WPIAL football playoff brackets revealed

The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.

All higher seeds are the home team.

In 6-A, Mt. Lebanon is the defending champion. There are only five teams in the conference, and four of those made the playoffs. All four teams will wait an additional week for their semi-final games.

#1 North Allegheny vs. #4 Canon-McMillan on November 11 at 7:00 p.m.

#2 Mt. Lebanon vs. #3 Central Catholic on November 11 at 7:00 p.m.

The 6-A championship will be at Norwin High School on Saturday, November 19, at 6:00 p.m.

The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.
The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.

In 5-A, eight teams made the playoffs. They include the first and second-place finishers in each of the three conferences and two wild-card teams. The wild cards are defending 5-A Champion Penn-Trafford and North Hills.

The quarterfinals for 5-A begin November 4. All games are at 7:00 p.m.

Bethel Park is the overall #1 seed. Looking at the brackets:

#1 Bethel Park vs. #8 North Hills

#4 Gateway vs. #4 Upper St. Clair

#2 Pine-Richland vs. #7 Penn-Trafford

#3 Franklin Regional vs. #6 Woodland Hills

The 5-A championship will be at Norwin High School on Saturday, November 19, at noon.

The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.
The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.

Defending 4-A champion Aliquippa is the overall #1 seed again this season. Three teams get a first round bye: Aliquippa, Central Valley and Thomas Jefferson.

#1 Aliquippa – Bye

#8 Montour vs. #9 Hampton

#4 Armstrong vs. #13 Blackhawk

#5 McKeesport vs. #12 Mars

#2 Central Valley – Bye

#7 Laurel Highlands vs. #10 West Allegheny

#3 Thomas Jefferson – Bye

#6 Highlands vs. #11 Latrobe

The 4-A championship will be at 8:00 p.m., November 25, at Acrisure Stadium.

The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.
The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.

In 3-A, there will be a new champion. Defending champion Central Valley moved up to 4-A this season. Belle Vernon is the overall #1 seed. Four teams get a first round bye: Belle Vernon, Avonworth, Freeport and Elizabeth Forward.

#1 Belle Vernon – Bye

#8 Mt. Pleasant vs. #9 East Allegheny

#4 Freeport – Bye

#5 West Mifflin vs. #12 Southmoreland

#2 Avonworth – Bye

#7 Beaver vs. #10 Deer Lakes

#3 Elizabeth Forward

#6 Shadyside Academy vs. #11 South Park

The 3-A championship will be at 5:00 p.m., November 25, at Acrisure Stadium.

The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.
The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.

In 2-A, Serra Catholic is the defending champion. They will be a #5 seed this year. Steel Valley is the overall #1 seed. Two teams get a first-round bye: Steel Valley and Beaver Falls.

#1 Steel Valley – Bye

#8 McGuffey vs. #9 Mohawk

#4 Neshannock vs. #13 Burrell

#5 Serra vs. #12 Washington (at Norwin H.S.)

#2 Beaver Falls – Bye

#7 Ligonier Valley vs. #10 Western Beaver (at Greensburg Salem)

#3 Sto-Rox vs. #14 Riverside

#6 Keystone Oaks vs. #11 Apollo-Ridge

The 2-A championship will be at 2:00 p.m., November 25, at Acrisure Stadium.

The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.
The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.

In 1-A, Bishop Canevin is the defending champion and overall number one seed. No teams received a bye in 1-A.

#1 Canevin vs. #16 Jeanette (at Peters Twp. Stadium)

#8 OLSH vs. #9 Clairton

#4 Mapletown vs. #13 Leechburg

#5 South Side Beaver vs. #12 California

#2 Laurel vs. #15 Carmichaels

#7 Burgettstown vs. #10 Union

#8 Greensburg Central Catholic vs. #14 Rochester (at Hempfield)

#6 Fort Cherry vs. #11 Monessen

The 1-A championship will be played at 11:00 a.m., November 25, at Acrisure Stadium.

The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.
The playoff pairings are set in the six classes of the WPIAL. They were announced Saturday afternoon on the TribLive High School Sports Network.

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