2020 WPIAL Champions

UPCOMING EVENTS
LATEST SCORES

Basketball (Boys) schedule/results
Butler 71 Obama Academy 43
Butler 53 Avonworth 48
Butler 75 Eden Christian 66
Butler 64 Kiski 61
Butler 67 Franklin Regional 48
Butler 75 Slippery Rock 48
Butler 85 CFCA 74
Butler 81 Bethel Park 66

Basketball (Girls) schedule/results
Butler 63 Kiski 33
Butler 67 Mercyhurst Prep 43
Butler 52 Obana Academy 35
Butler 57 Avonworth 42
Butler 46 Seneca Valley 42
Butler 65 Pine Richland 61

Volleyball


Bowling
Butler 7 Deer Lakes 0
Butler 7 Seneca Valley 0

Butler 7
Kiski 0
Butler 7
North Allegheny 0
Butler 7 Seneca Valley 0

Swimming
Butler 94 Armstrong 51
Butler 81 Armstrong 58

Butler 85 Plum 61
Butler 93
Mars 50
Butler 103
Mars 69


Wrestling


Football schedule/results

Soccer (Boys) schedule/results

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Butler sophomore Wyatt Kos finished with an 8-over 79 and tied for 34th at the 2021 PIAA State Championship. Kos was the first Golden Tornado golfer to participate in the state playoffs in over 15 years.


Butlerís Hunter Swidzinzski tied for sixth in the 2022 PIAA boys Championship with a 73-75-148, 4-over-par.
















TENACIOUS TORNADO'S CONTEST OF THE WEEK

2020 WPIAL
Champion
Butler senior CJ Singleton won the annual Marty Uher Invitational Saturday at California (Pa.) University. He completed the course in 16 minutes, 13 seconds for his first victory of the 2021 season.

Butler High Record










Butler Jr.High - 51 Fox Chapel - 32
Varsity Wrestling Coach Scott Stoner
"Our feeder system has been the key to our success,""Donnie Geibel has done a great job with the junior high."






Academics over...
Athletics

2011 WPIAL


Butler - 11 Hampton - 8


Butler - 51 Shaler - 50







All-Section, All-WPIAL, All-State, All-Region, All-America, National All-America, McDonald’s All-America and Parade All-America at Butler HS … Named the Gatorade Pennsylvania Player of the Year as well as the Pennsylvania State Player of the Year
" Now I'm doing what I've dreamed about doing my whole life: playing pro soccer."
- former Butler High soccer player Meghan Schnur

There's only one thing left to do: turn pro.

PIAA State Champion

WPIAL 2015 CHAMPIONS





Butler 5 Burrell 0






WELCOME TO GOLDEN TORNADO SPORTS
FEATURE STORIES
Butler 65 Pine Richland 61


Butler bowlers clinch section crown
Eric DeVore rolled a 731 series Wednesday as the Butler boys bowling team clinched the WPIBL North section title with a 7-0 victory over Shaler at Family Bowlaway. DeVore rolled games of 236, 249 and 246. Luke Keene added a 646 series and high game of 234. Rocco Rice contributed a 243-639 for the Golden Tornado (8-0). Butlerís girls clinched a WPIBL playoff berth with a 7-0 triumph. Natalie Coughenour rolled a 541 series and 199 game while Kelsee McConnell had a 515 series for Butler (6-2).


Butler 46 Seneca Valley 42


Butler 81 Bethel Park 66


Butler bowlers sweep rival Tigers
Butlerís boys put together four different 600 series and the Golden Tornado bowling teams
went on to sweep North Allegheny, 7-0.
Eric DeVore paced the Golden Tornado boys with a 242 game and 671 series. Luke Keene added a 225-647, Zach Kniess a 644 series and Alex Ekas a 631.
Butlerís boys are 5-0 on the season.
Kelsee McConnell led the Butler girls (4-1) with a 224 game and 587 series, Natalie Coughenour had a 539 series and Makenzie Zimmerman rolled a 232 game.


Butler 57 Avonworth 42


Butler 52 Obama Academy 35


Butler 75 Slippery Rock 48


Golden Tornado 67 Mercyhurst Prep 43
Thanks to double-figure scoring efforts from Justine Forbes, Amelia McMichael, and Hannah Aldridge, the Butler girls basketball team downed Mercyhurst Prep, 67-53, on the road. The Golden Tornado went 16-for-19 from the stripe, along with knocking down seven treys. BUTLER 67
Justine Forbes 20, Amelia McMichael 18, Hannah Aldridge 14, Sydney Patterson 9, Avery Maier 4, Jessica Chwalik 2. Totals: 22 16-19 67.
MERCYHURST PREP 53
Kulyk 18, Messer 15, Lang 10, Stevenson 6, Pierce 4. Totals: 22 3-4 53. Butler 18 8 15 26 ó 67 Mercyhurst Prep 21 14 8 10 ó 53 3-point goals: Butler 7 (McMichael 4, Aldridge 2, Forbes); Mercyhurst Prep 6 (Kulyk 2, Stevenson 2, Lang 2)




Butler 67 Franklin Reginal 48


Butler 94 Armstrong 51
Butler 81 Armstrong 58


Butler 85 Plum 61


Butler 63 Kiski 33


Butler 64 Kiski 61


Butler 53 Avonworth 48


Butler 71 Obama Academy 43


Griffith shatters course record
in winning WPIAL cross country




Butler 35 Shaler 28



Butler 37 Erie 20

Butler 195 Pine-Richland 206
Butlerís strong effort, paced by a 35 from Ryan Porch, was too much for Pine-Richland as the Golden Tornado coasted to a 195-206 victory at Slippery Rock Golf Club.

Butler 3 Cathedral Prep 0
Ava Plunkard had 22 assists, 12 digs and two aces as Butlerís girls volleyball team opened the season with a 3-0 victory at Cathedral Prep. Match scores were 25-17, 25-10, 29-27. Brynn Morton tallied eight kills and six digs for the Golden Tornado. Brynn Cornibe contributed six kills and two block

2022 PIAA Champions



WPIAL Champions Again


Butler 3 Seneca Valley 1




Double Duty


6 in a row






Butler 10 Gateway 0


State Champions


Butler tennis off to 2-0 start...

Butler 81 Norwin 73


Butler 72 Hampton 65


Butler 66 Hampton 57


Butler 69 NorthAllegheny 59




Butler 40 Shaler 22


Butler 86 North Allegheny 79


Butler 57 Hempfield 41

Butler 81 Hempfield 77


2-0


Butler 62 Seneca Valley 55


Butler 55 North Hills 16


Butler 50 Franklin Regional 27


Butler 70 Erie Prep 35


Butler 84 Latrobe 58


Butler 4 Central Catholic 0


Butler 60 Franklin 8


Butler 56 Harbor Creek 6


Butler 1 Pine Richland 0


Butler 3, Hampton 2
Singles: 1-Megan Kang (H) def. Mikayla Turner 6-3, 6-1; 2-Grace Stitt (H) def. Jillian Clark 6-1, 6-1; 3-Carly DeVore (B) def. Emma Spiess 6-3, 6-1 Doubles: 1-Cameron Hanratty/Ali Smith (B) def. Mallory Malloy/Abi Green 6-1, 6-0; 2-Emily Porneluzi/Bekah Kalberer (B) def. Katie Baker/Heidi Kroneberg 6-2, 3-6, 6-1


Butler 0 Seneca Valley 0

Butler 188 Pine Richland 217
Behind sophomore Hunter Swidzinski's 1-under 34, the Butler boys golf team carded its lowest score in over a decade in a 188-217 win over Pine-Richland at Hiland Golf Course.
The Golden Tornado (7-2, 10-2) also received 37s from Colin Patterson and Ryan Porch and 38s courtesy of Lucas Slear and Tyler Figlioli. Butler (188): Hunter Swidzinski 34, Colin Patterson 37, Ryan Porch 37, Lucas Slear 38, Tyler Figlioli 38


Butler 190 Mars 198
Ryan Porch and Tyler Figlioli both carded 37 to lead Butler to a 190-198 win over Mars at Hiland GC. Hunter Swidzinski shot a 38 for the Golden Tornado (7-2, 5-2).

Butler 8 Meadville 1
Chloe Weiland, Leah Deal and Madison Rose all scored two goals as Butler defeated Meadville, 8-1. Vanessa Drohan also scored for the Golden Tornado (5-0). Mckenna and Delaney Yaracs combined for three saves in goal.

Butler 4 North Hills 0
Sam Miller scored a pair of goals as Butler remained unbeaten with a 4-0 win at North Hills. Chloe Weiland and freshman Sydney Patterson also scored for the Golden Tornado (1-0, 6-0), Mckenna and Delaney Yaracs combined for six saves in goal.


Butler 27 Meadville 13


Butler 201 North Hills 234
Tyler Figlioli managed a 37 and Wyatt Kos a 38 as Butler defeated the Indians at Shannopin Country Club. The Golden Tornado improved to 6-2 in the section and 8-2 overall. Butler (201): Tyler Figlioli 37, Wyatt Kos 38, Parker Worsley 41

Butler 183 Shadyside 218

Butler's Ainsley Plant follows through on her swing on the No. 3 hole at Hiland Golf Course.
The Golden Tornado girls golf team deferated Shady Side Academy, 183-218.

Butler 199 North Allegheny 208
Tyler Figlioli, Hunter Swidzinski and Lucas Slear each carded a 39 to lead Butler to a 199-208 win over North Allegheny at North Park Golf Course. The Golden Tornado improved to 4-2 overall and 2-2 in section matches. Butler (199): Tyler Figlioli 39, Hunter Swidzinski 39, Lucas Slear 39 North Allegheny (208): Jake Watterson 39, Chris Hoffman 41, Collin Wang 41

Butler 202 Seneca Valley 208
Seneca Valley's Nolan Nicklas and Butler's Colin Patterson both shot a 37, but it was the Golden Tornado who came away with a 202-208 boys golf section victory at Butler Country Club. Hunter Swidzinski contributed a 40 for Butler (4-2, 6-2). Seneca Valley (208): Nolan Nicklas 37, Casey Clawson 41, Nolan Kummer 43 Butler (202): Colin Patterson 37, Hunter Swidzinski 40, Wyatt Kos 41

Butler 180 Shaler 220
Paige Scott carded a 34 to lead the Butler girls golf team to a 180-220 victory over Shaler. Ainsley Plant added a 46 for the Golden Tornado (4-1, 3-0), who play Fox Chapel Thursday at the Pittsburgh Field Club. Butler (180): Paige Scott 34, Ainsley Plant 46, Paige Ponteous 48, Taylor Temple 52 Shaler (220): Jordan Geidel 51, Gabby Geyer 53, Sydney Lang 55, Noelle Roth 61

Butler 7 Hempfield 0
Butler's girls soccer team improved to 3-0 as Chloe Weiland scored three goals, Ella Rekich and Tori Stevenson two apiece in a 7-0 blanking of visiting Hempfield. Delaney Yaracs played the first half in goal for Butler, which used three netminders on the night.

Butler 5 North Hills 0
Landon Mohney had two goals and an assist as Butler (3-0) stayed unbeaten with a 5-0 shutout of North Hills. Evan Lubinsky, Cody Lubinsky and Jack Beneigh scored a goal each. Noah Wolford and Drew Knight split duties in goal for the Golden Tornado.



AAA Champions




Butler 2 Seneca Valley 0


Butler 13 Armstrong 3


Butler 4 Kiski Area 3


Butler Knoch


Butler 58 Penn Trafford 55
(watch final seconds in OT)


Butler 48 Hempfield 36


Butler 59 Norwin 46


Butler 74 Pine Richland 71


Carney comes up big...

Butler 74 Canon-Mac 37


Butler 46 Pine Richland 39




Butler 92 Seneca Valley 83


Butler 48 Penn Trafford 27


Butler 52 North Hills 26


Butler 78 Kiski 58


Butler 82 Latrobe 72


On to the WPIAL Championship



Butler 28 Slippery Rock 3





Section Champion

Butler 4 Seneca Valley 0

Butler 55 Blackhawk 14






Butler 3 Pine Richland 0


Butler 183 North Hills 212
Three Butler golfers carded a 35 as the Golden Tornado (9-5) ended the regular season with a 183-212 win over North Hills.
Colin Patterson, Tyler Figlioli and Hunter Swidzinski led the Butler win

Butler 2 Seneca Valley 1

Butler's boys soccer team defeated Seneca Valley, 2-1. Ian Llewellyn scored the first goal on an assist from Cody Lubinsky. Landon Mohney had the second goal, which was unassisted

Butler 4 North Hills 0

Butler's Vanessa Drohan (7) battles for possession of the ball during the Golden Tornado's 4-1 girls soccer win over North Hills
Sam Miller and Chloe Weiland both scored a pair of goals and Butler remained unbeaten with a 7-0 victory over Shaler. Paige Miller and McKenna Yaracs split time in goal for the Golden Tornado (7-0, 6-0


Butler junior C.J. Singleton holds a sizable lead down the final stretch in the boys cross country meet at Butler.
Singleton won the race in 16 minutes, 19 seconds

Singleton wants it all for Butler

Butler's Ryan Porch carded a 1-under-par 35 on the back nine Monday at North Park to make the cut at the WPIAL section 3 individual qualifier. A sophomore, Porch will be moving on to the semifinals. Other Golden Tornado golfers in the event were Colin Patterson, Tyler Figlioli, Lucas Slear, Hunter Swidzinski and Wyatt Kos


Butler's Paige Scott and Landis Ruth qualified for the WPIAL Individual Finals with their efforts at the qualifying round held at Fox Chapel Golf Club

Golden Tornado out to 2-0 start

Scott cards 35

Butler Girls now 4-0
Butler's girls golf team improved to 4-0 with a 166-213 victory
over Kiski Area at Apollo Elks Golf Club
Butler (166): Paige Scott 37, Landis Ruth 41,
Ainsley Plant 44, Chloe Paulisick 44



Butler 213 Shaler 236
Tyler Figlioli and Ryan Porch both carded a 41 for Butler (2-2) at Wildwood Golf Course. Butler (213): Tyler Figlioli 41, Ryan Porch 41, Wyatt Kos 42







Pennsylvania Player of the Year


Cardiac Kids roll on...
Butler 77 USC 73

PIAA

Butler 93 Central Daulphin 90


"We are the...

Champions"

Off to the Big Show...

and the beat goes on...

Undefeated

Section Champions


Butler Bowlers Section Champions....



Butler 76 Seneca
Valley 54

Butler 103 Pine Richland 83

Butler 94 Pine Richland 86

Butler 65
Central Catholic 54




TSTCA Champions

2000 Club


Butler 70 North Hills 50

Butler 49 Shaler 42


Butler 72 North Allegheny 57


Butler 80 Seneca Valley 66




Butler 88 PineRichland 84 OT






Butler 51 Knoch 27

Butler 49 PineRichland 47

Emma Monteleone made a driving layup with
3.8 seconds




Butler 102 Mars 84
Butler 85 Mars 72



Butler 61 North Hills 50



Butler 61 North Allegheny 51




Butler 49 Pine Richland 47


Butler 75 Mt. Lebanon 71


Butler 73 Plum 45


Butler 66 Franklin Regional 31


Butler 6 Connellsville 0


Butler 3 North Allegheny 0


Butler 3 Mars 1


Butler 5 North Hills 1












Butler 65 Grove City 64


Butler 13 Knoch 4


Butler 90 North Allegheny 60




"Challenging his comfort zone"


On to the Big Show


Butler 75 Upper St. Clair 70


Butler 72 North Hills 59


Butler 59 North Allegheny 44


Butler 60 New Castle 21


Butler 82 Seneca Valley 67


Butler 76 Central Catholic 57


Butler 103 Mars 81


Butler 46 Armstrong 24


Butler 72 North Allegheny 65


Butler 75 McDowell 72

Are you kidding?

48 points

Champions


Butler 36 Shamokin 28












Butler 3 Seneca Valley 2



Butler 3 Shaler 2


Butler freshman Paige Scott fired a 76 at Suncrest Golf Course Wednesday to place first at the WPIAL Girls Individual Qualifier. Scott's finish advanced her to the WPIAL Girls Individual Finals, which will be held Oct. 3
Butler's boys Brayden Setnar, also shot a 76 and placed 4th






Butler 4 USC 1


Butler 3 Seneca Valley 1

Best season record in quarter century.

Back to Back
WPIAL Champions


Dominate


Boys Runner-up
WPIAL Champions



Butler 6 Shaler 3





Headed for Gold?



54th Annual Invite




Butler 4 North Allegheny 1




Butler 85 North Allegheny 65


Butler 7 Armstrong 4






Butler girls win 3rd straight TSTCA title...



Junior High Girls Basketball
19-0


Butler 36 Seneca Valley 35


Butler 56 Hampton 43


UNDEFEATED


Butler 73 North Allegheny 55


The Golden Tornado boys distance relay team
set school record...




Butler 56 Shaler 37


Butler 72 Seneca Valley 67


Butler 70 Central Catholic 63


Butler 46 Pine Richland 26


Butler 51 North Catholic 47


Butler 58 North Allegheny 56


Butler 95 Mars 89

Butler 92 Mars 71


Butler 40 Knoch 25


Butler 52 Allderdice 44


Butler 78 North Hills 66

Butler 82 Shaler 58

Butler 49 Deer Lakes 41




Butler 75 Highlands 65


Butler 7 Shaler 0




2017
WPIAL CHAMPION




Butler 28 Canon Mac 26



Butler 45 Altoona 28


Butler 47 Shaler 0


Butler 5 Shaler 0

Butler 2 Pine Richland 1
Butler wins in overtime
Stewart header lifts Tornado
Justin Stewart headed in a goal off a set piece taken by Tate Mohney with two minutes remaining in the second overtime as Butler's boys soccer team edged Pine-Richland, 2-1. Mohney scored a goal early in the first half. Andrew Chwalik earned the win in net for Butler (3-1, 2-0).






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