PIAA girls basketball tournament pairings update

By:
Sunday, March 14, 2021 | 2:31 PM


Ten WPIAL girls basketball teams were still alive through two rounds of the PIAA postseason last year when their title dreams, like the rest of the world, came to a sudden stop because of the covid-19 outbreak.

The state basketball playoffs never resumed.

Now six freshly minted WPIAL champions are set for the district champion-only version of the PIAA playoffs that continue with state quarterfinals games on Friday and Saturday.

All of the WPIAL champions receive a first-round bye and will host quarterfinals games Friday or Saturday.

Here’s a look at the matchups for the PIAA girls basketball tournament through Wednesday:

Class 6A

Quarterfinals

Friday’s schedule

Plymouth-Whitemarsh at Spring-Ford winner, bye

Archbishop Carroll at Nazareth at 7 p.m.

Wilkes-Barre at Cumberland Valley at 7 p.m.

McDowell at North Allegheny at 6 p.m.

Class 5A

Quarterfinals

Saturday’s schedule

Abington Heights vs. Springfield-Delco at TBD

Bethlehem Catholic at Cardinal O’Hara at 2:30 p.m.

Hollidaysburg at Spring Grove at 6 p.m.

Warren at Chartiers Valley at 12 p.m.

Class 4A

Quarterfinals

Saturday’s schedule

Gwynedd-Mercy at Archbishop Wood at 2:30 p.m.

Central Columbia at Scranton Prep at 1 p.m.

Tyrone at Delone Catholic at 1 p.m.

Villa Maria Academy at Beaver at 2 p.m.

Class 3A

Quarterfinals

Friday’s schedule

Loyalsock Township at West Catholic at 6:30 p.m.

Notre Dame-Green Pond at Camp Hill Trinity at 7 p.m.

Punxsutawney at Mohawk at 6:30 p.m.

Forest Hills at Fairview at 7 p.m.

Class 2A

Quarterfinals

Friday’s schedule

Mahoney vs. Wyncotte Bishop McDevitt at Archbishop Ryan HS at 5 p.m.

Holy Cross at Mount Carmel at 7 p.m.

Windber at Neshannock at 6:30 p.m.

Cambridge Springs at Penns Manor at 7 p.m.

Class A

Quarterfinals

Saturday’s schedule

Jenkintown at Harrisburg Christian at 2 p.m.

Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary at Northumberland Christian at 1 p.m.

Kennedy Catholic at Rochester at 2 p.m.

Bishop Guilfoyle at Coudersport at 3 p.m.

Tags: , , ,

More High School Basketball

Penn Hills basketball standout heads to CCBC with drive to improve game
Medically cleared to return to court, Norwin’s Ty Bilinsky headed to UPJ
On the clock: PIAA will discuss basketball shot clock in months ahead
Ron Moncrief, 7-time WPIAL champ, excited to take over Mohawk girls basketball program
Serra Catholic naming court after longtime girls basketball coach Bill Cleary

click me