Tag: Franklin Regional

Westmoreland County athletes follow in older siblings’ footsteps with Division I commitments
November 14, 2018
Nick Coy wanted to be a wrestler because he saw his older brother, Cam, become proficient in the sport. Twisting opponents into precarious positions and holding them down on the mat appealed to the impressionable younger sibling, two years Cam's junior. andquot;I thought, 'I'll give it a try,' andquot; said

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West Allegheny avenges loss to Franklin Regional, advances to PIAA final
November 13, 2018
West Allegheny did something no team had done all season on Tuesday night. In addition to playing without its starting goalkeeper for the first time in nearly four years -- instead starting a keeper who had never played the position before -- the Indians managed to score two goals against

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Westmoreland athletes of the week: Franklin Regional’s Jake Sciorilli, Penn-Trafford’s Samantha Doherty
Jake Sciorilli School: Franklin Regional Sport: Soccer Class: Sophomore Claim to fame: Sciorilli scored from 12 yards out with 9 minutes, 38 seconds left to lead Franklin Regional (20-0-1) to a 1-0 win over Cathedral Prep in a PIAA Class AAA quarterfinal Saturday at Slippery Rock High School. andquot;I just

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Franklin Regional readies for WPIAL title-game foe West Allegheny
November 12, 2018
As the PIAA soccer playoffs progress, WPIAL rematches become more likely. It's the nature of the pre-slotted setup in the brackets. Sometimes it's not a matter of if, but when, teams will meet again in states. Coaches often contemplate how to approach those rematches: just trust in what worked the

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Gateway leads Big East all-conference honors with 8 first-team players
Undefeated conference champion Gateway saw eight players receive first-team all-Big East honors Monday and the Gators' Don Holl earned coach of the year. Bryce Washington, Amir Wahid, Tui Faumuina-Brown, Courtney Jackson, Brendan Majocha, Derrick Davis, Kelvon Nelson and Jeremiah Josephs were all named to the first team. Penn-Trafford had seven

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PIAA soccer, volleyball semifinals set in Tuesday’s 3 things to watch in high school sports
Upon first glance, the western finals of the PIAA boys soccer playoffs look like a WPIAL pitch party. Seven of the eight teams playing for a spot in the state championships from the west side of the boys soccer bracket are from District 7, with Radnor from District 1 being

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PIAA sets boys soccer semifinal sites and times
November 11, 2018
Seven WPIAL boys soccer teams will be involved in Tuesday's PIAA boys soccer semifinals. A rematch of the WPIAL Class A title game pits Greensburg Central Catholic (19-2) against WPIAL champion Avonworth (22-0-1). The Antelopes scored a shootout victory in the teams' match for the WPIAL title Nov. 1. GCC

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Sciorilli’s goal sends Franklin Regional boys soccer into PIAA semifinals
November 10, 2018
SLIPPERY ROCK -- One goal was going to be enough, given the way the Cathedral Prep and Franklin Regional boys soccer teams played defense Saturday. The teams stifled each other nearly from start to finish, until Jake Sciorilli found an opening. The sophomore scored from 12 yards out with 9

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Gateway forces 5 turnovers in playoff rout of Franklin Regional
November 9, 2018
Franklin Regional knew field position and turnovers would prove pivotal in its WPIAL quarterfinal against Gateway, and so they did. But the Gators were the ones who reaped the rewards. No. 1 Gateway forced five turnovers and turned the short fields into touchdowns, coming away with a 35-0 victory over

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Westmoreland County boys soccer preview capsules for Saturday’s PIAA quarterfinals
Boys soccer Class 3A Quarterfinals Franklin Regional (19-0-1) vs. Cathedral Prep (20-1) 4 p.m. Saturday at Slippery Rock High School Winner plays: Winner of Hershey (15-4-1)/West Allegheny (20-2) on Tuesday in the semifinals Players to watch: Zack Snider, Franklin Regional (Sr., MF); Liam King, Cathedral Prep (Sr., D) Corner kicks:

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