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2021-2022 Game Summaries

Shaler Ends NA’s Winning Streak At 27

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North Allegheny’s lengthy 27-match winning streak came to an end on Thursday night with a 3-0 loss at Shaler in Section 1-AAAA action. In a rematch of last year’s WPIAL championship, the host Titans earned the win over the Tigers by set scores 25-21, 25-15 and 27-25. It’s the first regular season loss for the Tigers since a 3-1 defeat at Seneca Valley on Sept. 20, 2016, snapping what was an astonishing 57-match section winning streak.

North Allegheny battled hard against a game Shaler squad with junior Carissa Treser leading the attack with nine kills. Senior Jadyn Perkins tallied eight kills and junior Mia Tuman added seven. Junior Maddie Fickess led the team in blocks with five, while junior libero Caroline Curran paced the defense with nine digs. Junior Rebecca Pilotta notched seven digs and junior Ella Deeter followed with five digs. Deeter also facilitated the offense with 22 assists. Tuman, Pilotta and Deeter all tallied one ace each.

With the loss, North Allegheny falls to 4-1 overall and 4-1 in Section 1-AAAA. Shaler improves to 7-0 overall and 5-0 in the section. The Tigers will take part in the Cumberland Valley Invitational on Saturday before returning to section play on Tuesday against Pine-Richland.

Girls Volleyball Summary vs. Shaler, 9-23-21

GAME SUMMARY    
SCORE BY SETS123FINAL
North Allegheny2115250
Shaler2525273

Tigers Top Tribe, 3-0

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The four-time reigning PIAA champions stretched their winning streak to 27 in a row on Tuesday night with a 3-0 sweep over the North Hills Indians. North Allegheny breezed to the win by set scores of 25-8, 25-14 and 25-12.

The Tigers set the tone early courtesy of the powerful swings of Jadyn Perkins. The senior middle blocker hammered out four kills in the early going for an 11-4 lead. Junior Mia Tuman took over from there with two kills and two aces in a 25-8 victory in set one.

Junior middle blocker Ella Zimmer contributed to a 25-14 win in set two with three kills and three blocks. Tuman added four kills and delivered the 25th point with an ace to solidify the victory. A consistent source of production throughout the night, Tuman finished with a team-best 13 kills on her way to Wright Automotive Player of the Game honors.

Tuman continued her strong play in the third set to help NA take a 15-6 lead. A 6-0 run by North Hills trimmed the Tigers advantage to just three points before the reigning champs rattled off 10 consecutive points, keyed by the efforts of Perkins with two kills and two blocks, to earn a 25-12 set win to finish off the sweep. Perkins finished with six kills and three blocks on the night.

On a night where all Tigers contributed to the victory, junior Carissa Treser added to the NA attack with six kills, while junior setter Ella Deeter dished out 29 assists and six digs on defense. Junior libero Caroline Curran paced the defense with 13 digs, followed by Tuman’s seven digs. Curran and sophomore Avery Butcher delivered two aces apiece.

North Allegheny jumps to 5-0 overall and 4-0 in Section 1-AAAA, while North Hills falls to 1-4 in the section. The Tigers will visit Shaler for an important section matchup on Thursday night.

Girls Volleyball Summary vs. North Hills, 9-21-21

GAME SUMMARY    
SCORE BY SETS123FINAL
North Hills814120
North Allegheny2525253

Tigers Down Blue Devils, 3-0

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In a non-section home contest on Monday night, the North Allegheny girls’ volleyball defeated the Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils, 3-0. The Tigers won by set scores of 25-15, 25-12 and 25-14.

Junior Mia Tuman led the offensive charge with nine kills, followed by seniors Jadyn Perkins and Rachel Burton with six kills apiece. Perkins and Burton helped clog the middle of the net with four blocks each to lead the team.

Junior setter Ella Deeter posted a team-best 29 assists and six aces. Juniors Rebecca Pilotta and Caroline Curran added two aces each. On defense, Curran led with 15 digs and Pilotta followed with 12.

North Allegheny leaps to 4-0 overall with the non-section win. The Tigers will host North Hills on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. The section match will be broadcast live by the North Allegheny Sports Network.

Girls Volleyball Summary vs. Mt. Lebanon, 9-20-21

GAME SUMMARY    
SCORE BY SETS123FINAL
Mt. Lebanon1512140
North Allegheny2525253

Tigers Take Care of Tornado, 3-0

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The North Allegheny girls’ volleyball team traveled to Butler on Tuesday night and came away with a 3-0 sweep over the Butler Golden Tornado. The Tigers earned the win by set scores to 25-16, 25-14 and 25-15.

Juniors Mia Tuman and Maddie Fickess led the offense with 15 and eight kills, respectively. Junior setter Ella Deeter facilitated the attack with a team-best 29 assists and tied for the team lead with senior Jadyn Perkins with five blocks. Fickess helped clog the middle of the net with four blocks.

Defensively, junior libero Caroline Curran totaled a team-high 19 digs. Avery Butcher and Kyra Schmidt each posted one ace each.

North Allegheny leaps to 3-0 overall and in section play. The Tigers will have the rest of the week off before hosting Mt. Lebanon on Monday at 7:00 p.m. The match will be broadcast live by the North Allegheny Sports Network.

Girls Volleyball Summary vs. Butler, 9-14-21

GAME SUMMARY    
SCORE BY SETS123FINAL
North Allegheny2525253
Butler1614150

Tigers Cruise To Win Over Fox Chapel, 3-0

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The North Allegheny girls’ volleyball team cruised to a 3-0 sweep over the Fox Chapel Foxes on Thursday night in Section 1-AAAA action. The Tigers earned their 24th consecutive win by set scores of 25-10, 25-8 and 25-7. NA was won 90 of its last 91 matches.

Thursday’s matchup pitted two teams from opposite ends of the spectrum as the four-time reigning state champs faced off against a youthful Fox Chapel team looking to rebuild. The Tigers controlled the contest from start to finish and rolled to a 25-10 win in set one on the strength of six kills and two blocks from Jadyn Perkins. The senior middle hitter finished with a team-best nine kills.

Fox Chapel took an early 3-0 advantage in set two, but the lead proved short-lived as North Allegheny dominated the remainder of the set. Sophomore defensive specialist Avery Butcher notched four of her team-best five kills in the set, helping NA to a 25-8 win. On a night where the Tigers posted 12 aces, Butcher was named the Wright Automotive Player of the Game for her contributions.

It was more of the same in set three with North Allegheny using a 14-0 run to grab an 18-1 lead. Junior middle hitter Ella Zimmer contributed three kills and a pair of blocks to help the Tigers claim a 25-7 win and a sweep of the Foxes.

Among NA’s leaders on the night, junior setter Ella Deeter dished out a team-best 16 assists. Junior Mia Tuman led the defense with eight digs and added nine assists.

North Allegheny improves to 2-0 overall and in Section 1-AAAA, while Fox Chapel drops to 0-2 overall and in the section. The Tigers will visit the South Hills on Saturday to take part in the Upper St. Clair Invitational.

Girls Volleyball Summary vs. Fox Chapel, 9-9-21

GAME SUMMARY    
SCORE BY SETS123FINAL
Fox Chapel10870
North Allegheny2525253