Ellis School and Winchester Thurston are both making strong bids to be among the four teams competing in the WPIAL Class AA field hockey playoffs.
Ellis School currently sits in second place with a record of 5-1 against Class AA teams. Winchester Thurston is currently tied for third place with Sewickley Academy. Both teams have Class AA records of 4-3.
This week shapes up to be an important week for both Ellis and Winchester Thurston.
The Tigers are coming off a 3-0 victory over Sewickley Academy this past Thursday, and following Tuesday's home game with Vincentian, the Tigers visit front-runner Shady Side Academy at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The Indians are the current Class AA leader with a 6-1 record.