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WPIAL soccer playoff brackets announced

| Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, 2:39 p.m.

The WPIAL soccer playoff brackets were released Wednesday, and the top seeds went to each of Trib Total Media's top-ranked teams.

In boys soccer, Upper St. Clair (17-0-1) was the No. 1 seed in Class AAA; West Allegheny (14-0-3) earned the top seed in Class AA; and Sewickley Academy (14-3) took top honors in Class A.

In girls soccer, Seneca Valley (15-2-1) was the No. 1 seed in Class AAA; Mars (15-1-2) earned the top seed in Class AA; and Greensburg Central Catholic (14-1) took top honors in Class A.

Postseason play begins Saturday with preliminary-round matches for the boys and preliminary- and first-round contests for the girls.

The championships will be played Nov. 1 and 2 at Highmark Stadium, the home of the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, at Station Square on Pittsburgh's South Side.

The 2012 WPIAL champions for boys soccer were Canon-McMillan (AAA), Quaker Valley (AA) and Riverside (A). Girls winners were Peters Township (AAA), Mars (AA) and Greensburg Central Catholic (A).

Upper St. Clair won a PIAA championship in boys soccer. Peters Township, Moon and Greensburg Central Catholic are defending state champions for girls soccer.

For complete brackets, visit

Jason Mackey is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. Reach him at or via Twitter @Mackey_Trib.

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