Norwin notebook: Late-season surge leads to solid seed for boys’ soccer team


Saturday, October 29, 2022 | 11:01 a.m.

The norwin The boys soccer team played some of their best football late in the season and that led to a quality placement in the WPIAL playoffs.

The Knights (11-6) were given the No. 3 seed in Class 4A and, with only eight teams in the group, the Knights were given time until their opener. playoffs.

norwinwho has won 11 of his last 13 regular season games, was set to host the No. 6 Pine-Richland (12-4-1) on October 29 at Knights Stadium in the quarterfinals.

On the ice

Norwin Hockey moved to 3-0 with a 7-1 win over Shaler.

Joe Vecchio registered three goals and an assist, while Alex Thomas registered two goals and an assist.

Owen Burmeister made 27 saves for the Knights, who had outscored three opponents, 29-3.

Thomas recently returned from a broken collarbone to bolster the attack.

standing paw

Norwin’s women’s volleyball team remained in the top 10 in the Western Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association’s latest regular season coaches’ poll.

The Lady Knights, who had clinched a playoff berth, were ranked No. 9 in Class 4A.

The rest of the top 10 was North Allegheny (1), Pine-Richland (2), Penn Trafford (3), Seneca Valley (4), Township of Peters (5), Canon-McMillan (6), Shaler (seven), Bethel Park (8), and hemp field (ten).

Norwin was scheduled to open the WPIAL playoffs on October 25 at Bethel Park.

College scene

Updates on former Norwin Knights playing college:


Alleghany: Junior wide receiver Declan O’Brien had five receptions for 67 yards and a 41-yard touchdown in the Gators’ 52-35 loss to Saint Vincent.

Women’s volleyball

Waynesburg: Sophomore Jordan Stein had 32 digs in a 3-2 loss to Westminster.

Women’s football

Youngstown State: First-year defenseman Emma Rigone had an assist in her first season with the Penguins, starting 12 of the 15 games she played.

Bill Beckner Jr. is an editor of the Tribune-Review. You can contact Bill by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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