WPIAL boys soccer teams ready to begin PIAA playoffs
The WPIAL boys soccer playoff tournaments have concluded, and the teams which remain alive are gearing up for what they hope are successful runs in the PIAA playoffs that begin Tuesday at sites all throughout the state.
Sixteen teams are set for first-round matchups in each of the four classifications. The state-title games are Nov. 16 and 17 at HersheyPark Stadium in Hershey.
Here are the opening matchups involving WPIAL teams.
6-1 State College vs. 7-2 Norwin, 6 p.m., Bald Eagle Area High School
7-1 Seneca Valley vs. 3-4 Landisville Hempfield, 5 p.m., Hempfield Area High School, Greensburg
9-1 Bradford vs. 7-2 West Allegheny, 7 p.m., Brockway High School
7-1 Franklin Regional vs. 6-1 Bellefonte, 5 p.m., Norwin High School
10-1 Cathedral Prep vs. 7-3 Thomas Jefferson, 7:30 p.m.
7-1 Shady Side Academy vs. 5-1 Bedford, 7 p.m., Moon Area High School
6-1 Westmont Hilltop vs. 7-2 Quaker Valley, 8 p.m., Richland High School, Johnstown
10-1 Fairview vs. 7-3 Deer Lakes, 7:30 p.m., Dollinger Field, Erie
7-1 Avonworth vs. 6-1 West Shamokin, 7 p.m., Mars High School
9-1 Brockway vs. 7-3 Seton LaSalle, 7 p.m., DuBois Area High School
10-1 Iroquois vs. 7-2 Greensburg Central Catholic, 5:30 p.m., Dollinger Field, Erie