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High school roundup: Penn-Trafford upsets No. 1 Norwin

| Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, 9:57 p.m.
Brian F. Henry | Tribune-Review
Norwin's Sierra Vecchio and Penn-Trafford's Casey Aunkst face off during a match Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Penn-Trafford.
Evan R. Sanders | Daily Courier
Southmoreland's Paige Weaver (center) works to move the ball through the defense of Yough's Alex O'Brien (left) and Megan Karloski (right) during the first half Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.

Goals from Italia Biondi and Maggie Mastrogiacoma led Penn-Trafford to a 2-0 Section 1 win Monday night against Class AAA No. 1 Norwin.

Biondi's goal in the 34th minute of the first half broke a scoreless tie, while Mastrogiacoma put the game away with a marker in the 23rd minute of the second half. Kayla DiPaolo recorded a three-save shutout for the Warriors (7-3, 6-0). Cayla Imbarlina stopped six shots for Norwin (6-1-1, 4-1).

Fox Chapel 3, Oakland Catholic 0 — Freshman Deena Debaldo notched two goals, and Vanessa Blazer recorded the shutout as Fox Chapel (9-1, 6-0) earned a Section 3-AAA win.

Penn Hills 4, Woodland Hills 2 — Brie Cook had four goals as Penn Hills (4-5, 2-4) won in Section 3-AAA.

Peters Township 2, Upper St. Clair 0 — Riley Partyka and Maddie Schwerzler scored, as No. 3 Peters Township (9-2, 6-0) won in Section 5-AAA.

Canon-McMillan 3, Chartiers Valley 0 — Sabrina Bryan scored two goals, and Allison Thomas added one as Canon-McMillan (5-2-2, 3-1-1) won in Section 5-AAA. Kyra Murphy earned the shutout.

Southmoreland 2, Yough 1 — Rylee Dixon and Paige Weaver scored as Southmoreland (5-3, 4-2) won in Section 1-AA.

Blackhawk 3, Beaver 1 — Jessa Egger scored twice as Blackhawk (4-5, 2-3) earned a Section 3-AA win. Kate Mundy scored for Beaver (4-5-1, 1-3-1).

Quaker Valley 5, Montour 2 — Greer Monahan and Moriah Wigley each scored twice as No. 4 Quaker Valley (11-0, 8-0) won in a Section 5-AA game.

Charleroi 12, Monessen 0 — Halee Fredrick scored four goals, and Kyra Watkins added three as Charleroi (7-1, 5-1) earned a win in Section 2-A. Sydney Toth got the shutout.

Bishop Canevin 4, Carlynton 0 — Julianne Hart scored twice, and Sam Vanek and Ellese White each added one as Bishop Canevin (6-1-1, 4-1) won in Section 3-A. Caroline Clarke made four saves.

Avonworth 13, Eden Christian0 — Denise Stone scored five goals, and Thanna Oddo added four and two assists as Avonworth (9-1, 7-0) won in Section 3-A.

Greensburg C.C. 13, Jeannette0 — Fran Crouse and Malea Fabean had hat tricks and two assists for Class A No. 1 Greensburg Central Catholic (7-1, 6-0) in a Section 4-A win.

Baseball coach hired

Belle Vernon hired former Kiski Area coach Daryl Hixenbaugh as its varsity baseball coach Monday, replacing Dan Palm, whose job was opened after the 2013 season.

Hixenbaugh's teams won two section titles in his first stint at Belle Vernon between 1987-94.

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