WPIAL Football Playoffs Begin Friday

First Round Pairings Announced

Eric Hagman
October 30, 2018 - 8:26 am
High School Football playoffs

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Pittsburgh (93.7 The Fan) - The 62-team WPIAL football playoff field is set with all first-round matchups scheduled for Friday.  

The No. 1 seeds are North Allegheny (6A), Gateway (5A), Thomas Jefferson (4A), Aliquippa (3A), Shady Side Academy (2A) and Jeannette (1A).


6A   Canon-McMillan at Mt.Lebanon, Seneca Valley vs Central Catholic at Fox Chapel.  North Allegheny and Pine-Richland receive byes.

5A   Kiski Area at Gateway, Franklin Regional at Bethel Park, Woodland Hills at Mars, Shaler at West Allegheny, Latrobe at Penn Hills, Upper St. Clair at McKeesport, Armstrong at Peters Township, North Hills at Penn-Trafford.

4A   New Castle at Thomas Jefferson, West Mifflin at Blackhawk, Greensburg Salem at South Fayette, Beaver at Belle Vernon

3A   Freeport at Aliquippa, Elizabeth Forward at Beaver Falls, Central Valley at Derry, Quaker Valley at North Catholic

2A   Serra at Shady Side Academy, McGuffey at South Side Beaver, Riverside at Charleroi, Seton LaSalle at Mohawk, East Allegheny at Burgettstown, Avonworth at Freedmon, Beth-Center at Steel Valley, New Brighton at Washington.

1A   Monessen at Jeannette, Rochester at West Greene, California at Clairton, Imani Christian at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart


Four championship games will be played at Heinz Field on Nov. 17 (6A, 4A, 3A, 1A).  Norwin will host the 5A title game on Nov. 23.  The 1A championship game will be Robert Morris on Nov. 24.