#WPIAL Boys Soccer Quarterfinals Results

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Freedom stunned Greensburg Central Catholic at Hampton to advance to its first ever WPIAL Semifinals (Photo Courtesy of Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) 

What a night in WPIAL Boys soccer as all four classifications saw some exciting contests on Wednesday evening — including ome pretty big upsets.

 

I was fortunate to be on hand to see two of them — Freedom’s 1-o win over Greensburg Central Catholic in 1A, and Pine-Richland’s 3-1 win over Penn-Trafford in which sophomore Niko Marsh had the hat-trick for the Rams.

In the top tier classification, it was a clean sweep for all the Section 1 teams remaining– as top seed Seneca Valley, North Allegheny and Pine-Richland all won to join Upper St. Clair in the Class 4A semifinals.

Maybe, this will be the year that a non-South Hills team will win the top classification, which hasn’t happened since 2005 (Plum).

4A

Seneca Valley 1  Canon McMillan  0

North Allegheny 2  Peters Twp 0

Upper St. Clair 1  Allderdice 0 

Pine-Richland 3 Penn-Trafford 1

4a Semifinals (Saturday, Oct. 29 – Sites/Times TBA)

Seneca Valley vs Upper St. Clair

Pine Richland vs North Allegheny

 

3A

Montour 1 vs Hampton 0 

Thomas Jefferson 2  Laurel Highlands 0 

Chartiers Valley 1 West Allegheny 0

Mars 3 Moon 1

3a Semifinals(Saturday, Oct. 29 – Sites/Times TBA)

Montour vs Chartiers Valley

Mars vs Thomas Jefferson

 

 

2A

No. 1 South Park 2  Deer Lakes 1

Shady Side Academy 3  No. 4 Waynesburg 2 (2OT) 

Quaker Valley  3  Central Valley 1 

Beaver 5  Riverside 2 

Semifinals (Saturday, Oct. 29 – Sites/Times TBA)

South Park vs Shady Side Academy

Beaver vs Quaker Valley winner

 

1A

Seton LaSalle 2   Aquinas Academy 1

 

North Catholic 2   Eden Christian 0

Freedom 1   Greensburg Central Catholic 0

 (here’s my recap of Freedom’s win in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and post-game interview with coach Colin Williams) 

Sewickley Academy 1   Bentworth 0 

Semifinals (Saturday, Oct. 29 – Sites/Times TBA)

Seton LaSalle vs North Catholic

Sewickley Academy vs Freedom

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