7 from WPIAL selected to Class AA boys volleyball all-state team

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 10:08 AM

The Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association released its Class AA all-state team Monday, and eight from the WPIAL were selected.

Representing the WPIAL are Ambridge’s Liam Buck (junior, outside hitter), Dorien Priddy (senior, setter) and Kevan Rotthoff (junior, libero); Derry’s John Kerr (senior, outside hitter) and Colton Nemcheck (senior, outside hitter); Seton La Salle’s Luke Manion (junior, setter) and Nathan Zini (sophomore, right side hitter); and Bishop Canevin’s Matthew Menosky (senior, outside hitter).

Ambridge captured its second straight WPIAL title and ninth in the past 12 seasons with a 3-1 victory over Seton La Salle, and Derry also qualified for the PIAA tournament with a win in the consolation match.

The Bridgers advanced to the state semifinals before falling to eventual champion Meadville.

In all, 32 players were named to the all-star list. Fifteen of them are from District 3, while District 10 had seven selected.

Michael Love is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Michael by email at mlove@tribweb.com or via Twitter .

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