High school roundup for Sept. 15, 2021: Seneca Valley boys soccer stays unbeaten
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | 11:28 PM
Nathan Prex and Beaux Lizewski scored as Seneca Valley (6-0, 3-0) stayed undefeated with a 2-0 boys soccer victory over Fox Chapel (5-1, 2-1) in a matchup of Section 1-4A contenders Wednesday. Ryan Krumenacker recorded the shutout for the Raiders.
Belle Vernon 4, Washington 1 — Daniel Sassak scored twice and Trevor Kovatch also netted a goal to lead Belle Vernon (6-0, 4-0) to a Section 3-3A win over Washington (1-3, 1-3).
Brentwood 10, California 0 — Sergio Garcia scored four goals to lead Brentwood (2-1, 2-1) over California (1-3, 1-3) in Section 4-1A. Jack Sacco and Alex Pankratz combined for 11 saves in the Trojans net.
Charleroi 5, Waynesburg 0 — Eben MacIntyre scored four goals and Dom Yocolano also scored to power Charleroi (4-0, 4-0) to a Section 3-2A victory over Waynesburg (1-5, 1-2).
Deer Lakes 5, Riverview 1 — Ryan Hanes had a hat trick to lead Deer Lakes (3-1) over Riverview (0-4) in a nonsection win. Michael Butler and Mason Metzler also scored for Deer Lakes. Chris O’Toole scored for Riverview.
Elizabeth Forward 3, East Allegheny 0 — Ethan Bowser netted a pair of goals to lead Elizabeth Forward (2-0, 2-0) over East Allegheny (1-2, 2-2) in Section 1-2A. Logan Cherepko recorded the shutout.
Franklin Regional 4, Gateway 0 — Colton Hudson had a hat trick to lift Franklin Regional (4-1, 4-0) past Gateway (3-2, 3-1) in a matchup of top teams in Section 4-3A.
Freeport 7, Armstrong 1 — Garrett Risch scored five times helping Freeport (2-2, 2-2) earn a Section 1-3A win over Armstrong (0-4, 0-4). Isaac Wetzel had two goals and five assists for the Yellowjackets.
Hampton 2, Indiana 0 — Zach Panza and Luke Staggers scored to help Hampton (3-0, 3-0) to a Section 1-3A win over Indiana (2-4, 1-3).
Kiski Area 5, Knoch 1 — Anders Bordoy and Owen Zimmerman scored twice and Ben Townsend also had a goal as Kiski Area (5-1, 4-0) defeated Knoch (3-2-1, 2-2) in Section 1-3A.
Laurel Highlands 7, Ringgold 2 — Harry Radcliffe had a hat trick and Nico Johns added two goals and two assists to lead Laurel Highlands (4-1, 3-1) past Ringgold (1-3, 1-3) in Section 3-3A. Manny Olivares and Kortney Weston also scored.
Mars 2, Highlands 0 — Brayden Boatwright and Zac Campagna scored as Mars (3-1-2, 3-1) blanked Highlands (1-4, 0-3) in Section 1-3A action.
Moon 2, Beaver 0 — Ryan Kopay scored a pair of goals as Moon (4-1, 3-1) blanked Beaver (1-3, 1-3) in Section 2-3A.
Mt. Pleasant 2, McGuffey 2 — Braden Heiser scored both goals for Mt. Pleasant (1-2-1, 1-1-1) in a Section 3-2A draw with McGuffey (3-1-1, 2-1-1).
North Allegheny 3, Butler 1 — Evan Anderson scored a pair of goals to lead North Allegheny (1-2, 2-2) over Butler (2-2, 4-2) in Section 1-4A.
North Catholic 3, Hopewell 1 — Ryan Shantz scored two goals to lead North Catholic (3-0, 3-1) past Hopewell ( 1-2, 1-4) in Section 4-2A.
Pine-Richland 5, Shaler 2 — Balanced scoring from Benjamin McLean, Colin Zvenjnieks, Thomas Cornelius and Zach Palko led Pine-Richland (2-1, 3-1-1) over Shaler (1-3, 2-5) in Section 1-4A. Ethan Opiela and Josh Jashinski scored for Shaler.
Plum 3, Penn Hills 0 — TJ Schrecongost, Mike Weleski and Ethan Rose had a goal apiece for Plum (4-2, 3-1) in a Section 4-3A win at Penn Hills (1-5, 1-3). Lucas Pittman and Dylan Akut had an assist for the Mustangs.
Sewickley Academy 6, Riverside 1 — Michael DiSantis, and Thomas Varghese each had a pair of goals to lead Sewickley Academy (3-0, 4-0) in a Section 1-1A win past Riverside (1-3, 2-3). Adin Zorn had a goal and three assists.
Shady Side Academy 3, Burrell 1 — Drew McKim, Joe Anania and Sam Farner scored goals to lead Shady Side Academy (2-0, 2-0) past Burrell (2-2, 1-2) in Section 2-2A. Ethan Croshoure scored for Burrell off a corner kick by Billy Kowalkowski.
Springdale 9, Bishop Canevin 0 — Chris Mitchell scored four times and Billy Lawrence had a hat trick as Springdale (5-1, 2-1) rolled past Bishop Canevin (1-3-1, 1-2) in a Section 3-A game. August Tabacheck had a goal and two assists for the Dynamos.
Thomas Jefferson 10, Uniontown 1 — Michael Ngugi and Anthony Orlando had hat tricks and Luke Giger scored a pair of goals as Thomas Jefferson (5-1-1, 2-1-1) topped Uniontown (2-4, 0-4) in Section 3-3A.
Yough 6, Brownsville 2 — Parker Lilliock registered a hat trick for Yough (3-1, 3-1) in a Section 3-2A victory at Brownsville (0-5-1, 0-3). Joe Obeldobel scored twice for the Cougars and Cody Metz had a goal.
Peters Township 2, Bethel Park 0 — Casey Breier and Jillian Marvin scored to lead Peters Township (2-1-1,3-2-1) over Bethel Park (1-2, 3-2) in Section 2-4A. Bella Spergel and Cece Scott each with assists.
Upper St. Clair 3, Baldwin 0 — Viv Russell, Lucy Volpatt and Eva Rankin scored to help Upper St. Clair (3-1-1, 2-0-1) past Baldwin (0-6, 0-4) in Section 2-4A.
Peters Township 5, Allderdice 0 — Sofia Forlini, Serafina Forlini, Ella Liebscher, Annabelle Powell and Maddy Holmes scored to lead Peters Township to a Class 3A victory.
Section 2-2A — Nicole Kempton didn’t drop a game in three matches, defeating South Park teammate Haley Spitznagel to claim a section singles title. Kempton beat Ringgold’s Julia Corey in the semifinals. Spitznagel topped Ringgold’s Rebecca McIntosh. The top four finishers move on to the WPIAL tournament.
Burrell 232, Valley 263 — Jackson Logut shot 40 for Burrell in a Section 1-2A win over Valley at River Forest Country Club. Reece Kennedy carded a 46 for the Bucs. Ben Aftanas led Valley with a 48.
Mt. Pleasant 225, Geibel 301, Yough 339 — Ryan Karfelt shot a 35 to lead Mt. Pleasant to victory in Section 2-2A matchups with Geibel and Yough. Grant Johnston led Yough with a 47. Evan Bower shot a 44 for Geibel.
Shady Side Academy 194, Freeport 231 — Wes Warden shot 2-under-par 33 for Shady Side Academy in a Section 8-3A win over Freeport at Fox Chapel Golf Club. Sam Bitzer shot 38 for the Bulldogs. Nate Covey led Freeport, shooting 44.
Franklin Regional 195, Indiana 231 — Anna Qin took medalist honors with a 45 and Caroline Tragesser and Ali Boyle each shot 47 to lead Franklin Regional to a Section 3-3A win. Hope Cook led Indiana with a 52.
Penn Trafford 182, Connellsville 206 — Erin Driscoll led Penn Trafford with a 42 in Section 3-3A.
Central Valley 3, New Castle 0 — Maggie Brown registered seven aces from the service line for Central Valley in a sweep of New Castle in a Section 4-3A win. Abigail Glumac had five kills and seven aces for the Warriors and Macy Laughner contributed 18 assists.
Shaler 3, Fox Chapel 0 — Mia Schubert had eight kills to help Shaler sweep Fox Chapel in a Section 1-4A match. Sierra Ricci had 11 digs and four service aces for the Titans and Tia Bozzo contributed 21 assists.
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