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Roundup:Thomas Jefferson advances to PIAA tournament

| Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 9:38 p.m.
Greensburg Salem's Claire Oberdorf catches the last out of the WPIAL softball class AAA consolation game at California University of Pennsylvania's Lilley Field on Wednesday May 30, 2012. Greensburg Salem won 1-0 and will advance to the PIAA tournament.
Steph Anderson | Tribune-Review
Greensburg Salem's Claire Oberdorf catches the last out of the WPIAL softball class AAA consolation game at California University of Pennsylvania's Lilley Field on Wednesday May 30, 2012. Greensburg Salem won 1-0 and will advance to the PIAA tournament. Steph Anderson | Tribune-Review

Pitt recruit Greg Schneider worked through a rough second inning and also doubled in the go-ahead run in the third to lead Thomas Jefferson to a 2-1 win over Hopewell in the WPIAL Class AAA consolation game at Washington & Jefferson's Ross Memorial Park on Wednesday.

Schneider allowed his first earned run since April 20 but gave up just three hits overall while striking out six. Thomas Jefferson (16-5) will play District 10 champion Warren in the PIAA tournament Monday.

OLSH 4, Bentworth 2 — Preston Falascino came on in the second inning and allowed just two hits to lead OLSH to victory in the WPIAL Class A consolation game at Washington & Jefferson.

Softball

Greensburg Salem 1, Belle Vernon 0 — Jayne Oberdorf pitched a four-hitter and struck out 11 and Greensburg Salem (16-3) withstood several late Belle Vernon (17-7) scoring threats to escape with a victory in the WPIAL Class AAA consolation game at California (Pa.) University.

Greensburg Salem scored the game's only run in the first inning on a two-out, RBI-double by Alyssa Mellinger, scoring Claire Oberdorf, who walked to lead off the inning against losing pitcher Haley Bashada.

Neshannock 3, Riverside 2 — Amanda Furst pitched and batted Neshannock (20-1) into the PIAA playoffs as the Lancers beat error-prone Riverside (16-4) in the WPIAL Class AA consolation game.. Furst's solo home run to lead off the fourth gave Neshannock a 2-0 lead and was one of just three hits off Riverside pitcher Kirsten Wilson, who struck out 12.

Sto-Rox 3, Vincentian Academy 1 — Natalya Smarra pitched a six-hitter and had three hits for Sto-Rox (20-1) in a victory over Section 3 rival Vincentian (13-10) in the WPIAL Class A consolation game at California (Pa.) University.

Boys lacrosse

Mt. Lebanon 8, Seneca Valley 7 — Mt. Lebanon freshman Sam White scored with three seconds left in overtime, as the Blue Devils beat WPIAL champion Seneca Valley in the PIAA first round at North Allegheny.

Shady Side Academy 4, State College 2 — Dan Marous, Jake Ellis, Peter Eisenbrandt and Tyler Edwards scored, as Shady Side Academy won in the PIAA first round at Penn State.

Girls lacrosse

Penn Manor 17, Peters Township 13 — WPIAL champion Peters Township had its season end against the District 3 third-place team in the PIAA first round at Penn State.

Pine-Richland 16, State College 9 — The Rams trailed 7-5 at halftime but rallied to win a PIAA first-round game at Penn State. Britt Byerly had five goals and Tess Drotar and Drew Hayden added four and three.

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