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What to watch at WPIAL Sports on 28 September 2022: Top 4A women's football teams look to break the stagnation


Tuesday, September 27, 2022 | 19:48

Crowded at the top of section 2-4A of WPIAL women’s football.

The five teams in that section are separated by just 2.5 games heading into a busy Wednesday that includes 43 district section football matches.

Four of the top five teams go head-to-head in an attempt to close the distance between the top teams, or further bog down the section title chase.

Mt. Lebanon currently leads the half game with a section record of 7-1. Peters Township is 6-1-1, Bethel Park is 6-2, Upper St. Clair is 5-3 and Canon McMillan is 4-3-1.

On Wednesday, Peters Township hosts Bethel Park and Canon McMillan visits #1 Mount Lebanon. Upper St. Clair is also home to the struggling Baldwins.

Last fall, all five teams finished between 2nd and 6th place within three games. Moon, who is currently in 3A, has crowned Section 2-4A.

Springdale hosts Greensburg Central Catholic in another big women’s soccer game on Wednesday.

Dynamos (6-0) lead Centurions (5-1) by one game in Section 1-A.

Springdale won the first matchup between the two in late August, 3-2.

Girls Doubles Sectional

The fields for the 2022 WPIAL Women’s Doubles Tennis Championships will be determined in section qualifiers starting Wednesday, October 4-5.

There are 19 doubles teams participating in all four 3A sections and four of the five 2A sections. Section 5-2A has only 14 teams.

The top four teams in each section will qualify for next week’s regional playoff tournament.

Wednesday’s qualifiers, first round and quarterfinals are all 10-game pro set matches. Semifinals may be contested on the first day if no player has more than a maximum of 3 matches per day. On Thursday, the semi-final and final matches he will play in a three-set format.

The site for the doubles section is here.

• Section 1-3A of the Franklin Regional

• Section 2-3A of North Allegheny

• Section 3-3A of Fox Chapel

• Section 4-3A of Bethel Park

• Valley section 1-2A

• Section 2-2A in Washington;

• Section 3-2A of Hampton Township Community Park

• Blackhawk section 4-2A

• Section 5-2A of Nichols Courts of Sewickley.

Stellar non-section volleyball

Four of the top WPIAL women’s volleyball programs meet on Wednesday in pairs of non-section dandies.

Three-time division champions Seneca Valley will face defending 3A champions Freeport on Wednesday. The Yellowjackets have won district gold medals six times.

The two powerhouses of WPIAL women’s volleyball for more than a decade will clash in a non-section match Wednesday when Bishop Kanevin visits Greensburg Central Catholic.

The Crusaders have won five straight WPIAL Class A titles, including a 3-1 win over Centurion in the finals last fall, but the two were in contention for the crown a decade ago. rice field.

GCC won titles in 2012, 2014 and 2016, BC won all titles in 2013 and 2015, and won five in a row in 2017.

This fall, the Seneca Valley tied for second in Sections 1-4A behind defending champions North Allegheny. Meanwhile, Greensburg Central Catholics were trailed by Serra Catholics by half a game in Section 4A.

Freeport is 1st in Section 5-2A and Bishop Canevin is 1st in Section 3-A.