Westmoreland lookahead for Week of May 27, 2019

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Sunday, May 26, 2019 | 6:38 PM


TUESDAY

Softball: Only one team will advance to the PIAA playoffs in an all-local matchup. Penn-Trafford and Franklin Regional, Section 1 foes who both lost in the WPIAL semifinals, will meet at 5 p.m. at Seton Hill in the WPIAL Class 5A third-place game.

Baseball: Franklin Regional and Yough came up short in their bids to reach the WPIAL finals but both can still qualify for the PIAA postseason. They play back-to-back at Washington & Jefferson. Yough takes on New Castle at 2 p.m. in Class 4A, followed by Franklin Regional and Mars at 4:30 in Class 5A.

Boys volleyball: The PIAA playoffs begin with first-round matches. Derry will be in action after winning the WPIAL third-place match on Thursday.

WEDNESDAY

Baseball: Top-seeded Penn-Trafford will try to bring home a WPIAL championship in its first attempt as the Warriors battle No. 2 Pine-Richland in the Class 6A title game at 7:30 p.m. at Wild Things Park in Washington.

THURSDAY

Softball: A pair of local teams will play for WPIAL championships, including Hempfield, which will go for a WPIAL five-peat. The Spartans take on top-seeded North Allegheny at 4:30 p.m. at Peterswood Park. It will be the second of three title games. The middle game has Mt. Pleasant (17-0) facing Elizabeth Forward at 2:15 for the Class 4A title.

Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Bill by email at bbeckner@tribweb.com or via Twitter .

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