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Baseball: Bethel Park senior enjoys strong year

Written by Marky Billson on .

Marky Billson profiles Bethel Park baseball player Corey Augenstein.

2015 0515 BethelPark Baseball(Photo: Bethel Park pitcher Corey Augenstein has produced an excellent senior season with a 5-1 record and 1.50 ERA. John Heller/Post-Gazette)

"One way or another Corey Augenstein is going to have a big month.

He's going to graduate from Bethel Park High School with a 4.75 GPA, then go on to the University of Pittsburgh in the fall and major in mechanical engineering.

But you'll forgive him if that's not what Augenstein was most excited about this week.

For Augenstein is the Bethel Park baseball team's top pitcher and started the Black Hawks' Class AAAA playoff opener at Gateway High School against Hempfield Area on Wednesday. Considering this future Pitt hurler could start three of the potential four games for Bethel Park in the 15-team WPIAL postseason tournament, coach Tony Fisher will likely be riding Augenstein's left arm for most of the Black Hawks' championship drive."

 

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Track: Bethel Park thrower looks strong in wake of WPIAL championships

Written by Justin Criado on .

Senior thrower Lexi Stevenson has been one of the top shot put and discus tossers in the WPIAL, and she proved that at WPIAL qualifiers as she is the top-seed in both after throwing 41 feet, 4.5 inches and 120 feet, 10 inches, respectively.

The WPIAL championships are Thursday at Baldwin.

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Alumni Update - Sean Edgar (Clarion University)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

Nashport, Ohio - Clarion sophomore Sean Edgar, aBethel Park graduate is tied for 41st in medal play after day one of the NCAA Division IIEdgar Clarion Super Regional hosted at the Longaberger Golf Club in Nashport, Ohio on Monday.

 

A 54-hole, three-day tournament, played on the par 72, 7,141 yard layout, Edgar carded a first round 81 to be in a tie for 41st place in the medal standings.


He shot a 43 on the front side, and had a superb round of one-under par working on the back nine heading to 18, but a triple bogey 7 gave him a 38 on the back and a total of 81.

 

(photo courtesy of Clarion University)

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Baseball: Bethel Park is playoff bound

Written by Brad Everett on .

Bethel Park has had its ups and downs this season.

Monday, the Black Hawks had their best moment yet.

In a must-win game for both teams, Bethel Park defeated Baldwin, 7-2, to earn a spot in the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs. The teams tied for third in Section 5 with 6-6 records, but the Black Hawks (9-7 overall) picked up the playoff berth courtesy of their two wins against the Highlanders.

Corey Augenstein came up big for Bethel Park with an outstanding pitching performance. Augenstein went the distance, giving up five hits and one walk to go along with nine strikeouts.