What to watch for in high school sports for April 20, 2021: 2 more title games on ice
Monday, April 19, 2021 | 10:39 PM
Franklin Regional enters the PIHL Penguins Cup Class AA championship game Tuesday with a six-game winning streak and having hoisted gold twice in the last four years.
However, the Panthers will be the underdogs when they face off against Baldwin at the RMU Island Sports Complex on Neville Island.
Baldwin has won five in a row and 19 of its 20 games this season.
The teams met Jan. 18 with Baldwin prevailing, 2-1.
You can watch the game here on HSSN starting at 6:30 p.m.
While the Penguins Cup champions in AAA, AA and A will advance to play in the Pennsylvania Cup championship games this Saturday, Tuesday is the end of the line for the PIHL Class B champion.
The Lancers have been offensive in the playoffs, beating Elizabeth Forward, 6-2 in the quarterfinals, and rolling past Wilmington, 5-2 in the semifinals.
Ringgold is trying to win a second straight PIHL Class B championship after skating home with the gold in 2019.
In the lone meeting this year Jan. 19, Ringgold beat Neshannock, 4-3.
You can watch the game on HSSN starting at 9 p.m.
Terrific Tuesday in softball
The schools softball teams are separated by only a half-game in the Section 4-5A standings.
On Tuesday, the teams collide for the first of two regular season meetings at South Fayette.
The visiting Colts are in first place with a 4-0 record while the Lions are 4-1 after losing for the first time all season to West Allegheny last week.
Other big section softball games on the Tuesday schedule include:
• Neshannock at Laurel in Section 4-2A
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