PIAA Playoff Update: Girls and Boys Soccer

On Saturday, Nov. 11, the Shady Side Academy girls' and boys' soccer teams both competed in the PIAA quarterfinals.

The SSA girls' team defeated Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, 3-1 at Moon in the PIAA Class A quarterfinals. Juniors Krystyna Rytel and Sophia McMahon and sophomore Callie Davis scored in the win, sending the team to the state semifinals for the second year in a row. Shady Side (14-4-0) will face Greensburg Central Catholic on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. at Hampton High School, in a rematch of the WPIAL championship match (which GCC won, 1-0). Good luck to Head Coach Leah Powers and the team on the playoff road to Hershey!

The SSA boys' team fell to Oley Valley, 1-0, in the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals at Chambersburg Area High School. Shady Side finishes the 2017 season with a 14-8-1 overall record and the program's first-ever WPIAL title. Congratulations to Head Coach Ed Ellsworth and the boys' team on an amazing season!

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