What to watch for in WPIAL sports for May 1, 2023: Chartiers Valley, West Mifflin to play for title
Sunday, April 30, 2023 | 8:06 PM
May Day! May Day!
The start of May feels more like the end of March, with plenty of rain and temperatures in the 40s.
It is scheduled to be the final week of section series games in WPIAL baseball, but the forecast has rain almost every day.
There are plenty of key games Monday, but we’ll just focus on those that might actually be played, i.e., games set to be played on turf.
Rain, snow, sleet or sun, grass or turf, one of the biggest games of the day is for first place in Section 3-4A.
The Titans are ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 4A after winning nine straight games since suffering their only loss in Vero Beach, Fla., to Northmont, Ohio.
The Colts are galloping nicely since dropping down from 5A this offseason. CV is 11-3 and has won five consecutive games since losing to 5A power South Fayette.
If played, the game is set for 4:15 p.m. on Trib HSSN.
Only one with none
As we enter the final week of the regular season for most district baseball teams, only one squad remains perfect.
Riverside (13-0, 8-0) is in first place in Section 1-3A.
With two section series remaining, the Panthers’ goal of an undefeated section record will be earned over their final four section games.
The game Monday is on the turf at Neshannock and can be seen on Trib HSSN at 4:30 p.m.
Wild twin bill
There are two key section baseball games slated for Monday at Wild Things Park in Washington.
The Vikings enter this final section series on the outside looking in at the playoff chase.
Meanwhile, Canon-McMillan is 9-3 and can clinch at least a share of the section crown with a win.
The game is scheduled for 7 p.m.
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