The North Allegheny girls’ soccer team had eight players named to the Big 56 Conference all-section team on Monday for Section 1-AAAA. Earning first-team laurels were senior forward Alex Adams, junior forward Emma Bundy and junior midfielder Ava Ruppersberger. Adams and Bundy finished in a tie for the team lead in goals with nine apiece. Ruppersberger was another major scoring threat and totaled seven goals on the season.
Second-team selections included sophomore midfielder Sarah Schupansky, junior midfielder Sophia Spano, senior defenseman Caroline Noel and sophomore goalie Madison Vukas. Schupansky netted eight goals on the campaign, while Spano, Noel and Vukas helped produce seven shutouts on the year. Junior Hannah Kirkpatrick was an honorable mention pick and tallied four goals. For a complete listing of all-section players, click here.
Congratulations to all of North Allegheny’s all-section picks for the 2018 season.
The WPIAL released its soccer playoff pairings on Wednesday afternoon for boys’ and girls’ soccer. The North Allegheny girls’ soccer team received a No. 7-seed from the committee and will host the Moon Tigers on Saturday evening at 5:00 p.m. at Newman Stadium. Moon finished in a tie for third-place in Section 2 with an 8-4-2 section mark and 11-4-2 overall record. For a look at the WPIAL girls’ soccer brackets, click here.
The North Allegheny boys’ soccer team received a 10-seed and will visit the seventh-seeded Peters Township Indians on Monday night at 8:00 p.m. Peters Township finished in third place in Section 2 with a 7-5 record and overall mark of 10-7. The game is a rematch of last year’s WPIAL Class AAAA championship game and PIAA quarterfinals. For a look at the WPIAL boys’ soccer brackets, click here.
Both playoff games will be broadcast live via the internet on the North Allegheny Sports Network.