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 Carlynton's Conor Richardson, shooting over Avonworth's Mackenzie Mayernik, was a standout in basketball as well as volleyball and track.

West Xtra: Female High School Athlete of the Year leaves a legacy at Carlynton

Conor Richardson left a legacy at Carlynton and in so doing became the West Xtra Female High School Athlete of the Year.

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North/South/East/West Xtra: District club teams face national test

Junior National Boys Volleyball Championships in Columbus, Ohio, attract plenty of interest from district squads.

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 Mars Area's Ori Rinaman finished first in the Class AAA 300-meter hurdles at the WPIAL track championships and was a standout in football while earning the North Xtra Male Athlete of the Year.

North Xtra: Mars Area athlete is out of this world

Track and football standout Ori Rinaman lands North Xtra Athlete of the Year honor.

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North Xtra: New Shaler coach optimistic

Amanda O’Connor takes over job of rebuilding Titans’ volleyball program.

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 Chartiers Valley's Maria Lohman is a four-time WPIAL diving champion and a three-time PIAA champion. She is the South Xtra Female High School Athlete of the Year.

South Xtra: Char Valley diver is Female High School Athlete of the Year

Maria Lohman,a four-time WPIAL and three-time PIAA diving champion, is the South Xtra Female High School Athlete of the Year.

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 Swissvale's Tyler Babyok slides safely into home as Plum catcher Dante Palmieri waits for the throw in American Legion baseball action last month.

East Xtra: Swissvale American Legion team struggling

Wolverines beat Plum, but have been working to field a complete team.

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East Xtra: Santilli steps down as Gateway coach

Wrestling coach resigns after 12 seasons with the Gators.

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 Madison Wiltrout of Connellsville, only a sophomore, is the Post-Gazette's Female Athlete of the Year.

Post-Gazette Female Athlete of the Year: Madison Wiltrout

Connellsville javelin standout Madison Wiltrout, also a strong basketball player, is just a sophomore, but is already making history.

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 Franklin Regional's Spencer Lee, top, battling Belle Vernon's Zach Hartmann before pinning him at 1:38 in the WPIAL Class AAA championship match to win the 120-pound title, has moved up to the Junior Division.

East Xtra: Franklin Regional wrestler moves up in class

Phenom Spencer Lee will wrestle up in age group at the FILA World Championships.

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 Chuck Tursky is stepping down as head wrestling coach at Kiski Area after 29 seasons.

East Xtra: Head coach, assistant change places at Kiski Area

Legendary coach Chuck Tursky turns over wrestling program to Chris Heater.

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 West Hempfield's Troy Fabaen tags out Derry's Justin Conrad during their American Legion game Saturday at Lint Field in Hempfield Township.

East Xtra: West Hempfield is on a roll

Westmoreland County American Legion team battling for first place.

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West Xtra: A golf prodigy is developing his game at Riverside

Although he still has another year in middle school, Riverside’s Skyler Fox is already making a name for himself on the golf course.

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 Moon Area's Salvatore Pollastro has been selected to play in the Brine National Lacrosse Classic next Monday through Friday at the River City Sportsplex in Richmond, Va.

West Xtra: Moon midfielder to compete in interstate lacrosse event

Moon’s Salvatore Pollastro has been chosen to play in a high school lacrosse invitational next week in Richmond, Va.

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South Xtra: Peters junior developing his game on the links

Peters Township’s Tanner Johnson keeps working to refine his game on the golf course.

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 Belle Vernon's Jarod Verkleeren, right, defeating Latrobe's Jake Willochell at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association tournament last winter, will be working to improve throughout the summer.

South Xtra: Belle Vernon wrestler has a busy summer schedule lined up

Jarod Verkleeren will be a busy guy on the wrestling mats this summer, culminating in a trip to the FILA World Championships in August.

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North/East Xtra: North Allegheny hires new wrestling coach

Sanshiro Abe excited to take over Tigers program after coaching at Central Catholic.

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 Fox Chapel's Max DePellegrini sets up a shot against Seneca Valley's Taylor Matthews (15) during the PIAA semifinal match June 2.

North Xtra: Fox Chapel denied a state title

Foxes fall to Landisville Hempfield in PIAA volleyball championship.

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Fox Chapel served sad defeat in PIAA Class AAA championship

WPIAL champion Fox Chapel takes a tough loss in the PIAA boys volleyball title match.

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Pine-Richland crew team overcomes fire loss -- with flying colors

The loss of boats and equipment in a fire didn’t hold back the team, which had its best spring season ever.

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West Xtra: Bridgers did one fine rebuilding job this volleyball season

Despite having to replace seven of its top nine players from last year, Ambridge won another WPIAL volleyball title.

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 Quaker Valley's Emily Kraus works against Mt. Lebanon's Laura Pryor during the WPIAL Division I championship at Highmark Stadium.

North/West Xtra: Quaker Valley's great run ends

Late flurry by Garnet Valley bumps Quakers’ girls lacrosse team from PIAA playoffs.

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North Xtra: Fox Chapel marches on to PIAA title match

Volleyball team holds off Seneca Valley to advance to Saturday’s final against Parkland.

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 Mt. Lebanon's Liz Donley moves the ball up field against Quaker Valley's Megan Amoroso during the WPIAL Division I championship match at Highmark Stadium on May 21.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon's excellent season ends on a sour note

Other than two losses to Quaker Valley, the Mt. Lebanon girls lacrosse season was practically perfect.

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 Bethel Park junior setter Brandon Thorsen is an All-WPIAL Class AAA second-team selection.

South Xtra: Bethel Park shapes up as a volleyball power for next year

Bethel Park lost in the PIAA volleyball quarterfinals, but the Black Hawks expect to have plenty of talented players returning.

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East Xtra: Obama Academy's surprising run ends

Eagles fall in PIAA volleyball semifinals to District 10 champion Saegertown.

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