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Boys Soccer: West Feature Athlete - Beaver's Dan Pollack

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Name: Dan Pollack
School: Beaver Area
Grade: 12
Sport: Boys Soccer

Background: Beaver captured its first section title since 2010, and, in the game that clinched at least a share of the title (a 10-1 win over Mohawk), Dan Pollack scored two goals, along with fellow captain Justin Rogowski. Pollack has been among the leading goal scorers in the WPIAL all year. Beaver finished the season 15-2 overall and 13-2 in Section 4-AA, with the only losses coming to Central Valley in section and Class A power Sewickley Academy in non-section.

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Cross Country: Beaver boys place third at MAC meet

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The Beaver Area varsity boys cross country team took third place at the Midwestern Athletic Conference on Thursday.

Sean Rendar led the rally in third place with a time of 17:39.00.

Riley Lamison was next to cross the line in eighth place and a time of 18:10.00. Jake Pittner finished four seconds behind for 10th place. His brother, Luke Pittner, took 30th.

The girls team took second place.

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Cross Country: Beaver boys coming together as a group

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Keith Barnes profiles the Beaver boys cross country team.

2015 1016 Beaver BXCountry(Photo: Beaver Area cross country runner Sean Rendar helped the Bobcats to a first-place finish in the Class B division at the recent Central Catholic Invitational. Jim Nagle/Tri-State Sports & News Service)

"It would be easy to call 2014 a developmental year for the Beaver Area boys cross country team.

Only one of the top five starters was an upperclassman and the Bobcats did not have a runner finish in the top 15 at the WPIAL Class AA individual finals at Cooper's Lake Park.

A year later, though, those same five starters are back and could make some waves when the team heads to the WPIAL finals Oct. 29.

"It's basically the same group of guys, but they've just gotten stronger," Beaver cross country coach Steve Goldcamp said. "We didn't have any seniors last year and they bonded really well last year and they've just gotten better.""

 

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Girls Tennis: Bobcats cruising along as class of AA

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Things are pretty much going according to script for the Beaver girls tennis team.

 

Not only did the Bobcats pull out the No. 1 seed in the WPIAL Class AA team tournament, they cruised into the second round with an easy, 5-0, victory over Mount Pleasant in their first match.

 

Now Beaver has a chance at a bit of revenge along the way.

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Girls Tennis: West Feature Athlete – Beaver Bobcats junior Moriah Bridges

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Name: Moriah Bridges

School: Beaver

Grade: 11

Sport: Tennis

 

Background: Teamed with freshman Devyn Campbell to finish third in the WPIAL and earn a spot in the PIAA Class AA doubles tournament. Is the No. 2 player on the Bobcats and will have a tough task in the second round of the WPIAL Class AA team tournament when he takes on Greensburg Central Catholic seniorKate Bryan.