Pennsylvania House of Representatives recognizes Vincentian baseball team
By: Chris Harlan
Thursday, June 21, 2018 | 7:00 PM
The state House of Representatives recognized Vincentian Academy’s baseball team for its PIAA championship during a ceremony Thursday in Harrisburg.
Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, whose son Stephen pitched for the Royals, welcomed coach Brad Bestic and his players to the House floor. Vincentian won the PIAA Class A title June 15 with a 5-3 victory over Southern Fulton.
“We’re so proud of these kids. I know them like family,” Turzai said, “so I’m very, very appreciative that you would take the time to hear about their second state championship in three years.”
Vincentian also won a PIAA title in 2016.
Turzai represents a northern Allegheny County district that includes McCandless, where Vincentian is located.
Our Vincentian Academy WPIAL and PIAA Baseball Champions were honored today in Harrisburg! VA Proud! pic.twitter.com/a66xvZhBXx
— Kelli Thomson (@thekellithomson) June 21, 2018
Our WPIAL and PIAA baseball champions were honored today. VA Proud! https://t.co/kaR5W658nJ
— Vincentian Academy (@VinAcademy) June 21, 2018
Chris Harlan is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at [email protected] or via Twitter @CHarlan_Trib.
Chris Harlan is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Chris by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .