North Allegheny will take on Erie McDowell at 7 p.m. Friday.
The Seneca Valley Raiders football team won't be featured in the PIAA playoffs, but their field will. The WPIAL champion North Allegheny Tigers—who defeated Seneca Valley in WPIAL semifinals—face Erie McDowell in the quarterfinal round of the PIAA playoffs at 7 p.m. Friday at NexTier Stadium. The McDowell Trojans were 6-5 in the regular season. They defeated State College 42-0 in Saturday's neutral playoff game. Tickets are available in the North Allegheny athletics office. Adult tickets are $6 and student tickets are $3 if purchased in advance. Otherwise, student tickets will be $6 at the gate. For times tickets will be on sale in the NA Athletics Office, see below. Are you going to the game? Do you think North Allegheny will continue …
The Altoona Lions defeat the Raiders by a score of 9-4.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
After claiming the WPIAL Class AAAA Championship last week, the Seneca Valley baseball team fell to the Altoona Lions in the first round of the PIAA playoffs Monday night. The Lions posted a 9-4 victory over the Raiders at Pullman Park in Butler. Seneca Valley elected not to start Matt Smith, who was the winning pitcher in the WPIAL title game, according to MSA Sports. Player Austin Bream was 3 for 4, and Zach Creedon was 2 for 3 for the Raiders, MSA Sports reports. Senior pitcher Zach Detillio took the loss for the Seneca Valley. The Raiders end their season at 18-5. With last week’s win, Seneca Valley earned back-to-back WPIAL titles. The Raiders last year came within a game of reaching the PIAA Class AAAA final.