McMURRAY – Both offenses struck early, but then the pitchers for Connellsville and Trinity settled into the quarterfinal Class 5A softball game.
There were multiple gold medals won by local boys at the WPIAL Track & Field Championships Thursday at Slippery Rock University.
After a tough three-game stretch two weeks ago, Canon-McMillan is back on track. Trinity continues to out-hit opponents, two neighboring schools could be fighting of a final playoff spot and Carmichaels could make it interesting in Class 2A Section 3.
Santino Marra had four hits and Andino Vecchiolla pitched a one-hit shutout to lead Laurel Highlands to a 15-0 Section 3-AAAAA victory over Trinity on Monday at Tom Landman Field.
McGuffey only had three wins in 2018. Trinity had five. They have both already eclipsed those totals not even halfway through this season and are looking for more.
Trinity scored two runs with two outs in the third inning and winning pitcher Camden Zaken made sure they were enough as the Hillers handed visiting Laurel Highlands its first loss of the season, 2-1, Monday in a battle for the top spot in Class 5A Section 3 baseball.
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Several local high school basketball teams get a new lease on life by being pulled into the PIAA playoffs by the WPIAL's follow-the-leader system for determining postseason spots.
Trinity advances to sixth straight quarterfinal appearance with dominating first-round win over Penn-Trafford.
Trinity uses another fourth-quarter comeback to down South Fayette in an important section game.
After an 0-4 start, Trinity guard Michael Koroly has led a recent surge by the Hillers resulting in five wins in their last six games.
Despite falling behind 15-2 at the start, Trinity battled back to defeat neighboring rival Washington in a non-section game.
The Big Macs hold off Franklin Regional, and the Hillers followed suite against Albert Gallatin. The two teams will meet for the second time this year in the Trinity tournament Friday night.
Peters Township and Waynesburg girls soccer teams receive first-round byes; Bentworth and Belle Vernon are No. 3 seeds for the WPIAL playoffs that begin Saturday.