What to watch for in high school sports for April 14, 2021: PIHL semifinalists hit the ice
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | 10:38 PM
The PIHL Penguins Cup semifinals continue Wednesday with the final four Class A teams hitting the ice at the RMU Island Sports Complex on Neville Island.
It is the only set of semifinals in this year’s Penguins Cup chase that features four division champions.
The two games also feature a pair of former PIHL Class B (or Division II) champions in Chartiers Valley (2005) and Indiana (2015) along with Penguins Cup Class A champion from 2007, Freeport. Kiski Area is the only team still searching for its first hockey championship.
You can watch the Little Indians against the Yellowjackets at 6:35 p.m. followed by the Colts against the Cavaliers at 8:35 p.m., only on HSSN.
Three juniors and a senior will serve for gold Wednesday in the first WPIAL championships of the spring sports season.
The 2021 WPIAL boys singles tennis championships will start at 2 p.m. at North Allegheny.
As a freshman two years ago, Patterson reached the semifinals and lost in the AAA consolation match.
Mike’s brother Will Sirianni will face Drew Dimidrjan of Thomas Jefferson in the AA consolation match.
Only the two finalists will advance to the PIAA singles next month.
Girls lacrosse showdown
The Fightin’ Planets are 6-0 and have outscored their opponents 89-30. Mars has scored double-digit goals in each of its first six matches.
The 2016 champion Cougars are also 6-0, having outscored their opponents 80-33. The most goals Blackhawk has allowed in a match thus far is eight.
Something has to give when the two meet for first place in Section 2-AA at 7:30 p.m.
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