Softball

Burrell’s Caroline Dynka scores behind Montor catcher Payton Wiernik in the first inning during the WPIAL Class 4A consolation game at Mars Area High School.
A-K Valley PIAA softball playoff capsules: Games for Monday, June 6, 2022
June 5, 2022
Class 4A

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Southmoreland’s Maddy Cyphert pitches against South Allegheny in the WPIAL Class 3A third-place game Tuesday, May 31, 2022.
Dual-powered approach working for Southmoreland softball team
Using two pitchers wasn’t always in the cards for Southmoreland softball, especially come playoff time.

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Neshannock’s Neleh Nogay celebrates after driving in a run during the WPIAL Class 2A championship game against Frazier on Friday, June 3, 2022, at Cal (Pa.).
19 WPIAL teams prepare for PIAA softball playoffs
The 2022 PIAA softball playoffs start Monday with 19 WPIAL teams searching for state gold, including recently crowned district winners Seneca Valley, Armstrong, Beaver, Avonworth, Neshannock and Union on the hunt for more treasures.

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Penn-Trafford’s Cameron Ponko celebrates her double during the WPIAL Class 5A championship game against Armstrong on Friday, June 3, 2022, at Cal (Pa.).
Penn-Trafford not shaken after WPIAL title-game loss, refocuses on PIAA playoffs
June 4, 2022
A mixture of stunned numbness and grace-in-defeat omitting from their faces, Penn-Trafford players and coaches posed for their runner-up photo but didn’t have to force smiles.

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Burrell’s Bella Stewart hits an RBI single against Montour in their WPIAL consolation game.
Burrell softball team eyes 1st PIAA win in decade
With its season on the line and a trip to the PIAA playoffs at stake, the Burrell softball team came up big Tuesday against Montour at Mars.

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Southmoreland’s Elle Pawlikowsky makes a catch for the final out against South Allegheny in the WPIAL Class 3A third-place game Tuesday, May 31, 2022.
Westmoreland notebook: GCC, Penn-Trafford, Southmoreland in PIAA softball playoffs
The PIAA softball playoff field is set and three local teams will begin play Monday.

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Greensburg Central Catholic junior softball player Isabela Marquez
Greensburg Central Catholic’s Marquez plays for late father
A silver, heart-shaped locket dangles from a necklace Isabela Marquez is wearing.

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Norwin’s Jack Whalen was a first-team pick in Section 2-6A this season.
Norwin notebook: Baseball, softball standouts earn all-section honors
Norwin athletes once again made their mark in the WPIAL’s two largest classifications this spring.

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Armstrong’s Jenna Clontz rounds the bases after hitting a walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning of the WPIAL Class 5A championship game against Penn-Trafford on Friday at Cal (Pa.).
Patience at plate pays off for Armstrong softball in WPIAL championship win
June 3, 2022
After earning a reputation as an aggressive batting aggregation, patience turned out to be a virtue for the Armstrong softball team Friday.

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Mt. Lebanon’s Tyler Smith (left) celebrates with David Shields after scoring the go-ahead run against Upper St. Clair during the WPIAL Class 6A championship game Tuesday at Wild Things Park.
Trib 10: New team in the top spot after WPIAL baseball finals
The gold has been earned this week by the 2022 WPIAL diamond champions as the district baseball and softball postseason comes to an end.

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Beaver pitcher Payton List (8) is mobbed by teammates after defeating Elizabeth-Forward, 6-0, in the WPIAL Class 4A championship game on Friday at Cal (Pa.).
Payton List fans 15, Beaver blanks Elizabeth Forward to repeat as WPIAL 4A champs
The beat goes on for the Beaver girls’ softball team.

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Avonworth’s Catherine Barie makes a running over-the-shoulder catch on a ball hit by Deer Lakes’ Anna Bokulich in the second inning during the WPIAL Class 3A softball championship game Wednesday	at Cal (Pa.).
Trib HSSN Softball State Rankings for June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022
With a handful of district playoff games remaining throughout the state, attention turns to the pursuit of one of the last championships in the 2021-2022 school year, the PIAA softball crown.

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Deer Lakes seniors with the runner up trophy for the WPIAL 3A softball championship Wednesday June 1, 2002 at California University.
Deer Lakes softball players turn attention to states after WPIAL title game loss
Jenna Bisegna was at the meeting point between disappointment over Deer Lakes’ 8-1 loss to Avonworth on Wednesday in the WPIAL Class 3A softball title game and getting energized for Monday’s PIAA first-round game as the Lancers met for practice Thursday afternoon.

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Seneca Valley celebrates beating North Allegheny in the WPIAL Class 6A softball championship game Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at Cal (Pa.).
Seneca Valley blasts past North Allegheny to win 1st WPIAL softball title since ’99
June 1, 2022
Seneca Valley started partying like it was 1999 — and 1992, for that matter.

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High school roundup for May 31, 2022: Hopewell tops Avonworth to make states
May 31, 2022
Stephen Slate hit a tie-breaking two-out RBI single in the bottom of the sixth to lead top-seeded Hopewell to a 3-2 victory over Avonworth in the WPIAL Class 3A baseball third-place game Tuesday.

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Burrell catcher Bella Stewart (left) celebrates with starting pitcher Katie Armstrong after beating Montour in the WPIAL Class 4A consolation game Tuesday at Mars Area High School. Armstrong struck out 16.
Katie Armstrong leads Burrell into PIAA softball playoffs for 1st time in 11 years
For the first time in 11 years, the Burrell softball team will be a part of the PIAA playoffs.

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Penn-Trafford’s senior softball twins, McKenzie (left) and Maddie Rapp.
Rapp twins overcome spinal fusion surgeries to help Penn-Trafford softball to WPIAL final
Maddy Rapp thought she might cause a scene when she walked through the metal detectors at Heinz Field in November when she watched her hometown Penn-Trafford Warriors play for a WPIAL football championship.

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West Greene defeated Greensburg Central Catholic, 13-3, in a matchup of top-five softball teams in WPIAL Class A.
2022 WPIAL Class A softball championship preview: West Greene vs. Union
WPIAL Class A softball championship

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Elizabeth Forward pitcher Shelby Telegdy struck out 12 to get the win as the Warriors clinched the Section 2-4A title with a 5-0 win over Yough on May 11.
Trib HSSN softball team of the week: May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022
The names change, but the Elizabeth Forward softball program just keeps on humming along victory avenue.

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Beaver pitcher Payton List celebrates a strikeout with Kayla Cornell during their WPIAL Class 4A quarterfinal against Freeport on May 23.
Trib HSSN softball player of the week: May 30, 2022
The way the WPIAL softball postseason schedule set up, with a first-round bye for top seed and defending champion Beaver in the Class 4A playoffs, the Bobcats had 22 days between their season-ending win over Laurel and their quarterfinal opener last Monday against Freeport.

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