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WPIAL Girls Soccer: Saturday scoreboard, playoff berths clinched & more

WPIAL Girls Soccer: Saturday scoreboard, playoff berths clinched & more

As we approach the final few weeks of the WPIAL / PIAA regular season, we’ll be posting scores from HS games either later in the evening when all the scores are final, or the next morning.

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The full scoreboard from Saturday is below along playoff berths cliniched and some Tweets of note.

WPIAL GIRLS SOCCER TWEETS

Ed’s here, Ed there, Ed’s everywhere!

Yikes, that’s not good…

Good battle between last year’s 2A girls champs and South Park!  Waynesburg’s nine-game winning streak came to a halt on Saturday.

Congrats to McGuffey girls. Nine straight seasons in the playoffs is an impressive feat.

 

 

Time Teams Result
WPIAL Class 4A Section 1 (4A)
7:30 pm Butler at  Pine-Richland 3-5
5:30 pm Fox Chapel at  Shaler 3-0
WPIAL Class 4A Section 2 (4A)
2:30 pm Baldwin at  Upper St. Clair 0-7
3:30 pm Peters Township at  Mt. Lebanon 1-3
WPIAL Class 4A Section 3 (4A)
7:30 pm Connellsville at  Penn Hills 2-0
2 pm Latrobe at  Allderdice 2-1
WPIAL Class 3A Section 1 (3A)
3:45 pm Gateway at  Knoch 1-0
2:30 pm Kiski Area at  Franklin Regional PPD
WPIAL Class 3A Section 2 (3A)
1 pm Albert Gallatin at  Greensburg Salem 0-5
1 pm Uniontown at  Laurel Highlands 0-3
WPIAL Class 3A Section 3 (3A)
1 pm Thomas Jefferson at  Plum 1-3
WPIAL Class 3A Section 4 (3A)
12 pm Blackhawk at  Montour 0-5
12:45 pm South Fayette at  West Allegheny 1-2
WPIAL Class 2A Section 1 (2A)
3 pm Keystone Oaks at  Avonworth 0-5
10 am Steel Valley at  Hopewell 0-6
WPIAL Class 2A Section 2 (2A)
3 pm Burrell at  Highlands PPD
10 am East Allegheny at  Apollo-Ridge 0-3
10 am Valley at  Freeport 0-6
WPIAL Class 2A Section 3 (2A)
7:30 pm South Park at  Waynesburg Central 1-0
10 am Yough at  South Allegheny 4-0
WPIAL Class 1A Section 1 (1A)
2 pm Greensburg Central Catholic at  Serra Catholic PPD
11 am Springdale at  St. Joseph PPD
WPIAL Class 1A Section 2 (1A)
2 pm Bentworth at  Monessen 7-0
12 pm Beth-Center at  Chartiers-Houston 2-0
7 pm Geibel Catholic at  Charleroi 0-5
WPIAL Class 1A Section 3 (1A)
2 pm Freedom at  Sewickley Academy 2-0
10 am Our Lady of Sacred Heart at  Mohawk 2-1
10 am Riverside at  Neshannock PPD

 

SHADY SIDE TAKE REMATCH VS GCC

In addition, of note, Shady Side Academy won the second match of the season between two top teams in Girls 1A — 4-0 over section rivals Greensburg Central Catholic.

In the latest chapter of what’s been one of the top rivalries in WPIAL girls soccer, Class A No. 3 Shady Side Academy held the top-ranked Centurions to one shot on goal and Sophia McMahon scored twice in a 4-0 victory in a Section 1 match at Michael J. Farrell Stadium.

From start to finish the Indians dominated possession, and in the second half they allowed only one shot, which was wide by Ashley McWilliams in the 45th minute. Shady Side Academy (6-1, 5-1) earned a split in the season series for the second consecutive year.

Greensburg Central Catholic (5-2, 5-1) won the first meeting 4-3 on Sept. 12.

“We have really been working on tight marking with our defense,”  Mary Lynch told Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Tuesday. “We got a slow start to our season with several cancellations, and I really think our defense is coming into their own now that we have some games under our belt. Our midfielders did a good job marking in the middle and having a defender push up to help with that marking.

Here are the teams that have qualified for the girls soccer playoffs through Oct. 7.

Class 4A

Seneca Valley

Pine-Richland

North Allegheny

Norwin

Penn-Trafford

Connellsville

Class 3A

Mars

Belle Vernon

Greensburg Salem

Oakland Catholic

Plum

Trinity

Thomas Jefferson

Montour

West Allegheny

Ambridge

Class 2A

Hopewell

Deer Lakes

Waynesburg

Class A

Bentworth

Chartiers-Houston

Freedom

John Krysinsky has covered soccer and other sports for many years for various publications and media outlets. He is also author of 'Miracle on the Mon' -- a book about the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, which chronicles the club, particularly the early years of Highmark Stadium with the narrative leading up to and centered around a remarkable match that helped provide a spark for the franchise. John has covered sports for Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, DK Pittsburgh Sports, Pittsburgh Sports Report, has served as color commentator on Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC broadcasts, and worked with OPTA Stats and broadcast teams for US Open Cup and International Champions Cup matches held in the US. Krysinsky also served as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at his alma mater, Point Park University, where he led the Pioneers to the first-ever winning seasons and playoff berths (1996-98); head coach of North Catholic boys (2007-08), associate head coach of Shady Side Academy boys (2009-2014).

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