Quigley Catholic, the No. 3 team from the WPIAL, passed its first test in the PIAA Class A girls basketball tournament with a 43-33 victory over District 5 champion in a first-round game this past Saturday at Pitt-Johnstown.
The Spartans won't have quite as far to travel on Wednesday as they will visit Fox Chapel for a second-round game with District 9 champion Clarion Area. Clarion improved to 21-5 with a 47-40 victory over Frazier, the No. 5 team from the WPIAL.
Quigley got a solid game from junior forward Liz Duer, who led all scorers with 14 points. Sophomore guard Gabrielle Smith added 13 points, which included three 3-point field goals.