Swimming: North Allegheny's PIAA boys swimming championship celebration on hold

Written by Keith Barnes on .

Keith Barnes covered Sunday's PIAA swimming championships.

"Officially, North Allegheny has not won a PIAA Class 3A boys team swimming title since 2010.


In reality, the Tigers were dissuaded from taking their traditional championship victory plunge in the Kinney Natatorium pool at Bucknell University early Sunday night to celebrate their inevitable coronation for the fourth state title in school history after a dominant performance in the finals.

"Honestly, it was a great weekend for us and we are happy and we are winning," North Allegheny coach Patrick Wenzel said. "It obviously feels a bit bizarre we're leaving there without getting to have a proper celebration.""