Finals field is set

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After three days of hotly-contested semifinal contests, the field is set for the WPIAL basketball championship games Thursday-Saturday at Pitt’s Petersen Events Center. There will be 12 title games – six boys and six girls.

Here’s the full schedule:

Thursday
2A girls: Chartiers-Houston (22-2) vs. Vincentian Academy (20-4) at Petersen Events Center, 5 p.m.
A boys: Monessen (17-7) vs. Imani Christian (15-6) at Petersen Events Center, 7 p.m.
3A boys: Lincoln Park (21-4) vs. Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic (20-5) at Petersen Events Center, 9 p.m.

Friday
A girls: Winchester Thurston (20-1) vs. Cornell (20-4) at Petersen Events Center, 3 p.m.
2A boys: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (18-6) vs. Sewickley Academy (19-4) at Petersen Events Center, 5 p.m.
4A girls: Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic (21-2) vs. Blackhawk (16-8) at Petersen Events Center, 7 p.m.
5A boys: Hampton (16-9) vs. Moon (19-5) at Petersen Events Center, 9 p.m.

Saturday
3A girls: Bishop Canevin (18-5) vs. Neshannock (23-1) at Petersen Events Center, 11 a.m.
4A boys: New Castle (22-2) vs. Quaker Valley (22-2) at Petersen Events Center, 1 p.m.
5A girls: Oakland Catholic (22-3) vs. Chartiers Valley (18-7) at Petersen Events Center, 3 p.m.
6A girls: North Allegheny (23-1) vs. Bethel Park (19-6) at Petersen Events Center, 7 p.m.
6A boys: Pine-Richland (23-1) vs. Butler (17-8) at Petersen Events Center, 9 p.m.

As for Wednesday night’s results:

Twitter reaction

https://twitter.com/BillBeckner/status/837125387519934464

https://twitter.com/CoachY32/status/837098026292363265

https://twitter.com/nicksmith_2/status/837119484880109568

Wednesday’s basketball links

Butler earns trip to title game after knocking off Woodland Hills writes Bill Beckner

Pine-Richland is headed back to the WPIAL final writes Chris Harlan

High school roundup: Quaker Valley, New Castle get another rematch

Scores and schedules for March 1, 2017

Chris Harlan previews Thursday’s three WPIAL title games

In the pool

The WPIAL swimming championships are set for Thursday and Friday at Pitt’s Trees Pool. Here’s some links to features on triblive.com.

Mt. Pleasant pair ready to shine at WPIAL meet writes Cody Scott

Derry’s Jellison eyes WPIAL medal and more writes Karen Kadilak

Penn Hills swimmers return to WPIALs writes Andrew John

Norwin swimmers hope to drop time at WPIALs writes Karen Kadilak

Penn-Trafford swimmers aim for fast times at WPIALs writes Karen Kadilak

Franklin Regional sending 26 to WPIAL meet writes Michael Love

Plum swimmers set for WPIALs writes Michael Love

Shaler sending large contingent to WPIAL championships writes Josh Rizzo

Gateway to be well-represented at WPIAL meet writes Michael Love

Quaker Valley swimmers to meet WPIAL championship challenge writes Karen Kadilak

Fox Chapel, SSA earn numerous WPIAL qualifiers writes Marty Stewart

Small Latrobe contingent eyes big impact at WPIAL championships writes Karen Kadilak

Hempfield boys, girls ready for WPIAL pool party writes Karen Kadilak

North Allegheny swim teams look to defend titles writes Josh Rizzo

North Hills swimmers up intensity writes Jasper Wilson

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