Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Softball League kicks off 2023 season

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Tuesday, September 5, 2023 | 3:55 PM


Plum, North Allegheny and Mt. Lebanon earned doubleheader sweeps during the opening Sunday of varsity action in the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Softball League.

Plum outscored North Hills, 32-4, in a dominant opening performance.

North Allegheny, the WPISL runner-up to Shaler last year, won two from Hempfield, 14-3 and 7-5, while Mt. Lebanon scored 39 total runs in scoring two wins against the defending league champion Titans.

Mt. Pleasant and Seneca Valley split their season-opening pair of games.

The doubleheader between Montour and West Allegheny was postponed and has yet to be rescheduled.

Baldwin and Bethel Park open their seasons against each other with a single game at 7 p.m. Thursday at Simmons Park in Bethel Park.

Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Softball League

Standings

Plum, 2-0

North Allegheny, 2-0

Mt. Lebanon, 2-0

Mt. Pleasant, 1-1

Seneca Valley, 1-1

Hempfield, 0-2

North Hills, 0-2

Shaler, 0-2

Baldwin, 0-0

Bethel Park, 0-0

Montour, 0-0

West Allegheny, 0-0

Results

Sunday, Sept. 3

Seneca Valley 18, Mt. Pleasant 8

Mt. Pleasant 15, Seneca Valley 3

Mt. Lebanon 24, Shaler 19

Mt. Lebanon 15, Shaler 7

North Allegheny 14, Hempfield 3

North Allegheny, 7, Hempfield 5

Plum 24, North Hills 1

Plum 8, North Hills 3

Montour vs. West Allegheny (DH), ppd. to TBA

Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 7

Baldwin at Bethel Park, Simmons Park, 7 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 10

West Allegheny vs. Mt. Lebanon (DH), 10 a.m. and noon, Jefferson Pony Field

Seneca Valley at Plum (DH), noon and 2 p.m., Plum Borough Field

Hempfield at Baldwin (DH), 1 and 3 p.m., Baldwin Municipal Field

Bethel Park at Mt. Pleasant (DH), 2 and 4 p.m., Falcons Field, Mt. Pleasant

North Hills at Shaler (DH), 2 and 4 p.m., Hilltop Field, Shaler High School

North Allegheny at Montour, 3 and 5 p.m., Montour High School

Michael Love is a TribLive reporter covering sports in the Alle-Kiski Valley and the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh. A Clearfield native and a graduate of Westminster (Pa.), he joined the Trib in 2002 after spending five years at the Clearfield Progress. He can be reached at mlove@triblive.com.

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