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Girls and Boys Soccer Players Earn Postseason Honors

Eleven members of the Shady Side Academy girls and boys soccer teams earned postseason honors from the WPIAL for the fall 2020 season, with one also earning all-state honors.

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Six members of the SSA girls soccer team earned all-section honors, three of whom also earned All-WPIAL honors. Seniors Emory Anderson, Erin Canning and Melissa Riggins and juniors Autumn Casey, Gabby Hill-Junke and Sophia White were named to the WPIAL Section 2 AA All-Section Finest 15. Anderson, Hill-Junke and Riggins were also named to the Class AA All-WPIAL team.

The SSA girls soccer team finished the 2020 season as the WPIAL runner-up, with a 12-1 overall record.

Boys Soccer

Five members of the SSA varsity boys soccer team earned all-section honors, four of whom also earned All-WPIAL honors. Seniors Zach Conti and Caleb Massie and juniors Joe Anania and Sam Farner were named to the Section 2 AA All-Section Finest 15, while senior Bruce David earned honorable mention all-section. Conti, Massie, Anania and Farner were named to the Class AA All-WPIAL team.

In addition, Farner was one of 14 WPIAL players named to the Western Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association All-State team for 2020.

The SSA boys soccer team finished the 2020 season as the WPIAL runner-up, with a 14-3 overall record.

Congratulations to all 11 players on this well-deserved recognition!

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