WPIAL girls volleyball playoff picture through Oct. 17, 2023

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023 | 11:46 PM


The 2023 WPIAL girls volleyball regular season will be over after Thursday.

Thus far, 65 teams have clinched a district playoff berth.

The top four teams in each section qualify for the district playoffs. All teams tied for a playoff spot in which head-to-head does not break the tie all qualify for the postseason.

Here is the latest list of teams that have qualified for the district girls volleyball playoffs through Tuesday.

Class 4A

11 of a possible 13 teams have clinched

Section 1

North Allegheny Tigers

Seneca Valley Raiders

Pine-Richland Rams

North Hills Indians

Section 2

Canon-McMillan Big Macs

Upper St. Clair Panthers

Peters Township Indians

Bethel Park (3-6) and Mt. Lebanon (3-6) are tied for fourth place. The Black Hawks host Canon-McMillan on Thursday while the Blue Devils visit Upper St. Clair (on HSSN). If they end up tied, they both qualify for the playoffs after splitting their head-to-head games this season.

Section 3

Penn-Trafford Warriors

Hempfield Spartans

Shaler Titans

Fox Chapel

Class 3A

18 of a possible 21 teams clinched

Section 1

Hampton Talbots

Gateway Gators

Plum Mustangs

West Mifflin Titans

McKeesport (4-7) is one game behind West Mifflin. The Tigers visit the Titans on Thursday and can clinch with a victory.

Section 2

Oakland Catholic Eagles

South Fayette Lions

Moon (5-6), Trinity (5-6) and Montour (5-6) are alive for the final two playoff spots. On Thursday, the Tigers visit the Hillers while the Spartans travel to West Allegheny. The winner of Moon at Trinity clinches while Montour is also in with a win. If Montour loses and Trinity loses, Trinity is in and Montour is out. If Montour loses and Moon loses, Montour is in and Moon is out.

Section 3

Thomas Jefferson Jaguars

Ringgold Rams

Belle Vernon Leopards

Laurel Highlands Mustangs

Section 4

North Catholic Trojans

Knoch Knights

Blackhawk Cougars

Mars Fightin’ Planets

Section 5

Armstrong River Hawks

Latrobe Wildcats

Indiana Little Indians

Kiski Area Cavaliers

Class 2A

20 of a possible 22 teams clinched

Section 1

Beaver Bobcats

Neshannock Lancers

Shenango Wildcats

Ellwood City Wolverines

Section 2

Keystone Oaks Golden Eagles

South Allegheny Gladiators

Fort Cherry Rangers

South Park Eagles

Section 3

Southmoreland Scotties

Waynesburg Central Raiders

Yough Cougars

Charleroi Cougars

Brownsville (8-7) is one game behind Charleroi for fourth place. If the Falcons beat visiting Waynesburg on Thursday and Charleroi loses to Washington, Brownsville will tie Charleroi and they will both qualify after splitting their head-to-head games.

Section 4

Quaker Valley Quakers

Avonworth Antelopes

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chargers

Hopewell Vikings

Central Valley (6-7) is one game behind Hopewell for fourth place. If the Warriors beat host New Brighton on Thursday and Hopewell loses to Quaker Valley, Central Valley will tie Hopewell and they will both qualify after splitting their head-to-head games.

Section 5

Freeport Yellowjackets

Burrell Buccaneers

Derry Trojans

Deer Lakes Lancers

Class A

Set with 16 teams

Section 1

Burgettstown Blue Devils

Beaver County Christian Eagles

Western Beaver Golden Beavers

Union Scotties

Section 2

Frazier Commodores

West Greene Pioneers

California Trojans

Mapletown Maples

Section 3

Bishop Canevin Crusaders

Eden Christian Academy Warriors

Carlynton Cougars

Chartiers-Houston Buccaneers

Section 4

Serra Catholic Eagles

Greensburg Central Catholic Centurions

St. Joseph Spartans

Trinity Christian Falcons

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