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Butler 3 North Hills 2
Butlerís boys volleyball team rebounded from a two-games-to-none deficit to defeat visiting Shaler 3-2. Nash Bryan had 21 kills for the Golden Tornado, who lost the first two games 16-25 and 20-25 before reeling off wins of 25-22, 25-18 and 15-13. Tyler Rankin tallied 34 assists for Butler (3-0, 2-0), while Andrew Chwalik had six blocks and Dan Kline five digs. Boys Tennis Butlerís Matt McMaster and Elijah Errington won at No. 1 and 3 singles, respectively,
as the Golden Tornado edged North Hills 3-2


2016
Butler 3 Baldwin 1
Nash Bryan continued his torrid start to the season with 17 kills as the Butler boys volleyball team downed Baldwin 25-17, 25-20, 23-25, 25-18.
Matt Wetzel added 34 assists and Dan Kline pitched in 11 digs for the Golden Tornado (5-1),
Volleyball
Butler 3 Latrobe 2
Butler 3 Fox Chapel 2
Butler 4 Alldedice 1
Butler 3 Pine Richland 1
Butler 3 Baldwin 1

Butler 3 Pine Richland 1




2015
Volleyball
Butler 3 Latrobe 2
Butler 3 PineRichland 2
Butler 3 PineRichland 0
Butler 3 Shaler 0


2014
Volleyball

Butler 3 Latrobe 2
Butler 3 North Hills 0
Butler 3 Shaler 0
Butler 3 Pine Richland 1
Butler 3 Seneca Valley 1
Butler 3 Shaler 0 more...
Butler 3 Pine Richland 1


Butler opened its season with a 3-2 victory
over visiting Latrobe by scores of
26-24, 23-25, 25-27, 25-16 and 15-11.

Gabe Baroffio tallied 26 assists in the victory, Keenan Krause 15 passes, Matt Huey 18 kills and seven blocks and Matt Rudzki 17 kills.

Matt Huey had 12 kills as the Butler boys volleyball team swept North Hills 25-16, 25-17, 25-15 .
Adam Paterno added 21 assists for the Golden Tornado (2-0, 1-0), which also swept the junior varsity match 25-20, 25-11.

The Butler boys volleyball team won the North Hills Invitational, nipping Beaver County Christian 2-1 in the finals.
The Golden Tornado went 11-1 in round-robin play, including wins over South Park (2-0), Farrell (2-0), Obama Academy (2-0) and Canon-McMillan (2-0). Butler beat Obama 1-0 in the semifinals to reach the finals.
Matt Huey led the Golden Tornado with 38 kills while Andrew Paterno had 66 assists.
Chris Fiorina had a team-high 25 digs, while Josh Kaufman led Butler with 19 passes.

The Butler Boys Volleyball team raised their overall record to 4 & 0 (3-0 in section)
Defeating the visiting Pine Richland Rams 3 games to 1. The Tornado took game 1 (27-22), lost game 2 (24-26), won game 3 (25-17) and game 4 (26-24). Setter Andrew Paterno had 45 assists for the Tornado, while senior Matt Huey had 23 kills and junior Keenan Krause had 9 passes to target..
Andrew Paterno – 45 assists
Matt Huey – 23 kills
Keenan Krause – 9 passes


The Butler Boys Volleyball team after two tough 5 game losses to the 5th state ranked North Allegheny Tigers and the 7th state ranked Fox Chapel Foxes continued their brutal schedule by taking on the 6th state ranked Seneca Valley Raiders. This time the Tornado would not be denied toppling the Raiders in four games by the scores of 22-25, 25-19, 25-17 & 26-24. Matt Huey continued his record breaking season had 20 kills while Andrew Paterno had 40 assists. The Tornado finished the first half of the season with a record of 6-2 overall and 4-2 in section.





2013

Butler - 3 North Hills - 0

Andrew Paterno had 34 assists and Matt Huey added 11 kills as the Butler boys volleyball team opened up the season with a 25-15, 25-16, 25-20 win over North Hills.

Butler - 3 Shaler - 0
The 2013 Butler Boys Volleyball team recorded their second straight win by defeating the visiting Shaler Titans 3-0 by the scores of 25-12, 25-18 & 25-17. Andrew Paterno recorded 27 assists, Rob Kunst had 8 kills, Chris Fiorina 9 passes and Matt Huey 6 block kills.

Butler - 3 Pine Richland - 2
The Butler Boys Volleyball team raised their overall record to 3 & 0 by defeating the Pine Richland Rams on the road last night 3 games to 2 games. The Tornado took game 1 (25-17), lost games 2 & 3 (25-27 & 24-26), but came back to win games 4 & 5 (25-17 & 15-10). Andrew Paterno had 3 aces and 41 assists, Matt Huey had 4 block kills and 14 kills and Chris Fiorina had 14 passes to target. Butler hosts North Allegheny Thursday 4/4 at the Butler Sr. High School gymnasium.

Andrew Paterno – 3 aces & 41 assists

Matt Huey – 4 block kills & 14 kills

Chris Fiorina – 14 passes to target

Butler spikers get sweep

Butler - 3 Gateway - 0

Andrew Paterno had 25 assists in the Butler High boys volleyball team's 3-0 victory over host Gateway.
Luke Bryan and Matt Huey both added 10 kills and Chris Fiorina 10 digs for the Golden Tornado (4-1) who swept the Gators by scores of 25-12, 25-15 and 25-15.
Butler's junior varsity team also won, 2-1.






2012

March 27th, 2012 Butler Boys Volleyball

The Butler Boys Volleyball team opened their 2012 season at home last night hosting the North Hills Indians. The Butler JV started the action by sweeping the Indians in two straight games by the scores of 25-12 and 25-17.
The Varsity also swept their match in three games by the scores of 25-11, 25-12 and 25-12. Steve Stauffer had 16 assists and 8 kills for Butler while Xavier Krause had 13 passes to target and 10 kills for the Tornado. Butler goes on the road Thursday night traveling to Shaler to take on the Titans.



Xavier Krause 10 Kills & 12 Passes to target

Steve Stauffer 16 Assists & 8 Kills

Butler - 3 Fox Chapel - 0

The Butler Boys Volleyball team defeated the Fox Chapel Foxes in three straight games by the scores of 25-22, 28-26 & 25-17. Xavier Krause had 15 Kills and 4 Block Kills. Steve Stauffer and Cole Chamberlain both had 11 assists while Josh Kaufman started Butler's offence by having 18 passes to target. The Tornado is now 5-1 overall 4-1 in section.

Xavier Krause 15 Kills & 4 Block Kills
Stave Stauffer 11 Assists
Cole Chamberlain 11 Assist
Josh Kaufman 18 Passes to target





2011
Volleyball
Butler - 3 North Hills - 1
Butler - 3 Shaler - 0
Butler - 3 Pine Richland - 0
Butler - 3 Hempfield - 0
Butler - 1 Fox Chapel - 0
Butler - 2 Penn Trafford - 1
Butler - 2 Central Catholic - 0
Butler - 3 Bethel Park - 1
Butler - 3 Fox Chapel - 1
Butler - 3 North Hills - 0
Butler - 3 Pine Richland - 0
Butler - 3 Bethel Park - 2

March 30th, 2011 Butler Boys Volleyball
Butler - 3 North Hills - 1

The Butler Boys Volleyball team opened their 2011 season on the road traveling to North Hills.
The Butler JV started the action by sweeping the Indians in two straight games by the scores of 25-12 and 25-20.
The Varsity continued Butler’s winning ways by winning their match three games to one
by the scores of 25-14, 20-25, 25-13 and 25-20.
DeFrancisis recorded 30 assists for Butler, Mike Dreher had 15 kills and Dylan Snodgrass had 12 passes to target.
Mike Dreher 15 Kills
Dylan Snodgrass 12 Passes
Dustin DeFrancisis 30 Assists

April 1st, 2011 Butler Boys Volleyball
Butler - 3 Shaler - 0

The Butler Boys Volleyball team hosted the Shaler Titans last night opening up their 2011 home schedule. The Butler JV started the action by sweeping the Titan in two straight games by the scores of 25-11 and 25-21. The Varsity continued Butler’s winning ways by winning their match three games to none by the scores of 25-12, 25-7 and 25-12. Dustin DeFrancisis recorded 31 assists for Butler, Mike Dreher had 22 kills and Dylan Snodgrass had 12 passes to target.

Mike Dreher 22 Kills
Dylan Snodgrass 12 Passes
Dustin DeFrancisis 31 Assists

April 2nd, 2011 Butler Boys Volleyball

Both Butler Boys Varsity and Junior Varsity Volleyball teams participated in the North Hills invitation tournament Saturday with both teams came away with the first place trophy. The varsity went undefeated throughout pool play while defeating North Hills and Seton SeSalle in the playoffs. Mike Dreher had 22 kills, Xavier Krause had 19 kills and Dustin DeFancisis had 94 assist for the day. The Jr. Varsity went 6-2 in pool play and went on to defeat Moon, North Hills and Seton LaSalle to win the championship.



Mike Dreher 22 Kills
Xavier Krause 19 Passes
Dustin DeFrancisis 94 Assists

 

April 5th, 2011 Butler Boys Volleyball
Butler - 3 Pine Richland - 0

The Butler Boys Volleyball traveled to Pine Richland last night to take on the Rams. Sweeping their best of five matchup by the scores of 25-10, 25-10 and 25-8. Dustin DeFrancisis recorded 52 assists, Mike Dreher had 12 kills while Bill Smith had 5 blocks for the Tornado. Butler continues section play Thursday night at home hosting the North Allegheny Tigers.



Mike Dreher 12 Kills
Bill Smith 5 Blocks
Dustin DeFrancisis 52 Assists

Friday April 8th, 2011 Butler Boys Volleyball

The Butler Boys Volleyball team hosted Hempfield Friday night. The varsity continued their winning ways by defeating the Spartans in three straight games by the scores of 25-13, 25-19 and 25-17. Xavier Krause had 11 passes to target and 14 digs while Dustin DeFrancisis, 25 assist, and Mike Dreher, 12 kills, added to their respected team leading totals. The JV lost their matchup by the scores of 22-25, 25-19 and 13-15.

Saturday April 9nd, 2011 Butler Boys Volleyball


The Butler Boys Varsity volleyball team participated in the Fox Chapel invitation tournament Saturday. The varsity went 10-2 overall throughout the day. In pool play they went 5-1 defeated Peters Township, Plum and Bethel Park. In the playoffs, Butler also went 5-1 defeated Fox Chapel and Penn Trafford before capturing the championship against Central Catholic in the finals 2-0.

April 14th, 2011 Butler Boys Volleyball

The Butler Boys Volleyball team continued section play traveling to Fox Chapel to take on the Foxes. The JV started the contest by losing their matchup in two tight games by the scores of 24-26 and 23-25. The Varsity won their best of five matchup 3 games to 1 by the scores of 25-22, 24-26, 25-17 and 25-19. Mike Dreher and Xavier Krause both had 11 kills a piece, Dustin DeFancisis had 39 assist and Dylan Snodgrass had 12 passes to target. Butler goes back on the road today traveling to Bethel Park to take on the Hawks.



Mike Dreher 11 Kills
Xavier Krause 11 Kills
Dylan Snodgrass 12 Passes
Dustin DeFrancisis 39 Assists

April 20th, 2011 Butler Boys Volleyball

The Butler Boys Volleyball team started the second half of the 2011 season last night by hosting the North Hills Indians. The JV started the contest by winning two straight games by the identical scores of 25-20. The Varsity won their best of five matchup 3 games to 0 by the scores of 25-17, 25-17 and 25-6. Mike Dreher had 10 kills, Dustin DeFancisis had 26 assist, Xavier Krause had 10 passes to target and Bill Smith stood tall at the net recording 5 block kills. Butler goes back on the road Tuesday traveling to Shaler to take on the Titans



Mike Dreher 10 Kills
Xavier Krause 10 Passes
Dustin DeFrancisis 26 Assists
Bill Smith 5 Blocks


Butler - 3 Pine Richland - 0

Mike Dreher had 10 kills, Dustin DeFrancisis 17 assists and Xavier Krause eight passes
to power Butler to a 25-11, 25-12, 25-3 victory over Pine-Richland.
The junior varsity team also won 25-13, 25-18.
Butler (9-2, 7-2)

May 17th, 2011 Butler Boys Volleyball

The Butler Boys Volleyball team began the first round of the WPIAL playoffs last night by taking on Baldwin at Seneca High School. The Tornado swept the match 3 games to none by the scores of 25-20, 25-19 & 25-19. Dustin DeFrancisis had 25 assists while Mike Dreher chipped in 10 kills and 9 passes to target and Xavier Krause 7 service aces. Butler continues their playoff run Thursday night at Deer Lakes High school taking on the winner of the Bethel Park and Plum first round matchup.


Xavier Krause 7 Service Aces
Dustin DeFrancisis 25 Assists
Mike Deher 10 Kills & 9 Passes to Target


May 19th, 2011 Butler Boys Volleyball

The Butler Boys Volleyball team took on the #5 seeded Bethel Park Hawks last night at Deer Lakes High School in the second round of the WPIAL platoffs. The best of five match up went back and forth all night but in the end the Tornado came away with the match victory three games to two by the scores of 23-25, 25-21, 25-22, 23-25 and 15-12. Dustin DeFrancisis had a Butler high record 51 assists while Mike Dreher had 24 kills and Xavier Krause and Nelson Johnson both had 15 passes to target. Butler continues their playoff run playing in the semi finals next Wednesday against the North Allegheny / Penn Hills matchup.


Dustin DeFrancisis 51 Assists
Mike Deher 24 Kills
Nelson Johnson 15 Passes to Target
Xavier Krause 15 Passes to Target










Past Volleyball seasons

Butler - 3 North Hills - 0
The Butler Boys Volleyball team began their 2010 season at home by hosting the North Hills Indians. The Tornado swept the match winning in all three games by the scores of 25-13, 25-17 and 25-15. Seniors, Joshua Houston (15 kills), Anthony Lewis (20 passes) and Spencer Koehring (4 blocks) lead the way for Butler while Junior Dustin DeFrancisis had 23 assist. The team continues section play today traveling to Shaler to take on the Titans.

Butler - 3 Shaler - 2

The Butler Boys Volleyball team continued section play traveling to Shaler to take on the Titans. Butler pulled out a victory in the best of five match up, three games to two. The 1st and 4th games went to Shaler 25-22, 25-23, while the 2nd, 3rd and 5th games to Butler 25-17, 25-18,15-13. Leading the way for the Tornado was Dustin DeFrancisis with 32 assists, Mike Dreher with 24 kills, Spencer Koehring with 10 blocks and Anthony Lewis with 22 passes.

Butler - 3 Pine Richland - 0


Butler - 3 Pine Richland - 0








Butler - 3 Shaler - 0

Butler's Bill Roberts, above, prepares to send the ball back across the net as
Shaler's Neil Pilewsik defends during Thursday's match. Roberts had 12 kills
and Dustin DeFrancis added 25 assists as the Golden Tornado
swept the Titans 25-17, 25-9, 25-15. Spencer Koehring added five blocks for Butler (2-0).
The Butler JV team won 25-17, 22-25, 15-9.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Butler spikers claim tourney
Andrew Willison had 32 kills and Billy Roberts 20 kills and 16 blocks to spark the Butler volleyball team to capturing the 12-team Norwin Tournament.
The Golden Tornado ended up No. 1 in their regular pool, then were re-bracketed as the No. 2 seed. They defeated Latrobe and Bethel Park, then dropped a decision to Deer Lakes.
As the No. 2 team entering the quarterfinals, Butler defeated Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and Hempfield by 1-0 scores before avenging its loss to the Lancers in a 1-0 championship final triumph.
Chris Geigle had 11 kills and 10 aces and Spencer Goehring added 12 blocks for Butler.

Butler 3, Pine-Richland 0
Cody Moffatt had 16 kills, Billy Roberts had six blocks and Dustin DiFrancisis had 16 assists
as the Tornado (3-0, 3-0) swept the Rams 25-19, 25-15, 25-15.
In JV play, Butler won 2-0 as Xavier Krause and Steve Stauffer had 12 and 11 assists, respectively.

Past Volleyball events...



"It feels good to be back in the playoffs. It feels great to still be alive in the playoffs,"... Butler coach Lew Liparulo

Head Coach: Lew Liparulo

lew_liparulo@butler.k12.pa.us

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