WPIAL releases boys volleyball playoff brackets

Monday, May 13, 2019 | 10:53 AM

North Allegheny and Derry are the top seeds for the WPIAL Class AAA and AA boys volleyball playoff tournaments.

The WPIAL released the brackets Monday morning.

Joining the Tigers as the top seeds in Class AAA are No. 2 Bethel Park, No. 3 Shaler and No. 4 Latrobe.

Only the top three seeds in Class AA — Derry, No. 2 Seton La Salle and No. 3 Our Lady of the Sacred Heart — received byes.

Ambridge, the No. 4 seed, will host Steel Valley in a first-round match. The Class AA field is 13 teams because Keystone Oaks and Steel Valley finished tied for fourth in Section 3.

All of the first-round matches in Class AAA and AA will be Tuesday, and the quarterfinals are Thursday.

The semifinals are May 21, and the championships and consolations will be held May 23 at Fox Chapel.

Class AAA

First round


No. 1 North Allegheny, bye

No. 8 Penn-Trafford vs. No. 9 Canon McMillan at Hempfield, 6 p.m.

No. 4 Latrobe, bye

No. 5 Seneca Valley vs. Baldwin at Seneca Valley, 7:30 p.m.

No. 2 Bethel Park, bye

No. 7 Norwin vs. No. 10 Pine-Richland at Norwin, 7 p.m.

No. 3 Shaler, bye

No. 6 Hempfield vs. No. 11 Upper St. Clair at Hempfield, 7:30 p.m.

Class AA

First round


No. 1 Derry, bye

No. 8 Obama Academy vs. No. 9 Trinity at Bishop Canevin, 6 p.m.

No. 4 Ambridge vs. No. 13 Steel Valley at Ambridge, 7:30 p.m.

No. 5 Bishop Canevin vs. No. 12 Deer Lakes at Bishop Canevin, 7:30 p.m.

No. 2 Seton La Salle, bye

No. 7 Beaver County Christian vs. No. 10 Thomas Jefferson at Ambridge, 6 p.m.

No. 3 Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, bye

No. 6 North Catholic vs. No. 11 Keystone Oaks, Seneca Valley at 6 p.m.

Michael Love is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Michael by email at mlove@tribweb.com or via Twitter .

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