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PIAA softball quarterfinals roundup: West Greene rolls into state semifinals
June 7, 2018
Reigning 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

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West Allegheny's Ashley Seamon pitches to Albert Gallatin's Annalia Paoli during a PIAA Class 5A quarterfinal game June 7, 2018, at Peterswood Park.
West Allegheny earns Taylor-made victory over Albert Gallatin
Two-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

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Southmoreland softball continues its historic run, reaches PIAA semifinals
DUBOIS — Southmoreland had to escape an early hole in Monday's PIAA Class 3A softball opener. But there was no need for late heroics Thursday

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Hempfield's Margaret Monzo hits a solo shot to put Hempfield up 2-1 in the eighth inning over Baldwin during quarterfinal PIAA 6-A softball action at Greater Latrobe High School.
Monzo’s 8th-inning home run sends Hempfield back to PIAA semifinals
This 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

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Softball in catcher's mitt
Thomas Jefferson scores 3 in 7th inning to win PIAA quarterfinal contest
CARLISLE — After starting the WPIAL playoffs as the 11th seed, there has not been a lot of pressure on the Thomas Jefferson softball team.

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Latrobe held to 3 hits in PIAA quarterfinal loss to Nazareth
CARLISLE — After the traditional postgame huddle, Latrobe coach Rick Kozusko greeted each one of senior softball players. A hug, a smile, a thank you

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Monessen's Dana Vatakis pitches against Union during a PIAA Class A quarterfinal game June 7, 2018, at Peterswood Park.
Vatakis limits Union to 1 hit as Monessen reaches PIAA semifinals for 1st time
Dominant, 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

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Mt. Pleasant catcher May Klejka jumps into the arms of relief pitcher Meadown Uncapher after closing out Belle Vernon Area in the quarterfinal PIAA 4-A softball action at Greater Latrobe High School.
Mt. Pleasant softball again avenges loss to WPIAL champion Belle Vernon
Mt. Pleasant stewed about its WPIAL semifinal loss to Belle Vernon, a game in which the defending state champion Vikings finished without a hit and

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Belle Vernon's Bailey Parshall threw a no-hitter to defeat Ambridge on May 21, 2018, at Baldwin.
Plenty of postseason history exists between local rivals Belle Vernon, Mt. Pleasant
June 6, 2018
Since 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

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Hempfield's Maddie Uschock is safe at second base against Warwick during first round PIAA 5-A softball action Monday June 4, 2018 at Greater Latrobe High School.
Westmoreland County softball playoff preview capsules for Thursday’s games
Class 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

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Hempfield's Samantha Kline (5) talks with coach Bob Kalp during a game against Penn Hills on April 12, 2018, at Hempfield.
High school softball notebook: Hempfield continues to silence doubters
Unpopular opinion at Hempfield: the softball team is down this year. Many thought the Spartans were drained of their power pitching and hitting after last

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Hempfield catcher Emma Hoffner pumps her fist after the final out in a 3-1 victory over Latrobe Monday, April 23, 2018, at Greater Latrobe High School.
Freshmen playing key roles in postseason for Westmoreland County softball teams
June 5, 2018
Hempfield freshman Emma Hoffner peered through the fence near the backstop at Seton Hill last week and held up a posterboard. A day after celebrating

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Girls on the Hempfield varsity team celebrate after the WPIAL Class 6A title game Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Seton Hill. Hempfield won 2-1 in 10 innings.
PIAA softball pairings: 4 all-WPIAL matchups in state quarterfinals
The 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.

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PIAA softball playoffs roundup: Albert Gallatin wins program’s 1st state playoff game
June 4, 2018
Maddy 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

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Southmoreland rallies past Central for program’s 1st PIAA victory
Southmoreland 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

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Mt. Pleasant softball survives scare in PIAA Class 4A 1st round
Defending PIAA Class 4A softball champion Mt. Pleasant came about as close to losing a game as possible in the bottom of the seventh inning

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Monessen edges Cambridge Springs in PIAA 1st round
Dana 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

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Defensive web gems lift Hempfield past Warwick in PIAA 1st round
A 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.

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Belle Vernon's Bailey Parshall delivers a pitch against Bellefonte during a PIAA Class 4A first-round game Monday, June 4, 2018, at Peterswood Park. She struck out 10 to reach 300 strikeouts for the season.
Bunt singles, Parshall’s pitching help vault Belle Vernon into PIAA quarterfinals
For one of the first times this season, Belle Vernon softball coach Tom Rodriguez stopped second guessing himself. As some of his batters struggled at

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Latrobe scores twice in 7th inning to defeat Central Dauphin
Latrobe scored twice in the top of the seventh, and Kiley Myers set Central Dauphin down in the bottom of the inning to give the

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