High school roundup: Gateway upsets No. 3 North Allegheny in girls soccer playoffs
By Staff Reports
Published: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, 9:39 p.m.
Hannah Feinberg's goal with 6:13 left gave No. 14 Gateway (10-7-1) a 2-1 upset over No. 3 North Allegheny (15-3-1) in the first round of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs Saturday. Kayla Trozzi scored a minute into the game to give Gateway the lead before Amanda Miller tied the game for North Allegheny with a second-half goal. Gateway will play Bethel Park in the quarterfinals Wednesday.
Bethel Park 1, Plum 0 — Tatiana Ruzzini scored the lone goal with 12 minutes left in the first half to lead No. 6 Bethel Park (16-2-1) past 11th-seeded Plum (14-4-0) in a first-round game.
Canon-McMillan 1, Norwin 0 (shootout) — Abby Gillespie scored the deciding goal as No. 8 seed Canon-McMillan (13-3-3) bested Norwin, 4-2, in penalty kicks. Kyra Murphy, Sydney Keremes and Alena Poljak also scored for the Big Macs. Micayla Livingston and Sami Farabaugh scored in the shootout for Norwin (14-3-2). Canon-McMillan will play No. 1 Seneca Valley on Wednesday.
Fox Chapel 2, Mt. Lebanon 0 — Taylor Cohen and Deena DeBaldo scored to lead No. 4 Fox Chapel (17-1-1) to a first-round victory over No. 13 Mt. Lebanon (9-8-2). Vanessa Blazer recorded two saves for the shutout, which was the Foxes' 13th of the season. Fox Chapel advances to play No. 12 Upper St. Clair (10-5-2).
Peters Township 3, Latrobe 0 — In the first round, three-time defending state champion Peters Township (14-4-1), the No. 2 seed, defeated No. 15 Latrobe (11-7-1). Peters Township will play Pine-Richland in the quarterfinals.
Pine-Richland 1, Penn-Trafford 0 — Pine-Richland's Leah Roth, Katie Graszl and Maggie Shope all scored goals in a shootout, and No. 7 Penn-Trafford (12-6-0) missed on its three attempts, as the No. 10 Rams earned a first-round victory at Norwin. Roth made two saves in regulation and overtime to record the shutout for Pine-Richland (12-5-2).
Upper St. Clair 3, Baldwin 1 — Freshman Emma Hasco scored to help carry No. 12 Upper St. Clair (10-5-2) to a first-round win over No. 5 Baldwin (12-4-2).
Belle Vernon 1, South Fayette 0 — In a first-round game, No. 7 Belle Vernon (14-4-1) edged No. 10 South Fayette (10-8-1) and will play Central Valley in the quarterfinals.
Central Valley 9, Freeport 1 — Freshman Carolina Lucci netted six goals as No. 2 Central Valley (16-0-0) routed No. 15 Freeport (10-8-1) in a first-round victory. Goalkeeper Lauren Hamilton made five saves in the win. CV will face Belle Vernon Wednesday.
Hopewell 3, Knoch 1 — Host and No. 8 seed Hopewell (13-4-0) downed No. 9 Knoch (12-6-1) in a Class AA first-round game.
Moon 6, Beaver 0 — Syd Schipani scored a hat trick and Kallie Conte scored twice, as No. 3 Moon (18-1-0) defeated No. 14 Beaver (9-9-1) in the first round. Moon will play Yough on Wednesday.
Quaker Valley 4, Greensburg Salem 1 — Megan Amoroso netted the eventual game-winner from the 18-yard line midway through the first half to help No. 4 Quaker Valley (18-1-0) to a win over No. 13 Greensburg Salem (12-6-1) in a first-round contest. Molly Harkins made five saves and four different players scored for Quaker Valley.
South Park 5, Mt. Pleasant 2 — No. 5 South Park (14-3-2) defeated No. 12 Mt. Pleasant (11-6-2) in the first round and will play Quaker Valley in the quarterfinals.
Yough 1, Elizabeth Forward 0 — Alex O'Brien's second-half goal lifted No. 6 Yough (15-4-0) to a first-round victory against No. 11 Elizabeth Forward (11-4-4). Leigh Appolonia notched six saves in the shutout.
Avonworth 3, Bentworth 0 — Thanna Oddo recorded a hat trick to lead No. 6 Avonworth (15-4) past No. 11 Bentworth (10-8) in a first-round game. Avonworth will face Shady Side Academy on Wednesday.
Bishop Canevin 2, OLSH 1, OT — Sam Vanek scored her second goal of the game five minutes into the second overtime to lead No. 2 Bishop Canevin (16-2-0) to victory over No. 15 OLSH (8-8-0) in the first round.
Neshannock 1, Carlynton 0 — No. 4 Neshannock (12-2-3) defeated No. 13 Carlynton (8-8-2) in the first round and will play New Brighton on Wednesday.
New Brighton 2, South Allegheny 1 — Maya Watkins scored both goals as No. 12 New Brighton (10-6-1) upset No. 5 South Allegheny (13-4-1) in the first round at Bethel Park. Amber Brownfield scored for South Allegheny.
Sewickley Academy 1, Vincentian 0 — No. 7 Sewickley Academy (10-6-3) knocked off No. 10 Vincentian (10-6-1) and will play Avonworth in the first round.
Shady Side Academy 8, Serra 0 — Maggie Scott scored four goals and Zoe Schoen notched two goals and an assist as No. 3 Shady Side Academy (15-3-0) blanked No. 14 Serra (10-8-0) in the first round at Baldwin.
Springdale 2, Charleroi 0 — Casey Hughes scored the game-winner in the middle of the first half to help No. 9 Springdale (12-6-0) to a first-round win over No. 8 Charleroi (12-3-2). Emma Whalen added a goal, and Allison Seiler made five saves in a shutout.
Mohawk 1, Riverview 0 — Mohawk (10-9-0) defeated Riverview (7-11-0) in a preliminary-round game. Mohawk will play No. 1 Greensburg Central Catholic on Monday.
Mt. Pleasant 7, Yough 0 —Mt. Pleasant (12-5-1) earned a Class AA preliminary-round win over Yough (8-9-1) and will play No. 1 West Allegheny on Monday.
Southmoreland 1, Beaver 0 — Luke Zeleznik scored the winning goal to lead Southmoreland (13-5-1) past Beaver (8-10) in a Class AA preliminary-round game. Southmoreland advances to play South Park at Thomas Jefferson on Monday.
Apollo-Ridge 41, Riverview 16 — Apollo-Ridge quarterback Jesse Zelonka ran for 236 yards and passed for 111 yards as the Class A No. 9 Vikings (6-2, 5-2) defeated Riverview (1-7, 1-6). Zelonka ran 92 yards for one touchdown and threw a 64-yard scoring pass to Alex Smith. Keir Barber carried 36 times for 144 yards for Riverview.
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