Cross Country: Beaver boys and girls golden at Central Catholic Invitational

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Beaver had a clean sweep at the Central Catholic Invitational on Saturday. Both the boys and girls teams took gold.

The girls kept a tight pack with five finishers in the top 20. Emily Forner took sixth place in 20:32.7 with Kaita Kaffenes right behind her in seventh.

Rachel O'Neil took 12th in 21 minutes and 18.2 seconds.

Sarah Johnson and Delaine Baker closed out the placing field for Beaver in 15th and 16th respectively.


Girls Tennis: Beaver has two doubles teams in WPIAL tournament

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Two doubles teams from Beaver qualified for thie WPIAL Class AA Doubles Tournament, held Oct. 1-2 at Shady Side Academy.

Sophomore Moriah Bridges and senior Catherine Deitrick punched their ticket after finishing as runner-up in the Section 4-AA tournament last week. Sisters Anne and Mattie Taylor placed third in the section, but did better than their teammates at the WPIAL Tournament.


Girls Tennis: West Feature Athletes – Beaver’s Anne and Mattie Taylor

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Names: Anne and Mattie Taylor
School: Beaver
Grade: Mattie (12) and Anne (10)
Sport: Tennis

Background: The Taylor sisters qualified for this week's WPIAL doubles tournament after finishing third in the Section 4-AA doubles tournament, and will play for the district title today. The sisters paired up in the tournament for this first time this year. 

Beaver coach Riley Baker: "Their points are fast. They're not afraid to take a shot if they see it.”



Girls Tennis: Two Beaver doubles teams advance to WPIAL tourney

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Justin Criado profiles the Beaver girls tennis team.

"It didn't take long for Beaver's Taylor sisters to earn a nickname as a doubles duo at the Section 2-AA tournament last week.

"We walked out for our second match at sections and the Riverside coach called us the 'Titanium Taylors, " Mattie said.

Mattie, a senior, and Anne, a sophomore, activated their Wonder Twins powers to defeat Krista Kocis and Morgan Mc-Kenzie of Blackhawk, 6-3, 6-1, in the section consolation match to qualify for the WPIAL tournament, a first for the sister act.

"I know for me I enjoyed every minute of it," Mattie Taylor said. "Whenever we did qualify for WPIALs, I was just so excited to qualify with my sister.""



Alumni Update - Erin Hogan (California University of Pennsylvania

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CLARION, Pa. – The Vulcans earned their second-straight shutout with a 2-0 victory at Clarion in Pennsylvania State AthleticHogan CalU Conference (PSAC) action on Saturday afternoon.

With the win, the California University of Pennsylvania women's soccer team improves to 4-1-1 overall behind a 4-1 mark in league play. The Vulcans have now allowed only one goal in their last 390-plus minutes of action, a streak which spans over five games. Meanwhile, Clarion falls to 2-4 this year with all six games against conference opponents.

Senior Erin Hogan, a Beaver graduate, started the scoring in the 13th minute when she scored off a feed from classmate Chelsea Crockett (Gilmanton, N.H./Gilford).


(photo courtesy of California University of Pennsylvania)