For the fourth consecutive year, the boys' volleyball team has captured the WPIAL crown. The Bridgers defeated the Obama Academy in the Finals on Friday, May 22, 2015 by the score of 3-1 (25-19, 25-23, 24-26, 25-23). Capen Brendle led the team with 44 assists and 4 digs, Anthony Baronio had 4 aces and 21 kills, and Derek Kuhn had 12 kills.
Congratulations to the Bridgers and head coach Glenn Freed.
The team will now compete in the first round of the PIAA state playoffs on Wednesday, May 27th at 4:00pm at Norwin High School vs. Cocalico High School. Go Bridgers!!!
Congratulations to the high school boys' volleyball team for defeated Beaver County Christian School in the WPIAL Semi-Final match on Wednesday with a score of 3-2 (20-25, 25-15, 25-23, 20-25, 18-16).
The Bridgers are now in the WPIAL Finals on Friday, May 22nd against the Obama Academy. Game time is set for 6:00pm at Baldwin High School.
This is the 4th straight appearance in the WPIAL Finals for the boys' volleyball team. They are the three-time defending champion and they have won the WPIAL Championships six out of the past seven years. The team would truly appreciate your support on Friday in the biggest match of the year.
The team has also qualified for the PIAA state playoffs which begin on May 27th.
Students in Kindergarten through Sixth Grade were awarded a certificate for being chosen as April’s Physical Education Star Students of the month. Mrs. Parisi has dedicated a bulletin board in the gym to honor her students. Mrs. Parisi has established the following criteria for the award. Not absent on a Gym Day, a good role model in class, extra effort, and encouraging fellow classmates to do their best. Along with Mrs. Parisi and the Principal Mrs. Galitsis in the picture are the following students:
VEDA POLING, ZIVA SCHMITT, ASHLEY WITTMANN, MIKALAH WETZEL, HALLE PRUSZENSKI, ETHNE BELL, NATHANIEL MASETH, LAUREN MEALIE, HUNTER REPA, BRADY SUCKFIEL, GRANT UVODICH, BRAYDEN REEVES, ANNABELLE HRINKO, JAZMIN SCHEIDER, BOBBY GODFREY, HAZEL BELL, KARA HUBER, AUSTIN MERLINA, MICHAEL HEATER, COLIN MCKISSIC, KYLA FITZGIBBONS, CAMERON MARKS, & AMELIA FREED.
Fifth and sixth graders from Ambridge, Central Valley, Hopewell, Riverside and Beaver participated in the 5th Annual Battle of the Books at the BVIU on May 11, 2015. Economy Team 1, Amelia Freed, Samantha Farah, Jenna Herold, Natalie Ruprecht, and Zoe Sims won first place. They were awarded Barnes and Noble gift cards as well bringing home the traveling trophy for a year. Economy Team 2, Jonathan Ciani, Xander Dowlin, Connor Finnegan, Felix McDaniel, and Colin McKissic took second place. Teams from Highland and State Street also participated and did a wonderful job. Congratulations for all the teams for their hard work and dedication. We have great readers in the Ambridge Area School District!
Congratulations to the track and field student-athletes who represented the High School at the WPIAL Individual Championships on Thursday. We are very proud of Mica Hanish (3200m & 3200m relay), Anthony Hill (400m), Marissa Golgosky (3200m relay), Sydney Rabold (3200m relay), Elyssa Penson (3200m relay), and Harley Stuebgen (javelin).
Mica Hanish crushed her personal best in the 2 mile. Anthony Hill placed 8th in the 400 meter dash. And, the girls' relay team broke the school record again.