East girls’ basketball: 2013 WPIAL quarterfinal capsules

Written by Cara De Carlo on .

In no particular order, it’s time for an update on who’s in and who’s out.

Class AAAA

Franklin Regional (11-13, 5-7) defeated Albert Gallatin in the prelims, but did not get past Mt. Lebanon in the first round. Latrobe (11-12, 6-8) lost to Baldwin in the preliminary round.

Gateway (19-4, 10-2) defeated Oakland Catholic (9-14, 8-4) in first-round action; the Gators will play North Allegheny tonight. Similarly, Penn Trafford (19-4, 12-2) beat Plum (17-6, 9-3) in the first round; the Warriors will play Bethel Park tonight.

Hempfield (19-4, 14-0) lost to Upper St. Clair in the Spartans’ first round game. Norwin (13-11, 10-4) defeated Penn Hills (9-14, 5-7) in the prelims, but the Knights exited after losing to Bethel Park.

Class AAA

Mount Pleasant (10-13, 6-6) exited the playoffs after a preliminary round defeat by Keystone Oaks. Similarly, Greensburg Salem (16-7, 10-2) got beat by Belle Vernon in the first round.

Class AA

Greensburg Central Catholic (17-6, 10-2) won a great game over Beaver Falls in the first round; the Centurions will play Seton-LaSalle tonight. Similarly, Jeannette (16-6, 11-1) bested Steel Valley, so the Jayhawks will play Deer Lakes tonight.

Burrell (21-2, 10-0) defeated Carlynton in the first round. The Bucs play McGuffey tonight.

Class A

Winchester Thurston (13-8, 6-4) defeated Union in the first round. The Bears will take on Vincentian tomorrow.