TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Local roundup: Fox Chapel volleyball team loses in PIAA play

TribLIVE Sports Videos

Top high school sports
By Staff Reports
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, 11:06 p.m.
 

One of the most successful seasons in Fox Chapel girls volleyball history came to a close Tuesday night, as the Foxes dropped a 3-2 decision to District 6 champion State College in the first round of the PIAA Class AAA playoffs at Central Cambria High School.

The WPIAL runner-up Foxes, making their first appearance in the state playoffs, ended the season 18-5.

Fox Chapel led, 2-1, before losing the final two games.

“Overall, I think it was a rewarding season; We have never been to states before and, if anything, we can chalk it up as a learning experience,” Fox Chapel coach Sara D'Angelo said. “I think the girls, even though they are upset about the loss, are happy about what they accomplished this season.”

Hockey

Kittanning 5, Mars 2 — Hunter Grafton's hat trick and two assists led the way for Kittanning in a victory over Mars in a Class A nonsection match at BladeRunners in Warrendale.

Christian Miller chipped in two goals, including the game-winner at 3:09 of the second period for the Wildcats (2-0).

Goaltender Cameron Langham stopped 29 of 32 shots and was dominant for most of the second and third periods.

Craig Mazzotta contributed a goal and an assist for Mars (2-1).

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Mental health facility won’t take Franklin Regional stabbing suspect as patient
  2. Steelers film session: Harrison on the field often
  3. Steelers are vowing to fix the costly penalties, lack of self-discipline
  4. Body found in Allegheny River near Clemente Bridge
  5. Mercer’s improved defense at shortstop gives Pirates a boost
  6. Gunfire plagues New Kensington
  7. At least $100,000 in appliances stolen from new homes around Western Pa.
  8. Corbett: Downtown project will ‘make a huge difference’ in Pittsburgh
  9. 20 improbable Pirates wins in 2014
  10. Latest loss has Panthers looking for answers
  11. No one way to fix Western Pennsylvania’s heroin problem, report says
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.