Six up, six down for the Moon Tigers this season, and with four of those wins coming in section play, the Tigers are alone atop the section standings. The Tigers (6-0, 4-0) have been able to play more games than fellow section unbeaten West Allegheny (8-0, 2-0). Montour (4-3, 4-2) and Chartiers Valley (4-2, 3-2) have also had strong starts.
Moon has been strong in and out of section. The Tigers won 2-0 at Class 6A Seneca Valley to open the season. The Raiders are now tied for first place in their section. Moon also won 12-11 in a wild game against Hopewell. Alyssa Sisko singled in the game-winning run in walk-off fashion in the bottom of the seventh inning to help the No. 4-ranked Tigers fend off the Vikings.
In the section, Moon won 4-1 vs. Mars, 7-2 at Hampton, 4-1 vs. Chartiers Valley and 4-3 vs. Montour. The section title race will come immediately into focus over the span over a little more than 24 hours this week. Moon hosts West Allegheny on Tuesday at 3 p.m. and then visits the Indians on Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. That is just the beginning of a busy week for the Tigers who also visit Mars on Wednesday and non-section foe Fox Chapel on Thursday.