The North Allegheny baseball team cruised its way back into the WPIAL Class AAAA semifinals. The Tigers, who lost to Mt. Lebanon in the semifinals last season, knocked off both Norwin and Plum last week.
Against Norwin in the first round, North Allegheny’s J.T. Zeitler and Jim Divosevic each supplied a pair of hits and knocked in a run to guide the Tigers (18-4) to a 6-4 victory. Jason Monper improved his record to 5-1 and give up just two hits against the Knights.
In the quarterfinals, North Allegheny shutout Plum, 5-0. Mitch Machi started the game and earned the victory, while James Meeker followed in relief to record the save. Matt Waugaman, Zach Woloszyk and Machi each plated runs to pace the Tigers’ offense.