Basketball

Gateway’s Mykel Bruce-McCrommon is fouled by Franklin Regional’s Cameron Rowell on Jan. 12, 2023, at Franklin Regional High School.
WPIAL announces playoff sites, times for Thursday’s basketball quarterfinals
February 20, 2024
The WPIAL released sites and times for Thursday’s boys and girls basketball quarterfinals.

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Knoch’s Derek Lang (top) wrestles for a loose ball with Indiana’s Dom Kowchuck on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, at Knoch High School.
A-K Valley high school basketball playoff preview capsule for Feb. 21, 2024
WPIAL basketball playoffs

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South Fayette’s Juliette Leroux (14) celebrates with Haylie Lamonde after scoring Dec. 11 at Chartiers Valley.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports on Feb. 20, 2024: Class 5A champs begin title defense
February 19, 2024
Welcome to the final day of the WPIAL basketball first round with girls Class 5A and 4A along with boys 2A games getting their crack at the postseason spotlight.

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Woodland Hills’ Scoop Smith drives to the basket Jan. 30 at Shaler.
Trib HSSN boys basketball team of the week for Feb. 19, 2024
Trib HSSN boys basketball team of the week: Woodland Hills Wolverines

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Aquinas Academy junior Jacob Guillen
Trib HSSN boys basketball player of the week for Feb. 19, 2024
Trib HSSN boys basketball player of the week: Jacob Guillen

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Monessen’s MyAsia Majors (left) drives against Leechburg’s Ava Richards on Monday in the WPIAL Class A first round.
Monessen builds momentum with Class A 1st round win over Leechburg
Monessen girls basketball coach Janine Vertacnik wanted to start postseason play off with a bang, and the No. 5 Greyhounds did just that with an overwhelming 63-15 home victory over No. 12 Leechburg in the Class A first round Monday night.

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Kiski Area junior Colin Keller hits a layup against Peters Township junior Mickey Vaccarello during WPIAL Class 5A playoff game Monday.
Kiski Area upsets No. 5 Peters Township in WPIAL Class 5A playoffs
During halftime of Monday’s WPIAL Class 5A playoff game at Peters Township, Kiski Area athletic director John Peterman said watch out for No. 20.

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Deer Lakes coach Albie Fletcher talks with a referee during a game against Knoch on Dec. 29, 2023.
No. 1 Deer Lakes ramps up defensive pressure, rolls past Sto-Rox in Class 3A 1st round
Leading up to Monday’s first-round playoff game, the past week was all about defense for Deer Lakes coach Albie Fletcher.

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Naturelle Ewing (left) and her Knoch teammates will face Belle Vernon in the WPIAL Class 4A first round.
Alle-Kiski Valley high school basketball playoff preview capsules for Feb. 20, 2024
WPIAL basketball playoffs

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Xavier Odorisio and his Jeannette teammates will play No. 11 Sewickley Academy on Tuesday.
Westmoreland high school basketball playoff preview capsules for Feb. 20, 2024
WPIAL basketball playoffs

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Gateway’s Mykel Bruce-McCrommon blocks the shot of Latrobe’s John Wetzel on Friday, Feb. 9, 2024, at Greater Latrobe High School.
This week on Trib HSSN for week of Feb. 19, 2024
February 18, 2024
The spotlight continues to shine bright on the February Frenzy known as the WPIAL basketball postseason, making for a busy week of hoops on the TribLive High School Sports Network.

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Fox Chapel’s Jefferson Moorefield-Brown grabs a rebound over Shaler’s Brandon London and Keegan Smetahka Friday, Feb. 9, 2024 at Fox Chapel Area High School.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports for Feb. 19, 2024: Opening round of basketball playoffs continues
It’s Day 3 of the opening round of the WPIAL basketball playoffs with boys Class 5A and 3A, along with girls Class A first-round contests taking center stage.

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Penn Hills’ Milani Oliver (11) scored 15 points in Monday’s regular-season finale.
Trib HSSN girls basketball team of the week for Feb. 18, 2024
Trib HSSN girls basketball team of the week: Penn Hills Indians

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South Side’s Bailey Strnisa competes during the 2023-24 season.
Trib HSSN girls basketball player of the week for Feb. 18, 2024
Trib HSSN girls basketball player of the week: Bailey Strnisa

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The Allderdice boys basketball team poses for a picture following a win over Obama Academy in the City League championship game Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, at Duquesne’s UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse.
Allderdice beats Obama Academy to capture 4th City League boys basketball title
Allderdice’s fourth consecutive City League championship didn’t come easy.

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Blackhawk’s Quinn Borroni and Piper Romigh pressure Quaker Valley’s Oumou “Mimi” Thiero last season.
Quaker Valley basketball teams reach playoff goals
Oumou “Mimi” Thiero was a dominant force for the Quaker Valley girls team during the 2023-24 regular season.

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Penn Hills’ Robert Thomas finishes a breakaway dunk during a victory over Gateway last season.
Penn Hills notebook: Fate brings Indians, Gateway together again
The Penn Hills and Gateway boys basketball programs may have been separated when the WPIAL realigned the sections, but the neighbors and rivals still found that fate couldn’t keep the pair apart.

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Pine-Richland’s Vasili Balouris drives past Allderdice’s Ethan Anish last season.
Pine-Richland notebook: Basketball teams set for playoff openers
The Pine-Richland boys basketball team needed a tiebreaker, but the Rams will return to the playoffs after a one-year absence.

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Riverview’s Lola Abraham scores past St. Joseph’s Anna Kreinbrook on Feb. 8 at Riverview High School.
Riverview girls use time off to prepare for WPIAL quarterfinal matchup
With a No. 4 seed and a bye to the WPIAL Class A quarterfinals, the Riverview girls basketball players knew they were going to face a familiar foe as soon as the playoff brackets were released Feb. 12.

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Plum’s Will Beckner shoots a 3-pointer over Shaler’s Kaden Orga during their game Jan. 3 at Shaler.
Plum boys basketball turns attention to promising future
At the start of the season, Plum boys basketball coach Justin Walther said he felt his team was a playoff contender in Class 5A out of Section 2.

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