Some of the best baseball players in the WPIAL are headed for colleges around the nation to compete at the next level.
Hempfield junior star Morgan Ryan is the player of the year for the second season in a row.
Led by pitcher Morgan Ryan, the Spartans were untouchable in the state playoffs, adding a PIAA title to their back-to-back WPIAL crowns.
Kirilloff will make his professional debut Friday for the Twins’ Elizabethon rookie team.
The game ended when Vincentian relief pitcher Mark Cyterski got two strikeouts with the bases loaded.
Morgan Ryan matched Avon Grove star Maggie Balint, and Alexa Pastor hit a walk-off sacrifice fly to make the Spartans state champions.
Vincentian baseball and Hempfield softball had to wait an extra day to play the biggest games of their seasons because of inclement weather.
Vincentian Academy pitcher/outfielder Mark Cyterski and and Hempfield junior catcher Madi Stoner are the athletes of the week.
Kalp and two other Hempfield coaches are in their 70s and are having ”senior moments.”
Plum’s only two losses all season came in championship games.
Macy Mularski did the heavy lifting from the mound while Cassidy Pearce came through with a clutch hit to beat Lampeter-Strasburg.
The WPIAL champs’ best-ever season ends with a 3-2 loss to Williams Valley in state final.
Coach tries to protect Minnesota’s’ first-round pick so he doesn’t lose money when he signs a contract with Twins.
Maggie Balint is Pennsylvania’s best player three years running, but the Spartans are armed with experience, confidence and Morgan Ryan.
The Mustangs could not use their field or school to prepare for their PIAA championship appearance.
Cougars defeat Donegal, 1-0, to make state title game for first time in school history.
The Panthers’ six-game run of shutouts came to an end in a 1-0 loss to Bishop McCort, spurred by a complete game by Brett Seitz.
Kirilloff has two hits and Mustangs score five in the third to break open game against Marple Newton
Mark Cyterski was nearly perfect in a one-hit shutout of the WPIAL champion Eagles, putting the Royals in uncharted territory.
Pitcher Morgan Ryan’s settles down after first inning and slams door on Chambersburg for 2-0 win.
Panthers hurlers Michael Boswell, Vince Loccisano and Adam Jeannette are on a run that has never been seen before for a WPIAL baseball team.
Neshannock loses against Bishop McCort, relinquishing PIAA Class AA title.
Yough’s softball program moved into uncharted and historical waters after the Cougars beat Bellefonte.
Plum had 10 hits in the game, all singles.
Morgan Ryan was stellar as a pitcher and hitter as the Spartans got going early and never looked back in the Class AAAA quarterfinals.
Two of the four WPIAL baseball champions lost in the first round of states.
The Knights stunned Plum to cap an incredible run; Chartiers Valley’s Eddie Flohr made up for lost time; more on Riverside and Serra.
Championship teams look to future as players rise to top in postseason.
He is only the fifth player in the history of the WPIAL to be selected in the first round of the draft directly out of high school.
Serra Catholic outfielder Jason Cerniglia and Ellwood City pitcher Skyla Greco are the athletes of the week.
Potential first-round pick will skip live TV appearance from Seacaucus, N.J., so he can take part in PIAA playoff game Thursday.
Plum started the PIAA playoffs by rolling a strike against McDowell at Slippery Rock University.
Latrobe had trouble scoring against Hempfield in two regular-season games. Things were even worse for Latrobe in the PIAA playoffs.
Riverside’s pitching staff has been downright stingy, they haven’t given up a run in five playoff games.
Justin Wright stepped up at the plate and Matt Tarabek was solid on the mound to lift the Spartans past the Knights, 5-1.
Morgan Ryan allowed four hits and received plenty of help from her defense in the Spartans’ 2-0 win against the Highlanders.
The Wolverines improved to 20-0 after a 10-0 victory against South Park in the WPIAL Class AA championship.
12th-seeded Vikings sail past West Allegheny, 10-0, to grab first championship.
In 48 seasons, Riverside baseball coach Dan Oliastro has 600 wins and eight championships with no signs of stopping.
The Colts captured the first WPIAL baseball championship in school history Tuesday, but now they enter the PIAA playoffs with bigger goals.
Chad Coles was a complete-game winner for the Knights, who secured their first title since 1960 with a stunning win against the Mustangs.
Five-run fourth inning leads Eagles to win against defending champion Serra Catholic to win a WPIAL baseball championship.
The dedicated fathers of Morgan Ryan and Jaimie Schleicher died one day apart this season, and since then it’s all about making them proud.
Sophomores come through with big hits in the bottom of the sixth to give Colts a 4-3 victory.
Braden Bentel came through as the hero in the ninth inning, but Michael Boswell tossed a complete-game shutout for the victorious Panthers.
Lancers duo has combined for 54 wins in their high school careers, and they are still going.
The Panthes have cruised into the WPIAL championship behind almost equal parts stingy pitching and consistent hitting -— and toughness.
Madison Stoner helps Spartans into the WPIAL Class AAAA semifinals.
The Crusaders nearly pulled off a significant upset against No. 1 Greensburg Central Catholic with coach Dale Checketts following from home.
Two local players, Plum outfielder Alex Kirilloff and Pitt pitcher T.J. Zeuch, are expected to go high in the June 9 draft.