Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Bishop McCort's championship haul

Last Saturday was "Championship Saturday" for Bishop McCort High School, which won a pair of District 6 soccer championships.

The Bishop McCort girls soccer team with the District 6A team trophy.

The Bishop McCort girls won a fourth district title with a 1-0 victory over Richland at Trojan Stadium in the District 6 Class A championship match. Senior striker Cecilia Stasko netted the game-winner in the 61st minute. The Crushers advanced to the PIAA Class A playoffs, where they lost to York Catholic.

After playing 100 minutes and going through two round of penalty kicks, the Bishop McCort boys soccer team claimed the District 6 Class A title.

The boys District 6 Class A championship match was filled with drama and Bishop McCort edged Westmont Hilltop, 2-1. The Crushers won their fourth district title and second consecutive championship on Jonathan Shearer's penalty kick during the second shootout. Braden Junker scored in regulation for Bishop McCort, which lost to perennial power Greensburg Central Catholic on the first round of the state tournament.

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