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Fox Chapel, Shady Side lacrosse, volleyball players honored

| Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 9:00 p.m.
Jan Pakler | for The Herald
Shady Side Academy junior Kara Pooley helps her team to a big win over Fox Chapel Varsity during a recent home game.
Erica Dietz | Valley News Dispatch
Fox Chapel's (10) Jack Reese and (23) Andrew Tublin block a spike by Penn Trafford's (18) Jarod Zeckowski during the first round WPIAL volleyball playoffs at Fox Chapel High School on Thursday, May 15, 2014.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Mt Lebanon's Louis Lucerne scores on Shady Side Academy goalie Tucker Gillman in the WPIAL Boys Division I Lacrosse Championship Friday, May 23, 2014 at Highmark Stadium.

The WPIAL All-Section lacrosse teams, as voted on by the coaches, were announced last week.

In Division 1, Section 2, Fox Chapel's high-scoring attacker Alden Stone and midfielder Levi McCrady were chosen while the WPIAL champion Shady Side Academy Indians placed attacker Dan Marous, midfielder Michael Concordia, defenders Matt O'Connor and Connor Jones, long stick midfielder Doc Szlachetka, faceoff man Robby Woodings and goalie Tucker Gillman on the team.

Marous, Concordia, Jones, Szlachetka, Woodings and Gillman were chosen as All-WPIAL members with Gillman, Marous and Concordia being selected to the All-American team.

Marous was the Division 1 Player of the Year.

On the girls side, SSA's Kara Pooley, Charlotte Redican, Tori Winter and Gabby Harchelroad made the WPIAL All-Section team in Division 1, Section 1.

Pooley and Redican also made the All-WPIAL team.

Fox Chapel placed Megan McCrady on the Division 1, Section 2 All-Section team and she was also named All-WPIAL.

Volleyball

The WPIAL Class AAA Volleyball All-Star teams were announced last week.

Fox Chapel's 5-foot-11 junior setter Max DePellegrini and 6-3 junior middle hitter Jaysen Zaleski made the second team.

Senior Darren DePellegrini, a 6-2 outside hitter; 6-3 senior right hitter Michael Eisner; and 6-4 junior outside hitter Andrew Tublin were selected to the third team.

Marty Stewart is a sports editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-782-2123 or mstewart@tribweb.com.

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