Varsity Blog program note: I will have live blog from tonight's PIAA basketball playoff tripleheader at Hempfield: Vincentian vs. Bishop Carroll boys at 5 ..... Chartiers Valley vs. Gateway girls at 6:30 ..... Chartiers Valley vs. Johnstown boys at 8:00. If you have a score update or report, tweet with #piaa or send to @mwhiteburgh
Here are my picks for tonight's and tomorrow night's second-round games involving WPIAL teams:
Class AAAA - New Castle over North Allegheny; Erie Cathedral Prep over Hampton.
Class AAA - Chartiers Valley over Johnstown; Montour over Girard; General McLane over Beaver.
Class AA - Beaver Falls vs. Mercyhurst Prep; Greensburg Central Catholic over Lakeview.
Class A - Vincentian over Bishop Carroll; Lincoln Park over Ridgway; Clairton over Smethport.
Class AAAA - Mt. Lebanon over Penn-Trafford; Gateway over Chartiers Valley.
Class AAA - Blackhawk over Forest Hills; South Park over Hopewell; Franklin over Elizabeth Forward.
Class AA - Bishop Canevin over General McLane; Sharpsville over Burrell; Seton-LaSalle over Greensburg Central Catholic; North East over Mohawk.
Class A - Vincentian over Berlin Brothersvalley; Bishop Guilfoyle over Serra.