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What to observe for in WPIAL sports activities on March 28, 2023: Part hopefuls to collide on volleyball courtroom


Mar 28, 2023

By: Don Insurgent

Monday, March 27, 2023 | 11:21 PM

Chaz Palla | Tribune-Assessment

North Allegheny’s Nico Sfeir hits between Seneca Valley’s Coleman McDonough (10) and Grant Hoover within the Class 3A boys WPIAL volleyball championship recreation final season.

Part play continues in a single WPIAL Class 3A boys volleyball part and begins in a pair of 2A sections Tuesday.

In Part 2-3A, defending champion North Allegheny tries to keep away from an 0-2 begin within the part when it visits rival North Hills, which is making an attempt to go to 2-0 within the part.

Seneca Valley, the Class 3A runner-up final spring, will host Fox Chapel (0-1) within the Raiders part opener, whereas Butler appears to remain on high and enhance to 2-0 when it visits Pine-Richland (0-1).

Groups in Part 1-2A and Part 3-2A will start their part schedule.

Defending 2A champion Montour hosts Bishop Canevin in Part 1, whereas district runner-up Our Girl of the Sacred Coronary heart hosts the crew it beat within the 2022 Class 2A semifinals, Ambridge.

Seton LaSalle received the Part 3-2A title a 12 months in the past. On Tuesday, the Rebels go to Thomas Jefferson. The Jaguars completed in third place a 12 months in the past.

Apollo assertion

The second recreation of WPIAL baseball home-and-home “part collection” that have been performed Monday will conclude Tuesday.

One of many 29 part video games being performed options the highest two groups in Part 3-2A from a 12 months in the past.

Apollo-Ridge completed tied for second place with Shady Aspect Academy, three video games behind eventual district champion Serra Catholic.

The Vikings will host the top-ranked Eagles in what they hope is a press release recreation that they’re a crew to observe in 2A this season.

Serra Catholic had no downside at house Monday, beating Apollo-Ridge, 16-0

Part softball starter

Two-time defending WPIAL Class 4A softball champion Beaver has received two of its first three video games this season.

The Bobcats knocked off OLSH by one run earlier than routing Shenango. The wins got here after a season-opening loss to Deer Lakes.

Beaver begins its Part 3-4A schedule Tuesday by visiting Montour.

The Bobcats defeated the Spartans, 6-1, within the 2022 Class 4A semifinals final spring.

This will likely be Montour’s first recreation of the season.

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