PIAA basketball qualifiers for 5A, 2A boys, 6A, A girls

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | 11:48 PM

As the WPIAL basketball playoffs enter the final week, it's not too early to look ahead to the 2018 PIAA playoffs which begin next weekend. After the district semifinals in boys 5A, boys 2A, girls 6A and girls A, here are the qualifiers for the state playoffs from those brackets. The final order will be decided after the championship games Thrusday, Friday and Saturday.

Boys Class 5A qualifiers — 5 teams

Mars Fightin' Planets

Franklin Regional Panthers

Trinity Hillers

Highlands Golden Rams

(If Mars wins, Hampton qualifies. If Franklin Regional wins, Moon qualifies)

Boys Class 2A qualifiers — 6 teams

Sewickley Academy Panthers

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chargers

Chartiers-Houston Buccaneers

Jeannette Jayhawks

Leechburg Blue Devils

Springdale Dynamos

Girls Class 6A qualifiers — 5 teams

North Allegheny Tigers

Peters Township Indians

Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils

Bethel Park Black Hawks

(If North Allegheny wins, Upper St. Clair qualifies. If Peters Township wins, Hempfield qualifies)

Girls Class A qualifiers — 5 teams

Winchester Thurston Bears

West Greene Pioneers

Sewickley Academy Panthers

Quigley Catholic Spartans

(If Winchester Thurston wins, Cornell qualifies. If West Greene wins, Rochester qualifies)

Don Rebel is a TribLive High School Sports Network broadcaster and staff writer. Reach him at drebel@tribweb.com.


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