High school roundup for April 9, 2024: Jake Pollaro powers North Hills past Mars

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024 | 11:24 PM


Jake Pollaro doubled, homered and drove in five runs to lead North Hills to a 9-4 victory over Mars in Section 3-5A baseball Tuesday.

Tristan Weismann doubled twice for North Hills (5-1-1, 3-0). Jake Johnson singled, drove in a run and walked twice for Mars (3-2, 1-2).

Albert Gallatin 8, Laurel Highlands 1; Albert Gallatin 9, Laurel Highlands 8 – Albert Gallatin (2-5, 2-0) swept a Section 2-4A doubleheader from Laurel Highlands (0-6, 0-3). In the first game, Jason Myers went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs and Gino Valenti was 4 for 4 with a double for Albert Gallatin. Connor D’Amico singled and drove in a run for Laurel Highlands (0-5, 0-2). In the second game, Valenti and Cyrus Potkul each had a single, double and two RBIs and Alex Dolobach doubled and plated two for Albert Gallatin. Devan Krivosky doubled twice and drove in four for Laurel Highlands.

Armstrong 5, Penn Hills 2 – Rory Pschirer and Logan Badac each knocked in a pair of runs and Mason Schrecengost smacked a double to lead Armstrong (2-4, 1-4) to a Section 1-5A. Connor Bollinger slapped a double for Penn Hills (0-5, 0-5).

Avella 13, Jefferson-Morgan 3 – Brian Martos and winning pitcher Isaiah Bradick each doubled and Bryce Wright had two hits to lead Avella (4-0, 3-0) to a Section 1-A win. Brayden Ellsworth had a hit for Jefferson-Morgan (2-3, 0-3).

Avonworth 11, South Park 0 – John Dolan went 2 for 3 and drove in four runs while Aidan Tinker got the win for Avonworth (5-3, 1-0) in a Section 2-3A shutout win over South Park (2-3, 0-1).

Belle Vernon 3, Uniontown 1 – Colton Lee threw a complete-game one-hitter with 15 strikeouts to lead Belle Vernon (4-1, 1-0) to a Section 2-4A win. Tate Musko broke up Lee’s no-hit bid with a home run to lead off the bottom of the seventh for Uniontown (1-3, 0-1). Jake Gedekoh had an RBI single for the Leopards.

Bethel Park 7, South Fayette 3 – Ethan Stanhoff doubled and drove in two runs, Noah LeJeune doubled in a run and Santino Diulus got the win for Bethel Park (4-2-1, 3-0) in Section 2-5A. Tyler Schepis went 2 for 4 with an RBI for South Fayette (1-1, 0-1).

Blackhawk 4, Hopewell 0 – Winning pitcher Dylan Smith struck out five in seven shutout innings, Owen Keister doubled in a run, and Steve Knallay went 2 for 4 and to lead Blackhawk (1-2, 1-1) to a Section 1-4A win. John Vescio had a pair of hits for Hopewell (5-3, 2-1).

Canon-McMillan 7, Norwin 4 – Nico Patragas hit a go-ahead two-run double in the top of the ninth to lift Canon-McMillan (2-4, 2-2) past Norwin (4-3, 2-1) in Section 2-6A. Cam Russell drove in two runs and Sam Meredith went 4 for 4 with an RBI for the Big Macs. Keegan Carr homered and knocked in two runs for the Knights.

Carlynton 21, Cornell 6 – Eric Firle and Jacob Hughes each drove in three runs while Jake Moldovan, Mike Jenkins and Dylan Sunderland knocked in two runs apiece in a Section 3-A win for Carlynton (5-4, 3-2). Cody Chetoka homered and had three RBIs and Logan Farbacher drove in a run for Cornell (0-2, 0-1).

Central Valley 1, Ambridge 0 – Zachary McLean tossed seven shutout innings, allowed one run and struck out 10 and Jadon Balewski knocked in the only run as Central Valley (4-3, 3-0) blanked Ambridge (1-3, 0-2) in Section 1-4A. Liam Baker had the only hit for the Bridgers.

Charleroi 3, Bentworth 0 – Kaden Woods gave up one hit and struck out 14 in a complete-game shutout as Charleroi (4-2, 2-1) beat Bentworth (0-5, 0-4) in Section 1-2A. Jake Corrin doubled and drove in a run for the Cougars. John Scott doubled for the Bearcats’ only hit.

Chartiers-Houston 8, Beth-Center 1 – Luke Camden went 2 for 4 with a double and Nathan Christy was 2 for 3 with two RBIs while Brady Gotfredson picked up the win for Chartiers-Houston (2-3, 2-0) in a Section 1-2A victory against Beth-Center (3-4, 1-3).

East Allegheny 3, Deer Lakes 0 – Joe Connors threw seven shutout innings, allowing four hits and striking out 10, to lead East Allegheny (4-0, 1-0) to a Section 3-3A win. Connors and Ryan Rupert each drove in a run for the Tigers. Noah Shurina, Charlie Cook, Lucas Derose and Anthony Smith had hits for Deer Lakes (2-4, 0-4). Smith struck out nine for the Lancers.

Eden Christian 9, Bishop Canevin 1 – Noah Emswiler doubled and drove in two runs while Enzo Natale pitched Eden Christian (6-1, 5-0) to a Section 3-A win. Klye Olszewski doubled for Bishop Canevin (2-1, 2-1).

Elizabeth Forward 13, Woodland Hills 0 – Joseph Crovak, Cy Herchelroath, Justin Frank and Nathan Grimm combined on a five-inning no-hitter for Elizabeth Forward (5-2, 2-2) in a Section 3-4A win over Woodland Hills (0-4, 0-2). Crovak doubled and drove in two runs for the Warriors.

Fort Cherry 13, California 1 – Matt Sieg doubled, homered and drove in three runs, Zach Serafin hit a three-run homer, and winning pitcher Blake Sweder doubled and knocked in a pair of runs as Fort Cherry (4-0, 2-0) rolled to a Section 1-A victory. Kaden Weston went 2 for 3 for California (2-5, 2-2).

Fox Chapel 15, Gateway 0 – Blake Krushinski hit a two-run triple while Troy Susnak, Kris Bandurski, Jeremy Haigh and Antonio LeDonne each doubled and drove in a run for Fox Chapel (6-2, 5-1) in a Section 1-5A shutout win. Noah Colberg had two hits for Gateway (0-7, 0-3).

Freedom 13, New Brighton 7 – Tommy Ward hit a two-run single as a part of a six-run eighth inning for Freedom (4-3, 2-1) en route to a Section 2-2A win. Brandon Ribar went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs for New Brighton (2-3 0-3).

Hampton 10, Kiski Area 2 – Ryan Scully doubled, homered and drove in three runs and Brady Long had two hits and two RBIs for Hampton (4-1, 2-1) in Section 4-4A. Nate Witt doubled and drove in a run for Kiski Area (3-2, 0-1).

Hempfield 10, Baldwin 0 – Carson Shuglie smashed a two-run homer while Chase Sikorski and Parker Donsen each knocked in two runs as Hempfield (8-0, 4-0) continued its hot start with a shutout of Baldwin (1-6, 0-3) in Section 2-6A. Gavin Sakely had a hit for the Highlanders.

Indiana 9, Knoch 1 – Ben Ryan went 2 for 3 with a home run and Ethan Shank homered and drove in two to lead Indiana (5-1, 2-0) to a Section 4-4A win. Trevor Smith added a single and double. Brady Wozniak homered for Knoch (2-4, 1-2).

Jeannette 13, Brentwood 4 – Kenny Himes and Michael Mason each went 3 for 4 with a double to lead Jeannette (3-1, 1-0) to a Section 3-2A win. Himes drove in three runs and Mason plated one. Amari Thomas, Brayden Luttner and Nick Rattigan each had two hits for the Jayhawks. Zach Wuenschell went 3 for 3 with a double and two RBIs for Brentwood (1-3, 0-3).

Keystone Oaks 21, Sto-Rox 2 – Roman Keaney had two hits and two RBIs, Vinny Kaplack drove in three runs, and winning pitcher Jake LaPorte fanned eight to lead Keystone Oaks (3-3, 3-0) to a Section 2-3A win. Mason Quarles drove in a run for Sto-Rox (0-1, 0-1).

Latrobe 7, Ringgold 2 – Brody Rumon slashed a three-run double, Jacob Cramer and Luke Nipar-Smith each doubled and Riley Smith struck out seven in six innings of work as Latrobe (6-1, 3-0) beat Ringgold (2-4, 0-2) in Section 2-4A. Demetri Lowe doubled for the Rams.

Leechburg 24, Summit Academy 1; Leechburg 15, Summit Academy 4 – Leechburg (3-3, 2-2) swept a Section 2-A doubleheader from Summit Academy (0-3, 0-3). In the first game, Jaxson Vargo went 3 for 3 with a double and six RBIs, winning pitcher Jayden Floyd and Mason Bertino each doubled and knocked in three runs, Mason Scitticat doubled and drove in a pair of runs, and Randy Rollinger doubled and plated a run for Leechburg. In the second game, Matt Williams crushed a two-run homer while Rocco Vigna, Jake Cummings and Chase Henry each finished with two RBIs for Leechburg.

Ligonier Valley 11, Apollo-Ridge 1 – Jake Petalino went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and Gavin Moore singled, doubled and drove in three to power Ligonier Valley (2-3, 1-2) in Section 3-2A. Parker Hollick also singled and doubled for the Rams. Richard Peach had two hits and an RBI for Apollo-Ridge (0-5, 0-4).

Mohawk 8, Wilmington 3 – Bobby Fadden hit a three-run double, winning pitcher Vinny Pezzuolo doubled and drove in two runs, and Cash Stratton and Jay Wrona each doubled for Mohawk (6-1) in a nonsection win. Ben Miller went 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs for Wilmington.

Montour 6, Beaver 1 – Jonathan Cecil and Maddox Tarquinio each hit a double and Matteo Weber picked up the win for Montour (5-1, 2-0) in Section 1-4A. Ty Butler singled in the only run for Beaver (4-6, 0-4).

Mt. Pleasant 7, Greensburg Salem 6 – Mt. Pleasant (4-3, 2-0) picked up a walk-off win against Greensburg Salem (0-3, 0-2) in Section 4-3A. Sonny Marne went 2 for 3 and Jordan Grieff got the win for the Vikings. Peyton Chismar doubled twice and Tyler Martin was 3 for 3 with a double for the Golden Lions.

Neshannock 9, Ellwood City 4 – Winning pitcher Jake Rynd and Dom Cubellis each doubled and drove in two runs as Neshannock (3-4, 2-2) prevailed over Ellwood City (3-4, 1-4) in Section 1-3A. Aaron Lake smashed a two-run home run for the Wolverines.

North Allegheny 12, Butler 4 – David Posey led all players with four RBIs, August Maslo tripled and drove in two runs, and Matthew Parreaguirre and Owen Schall each doubled as North Allegheny (5-0, 2-0) beat Butler (3-4, 1-3) in Section 1-6A. Noah Kollinger doubled for the Golden Tornado. Greg Schmidt got the win for the Tigers.

North Catholic 7, Highlands 0 – Thomas Schafale allowed two hits and struck out 10 in six shutout innings to lead North Catholic (2-2, 2-1) to a Section 4-4A win. Owen Beatrice doubled and drove in three and Anthony Sewecke tripled and had two RBIs for the Trojans. Boyd Brown and Kyle Krason each had a hit for Highlands (1-6, 0-2).

OLSH 8, Laurel 2 – Owen Minzer doubled, Gino Williams knocked in a pair of runs and Brady Brazell got the win as OLSH (5-3, 4-0) beat Laurel (3-2, 2-2) in Section 2-2A. Jacob McBride doubled and drove in two runs for the Spartans.

Penn-Trafford 8, Plum 0 – Ethan Septak collected four RBIs and Brayden Stone drove in a pair for Penn-Trafford (7-1, 5-1) in a Section 1-5A win. Colin Watson and Sean Franzi each got a hit for Plum (4-4, 2-2). Dom Delio picked up the win for the Warriors.

Peters Township 6, Trinity 5 – Jackson Stocker hit a game-tying two-run double and Zachary Miner delivered the go-ahead RBI groundout in a five-run fifth for Peters Township (3-4, 1-1) in a Section 2-5A win. Miner finished with two RBIs. Jonah Williamson hit a three-run homer and Gibson Havanis hit a solo homer for Trinity (3-2, 2-1).

Pine-Richland 8, Allderdice 1 – Sam Heckert homered and drove in two runs, Jake Waddell doubled and drove in a run and winning pitcher Tyler Vogel allowed one unearned run, one hit and struck out seven for Pine-Richland (6-2, 2-1) in a Section 1-6A win. Lukas Stead had a hit for Allderdice (1-5, 0-4).

Quaker Valley 15, Beaver Falls 0 – Nolan Wagoner, Jack Cindrich and Andrew Irving combined on a five-inning no-hitter as Quaker Valley (2-4, 1-3) beat Beaver Falls (0-3, 0-3) in Section 1-3A. Wagoner doubled and drove in three runs and Mike Ponzo doubled in a run for the Quakers.

Riverside 12, Shenango 1 – Hunter Garvin went 3 for 4 with a double, a home run and six RBIs and winning pitcher Zack Hare and Bo Fornataro each knocked in a run for Riverside (5-0, 4-0) in a Section 1-3A win over Shenango (3-4, 2-2).

Serra Catholic 21, Riverview 4 – Zach Black had three hits, including a triple, and three RBIs to lead Serra Catholic (6-0, 3-0) to a Section 3-2A win. Owen Dumbrosky, Max Black and Carmen Chiaverini also had three hits apiece for Serra. Eli DeVita had two doubles and two RBIs for Riverview (5-1, 3-1).

Seton LaSalle 15, Northgate 0 – Gio LoNero drove in three runs, Mark Weber went 2 for 2 and Jesse Fedorek allowed one hit and struck out three in four innings for the win as Seton LaSalle (5-1, 4-0) defeated Northgate (0-5, 0-2) in Section 2-2A.

Shaler 11, New Castle 2 – Winning pitcher Colby Weber struck out 11 in five innings, Brady Alexander doubled and knocked in three runs and Chase Beran tripled and had two RBIs as Shaler (6-1, 2-1) defeated New Castle (0-7, 0-3) in Section 3-5A. Alex Rodgers went 1 for 3 with an RBI for the Hurricanes.

South Allegheny 10, Steel Valley 0 – Winning pitcher Trenton Popovich struck out 11 in five innings and drove in two runs to lead South Allegheny (6-1, 1-0) to a Section 2-3A win. Hunter Fulmer and Dillion Pomocki each had three RBIs for the Gladiators. Logan Thomas went 2 for 3 for Steel Valley (1-5, 0-3).

Southmoreland 5, Brownsville 1 – Winning pitcher Ty Keffer fanned 17 batters as Southmoreland (1-4, 1-2) defeated Brownsville (0-3, 0-3) in Section 4-3A. David Billheimer was 4 for 4 with a double and three RBIs for the Scotties. Hunter Pelehac doubled for the Falcons.

St. Joseph 8, Rochester 3 – Charlie Ross singled, doubled and drove in three runs and winning pitcher Gabe Maltese had three hits, including a double, to lead St. Joseph (1-2, 1-0) to a Section 2-A win. Noah Cooper also singled and doubled for the Spartans. Logan Lyons doubled and drove in a run for Rochester (0-4, 0-3).

Thomas Jefferson 1, Chartiers Valley 0 – Luke Kosko tripled and Tyler Lesko singled him home in the first inning and Jason Siemon threw a complete-game one-hit shutout and fanned nine for Thomas Jefferson (8-0, 2-0) in a Section 3-4A. Ethan Ridgeway had the only hit for Chartiers Valley (2-1, 1-0).

Upper St. Clair 10, Connellsville 0 – Aidan Crochier hit a two-run home run, Carter Stein collected two hits and two RBIs and Eli Mandler doubled in a run as Upper St. Clair (3-6, 1-3) shut out Connellsville (3-5, 1-2) in Section 2-5A. Grayden Gillott doubled for the Falcons.

Valley 19, Shady Side Academy 0 – Jacob Staraniec doubled, homered and finished with five RBIs, Alexander Vagnier drove in three runs, Tyler Danko doubled twice and had two RBIs, and Dante Taliani, Julian Danko and Nikolas Heakins each knocked in a run as Valley (4-2, 2-1) exploded for 14 seventh-inning runs and blanked Shady Side Academy (4-1, 4-1) in Section 3-3A.

Washington 15, Frazier 0 – Ian Callan went 4 for 4 with a pair of doubles, a home run and two RBIs and Joseph Wilson doubled and drove in three runs as Washington (4-2, 3-1) shut out Frazier (4-4, 2-2) in Section 1-2A. Tyler Bainer got the win for the Prexies.

Waynesburg 6, Yough 3 – Nick Willard collected three hits and two RBIs and Alex Vansickle went 4 for 5 with three doubles and an RBI as Waynesburg (3-0, 2-0) scored three runs in the top of the 10th to beat Yough (2-4, 2-1) in Section 4-3A. Chad Corwin picked up the win for the Raiders.

West Allegheny 6, Moon 4 – Jonah Buglak and Will Gubba each doubled in two runs as West Allegheny (4-1, 2-1) bested Moon (3-4, 1-2) in Section 3-5A. Troy Sallis knocked in a pair of runs for the Tigers.

West Greene 8, Mapletown 1 – Hayden Hamilton threw a complete-game one-hitter with 15 strikeouts and Darren Knight went 3 for 4 with three RBIs to lead West Greene (1-2, 1-2) in Section 1-A. AJ Vanata struck out 11 in five innings for Mapletown (1-5, 0-3).

West Mifflin 6, McKeesport 1 – Corey Ruszaj went 1 for 2 with a pair of RBIs, Chase Maggio finished 2 for 4, and Justin Dillon got the win for West Mifflin (7-1, 3-0) in Section 3-4A. Brayden Lindsey went 3 for 3 for McKeesport (0-5, 0-2).

Softball

Albert Gallatin 6, Greensburg Salem 2 – Winning pitcher Avery Walls struck out 11, Tatum Durst drove in two runs and Maggie Quertinmont singled for Albert Gallatin (2-1, 2-0) in a Section 2-4A win. Wynter Scarpa and Patty Redinger doubled for Greensburg Salem (2-4, 0-1).

Apollo-Ridge 6, Greensburg Central Catholic 3 – Madison Butler hit a double and Malea Veneziani tripled to lead Apollo-Ridge (1-2, 1-0) to a Section 2-2A win. Julianna Saxion hit a double for Greensburg Central Catholic (0-1, 0-1).

Armstrong 6, Latrobe 1 – Shelby Cloak drove in two runs and Isabel Prazenica, Jessica Pugh and Natalie Ziegler singled to lead Armstrong (4-1, 1-1) to a Section 2-5A win. Sarah Blossey and Kayla Williams had hits for Latrobe (2-4, 1-1).

Beaver Falls 10, Hopewell 1 – Cali Legzdin went 4 for 4 with a triple, two home runs and eight RBIs and threw a one-hit shutout with 13 strikeouts to lead Beaver Falls (2-1, 1-0) to a Section 2-3A win. Allison Ramaley singled for Hopewell (3-4, 0-1).

Belle Vernon 7, Ringgold 4 – Bella Williams hit two doubles and Lauren VanDivner doubled for Belle Vernon (7-1, 2-1) to a Section 2-4A win. Daniella Vecchio doubled and Camryn Bucci and Annie Pelissero had three hits apiece for Ringgold (0-3, 0-1).

Bethel Park 11, Upper St. Clair 0 – Julia Miller tripled and Audrey Campbell hit an inside-the-park home run for Bethel Park (3-4, 1-1) in a Section 4-5A win. Sydney Fisher doubled for Upper St. Clair (3-4, 1-1).

Brownsville 6, Seton LaSalle 3 – Zaydee Downer had a double, home run and four RBIs and winning pitcher Ava Clark struck out 14 for Brownsville (2-2, 1-0) in a Section 4-3A win. Kiara Cerminara hit a double and triple for Seton LaSalle (1-3, 0-1).

Burrell 19, Valley 5 – Braelyn Jones went 3 for 4 with a double, triple, home run and six RBIs, Pyper Ferres homered and Sabrina Hoover, Sophia Gregg and Christina Gural each doubled for Burrell (4-2, 2-0) in a Section 1-3A win over Valley (0-5, 0-1).

Carlynton 15, Cornell 1 – Carlee Hughes hit a double and triple, Anna Hall drove in four runs, and Kenzi Tomaszewski, Danica DeCecco and Abbey Tomaszewski hit a double apiece for Carlynton (1-2, 1-1) in a Section 1-A win over Cornell (0-2, 0-1).

Central Valley 12, Quaker Valley 0 – London Banks had two home runs and five RBIs, Abigale Stewart homered and Emma Weaver hit two doubles and drove in three runs to lead Central Valley (3-0, 1-0) to a Section 2-3A win. Isabella Jarrett and Natalie DeGori each doubled for Quaker Valley (2-2, 0-1).

Chartiers-Houston 19, California 0 – Mackenzie Shumar doubled and Meadow Ferri had two hits to lead Chartiers-Houston (4-1, 2-0) to a Section 2-A win over California (0-5, 0-3).

Chartiers Valley 16, Ambridge 0 – Lily Duffill went 4 for 4 with a double, three home runs and six RBIs and Taylor Walsh doubled and homered to lead Chartiers Valley (3-1, 1-0) to a Section 3-4A win. Mackenzie Keber singled for Ambridge (0-5, 0-2).

Deer Lakes 14, Shady Side Academy 0 – Maddie Kee, Siena Plummer and Tia Germanich hit two doubles apiece, Laney Dineff homered, and Gracie Spagnolo doubled to lead Deer Lakes (5-2, 2-0) to a Section 1-3A win over Shady Side Academy (0-2, 0-2).

Fox Chapel 11, Penn Hills 5 – Jillian Haigh hit a double and triple and Catie Troutman doubled to lead Fox Chapel (2-3, 1-1) to a Section 1-5A win. Shania Lewis homered for Penn Hills (2-1, 0-1).

Frazier 17, Bishop Canevin 0 – Grace Vaughn hit a double and Malana Burton drove in three runs for Frazier (1-0, 1-0) in a Section 3-A win over Bishop Canevin (0-3, 0-1).

Hampton 6, Blackhawk 4 – In the top of the sixth inning, Mackenzie Reese hit a game-tying solo homer and Jessica Lange followed with a go-ahead grand slam to power Hampton (2-1, 1-0) to a Section 3-4A win. Charlotte Lomb had a single and double for the Talbots. Mia Yenges had two hits for Blackhawk (2-1, 1-1).

Indiana 4, West Mifflin 2 – Ella Myers and Haley Hamilton hit a double apiece and Julia Antonucci went 2 for 2 to lead Indiana (3-3, 1-0) to a Section 1-4A win. Samantha Tomko doubled for West Mifflin (3-4, 0-2).

Knoch 5, McKeesport 2 – Carissa Tekely went 3 for 3 with a two-run double to lead Knoch (4-2, 2-0) to a Section 1-4A win. Jessica Miller went 2 for 3 with a triple for McKeesport (5-2, 1-1).

Moon 6, Western Beaver 5 – Kendall Chambers and Sydney Ray hit a double apiece and Cami Chambers had three RBIs to lead Moon (1-4, 1-0) past Western Beaver (2-1, 1-1) in a Section 3-5A win.

Mt. Lebanon 7, Butler 3 – Delaney Ritenour hit a home run and Gabby Boone, Hannah Baker, Mary Langston and Rebecca Davis each hit a double to lead Mt. Lebanon (1-5, 1-3) to a Section 1-6A win. Lily Vicari and Kelsey Ogin had three hits apiece for Butler (2-3, 1-3).

North Allegheny 16, Pine-Richland 1 – Sammy Plotsko hit two home runs and had six RBIs and Anne Melle and Taylor Neese homered to lead North Allegheny (1-1, 1-1) to a Section 1-6A win. Marissa DeLuca and Maddy Meyers each doubled for Pine-Richland (2-4, 1-2).

OLSH 14, Washington 2 – Olivia DiGiacomo went 4 for 4, Lilli Wamsley had three hits and Ava Ciummo and Elizabeth Smith each doubled for OLSH (3-2, 1-0) in a Section 3-2A win over Washington (1-3, 1-2).

Penn-Trafford 18, Kiski Area 0 – Allyson Paulone threw a three-inning no-hitter to lead Penn-Trafford (5-2, 3-0) to a Section 2-5A win over Kiski Area (0-5, 0-1). Allison Pokrant, Erin Drotos and Giuluana Youngo doubled for the Warriors.

Riverside 21, Freedom 3 – Saeryn Hoover went 2 for 2 with three RBIs and Ainslee Freshcorn, Charlie Bissell, Camryn Friello and Gracelyn Maltarski hit a double apiece for Riverside (1-1, 1-0) in a Section 1-2A win. Hayden Baucan homered and Shaye Bailey tripled for Freedom (0-3, 0-2).

Shaler 2, North Hills 0 – Bria Bosijevac threw a perfect game with 16 strikeouts to lead Shaler (5-0, 2-0) past North Hills (4-2, 1-1) in a Section 1-5A win.

South Park 3, McGuffey 1 – Winning pitcher Sydney Sekley struck out 17, Grace Kempton doubled and Kylie Mettrick tripled as South Park (5-1, 2-0) defeated McGuffey (2-3, 0-1) in a Section 4-3A win.

South Side 18, Sewickley Academy 6 – Alison DeLong hit a home run and Miladija Pavlovich tripled for South Side (2-2, 1-0) in a Section 1-A win over Sewickley Academy (0-1, 0-1).

Southmoreland 9, Mt. Pleasant 1 – Makayla Etling hit a grand slam, Amarah McCutcheon homered and Maddie Brown doubled to lead Southmoreland (6-0, 1-0) to a Section 3-3A win. Ally Jones homered and Gianna Stanek doubled for Mt. Pleasant (2-3, 0-1).

Steel Valley 3, Brentwood 2 – Abby Curran went 2 for 2 with a double to lead Steel Valley (2-3, 1-0) to a Section 2-2A win. Paige Boehm went 3 for 4 with a double, triple and a home run for Brentwood (1-3, 0-2).

Union 16, Northgate 0 – Mia Preuhs threw a four-inning no-hitter with 11 strikeouts to lead Union (2-0, 1-0) past Northgate (0-3, 0-1) in Section 1-A. Addie Nogay went 3 for 3 with a double, two triples and three RBIs, Irelyn Fisher doubled and drove in five runs and Bella Cameron doubled and plated three for the Scotties. Mallory Gorgacz had a single, double and two RBIs.

Uniontown 13, Laurel Highlands 9 – Emmaleigh Noah hit a home run, Ava Lingwood and Lauren White each doubled and Graci Rodeheaver had four hits to lead Uniontown (1-2, 1-1) to a Section 2-4A win. Niaha Dillard hit two home runs for Laurel Highlands (0-4, 0-3).

West Allegheny 13, New Castle 3 – Averi Zdinak hit a triple and home run, Aubrey Police homered and Alaina Pass tripled to lead West Allegheny (7-1, 1-0) to a Section 3-5A win over New Castle (1-2, 0-2).

West Greene 14, Jefferson-Morgan 5 – Payton Gilbert, Samantha Zimmerman and Ella Scott hit a double apiece to lead West Greene (2-2, 1-0) to a Section 2-A win. Brooklynne Snyder, Kayla Larkin and Sayde Stickovich each doubled for Jefferson-Morgan (0-3, 0-1).

Yough 1, Ligonier Valley 0 — Kylee Fisher threw a five-hit shutout with five strikeouts and homered to account for the game’s only run as Yough (2-0, 1-0) picked up a Section 3-3A win. Cheyenne Piper threw a two-hitter with eight strikeouts for Ligonier Valley (3-1, 0-1).

Boys volleyball

Canon-McMillan 3, Baldwin 1 – Luke Bockius had 20 kills and 12 digs to lead Canon-McMillan (6-0, 3-0) in Section 1-3A. Justin Peters had 17 assists and seven kills, Jack Steele added seven kills and three blocks, Ben Kopec had 13 digs and William O’Bryan handed out 22 assists.

Hempfield 3, Plum 1 – Drew Gordon had 12 kills, Josh Really added nine kills and Gunner Wheaton added eight service points for Hempfield (4-1, 2-1) in a Section 3-3A match against Plum (0-5, 0-3).

Penn-Trafford 3, Penn Hills 2 – Ezra Glenn had 10 kills, Keith Otto added eight, Drew Sherwin recorded 10 digs and Nathaniel Rugh handed out 32 assists as Penn-Trafford improved to 3-0 in Section 3-3A.

Girls lacrosse

Franklin Regional 15, Latrobe 0 – Ingrid Varley scored four goals, Bella Ioannou and Lily Funari added three each, Taylor Murphy had two and Katelyn Patts recorded the shutout to lead Franklin Regional to a Section 1-2A win.

Pine-Richland 12, Shady Side Academy 8 – Madeline Mill scored three goals, including the 100th of her career, to lead Pine-Richland to a Section 2-3A win. Cate Gentille had seven goals and Mallory Boivin added a goal and two assists for the Rams.

North Hills 17, Allderdice 0 – Abigail Krogmann scored five goals, Hailey Coyne netted four and Addison Moriconi, Reece Flowers and Emily Mejia each added two goals as North Hills (5-3, 3-2) crushed Allderdice (0-3, 0-3) in Section 2-3A.

Tennis

WPIAL boys singles tennis championships — The top two seeds will square off for WPIAL boys tennis singles titles in both the Class 3A and 2A brackets Wednesday at North Allegheny.

In Class 3A, the seeds held in every match through three rounds Tuesday.

No. 1 Adam Memije of Gateway, a WPIAL doubles champion last season, defeated No. 4 Ari Plutko of Upper St. Clair in the semifinals, 6-1, 6-3. North Allegheny freshman Advaita Sircar, the No. 2 seed, topped No. 3 Zidaan Hassan of Gateway, also a doubles champ last year, 7-5, 6-2 in the semifinals.

Class 2A action was a little more unpredictable, most notably with No. 11 seed Vitaliy Pikalo of Hampton knocking off the No. 6 and No. 3 seed to reach the semifinals.

Ultimately, though, the top two seeds made the finals.

No. 1 Severin Harmon of Sewickley Academy, last year’s runner-up, defeated No. 4 Jonah Jasek of South Park, 6-2, 6-0, in one semifinal, and No. 2 Jackson Gillespie of Aquinas Academy beat Pikalo, 6-1, 6-0, in the other.

Championship and consolation matches in both classes are set for 1 p.m. Wednesday at North Allegheny.

The top two finishers in Class 3A and the top four in Class 2A advance to the PIAA tournament.

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