PR Teams Move on to WPIALs

Teams Participate in WPIALs & Other Competitions
Teams are having an excellent season some are earning spots in the WPIALs and others are excelling at tournaments. Check back for updates. Coaches, players, fans & parents, submit your information to, so we can celebrate your successes on the field.
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PRHS Varsity Baseball

The Pine-Richland High School Boys Varsity Baseball Team defeated Gateway in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs. They lost 5-1 in the second round against Canon McMillan on May 19, 2016. Congratulations to the coaches and players. 

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PRHS Girls Varsity Lacrosse

The PRHS Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team finished their regular season 17-1. Coach Brittany Pikur says the team earned the section championship title, the first time since 2012. They team advances to Round #1 in the PIAAs on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 They play Kennard Dale High School at 4 p.m. at Cumberland Valley High School.
"We are beyond proud of these girls for never giving up and continuing to persevere through challenging moments," said Coach Brittany Pikur.  "These close games and over times can only better prepare us for the state playoffs against competitive teams in PA.  I am so excited for them to experience this bonus portion of the season." 
The team participated in the WPIAL playoffs on May 19, 2016 at against Peters Township at Pine-Richland High School Stadium. The the girls beat Peters Township 14-9 in the first round. The team lost to Chartiers Valley  on May 24, 2106 at Mars High School in overtime in the WPIAL Semi-Finals and then went on to beat Quaker Valley in overtime in the WPIAL Consolation Round on May 26, 2016.
Congratulations to the following players for earning these awards and being recognized by the team's section and division.
Caitlyn Byerly
Maura Flaherty
Marina Miller
Maura Flaherty
Marina Miller
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PRHS Boys Lacrosse

The PRHS Boys Varsity Lacrosse team earned the title of Division 1, Section 2 Co-Champions (shared title with Shadyside Academy) for the 2016 season.  The team ended the regular season at 13-4, with a section record of 5-1.  This is the first time this title has been earned in the team's history.  The team beat Upper St. Clair 16-3 in round one of the WPIAL Playoffs. They  were defeated by Mt. Lebanon on May 23, 2016 16-10 in the WPIAL Semi-Finals. They played Shady Side Academy Thursday, May 26, 2016 in the consolation round and were defeated in double overtime. Congrats on a great run.

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PRHS Boys Volleyball 
The PRHS Boys Volleyball team won the first round of the WPIAL Playoffs on May 17, 2016. They will play North Allegheny High School on May 19, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at North Allegheny at 7:30 p.m. for the quarter finals.

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Track & Field
The Varsity & JV Track & Field Team participated in the PIAAs at Shippensburg on May 29, 2016. While the 4x00 Girls Relay and 4x400 Girls Relay did not advance to the medal round, but ended the season as WPIAL Champions and school-record holders.
Congratulations to senior David Kelly who placed 8th at the PIAA Championship Meet with a vault of 14'9.
The following students competed at the PIAAs at Shippensburg University on May 28, 2016.

Jodie Berezo (10) • 4 x 100 Relay
Megan Briski (10) • 4 x 100 Relay & 4 x 400 Relay
Gabby Kreiger (12) • 4 x 100 Relay & 4 x 400 Relay
Karly Krisby (12) • 4 x 100 Relay & 4 x 400 Relay
Kylie Manuppelli (12) • 4 x 400 Relay 
Joey Kelly (12) • Pole Vault
David Kelly (12) • Pole Vault
MJ Montanari (9) • 4 x 100 Relay Alternate
Molly Rottinghaus (10) • 4 x 100 Relay Alternate
Madi Argro (9) • 4 x 400 Relay Alternate
Livy DeFoggia (11) • 4 x 400 Relay Alternate 
Team members competed at the WPIAL Championships at Baldwin High School on May 19, 2016. Coach Bill Crummy says that:

  • The Girls 4 x 100 relay team of Jodie Berezo, Megan Briski, Gabby Krieger, Karly Krisby won the WPIAL Championship with a school record time of 48.94.
  • The Girl’s 4 x 400 relay team of Megan Briski, Gabby Krieger, Karly Krisby , Kylie Manuppelli placed 7th with a school record time of 4:00.97
  • Tessa Franchi placed 6th in the 3200 meter run with a school record time of 11:17.46.  Tessa narrowly missed the state qualifying standard.
  • Kylie Manuppelli also placed 7th in the 400 Meter Dash with a school record time of 59.17
  • Joey Kelly place 2nd in the Pole Vault with a jump of 14’ 6”.  His brother David placed 3rd with a jump of 14’ 0”.  They both have qualified for the PIAA Championship Meet.
  • Rusty Bateykefer placed 7th in 1600 meter run in the WPIALs 
To participate in the WPIALs, the team qualified for five total relays out of six possible relays. Three Individual Pole Vaulters - including Joey & David Kelly - both previous medalists and high seeds qualified for the WPIALs along with three Individuals in the Hurdles - including senior Kylie Manuppelli in three events. Junior Tanner Douglas qualified in three events (100, B 4 x 100 Relay, Long Jump). Congrats to all the WPIAL qualifiers, which included: 

Argiro, Madi = 4x400 & 400x800 Relay
Ballay, Cameron = 4x100 Relay
Batykefer, Rusty =1600 Meter Run
Berezo, Jodi = 4x100 Relay
Briski, Meghan = 4x100 & 4x400 Relay
Bryant, Don = 4x 100 Relay
Christel, Natalie = 100 Hurdles
Defoggia, Livy = 4x800 Relay
Dolgos, Mike = 4 X800 Relay
Douglas Tanner = 4x100 Relay & Long Jump & 100 Dash
Enos, Sarah = Pole Vault
Flahert, Sarah = 4x800 Relay
Franchi, Tessa = 1600 Meter Run &
3200 Meter Run

Gallogly, Andrew = 4x800 Relay
Hanlon, Chris = 4x800 Relay
Hillock, Keil = 4x800 Relay
Hrach, Emily = 4x800 Relay
Kelly, David = Pole Vault
Kelly, Joe = Pole Vault
Kirkland, Kordell = High Jump
Kornbau, Seth = 4x 800 Relay
Krieger, Gabby = 4x100 & 4x400 Relay & 200 Meter Dash
 Krisby, Karly = 4 X100 Relay & 400 Relay &
100 Meter Dash

Lucas, Zack = 4x800 Relay
Manuppelli, Kylie = 4x400 Relay & 400 Meter Dash,
100 Hurdles

Montanari, Mj = 4x100 Relay
Reuter, Jake = 110 Hurdles & 4x 100 Relay
Rottinghaus, Molly = 4x400 Relay & 4 X800 Relay & 4x100 Relay
Sternko, Jason = 4x 800 Relay
Swan, Caroline = 4x800 Relay
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PR Crew

The Pine-Richland Crew Team Men's JV 4+ won the Gold Medal at the Dillon Sprints Invitational on April 16, 2016, which is held at Dillon Lake in Nashport, Ohio (just outside of Zanesville, Ohio). The team was made up of  rowers Chris Oberst, Max Katich, Eli Egyed (coxswain), Gavin O'Connor and Troy Rowlands.  The team is coached by Sam DiMarzio. 
The PR Crew will participate in the Stotesbury Championships on May 20-21, 2016.
Girls Golf
Pine-Richland High School ninth grader Lauren Freyvogel won the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour (PKBGT) hosted the Boar's Head Inn Classic at the University of Virginia last April 2-3, 2016.  She had a one shot victory to win with scores of 77-76.   Details...