Tag: Leechburg

Fox Chapel head coach Zach Skrinjar talks with Eli Yofan during a game against Chartiers Valley on Jan. 9, 2021, at Fox Chapel Area High School.
A-K Valley basketball playoff capsules: Games for Friday, March 5, 2021
March 4, 2021
Here’s a look at Friday’s WPIAL basketball playoff games involving A-K Valley teams:

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Senior Dylan Cook goes up for a layup during Leechburg’s WPIAL Class A first round playoff matchup against Mapletown on March 2, 2021.
Leechburg takes advantage of runs to secure 1st-round victory
March 2, 2021
Basketball is a game of runs, and when the Leechburg boys team has gotten hot this season, it has been tough to beat.

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Freeport’s Abby DeJidas steals the ball from Highlands’ Julia DeSanto Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at Highlands High School.
A-K Valley basketball playoff capsules: Games for Tuesday, March 2, 2021
March 1, 2021
Here’s a look at Tuesday’s WPIAL basketball playoff games involving A-K Valley teams:

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Leechburg’s Eli Rich shoots a layup during a Section 3-1A matchup against St. Joseph on Feb. 12, 2021.
Leechburg looks to continue playing fast as playoffs approach
February 25, 2021
Throughout this season, the Leechburg boys basketball team has set out to do one thing: Get out and run.

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Fox Chapel’s Eli Yofan drives between Hempfield’s Joe Fiedor and Michael Hosni on Feb. 2.
4 A-K Valley teams receive top 4 seeds for WPIAL basketball tournament
February 23, 2021
In a year like no other, every WPIAL basketball team had the opportunity to play in the postseason this year, and when the WPIAL announced the brackets on Tuesday, four teams from the Alle-Kiski Valley found themselves with top-four seeds in their respective classifications.

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Highlands’ Caliel Long (left) and Knoch’s Tyler Buterbaugh will play in the WPIAL postseason.
A-K Valley boys basketball notebook: All 14 boys teams opt into WPIAL playoffs
February 18, 2021
The WPIAL basketball playoffs are approaching, and teams had until Thursday afternoon to decide whether they were going to play in this year’s open tournament format.

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Leechburg’s Eli Rich shoots a layup during a Section 3-1A matchup against St. Joseph on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.
Leechburg tops St. Joseph in another high-scoring Section 3-1A matchup
February 12, 2021
Anytime Leechburg’s Dylan Cook and St. Joseph’s Andrew Sullivan step onto the court, expect a high-scoring effort.

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Leechburg guard Dylan Cook looks to avoid pressure from two Propel Andrew Street defenders during their section matchup on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
A-K Valley boys basketball notebook: Dylan Cook hits 1,000 points for high-scoring Leechburg
February 4, 2021
Last Friday, Aquinas Academy’s super sophomore Vinnie Cugini became the fastest player in WPIAL history to reach the 1,000-point milestone, and although it was a historic night for Cugini, he wasn’t the only player to accomplish the feat that night.

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Knoch’s Ryan Lang brings the ball upcourt during a game against Mars on Dec. 11, 2020, in Adams.
Starting 5: A guide to the 2020-21 A-K Valley high school basketball season
January 7, 2021
WPIAL basketball season resumes Friday following a three-week pause initiated by Gov. Tom Wolf. Here is a look at the top storylines, teams and players to watch around the A-K Valley.

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Clairton running back Dontae Sanders breaks into the clear against Jeannette Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at McKee Stadium in Jeannette.
WPIAL finalists Jeannette, Clairton lead all-Eastern Conference football team
December 17, 2020
WPIAL Class A finalists Jeannette and Clairton combined to earn 19 first-team spots on the all-Eastern Conference football team in a vote of coaches.

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