2018-2019 Game Summaries
Senior Caroline Wrigley turned in another great performance at the PIAA Western Regional Qualifier on Monday at Tom’s Run. Wrigley took first place and qualified for the PIAA finals. Her 1-under par 71 was one of two scores under par for the boys’ and girls’ AAA and AA competitors. The score was also impressive given the rainy and windy conditions.
The top five girls move on to the state finals in York, PA. South Fayette’s Caroline McConnell (74), Upper St. Clair’s Sara Steve (78), Uniontown’s Danae Rugoala (78) and Oakland Catholic’s Jessica Meyers all qualified.
With record-low score of 294, the North Allegheny girls’ golf team ran away with its fourth consecutive Class AAA WPIAL championship on Thursday afternoon at Cedarbrook Golf Course. Its the seventh WPIAL crown in program history. Upper St. Clair came in second place with a score of 332. Penn-Trafford finished in third place and Mt. Lebanon took fourth with scores of 357 and 370, respectively.
Three-time WPIAL individual champion Caroline Wrigley led the scorecard with a 6-under 65. Senior Christina Lewis and junior Esha Vaidya each carded a 75. Junior Bella Walter chipped in with a 79 and Christina Zhou added a 95.
The victory qualified the Tigers for the PIAA Finals where they look to defend their state title from 2017. Wrigley will compete in the Individual PIAA State qualifier next Monday.
(Photo courtesy of Bill Beckner and the Trib Live HSSN.)
The North Allegheny girls’ golf team traveled to Rolling Acres Golf Course on Monday for the WPIAL team semifinals. With a score of 310, the three-time defending champions topped the 10-team field to advance to the WPIAL finals on Thursday. North Allegheny’s score was the lowest 18-hole score in the past five years of WPIAL play in girls’ golf.
Senior Caroline Wrigley turned in a dominant performance with a 3-under par 70 to pace the Tigers. Bella Walter turned in her best score of the year with an even-par 73.
Along with the Tigers, Upper St. Clair (342), Mt. Lebanon (358) and Penn-Trafford (360) also advanced to the WPIAL finals.
North Allegheny senior Caroline Wrigley became just the third female golfer all-time to earn a WPIAL three-peat on Wednesday afternoon at Diamond Run Golf Club. The Furman recruit topped the scorecard in the Class AAA individual championship with a 1-under par 71.
Wrigley is the first to claim a WPIAL three-peat since Jodi Figley of Hopewell, who went on to grab four consecutive titles from 1983-1986. Wrigley is the niece of Frank Fuhrer III of Fox Chapel, who won three straight WPIAL boys golf crowns from 1974-1976.
Top seven golfers from the WPIAL finals, including Wrigley, advance to the PIAA Western Regional at Tom’s Run Golf Course on Oct. 15.
Other Tigers who competed on Wednesday were Christina Lewis and Bella Walter who each shot a 10-over, and junior Esha Vaidya who shot a 14-over. For a complete list of golfers from the Class AAA WPIAL individual finals, click here.
(Photo and video courtesy of Bill Beckner and Trib HSSN.)
The North Allegheny girls’ golf team extended its unbeaten record with a 157-220 triumph over the Bethel Park Black Hawks at Scenic Valley Golf Course.
The non-section win was sparked by senior Christina Lewis, who shot a team-best 36. Junior Bella Walter and senior Caroline Wrigley each shot a 39. Junior Esha Vaidya chipped in with a 43. Bethel Park was paced by Victoria Slawinski with a 49.
With the win, North Allegheny leaps to 16-0 on the season. Next up is the WPIAL individual finals on Wednesday. Caroline Wrigley, Christina Lewis, Bella Walter and Esha Vaidya will represent North Allegheny at the event.
|Match Summary||NORTH ALLEGHENY - 157|
BETHEL PARK - 220
|NORTH ALLEGHENY||SCORE||BETHEL PARK||SCORE|
|Christina Lewis||36||Victoria Slawinski||49|
|Bella Walter||39||Kate Wooley||54|
|Caroline Wrigley||39||Kiara Greer||55|
|Esha Vaidya||43||Angeline Lorenz||62|
|Christina Zhou||45||Lauren Mullen||63|