WPIAL rules North Catholic baseball player ineligible after transfer
Thursday, November 2, 2023 | 9:08 PM
The WPIAL held a hearing Thursday. WPIAL executive director Scott Seltzer said the hearing panel found validity in testimony from New Brighton that indicated McKee’s transfer was at least partially motivated by athletics.
McKee is ineligible in baseball for one year but can appeal the decision to the PIAA.
• New Castle sophomore Damian Harrison was one of 10 transfers granted eligibility based on paperwork alone.
Harrison (6-5, 180), who plays football and basketball, transferred home from Kennedy Catholic in Hermitage. Seltzer said Harrison is fully eligible to play basketball for New Castle this winter. However, under PIAA rules, he is ineligible for the 2024 football playoffs after playing football this fall at Kennedy Catholic.
Chris Harlan is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Chris by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter .
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