NA Returns To WPIAL Championship With 3-0 Sweep Of Hempfield
The three-time reigning WPIAL champions will make a return trip to the WPIAL Class AAA title match thanks to a 3-0 sweep over the Hempfield Spartans on Tuesday night at Fox Chapel High School. The Tigers defeated the Spartans in the WPIAL semifinals by set scores of 25-10, 25-11 and 25-18. It’s the 60th consecutive victory for North Allegheny, the No. 1-ranked team in the state.
The Tigers were hitting on all cylinders from the very start and overwhelmed the Spartans with a hitting percentage of .625 for the match. Ten different players recorded kills for NA as junior setter Caleb Schall facilitated the offense with a team-best 31 assists. For his efforts, Schall was named the Wright Automotive Player of the Match.
Senior Michael Mosbacher paced the team with nine kills, followed by Garrett Hrvoich and Gavin Owens with six kills each. Senior David Sanfillipo led the team in blocks with four and also delivered six kills, hitting .857 on the night. Defensively, senior Peter Carioto led with 10 digs, followed by Owens with seven. Mosbacher was the team leader in service aces with four.
North Allegheny improves to 14-0 overall and will face section rival Seneca Valley in the WPIAL Class AAA championship on Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. at Fox Chapel. The match will be broadcast live via the internet by the North Allegheny Sports Network.
Boys Volleyball Summary vs. Hempfield, 5-25-21
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