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High school roundup: Boys golf teams qualify for WPIAL championship

| Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, 9:58 p.m.
Christopher Horner
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review West Allegheny's Cooper Amos celebrates his goal with Zach Graziani (20) during their Section 5-AA game against Quaker Valley Tuesday October 9, 2012 in North Fayette. West Allegheny won, 2-1.

Keenan Hickton shot a 1-over-par 72 to lead Sewickley Academy to a first-place finish, with 387 strokes, at the WPIAL Class AA team boys golf semifinals Tuesday at Donegal Highlands. The Panthers, Neshannock (417) and Winchester Thurston (428) qualified for the WPIAL team championship Thursday at Cedarbrook Golf Course. Winchester Thurston's Matt Moore was the medalist after shooting an even-par 72.

In the other Class AA semifinal, Burgettstown (417), Freeport (418) and Shenango (425) finished first through third, respectively, at Indian Run Golf Course in Avella to qualify for the WPIAL team championship Thursday at Cedarbrook Golf Course.

In the Class AAA semifinals at Butlers Golf Course in Elizabeth, Latrobe (374), Bethel Park (379) and Central Catholic (383) qualified for the championship.

Boys soccer

Baldwin 1, Trinity 0 — Fedja Smajic scored seven minutes into the second half to lead the Highlanders (9-8, 7-4) to a win in Section 4-AAA.

Hopewell 8, Mohawk 0 — Johnny Brady, Jake Lauderbaugh and Alex Hamilton scored two goals each for Hopewell (10-2, 9-1) in a Section 4-AA win.

Washington 2, Chartiers-Houston 1 — Teddy Dragich scored the game-winning goal with eight minutes remaining to lift Washington (6-6, 5-6) to Section 4-AA win. Del Bredniak scored first for Washington and also assisted on the game-winner.

West Allegheny 2, Quaker Valley 1 — The No. 2-ranked Indians improved to 14-1 overall and 10-1 in Section 5-AA with a victory over the Quakers (12-3-1, 9-2).

Greensburg C. C. 3, Jeannette 0 — Jack Fagan scored two goals and Justin Nolfi had the other for the Centurions (9-3, 7-1) in their Section 1-A victory.

Riverview 3, Vincentian Academy 2 — Dom DiDomenico, Josh Killian and Christian Snyder all scored for Riverview as it knocked off No. 3 Vincentian (9-2, 7-2) in Section 2-A.

Sewickley Academy 10, South Side Beaver 0 — JP Bowell and Colin Kaye scored two goals each, as No. 1 Sewickley Academy (14-0-1, 11-0) earned a Section 5-A win.

Carlynton 3, Obama Academy 0 — Manny Burton, Logan Shuler and Ted Ford all scored for Carlynton (11-3-2) in a nonsection victory.

Girls soccer

Shady Side Academy 7, St. Joseph 0 — Maggie Scott and Lia Winter each scored a pair of goals for Shady Side Academy (11-3-1, 10-2-1) in a Section 4-A win.

Field hockey

Penn-Trafford 4, Latrobe 2 — Amanda Steffey had three goals to lead Penn-Trafford (10-3-1, 4-2-1) to a Section 1-AAA victory.

Fox Chapel 4, Upper St. Clair 0 — Kate Hardinan had a pair of goals, and Meryl Warshafsky and Elizabeth Savin each had one for the Foxes (7-1) in their Section 2-AAA win.

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