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Mt. Pleasant, Southmoreland among local teams affected by winter realignment

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By Staff Reports
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, 6:39 p.m.
 

The WPIAL has announced its realignment plans for winter sports teams, effective for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.

In boys basketball, Mt. Pleasant and Southmoreland will remain in Section 3-AAA, however, Laurel Highlands and Uniontown will move to Section 4-AAA.

The teams replacing the Raiders and Mustangs are Indiana, Kittanning and West Shamokin. Derry, Greensburg Salem and Yough will remain in Section 3-AAA as well.

Frazier will be slotted from Section 5-AA to 4-AA.

Beginning next season, the Commodores will have Carmichaels, Waynesburg, Bentworth, Beth-Center, Brownsville and Charleroi as rivals in boys basketball.

Geibel will remain in Section 3-A, but the section will have a new look with the addition of California, Jefferson-Morgan and West Greene, which will drop down from Class AA.

Avella, Mapletown and Monessen also will remain in Section 3-A. Carmichaels and Clairton no longer are in the section.

In girls basketball, Laurel Highlands will be dropping down from Class AAAA and will join Mt. Pleasant, Southmoreland, Uniontown, Derry, Greensburg Salem, Indiana and Yough in Section 3-AAA.

Frazier will move up to Class AA and will compete with Bentworth, Beth-Center, Carmichaels, Charleroi, Washington and Waynesburg in Section 4-AA.

The Geibel girls, along with Monessen, will move from Section 4-A to Section 3-A and will have Avella, California, Fort Cherry, Jefferson-Morgan, Mapletown and West Greene as section opponents.

There were no major changes in alignment for local wrestling teams.

 

 
 


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