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PIAA basketball first-round matchups

Sites and times to be posted Sunday afternoon but here are the dates and matchups.

Friday, March 8
Class A boys
10-1 Kennedy Catholic vs. 7-4 Lincoln Park
10-2 Cochranton vs. 7-2 Clairton
10-3 Eisenhower vs. 9-1 Johnsonburg
Class AAA boys
10-1 General McLane vs. 7-5 Thomas Jefferson
10-2 Girard vs. 7-3 Mars
10-3 Strong Vincent vs. 7-2 Chartiers Valley
Class AA girls
10-1 North East vs. 7-7 McGuffey
10-2 General McLane vs. 7-4 Jeannette
10-3 Sharpsville vs. 9-1 Brookville
Class AAAA girls
10-1 McDowell vs. 7-3 Gateway

Saturday, March 9
Class AA boys
10-1 West Middlesex vs. 7-7 Jeannette
10-2 Lakeview vs. 7-4 Quaker Valley
10-3 Mercyhurst Prep vs. 9-1 Brockway
Class AAAA boys
10-1 Cathedral Prep vs. 7-3 Seneca Valley
Class A girls
10-1 Kennedy Catholic vs. 7-4 North Catholic
10-2 Cochranton vs. 7-2 Serra Catholic
Class AAA girls
10-1 Franklin vs. 6-2 Ligonier Valley
10-2 Villa Maria vs. 7-3 Hopewell
10-3 Hickory vs. 7-1 South Park

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Basketball

5 Responses to PIAA basketball first-round matchups

  1. Cosa Herzing says:

    Kennedy, Eisenhower and Strong Vincent will be 1st 3 teams out Friday.

  2. ballfan says:

    Any idea what time they are meeting?? And do you think the 10-1 seeds will likely play at McComb?

  3. Tom Reisenweber says:

    No idea. Probably won’t be out until late afternoon.

    The Erie 10-1 seeds will stay in Erie.

  4. ballfan says:


  5. Cosa Herzing says:

    Kennedy and Eisenhowe — OUT. SV next…. As predicted

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