9:29 p.m. – Final score from Sox Harrison. General McLane advances to the semifinals against Wilmington with a 54-32 victory. Thanks for checking the Varsity blog throughout the day.
9:21 p.m. – Final score from the Rock. Hickory advances to a District 10 Class AA semifinal with its 33-12 victory over Northwestern.
9:20 p.m. – The onslaught of points continue, as Greenville’s Tyler Gentile plows over from 1 yard with 7:43 left. The missed extra point leaves it 54-32 Lancers.
9:17 p.m. – Hickory 33, Northwestern 12 late in the fourth quarter at the Rock.
9:13 p.m. – The basketball-like score continues at Sox Harrison. Greenville’s Tyler Gentile to Nico Zahniser for a 41-yard scoring pass that makes it 54-26 with 9:17 left.
9:09 p.m. – Chad Kulka again with a 19-yard touchdown run that makes it 53-20 Lancers with 10:13 left to play.
8:58 p.m. – On fourth and 6, Lancers quarterback Josh Ponsoll completed a 36-yard touchdown pass to Quinn Thompson, despite triple coverage by the Trojans. McLane 47-20 with 2:53 left in the third.
8:52 p.m. – Hickory 33, Northwestern 12 at the Rock.
8:46 p.m. – Scoring updates from both AA quarters. General McLane 40, Greenville 20 at Sox Harrison; Hickory 25, Northwestern 12 at the Rock.
8:43 p.m. – And just like that, it’s Hickory 19, Northwestern 12 in the third quarter.
8:42 p.m. – Hickory 19, Northwestern 6 in the third quarter.
8:41 p.m. – Greenville’s Corey Douglas caps the first possession of the second half with a 1-yard run. The extra point leaves it 33-20 Lancers at 7:57 of the third.
8:13 p.m. – Halftime at Sox Harrison Stadium. General McLane 13, Greenville 13 in their District 10 Class AA quarterfinal. The Lancers ran for 379 in the first half.
8:06 p.m. – Greenville quarterback Tyler Gentile connects with Nico Zahniser for 26-yard scoring pass with 1:43 left in the half. The failed two-point conversion pass leaves it 33-13 Lancers.
7:59 p.m. – Matt Astorino takes an option pitch into a monster hole for a 5-yard touchdown run. Jacob Hewitt extra point makes it 33-7 Lancers with 3:04 left in the first half.
7:53 p.m. – Hickory 7, Northwestern 6 from the D-10 AA quarterfinal at Slippery Rock. Hornets scored on a hook-and-lateral play with 2 seconds left in the first half.
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7:44 p.m. – Matt Astorino’s 32-yard run to the Greenville 1 sets up Brian Suminski’s third short TD run with 7:45 left in the half. The failed two-point conversion run makes it 26-7 Lancers.
7:36 p.m. – The Lancers’ Chad Kulka scores on a 1-yard plunge with 10:07 left in the first half. The missed extra point leaves McLane up 20-7.
7:29 p.m. – Sorry for the delay from Sox Harrison. General McLane leads Greenville 14-7 after the first quarter of their District 10 Class AA quarterfinal game.
7:21 p.m. – Northwestern leads Hickory 6-0 in the first quarter.
5:46 p.m. – It’s a final, Mercyhurst Prep wins 6-0 and will take on Sewickley Academy on Tuesday. The football updates from tonight’s game will start around 7 p.m.
5:20 p.m. – Vincent wins 42-21.
5:19 p.m. - Abdala caps his hat trick with 25 minutes to play. 6-0 MP
5:14 p.m. – Jose Abdala scores his second goal of the match. 5-0 MP with 28 minutes left.
5:10 p.m. – 32 minutes left and MP leads 4-0.
4:50 p.m. - Vincent leads Mifflin County 35-15 after three quarters and MP is at the half up 4-0.
4:45 p.m. – Campbell with his second goal to give Mercyhurst a 4-0 lead with 5 minutes left in the first half.
4:35 p.m. - Jose Abdala tacks on a goal with 14 minutes left in the first half. Mercyhurst Prep is ahead 3-0 in this one and looks like they are headed to the semifinals. Vincent now leads 35-15.
4:28 p.m. – 35-7 Vincent after a long fumble return.
4:24 p.m. - Jose Abdala finds Max Weber to make it 2-0 with 24 minutes left in the first half.
4:21 p.m. – Denzel Jones scores again to give Vincent a 28-7 lead in the third quarter.
4:17 p.m. – Eric Campbell collects a rebound fires twice and finally scores to give Mercyhurst 1-0 lead with 31 minutes left in the first half.
4:08 p.m. - Mercyhurst Prep and Karns City are underway. Vincent leads Mifflin 21-7 at the half.
3:42 p.m. – It’s a final, South Park beats Harbor Creek 4-0 and the Mercyhurst Prep boys soccer team is the last hope for District 10.
3:37 p.m. - Strong Vincent leads 14-7 now after a Mifflin County touchdown. Denzel Jones was intercepted at the goal line to setup the drive. 6:23 left in the half.
3:30 p.m. – 12 minutes left in Harbor Creek’s season as each side is starting to sub. South Park leads 4-0.
3:27 p.m. - Neavins scores again to give Vincent a 14-0 lead.
3:26 p.m. – Linesville wins the Class A state title! The Lions beat Clarion 25-20, 25-16, 25-22.
3:08 p.m. - Strong Vincent leads 7-0 early in the first on a Michael Neavins touchdown. South Park makes it 4-0 on a Kylie Snodgrass goal. 33 minutes left.
3:03 p.m. - Taylor Barum takes advantage of a HC mistake and scores! 3-0 South Park with 39 minutes left.
2:50 p.m. – Halftime here at Franklin and South Park leads Harbor Creek 2-0.
2:44 p.m. – Katherine Hartner rips a shot pass Brigham to give South Park a 2-0 lead with 5 minutes left in the half.
2:40 p.m. – South Park hits the crossbar and Harbor Creek is reeling a bit.
2:37 p.m. - Harbor Creek is trying to get some offense going but is finding trouble against the Eagles. 12 minutes left in the first half.
2:21 p.m. – Monica Davison beats the keeper to give South Park a 1-0 lead with 27 minutes left in the first half.
2:10 p.m. - We are finally underway here at Franklin. Word from York is Linesville took the first game 25-18 in the Class A girls volleyball championship.
1:42 p.m. – USC wins 3-0 and Prep’s season ends at 16-3-2. It looks like the Harbor Creek-South Park girls match will start late.
1:41 p.m. - Jesse Poljak tacks on a late goal for USC. 1 minute left.
1:30 p.m. - 10 minutes left an Prep really needs to step up if they want to score twice.
1:21 p.m. – Matthew Kiernan fires a shot past Bloomstine to give USC a 2-0 lead. That could be the nail in Prep’s coffin. 19 minutes left.
1:17 p.m. – Prep is getting more chances but time is running out. Only 22 minutes left in their season unless the Ramblers can score.
1:11 p.m. – Justin Burger makes a huge play after goalkeeper Joe Bloomstine is taken out of the play. Burger stopped a shot on an open net to keep this at a 1-0 game.
1:10 p.m. – Prep has a free kick go off the crossbar. The Ramblers are getting more aggressive with 30 minutes left.
1:05 p.m. – The second half has started and USC already has two shots go off the crossbar.
12:48 p.m. – We’ve reached halftime and USC still leads 1-0. Prep will need to make a few adjustments to get back into this one.
12:37 p.m. – 10 minutes left in the first half. Prep had a free kick from about 25 yards but tried to pooch it. The Ramblers are still on their heels a little bit on defense and need to get some intensity on offense.
12:30 p.m. – We are halfway through the first half and USC still leads 1-0. Prep is trying to mount an attack but the Panthers’ defense is tough.
12:21 p.m. – Wes Burdett fires a shot from the left side of the goalbox to beat Joe Bloomstine. USC leads 1-0 with 24 minutes left in the first half.
12:14 p.m. – USC misses two rebound shots and is really pressing the issue right now against Prep’s defense.
12:02 p.m. – – We are starting a little late today for some reason. Cathedral Prep and Upper St. Clair should get underway in the next five minutes or so.
11:27 a.m.: I arrived at Franklin High School a little bit ago, and Cathedral Prep fans are getting fired up for the noon game. They’re tailgating in the parking lot.
11:16 a.m.: The Linesville girls volleyball team’s dream season continues. Undefeated and untested for much of the year, the Lions will play for the PIAA title today at 1:30 p.m.
Linesville defeated Region 2 and District 10 rival Maplewood 25-17, 26-24, 25-10 this morning in the semifinals at Central York High School.
The Lions, who went 3-0 in pool play Friday after an undefeated District 10 season, will face District 9 champion Clarion in the finals. Clarion beat District 6 champion 25-16, 17-25, 25-23, 25-17 in the semifinals.
Linesville is ranked No. 1 in the state by the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association and Clarion is ranked fourth.
— Tom Reisenweber