Name: Josh Lapiana
School: Chartiers Valley
Background Info: Lapiana has been the ace pitcher and driving force for a Chartiers Valley that recently wrapped up a section title and finished undefeated in section play after defeated McGuffey on Monday. Lapiana pitched the Colts to an outright section title in last Friday's 5-4, eight-inning win against South Fayette. Lapiana went the distance, allowing only six hits while striking out 11. Offensively, he added two hits and an RBI. Winners of 12 of their past 13 games, the Colts are 14-3 overall and 10-0 in Class AAA Section 3. Lapiana will pitch next season at the University of Akron.