goal to put the match away. Wally Navid completed a hat trick with a penalty kick in

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Short-handed Greensburg Central Catholic clips Seton LaSalle, advances to PIAA boys soccer semifinals
With two starting forwards hobbled by leg injuries, including standout Pitt recruit Luke Mort, Greensburg Central Catholic had to do some reconfiguring -- of its schemes, its lineup and its outlook -- for the PIAA Class A boys soccer quarterfinals. Backups had to find their way into the flow, adjust

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Westmoreland County boys soccer preview capsules for Saturday’s PIAA quarterfinals
November 9, 2018
Boys soccer Class 3A Quarterfinals Franklin Regional (19-0-1) vs. Cathedral Prep (20-1) 4 p.m. Saturday at Slippery Rock High School Winner plays: Winner of Hershey (15-4-1)/West Allegheny (20-2) on Tuesday in the semifinals Players to watch: Zack Snider, Franklin Regional (Sr., MF); Liam King, Cathedral Prep (Sr., D) Corner kicks:

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PIAA boys soccer preview capsule: Deer Lakes vs. Quaker Valley
Boys soccer Class AA Quarterfinals Deer Lakes (19-1-1) vs. Quaker Valley (19-4) 3 p.m. Saturday at North Allegheny Winner plays: Winner of Shady Side Academy/Mercyhurst Prep Coaches: Jordan Wiegand, Deer Lakes; Andrew Marshall, Quaker Valley Players to watch: A.J. Dorman, Deer Lakes; Weston Grant, Quaker Valley Throw-ins: One week after

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Deer Lakes boys ready for ‘redemption game’ against Quaker Valley
November 8, 2018
It took just a few minutes for Deer Lakes to turn its focus from the jubilation of the biggest win in boys soccer program history to the next task at hand. The Lancers kept that lasered mentality throughout their regular season and postseason, and they're doubling it now in the

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Penn Hills soccer, volleyball players garner all-section honors
The historic season for the Penn Hills football program continues. However, the soccer and girls volleyball seasons came to a close, and individual honors have been announced. Six members of the boys and girls soccer and girls volleyball teams received all-section honors from the PA Big 56 this season. Senior

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With teammates hobbled by injuries, Ward takes on added role for Greensburg C.C. boys
When two teammates went down with ankle injuries in Tuesday's PIAA first-round soccer playoff game, Greensburg Central Catholic's Nate Ward did not become alarmed. Not that the junior forward would. Iroquois came back to close a three-goal deficit to one early in the second half before GCC escaped with a

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Wind, fatigue posed challenge for Deer Lakes boys in PIAA opening round
November 7, 2018
The first word A.J. Dorman used to describe his feeling after Tuesday's state boys soccer playoff opener didn't convey his exhilaration after scoring the double-overtime goal to give Deer Lakes a 1-0 win. Nor did it reveal his excitement for the Lancers' continued postseason run. No, Dorman had a more

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Senior midfielder Kranick setting the table for Franklin Regional attack
For a moment, think of Franklin Regional soccer player Auston Kranick in basketball terms, as a point guard. He sets up the offense. He controls the tempo. He directs the symphony when the ball crosses that center line. andquot;Yeah, but he is a point guard who can score,andquot; Panthers coach

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PIAA soccer playoffs roundup: Seneca Valley boys advance after double-overtime win
November 6, 2018
Keegan McVicker scored in double overtime to lift the Seneca Valley boys soccer team to a 3-2 victory over District 3's Hempfield in the opening round of the PIAA Class AAAA playoffs Tuesday night at Hempfield Area's Spartan Stadium. Jackson Wotus and Luke Rupert scored in regulation for the WPIAL

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Franklin Regional boys pepper Bellefonte with 54 shots in PIAA 1st-round victory
With the wind whipping at their backs, giving their shots a turbo boost, Franklin Regional raided Bellefonte with shots in the first half. One would have expected the wind to work against the Panthers in the second half when the teams flipped sides. Instead, the WPIAL champions breezed to victory

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Greensburg Central Catholic boys overcome injuries to defeat Iroquois in PIAA 1st round
ERIE -- Battered, bruised and battling heavy winds and a surging opponent, Greensburg Central Catholic faced all kinds of adversity Tuesday night. The Centurions showed their guts and got the glory. WPIAL runner-up Greensburg Central Catholic took a three-goal lead and withstood a pair of key injuries and a furious

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Norwin boys soccer team hitting reset button as PIAA playoffs begin
November 5, 2018
After a disappointing end to its quest for a WPIAL Class AAAA title, the Norwin boys soccer team is pushing reset on the season. The Knights walked away from Highmark Stadium as WPIAL runners-up after dropping a 5-2 decision to Seneca Valley on Saturday. But not all is lost for

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Westmoreland PIAA boys soccer capsules for Nov. 6, 2018
Boys soccer Class AAAA Norwin (17-3-1) vs. State College (12-5-2) 6 p.m. Tuesday at Bald Eagle High School, Wingate Winner plays: Winner of Cumberland Valley/Radnor Players to watch: Carter Breen, Norwin (Sr., F); Daniel Bennett, State College (Sr. F) Corner kicks: Norwin has not qualified for the state playoffs since

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