2014 WPIAL SOFTBALL REVIEW

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | 2:30 PM


2014 saw a pair of first time district champions, a pair of top-seeds go the distance in the WPIAL postseason, one Cinderella team winning gold from the lucky 13th-seed and no WPIAL winner standing tall with gold in the PIAA circle at the end of the season. Here is a look back at the 2014 WPIAL Softball season with final regular season standings along with WPIAL and PIAA playoff results.

FINAL 2014 WPIAL REGULAR SEASON STANDINGS:

# – Clinched Section Title
* – Clinched Playoff Berth
x – Eliminated From Playoff Contention

WPIAL Class AAAA:

Section 1: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Penn-Trafford Warriors : (9-3) (14-3)
#-Latrobe Wildcats : (9-3) (13-4)
#-Norwin Knights : (9-3) (12-3)
x-Hempfield Spartans : (8-4) (12-6)
x-Connellsville Falcons : (4-8) (5-8)
x-Franklin Regional Panthers : (2-10) (3-13)
x-Kiski Area Cavaliers : (1-11) (2-12)

Section 2: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Plum Mustangs : (11-1) (15-3)
#-McKeesport Tigers : (11-1) (13-5)
*-Woodland Hills Wolverines : (8-4) (8-6)
x-Gateway Gators : (6-6) (6-6)
x-Penn Hills Indians : (4-8) (5-10)
x-Oakland Catholic Eagles : (2-10) (2-10)
x-Allderdice Dragons : (0-12) (1-13)

Section 3: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Seneca Valley Raiders : (10-2) (13-2)
#-Shaler Titans : (10-2) (14-3)
*-North Allegheny Tigers : (9-3) (15-4)
x-Butler Golden Tornado : (5-7) (7-8)
x-North Hills Indians : (4-8) (7-9)
x-Pine-Richland Rams : (3-9) (3-11)
x-Fox Chapel Foxes : (1-11) (1-13)

Section 4: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Canon-McMillan Big Macs : (12-2) (16-3)
*-BALDWIN HIGHLANDERS : (10-4) (11-6)
*-Bethel Park Black Hawks : (10-4) (10-4)
x-Chartiers Valley Colts : (9-5) (9-5)
x-Peters Township Indians : (9-5) (9-8)
x-Brashear Bulls : (3-11) (3-11)
x-Upper St. Clair Panthers : (2-12) (2-13)
x-Mount Lebanon Blue Devils : (1-13) (1-14)

WPIAL Class AAA:

Section 1: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Blackhawk Cougars : (8-2) (10-3)
*-NEW CASTLE RED HURRICANES : (7-3) (8-3)
*-Ellwood City Wolverines : (5-5) (7-5)
*-Central Valley Warriors : (5-5) (7-7)
*-Ambridge Bridgers : (5-5) (5-6)
x-Hopewell Vikings : (0-10) (4-12)

Section 2: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-South Fayette Lions : (11-1) (13-1)
*-Trinity Hillers : (10-2) (15-2)
*-West Allegheny Indians : (8-4) (10-5)
x-Montour Spartans : (7-5) (8-8)
x-Ringgold Rams : (4-8) (4-8)
x-Moon Tigers : (2-10) (2-12)
x-Carrick Raiders : (0-12) (0-13)

Section 3: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-WEST MIFFLIN TITANS : (10-2) (16-2)
*-ELIZABETH FORWARD WARRIORS : (8-4) (12-6)
*-Thomas Jefferson Jaguars : (7-5) (11-6)
x-Southmoreland Scotties : (6-6) (8-7)
x-Yough Cougars : (6-6) (7-7)
x-Belle Vernon Leopards : (3-9) (5-12)
x-South Park Eagles : (2-10) (3-11)

Section 4: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Greensburg-Salem Golden Lions : (12-0) (13-1)
*-Uniontown Red Raiders : (9-3) (10-6)
*-Mount Pleasant Vikings : (8-4) (9-7)
x-Brownsville Falcons : (6-6) (7-6)
x-Albert Gallatin Colonials : (4-8) (5-10)
x-Laurel Highlands Mustangs : (2-10) (2-13)
x-Derry Trojans : (1-11) (1-12)

Section 5: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Knoch Knights : (8-2) (10-3)
*-Mars Planets : (7-3) (9-4)
*-Highlands Golden Rams : (7-3) (7-4)
x-Hampton Talbots : (5-5) (5-7)
x-Kittanning Wildcats : (2-8) (3-11)
x-Indiana Little Indians : (1-9) (2-12)
 

WPIAL Class AA:

Section 1: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles : (9-1) (11-4)
#-Seton-LaSalle Rebels : (9-1) (10-2)
*-Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chargers : (6-4) (9-5)
x-Carlynton Cougars : (3-7) (5-8)
x-Avonworth Antelopes : (3-7) (3-7)
x-Quaker Valley Quakers : (0-10) (1-10)

Section 2: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Waynesburg Raiders : (10-2) (12-8)
*-McGuffey Highlanders : (9-3) (13-3)
*-CHARTIERS-HOUSTON BUCCANEERS : (8-4) (10-6)
x-Bentworth Bearcats : (7-5) (10-9)
x-Beth-Center Bulldogs : (6-6) (6-9)
x-Washington Little Prexies : (2-10) (3-11)
x-Fort Cherry Rangers : (0-12) (0-15)

Section 3: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Deer Lakes Lancers : (14-0) (15-0)
*-Burrell Buccaneers : (11-3) (12-3)
*-Freeport Yellowjackets : (10-4) (10-4)
x-Valley Vikings : (7-7) (8-7)
x-West Shamokin Wolves : (5-9) (5-9)
x-Ford City Sabers : (5-9) (5-11)
x-Shady Side Academy Indians : (4-10) (6-11)
x-Apollo-Ridge Vikings : (0-14) (0-15)

Section 4: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Charleroi Cougars : (9-1) (11-3)
*-Steel Valley Ironmen : (7-3) (10-4)
*-South Allegheny Gladiators : (6-4) (8-4)
x-BRENTWOOD SPARTANS : (5-5) (7-7)
x-Greensburg Central Catholic Centurions : (2-8) (2-8)
x-East Allegheny Wildcats : (1-9) (1-9)

Section 5: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Beaver Bobcats : (12-0) (13-0)
*-Riverside Panthers : (10-2) (10-2)
*-Laurel Spartans : (7-5) (8-6)
x-New Brighton Lions : (5-7) (8-11)
x-Mohawk Warriors : (5-7) (7-8)
x-Beaver Falls Tigers : (3-9) (3-10)
x-Freedom Bulldogs : (0-12) (1-14)

WPIAL Class A:

Section 1: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Burgettstown Blue Devils : (12-0) (14-4)
*-Sewickley Academy Panthers : (10-2) (10-2)
*-Bishop Canevin Crusaders : (8-4) (8-4)
x-Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic Trojans : (5-7) (6-7)
x-Avella Eagles : (5-7) (5-9)
x-Cornell Raiders : (2-10) (2-11)
x-Northgate Flames : (0-12) (0-14)

Section 2: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Jefferson-Morgan Rockets : (12-2) (15-2)
#-Carmichaels Mighty Mikes : (12-2) (14-3)
*-Frazier Commodores : (10-4) (10-5)
x-Serra Catholic Eagles : (8-6) (9-6)
x-Monessen Greyhounds : (6-8) (8-9)
x-West Greene Pioneers : (6-8) (8-11)
x-Mapletown Maples : (2-12) (2-14)
x-California Trojans : (0-14) (0-16)

Section 3: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Jeannette Jayhawks : (11-1) (11-4)
*-Vincentian Academy Royals : (10-2) (10-3)
*-Leechburg Blue Devils : (9-3) (10-4)
x-Riverview Raiders : (6-6) (8-7)
x-Springdale Dynamos : (3-9) (3-10)
x-St. Joseph Spartans : (3-9) (3-11)
x-Ellis School Tigers : (0-12) (0-13)

Section 4: (Section Record) (Overall Record)
#-Neshannock Lancers : (13-1) (13-2)
*-Shenango Wildcats : (12-2) (14-3)
*-SOUTH SIDE BEAVER RAMS : (11-3) (13-3)
x-Union Scotties : (7-7) (7-8)
x-Western Beaver Golden Beavers : (5-9) (5-9)
x-Rochester Rams : (5-9) (5-10)
x-Quigley Catholic Spartans : (2-12) (2-12)
x-Aliquippa Quips : (1-13) (2-14)

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2014 WPIAL SOFTBALL PLAYOFF RESULTS:

All games marked (MSA) after the score can be heard archived here on the MSA Sports Network.

2014 WPIAL CLASS AAAA SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME:

Shaler Titans 9 – Canon-McMillan Big Macs 5  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AAAA Consolation:

Latrobe Wildcats 2 – Penn-Trafford Warriors 1  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AAAA Semifinals:

Canon-McMillan Big Macs 7 – Latrobe Wildcats 6  (MSA)

Shaler Titans 4 – Penn-Trafford Warriors 1  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AAAA Quarterfinals:

Canon-McMillan Big Macs 3 – North Allegheny Tigers 1  (MSA)

Latrobe Wildcats 3 – Seneca Valley Raiders 2  (MSA)

Shaler Titans 10 – Bethel Park Black Hawks 0  (MSA)

Penn-Trafford Warriors 6 – Plum Mustangs 2  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AAAA First Round:

Canon-McMillan Big Macs – BYE

North Allegheny Tigers 1 – McKeesport Tigers 0  (MSA)

Seneca Valley Raiders – BYE

Latrobe Wildcats 8 – Woodland Hills Wolverines 1

Shaler Titans – BYE

Bethel Park Black Hawks 6 – Norwin Knights 0

Penn-Trafford Warriors – BYE

Plum Mustangs 4 – Baldwin Highlanders 3  (MSA)
 

2014 WPIAL CLASS AAA SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME:

Thomas Jefferson Jaguars 5 – Mars Fighting Planets 3 in 9 Innings  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AAA Consolation:

Greensburg-Salem Golden Lions 2 – Elizabeth Forward Warriors 1 in 9 Innings  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AAA Semifinals:

Thomas Jefferson Jaguars 4 – Greensburg-Salem Golden Lions 3  (MSA)

Mars Fighting Planets 7 – Elizabeth Forward Warriors 6  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AAA Quarterfinals:

Greensburg-Salem Golden Lions 2 – West Allegheny Indians 1  (MSA)

Thomas Jefferson Jaguars 3 – Trinity Hillers 1  (MSA)

Elizabeth Forward Warriors 5 – South Fayette Lions 0  (MSA)

Mars Fighting Planets 1 – West Mifflin Titans 0  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AAA First Round:

Greensburg-Salem Golden Lions 1 – Central Valley Warriors 0

West Allegheny Indians 8 – New Castle Red Hurricane 2  (MSA)

Thomas Jefferson Jaguars 3 – Knoch Knights 2  (MSA)

Trinity Hillers 7 – Uniontown Red Raiders 4 in 8 Innings  (MSA)

South Fayette Lions 8 – Ambridge Bridgers 3  (MSA)

Elizabeth Forward Warriors 3 – Highlands Golden Rams 2  (MSA)

West Mifflin Titans 6 – Mount Pleasant Vikings 0  (MSA)

Mars Fighting Planets 5 – Blackhawk Cougars 4 in 8 Innings  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AAA Preliminary Round:

Central Valley Warriors 6 – Ellwood City Wolverines 0  (MSA)
 

2014 WPIAL CLASS AA SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME:

Beaver Bobcats 2 – Deer Lakes Lancers 0  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AA Consolation:

Seton-LaSalle Rebels 3 – Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles 2  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AA Semifinals:

Beaver Bobcats 2 – Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles 1  (MSA)

Deer Lakes Lancers 10 – Seton-LaSalle Rebels 1  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AA Quarterfinals:

Beaver Bobcats 2 – Burrell Buccaneers 0

Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles 6 – Waynesburg Raiders 0  (MSA)

Deer Lakes Lancers 2 – McGuffey Highlanders 0

Seton-LaSalle Rebels 10 – Riverside Panthers 1

WPIAL CLASS AA First Round:

Beaver Bobcats – BYE

Burrell Buccaneers 2 – Steel Valley Ironmen 1  (MSA)

Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles 3 – Laurel Spartans 0  (MSA)

Waynesburg Raiders 11 – Freeport Yellowjackets 6  (MSA)

Deer Lakes Lancers 2 – Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chargers 1

McGuffey Highlanders 4 – Charleroi Cougars 0  (MSA)

Seton-LaSalle Rebels 3 – South Allegheny Gladiators 2

Riverside Panthers 4 – Chartiers-Houston Buccaneers 2  (MSA)
 

2014 WPIAL CLASS A SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME:

Neshannock Lancers 8 – South Side Rams 5  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS A Consolation:

Burgettstown Blue Devils 7 – Jefferson-Morgan Rockets 0  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS A Semifinals:

Neshannock Lancers 11 – Burgettstown Blue Devils 0  (MSA)

South Side Rams 5 – Jefferson-Morgan Rockets 3  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS A Quarterfinals:

Neshannock Lancers 7 – Vincentian Academy Royals 0  (MSA)

Burgettstown Blue Devils 8 – Shenango Wildcats 2  (MSA)

South Side Rams 10 – Carmichaels Mighty Mikes 3  (MSA)

Jefferson-Morgan Rockets 9 – Bishop Canevin Crusaders 1  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS A First Round:

Neshannock Lancers – BYE

Vincentian Academy Royals 8 – Sewickley Academy Panthers 5

Shenango Wildcats – BYE

Burgettstown Blue Devils 11 – Frazier Commodores 2  (MSA)

Carmichaels Mighty Mikes – BYE

South Side Rams 9 – Leechburg Blue Devils 1  (MSA)

Jefferson-Morgan Rockets – BYE

Bishop Canevin Crusaders 2 – Jeannette Jayhawks 1

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2014 PIAA SOFTBALL PLAYOFF RESULTS:

All games marked (MSA) after the score can be heard archived here on the MSA Sports Network.

2014 PIAA CLASS AAAA CHAMPIONSHIP GAME:

Souderton Indians 8 – Lower Dauphin Falcons 3

PIAA CLASS AAAA Semifinals:

Souderton Indians 2 – DuBois Beavers 0

Lower Dauphin Falcons 8 – Parkland Trojans 7 in 8 Innings

PIAA CLASS AAAA Quarterfinals:

DuBois Beavers 9 – LATROBE WILDCATS 5  (MSA)

Souderton Indians 6 – Central Mountain Wildcats 5

Parkland Trojans 3 – Avon Grove Red Devils 0

Lower Dauphin Falcons 4 – Archbishop Ryan Raiders 0

PIAA CLASS AAAA First Round:

LATROBE WILDCATS 6 – SHALER TITANS 4  (MSA)

DuBois Beavers 5 – CANON-McMILLAN BIG MACS 4  (MSA)

Souderton Indians 12 – Cumberland Valley Eagles 3

Central Mountain Wildcats 7 – Manheim Township Blue Streaks 6

Avon Grove Red Devils 5 – Philadelphia Central Lancers 0

Parkland Trojans 5 – Spring-Ford Rams 0

Archbishop Ryan Raiders 6 – North Penn Knights 0

Lower Dauphin Falcons 2 – Hazleton Cougars 0
 

2014 PIAA CLASS AAA CHAMPIONSHIP GAME:

Springfield-Delco Cougars 3 – Bethlehem Catholic Hawks 0

PIAA CLASS AAA Semifinals:

Springfield-Delco Cougars 3 – GREENSBURG-SALEM GOLDEN LIONS 2

Bethlehem Catholic Hawks 4 – Lansdale Catholic Crusaders 1

PIAA CLASS AAA Quarterfinals:

GREENSBURG-SALEM GOLDEN LIONS 2 – THOMAS JEFFERSON JAGUARS 1  (MSA)

Springfield-Delco Cougars 7 – St. Mary’s Flying Dutch 0

Bethlehem Catholic Hawks 1 – Radnor Red Raiders 0

Lansdale Catholic Crusaders 2 – Berwick Bulldogs 1

PIAA CLASS AAA First Round:

THOMAS JEFFERSON JAGUARS 8 – Bellefonte Red Raiders 3  (MSA)

GREENSBURG-SALEM GOLDEN LIONS 2 – Warren Dragons 0

Springfield-Delco Cougars 4 – Shippensburg Greyhounds 2

St. Mary’s Flying Dutch 5 – MARS FIGHTING PLANETS 4

Radnor Red Raiders 10 – Franklin Towne Charter Coyotes 0

Bethlehem Catholic Hawks 3 – Lampeter-Strasburg Pioneers 2

Lansdale Catholic Crusaders 8 – Donegal Indians 4

Berwick Bulldogs 18 – Mifflinburg Wildcats 12
 

2014 PIAA CLASS AA CHAMPIONSHIP GAME:

Central Columbia Blue Jays 13 – Bald Eagle Eagles 5  (MSA)

PIAA CLASS AA Semifinals:

Bald Eagle Eagles 7 – Philipsburg-Osceola Mounties 3  (MSA)

Central Columbia Blue Jays 10 – Susquenita Blackhawks 5

PIAA CLASS AA Quarterfinals:

Philipsburg-Osceola Mounties 9 – BEAVER BOBCATS 6  (MSA)

Bald Eagle Eagles 4 – Wilmington Greyhounds 1  (MSA)

Susquenita Blackhawks 6 – Pen Argyl Green Knights 1

Central Columbia Blue Jays 4 – Delone Catholic Squires 2

PIAA CLASS AA First Round:

BEAVER BOBCATS 6 – Everett Warriors 0

Philipsburg-Osceola Mounties 19 – Moniteau Warriors 6  (MSA)

Bald Eagle Eagles 2 – SETON-LaSALLE REBELS 1 in 8 Innings  (MSA)

Wilmington Greyhounds 8 – DEER LAKES LANCERS 7

Susquenita Blackhawks 10 – Swenson Arts & Technical School Lions 1

Pen Argyl Green Knights 3 – St. Basil’s Academy Panthers 2

Delone Catholic Squires 7 – Conwell-Egan Eagles 6 in 9 Innings

Central Columbia Blue Jays 5 – Holy Cross Crusaders 4
 

2014 PIAA CLASS A CHAMPIONSHIP GAME:

Minersville Battling Miners 4 – Claysburg-Kimmel Bulldogs 1

PIAA CLASS A Semifinals:

Claysburg-Kimmel Bulldogs 5 – NESHANNOCK LANCERS 4 in 8 Innings

Minersville Battling Miners 10 – Bristol Warriors 1

PIAA CLASS A Quarterfinals:

NESHANNOCK LANCERS 6 – BURGETTSTOWN BLUE DEVILS 1  (MSA)

Claysburg-Kimmel Bulldogs 6 – Iroquois Braves 1

Bristol Warriors 5 – South Williamsport Millionaires 0

Minersville Battling Miners 12 – Halifax Wildcats 2

PIAA CLASS A First Round:

NESHANNOCK LANCERS 11 – Smethport Hubbers 1

BURGETTSTOWN BLUE DEVILS 6 – Southern Huntingdon Rockets 4 in 8 Innings  (MSA)

Claysburg-Kimmel Bulldogs 8 – DuBois Central Catholic Cardinals 2

Iroquois Braves 10 – SOUTH SIDE BEAVER RAMS 7

Bristol Warriors 24 – Philadelphia GAMP Pioneers 0

South Williamsport Mountaineers 5 – Old Forge Devils 3 in 8 Innings

Minersville Battling Miners 13 – Bloomsburg Panthers 3

Halifax Wildcats 5 – Hope for Hyndman Charter School Hornets 0

 

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