Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The Raiders will take on no. 1 New Castle after a commanding win over Upper St. Clair in the quarterfinals.
Just in time for March Madness, the Seneca Valley boys basketball team is heading to the final four. The Raiders defeated the no.4 seeded Upper St. Clair Panthers by a score of 44-34 in the WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinal game played Saturday at North Allegheny. Upper St. Clair was scoreless until the 4:44 mark of the second quarter, according to the Post-Gazette. In fact, only six points were scored in the first quarter—all by Seneca Valley. By that time, students in the Raiders section already were chanting, "It's a shutout," the P-G reports. Seneca Valley’s high scorers for Saturday’s game were R.J. McCauley with 13 points and Easton Bazzoli with 10 points. Up next, the no. 12 seeded Raiders will take on no. 1 New Castle in the …
Friday, November 2, 2012
The Raiders defeat the Spartans by a score of 50-20. Plus, check out our gallery of photos from the game and add your own.
Thanks to Friday’s win over Hempfield, the Seneca Valley football team is heading to the WPIAL AAAA quarterfinals. In a matchup at NexTier stadium, the Raiders defeated the Spartans by a score of 50-20. The no. 4 seeded Raiders are now 9-1 overall. Raiders running back Forrest Barnes had standout game Friday with 100 rushing yards, 104 receiving yards and five touchdowns, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. By the time the second half rolled around, the Raiders led the Spartans 43-0. Quarterback Jordan Brown also broke a record Friday by passing for more than 5,000 total career yards, making him the all-time leading passer at Seneca Valley, the Trib reports. Up next, Seneca Valley will take on No. 5 seed Mt. Lebanon in the …
Friday, October 26, 2012
The Raiders win over the Foxes and advance to the WPIAL playoffs.
Seneca Valley is again heading to the WPIAL playoffs. The Raiders beat the Fox Chapel Foxes during Friday’s away game by a score of 54-15. Running back Forrest Barnes rushed for 238 yards and had four touchdowns in the first half of the game, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Starting quarterback Jordan Brown was 9 of 13 for 105 passing yards. Mike Jones, the Raiders junior quartback, also saw action in Friday's game and threw for 113 yards, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Junior defensive lineman Steven Gaviglia also intercepted Fox Chapel quarterback Brandon Mitchell and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown, the Trib said. Along with North Allegheny, Central Catholic, North Hills and Butler, the no. 5 Seneca Valley is…
Saturday, October 13, 2012
The Raiders beat the Indians by a score of 40-26.
The big time WPIAL northern conference matchup went in the favor of Seneca Valley Friday as the visiting Raiders defeated the North Hills Indians, 40-26. The first half featured tons of excitement, highlighted by a 90-yard kick return touchdown from the Indians' Jordan Blackmon. The junior wide receiver also scored on a 28-yard touchdown run before being injured midway through the second quarter. He did not return to the game. The other North Hills touchdown came on a Josh Hulbert 43-yard catch from quarterback Brian Johnson. For the Raiders, Jordan Brown and Forrest Barnes each put in phenomenal games. Brown threw for two touchdowns and finished the night with 205 passing yards. Barnes, who scored his 16th, 17th, and 18th touchdowns of …
Friday, October 12, 2012
The Raiders are now 6-1 overall. The Indians fall to 5-2.
Seneca Valley walked away winners Friday in a key WPIAL Northern Eight Conference matchup that pitted the Raiders against the North Hills Indians. Seneca Valley outscored the Indians 40-26 at Martorelli Stadium. Both teams came into the contest with 5-1 overall records. Raiders senior running back Forrest Barnes rushed for 156 yards and had three touchdowns in Friday’s game, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Quarterback Jordan Brown passed for 205 yards and had two touchdowns, the Trib said. By the second half, Seneca Valley led North Hills by a score of 33-19. For the Indians, wide receiver Jordan Blackmon had two touchdowns, including one on a 90-yard kickoff return, according to the Trib. Prior to Friday’s game, Cranberry …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
The Raiders are now 5-1 overall.
The Raiders did more than just clash with the Titans Friday night—they shut them out completely. Seneca Valley ruled over the Shaler Area Titans Friday night by a score of 49-0. The Raiders are now 5-1 overall in the Class AAAA WPIAL Northern Eight Conference. Running back Forrest Barnes rushed for 104 yards in the matchup, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Quarterback Jordan Brown was 9 for 10 and passed for 193 yards. The Raiders next take on the North Hills Indians at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Check out photos from Seneca Valley steamrolling of Shaler courtesy of football parents Pete and Monica Dahlstrom. Add your own by clicking the “Add Photo and Video” button on the article.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The event begins at 7 p.m at NexTier Stadium. Get all the details here.
Friday marks a very important day. It’s the first home football game of the season for Seneca Valley (Go Raiders!) as well as the district’s annual Veteran Recognition Night. The event begins at 7 p.m at NexTier Stadium on the secondary campus in Jackson Township. Veterans and active military personnel from the community are invited and will be given free tickets to the game with special seating accommodations. They also will be recognized on the track prior to kick-off. The veterans also take time to interact with the Seneca Valley community. Football players, cheerleaders, coaches and other residents typically stop by the district’s tent area (just inside the lower ticket gate) to shake hands and personally thank the local men and women …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The Altoona Lions defeat the Raiders by a score of 9-4.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
After claiming the WPIAL Class AAAA Championship last week, the Seneca Valley baseball team fell to the Altoona Lions in the first round of the PIAA playoffs Monday night. The Lions posted a 9-4 victory over the Raiders at Pullman Park in Butler. Seneca Valley elected not to start Matt Smith, who was the winning pitcher in the WPIAL title game, according to MSA Sports. Player Austin Bream was 3 for 4, and Zach Creedon was 2 for 3 for the Raiders, MSA Sports reports. Senior pitcher Zach Detillio took the loss for the Seneca Valley. The Raiders end their season at 18-5. With last week’s win, Seneca Valley earned back-to-back WPIAL titles. The Raiders last year came within a game of reaching the PIAA Class AAAA final.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The Raiders defeat the Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils Wednesday.
For the second year in a row, Seneca Valley baseball players are WPIAL champions. The Raiders posted a 5-3 victory over the Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils Wednesday night in the Class AAAA Championship at Consol Energy Park in Washington. With a 18-4 overall record, the Raiders are the defending WPIAL champions. They entered this year’s tournament seeded third. Seneca Valley’s winning pitcher was senior Matt Smith. He allowed seven hits and struck out ten, according to MSA Sports Network. Carson Kessler went two for three for the Raiders, driving in a pair of runs. Both the Raiders and the Blue Devils will move on to PIAA state playoffs, which begin next week. The Raiders will play Altoona in the first round of the playoffs Monday. This is Seneca…
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
After a slow start, the Raiders run away from the Rams in the fourth quarter of Friday's game.
The Seneca Valley varsity boys basketball team got off to a rocky start in Friday's matchup against the rival Pine-Richland Rams. With turnovers and other mistakes in the first quarter, the Raiders trailed, 22-26, at the half on Pine-Richland's home court. In the third quarter, however, seniors Alex Maxfield and Austin Bream and junior Easton Bazzoli helped Seneca Valley leap ahead of the Rams and maintain a lead for the rest of a physical game. The Raiders went on to defeat Pine-Richland, 59-44. While a strong Rams defense kept Seneca Valley from scoring in the first half, the Raiders regrouped at halftime. A two-for-two at the foul line by senior Chad Albert put Seneca Valley in the lead, 29-28, with 5:28 remaining in the third quarter. …