WPIAL basketball playoff pairings to be released Tuesday evening |

WPIAL basketball playoff pairings to be released Tuesday evening

Michael Love

The Sewickley Academy and Quaker Valley boys and girls basketball teams will find out Tuesday evening their playoff fates as the WPIAL releases the postseason brackets at 7 p.m.

The opening-round games are to begin Friday and Saturday.

The Triblive High School Sports Network at will be there live at 7 as the pairings are announced.

QV boys bowling team set for league tournament

The Quaker Valley boys bowling team will take part in the WPIBL team championships Wednesday at Nesbits Lanes in Plum.

The top two teams from each section – 18 in all – will compete for the title.

The Quakers finished second in the West Section with a 7-3 record. Moon topped the section at 10-0.

QV hopes to move up the ranks after taking 16th at last year’s WPIBL team tournament.

Bulldogs edge Panthers in PIHL Varsity A contest

The Sewickley Academy hockey team took Meadville to the limit Monday in a PIHL Varsity A game at Robert Morris University’s Island Sports Center, but the Bulldogs rallied several times and came away with a 5-4 victory.

The Panthers (8-9) held leads of 2-0, 3-2 and 4-3 before Meadville (13-3) scored twice towards the end of the second period. Neither team scored in the third.

Matthew Hajdukiewicz tallied a hat trick to lead Sewickley Academy. It was his fifth game with three or more goals this season.

Michael Love is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Michael at [email protected] or via Twitter @MLove_Trib.