FINAL WPIAL Football Playoff Qualifiers

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Friday, October 27, 2017 | 3:05 PM


All 64 teams are now set for a postseason cruise on the Highway to Heinz or the Road to Robert Morris heading into the final day of the regular season. Here is the final WPIAL football playoff picture with the order of the postseason teams from each conference.

6-A, 5-A and 4-A – Top 4 teams in each conference qualify with top two teams hosting Quarterfinals games.
3-A – Top 2 in each conference qualify plus 2 third place wild card teams. Conference champs plus one second place team hosting Quarterfinals.
2-A and 1-A – Top five teams in each conference qualify plus 1 sixth place wild card team. Top two teams plus two third place teams hosting First Round games.

WPIAL CLASS 6-A Northern Seven Conference:
1 – Pine-Richland (6-0)
2 – Pittsburgh Central Catholic (5-1)
3- North Allegheny (4-2)
4 – Penn Hills (3-3)

WPIAL CLASS 6- A Southeastern Conference:
1 – Bethel Park (6-0)
2 – Mount Lebanon (5-1)
3 – Peters Township (4-2)
4 – Norwin (3-3)

WPIAL CLASS 5-A Allegheny Nine Conference:
1- Upper St. Clair (7-1)
2 – West Allegheny (6-2)  {wins head-to-head tiebreaker over WH}
3 – Woodland Hills (6-2)
4 – Fox Chapel (5-3)

WPIAL CLASS 5-A Big East Conference:
1 – Penn-Trafford (7-1)  {wins head-to-head tiebreaker with Gate}
2 – Gateway (7-1)
3 – McKeesport (6-2)
4 – Franklin Regional (5-3)

WPIAL CLASS 4-A Northwest Nine Conference:
1 – South Fayette (8-0)
2 – Montour (6-2)  {wins head-to-head tiebreaker over NC}
3 – New Castle (6-2)
4 – Mars (5-3)

WPIAL CLASS 4-A Big Nine Conference:
1 – Belle Vernon (8-0)
2 – Thomas Jefferson (7-1)
3 – Trinity (5-3)
4 – West Mifflin (4-4)

WPIAL CLASS 3-A Beaver Valley Conference:
1 – Aliquippa (6-0)
2 – Quaker Valley (5-1)

WPIAL CLASS 3-A Allegheny Conference:
1 – Seton-LaSalle (7-0)
2 – Freeport (6-1)

WPIAL CLASS 3-A Interstate Conference:
1 – Elizabeth Forward (6-1)  {wins in tiebreaker points: EF +56, Derry +50, SP +39}
2 – Derry (6-1)  {wins head-to-head tiebreaker over SP}

WPIAL CLASS 3-A Wild Cards:
South Park (6-1)
Beaver (5-2)  {wins in Gardner points: Beaver 110, Shady Side Academy 100}

WPIAL CLASS 3-A 2nd Place Home Field:
Quaker Valley  {wins in Gardner points: QV 170, Derry 160, Free 130}

WPIAL CLASS 2-A Three Rivers Conference:
1 – Steel Valley (6-0)
2 – Serra Catholic (4-2)  {wins head-to-head tiebreaker with EA}
3 – East Allegheny (4-2)
4 – Avonworth (3-3)  {wins head-to-head tiebreaker with Brent}
5 – Brentwood (3-3)

WPIAL CLASS 2-A Midwestern Athletic Conference:
1 – Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic (7-0)
2 – Riverside (6-1)
3 – Neshannock (5-2)
4 – Mohawk (4-3)
5 – Freedom (3-4)

WPIAL CLASS 2-A Century Conference:

1 – Washington (7-0)
2 – Charleroi (6-1)
3 – Burgettstown (5-2)
4 – Beth-Center (4-3)
5 – Frazier (3-4)

WPIAL CLASS 2-A Wild Card:
Laurel (2-5)  {wins in tiebreaker points: Laurel -26 and Bentworth -32. South Allegheny finished 1-6}

WPIAL CLASS 2-A 3rd Place Home Fields:
East Allegheny (5-2) & Neshannock (5-2)  (EA wins in Gardner points: East Allegheny 120, Neshannock 100, Burgettstown 100. Then Nesh wins in tiebreaker points: Nesh +35, Burg +30}

WPIAL CLASS 1-A Eastern Conference:
1 – Clairton (6-1)  {Clairton and Jeannette end up with more tiebreaker points than Imani, and Clairton wins head-to-head tiebreaker with Jeannette}
2 – Jeannette (6-1)  {Jeannette wins head-to-head tiebreaker with Imani Christian}
3 – Imani Christian (6-1)
4 – Springdale (4-3)
5 – Bishop Canevin (3-4)

WPIAL CLASS 1-A Tri-County South Conference:
1 – California (7-0)
2 – Carmichaels (6-1)
3 – Fort Cherry (5-2)
4 – West Greene (4-3)
5 – Monessen (2-5)  {wins head-to-head tiebreaker with Jefferson-Morgan}

WPIAL CLASS 1-A Big 7 Conference:
1 – Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (7-1)  {OLSH wins head-to-head tiebreaker with Rochester}
2 – Rochester (7-1)
3 – Western Beaver (5-3)  {wins head-to-head tiebreaker with Union}
4 – Union (5-3)
5 – Sto-Rox (3-5)  {Sto-Rox finishes fifth based on Gardner points: Sto-Rox 90, Summit Academy 60, Shenango 60}

WPIAL CLASS 1-A Wild Card:
Summit Academy (3-5)  {better record then Greensburg Central Catholic (2-6) and Jefferson-Morgan (2-6)}

WPIAL CLASS 1-A 3rd Place Home Fields:
Imani Christian (7-1) and Fort Cherry (6-2)  {Western Beaver opens on the road as they finish 5-3}

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