Frazier new No. 1 team in Western Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association Class A rankings

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Monday, October 9, 2023 | 11:50 AM


Frazier girls volleyball remained undefeated in Section 2-A last Thursday with a 3-1 win over California.

The Commodores, also 11-1 overall, are the new No. 1 team in Class A as the Western Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association released its latest WPIAL girls volleyball rankings Monday morning.

Serra Catholic (10-0, 8-0 Section 4) slipped from the top spot to No. 2, while Bishop Canevin (12-1, 9-0 Section 3) moved down one to No. 3 in Class A.

North Allegheny (8-0, 5-0 Section 1) holds on to the No. 1 spot in Class 4A, while Hampton (14-0, 9-0 Section 1) remains No. 1 in Class 3A. Freeport (12-1, 10-0 Section 5) again is the top team in Class 2A.

Burrell returns to the rankings in Class 2A at No. 8.

Section play enters the stretch run this week with the final section play date Oct. 19. The top four teams from each section again qualify for the WPIAL tournament.

The playoff pairings committee is scheduled to meet Oct. 20, with the playoffs tentatively set to begin Oct. 23.

Each week, every WPIAL girls volleyball head coach will has the opportunity to vote for the teams who will appear in the top 10 for each classification.

Also, the players of the week are selected based on coaches nominations.

Western Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association

Top-10 Polls – Week 6

Class 4A

1. North Allegheny (last week: 1)

2. Canon-McMillan (3)

3. Seneca Valley (2)

4. Penn-Trafford (4)

5. Upper St. Clair (5)

6. Pine-Richland (6)

7. Butler (7)

8. Peters Township (8)

T9. North Hills (9)

T9. Mt. Lebanon (10)

Out: None

Players of the week

Kennedy Peffer, Seneca Valley, So., OH

Ella Dindak, Penn-Trafford, Sr., S/RH

Ashley Hosni, Hempfield, Sr., OH

Vanessa Perez, Fox Chapel, Jr., MH

Class 3A

1. Hampton (last week: 1)

2. North Catholic (2)

3. Thomas Jefferson (3)

4. Oakland Catholic (4)

5. South Fayette (5)

6. Armstrong (6)

7. Trinity (7)

8. Knoch (8)

9. Latrobe (T-9)

10. Mars (T-9)

Out: None

Players of the week

Sydney Allen, Trinity, Jr., OH

Sienna Cozza, North Catholic, Jr., S

Kaylie Baumgart, Chartiers Valley, Jr., MH

Kali Allensworth, Armstrong, Sr., MH

Class 2A

1. Freeport (last week: 1)

2. Beaver (2)

3. Quaker Valley (3)

4. Avonworth (4)

T5. Neshannock (5)

T5. Keystone Oaks (7)

7. Southmoreland (6)

8. Burrell (NR)

9. OLSH (9)

10. Derry (8)

Out: South Allegheny (10)

Players of the week

Ava Pintado, Keystone Oaks, Jr., OH

Leah Schrecengost, Freeport, Jr., OH/RH

Jenna Haskey, Freedom, Sr., OH

Skyler Gates, Brownsville, So., MH

Class A

1. Frazier (last week: 3)

2. Serra Catholic (1)

3. Bishop Canevin (2)

4. Eden Christian (T-4)

5. Greensburg Central Catholic (T-4)

6. Carlynton (7)

7. Burgettstown (T-8)

8. California (6)

T9. Mapletown (T-8)

T9. West Greene (10)

Out: None

Players of the week

Cassidy Trahan, Serra Catholic, Jr., L

Julie Spinelli, St. Joseph, Sr., MH

Bailey Rafferty , Mapletown, Jr., S

Da’Cari Hall, Aliquippa, Sr., L

Michael Love is a TribLive reporter covering sports in the Alle-Kiski Valley and the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh. A Clearfield native and a graduate of Westminster (Pa.), he joined the Trib in 2002 after spending five years at the Clearfield Progress. He can be reached at mlove@triblive.com.

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