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Hockey: West Feature Athlete - Moon's Julian Wolstencroft

Written by Keith Barnes on .

Name: Julian Wolstencroft
School: Moon
Grade: 12
Sport: Hockey

Background: Wolstencroft played extensively in goal as a freshman when starter Ryan Durkin was out and gained valuable experience learning as a backup the last three years. Wolstencroft was 1-0-0 with a 1.73 goals-against average as a junior despite not playing a varsity game as a sophomore. He finished a tough freshman campaign 4-8-0 with a 4.45 GAA for a team on the rise. This season, Wolstencroft is 4-1-0 with a 2.20 GAA on one shutout in five starts.

 

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Girls Soccer: Moon takes care of business in WPIALs, prepares for PIAA playoffs

Written by Nicholas Tolomeo on .

Moon has been the team to beat in WPIAL Class 3A seemingly since practices started in the summer. Now the Tigers could very well be the team to beat in the state as the PIAA playoffs begin on Tuesday. Moon captured a WPIAL title on Friday night when it found a way to get past No. 6 Montour, 1-0. The old cliché expressing the difficulty in beating a team three times was true this time as Moon struggled to find the net against the Spartans until the final minutes. The Tigers had won the two regular season meetings, 2-1 and 2-0. Moon is 21-1 and has the attention of the PIAA Class 3A field. It will play District 9 champion DuBois on Tuesday at Seneca Valley High School at 6 p.m.

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Alumni Update - Matt Hunsberger (Slippery Rock)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – The Slippery Rock University men's soccer team closed its 2016 season out with a 3-1 win atHunsberger SRU Pitt-Johnstown Saturday afternoon.

Slippery Rock ends the year at 5-9-2 overall and 4-5-2 in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference play. Pitt-Johnstown drops to 4-12-0 overall and 1-10-0 in league matches with the loss.

SRU held commanding advantages over Pitt-Johnstown on the day in every statistical category including total shots (17-8), shots on goal (7-3) and corner kicks (7-3).

The freshmen goalkeeping duo of Matt Hunsberger and Liam Glowaski split time in the win. Hunsberger, a Moon graduate, earned his first collegiate win after stopping two shots over 45 minutes in the first half.

 

(photo courtesy of Slippery Rock University)

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Alumni Update - Bri Burgunder (Pitt-Greensburg)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

YOUNGWOOD, Pa- The Pitt-Greensburg women's soccer team (8-7-2, 6-1-1 AMCC) used a five goal first half to defeat Hilbert (9-6-1, 4-4-Burgunder PGU1 AMCC) 6-0 in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference victory on Saturday afternoon at Westmoreland County Community College.

Playing in less than ideal conditions, the Bobcats cruised to their highest scoring output of the season, striking for five first-half goals, all which came in the first 33 minutes.

Bri Burgunder, a Moon graduate, opened with the game's first goal at the six minute mark, as she took a pass from Jessica Moore and buried it into the far side of the net. \

Burgunder struck again just over six minutes later, as she notched her second goal of the match to double the Pitt-Greensburg lead to 2-0.

 

(photo courtesy of University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg)