WPIAL clinched for May 11, 2021: Softball teams down to final chance at playoff berth
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | 10:48 PM
The regular season is down to one final day of section play.
Much like other spring sports, some teams are now in catch-up mode due to covid-related issues while three softball programs — Western Beaver, Sto-Rox and Washington — have shut down for the spring.
Exclusive coverage of the 2021 WPIAL softball playoffs is only here on TribHSSN.TribLive.com starting with the Playoff Pairings Show at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Here are the teams that have clinched through Tuesday.
Set with 8 playoff teams, right into the quarterfinals
Bethel Park Black Hawks
Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils
Canon-McMillan Big Macs
North Allegheny Tigers
Set with 16 playoff teams, no byes, no preliminary round games
Armstrong River Hawks
Franklin Regional Panthers
Indiana Little Indians
Thomas Jefferson Jaguars
North Hills Indians
Fox Chapel Foxes
West Allegheny Indians
Chartiers Valley Colts
South Fayette Lions
Set with 12 playoff teams, four first-round byes
Highlands Golden Rams
Elizabeth Forward Warriors
West Mifflin Titans
Belle Vernon Leopards
Central Valley Warriors
11 of a possible 13 teams have clinched a playoff berth
North Catholic Trojans
Deer Lakes Lancers
Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles
Ellwood City Wolverines
South Park Eagles
Mt. Pleasant Vikings
Waynesburg Central Raiders
South Allegheny Gladiators
Note: Southmoreland and McGuffey are still alive.
15 of a possible 17 teams have clinched a playoff berth
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chargers
Burgettstown Blue Devils
Fort Cherry Rangers
Ligonier Valley Rams
Steel Valley Ironmen
Carmichaels Mighty Mikes
Note: Serra Catholic, Seton LaSalle, California are still alive.
9 of at least 12 teams have clinched a playoff berth
South Side Rams
Bishop Canevin Crusaders
West Greene Pioneers
Greensburg Central Catholic Centurions
Leechburg Blue Devils
Note: Rochester, Cornell, St. Joseph, Ellis School, Northgate, Riverview are still alive.
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