A disqualification with 17 seconds left in the final bout of the night lifted Burgettstown over McGuffey for a second consecutive Class AA Section 1 title.
McGuffey not only is tied for first place in its section. The Highlanders lead the entire WPIAL in a statistical category. That and West Greene's tough upcoming schedule and what local basketball teams would be playoff bound if the season ended today.
FREDERICKTOWN – For 17 seasons, Ed Woods was the head of the Beth-Center football program. He took a three-season hiatus before returning to a head coaching position at California this year.
Bentworth's Jonathan Vargo recovers from a stalling call and McGuffey's Christian Clutter starts strong, both advancing to the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals in Hershey.
The Beth-Center High School wrestling team made history Saturday by qualifying for its first PIAA Class AA Team Tournament event.
Seeds, opponents, times and locations were determined for the 12 area high school football teams for the first round of the WPIAL playoffs.
Carmichaels grabs the highest seed out of the nine, local playoff teams with the second seed in the Class A playoffs.
It had been seven years since Peters Township got the better of Bethel Park in a high school football game.
Peters Township and Waynesburg girls soccer teams receive first-round byes; Bentworth and Belle Vernon are No. 3 seeds for the WPIAL playoffs that begin Saturday.
The top four teams in the Interstate Conference play one another, West Greene hosts top-ranked Clairton and Burgettstown hopes to avoid a regular-season collapse it had one year ago.
Several area volleyball teams have clinched a playoff berth. Others are hoping a final strong push will help them qualify for the postseason.