What to watch for in WPIAL sports for Oct. 2, 2023: WPIAL boys golf champions to be crowned
Sunday, October 1, 2023 | 8:26 PM
The district will be dishing out golf gold Monday with the final round of the 2023 WPIAL boys Class 3A and 2A individual golf championships.
The boys 3A final round will take place at the ValleyBrook Country Club in McMurray with 39 golfers participating.
Upper St. Clair junior Connor McKenzie is one stroke off the lead while Fox Chapel junior Davis Kittsley and North Allegheny sophomore Ravi Desai are four strokes back after shooting a four-over par 76 in the first round.
The top 14 scorers from the 36-hole WPIAL championships will qualify directly to the PIAA championships at Penn State on Oct. 18 provided their score in the WPIAL championship final round does not exceed 100.
The boys 2A final round will take place at the Butler Country Club with 37 golfers participating.
Quaker Valley junior Ethan Dai has the lead after shooting a 69 in the opening round last week at the Willowbrook Country Club in Apollo.
The top 18 scorers from the 36-hole WPIAL championships will qualify directly to the PIAA championships at Penn State on Oct. 18 provided their score in the WPIAL championship final round does not exceed 100.
Girls soccer showdowns
There are two weeks left in section play in WPIAL girls soccer, so the hunt for section titles and playoff seeding is heating up as we begin October action on the pitch.
First place is up for grabs in three district matches Monday:
The Mustangs are perfect in section play at 8-0, while the visiting Wildcats are a game back in the loss column at 6-1.
Latrobe’s only loss of the season came at home to Plum on Sept. 6, 3-2.
The visiting Buccaneers are in first place with a 5-1 section record while the Yellowjackets are 4-1-1, a game up on Knoch at 4-2-1.
The Eagles are flying high in first place at 6-0 while the host Bulldogs are a game back at 5-1.
South Park blanked SSA in their first meeting this season, 1-0.
Girls tennis doubles bracketology
On Monday, the WPIAL will unveil the brackets for the upcoming WPIAL girls tennis doubles championships.
The championship finals and consolations are set for Thursday at North Allegheny.
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