WPIAL releases sites for football quarterfinal, semifinal games
By: Doug Gulasy
Monday, November 5, 2018 | 1:30 PM
Norwin will host the WPIAL Class 5A championship game Nov. 23, but two weeks before that a pair of teams hoping to reach that game will meet at Knights Stadium.
No. 1 Gateway and No. 9 Franklin Regional will play their WPIAL Class 5A quarterfinal at Norwin, the WPIAL revealed Monday along with the sites for the other quarterfinal and semifinal games that will take place Friday.
A total of 16 games will take place Friday, with semifinals in classes 6A, 4A, 3A and A and quarterfinals in 5A and 2A. Top-seeded North Allegheny and No. 2 Pine-Richland will host their 6A semifinal games, while the other 14 games will be played at neutral sites.
All games will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The full schedule is:
No. 5 Seneca Valley at No. 1 North Allegheny, 7:30 p.m.; No. 3 Mt. Lebanon at No. 2 Pine-Richland, 7:30 p.m.
No. 9 Franklin Regional vs. No. 1 Gateway, 7:30 p.m. at Norwin; No. 13 Woodland Hills vs. No. 5 West Allegheny, 7:30 at North Hills; No. 7 McKeesport vs. No. 2 Penn Hills, 7:30 at Fox Chapel; No. 3 Peters Twp vs. No. 6 Penn-Trafford, 7:30 at West Mifflin
No. 1 Thomas Jefferson vs. No. 4 Blackhawk, 7:30 at Peters Township; No. 2 South Fayette vs. No. 3 Belle Vernon, 7:30 at Ringgold
No. 1 Aliquippa vs. No. 4 Beaver Falls, 7:30 at Ambridge; No. 2 Derry vs. No. 3 North Catholic, 7:30 at Hempfield
No. 1 Shady Side Academy vs. No. 8 South Side Beaver, 7:30 at Montour; No. 4 Charleroi vs. No. 5 Mohawk, 7:30 at Moon; No. 2 Burgettstown vs. No. 7 Freedom, 7:30 at Central Valley; No. 3 Steel Valley vs. No. 6 Washington, 7:30 at Elizabeth Forward
No. 1 Jeannette vs. No. 5 Rochester, 7:30 at Canon-McMillan; No. 2 Clairton vs. No. 3 OLSH, 7:30 at Keystone Oaks
Doug Gulasy is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter @dgulasy_Trib.
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