Alle-Kiski notebook: Sites announced for WPIAL postseason golf
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The WPIAL announced host courses for its golf individual postseason, and four local stops are on the schedule.
The girls' Class AAA and AA championships will be played at Hill Crest Country Club in Lower Burrell.
Three qualifying tournaments also are set for A-K Valley courses.
The boys' Section 3-AA tournament will be Sept. 16 at Pittsburgh National Golf Club, with Deer Lakes as the host school.
Fox Chapel will host the Section 4-AAA tournament Sept. 17 at Pittsburgh Field Club.
One girls' sectional site is local: Vandergrift Golf Club will host Section 3-AAA on Sept. 18, with Kiski Area as the host team.
Boys' championship sites are Sewickley Heights Country Club (Class AA) and Diamond Run Golf Club (Class AAA).
The WPIAL season begins Thursday. The remainder of fall sports, except girls tennis, which opens Aug. 19, begin play Aug. 30.
Skelly to UPJ
Kiski Area wrestling standout Kyle Skelly will follow his teammate, Cole Landowski, to Pitt-Johnstown. Both recent graduates have signed with the Mountain Cats.
Skelly was 36-4 as a 152-pounder last season and reached the WPIAL Class AAA championship/PIAA Southwest Regional. He was 114-40 in his career.
New Valley boys basketball coach Mark Faulx has developed a blog called “Give and Go,” which features his own coaching philosophies and ideas, and also provides outside links to game improvement.
The blog is at markfaulx.blog-hub.com.
Incoming Burrell freshman Elizabeth Weimer showed she has a future on the track and field team. Weimer took eighth place in the shot put at the AAU Junior Olympics contested at Eastern Michigan University in Detroit.
Her medal-winning throw was 36 feet.
Former Plum volleyball player Maria Daugherty will continue her playing career at Penn State New Kensington. Daugherty, an outside hitter, played on Plum's section championship team in 2012.
Batting title for Siegel
Freeport graduate and Mercyhurst redshirt sophomore outfielder Ryan Siegel won the regular-season batting title in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Siegel hit .373 (63 for 169) with seven doubles and 23 RBI. He also scored a team-high 40 runs for the Martha's Vineyard Sharks.
“We have such a great group of seniors. Allan Cratsenberg was late for our photo day. You know why? He was helping an elderly woman with her groceries at Giant Eagle.” — Highlands football coach Sam Albert.
Bill Beckner Jr. is the local sports editor of the Valley News Dispatch. Reach him at email@example.com.
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