What to watch for on Trib HSSN for Monday, May 9, 2022: Baseball, softball, tennis on tap
Sunday, May 8, 2022 | 8:42 PM
Welcome to the final week of the WPIAL baseball and softball regular season.
With weather not an issue, several district baseball teams hope to join the long list of schools that have qualified for the 2022 WPIAL baseball playoffs with a victory Monday.
*Chartiers-Houston will clinch a Section 4-2A spot with a win at home against Carlynton. Brentwood needs two Chartiers-Houston losses Monday and Tuesday and two wins over Seton La Salle to reach the postseason.
Softball on the bubble
There are several WPIAL softball teams starting this final week on the bubble between clinched and eliminated.
Here are the Monday games with playoff ramifications:
*Norwin needs two tier help to clinch in Section 2-6A. First, on Monday, the Knights need to beat Butler and have North Allegheny lose to Hempfield. Then, the Knights must beat North Allegheny on Tuesday.
Final four serves
The WPIAL boys team tennis playoffs move into the semifinals round in Class 3A and 2A on Monday.
Last spring, the Bulldogs edged the Panthers, 3-2, to win the school’s seventh district tennis crown.
The match will be played at the Sewickley Academy Nichols Courts.
All four matches are set for 3 p.m.
The top two teams in 3A qualify for the PIAA team playoffs. Class 2A will send the top three teams.
The consolation and championship matches are set for Wednesday at Washington & Jefferson.
Tags: Ambridge, Belle Vernon, Blackhawk, Butler, Carlynton, Charleroi, Chartiers-Houston, Cornell, Elizabeth Forward, Fox Chapel, Franklin Regional, Hempfield, Hopewell, Jeannette, Kiski Area, Mars, Mt. lebanon, New Castle, North Allegheny, North Catholic, Northgate, Norwin, Quaker Valley, Rochester, Shady Side Academy, Yough
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