WPIAL clinched: Girls basketball playoff qualifiers through Feb. 5, 2024

Monday, February 5, 2024 | 11:49 PM

The 2024 WPIAL girls basketball playoff field is nearly complete with just a few days remaining in the regular season.

The district will release girls playoff brackets Monday, Feb. 12. Trib HSSN will have the WPIAL Playoff Pairings Show at a time to be determined.

Here is the updated list of teams that have earned a district playoff berth through Monday.

*Won or shared section championship

Class 6A

Set with 8 playoff teams – no first round, straight to quarterfinals

Section 1

*Norwin Knights

North Allegheny Tigers

Seneca Valley Raiders

Pine-Richland Rams

Section 2

*Peters Township Indians

Chartiers Valley Colts

Upper St. Clair Panthers

Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils

Class 5A

14 of a possible 17 teams have clinched a playoff spot

Section 1:

*Indiana Little Indians

Plum Mustangs

Woodland Hills Wolverines

Penn Hills Indians

Franklin Regional can clinch a playoff berth with a Penn Hills loss at Kiski Area on Friday OR a Woodland Hills loss at Gateway on Friday.

Section 2

*Armstrong River Hawks

North Hills Indians

Hampton Talbots

Mars Fightin’ Planets

Section 3

*Oakland Catholic Eagles

McKeesport Tigers

Penn-Trafford Warriors

*Latrobe will clinch with a victory over visiting Penn-Trafford Thursday. Thomas Jefferson will clinch with a win at Connellsville Thursday.

Section 4

Lincoln Park Leopards

Trinity Hillers

South Fayette Lions

• The winner of Montour at Moon on Thursday will clinch a playoff berth.

Class 4A

10 of a possible 13 teams have clinched a playoff spot

Section 1

*North Catholic Trojans

Highlands Golden Rams

Knoch Knights

Greensburg Salem Golden Lions

Section 2:

*Blackhawk Cougars

Central Valley Warriors

Quaker Valley needs one more win, over Ambridge or Central Valley, to clinch. A Hopewell victory at Ambridge on Thursday will earn a playoff spot for the Vikings. If Beaver beats Blackhawk on Thursday or if Hopewell loses to Ambridge, the Bobcats will clinch.

Section 3

*Elizabeth Forward Warriors

Laurel Highlands Mustangs

West Mifflin Titans

Belle Vernon Leopards

Class 3A

16 of a possible 17 teams have clinched a playoff spot

Section 1

*Neshannock Lancers

Beaver Falls Tigers

Ellwood City Wolverines

Mohawk Warriors

Section 2

*Avonworth Antelopes

Seton LaSalle Rebels

Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chargers

Section 3

*Shady Side Academy Bulldogs

Burrell Bucs

Mt. Pleasant Vikings

Apollo-Ridge Vikings

Section 4

Waynesburg Raiders

South Park Eagles

Brownsville Falcons

McGuffey Highlanders

Yough can clinch a playoff berth with a win at South Park on Thursday and a McGuffey loss to Charleroi on Thursday.

Class 2A

Set with 16 playoff teams – no byes or preliminary round games

Section 1

*Aliquippa Quips

Rochester Rams

Freedom Bulldogs

South Side Rams

Section 2

Fort Cherry Rangers

Burgettstown Blue Devils

Brentwood Spartans

Northgate Flames

Section 3

*Greensburg Central Catholic Centurions

Serra Catholic Eagles

Clairton Bears

Winchester Thurston Bears

Section 4

Chartiers-Houston Buccaneers

Washington Little Prexies

Beth-Center Bulldogs

California Trojans

Class A

12 of a possible 13 teams have clinched a playoff spot

Section 1

*Union Scotties

Aquinas Academy Crusaders

Bishop Canevin Crusaders

Eden Christian Academy Warriors

Section 2

*Monessen Greyhounds

Geibel Gators

West Greene Pioneers

Mapletown Maples

• If Jefferson-Morgan beats West Greene on Tuesday and Geibel on Thursday AND Mapletown loses to West Greene on Friday, the Rockets will clinch. Even if they finish in a two-way or three-way tie for fourth place, Avella loses all tiebreakers.

Section 3

St. Joseph Spartans

Riverview Raiders

Leechburg Blue Devils

Jeannette Jayhawks

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