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Daily News roundup: Thomas Jefferson boys clinch playoff berth |

Daily News roundup: Thomas Jefferson boys clinch playoff berth

| Thursday, October 8, 2015 10:48 p.m

Joshua Kane, Tom Conley and Conor O’Leary scored to give the Thomas Jefferson boys soccer team a 3-1 win over Belle Vernon in Section 3-AA Thursday night.

The victory clinched a playoff berth for the No. 4 Jaguars (12-1-1, 8-1-1).

Brandon Forte scored the lone goal for Belle Vernon (7-5, 5-4).

Yough 3, Elizabeth Forward 2 — Alex Vilchek scored two goals to lead Yough (5-7, 4-6) to a Section 3-AA win over Elizabeth Forward (5-7-2, 5-5-1). Goalkeeper Jake Bussard recorded five saves in the second half to seal the win.

Greensburg C.C. 3, Serra Catholic 0 — The No. 4 Centurions secured a second straight shutout and clinched the section title in Section 1-A. GCC improved to 9-2 and 7-1 in section play with the section finale against Jeannette set for Wednesday.

Girls soccer

Yough 2, South Allegheny 0 — Shawna Zaken, who has 17 goals on the season, netted two to lead Yough (8-6-1) past South Allegheny (10-2) in a nonsection game. Ashlynn Swauger made eight saves.

Hempfield 1, Eliz. Forward0 — Mya Hilliard scored for Hempfield (7-3-1) in a nonsection win over Elizabeth Forward (4-9-1).

Boys golf

A pair of Elizabeth Forward golfers competed at the WPIAL Class AAA boys individual championship at Southpointe Golf Club on Thursday.

Freshman Angus McHolme shot 12-over-par 84 to finish tied for 26th place, and senior Patrick McCall shot 15-over-par 87 to place 33rd.

Both fell short of qualifying for the PIAA Western Regional.

Peters Township sophomore Hunter Bruce shot 73 to earn medalist honors.

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