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Weather wreaking havoc on WPIAL baseball, softball playoffs

Bill Beckner Jr.
| Wednesday, May 18, 2011

For the second straight day, the WPIAL baseball and softball playoffs have been wiped out because of persistent rain and storms. All of today's first-round games have been postponed.

The WPIAL rebuilt the schedule with numerous site changes and will play into the weekend, with games scattered across Thursday, Friday and Saturday. All local games will be played on the latter two days. Here is the updated schedule for local teams:

Softball

Friday Class AAAA

• No. 7 seed Plum (12-5) vs. No. 10 Seneca Valley (10-5), 7 p.m. at North Allegheny

Class AAA

• No. 3 Valley (11-1) vs. No. 14 Thomas Jefferson (8-5) 4 p.m. at Woodland Hills

Class AA

• No. 2 Mt. Pleasant (13-2) vs. No. 15 Freeport (11-5), 2 p.m. at Woodland Hills

• No. 7 Deer Lakes (10-3) vs. No. 10 Neshannock (11-5), 4 p.m. at Fairhaven Park, McKees Rocks

Saturday Class AAA

• No. 5 Belle Vernon (13-4) vs. No. 12 Highlands (7-5), 3 p.m. at Baldwin

Baseball

Friday Class AAAA

• No. 5 seed Kiski Area (12-3) vs. No. 12 Hempfield (10-9), 4 p.m. at Washington & Jefferson College

• No. 6 Plum (13-4) vs. No. 11 Upper St. Clair (10-6), 5 p.m. at Woodland Hills

Class AA

• No. 8 Burrell (11-5) vs. No. 9 Mohawk (11-6), 11 a.m. at Pullman Park, Butler

• No. 4 Deer Lakes (12-4) vs. No. 13 Steel Valley (10-7), 4 p.m. at Highlands

• No. 14 Freeport (11-4) vs. No. 3 Waynesburg (15-1), 5 p.m. at Burkett Complex, Robinson

Class A

No. 11 Leechburg (10-6) vs. No. 6 Bentworth (10-4), noon at Mt. Pleasant

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