Six Greater Latrobe Junior wrestlers qualified for next month’s Pennsylvania State Championships by placing in the top two in last weekend’s Area III event held at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville. They include Maddox Mehalic (second), Sebastian Shine (first), Grady Ruffner (second), Dom Angelicchio (first), Charlie Heese (second) and Hunter Snyder (first). Other place-finishers were Bradan Bronson (third) and Shawn Myers (fourth).
PITTSBURGH — A number of issues plagued the Derry Area girls’ basketball team during a first-round playoff loss against Freeport Area.
The St. Vincent College women’s basketball team locked up the top seed in the upcoming Presidents’ Athletic Conference playoffs with a dominant 82-40 victory over visiting Geneva on Wednesday.
Despite a run midway through the second half, the St. Vincent College men’s basketball team fell at home to Geneva, 85-73, in Wednesday’s Presidents’ Athletic Conference matchup.
Other than the two Heritage Conference semifinals and championship games, the most important one for the Ligonier Valley boys’ basketball team this season may be the one it didn’t play.
Greater Latrobe girls’ indoor soccer team captured the recent Midnight Madness 7v7 tournament at Canon-McMillan High School. The Lady Wildcats went undefeated at 6-0-1. Members of the team included Ella Bulava, Morgan Reilly, Maddie Delucio, Chloe Boyette, (back) Kristen Thomas, Makenna Malone, Ava Lorenzi, Sofia DeCerb, Karly Thomas, Regan Reilly and Claire Gerard.
Greater Latrobe School Board, at its regular meeting Tuesday, formally approved hiring Tom Kennedy to return as head coach of the district’s boys’ varsity soccer team.
PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs, 5-2, on Tuesday night.
The Derry Area girls’ basketball team might have to overcome the loss of two starters during the Lady Trojans’ first playoff game in four years.