So far so good for the three playoff teams in Class AAA Section 3. All three participants from the section won their first-round games and advanced to the WPIAL quarterfinals, the only section in Class AAA that can boast that.
Section co-champions Elizabeth Forward (17-4) and West Mifflin (16-4) along with South Park (14-5) all won their first-round games on Thursday and now will play in the quarterfinals on Monday. No. 4 Elizabeth Forward won 6-2 over No. 13 New Castle, No. 7 West Mifflin blasted No. 10 Mount Pleasant 16-2 in five innings and No. 11 South Park upset defending WPIAL champion, No. 6 Montour 11-4.