Mustangs named to all-star team
TribLIVE Sports Videos
The top players in the PIHL will be on display Feb. 11 in all-star action at the Robert Morris Island Sports Center.
Players from Plum and Gateway will play in the Class AA game which is set for 3 p.m.
Four games will highlight the day of hockey. The Open class game is at 11 a.m., and the Class A game follows at 1 p.m.
The Class AAA contest caps everything off at 5 p.m.
Plum and Gateway players will join all-stars from Pine-Richland, Hampton, Greater Latrobe, Franklin Regional and Kiski Area on the Northeast AA team.
The Southeast team will feature players from Moon, North Hills, West Allegheny, Montour, Bishop Canevin, Chartiers Valley and Erie Cathedral Prep.
Plum seniors Andrew Walters and Jordan Gable will be making their second consecutive appearances in the AA all-star game.
Walters sits tied for eighth in goals scored in all of AA with 16 after Monday's game against Hampton, a 5-3 loss. He has scored more than three goals in a game three times, and he scored a combined nine goals in December victories over Franklin Regional and Hampton.
Gable, is listed as a defenseman on the all-star roster. He also has one goal and five assists in 12 games this season.
Junior forward Joe Randazzo is an all-star for the first time. He ranks third in all of AA in goals scored with 21.
The all-star nod is the second one for Gateway junior goaltender Tyler Perhac and senior defenseman Cam Cacolice.
Cacolice is second on the Gators squad with 16 points (seven goals, nine assists).
Gateway senior forward Taylor Siwik and senior defenseman Jake DeHass both are all-stars for the first time.
Siwik has 12 goals and five assists in 11 games for the Gators this season.
DeHass was selected as an all-star alternate last year, but he didn't get to play in the game.
Gateway head coach Gene Perhac will serve as an assistant coach for the Northeast team. Latrobe's John Winebrenner and Pine-Richland's Mike Bagnato will be the co-head coaches, while Hampton's Anthony Scolieri will join Perhac as an assistant coach.
The Northeast will be out to avenge last year's tough 8-2 loss to the Southwest. Plum senior goaltender Taylor Cestra played in that game, and she made seven saves on 11 shots faced.
Kiski Area senior forward Shawn Welsh, who scored one of the Northeast's two goals in last year's game, returns as an all-star.
Latrobe senior defenseman Robert Vasinko, who assisted on Welsh's goal, also is back as an all-star.
Michael Love is a staff writer with Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-388-5825 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Starkey: Parents provide Cervelli’s inspiration
- Supreme Court justices ream EPA for ignoring costs to meet air standards
- Pittsburgh Public Works supervisor disciplined for text message
- More witness intimidation charges filed against Plum teacher
- Pirates hope 1st baseman Alvarez starts to regain power stroke
- Murrysville native Bullock vying for health magazine’s ‘Next Fitness Star’
- Coach helps ex-McKeesport star Marshall keep NBA dream alive
- Daily Courier roundup: Connellsville tops Farmington
- Downie, Ehrhoff lead list of likely Penguins leaving in free agency
- 80 percent of drivers found exceeding speed limit in Mt. Lebanon, Bethel Park
- St. Vincent professor, students use interviews to refresh drug addiction data