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Alumni Update - Shiloh Simonson (Point Park)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University volleyball had two players recognized with the announcement of the American Volleyball Coaches Associations' NAIA All-Northeast Region teams this week.

Sophomore outside hitter Shiloh Simonson, from Peters Township High School, was named to the AVCA NAIA All-Northeast Reigon First Team.

a spot on the all-region first team as one of the top all-around players in the region. The All-KIAC First Team selection had 399 kills to rank second in the KIAC and 424 digs to rank sixth in the KIAC. Simonson, a 5-9 sophomore, was the only KIAC player to rank in the top 10 of the conference in both kills and digs.

 

Simonson led the KIAC in total service aces with 68, a figure that ranked fourth in the NAIA. She ranked 31st in the nation with 0.46 service aces per set.

 

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Girls Basketball: Peters Township starting out well

Written by Joe Koch on .

Preseason projections looked pretty favorable for Peters Township as the Indians entered the season as the No. 3 team in Class AAAA. The Indians started out well over the weekend with successive victories over Belle Vernon, 47-37, and Keystone Oaks, 48-29, in the Belle Vernon tournament.

The Indians have another non-section game tonight against visiting Washington High before starting Section 4-AAAA play with a game at Baldwin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. That will be followed by successive section games against visiting Bethel Park on Dec. 15 and Mt. Lebanon on Dec. 18. The Indians close out section play in 2014 with a game at Moon on Dec. 22. All of those games will start at 7:30 p.m. Moon is new to Section 4-AAAA this season. The Tigers moved along with West Allegheny up from Class AAA this season.

 

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Hockey: South Feature Athlete – Peters Township’s Zachery Gielarowski

Written by Ryan Riordan on .

Name: Zachery Gielarowski
School: Peters Township
Grade: 11
Sport: Hockey

Background: Gielarowski plays on the Indians’ top defensive pairing with Carter Ekberg and is tied for the team lead in points with 12 (five goals, seven assists). The 12 points match his season total from last season, when he was a part of an Indians team that won both the Class AAA Penguins and Pennsylvania Cups.

Peters Township coach Rick Tingle: “He’s got a big shot and he’s using it. We’ve wanted him to take more shots for a while, but he was hesitant the past few years. But now he’s really coming into his own now.”