WPIAL baseball playoff clinchings through May 7, 2019

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 10:51 PM


On Friday, the WPIAL will unveil the brackets for the 2019 district baseball playoffs.

Seventy-one teams have punched their ticket for the Way to Washington, but there are still a few spots to be had as 16 district teams still have hope heading into the final day of section play.

Watch the official unveiling of the brackets at noon Friday on the TribLive High School Sports Network.

Trib HSSN will have exclusive coverage of the baseball playoffs, concluding with video streams of all six title games from Wild Things Park in Washington.

With time running out in section play, here are the teams that have clinched a playoff berth through May 7.

Class 6A

(11 of a possible 13 teams have clinched a playoff berth)

Pine-Richland Rams

North Allegheny Tigers

Seneca Valley Raiders

Butler Golden Tornado

Penn-Trafford Warriors

Norwin Knights

Hempfield Spartans

Connellsville Falcons

Bethel Park Black Hawks

Peters Township Indians

Upper St. Clair Panthers

Still alive — Central Catholic, Mt. Lebanon, Canon-McMillan

Class 5A

(11 of 12 teams have clinched a playoff berth)

Franklin Regional Panthers

Gateway Gators

Fox Chapel Foxes

Hampton Talbots

Shaler Titans

South Fayette Lions

Mars Fightin’ Planets

West Allegheny Indians

Montour Spartans

Laurel Highlands Mustangs

Trinity Hillers

Still alive — Kiski Area, Armstrong

Class 4A

(11 of a possible 15 teams have clinched a playoff berth)

Yough Cougars

Greensburg Salem Golden Lions

Highlands Golden Rams

Mt. Pleasant Vikings

Blackhawk Cougars

Beaver Bobcats

Central Valley Warriors

New Castle Red Hurricanes

Thomas Jefferson Jaguars

Ringgold Rams

South Park Eagles

Still alive — Knoch, Quaker Valley, Belle Vernon, Elizabeth Forward

Class 3A

(11 of 12 teams have clinched a playoff berth)

Freeport Yellowjackets

Deer Lakes Lancers

Steel Valley Ironmen

Burrell Buccaneers

Hopewell Vikings

New Brighton Lions

Freedom Bulldogs

Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles

McGuffey Highlanders

Waynesburg Raiders

Beth-Center Bulldogs

Still alive — Ellwood City, North Catholic

Class 2A

(16 of a possible 19 teams have clinched a playoff berth)

Carmichaels Mighty Mikes

Chartiers-Houston Buccaneers

Brownsville Falcons

Fort Cherry Rangers

Shenango Wildcats

Neshannock Lancers

Laurel Spartans

Mohawk Warriors

Serra Catholic Eagles

Seton LaSalle Rebels

Jeannette Jayhawks

Brentwood Spartans

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chargers

Avonworth Antelopes

Carlynton Cougars

Summit Academy Knights

Still alive — Riverside, Sewickley Academy, Northgate

Class A

(11 of a possible 13 teams have clinched a playoff berth)

Union Scotties

Quigley Catholic Spartans

Bishop Canevin Crusaders

California Trojans

Monessen Greyhounds

Jefferson-Morgan Rockets

West Greene Pioneers

Vincentian Academy Royals

Greensburg Central Catholic Centurions

Leechburg Blue Devils

St. Joseph Spartans

Still alive — Rochester, Eden Christian

Don Rebel hosts the Rebel Yell podcasts for HSSN.

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