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Shady Side Academy field hockey team celebrates championship

November 23, 2018 GMT

The Shady Side Academy girls field hockey team will move on to the state championships on Nov. 6 after capturing the WPIAL victory on Oct. 30.

The team defeated Ellis, 1-0, to win the WPIAL Class 1A Championship at Fox Chapel High School.

Sophomore Annabel Kuhn scored the game-winning goal and senior Clara McCormick earned the shutout in goal.

The team, coached by Betsy Gorse, had an undefeated season at 8-0.

The win on Tuesday night marked SSA’s 15th WPIAL title overall. It last won in 2013, with Ellis earning the last four titles.

SSA will face the third-place team from District 3 in the first round. The site and time will be announced on the SSA website when available.