Penn-Trafford’s volleyball season ends in PIAA playoffs

Sunday, June 6, 2021 | 11:01 AM

The Penn-Trafford boys volleyball team’s appearance in the PIAA Class AAA playoffs ended June 1 after a first-round loss against District 3 runner-up Northeastern.

The Warriors dropped a 3-0 decision by scores of 25-20, 25-22 and 25-22.

Penn-Trafford reached the PIAA tournament by defeating rival Hempfield in the WPIAL consolation match.

Hauck competes at PIAAs

Penn-Trafford senior Julia Hauck competed in the PIAA Class AAA track and field championship May 29 but didn’t have her best day.

Fighting rain, windy and cold elements at Shippensburg’s Seth Grove Stadium, Hauck’s best throw of the shot put competition was 33 feet, 912 inches. She finished 19th overall and didn’t qualify for the finals.

Hempfield senior Bella Gera finished second and her teammate, sophomore Elizabeth Tapper, placed second.

Hauck’s best throw of the season was 36-1 ¾ at the WPIAL championship May 19 at Slippery Rock.

Turowski ranked No. 2

Penn-Trafford senior Alex Turowski is ranked No. 2 behind Franklin Regional senior Michael Wareham in the Tri-State Section PGA is the Isaly’s Junior Rankings in the Boys 17-18 division.

Wareham has played in four events and leads with 165 points, and Turowski has played in three events and had 95 points.

Alex and his brother Nick were entered in the Tri-State Junior PGA Championship on June 9 at Fox Run Golf Course in Beaver Falls.

Paul Schofield is a TribLive reporter covering high school and college sports and local golf. He joined the Trib in 1995 after spending 15 years at the Daily Courier in Connellsville, where he served as sports editor for 14 years. He can be reached at


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