PIAA softball quarterfinals roundup: West Greene rolls into state semifinals
June 7, 2018Reigning state champion West Greene continued its march through the PIAA softball tournament Thursday with a convincing 10-0 victory over McConnellsburg in the Class A
West Allegheny earns Taylor-made victory over Albert GallatinTwo-time WPIAL Class 5A champion West Allegheny was dressed to the nines in a 10-3 victory over Albert Gallatin on Thursday. Now they are Taylor-made
Southmoreland softball continues its historic run, reaches PIAA semifinalsDUBOIS — Southmoreland had to escape an early hole in Monday's PIAA Class 3A softball opener. But there was no need for late heroics Thursday
Monzo’s 8th-inning home run sends Hempfield back to PIAA semifinalsThis Monzo girl at Hempfield has been a mystery. She was born Margaret. She became Megan. andquot;I was named after my grandmother — it's a
Thomas Jefferson scores 3 in 7th inning to win PIAA quarterfinal contestCARLISLE — After starting the WPIAL playoffs as the 11th seed, there has not been a lot of pressure on the Thomas Jefferson softball team.
Latrobe held to 3 hits in PIAA quarterfinal loss to NazarethCARLISLE — After the traditional postgame huddle, Latrobe coach Rick Kozusko greeted each one of senior softball players. A hug, a smile, a thank you
Vatakis limits Union to 1 hit as Monessen reaches PIAA semifinals for 1st timeDominant, phenomenal, explosive and dominant again. Those are the words Union coach Anthony Conforti used to describe Monessen's Dana Vatakis following the PIAA Class A
Mt. Pleasant softball again avenges loss to WPIAL champion Belle VernonMt. Pleasant stewed about its WPIAL semifinal loss to Belle Vernon, a game in which the defending state champion Vikings finished without a hit and
Plenty of postseason history exists between local rivals Belle Vernon, Mt. Pleasant
June 6, 2018Since Bailey Parshall became the starting pitcher at Belle Vernon in 2015, the Leopards have won three WPIAL softball titles. The only year they didn't
Westmoreland County softball playoff preview capsules for Thursday’s gamesClass 6A Quarterfinals Hempfield (21-3) vs. Baldwin (13-5) 3 p.m. Thursday at Latrobe Winner plays: Winner of Latrobe (13-4)/Nazareth (20-4) Coaches: Bob Kalp, Hempfield; Vince
High school softball notebook: Hempfield continues to silence doubtersUnpopular opinion at Hempfield: the softball team is down this year. Many thought the Spartans were drained of their power pitching and hitting after last
Freshmen playing key roles in postseason for Westmoreland County softball teams
June 5, 2018Hempfield freshman Emma Hoffner peered through the fence near the backstop at Seton Hill last week and held up a posterboard. A day after celebrating
PIAA softball pairings: 4 all-WPIAL matchups in state quarterfinalsThe WPIAL is guaranteed at least four softball teams in the state semifinals this season. Thursday's PIAA quarterfinals will include four all-WPIAL matchups: Hempfield vs.
PIAA softball playoffs roundup: Albert Gallatin wins program’s 1st state playoff game
June 4, 2018Maddy Hershberger threw a two-hitter with eight strikeouts to help WPIAL third-place finisher Albert Gallatin capture the first state tournament win in program history with
Southmoreland rallies past Central for program’s 1st PIAA victorySouthmoreland worked hard enough to earn a spot in the state softball playoffs for the first time. The Scotties weren't about to let their run
Mt. Pleasant softball survives scare in PIAA Class 4A 1st roundDefending PIAA Class 4A softball champion Mt. Pleasant came about as close to losing a game as possible in the bottom of the seventh inning
Monessen edges Cambridge Springs in PIAA 1st roundDana Vatakis threw a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts to guide WPIAL runner-up Monessen to a 3-2 victory over District 10 champion Cambridge Springs in a
Defensive web gems lift Hempfield past Warwick in PIAA 1st roundA productive offense can sometimes lead to crisp defense when teams are able to play with leads in the softball postseason. It's a confidence thing.
Bunt singles, Parshall’s pitching help vault Belle Vernon into PIAA quarterfinalsFor one of the first times this season, Belle Vernon softball coach Tom Rodriguez stopped second guessing himself. As some of his batters struggled at
Latrobe scores twice in 7th inning to defeat Central DauphinLatrobe scored twice in the top of the seventh, and Kiley Myers set Central Dauphin down in the bottom of the inning to give the
Franklin Regional game tying goal and West Allegheny game winning goal in the boys 3A PIAA semifinal
Central Catholic stars out fast but the Seneca Valley’s defense comes up big in a win over Central Catholic during first round 6A WPIAL action at Fox Chapel High School.
Seton LaSalle’s Gabe Rosario scores with an assist from T.J. Cherry against Springdale during boys A soccer consolation game.
Shady Side Academy repels a late charge by Deer Lakes in the boys 2A WPIAL semifinal at North Alleghen
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