Alumni Update - Taran Sifontes-Lavine (Westminster)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

Sophomore returner Taran Sifontes-Lavine, a Chartiers Valley graduate,was tabbedSafontes-Lavine Westminster on the second team All-PAC team.

Sifontes-Lavine led the PAC averaging 24.1 yards per kickoff return. Siftones-Lavine returned two kicks for touchdowns. His 94-yard kickoff return was only the second in the PAC this season, while his 86-yard punt return was the longest in school history. This was Sifontes-Lavine's first All-PAC accolade of his career.


(photo courtesy of Westminster College)


Alumni Update – Christian Kuntz (Duquesne)

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PITTSBURGH – Sophomore linebacker Christian Kuntz, a Chartiers Valley graduate, was named NortheastKuntz Duq Conference co-Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Duquesne's 21-10 win over Saint Francis on Saturday.

Kuntz had 6 tackles including three tackles for losses of 10 yards as the Dukes held the Red Flash to 131 yards to stay atop the conference standings. The Pittsburgh native set the tone for the defense with a deflected pass that was intercepted by Sam Martello on the third play of the game. The Dukes turned the play into a quick score to take a 7-0 lead.

Kuntz also ended Saint Francis' final possession with a fumble-forcing sack. His 14.0 tackles for loss this season leads the team, and his 1.75 TFLs per game rank fifth nationally.

(photo courtesy of Duquesne University)



Alumni Update – Taylor Breen (LaRoche)

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PITTSBURGH, PA – Taylor Breen, a Chartiers Valley graduate, scored twice and Maria DiPerna notched herBreen LaRoche seventh career shutout to give the Lady Redhawks a 3-0 Senior Day victory over Hilbert College.

Breen registered her first goal in the eighteenth minute on a nice feed from Alex Rogers and added her second from Nicole Ferraco in the seventy-eighth minute.

(photo courtesy of Laroche College)



Boys Cross Country: Chartiers Valley wins Big South Championship

Written by Ryan Riordan on .

With five runners finishing in the top 10, Chartiers Valley won the Big South Championship at Mingo Park Friday.

Zac Cox led the way with a second-place finish with a time of 17:24. But Cox was followed closely by Corey Gulakowski (third), Matthew Thomas (fourth), Joseph Westrick (seventh) and Micah Colson (ninth).

The Colts’ final score of 25 was 55 better than second-place West Mifflin. Other teams participating in the event were Ringgold, Thomas Jefferson, Trinity, McGuffey, Elizabeth Forward and South Park.