Alumni Update - Ben Price (Saint Vincent)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

GREENVILLE, Pa. - Saint Vincent men's lacrosse freshman Ben Price was named Offensive Player of the Week byPrice SVC the Ohio River Lacrosse Conference.

Price, a Moon graduate, tallied four goals and two assists for a total of six points, helping the Bearcats to ORLC wins over Bethany and Westminster last week.

The freshman added six ground balls and four caused turnovers last week.

Price currently ranks third on the team in goals (19) and tied for third in points (28).


(photo courtesy of Saint Vincent College)


Boys Tennis: West Feature Athlete - Moon's Logan D’Angelo

Written by Keith Barnes on .

Name: Logan D'Angelo
School: Moon
Grade: 11
Sport: Boys Tennis

Background: Is the No 1 singles player for the Tigers and will be making his third consecutive appearance in the WPIAL Class 3A singles tournament. Is 1-2 in the WPIAL individual playoffs. Was the only West player to make it into the Class 3A finals. Won the Section 2 singles title and was awarded the No. seed where he will play Albert Gallatin junior Joey English in the first round. D'Angelo is the No. 8 junior in the state while English is unranked.



Alumni Update - Erika Aughton (Grove City)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College softball team rallied from an early deficit in the opener for a 3-2 victory andAughton GC then cruised to a 4-0 win in the nightcap for a doubleheader sweep of Hiram in non-conference action on Wednesday afternoon at the Grove City College Softball Field.


Senior Erika Aughton had a strong outing in the opener to earn the win. Aughton also posted two hits on the day

Aughton, a Moon graduate, scattered seven hits and just the two runs over seven innings of work. 


(photo courtesy of Grove City College)


Lacrosse: Loss to Mars only blip for Moon boys

Written by Joe Koch on .

Moon's boys lacrosse program began in 2011. Through the years, the Tigers have steadily improved to become a solid WPIAL contender.

The trend appears to be continuing again this season as the Tigers improved to 8-1 following an 18-0 Class 2A Section 1 victory over Chartiers Valley. They met Butler in a non-section game on Friday. All that marred the Tigers' slate was a 19-8 loss to Mars, which entered play last week with 9-0 record.

When the Tigers have won, they've done so in convincing fashion. Four of their victories have been by double-digit margins. Besides the loss to Mars, their only close call was a 9-5 victory over Hampton. The rest of their wins have been by margins of six or more goals.

In the season's waning schedule, Moon has games with 3A opponents Seneca Valley and Canon-McMillan. Both of those teams have winning records. The game that could well hold the Tigers' playoff fate could well take place in the season's regular-season final against cross-river rival Quaker Valley. That game is on May 9 at Moon.


Softball: Moon opens up lead in Class 5A Section 3

Written by Nicholas Tolomeo on .

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.