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NORTH ALLEGHENY VARSITY
SHAW, GROSS SIGN LETTERS OF INTENT
(7/18/12) A pair of North Allegheny Boys Volleyball players have signed their letters of intent to continue their playing careers in college. Senior outside hitter Zach Shaw will attend Princeton University and defensive specialist Jared Gross is tabbed to play at Division III Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Shaw was second on the team with 211 kills and 32 aces. Gross was the team leader in digs with 265 and chipped in with 45 assists. The duo helped North Allegheny to their sixth straight WPIAL championship in 2012.
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TIGERS FALL TO LOWER DAUPHIN IN FIRST ROUND OF STATE PLAYOFFS, 3-2
(5/29/12) North Allegheny’s post-season run came to an end on Tuesday night as the Tigers were edged by Lower Dauphin 3-2 in the opening round of the PIAA playoffs. The Tigers fell by set scores of 30-28, 25-27, 22-25, 25-13 and 10-15.
Junior Tommy Keisling had a big night for NA with 18 kills, and a team high 14 digs and four aces. Zach Shaw notched a team best 19 kills and added six digs. Junior Suyash Fulay and Dom LaBella helped set up teammates with 26 and 23 assists respectively. Junior Daniel Rodgers posted five blocks and was followed closely by Zack Hayes with four.
Despite the loss, the Tigers celebrated another WPIAL championship this season and will bring back a wealth of talent for 2013. Congratulations to all the players and coaches for a tremendous season!
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WPIAL VOLLEYBALL - 2012
The Tigers will compete again in the WPIAL in Class AAA along with 20 other teams. The top four teams and ties for fourth place will enter the team championships set to begin as early as Tuesday, May 15, 2011. All teams (qualifying playoff teams or non-qualifying teams) that complete their section schedule by the prescribed date may play exhibition games providing that they do not exceed their limit of competitions. Teams who have definitely qualified for the WPIAL playoffs cannot play a game after May 14, 2012. All playoff entries will be determined by section record only and will be determined by the best section won-loss record. Teams that tie for first place will not have the tie broken and ALL of the tied teams will be declared section champions, will receive a section winner's plaque, and will be entered into the WPIAL tournament. If four or more teams tie for first place, only those teams will qualify for the playoffs.
In the event of a multiple tie (two or more teams) for a playoff position, head-to-head will be the first determinant. If head-to-head does not break the tie, the following tie-breaking system will be used. If three or more teams tie for third place and the tie-breaking system identifies one team as the third place team, the remaining teams will be then tied for fourth place and the process begins all over with head-to-head competition being the first determinant for establishing the fourth place team. If a tie cannot be broken all tied teams will enter the playoffs.
1. Section won-lost records of
all tied teams will be compiled.
All matches will be played with a best of vie game format. By PIAA directive all triangular matches and tournaments count as two competition points. All quadrangular matches count as three competition points. All two day tournaments count as four competition points, two for each day of competition.
The top three teams in each classification will qualify for the PIAA Championships to be held at a site and time to be determined. A third place consolation match will be held in each classification to determined the third place team.
CLASS AAA - 21 TEAMS
Any questions or comments should be
directed to Athletic Director Bob