Herald Roundup: Week of 10/9/17

The Fox Chapel field hockey team traveled to Hershey on Sept. 30 to play in a tournament, gaining experience for the season’s stretch run.

The Foxes fell to Donegal, 8-1, in the first game and lost to Cumberland Valley, 2-0, in the second game.

FC defeated Mt. Lebanon, 3-0, on Oct. 3. Ellie Markel scored a pair of goals, Sloan Rost had a goal and an assist and Isabella Lagazzi picked up an assist. Marissa Hardiman posted the shutout in goal and made three saves.

The Foxes beat Oakland Catholic, 7-0, on Oct. 4. Rost scored three goals, with Paige Ryan, Brianna Lucas, Lagazzi and Olivia Hourvitz also scoring.

Boys golf

The WPIAL Class AAA boys individual championships were held at Nemacolin Country Club on Oct. 3. Fox Chapel’s Gregor Meyer finished in ninth place with a 77. He qualified for the PIAA Western Regional at Tom’s Run Golf Course on Oct. 16. Teammate Amani Dambrosio, who shot a 78, will be the alternate.

• Shady Side Academy boys golf lost to Sewickley Academy in a nonsection match on Oct. 4, 188-194. SSA’s Adam Lauer shot a 36, and Jas Fuhrer came in with a 37.

Girls golf

The WPIAL Class AAA girls golf individual championships were held Oct. 4 at Diamond Run Country Club. Shady Side Academy’s Alexandra Muracca posted an 88 to finish in 12th place, while Fox Chapel’s Hannah Conroy shot 93 to finish 14th. Both advanced to the PIAA Western Regional.


There will be a girls basketball clinic at Fox Chapel High School on Oct. 14, 21 and 28 at the high school gymnasium. It is for girls in grades 1-8 and will run from 9-10:30 a.m. Cost is $15 per session or $40 for all three. For more information, contact jenniferoshea1522@gmail.com.

• Fox Chapel will hold the 2017 Boys Basketball Fall Boot Camp from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Nov. 2 and Nov. 9, at the high school gymnasium. It is open to boys from grades 1-8. The cost is $20 for a single session and $50 for all three. Basketballs will be provided, and campers will be divided by skill level. The staff will include FC boys basketball coach Zach Skrinjar, along with current players and coaching staff. For more information, call 412-519-5957 or email zachskrinjar@yahoo.com.