High school roundup: West Mifflin edges Thomas Jefferson in OT
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Christopher Demeri's second goal of the game in the first minute of overtime carried West Mifflin past Thomas Jefferson, 2-1, in a Section 3-AA game between two WPIAL playoff qualifiers Monday night.
West Mifflin (8-7-1, 8-4-1), playing in its regular-season finale, avenged a 2-1 loss to Thomas Jefferson (6-9-1, 5-6-1) on Sept. 23 and handed the Jaguars their fifth consecutive defeat.
Canon-McMillan 4, South Fayette 1 — Josh Kruczek scored three times, as Class AAA No. 4 Canon-McMillan (14-2-2) earned a nonsection victory over Class AA No. 4 South Fayette (14-2-2).
Gateway 7, Monessen 1 — Gaurav Eandy scored twice for the Gators (4-12-1) in a nonsection win.
Franklin Regional 3, Kiski Area 0 — Melanie Renda scored twice and Autumn Velasquez scored once as Franklin Regional (9-6-1, 8-4-1) won in Section 1-AAA.
Bishop Canevin 3, Vincentian 0 — Ellese White scored her ninth and 10th goals of the season and Colleen Horgan added one as Bishop Canevin (15-2-1, 13-1) won its Section 3-A finale. Crusaders goalkeeper Caroline Clarke made two saves for her 14th shutout.
Blackhawk 7, Freedom 4 — Lexi Frank scored four goals, Marcy Saldivar had two and Lia Vinciguerra added one for Blackhawk (7-10) in a nonsection win. Madi Daubenspeck and Alexa Schwab each scored twice for Freedom (5-12-1).
Hampton 2, Gateway 0 — Senior midfielder Taylor Starr scored twice and senior goalkeeper Trisha Winters made four saves for her fifth shutout as the Talbots (10-8) won the nonsection game.
Jeannette 8, East Allegheny 0 — Monique Redman, Sarah Pitzer and Hannah Morrison all scored twice for Jeannette (5-12-1) in a nonsection win.
Yough 2, South Allegheny 0 — Junior Natalie Luppold scored a pair of goals bringing her total to 20 this season, as Yough (14-4) won the nonsection game.
Ringgold's Kirsten McMichael won the Washington County Coaches Association cross country meet for the third consecutive year with a time of 19:20 — a school record — at Mingo Park. Canon-McMillan junior Jonathan Weese (16:13.2) won the boys race.
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