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Box scores from Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015
After trailing by double digits at halftime, Chartiers Valley dominated North Allegheny in the second half on its way to a 78-67 win.
Norwin junior guard Alayna Gribble scored a game-high 21 points while Penn Hills sophomore guard Desiree Oliver led her team with 17.
Chassidy Omogrosso combined for 45 points to lift Blackhawk to a 65-54 victory against South Fayette.
Aliquippa becomes only the 14th team in the past 52 years to win a WPIAL championship with a perfect record. Aliquippa is 25-0.
Brenna Wise poured in 35 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Vincentian to its fourth consecutive title after a 74-35 win.
The Dragons’ PIAA tournament run got off to a good start Saturday with a 13-point victory against Erie McDowell from District 10.
PIAA BOYS PLAYOFF QUALIFIERS
PIAA GIRLS PLAYOFF QUALIFIERS
Brothers Riley and Dylan Stapleton connect on the final play of the game for a layup to beat Beaver Falls at Petersen Events Center.
Monessen overcomes last year’s big loss to Lincoln Park in AA to win WPIAL title comfortably.
The Rebels roll past Bishop Canevin for fourth Class AA title in past five years
Donovan Jeter and Josh Creach are a two-headed monster for the Tigers, a pair of 6-foot-5 forwards and the team’s top scorers and
Norwin will have a chance to make its own history Saturday when it plays in the WPIAL final for the first time, against Penn Hills.
You will be hard-pressed to find many championship games where two teams were so much alike.
Twenty-eight years ago, John Tate lived through an unlikely playoff run as a player at Penn Hills. Now, he’s having a similar run as coach.
A surprisingly successful season for West Mifflin came to an abrupt halt in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs.
The Monessen Greyhounds will play for the WPIAL Class A title tonight at the Petersen Events Center.
By following its coach’s game plan, the Bishop Canevin girls basketball team has reached the WPIAL Class AA title game.
Boys basketball team gets opportunity to play again after losing in City League final.
City League title in tow, boys basketball team ready for PIAA playoffs.
Girls basketball team finishes unbeaten against league teams en route to 66-38 win in championship.
Boys basketball team overcomes challenges to advance to WPIAL Class A championship game.
Central Valley recovered from a slow start to the season to reach the WPIAL playoffs, but lost in the first round.
Ambridge knocked off to quality WPIAL opponents two earn a spot in the state basketball playoffs.
Javon Turner has played a key role in Beaver Falls’ run to the WPIAL Class AAA boys basketball title game.
After placing second in Section 3-AAAA, boys basketball team exits postseason with first-round loss.
No. 8 seed in WPIAL playoffs falls, but boys basketball team ready for PIAA tournament.
After missing last season’s semifinals, Abby Gonzales returns to help girls basketball team into PIAA playoffs.
Box scores from Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Boys basketball: Colts bury 15 3-pointers in 78-53 victory against North Hills to reach WPIAL championship vs. North Allegheny.
Rebels go on late run to reach WPIAL Class AA final against Aliquippa.
The Royals clinched a fourth consecutive appearance in the WPIAL Class A title game for the three-time defending champions.
Reserve converts late layup, 2 free throws to edge Elizabeth Forward in WPIAL Class AAA semifinals, 66-63
Box scores from Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
A 3-pointer with 11 seconds left gave Beaver Falls the win against New Castle, 52-49, in a WPIAL Class AAA semifinal.
The No. 2 seed Greyhounds found their footing at the free-throw line at the perfect time to top the No. 3 Royals and reach the WPIAL final.
Alayna Gribble helped lead the No. 3 seed Knights past the No. 2 Tigers in a semifinal at Fox Chapel.
Bishop Canevin is returning to the Class AA WPIAL championship by knocking off No. 2 Burrell, 32-30.
Box scores from Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
Boys basketball playoffs: Top-seeded North Allegheny gets a basket with 1.7 seconds left to edge Bethel Park Monday night at North Hills.
Quaker Valley built a nine-point fourth-quarter lead and held off a comeback to upset No. 2 Lincoln Park, 64-55, in a Class AA quarterfinal.
In a battle of double-digit seeded teams, No. 10 South Fayette (18-6) escaped No. 15 seed South Park (14-11), 48-45.
Box scores from Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
Box scores from Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
Despite postponing Saturday’s playoff basketball games, the WPIAL would not budge from its decision to avoid playing on Sundays.
The City League boys and girls championships will be played as scheduled.
A pair of top-ranked teams -- Class AAA Mars and Class A Sewickley Academy -- saw their WPIAL title runs come to an end after losing
Boys basketball: New Castle forced a bundle of turnovers and defeated Hampton, 78-61, in a WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinal at Geneva College.
Thanks to a 16-point advantage in the fourth quarter, No. 9 Penn Hills turned a two point lead into a 40-22 victory against Penn-Trafford.