HS Buzz: Hempfield track Colland coach honored by PTFCA
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Hempfield track coach Ron Colland has been named the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches' Association girls coach of the year after his team won WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA championships.
Hempfield sophomore Maddie Holmberg earned second-team honors for placing second in the long jump and 300 hurdles and running the second leg of the winning 400-meter relay team at the PIAA meet. The other girls on the relay team were Bridget Guy, Lauren George and Jasmine Jones. Hempfield senior pole vaulter Lexi Masterson earned third-team honors.
Also earning first-team honors from the WPIAL were Shaler sophomore Brianna Schwartz (1,600), North Allegheny senior Brooke Mancuso (pole vault), Fox Chapel junior Ethan Martin (3,200) and the Gateway boys 400 relay team.
Named to the second team were Washington's Alyssa Wise (100, 200), Fort Cherry's Jenna Lucas (javelin) and Gateway's Julius Rivera (100). Third-team honors went to West Allegheny's Lauren Costa (100), Springdale's Emily Lelis (100, 300 hurdles), Schwartz (800), North Hills' Shannon Malone (3,200), Latrobe's April Krivoniak (shot put), Gateway's Montae Nicholson (110 hurdles, long jump) and Riverside's Tyler Murphy (300 hurdles).
Five WPIAL football players were selected as nominees for the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl last week.
The group includes Gateway defensive backs Anthony Davis and Montae Nicholson, Bethel Park offensive lineman Mike Grimm, Washington running back Shai McKenzie and Monessen linebacker Justice Rawlins. The All-American Bowl will be Jan. 4, 2014, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
The Tribune-Review's two-time soccer player of the year is unlikely to retain her title this fall. Rising senior Veronica Latsko, a Peters Township All-American who has 107 goals and 33 assists in her high school career, suffered a torn ACL in her right knee during a club soccer game and is likely to miss her entire senior year.
Central Catholic junior Tristan Ramage, a member of the Pittsburgh Viper Stars U18 AAA hockey team, has been selected by the Johnstown Tomahawks in the seventh round of the NAHL Entry Draft.
Greensburg Salem baseball coach Jim Stewart, who directed the Golden Lions to three WPIAL Class AAA section championships, announced his retirement after 19 seasons.
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