Congratulations to Western PA’s
Positive High School Athletes of the Year
28 Boys and Girls athletes in Western Pennsylvania was recognized on Saturday. April 20 at the Senator John Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum as the 2012-13 Positive High School Athlete Awards of the Year for their Sports. Over 450 nominations from over 110 high schools were received, and the 28 individual sport winners were recognized by Hines Ward, Pirates pitcher Jeff Karstens, and other prominent leaders in Pittsburgh.
Here is the Class of 2012-13: Matthew Clark – Pine-Richland (Baseball); Maceo Connor – Freedom (Boys Basketball); Sara Pilarski – Hampton (Girls Basketball); Stephanie Bono – Plum (Cheerleading); George Kelly – Baldwin (Boys Cross Country) - Laura Kenderes - South Side (Girls Cross Country); Amanda Steffey - Penn-Trafford (Field Hockey); Jordan Maben – Brashear (Football); Corey Wilding - Upper St. Clair (Boys Golf); Audrey Clawson - Freeport Area (Girls Golf); Carrie Leibensperger – Pine-Richland (Gymnastics); Alfred Cornelius – Beaver Falls (Ice Hockey); Michael Dowling - Greensburg CC (Boys Lacrosse); Misha Demchuk - Seneca Valley (Girls Lacrosse); Connor Burns - Trinity Christian (Boys Martial Arts); Liz Leaseburg - Laurel Highlands (Girls Martial Arts); Grant Goldberg – Pine-Richland (Boys Soccer); Hannah Smith - Franklin Regional (Girls Soccer); Seth Wright - Mt. Pleasant Area (Boys Swimming); Elizabeth Dever - Franklin Regional (Girls Swimming); Baylee McFadden – New Brighton (Softball); Jordan Bechek – Vincentian (Boys Tennis); Kelly Capone - Fox Chapel (Girls Tennis); Cory Adams - California Area (Boys Track & Field); Amy Coombs - Keystone Oaks (Girls Track & Field); Matt Shepherd – Plum (Boys Volleyball); Alex Lieb - Bishop Carroll Catholic (Girls Volleyball); Mike Fetchet - South Fayette (Wrestling)