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The Cougars, coming off their Class AAA WPIAL title, kept up the momentum with a win Saturday in the first round of the PIAA playoffs.
Winter Fondi's layup was a late arrival in overtime for the Quakers, but it was all they needed Saturday for a PIAA first-round win.
After setting aside their disappointment from the WPIAL title game, the Talbots responded with a 58-43 win against Allderdice Saturday.
Box scores from Saturday, March 8, 2014
Not even a week after capturing its first WPIAL girls' basketball championship, Penn-Trafford saw its season come to a sudden end.
Monessen needed more than one overtime to win its PIAA playoff opener Friday.
It took some time, but eventually the WPIAL champion Warriors shook off their early struggles to beat Mars for a first-round PIAA win.
Box scores from Friday, March 7, 2014
Cable, a Mt. Lebanon alum and a redshirt sophomore at Notre Dame, averages 5.3 points and 3.2 rebounds for the No. 2-ranked team in America.
Not many hoops teams in WPIAL history had two future NFL players in the starting five. Add a future NBA-er and you get a team for the ages.
Jacob St. George is now part of a surreal WPIAL championship lineage that goes back more than 70 years and spans four generations.
Doug Biega had to rebuild his Beaver Falls team midway through the season but that doesn't mean it won't be a threat in the PIAA playoffs.
Elijah Minnie's high school career began four years ago at Monessen, but he has come a long way to win a title at Lincoln Park.
Central Valley went so far as to practice celebrating a WPIAL basketball championship before actually doing it for real.
The way they see it, Saturday's WPIAL championship victory was a long time coming for the Cougars and their talented core.
Tim McConnell has enjoyed plenty of successful moments as coach at Chartiers Valley, but last Friday wasn't one of them.
It was 1989 the previous time Seton-LaSalle celebrated a WPIAL boys basketball title, now the Rebels have another one.
Seton-LaSalle fulfilled its destiny and lived up to expectations, capturing the WPIAL Class AA title that eluded them last year.
Dragons lone City League representative in PIAA boys tournament.
There's a first time for everything, and for the Penn-Trafford girls, that includes winning a WPIAL championship.
Centurions' boys basketball team quickly regroups for PIAA tournament.
Talbots used to entering PIAA tournament after loss to New Castle.
Royals will once again be turning it up despite loss in WPIAL championship.
Winning the Class A WPIAL championship for the third season in a row was a thrill for Vincentian, but bigger goals lie ahead.
Championship ends eight-year drought for Christian school.
The Warriors stormed back from a 15-point deficit late in the third quarter to take the championship, 56-45, against the Spartans.
The Royals get a three-peat as Brenna Wise, one of the top juniors in the WPIAL, scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds.
The 62-55 victory against South Park is the sixth championship in program history and second in the past four years for the Cougars.
After 25 years, the boys are on top again, defeating GCC, 52-51, to complete a sweep that began with the Rebels girls' victory Friday night.
The third time wasn't a charm for the Talbots, as they fell to their Section 3 rival once again in the WPIAL final, 55-49.
PIAA BOYS PLAYOFF QUALIFIERS
PIAA GIRLS PLAYOFF QUALIFIERS
Box scores from Saturday, March 1, 2014
Tickets for WPIAL Class AAAA boys basketball title game tonight at Palumbo Center have become a hot commodity.
Tony Gates saved all of his points for the overtimes, and the most important came with less than a second left.
Box scores from Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
The Seton-LaSalle High School girls basketball team is on top of WPIAL Class AA again, and Burrell’s run of perfection has come to an end.
Lincoln Park beat Monessen, 85-41, tonight at Duquesne’s Palumbo Center. It was the most lopsided game in Class A championship history.
The four WPIAL boys basketball championships this weekend might come down to a case of point/counterpoint.
It will be a matchup of first-timers when Penn-Trafford and Hempfield square off in the Class AAAA championship at the Palumbo Center.
For the third consecutive year, New Castle and Hampton will meet at the Palumbo Center with a WPIAL championship on the line.
South Park's Allison McGrath had an uncharacteristically cold game, scoring just 6 points, but the Eagles survived.
Vincentian, Serra Catholic advance to WPIAL Class A championship.
The Rebels top defending champion Beaver Falls to reach WPIAL Class AA final against Greensburg Central Catholic.
Girls basketball team 25-0 heading into Class AA championship.
Dragons ignore the odds, upset heavily favored Obama for boys basketball title.
Despite having to replace one of the top players in the WPIAL, Montour has put together an excellent season.
The motto for the Blackhawk girls basketball team this season has been simple: Finish.
From heavy graduation attrition to dealing with a key injury, Beaver Falls has seen it all this season.
Collin Luther, twin brother of Ryan, also a big reason for Talbots' success in boys basketball.