We are less than a week away from the WPIAL boys and girls soccer playoff brackets being released, as the girls’ schedule intensifies with many key section matchups in Class 3A, 2A and 1A on the final Thursday of the regular season.
Many playoff spots have been cliniched, but here are all of the unsettled playoff berths at stake heading into Thursday’s action:
- Class 4A/Section 1: Pine-Richland (2-6) and North Hills (2-7) are both still in contention for fourth place (and final playoff spot) out of this section.
UPDATE: North Hills clinches at least a tie for fourth place and the final playoff spot!
Maria’s final home game at NH’s! She scored the game winner and an assist for the win over Shaler 2-1! Going to the playoffs for the first time in 5 years! @NHAthletics_ @Big56Conference @pghsoccernow not bad for a center back!! pic.twitter.com/CF8tECeiFk
— Amanda Veiga (@AmandaV64105479) October 15, 2021
- Class 3A/Section 1: Kiski Area (6-5) holds the slight edge in standings over Indiana (5-6), but the two school face each other with Indiana trying to force a tie for fourth place and earn a playoff spot
UPDATE: Kiski Area beats Indiana, 3-1, to clinch final playoff spot from this section.
- Class 3A/Section 2: Trinity (7-5) faces Ringgold (7-6) with a chance to secure the fourth and final playoff spot in the section. If Ringgold wins, Trinity will have to also beat Greensburg Salem (TBA) in a make-up of a postponed game to force a tie for the last playoff spot.
UPDATE: Trinity beats Ringgold, 4-1. Clinches final playoff spot from section.
- Class 2A/Section 2: Valley and Freeport (both with 2-5-1 section records) won’t face each other until Monday to decide the fourth and final playoff spot from this section.
- Class 2A/Section 3: McGuffey (3-6) can clinch the fourth and final playoff spot from this section on Saturday when they face Waynesburg Central (2-7).
- Class 1A/Section 2: Bentworth (4-6-1) can clinch the fourth and final playoff spot from this section on Thursday if they defeat or tie vs Beth Center.
UPDATE: Bentworth beats Beth-Center, 4-0. Nina Thompson scored the game winner and Tessa Charpentier had a hat trick. Win clinches 12th consecutive WPIAL playoff appearance for the Bearcats.
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WPIAL Girls Soccer Schedule (10/14/2021)
|WPIAL Class 4A Section 1 (4A)|
|Shaler at North Hills||1-2|
|WPIAL Class 3A Section 1 (3A)|
|Gateway at Franklin Regional||1-2|
|Indiana at Kiski Area||1-3|
|Knoch at Hampton||0-5|
|WPIAL Class 3A Section 2 (3A)|
|Connellsville at Laurel Highlands||2-1|
|Greensburg Salem at Belle Vernon||0-2|
|Ringgold at Trinity||0-4|
|Uniontown at Albert Gallatin|
|WPIAL Class 3A Section 3 (3A)|
|Oakland Catholic at Plum||2-3|
|Woodland Hills at Penn Hills||1-4|
|WPIAL Class 3A Section 4 (3A)|
|Central Valley at Blackhawk|
|Chartiers Valley at South Fayette||0-3|
|West Allegheny at Montour||2-1|
|WPIAL Class 2A Section 1 (2A)|
|Ambridge at Hopewell|
|Avonworth at Quaker Valley||0-0|
|WPIAL Class 2A Section 2 (2A)|
|Shady Side Academy at Highlands||6-0|
|Valley at Freeport||2-4|
|WPIAL Class 1A Section 1 (1A)|
|Apollo-Ridge at Ligonier Valley||1-0|
|Jeannette at Greensburg Central Catholic|
|Springdale at Riverview||11-4|
|WPIAL Class 1A Section 2 (1A)|
|Beth-Center at Bentworth||0-4|
|Charleroi at Monessen||0-8|
|Steel Valley at Seton LaSalle||2-0|
|WPIAL Class 1A Section 3 (1A)|
|Neshannock at Mohawk||0-6|
|Our Lady of Sacred Heart at Freedom||0-5|
|Riverside at South Side Beaver||1-0|
|WPIAL Class 1A Section 4 (1A)|
|Carlynton at Bishop Canevin|
|Eden Christian at Aquinas Academy||0-1|
|Winchester Thurston at Ellis School||4-0|
|Armstrong at Freeport||PPD|
|Butler at Norwin||PPD|
|Carrick at East Allegheny||PPD|
|Chartiers-Houston at Keystone Oaks||PPD|
|Deer Lakes at McGuffey||2-0|
|Elizabeth Forward at Burrell||1-0|
|Fox Chapel at Moon||0-3|
|Freedom at Yough||PPD|
|Mount Pleasant at Hempfield||3-1|
|North Allegheny at Norwin||3-2|
|North Catholic at South Park||1-0|
|Penn-Trafford at Seneca Valley||0-5|
|Southmoreland at South Allegheny||3-0|
|West Mifflin at Chartiers-Houston||1-4|