Herald Roundup: Week of 10/8/18

By: Monday, October 8, 2018, TRIB-LIVE

Emma Wecht scored three goals and Britta Lagerquist added two as Fox Chapel improved to 4-6 overall and 3-5 in Section 1-4A with a 5-2 win over North Hills on Oct. 1. Julie Scheffler made three saves in goal.

Girls tennis

Fox Chapel girls tennis swept Thomas Jefferson, 5-0, on Sept. 25 to improve to 11-2. In singles, Kristen Friday, Emily Fera and Katie Voight posted wins while the doubles teams of Lexi Quackenbush/Carissa Shepard and Baylin Bitar/Paige Theoret also won.

• Shady Side Academy blanked Fox Chapel, 5-0, on Oct. 1. In singles, Elle Santora, Aya Youseff and Arianna Goitz posted straight set wins while the doubles pairs of Isha Reddy/Paige Golden and Renee Long/Avery Guyaux also recorded straight set wins.

Boys soccer

In a Section 1-4A match on Sept. 25, Fox Chapel edged Shaler, 3-2, as Zane Ingram’s goal with five minutes left was the difference. Nate Lazzara and Jack Nury also scored for FC, with Ingram, Lazzara and Anthony Shin adding assists. Clayton Humbert made 12 saves in goal.

Boys golf

The WPIAL boys golf finals were held at Oakmont Country Club Oct. 2, with four Fox Chapel golfers advancing to the PIAA Western Regional. Scott Bitar shot a 72 followed by Gregor Meyer at 73, Aidan Oehrle with a 74 and Matt Mattioli at 75.


Fox Chapel opened up PIHL North Division play Oct. 1 with a 9-2 loss to Montour. Mac Johnson and Michael Kilmer scored for the Foxes. Tyler Radigan made 41 saves and Noah Wedner had 13 for the Foxes.

Going camping

The Fox Chapel boys basketball fall boot camp will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 18, Nov. 1 and Nov. 8 at the high school gym. It is open to boys in grades 1-8.

The camp is led by Fox Chapel head coach Zach Skrinjar, along with current players and coaches. It features a combination of skill work, team drills and 5-on-5 games. Basketballs will be provided.

Cost is $25 per single session and $60 for all three sessions. Make checks payable to Zach Skrinjar, 845 Jancey Street, Pgh. Pa. 15206. For more information, call or email Skrinjar at 412-519-5957 or zachskrinjar@yahoo.com .

• Registration for the Fox Chapel Youth Wrestling program will be held online this year. Registration will open up on Oct. 15 and remain open through the first two weeks of the season. Visit www.leaguelineup.com/foxchapelyouthwrestling to register.

A registration fee of $125 is due at the first practice, is required and will be refundable within the first two weeks of the season. The fee covers the cost of uniforms, shirts, referees, league fees and liability insurance for the program. The cost of a second child in the program is reduced to $85 and $70 for a third child.

The first night of practice will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 5. Appropriate wrestling attire should be worn to all practices (shorts or sweatpants, t-shirt, wrestling shoes or socks). A photocopy of the child’s birth certificate must also be handed in within two weeks of the beginning of practice. Late registrations will be accepted until Dec. 1.

A required parent’s meeting will be held 5:50 p.m. Nov. 7, before practice. Questions should be directed to the coach Tim Carl at foxchapelyouthwrestling@gmail.com or 412-298-0041, Dustin Widdoss at 570-856-2787, varsity coach Ron Frank at ronald_frank@fcasd.edu or 412-767-9248, or FCYW coordinator Amy Funk at funkamy1708@hotmail.com .

Marty Stewart is a freelance writer.