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5 things to watch in the opening round of the WPIAL girls basketball playoffs
February 13, 2019
The 2019 WPIAL girls basketball playoffs opening round is an extended one. It begins Friday and continues through Wednesday. There are opening-round games in five of the six classes, with the exception being Class 6A. Only eight teams qualified, so they all go straight to the quarterfinals. Here are five

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WPIAL releases basketball playoff pairings
February 12, 2019
The Pine-Richland boys basketball team has reached the WPIAL championship game in the largest classification the past three seasons. The Rams have expectations of returning this year after compiling a 20-2 record in the regular season. On Tuesday night, the Rams were awarded the No. 1 seed for the 2019

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No. 2 Vincentian Academy earns 3rd straight section title by topping No. 1 Cornell
February 8, 2019
Vincentian Academy's boys basketball team won its third consecutive Section 1-A title in appropriate fashion -- on its claustrophobic court where opponents can't seem to win. No. 2 Vincentian Academy kept its lengthy home winning streak alive Friday when it beat No 1. Cornell, 70-59, for the section championship. The

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Brentwood girls use hot perimeter shooting to defeat Vincentian Academy
January 15, 2019
The Brentwood and Vincentian Academy girls basketball teams put on a shooting clinic Tuesday night in a nonsection game at Brentwood. The two girls teams combined for 19 field goals from 3-point range, as the Spartans rallied past the visitors 53-50 thanks to a 17-9 offensive surge in the game's

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WPIAL takes away scrimmage from Vincentian boys basketball for using ineligible player
December 18, 2018
The Vincentian Academy boys basketball team will have one fewer scrimmage next season, the WPIAL board decided, as punishment for using an ineligible player. Vincentian transfer Ethan Embleton took part in a preseason scrimmage after the WPIAL ruled him ineligible, WPIAL executive director Tim O'Malley said. The PIAA later overturned

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South Fayette, Chartiers Valley to meet in boys basketball showdown in Tuesday’s 3 things to watch in high school sports
December 17, 2018
A little over five miles on Thoms Run Road and Oakdale Road separate South Fayette and Chartiers Valley high schools. While this would make for a natural rivalry between two strong basketball programs, Tuesday will be only the fifth section meeting between the two schools. The Lions and Colts are

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No. 4 Sewickley Academy girls edge No. 2 Vincentian Academy in section opener
December 13, 2018
Vincentian Academy's hopes were destroyed as quickly as they were revived in a chaotic ending to a sloppy girls basketball game Thursday night. The Royals, on the heels of an 8-0 run in a 30-second span with two minutes remaining, had evened the score at 34-34. There were just a

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WPIAL Class A girls basketball breakdown
December 6, 2018
WPIAL Class A Preseason Player of the Year Taylor Kirschner Quigley Catholic 5-8, Sr., guard 20.8 ppg last season Players to watch Hailey Drutarosky Quigley Catholic 5-5, So., G, 16.1 ppg Anna Eisaman Greensburg C.C. 5-8, Sr., G, 14.8 ppg Madison Lampe West Greene 5-4, Sr., G, 13.7 ppg McKenna

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WPIAL Class A boys basketball breakdown
WPIAL Class A Preseason Player of the Year Geoff Helm Greensburg C.C. 6-5, Sr., guard/forward 16.7 ppg last season Players to watch Nathan Brudnock West Greene 6-1, Sr., G/F, 17.9 ppg Kaden Divito Cornell 5-10, Jr., G, 14.0 ppg Alex Griggs Vincentian Academy 6-0, So., G, 10.0 ppg Nate Meeks

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PIAA rules Vincentian transfer Embleton eligible, overturns WPIAL decision
December 5, 2018
The PIAA overturned a WPIAL decision and ruled Vincentian Academy's Ethan Embleton eligible to play basketball. The 6-foot-5 junior transferred in the spring and had his appeal heard Wednesday, said attorney Craig Lee, who represented Embleton. The forward was Montour's leading scorer last season. andquot;The evidence District 7 relied upon

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