2017-2018 Game Summaries
North Allegheny junior Caroline Wrigley finished in third place at the PIAA Western Regional qualifier at Tom’s Run Golf Course and advanced to the PIAA finals next week. Wrigley overcame a day when she did not have her best game, but still shot a 77 and tied for third place at the event.
The Tigers had three golfers compete at the Western Regional. Junior Christina Lewis shot an 82 and narrowly missed qualifying by two shots. Sophomore Esha Vaidya carded an 86 in her first experience at an individual state level event. Lauren Freyvogel from Pine-Richland was the low golfer at the regional with a 74.
The North Allegheny Tigers will participate in the state finals on October 23-24 for the individual championship and on October 25 for the team championship.
The North Allegheny girls’ golf team captured a third consecutive WPIAL crown on Thursday afternoon at Cedarbrook Golf Course. The Lady Tigers ran away with the competition with a team score of 315. Fox Chapel finished a distant second with a 357. Juniors Caroline Wrigley and Christina Lewis paced the Tigers with scores of 73 and 76, respectively. Esha Vaidya checked in with an 82 and Bella Walter posted an 84.
North Allegheny will next head to the PIAA Regional Finals on Monday.
North Allegheny junior Caroline Wrigley won her second-straight WPIAL Class AAA individual golf title with a score of 67 at Diamond Run Golf Course. Wrigley, a Furman University recruit, scorched the Diamond Run course with a 5-under par and posted the best score at the course in over 20 years. It was a career-best performance for Wrigley who carded only one bogie on the 18th hole.
The two other Lady Tigers that participated at the event also qualified for the State Regional Tournament. Junior Christina Lewis shot a 77 for a third place finish. Sophomore Esha Vaidya posted an 82 for a seventh place showing.
The North Allegheny girls’ golf team will be competing in the WPIAL semifinals on October 9 at the Lone Pine Country Club in Washington, PA. The Tigers will attempt to defend their WPIAL title for the second consecutive year.
The North Allegheny girls’ golf team played in its final section match of the season and cruised to a 150-222 victory over the Shaler Titans at Lake Vue North near Butler.
Senior Jordan Farrell played out of the number one position in honor of a tremendous career and shot a 44 on the day. Junior Caroline Wrigley and sophomore Esha Vaidya topped the scorecard by each shooting an even par 36. Christina Zhou added a 37 and Christina Lewis chipped in with a 41.
North Allegheny finished the regular season with a 19-0 overall record and an 8-0 section mark. The Lady Tigers will participate in the WPIAL Individual Finals on Wednesday. Caroline Wrigley, Christina Lewis and Esha Vaidya will represent the Tigers at the event.
The North Allegheny girls’ golf team traveled to Irwin Country Club on Wednesday afternoon and defeated the Penn-Trafford Warriors in non-section action, 153-156. This was the closest match of the season for the Lady Tigers, but the two-time reigning WPIAL champions still prevailed to remain unbeaten on the season.
Junior Caroline Wrigley once again paced the Tigers with a 1-under par 33. Sophomore Esha Vaidya had a strong performance with a 37, followed by Jordan Farrell and Christina Zhou who each shot a 40. Christina Lewis and Bella Walter both carded a 43. Penn-Trafford was led by Anna Stowers who shot a 36.
North Allegheny sits at 18-0 on the season and will visit Shaler on Friday in the section and regular season finale.
Girls Golf Summary vs. Penn-Trafford, 9-27-17
|Match Summary||NORTH ALLEGHENY - 153|
PENN-TRAFFORD - 156
|Caroline Wrigley||33||Anna Stowers||36|
|Esha Vaidya||37||Lauren Barber||38|
|Jordan Farrell||40||Haley Pearsol||41|
|Christina Lewis||43||Karrah Thatcher||56|
|Bella Walter||43||Ava Green||41|