High school roundup: Sewickley Academy edges Vincentian to reach state semifinals
Matt Teitelbaum scored both of Sewickley Academy’s goals in its 2-1 PIAA Class A quarterfinal win over Vincentian Academy (19-4-1) on Saturday at North Allegheny.
Sewickley Academy (18-2-2) will face Winchester Thurston in Tuesday’s semifinals.
South Fayette 1, West Allegheny 0 — A first-half goal by George Slater was enough for South Fayette (18-4-1) to edge West Allegheny (18-4-1) in a PIAA quarterfinals match. The Lions will face Lancaster Mennonite in the Tuesday’s semifinals match at a site to be determined.
Peters Township 3, Central Catholic 0— Mario Mastrangelo scored a pair of goals to lead Peters Township over Central Catholic in a PIAA Class AAA quarterfinal at Canon-McMillan.
The two-time WPIAL champion Indians (20-2) will face the winner of Archbishop Wood and Lower Dauphin in the semifinals Tuesday at a site and time to be determined.
Montour 1, Manheim Central 0 — With 23 seconds left in regulation, senior Jane Schleicher fired a shot from 18 yards away and propelled Montour (22-2) into the PIAA Class AA state semifinals. Goalkeeper Arianna Jones stopped all seven Manheim Central shots for the shutout.
Freedom 1, Bloomsburg 0 — Alexa Schwab tallied a goal 20 minutes into the first half, and Freedom (15-9) held on for the PIAA Class A quarterfinal win over Bloomsburg. The win sets up a rematch with WPIAL champion Greensburg Central Catholic on Tuesday. Goalkeeper Jacklyn Hartle made 12 saves in the shutout.
Villa Maria 2, Mars 1 — Morgan Putnam and Makena Silber each had one goal in the second half to lift Villa Maria (19-1-1) past Mars in a PIAA Class AA quarterfinal match. Tori Kopchak scored the lone goal for the Planets (19-5) with 25:21 remaining in the game. Villa Maria will play Montour in Tuesday’s semifinal.
Central Bucks East 2, Seneca Valley 1 (OT) — WPIAL Class AAA champ Seneca Valley (23-1) had its perfect season come to an end with an overtime loss to Central Bucks East in the PIAA quarterfinals. Junior Sarah Anderson scored the lone goal for the Raiders.
Cannon-McMillan 2, Spring-Ford 1 — A second-half rally led Canon-McMillan (18-4-1) past Spring-Ford (18-5-3) in a PIAA Class AAA quarterfinal match at Chambersburg. The Lady Macs scored two goals in the final 20 minutes, one coming from Alena Poljak on a cross, and the game-winner from Allison Oddi with 2:50 remaining. Spring-Ford defender Taylor Newhart scored the first half’s only goal. Canon-McMillan will face Central Bucks East Valley on Tuesday.
Fort LeBoeuf 3, Thomas Jefferson 2 — Fort LeBoeuf rallied from a 2-1 deficit to beat Thomas Jefferson in the PIAA quarterfinals at Slippery Rock. Fort LeBoeuf took the sets, 22-25, 25-22, 17-25, 25-20, 15-12.
Hempfield 3, North Allegheny 1 — After losing the first set 25-23, Hempfield went on to win the next three against North Allegheny 25-15, 25-18, 25-10 in a PIAA quarterfinal match. Hempfield will play Baldwin on Tuesday in the semifinals.
Corry 3, Beaver 0 — Beaver lost its quarterfinal match in straight sets to Corry. After losing the first two sets 25-15, 25-16, the Bobcats’ rally in the third fell short 26-24.
Greensburg CC 3, Maplewood 0 — The Class A champions continued to roll as the Centurions defeated Maplewood in a PIAA quarterfinal match. A late first-set rally by GCC led to a 27-25 win. The Centurions took the next two sets 25-17, 25-17. They will face Clarion on Tuesday in the semifinals.
Baldwin 3, Seneca Valley 2 — Baldwin took the fifth set 16-14 in the quarterfinal match against Seneca Valley. The teams split the first four sets, with Baldwin winning the first and third 25-13, 25-20. Seneca Valley won the second and fourth sets 25-20, 25-23. Baldwin will face Hempfield in the semifinals Tuesday.
Clarion 3, Bishop Canevin 2 — The season ended for WPIAL Class A runner-up Bishop Canevin (24-3) with a five-set loss to Clarion (18-3) in the PIAA quarterfinals. Erin Cunningham led the Crusaders with 15 kills, and Bailey McDonald added 33 assists. Clarion came back from a 2-1 deficit for the win and took the sets 23-25, 25-20, 15-25, 25-19 and 15-12.