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August 17, 2017

BVA’s Johnston to play baseball at Pitt-Greensburg

Belle Vernon Area’s Evan Johnston, center, signs a national letter of intent to continue his baseball career at Pitt-Greensburg. With him, from left, are athletic director Matt Humbert, head coach Daryl Hixenbaugh, Evan’s father, Jesse Johnston, and sister, Kinsey Johnston.

By JOSE NEGRON

jnegron@yourmvi.com

Belle Vernon Area baseball player Evan Johnston’s career on the diamond won’t end now that the high school baseball season has come and gone.

Johnston will continue his baseball and academic careers next year at the University of Pittsburgh’s Greensburg campus, playing for Scott Adams, a 2006 BVA grad and former assistant baseball coach who just finished his first year as UPG head coach.

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