Shady Side Academy soccer teams advance to WPIAL quarterfinals
Shady Side Academy soccer teams will see big action this week, as both the girls and boys teams advanced to the WPIAL quarterfinals.
The girls team, coached by Mary Lynch, will face Seton LaSalle at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Deer Lakes.
The team is buoyed by seniors Sophia McMahon and Krystyna Rytel, and sophomore Melissa Riggins, who each scored two goals in the team’s playoff win on Oct. 20 against South Side Beaver, 8-0, in the first round of the WPIAL Class A Championship.
The boys team will play Thursday, although a time and place for the quarterfinal game has not been announced.
The team will take on Keystone Oaks after defeating North Catholic, 3-2, in the first round of the WPIAL Class AA Boys Soccer Championship on Monday. Freshman Sam Farner scored the game-winning goal for SSA.
The school will post game details on the website when available.