NA’s 75 Match Winning Streak Snapped At Seneca Valley
North Allegheny’s astonishing 75-match winning streak was snapped on Tuesday night at Seneca Valley by a 3-1 decision in a battle between top teams in Section 1-AAA and in the state. The Raiders won by set scores of 25-17, 18-25, 25-21 and 25-23.
The defeat was the first for North Allegheny since a 3-1 loss in the 2017 PIAA championship game against Central York. Its also the first section loss for the Tigers since a 3-0 defeat at Seneca Valley on April 21, 2016, which also snapped a 63-match winning streak in section play.
Team leaders for North Allegheny in the contest included senior Jack Birch and junior Jax Wilhite, who connected on 10 and nine kills, respectively. Juniors Nico Sfeir and Varun Kaveti chipped in with eight kills each.
At the net, Birch led with six blocks, followed by senior Titus LaMay’s three blocks. On defense, senor libero totaled 20 digs and LaMay added 11. Senior setter Caleb Schall distributed the ball for 31 assists and fellow senior Jake Koch added 12 assists.
Following the loss, North Allegheny dips to 10-1 overall and in Section 1-AAA. Seneca Valley improves to 10-1 in the section and forces a tie atop the standings. The Tigers looks to bounced back on Thursday night with a home match with Pine-Richland. A victory secures a share of the section title. The contest will be broadcast live via the North Allegheny Sports Network.
Boys Volleyball Summary vs. Seneca Valley, 5-10-22
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