Cross Country: Serra Catholic boys race to second-place finish

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The Serra Catholic boys took second place in Class A competition at the Tri-State Coaches Association Invitational on Thursday.

Sophomore Lukas Dunaway won the meet, breaking the tape in 18:38.23. Senior Charles Nilson grabbed fourth place with a time of 19:10.65.

Tyler Lemak also finished in the top 10. The sophomore finished the 5K course in 19:26.20. Freshman James Premozic took ninth place, crossing the line in 21:06.16. Junior Vincent Capozzolo grabbed a spot in the top 20 with a 17th place finish. He crossed the line in 23:53.75.


Football: South Feature Athlete - Serra Catholic’s Khalil Smith

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Name: Khalil Smith
School: Serra Catholic
Grade: 10
Sport: Football
Position: Running back/Linebacker

Background: Smith has emerged as one of the top sophomore running backs in the WPIAL. Smith is the seventh-leading rusher in the WPIAL, having rushed for 1,202 yards and 13 touchdowns. He ran for 230 yards and two touchdowns in last Friday's 12-0 win against Carlynton. Serra Catholic has clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2009. The Eagles are 5-3 overall and 3-2 in the Class 2A Three Rivers Conference.


Alumni Update - Megan Sieg (Chatham)

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. –The Chatham Cougars defeated the Geneva Golden Tornadoes in double overtimeSieg Chatham this evening.   

Junior Megan Sieg, a Serra Catholic graduate, scored the game winning goal in the 100th minute.

This is Sieg's eighth goal of the season.


(photo courtesy of Chatham College)


Cross Country: Serra Catholic boys claim Mingo Classic crown

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The Serra Catholic boys won the Mingo Classic on Thursday.

Lucas Dunaway set the pace for Serra Catholic with a third-place finish. He completed the 5K course in 18:10.73. CJ Nilson and Tyler Lemak filed in behind Dunaway with fourth and fifth-place finishes, respectively.

James Premozic took the last spot in the top 10 by completing the course in 18:42.13. Jimmy Hails rounded out the top five for Serra Catholic. He ran a time of 20:57.73 for 17th place.


Alumni Update - Anita Onufer (Saint Vincent)

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Anita Onufer went 3-0 with Maria Gismondi at third doubles last week, including an 8-5 victory that helped SaintOnufer SVC Vincent to a 5-4 win over Thomas More Sunday.

Onufer also won her singles match against the Saints in the number five spot, 7-5, 6-1.

The Serra Catholic graduate earned PAC Player of the Week for her performance.


(photo courtesy of Saint Vincent College)