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High school roundup: Upper St. Clair rolls past Bethel Park to advance to WPIAL final

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Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, 10:24 p.m.
 

The last time Upper St. Clair and Bethel Park met on a soccer field it was at the site each team was hoping it would play its next game for a WPIAL title.

In a rematch of Upper St. Clair's 2-0 win over Bethel Park at Highmark Stadium on Sept. 14, the Panthers were victorious once again in resounding fashion this time, winning 6-1 at Baldwin High School on Monday night.

Troye Kiernan and Joel Hart each scored twice, and Adam Heil and Joseph Bell scored to lead the No. 1 Panthers. William Ruschel snapped the shutout, giving the Black Hawks (15-5-1) their only goal.

Upper St. Clair (19-0-1) will play Peters Township in the finals at Highmark Stadium either Friday or Saturday at a time to be determined.

Peters Township 4, Canon-McMillan 0 — Junior striker Nicco Mastrangelo tallied a hat trick, as seventh-seeded Peters Township advanced to the WPIAL finals for the eighth time in the past 11 years with a victory over No. 11 Canon-McMillan in a Class AAA semifinal at Chartiers Valley. Matt Massucci also scored for Peters (16-3-2).

West Allegheny 1, Shady Side Academy 0 — Collin Wurst scored the lone goal to lead No. 1 West Allegheny (17-0-3) to a semifinal victory.

South Fayette 1, South Park 0 — Dan Truss scored with 12 minutes remaining, as No. 3 South Fayette won a Class AA semifinal game at North Allegheny. Alex Gedrys earned his 18th shutout for the Lions (17-2-2), who will play No. 1 West Allegheny in the finals.

Sewickley Academy 6, Serra Catholic 0 — No. 1 Sewickley Academy scored four goals in a 10:56 span in the first half to cruise into the championship game. J.P. Bowell tallied the first two goals for the Panthers (16-3), who lost in last year's PIAA championship.

Beaver County Chri stian 4 , Seton-La Salle 2 — Beaver County Christian used a pair of second-half goals to build a lead and then held of Seton-La Salle (16-3-1) late for the Class A semifinal win. Hamin Cho scored in the 31st minute, and four minutes later Daniel Townsend scored.

Girls soccer

Seneca Valley 3, Upper St. Clair 0 — Kelsey O'Connor scored at the 11:04 mark of the first half to lead the No. 1 Raiders to a semifinal victory in Class AAA. Caroline Miller and Sarah Anderson scored second-half goals to secure the win. Seneca Valley (17-2-1) will play Peters Township in the championship.

Central Valley 3, Moon 2 (OT) — Cassie Pritt scored 1:47 into overtime to lift the No. 2 Warriors (18-0) into the Class AA championship and stun last year's PIAA champion. Hannah O'Connor gave Central Valley a 1-0 lead 1:01 into the contest, but No. 3 Moon (19-1) took a 2-1 lead at halftime on goals from Megan Schoeneweis and Sydney Schipani. The Warriors tied the match with 13:13 remaining on Olivia Pritt's goal.

Hopewell 3, South Park 2 (2OT) — Abby Losco scored all three of Hopewell's goals, including the game-winner with 3:04 left in the second overtime, as the No. 8 Vikings won in the Class AA semifinals. Hopewell (15-4) will play Central Valley in the finals.

Shady Side Academy 2, Sewickley Academy 0 — Senior forward Maggie Scott scored twice, once on a breakaway and the other on a rebound off her own penalty kick, and No. 3 Shady Side Academy (17-3) won in the Class A semifinals at Moon.

Greensburg C.C. 10, New Brighton 2 — Fran Crouse, who has 199 career goals, scored five times, including four goals in a span of six minutes, as the defending champion Centurions cruised to victory.

 

 
 


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