Bedi qualifies for return to WPIAL singles tournament

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | 12:59 PM


Sewickley Academy’s Arjan Bedi qualified for the WPIAL Class AAA singles tournament with a pair of pro-set victories Monday at the Section 2 tournament.

The top four from each of the four AAA sections punch tickets to WPIALs next Monday and Tuesday.

Bedi remains alive Tuesday afternoon for the section title. The semifinal matches will lead into the championship and consolation finals, and all of the contests are at North Allegheny High School.

Last year, Bedi won the Section 4-AA title and went on to claim WPIAL gold.

Quaker Valley players meet for section title

It is Quaker Valley versus Quaker Valley for the Section 2-AA boys tennis championship this afternoon at Blackhawk High School.

Mike Sirianni and Andres Hubsch will square off for the title at 4 p.m. Beaver’s Kane Mateer and Central Valley’s Ryan Hardek will meet for third place.

All four have qualified for next Monday and Tuesday’s WPIAL tournament.

Hubsch defeated last year’s section runner-up, Central Valley’s Dan Tanaskovic, in the quarterfinals.

Roundball Classic set for Geneva

Many of the top senior basketball players in the region will gather this weekend for the annual Roundball Classic all-star games at Geneva College’s Metheny Fieldhouse.

Quaker Valley guard Ryan Stowers will take part in the boys game between Class 3A/2A and Class 4A/1A on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Boys teams representing Class 5A and 6A will do battle at 8.

Things get started Friday with boys games at 6, 7:30 and 9 p.m. Sewickley Academy guard/forward Donald Belt will play in the first game of the tripleheader.

Saturday’s action begins with a pair of girls games at 2 and 4 p.m.

All of the teams will practice Wednesday at Geneva and then gather Thursday for a recognition dinner at the Marriott in Cranberry Township.