High school rally for October 30, 2021: defending champion Seneca Valley fights Allderdice’s thwarted offer



Saturday 30 October 2021 | 10:20 p.m.

Seeded Seneca Valley (16-0-1), the defending WPIAL and PIAA champion, fended off a thwarted offer in the Class 4A men’s soccer quarter-finals on Saturday, securing a 1-0 victory over the n ° 9 Allderdice (14-5-1). Nathan Prex scored a late goal, assisted by Connor Oros. Ryan Krumenacker recorded the shutout for the Raiders, who will face No.5 Fox Chapel in the semifinals on Tuesday.

Fox Chapel 1, Canon-McMillan 0 – JP Dockey scored the only goal of the game with 11 minutes left in the first overtime to give No.5 Fox Chapel (15-3-1) the WPIAL Class 4A playoff victory over No.4 Canon- McMillan (13-3-1). Fox Chapel will meet No.1 Seneca Valley on Tuesday in the semifinals.

Township of Peters 4, Butler 2 – In the WPIAL Class 4A quarter-finals, Andrew Massucci scored three goals to lead No.2 Peters Township (15-1-1) over No.10 Butler (14-6). Austin Marmol added a goal and an assist for Peters Township, who qualifies to face No.6 North Allegheny in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

Eden Christian 2, Bentworth 1 – Jack Jones scored the overtime-winning goal to give No.5 Eden Christian (17-2-1) the victory over No.4 Bentworth (15-2-1) in the Class A quarterfinals at Canon-McMillan. Eden Christian will face No.1 Greensburg Central Catholic in the semi-final on Tuesday.

Winchester Thurston 4, OLSH 1 – Alex Hauskrecht scored three goals to lead No.2 Winchester Thurston (17-0-1) to Class A quarterfinal victory over No.7 OLSH (10-3-2) at Shady Side Academy. Winchester Thurston will face No.11 Riverside in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

Riverside 2, Sewickley Academy 1 – No.11 Riverside pulled off his second straight upset in Class A, beating No.3 Sewickley Academy (12-2-1) in the quarter-finals. Noah Zelch and Evan Burry scored for Riverside (9-9), who will face number 2 Winchester Thurston in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

Girls football

North Catholic 4, Youth 0 – Jayden Sharpless scored two goals and had two assists to lead No.1 North Catholic (16-1) over No.8 Yough (13-4-1) in the Class 2A quarterfinals in March. Brittany Cullen and Teya Dave also scored. Rylee Kumer scored the shutout for the Trojans, who face 5th Shady Side Academy in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

Shady Side Academy 1, Quaker Valley 0 – Sadie Navid scored the only goal of the game as 5th Shady Side Academy (12-1-1) shut out 13th Quaker Valley (7-9-2) in the Class 2A quarterfinals. Shady Side Academy will face seed North Catholic in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

Avonworth 3, South Park 1 – In the Class 2A quarterfinals, Ava Wert netted a goal and an assist as No.6 Avonworth (14-3-1) beat No.3 South Park (12-4-4). Avonworth qualifies to face Southmoreland in the semi-finals on Tuesday.


Seton LaSalle 34, Brentwood 20 – Tyler Buzalka ran for 104 yards and two touchdowns as Seton LaSalle (3-7, 2-3) beat Brentwood (1-9, 0-5) in the Three Rivers conference. Luke Kosko threw for 141 yards and two touchdowns in the win. Brentwood’s Jase Keib threw for 168 yards and a touchdown to Mitchell Fox, who tallied 10 receptions for 136 yards.

South side 27, West Beaver 7 – South Side (7-3, 4-1) held Western Beaver (7-3, 3-2) to 51 total yards as the Rams clinched second in the Three Rivers conference with the win. Andrew Moots rushed for two short touchdowns and Parker Statler ran for 65 yards.

Girls tennis

Wyoming Seminary 3, Sewickley Academy 2 – Ilana Rosenthal won a three-set No.1 singles match to lead Wyoming Seminary to Sewickley Academy in the PIAA Class 2A Tag Team Tennis Championship match at Hershey. The doubles teams of Anjali Shah and Rayna Thakkar and Maria Silvaggio and Roshni Thakkar won the matches at Sewickley Academy.

In the semifinals earlier today. Sewickley Academy won a 5-0 victory over Lower Moreland. Milla Dobrovolska-Ivanova won a straight-set match at No.2 in singles. Ashley Close and Kirsten Close have also won singles matches.

Girls volleyball

Freeport 3, Castor 0 – Freeport, the number one seed, fought for a 26-24 win in the first set, then rose to 25-12, 25-20 wins in the next two sets to defeat Beaver in the class quarterfinals. 2A. The Yellowjackets (14-1) will face 5th Armstrong in the semi-final on Tuesday.

Armstrong 3, Fayette South 2 – Trailing after three sets, No.5 Armstrong rallied for an 18-25, 25-22, 20-25, 28-26, 15-8 victory over No.4 South Fayette in the quarterfinals finals of class 3A. Armstrong will face No.1 Freeport in the semifinals on Tuesday.

Plum 3, Thomas Jefferson 1 – The seventh-seeded Mustangs defeated second-seeded Thomas Jefferson in a close game, 21-25, 25-23, 25-20, 26-24, in the Class 3A quarterfinal. Plum (16-2) will face No.3 Hampton in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

Hampton 3, Montour 1 – No.3 Hampton lost the first set and then rallied for a 23-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-13 victory over No.11 Montour in the Class 3A quarterfinals. The Talbots will face No.7 Plum in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

North Catholic 3, Frazier 0 – The seeded Trojanettes took a 25-16, 25-15, 25-13 victory over No.8 Frazier in the Class 2A quarterfinals. North Catholic will face No.5 Seton LaSalle in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

Seton LaSalle 3, Neshannock 0 – No.5 Seton LaSalle worked his way to a 25-22, 25-14, 25-13 victory over No.4 Neshannock in a Class 2A quarterfinal game. The Rebels face No. 1 North Catholic in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

Laurel 3, Serra Catholique 1 – Led by 23 kills from Regan Atkins and 12 from Reese Bintrim, Laurel No.3 defeated Catholic Serra No.6, 25-12, 22-25, 25-11, 25-19. Josey Fortuna added 32 assists for the Spartans, who will face No.2 Avonworth in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

Avonworth 3, Shenango 2 – No.2 Avonworth defeated No.10 Shenango 25-15, 20-25, 13-25, 25-22, 15-7 in a home and back battle in the Class 2A quarterfinals. The Antelopes will meet No. 3 Laurel in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

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