WPIAL Class AA boys volleyball all-star teams announced
Friday, May 25, 2018 | 7:15 PM
The WPIAL Class AA boys volleyball all-star first, second and third teams were announced between the Class AA and AAA championships games Thursday night at Baldwin High School.
Deer Lakes senior outside hitter Dan Hutchinson was selected the Most Valuable Player. It was his third all-star selection overall and second first-team honor (2017).
An ankle injury suffered in Tuesday's semifinal loss to Ambridge forced Hutchinson to miss Thursday's consolation match against Montour.
By making the WPIAL title game, Derry and Ambridge automatically qualified for the PIAA tournament, which begins Tuesday. Ambridge rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Derry, 3-2, to claim its seventh Class AA title and eighth WPIAL crown overall.
Montour qualified for states Thursday with its 3-1 win over Deer Lakes.
WPIAL Class AA Boys Volleyball All-Stars
MVP – Dan Hutchinson, Deer Lakes, senior, outside hitter
Peter Barbato, Beaver County Christian, senior, middle hitter
Liam Buck, Ambridge, sophomore, outside hitter
Devin Dishong, Ambridge, senior, middle hitter
John Kerr, Derry, junior, outside hitter
Matt Menosky, Bishop Canevin, junior, outside hitter
Tyler Osselborn, Deer Lakes, senior, outside hitter
Jeff Perratone, Derry, senior, outside hitter/middle blocker
D.J. Pfarner, Montour, senior, middle hitter
Nathan Zini, Seton LaSalle, freshman, right side
Logan Burnsworth, Thomas Jefferson, senior, middle hitter
Dom DeLuca, Derry, junior, outside hitter
Michael Drambel, Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, senior, middle blocker
Daniel Elliott, Ambridge, senior, setter
Joel Fowler, Trinity, senior, right side
Alex Shaughnessy, Seton LaSalle, sophomore, outside hitter
Josh Solomon, Deer Lakes, senior, setter
Logan Sweigart, Ambridge, senior, outside hitter
Luke Trohaugh, Montour, senior, libero
Brandon Wagner, Montour, senior, outside hitter
Dan Dixon, Seton LaSalle, senior, libero
Jason Geary, Derry, junior, right side
Terrance Harris, Obama Academy, junior, outside hitter
Richard Kaminski, Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, freshman, setter
Erik Lundquist, Ambridge, senior, libero
Nathaniel Marinchek, Derry, junior, setter
Ethan Sellong, Derry, senior, middle blocker
Zac Smith, Keystone Oaks, junior, outside hitter/middle hitter
Sam Verrett, Beaver County Christian, senior, outside hitter
Shane Yarussi, Deer Lakes, senior, right side
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Tags: Ambridge, Beaver County Christian, Bishop Canevin, Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, Deer Lakes, Derry Area, Keystone Oaks, Montour, North Catholic, Obama Academy, Seton-LaSalle, Thomas Jefferson, Trinity
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