Two teams with impressive records square off when Fox Chapel meets Lower Dauphin in the first round of the PIAA Class AAA field hockey tournament at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Latrobe High School.
Fox Chapel enters the game with a 20-0 record following a 2-0 victory over North Allegheny in the WPIAL Class AAA championship game this past Tuesday at North Allegheny High's Newman Stadium.
Lower Dauphin is 18-3-1 overall and finished second in the Mid-Penn Keystone Conference with a record of 11-1-1. North Allegheny – the team Fox Chapel defeated in the WPIAL Class AAAA championship game -- played Lower Dauphin in the Lower Dauphin Tournament on Oct. 3, and the Tigers lost a 2-0 decision.
The winner of this game advances to the quarterfinals of the PIAA Class AAA tournament, where it will meet the winner of another first-round game between District 3 champion Palmyra and Owen J. Roberts, the No. 6 team from District 1.