Sports briefs Sept. 18

Published Sep 18, 2013 at 9:29 am (Updated Sep 18, 2013 at 9:29 am)

PT hockey

The Peters Township Hockey Club will hold an informational meeting for new parents at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Iceoplex at Southpointe. The club’s developmental program for children grades, K-8, begins Oct. 13. Visit www.petershockey.org or email petershockey@gmail.com for more details.

Trail ride

Tour the Montour will be held Sept. 21. The bicycle ride begins at the trail’s mile zero marker, located at Route 51 and Montour Road, just off I-79 and the Coraopolis/Neville Island Bridge.

Rides vary in length from a 6-mile family fun ride through 62 miles and start between 7:15 - 8:15 a.m. Fees range between $25 and $45 for adults and families preregistering before Sept. 6. Fees increase to $30 and $50 after this date. Visit www.montourtrail.org or call 412-257-3011.

PT golers win

While the Lady Indians defeated Bethel Park, Peters Township beat South Fayette and Sewickley Academy in scholastic golf. With a 42 and 45 respectively, Mia Kness and Synclaire Kuhn led the PT girls over the Hawks. Jamie Cavrak was medalist for BP.

In PT’s 211-227 triumph over the Lions, Tyler Pollack carded a low score of 39. Josh Verner, Ryan Pollack, Cody Ruffing and Anthony Lioon contributed to the Indians’ win.

Corey Long paced the Lions with a 41. Tyler Vidak, Anthony Vallelunga, Wes Keeling and Ryan Lacinski followed for South Fayette.

IN PT’s 196-209 win against the Panthers, Jake Sollon (37), Lioon (39) and Ben Morgret (39) all finished in the 30s while Verner and Tyler Pollack followed with 40 and 41.

Kustron at W&J

Kevin Kustron has been hired as an assistant coach for the Washington and Jefferson College men’s lacrosse team. The Peters Township graduate played on three NCAA Division III national championships teams at Salisbury University in Maryland. Throughout the course of his four-year playing career, the Sea Gulls lost just one game.

Prior to coming to W&J, Kustron served as an assistant at Mt. Lebanon, where the Blue Devils won the 2009 WPIAL title. He also served as head coach for the U-19 Pittsburgh Aces club team. For the past three seasons, Kustron assisted at Bethel Park and spent one year as a coach with True Lacrosse in Pittsburgh.

Kustron owns a degree in business marketing.

Seech wins

Tina Seech finished first in the Unstoppable +40 in the GNC 1 mile race in downtown Pittsburgh with a finishing time of 6:03. The Upper St. Clair runner-up followed that performance with third-place overall at the Sam Mumley 5K run in St. Clairsville, OH.

Seech’s friend and another USC resident, Lisa Lucas won first in the Brookline Breeze 5K earlier with a 19:05 time.

During the Flying Monkey 5K at Southpointe, Lucas secured second overall in 17:25 while Seech placed first in the 50-54 age group with a 19:06 mark. Additionally, Seech won the $50 prize in the Grandmaster category (runners over 50) with a 20:32 time in the Debbie Green 5K held in Wheeling. She added a $75 cash prize for her fourth-place finish in the Panerathon 10K held in Youngstown.

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