On Tuesday, Oct. 10, the Shady Side Academy boys golf team placed second at the WPIAL Class AAA semifinals, held at Ponderosa Golf Club in Hookstown, Pa., to advance to the finals.
Out of nine teams competing, the top three advanced: Central Catholic (379), SSA (384) and Pine Richland (391). They will be joined by Fox Chapel, Peters Township and Mount Lebanon, which advanced from the other semifinal, at the WPIAL AAA Boys Golf Team Championship on Thursday, Oct. 12 at Cedarbrook Gold Golf Course.
The SSA team was led by freshman Adam Lauer with a 73. Other scores were: junior James Fuhrer with a 76, sophomore Brice Delaney with a 76, senior Frankie Fuhrer IV with a 78, freshman Charles Troutman with a 81 and senior Patrick Ellis with an 82.
On Monday, Oct. 9, and Tuesday, Oct. 10, junior Aya Youssef and sophomore Elle Santora both earned a spot in the WPIAL Class AAA Girls Singles Tennis Championship by placing third and fourth, respectively, in the Section 3-AAA tournament. Youssef and Santora will compete in the first round of the singles championship on Thursday, Oct. 12.
Good luck to all!