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Plum soccer teams' first-round opponents revealed

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By Michael Love

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, 8:55 p.m.

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 mlove@tribweb.com.

 

 

 
 


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