Softball

Vatakis limits Union to 1 hit as Monessen reaches PIAA semifinals for 1st time
June 7, 2018
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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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West Greene rolls past Glendale in PIAA Class A 1st round
After a sloppy start, three-time reigning WPIAL softball champion and defending PIAA champ West Greene righted the ship and cruised to a 12-2 victory over

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Partyka homers twice as West Allegheny tops defending state champion Donegal in PIAA 1st round
With two swings of her bat, West Allegheny's Mackenzie Partyka picked a perfect time to double her home run output for the season. The senior

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Seton LaSalle’s Lexi Wagner earns state Gatorade Softball Player of the Year
Seton LaSalle senior shortstop/outfielder Lexi Wagner was named the state's Gatorade Softball Player of the Year on Monday. The Oregon recruit batted .680 with 14

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PIAA softball pairings: Baldwin, Frazier visit Penn State for Monday’s openers
The Baldwin and Frazier softball teams are hoping to visit Penn State more than once this month. The two WPIAL teams start their state playoffs

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This Week on the TribLive High School Sports Network – 06/03/2018
June 3, 2018
With the final district championships of the 2017-2018 school year in the rear view mirror, it time for the last state playoffs of the season to begin this week here on the TribLive High School Sports Network. We have coverage of the 2018 PIAA baseball and softball playoffs with First Round and Quarterfinals action along […]

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Westmoreland high school lookahead: June 4-9, 2018
Highlights of the week ahead in Westmoreland high school sports: MONDAY Softball After lengthy runs in the WPIAL postseason, a half-dozen local teams will open

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