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
— kasey mcintyre (@kaseymcintyre) October 31, 2023
— Charleroi HS Boys Soccer (@CharleroiSoccer) October 31, 2023
It was Ryan Moessner who scored both goals, including the game-winner in ET, to lead the Bearcats to their first-ever WPIAL Final.
WPIAL BOYS A SOCCER PLAYOFFS Bentworth's sophomore #10 Ryan Moessner scores the Golden Goal in overtime to win it for the Bearcats. Bentworth moves on to the WPIAL FINALS for the first time in school history.#WPIAL #bentworthsoccer
— Scott S. Martin (@BentworthSD) October 31, 2023
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