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WPIAL Class 4A Girls Soccer Playoff Bracket: Can anyone stop a North Allegheny 3-peat?

WPIAL Class 4A Girls Soccer Playoff Bracket: Can anyone stop a North Allegheny 3-peat?

Click here to find the WPIAL Class 4A Girls Soccer bracket for the 2021 playoff tournament.

First Round – All games to be played on Monday, October 25 

There is always so much talent across the board in Class 4A girls soccer that it would seem to be impossible for any school to win three straight WPIAL titles.  This year, North Allegheny girls are in excellent position to do it again, as they are going to be the top seed heading into the 13-team field.  Head coach Bill Pfeiffer’s return to Moon has been a successful one so far, as the Tigers have taken the top spot in a section that has produced a few PIAA champions in recent years. In his last stint at Moon, Pfeiffer led the Tigers to back-to-back WPIAL and PIAA titles in 2016 and 2017.  It’s been an impressive campaign for Latrobe, who knocked off the periennial front-runners, Norwin, in their section. The question is, how good and how far can Latrobe go in the playoffs?  And what about Butler, who came close a bunch of times last year in challenging North Allegheny.

Top Four Seeds:

  1. North Allegheny
  2. Moon
  3. Latrobe
  4. Seneca Valley

Anticipated Playoff schedule:

  • 1st Round:                  Monday, October 25
    • 8 Fox Chapel vs 9 Bethel Park
    • 4 Seneca Valley vs 13 Penn-Trafford
    • 5 Norwin vs 12 North Hills
    • 7 Butler vs 10 Mt. Lebanon
    • 6 Peters Twp vs 11 Pine-Richland
  • Quarterfinal Round     Thursday, October 28
    • Latrobe vs Peters Twp/Pine-Richland winner
    • North Allegheny vs Fox Chapel/Bethel Park winner
    • Moon vs Butler/Mt. Lebanon winner
    • Seneca Valley/Penn-Trafford winner vs Norwin/North Hills winner
  • Semifinal Round          Monday, November 1
  • Final                             Friday/Saturday, November 5-6 (TBA)

PIAA Playoffs — brackets announced on Sunday, November 7 — with first round to begin Tuesday, November 9

WPIAL Girls Soccer Class 4A Standings and Playoff Seeding Projections

 

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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