Sunday, April 25, 2010

Keeping up with ...

Lou Giachetti

A highly successful softball coach at Waynesburg High School, Giachetti moved acroos town two years ago to coach the softball team at Waynesburg University.

One of the undisputed good guys of the local coaching fraternity, Giachetti spent 11 years with the Raiders as an assistant coach and head coach. He helped Waynesburg softball become a playoff regular.

His teams won four section championship and, in 2005, Waynesburg became the second school from Greene County to win a WPIAL softball championship when the Raiders beat Washington in the Class AA title game. Carmichaels won WPIAL Class AA titles in 1998 and 1999.

Waynesburg qualified for the PIAA playoffs in 2005 and 2006.

At Waynesburg University, the yellow Jackets are 11-17 overall and 4-8 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference. Three of Waynesburg's top players are Amanda Baughman, Amber Pivik and Liz Bombara. All are Wash High grads.

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