Plum soccer teams' first-round opponents revealed
TribLIVE Sports Videos
For the first time in a decade, the Plum varsity boys and girls soccer teams both will take part in the WPIAL playoffs in the same season.
The playoff brackets were released Wednesday, and a Mustangs girls squad is in the field for the first time since 2002.
Plum, which clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 2-0 victory at Penn Hills on Oct. 8, is the No. 15 seed and will travel to No. 2 seed Seneca Valley on Saturday for a 4 p.m. game.
The winner of the Plum-Seneca Valley game will take on the winner of Upper St. Clair and Baldwin in the quarterfinals next Wednesday.
Peters Township is the top seed in the 15-team field, and it received a bye into the quarterfinals.
Bethel Park is seeded third, followed by Penn-Trafford and Gateway.
The Plum boys squad enters the playoffs for the second year in a row.
The Mustangs, the third-place team from Section 3-AAA, is the No. 15 seed and will play Upper St. Clair, the No. 2 seed in the first round at Upper St. Clair on Monday at 8 p.m.
The Plum-USC winner will face the winner of Bethel Park and Fox Chapel in the quarterfinals on Oct. 25.
Peters Township is the top seed in the 15-team field and receives a bye into the quarterfinals.
The third seed is Pine-Richland, and Pittsburgh Central Catholic is fourth, and Ringgold is fifth.
Michael Love is a staff writer with Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-388-5825 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Pirates pound Padres for 7th consecutive victory
- Steelers’ defense unfazed by noise, believes in potential
- Proposed Mt. Pleasant budget plan includes deficit, tax hike
- Connellsville students bringing Civil War to life
- TJ grad Schneider finds home at D-III baseball power
- Penguins notebook: After reinterpreting rule, draft pick sought for Bylsma’s hiring
- LaBar: Future of Rusev in WWE critical
- Former soccer coach to stand trial in Monongahela
- 24 teachers put on New Kensington-Arnold School District furlough list
- New Kensington shooting victim’s condition improves
- Apollo-Ridge students connect world, science