Baseball

Yough baseball looking to go from worst to 1st in Section 2 

When Craig Spisak was hired as the Yough baseball, his expectations weren't too high. All he was looking for in his first season back at the ...

Gorman: Serra pitcher perfect twice

Zach Bowen couldn't believe it the first time, so he was even more surprised upon realizing he was about to throw back-to-back perfect games. Relying ...

Burrell baseball tops Apollo-Ridge to clinch playoff berth

When Apollo-Ridge got two runners into scoring position — including the tying run — with two outs in the top of the sixth inning, Burrell ...

Pittsburgh high school roundup: Serra Catholic's Bowen tosses 2nd straight perfect game

Sophomore Zach Bowen threw his second straight perfect game Monday afternoon, striking out eight to lead No. 2-ranked Serra Catholic to a 17-0 win over ...

Westmoreland high school roundup: Jeannette takes down No. 1 GCC

Swade Redman singled, stole second, took third on a groundout and then scored on Eric Hall's infield single and a throwing error in the bottom ...

Plum baseball has more goals to reach

Plum head baseball coach Carl Vollmer said it was nice to know going into Tuesday's big Section 4-AAAA clash at Franklin Regional his team had ...

Franklin Regional baseball's dramatic 11th-inning triumph keeps title hopes alive

The Franklin Regional baseball team's dramatic come-from-behind victory over Gateway in 11 innings last week accomplished a couple of things. First, it clinched at least second ...

Gateway baseball routs McKeesport, clinches WPIAL playoff spot

Gateway came close last year. The Gators varsity baseball team challenged for a playoff spot in Section 4-AAAA in 2015 but fell just short. They didn't fall ...

High school roundup: No. 1 GCC wins showdown against 2nd-ranked Serra

Tommy Pellis and Harrison Doyle each had three hits as Class A No. 1 Greensburg Central Catholic overcame an early three-run deficit to beat No. ...

Trib Cup: Allderdice baseball chasing WPIAL playoff berth

While the WPIAL baseball playoffs don't begin until the middle of May, the postseason is unofficially set to begin on Monday as far as the ...

High school roundup: Hopewell's Sabo pitches no-hitter

Tim Sabo threw a no-hitter, striking out eight and walking two to lead Class AAA No. 5 Hopewell (10-4, 8-2) to a 4-0 win over ...

High school roundup: Hempfield baseball wins in 15 innings

Jordan Theodore hit a walk-off single to score Justin Liberty in the bottom of the 15th inning to lead Hempfield (13-4, 9-1) to a 2-1 ...

Developing pitching depth helps Hopewell baseball climb Section 1 standings

The biggest area of concern for the Hopewell baseball team heading into the season has turned out to be its most reliable asset. Coach Mike Shuleski ...

Long winning streak helps Hempfield baseball take control of Section 2-AAAA

When the preseason baseball rankings were released last month, Hempfield wasn't mentioned to challenge for the Section 2-AAAA title. But after they put together a 10-game ...

Pittsburgh high school roundup: Bethel Park edges Mt. Lebanon in 8th

Cole Rogers blasted a home run to lead off the top of the eighth inning as Bethel Park earned a 2-1 victory over Mt. Lebanon ...

Westmoreland high school roundup: Franklin Regional tops Gateway in 11th inning

Franklin Regional's Bryce Halleck played the hero role twice Wednesday afternoon at Haymaker Park in Murrysville. His two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh ...

Knoch has 'breakout day' at plate to topple Freeport

There has been a flu bug going around the Knoch baseball team, and it has impacted several players, including top pitchers Alex Stobert and Cole ...

Race for baseball playoffs in Section 5-AAA still muddled

Like most of his fellow Section 5-AAA baseball coaches, Freeport's Chris Graczyk lives a life of mystery. After a recent game, an observer remarked that ...

Apollo-Ridge's miscues prove costly in loss to Shady Side Academy

Already in the driver's seat for a rare section title, Apollo-Ridge had an opportunity Monday to put some distance between itself and its competitors. The ...

Penn-Trafford baseball back in playoff hunt after win over rival Norwin

If the Penn-Trafford baseball team ever had a must-win game, it was against Norwin last week. The Warriors were trending in the wrong direction. They had ...

Veatch hitting at a .500 clip for Brentwood baseball

The Brentwood Spartans have been hitting the cover off the ball at times this season. Brentwood's baseball team won seven of its first nine games ...

Gorman: Grand day for Vincentian's Fedko

Christian Fedko couldn't believe the bases were loaded again, or that he saw another hanging curveball. Fedko drove it over the left-field fence for a ...

Pittsburgh high school roundup: Fedko gets 3 HRs, 9 RBIs for Vincentian

Christian Fedko went 3 for 4 with three home runs and nine RBIs in Vincentian's 18-1 victory against St. Joseph. Fedko hit a solo homer ...

Westmoreland roundup: Hempfield holds on, beats Penn-Trafford

Matt Tarabek, Isaiah DiAndreth and Jordan Fiedor chipped in doubles to help Class AAAA No. 2 Hempfield (11-4, 8-1) stave off a late four-run sixth ...

Recruited as pitcher by LSU, Montour's Vietmeier still wants to get his hacks

Montour junior Trent Vietmeier is known to spend hours at his father's landscaping business along Steubenville Pike. He's not there to mow, ...

Carlynton baseball continues to improve

What a difference 24 hours can make. Just a day after dropping an 8-1 decision at South Allegheny, the Carlynton baseball team scored a 7-6 win ...

Chartiers Valley baseball finding ways to win

For the Chartiers Valley baseball there is no 'I.' There is only the team. The Colts – the No. 3 team in the Tribune-Review's Class AAA rankings ...

Quaker Valley pitcher, catcher Medich also keys hitting attack

Every day John Medich steps on the field to play baseball for Quaker Valley, he plays a position instrumental to his team's success. As a pitcher, ...

High school roundup: Armstrong baseball tops Hempfield in Section 2

Armstrong scored three runs in the top of the first inning and didn't look back en route to a 9-3 upset victory over Hempfield in ...

Kiski Area rallies past Woodland Hills for Section 3 win

After dropping a 1-0 decision earlier this week, Kiski Area looked headed for the same fate Friday afternoon. But the Cavaliers tallied three unearned runs in ...

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