Westmoreland high school notebook: Hockey teams ready for next round
Sunday, March 5, 2023 | 6:14 PM
The high school hockey playoffs continue this week for eight Westmoreland County teams.
In PIHL Class 2A, No. 8 seed Hempfield (7-11) travels to Kittanning to play No. 1 Armstrong (17-3) in the quarterfinals at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
No. 4 seed Penn-Trafford (13-7), meantime, hosts No. 5 Thomas Jefferson (12-8) at 6 p.m. Monday at Palmer Imaging in Delmont.
Franklin Regional (10-8), the No. 7 seed, travels to play at No. 2 South Fayette (15-3) at 9:10 p..m. Monday in Mt. Lebanon.
Another quarterfinal has No. 6 Latrobe (11-7) playing at Bishop McCort (14-6) at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
In Class A, third-seeded Norwin (15-4) visits McDowell (16-3) at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the quarterfinals.
No. 2 Greensburg Salem (17-3) will host Shaler (10-9) at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Kirk Nevin Arena, and No. 4 Kiski Area (15-5) visits No. 1 North Hills (18-1) at 7:15 Monday night at Robert Morris.
On Thursday in Division II, No. 4 Burrell (9-5) plays at No. 1 Ringgold (13-4) at 8:15 p.m. in the quarterfinals.
RMU offers Miller
Kyler Miller, a senior soccer standout at Greensburg Central Catholic, has an opportunity to play at the Division I level. Robert Morris offered a roster spot to the crafty Miller, with a chance to earn a scholarship at a later time.
Miller had 35 goals and 31 assists last season for the Centurions and was an All-WPIAL selection.
Norwin softball player Alyssa McCormick signed a letter of intent to play at Division II Fairmont State. The outfielder and pitcher transferred from Thomas Jefferson last year.
• Southmoreland senior Joey Jefferson will continue his soccer career at Penn State New Kensington.
• Norwin junior football player Jackson Pons added an offer to play at Fordham.
Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Bill by email at email@example.com or via Twitter .
Tags: Burrell, Franklin Regional, Greensburg C.C., Greensburg Salem, Hempfield, Kiski Area, Latrobe, Norwin, Penn-Trafford, Southmoreland
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