MSA Sports Top Ten – WPIAL Boys Basketball Playoff Rankings 2013

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Monday, February 11, 2013 | 10:23 PM


Clarification alert. These are more seedings and rankings and there is a difference. The WPIAL does not rank the playoff teams from #1 through #16 and beyond. They rank the top four, then the next eight and start filing in the blanks from there which is not an easy task when you have upwards of 26 playoff teams.

When putting this together, we looked at every team to discover quality wins. Strength of section, avoiding upset losses and recent program success also comes into play. So teams with average records but some stand out victories may beat out those teams that got fat and happy record wise on a less than stellar schedule. Plus don’t forget the shuffling to avoid section teams from playing each other in the Preliminary Round or the First round.

Find out the actual matchups Tuesday night at 7:00pm by tuning in to the WPIAL Basketball Playoff Pairings Show only here on the MSA Sports Network.

WPIAL BOYS CLASS AAAA:

1)    NEW CASTLE RED HURRICANE  (22-0)

2)    UPPER ST. CLAIR PANTHERS  (19-3)

3)    PITTSBURGH CENTRAL CATHOLIC VIKINGS  (16-5)

4)    HEMPFIELD SPARTANS  (17-5)

5)    KISKI AREA CAVALIERS  (16-5)

6)    NORTH ALLEGHENY TIGERS  (19-3)

7)    HAMPTON TALBOTS  (18-4)

8)    GATEWAY GATORS  (15-5)

9)    BETHEL PARK BLACK HAWKS  (17-5)

10)  FOX CHAPEL FOXES  (16-6)

11)  McKEESPORT TIGERS  (14-7)

12)  SENECA VALLEY RAIDERS  (15-7)

13)  MOUNT LEBANON BLUE DEVILS  (10-12)

14)  NORWIN KNIGHTS   (13-9)

15)  LATROBE WILDCATS  (12-10)

16)  CANON-McMILLAN BIG MACS  (11-11)

WPIAL BOYS CLASS AAA – 5 Preliminary Round Games:

1)    CHARTIERS VALLEY COLTS  (19-3)

2)    MARS FIGHTING PLANETS  (18-3)

3)    MONTOUR SPARTANS  (18-4)

4)    BEAVER BOBCATS  (17-3)

5)    CENTRAL VALLEY WARRIORS  (16-6)

6)    UNIONTOWN RED RAIDERS  (16-3)

7)    THOMAS JEFFERSON JAGUARS  (16-6)

8)    LAUREL HIGHLANDS MUSTANGS  (15-6)

9)    WEST MIFFLIN TITANS  (16-5)

10)  BLACKHAWK COUGARS  (12-10)

11)  SOUTH FAYETTE LIONS  (13-9)

12)  ELIZABETH FORWARD WARRIORS  (12-9)

13)  INDIANA LITTLE INDIANS  (16-6)

14)  AMBRIDGE BRIDGERS  (12-8)

15)  SOUTH PARK EAGLES  (11-9)

16)  KITTANNING WILDCATS  (18-4)

17)  MOUNT PLEASANT VIKINGS  (13-9)

18)  EAST ALLEGHENY WILDCATS  (12-10)

19)  KNOCK KNIGHTS  (11-11)

20)  STEEL VALLEY IRONMEN  (12-8)

21)  YOUGH COUGARS  (8-14)

WPIAL BOYS CLASS AA – 10 Preliminary Round Games:

1)    BEAVER FALLS TIGERS  (19-3)

2)    GREENSBURG CENTRAL CATHOLIC CENTURIONS  (21-1)

3)    SETON-LaSALLE REBELS  (20-2)

4)    JEANNETTE JAYHAWKS  (17-4)

5)    STO-ROX VIKINGS  (14-8)

6)    QUAKER VALLEY QUAKERS  (18-4)

7)    CALIFORNIA TROJANS  (18-3)

8)    BURRELL BUCCANEERS  (15-6)

9)    WASHINGTON LITTLE PREXIES  (16-6)

10)  DEER LAKES LANCERS  (16-6)

11)  RIVERSIDE PANTHERS  (14-8)

12)  NESHANNOCK LANCERS  (17-5)

13)  CHARLEROI COUGARS  (14-6)

14)  SERRA CATHOLIC EAGLES  (13-8)

15)  ALIQUIPPA QUIPS  (9-13)

16)  BROWNSVILLE FALCONS  (16-5)

17)  AVONWORTH ANTELOPES  (13-9)

18)  APOLLO-RIDGE VIKINGS  (15-7)

19)  NORTHGATE FLAMES  (13-9)

20)  MOHAWK WARRIORS  (9-12)

21)  BISHOP CANEVIN CRUSADERS  (10-12)

22)  WEST SHAMOKIN WOLVES  (11-10)

23)  BRENTWOOD SPARTANS  (12-9)

24)  JEFFERSON-MORGAN ROCKETS  (11-11)

25)  BETH-CENTER BULLDOGS  (10-11)

26)  SHADY SIDE ACADEMY INDIANS  (8-14)

WPIAL BOYS CLASS A – 1 Preliminary Round Game:

1)    LINCOLN PARK LEOPARDS  (17-5)

2)    VINCENTIAN ACADEMY ROYALS  (21-1)

3)    NORTH CATHOLIC TROJANS  (14-5)

4)    UNION SCOTTIES  (16-5)

5)    OUR LADY OF THE SACRED HEART CHARGERS  (17-4)

6)    CLAIRTON BEARS  (13-6)

7)    MONESSEN GREYHOUNDS  (9-13)

8)    WILKINSBURG TIGERS  (12-9)

9)    CARMICHAELS MIGHTY MIKES  (17-4)

10)  SEWICKLEY ACADEMY PANTHERS  (8-12)

11)  QUIGLEY CATHOLIC SPARTANS  (11-11)

12)  TRINITY CHRISTIAN FALCONS  (9-13)

13)  ST. JOSEPH SPARTANS  (9-13)

14)  ROCHESTER RAMS  (7-15)

15)  WESTERN BEAVER GOLDEN BEAVERS

16)  MAPLETOWN MAPLES  (6-16)

17)  LEECHBURG BLUE DEVILS  (8-12)

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