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NA RALLIES FROM 16-POINT DEFICIT, HUMBLES PINE-RICHLAND IN OVERTIME, 83-77

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The North Allegheny boys’ basketball team rallied from 16-point deficit in the second half for an 83-77 victory against neighborhood rival Pine-Richland on Friday night.

The win kept the Tigers undefeated in Section 1-6A action and snapped a nine-game losing streak in the head-to-head series with the Rams.

It was the first win against Pine-Richland since a 71-69 triumph on Dec. 15, 2015.

For the full recap, click here.

TIGERS WIN THRILLER OVER NORTH HILLS, 82-79, IN OVERTIME

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In a dramatic Section 1-6A opener, the North Allegheny boys’ basketball team earned a hard-fought, 82-79, victory in overtime at North Hills on Friday night.

At the same location where they clinched a playoff berth to end the regular season a year ago, the Tigers dealt the Indians another section loss, this time to start the 2021 campaign.

It was the sixth consecutive win for North Allegheny in the head-to-head series with North Hills.

For the full recap, click here.

Boys Soccer Class 4A All-Section Teams Announced

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First-Team Photo Gallery

2020 Boys Soccer Class 4A All-Section Teams

SECTION 1   
FIRST TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Landon MohneyButlerForwardJunior
Nate LazzaraFox ChapelForwardSenior
Evan AndersonNorth AlleghenyForwardJunior
Kensly OwensNorth AlleghenyForwardSenior
Zack LaValleSeneca ValleyForwardSenior
Evan FetterButlerMidfieldSenior
Will SangpachatanarukPine-RichlandMidfieldSenior
Beaux LizewskiSeneca ValleyMidfieldSophomore
Ross HartleyShalerMidfieldSenior
Ashton SchutzmanFox ChapelDefenderJunior
Chase ThomasSeneca ValleyDefenderSenior
Adam DaviesSeneca ValleyGoalkeeperSenior
COACH OF THE YEAR
George WilliamsSeneca Valley
SECOND TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
David MerrimanFox ChapelForwardSenior
Nathan EastgateSeneca ValleyForwardSenior
Anthony ShinFox ChapelMidfieldSenior
Zoha PetersonNorth AlleghenyMidfieldSenior
Jonathan SwannNorth AlleghenyMidfieldSenior
Mason BaldwinSeneca ValleyMidfieldSenior
Brian SeidlShalerMidfieldSenior
Tyler GillisButlerDefenderSenior
Jack NuryFox ChapelDefenderSenior
Max KressNorth AlleghenyDefenderSenior
Jacob CiganikShalerDefenderJunior
Alex MarencelNorth HillsGoalkeeperSenior
HONORABLE MENTION
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Sean AhiaFox ChapelForwardJunior
AJ DeLeonibusShalerForwardSenior
Cody LubinskyButlerMidfieldFreshman
Will StaskoNorth AlleghenyMidfieldSenior
Brandon McEwenNorth HillsMidfieldJunior
Cale KlaffPine-RichlandMidfieldSophomore
Kyle MajeskiSeneca ValleyMidfieldSenior
Ryan OscheNorth HillsDefenderSenior
Sam DeFabboSeneca ValleyDefenderSenior
Clayton HumbertFox ChapelGoalkeeperSenior
SECTION 2
FIRST TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Joey MoellerBaldwinForwardSenior
Kalala IraqiBrashearForwardJunior
Andrew MassucciPeters TownshipForwardJunior
Jack MeyersUpper St. ClairForwardSenior
Joey FonagyCanon-McMillanForwardSenior
Ben BacdayanUpper St. ClairMidfieldSenior
Zach NellasMt. LebanonMidfieldSenior
Zac D'AlesandroMt. LebanonMidfieldJunior
Austin MarmolPeters TownshipMidfieldJunior
Owen MaherCanon-McMillanDefenderSenior
Dominic SambucoPeters TownshipDefenderSenior
Kaiden ReamerCanon-McMillanGoalkeeperSenior
COACH OF THE YEAR
Bobby DyerPeters Township
SECOND TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Anthony BellinoCanon-McMillanForwardSophomore
Deepan MagarBrashearMidfieldSenior
Luke HolmesPeters TownshipMidfieldSenior
Zach StewartBaldwinMidfieldSenior
Ethan DonovanBethel ParkDefenderSenior
JJ CuddyUpper St. ClairDefenderSenior
Jake HarringtonBethel ParkDefenderSenior
Michael FrancusBethel ParkGoalkeeperSenior
Derek LiguoriPeters TownshipGoalkeeperSenior
SECTION 3
FIRST TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Brendan AshNorwinForwardSenior
Nolan AgostoniLatrobeForwardSenior
Lucas HammerleConnellsvilleForwardSenior
Nate SchlessingerPenn-TraffordForwardSenior
Zachary KautterCentral CatholicForwardSenior
Caleb YurichaNorwinMidfieldJunior
Luqman SabreeAllderdiceMidfieldSenior
Neel WillisAllderdiceMidfieldSenior
Gino DiMatteoCentral CatholicMidfieldSenior
Nate BownNorwinDefenderSenior
Christopher HallCentral CatholicDefenderJunior
Andy YanezNorwinGoalkeeperJunior
COACH OF THE YEAR
Scott SchubertNorwin
SECOND TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Riley ZimmermanNorwinForwardJunior
Robert PhelpsAllderdiceForwardJunior
Ian BrownNorwinMidfieldSenior
Nico LorenziLatrobeMidfieldJunior
Nate MyersLatrobeMidfieldSenior
Ben KissellHempfieldMidfieldSenior
Seth BasingerConnellsvilleMidfieldSophomore
Nick KorbAllderdiceDefenderSenior
Logan BrinkoPenn-TraffordDefenderSenior
Lucas KillenPenn-traffordDefenderSenior
Will CaseyLatrobeAt-LargeJunior
Owen KelleyHempfieldGoalkeeperSophomore
HONORABLE MENTION
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Justin NovotenyHempfieldForwardJunior
Milo LarsonAllderdiceMidfieldSophomore
Ethan RiceConnellsvilleMidfieldSophomore
Owen ChristopherNorwinDefenderFreshman
Giovanni FragolaPenn-TraffordDefenderSenior
Matthew SchearerCentral CatholicDefenderJunior
Ben HamatyLatrobeAt-LargeJunior

Football Class 6A All-Section Teams Announced

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2020 Football Class 6A All-Section Teams

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE   
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Sean KnightHempfieldCenterSenior
Grant CullenCentral CatholicCenterSenior
Dorien FordBaldwinGuardSenior
Anthony GiansanteNorwinGuardSenior
Connor McMahonCanon-McMillanTackleSenior
Bene CaputoNorth AlleghenyTackleSenior
Tanner KrevokuchNorwinTight EndSenior
Joey DanielsMt. LebanonQuarterbackJunior
Ryan AngottCanon-McMillanRunning BackJunior
Ed TillmanCentral CatholicRunning BackSenior
Eric BensonCentral CatholicWide ReceiverSenior
Mason KressNorth AlleghenyWide ReceiverSenior
Connor ChrismanNorwinWide ReceiverSenior
Khalil DinkinsNorth AlleghenyAt-LargeSenior
Connor LyczekSeneca ValleyAt-LargeSenior
Matt SchearerCentral CatholicKickerJunior
FIRST TEAM DEFENSE
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Bralen HendersonCentral CatholicDefensive TackleSenior
Donovan HinishCentral CatholicDefensive TackleJunior
Jacob PorterNorth AlleghenyDefensive EndJunior
Josh MillerSeneca ValleyDefensive EndSenior
Brady LeczoNorth AlleghenyInside LinebackerSenior
Nate HokeNorth AlleghenyInside LinebackerSenior
JD YoungerCentral CatholicOutside LinebackerJunior
Mitchell CurranSeneca ValleyOutside LinebackerSenior
CJ RobbinsBaldwinDefensive BackSenior
Connor LavelleBaldwinDefensive BackSenior
Chase HorneCentral CatholicDefensive BackSenior
Alex TeczaMt. LebanonDefensive BackJunior
Sean MetcalfNorth AlleghenyAt-LargeSenior
Connor DagueSeneca ValleyPunterSenior
COACH OF THE YEAR
Terry TottenCentral Catholic
SECOND TEAM OFFENSE
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
William HarveyMt. LebanonGuardJunior
Michael DornNorth AlleghenyGuardSenior
Cooper AustinMt. LebanonTackleJunior
Jimmy RoyalSeneca ValleyTackleSenior
Lucas LambertSeneca ValleyTight EndSophomore
Nick FlemingNorwinQuarterbackSenior
Nolan DworekSeneca ValleyRunning BackJunior
Ethan WestSeneca ValleyRunning BackSenior
Eli HeidenreichMt. LebanonWide ReceiverJunior
Brandon JacksonCentral CatholicAt-LargeJunior
Mario PerkinsHempfieldAt-LargeSenior
Casey SorsdalMt. LebanonKickerSenior
SECOND TEAM DEFENSE
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Matt BrooksCanon-McMillanDefensive TackleSophomore
Nick FriscoNorth AlleghenyDefensive TackleJunior
Kairos BeasleyCentral CatholicDefensive EndSenior
Dan SierkHempfieldDefensive EndJunior
Trevor BarrettMt. LebanonInside LinebackerSenior
Tyler YurichSeneca ValleyInside LinebackerJunior
Elijah MooreBaldwinOutside LinebackerJunior
Dane MatuscinCanon-McMillanOutside LinebackerSenior
Devin BarrenCentral CatholicDefensive BackJunior
Anderson CynkarCentral CatholicDefensive BackSenior
Joshua HumphriesNorth AlleghenyDefensive BackSenior
Kolin DinkinsNorth AlleghenyDefensive BackJunior
Tommy BoehnerMt. LebanonAt-LargeJunior
LaMont Lyons Jr. Canon-McMillanPunterJunior
HONORABLE MENTION OFFENSE
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Colin PlescoMt. LebanonCenterSenior
Chase NethingSeneca ValleyCenterSenior
Carter SantosCentral CatholicGuardSenior
Donald KreisbergSeneca ValleyGuardSenior
Riley VoelkerBaldwinTackleSenior
Austin MankeyCanon-McMillanTackleSenior
Matt AulicinoCentral CatholicTackleJunior
Mario EafratiCanon-McMillanTight EndSenior
Josh AltsmanCentral CatholicTight EndJunior
Colton BrainBaldwinQuarterbackSenior
Adam ObrinCentral CatholicQuarterbackSenior
Greg PhillipsNorth AlleghenyQuarterbackSenior
Luke LoeffertBaldwinRunning BackSenior
JR ButronNorth AlleghenyRunning BackJunior
Dom BarcaNorwinRunning BackJunior
Roman PellisHempfieldWide ReceiverSenior
Brendan AndersonMt. LebanonWide ReceiverJunior
Luke LawsonSeneca ValleyWide ReceiverSophomore
David MowodCanon-McMillanAt-LargeSenior
JP CantuNorth AlleghenyAt-LargeSenior
Anthony FinneyCanon-McmillanKickerJunior
Brandon PersadNorth AlleghenyKickerSenior
HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSE
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Maisen BourquinBaldwinDefensive TackleSenior
Alex JohnsonSeneca ValleyDefensive TackleSenior
Owen HalterMt. LebanonDefensive EndJunior
Jack SmithMt. LebanonDefensive EndJunior
Alec BlazerCanon-McMillanInside LinebackerSenior
Liam O'ConnorCentral CatholicInside LinebackerSenior
Lucas GuyHempfieldInside LinebackerSenior
Demetrius MurphyHempfieldInside LinebackerSenior
Tanner BabeoNorwinInside LinebackerSenior
Evan LavelleBaldwinOutside LinebackerJunior
Kent McMahonCanon-McMillanOutside LinebackerSophomore
Gannon CarothersCentral CatholicDefensive BackJunior
Maurice PlummerMt. LebanonDefensive BackSenior
Matt WertzMt. LebanonDefensive BackJunior
Ben RohanNorth AlleghenyDefensive BackSenior
Deontae WebbSeneca ValleyDefensive BackSenior
James SprentzSeneca ValleyDefensive BackSenior

Girls Soccer Class 4A All-Section Teams Announced

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First-Team Photo Gallery

2020 Girls Soccer Class 4A All-Section Teams

SECTION 1   
FIRST TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Chloe WeilandButlerForwardJunior
Sam MillerButlerForwardSophomore
Sarah SchupanskyNorth AlleghenyForwardSenior
Lucia WellsNorth AlleghenyForwardSophomore
Ava BoydPine-RichlandForwardSophomore
Gabby BodenButlerMidfieldSenior
Halle MarsalisNorth AlleghenyMidfieldJunior
Sophia PalermoNorth AlleghenyMidfieldSophomore
Katie RishelPine-RichlandMidfieldSenior
Tulasi SyamalaNorth AlleghenyDefenderSenior
Olivia KamarecSeneca ValleyDefenderJunior
Julianna WernerNorth AlleghenyGoalkeeperSenior
COACH OF THE YEAR
Steve PerriButler
SECOND TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Zoe SimpsonSeneca ValleyForwardJunior
Lexi TylendaShalerForwardFreshman
Anna BundyNorth AlleghenyMidfieldSophomore
Megan DonnellyPine-RichlandMidfieldSenior
Emma MalobertiSeneca ValleyMidfieldJunior
Allison AltmanButlerDefenderSenior
Alexa SpanoNorth AlleghenyDefenderJunior
Kena ShannonNorth AlleghenyDefenderJunior
Maria VeigaNorth HillsDefenderJunior
Sydney SmithSeneca ValleyDefenderJunior
Emily MooreyShalerDefenderSenior
Paige MillerButlerGoalkeeperSenior
HONORABLE MENTION
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Olivia YoderNorth HillsForwardSenior
Manon ProkeschPine-RichlandForwardSophomore
Haley KostorickShalerForwardSophomore
Leah WeilandButlerMidfieldFreshman
Kara SmolenskyNorth HillsMidfieldSenior
Sarah McEnroeNorth HillsDefenderSenior
Chloe LeonardSeneca ValleyDefenderSophomore
Katharine KellyPine-RichlandGoalkeeperSenior
SECTION 2
FIRST TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Mella PeerMt. LebanonForwardSophomore
Jill MarvinPeters TownshipForwardJunior
Carson BoganUpper St. ClairForwardSenior
Kendall DonatiMt. LebanonForwardSenior
Emily GrossCanon-McMillanMidfieldSenior
Grace NellasMt. LebanonMidfieldSophomore
Brooke OpfermanPeters TownshipMidfieldSophomore
Ria SinghMoonDefenderSenior
Rachel TothBethel ParkDefenderSenior
Cece ScottPeters TownshipDefenderJunior
Natalie GilbertUpper St. ClairDefenderJunior
Emma SawichPeters TownshipGoalkeeperSenior
COACH OF THE YEAR
Missy DalbonBethel Park
SECOND TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Eva BlatzBethel ParkForwardSophomore
Lizzie HoffMoonForwardJunior
Macy MathiasBethel ParkMidfieldJunior
Emily RoccoUpper St. ClairMidfieldSenior
Lily GastonBethel ParkMidfieldJunior
Ava RomahMoonMidfieldSenior
Kayla LeseckMoonMidfieldSophomore
Eva MolnarMoonMidfieldSophomore
Aleena UlkeMoonDefenderJunior
Irene DolenoPeters TownshipDefenderSophomore
Abby KarstensenBethel ParkGoalkeeperSenior
Macie FultineerUpper St. ClairGoalkeeperSophomore
HONORABLE MENTION
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Sydney FeltonMoonForwardFreshman
Megan LearyBaldwinMidfieldJunior
Teagan MehalkoBethel ParkMidfieldSenior
Mackenzie DupreeUpper St. ClairMidfieldJunior
Alayshja BableMoonGoalkeeperJunior
SECTION 3
FIRST TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Katelyn KauffmanNorwinForwardSenior
Kennedy SolidayNorwinForwardSenior
Lacey BernickNorwinForwardSenior
Lucy ReamFox ChapelForwardSenior
Britta LagerquistFox ChapelForwardSenior
McKenzie SeptakPenn-TraffordForwardSenior
Malia KearnsPenn-TraffordMidfieldJunior
Makayla MulhollandFox ChapelMidfieldSophomore
Maddie DelucioLatrobeMidfieldSenior
Ella BulavaLatrobeMidfieldFreshman
Emma RigoneNorwinDefenderJunior
Taylor LloydPenn-TraffordGoalkeeperJunior
COACH OF THE YEAR
Peter TorresFox Chapel
SECOND TEAM
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Emma WechtFox ChapelForwardSenior
Regan ReillyLatrobeForwardFreshman
Alyssa AquillioNorwinMidfieldSophomore
Katy TainHempfieldMidfieldJunior
Mackenzie PowellPenn-TraffordMidfieldSenior
Anisha WillisAllderdiceMidfieldFreshman
Reese AquillioNorwinDefenderJunior
Carlie BarnettFox ChapelDefenderJunior
Leah KernHempfieldDefenderJunior
Martina CiafreLatrobeDefenderJunior
Taylor DeStananoPenn-TraffordDefenderSenior
Sammi DunlapFox ChapelGoalkeeperSenior
HONORABLE MENTION
NAMESCHOOLPOSITIONGRADE
Paloma SwanklerNorwinForwardJunior
Mia MuroPenn-TraffordForwardSophomore
Maddy RoseNorqinMidfieldSenior
Santa ValerioHempfieldMidfieldJunior
Morgan ReillyLatrobeMidfieldJunior
Sophia BovlerAllderdiceMidfieldSophomore
Molly HudsonNorwinDefenderSenior
Lizzy McKeeFox ChapelDefenderSenior
Anna TroutmanFox ChapelDefenderFreshman
Taylor HallHempfieldDefenderSenior
Chloe BoyetteLatrobeDefenderSophomore
Maya RomanPenn-TraffordDefenderSenior
Taylor JonesPenn-TraffordDefenderJunior
Hannah SchwartzAllderdiceDefenderSophomore
Elizabeth DuganAllderdiceDefenderJunior
Liz WaskiewiczNorwinGoalkeeperSenior
Gillian BierhalsHempfieldGoalkeeperSenior
Sophia DeCerbLatrobeGoalkeeperSophomore