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WPIAL Soccer Boys Class 1A Semifinal Round Scoreboard: Section rivals Charleroi, Bentworth advance on Extra Time golden goals

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The WPIAL Boys Class 1A semifinal round took place on Monday evening, as Bentworth defeated Burrell, 2-1, in a match that went to Extra Time, while Charleroi battled Seton LaSalle into extra time too.  Charleroit’s Arlo McIntyre hit the game winner on penalty kick conversion to send the Cougars back into the WPIAL Finals.

It will be the first-ever WPIAL finals appearance for Bentworth. Charleroi, who made their first WPIAL Finals a year ago, have now made back-t0-back finals.

The Final for this classification will be played on on Friday, November 3, at 8 p.m. at Highmark Stadium, as a first-time champion will be crowned.

WPIAL Soccer Boys Class 1A Playoffs

Semifinal Round (Monday, October 30, 2023 @Peters Township HS) 

FINAL: ##1 Charleroi 1, #4 Seton LaSalle 0 Extra Time

FINAL:  #7 Bentworth  2, #3 Burrell 1 – Extra Time 

It was Ryan Moessner who scored both goals, including the game-winner in ET, to lead the Bearcats to their first-ever WPIAL Final.


Final (Friday, November 3, 2023  8 p.m. @Highmark Stadium) 

8 p.m.   Charleroi vs Bentworth

First Round Results (10/21/2023) 

Trinity Christian 1 Serra Catholic 0
 Bentworth 2  Our Lady of Sacred Heart 1 ET
Burrell 5 Greensburg Central Catholic 1
Eden Christian 2 Winchester Thurston 1
Springdale 3 Carlynton 1
Sewickley Academy 2 Bishop Canevin 1
Seton LaSalle 6 Beth-Center 0
Charleroi 1 Beaver County Christian 0

Quarterfinal Round Results (10/21/2023) 

FINAL: Bentworth 5, Sewickley Academy 0

FINAL: Charleroi 3, Eden Christian Academy 1

FINAL:  Burrell 2, Trinity Christian 1

FINAL:  Seton LaSalle 5, Springdale 0

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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