Coming Up Tonight: 1/31/23
Photo Credit of Will McBride
6A SECTION 1
Butler (13-4, 4-2) at New Castle (15-2, 5-1) – 7:30 pm – WBUT
Big game in Section 1-6A as New Castle tries to expand their 1-game lead for the section over Butler. New Castle has won 5 of the last 6 games. Butler has won 3 of their last 4. New Castle won the first meeting 71-60 in Butler so a New Castle win would give them a 2-game lead and the season sweep. A Butler win would make the teams tied for the section lead. The game will be broadcast on WBUT. You can find the broadcast link on our Broadcast Schedule page under Multimedia.
Central Catholic (10-7, 4-2) at Seneca Valley (7-9, 2-4) – 7:30 pm
Central Catholic comes into tonight winners of 3 of their last 4 games. Seneca Valley has won 2 of the last 3. With a win and a Butler win, Central Catholic could jump into a 3-way tie for first place with Butler and New Castle. Seneca Valley is currently tied for the final playoff spot in the section with North Allegheny. Seneca Valley pulled off the upset on the road in the first meeting 63-54 on January 6.
North Allegheny (7-9, 2-4) at Pine-Richland (5-12, 1-5) – 7:30 pm
North Allegheny is coming off of a 62-53 loss at home against New Castle snapping a 2-game winning streak. Pine-Richland defeated Northgate 66-46 at the PBC Hall of Fame Classic on Sunday. North Allegheny is looking to keep pace with Seneca Valley for the final playoff spot in the section. Pine-Richland is a game back of the final playoff spot and looking to get back into the playoff picture. North Allegheny won the previous matchup 57-40 on January 6.
6A SECTION 2
Baldwin (10-7, 3-3) at Canon-McMillan (3-15, 0-6) – 7:30 pm
Baldwin comes into tonight following an impressive 75-73 win over Mars at the PBC Hall of Fame Classic on Sunday. Canon-McMillan is on a 10-game losing streak. Baldwin currently has a 2-game lead over Hempfield for the final playoff spot in Section 2-6A. Baldwin won the first matchup 62-37 on January 6.
Mt. Lebanon (12-5, 6-0) at Hempfield (6-12, 1-5) – 7:30 pm – Westmoreland Sports Network
Mt. Lebanon enters tonight winning 8 of the last 9 games. Hempfield comes into the game losing 5 of their last 6. Mt. Lebanon currently holds a 1-game lead over Upper St. Clair for the section lead. Hempfield is currently 2 games out of a playoff spot. Mt. Lebanon won the first game 69-36 on January 6. The game will be broadcast on the Westmoreland Sports Network. You can find the broadcast link on our Broadcast Schedule page under Multimedia.
Norwin (11-6, 3-3) at Upper St. Clair (10-8, 5-1) – 7:00 pm
Norwin is coming in winning 4 of their last 5 games. Upper St. Clair defeat Hempfield on Friday to snap a 2-game losing streak. Norwin currently sits tied for third place with Baldwin. Upper St. Clair sits a game behind Mt. Lebanon for the top spot in the section. Upper St. Clair won the first matchup on January 6, 62-56.
5A SECTION 1
Bethel Park (10-6, 5-1) at Trinity (8-9, 3-3) – 7:30 pm
Bethel Park beat Ringgold on Friday 63-31 snapping a 3-game losing streak. Trinity defeated Connellsville on Friday 80-45 to snap a 2-game losing streak. Bethel Park sits tied for first in the section with Peters Township. Trinity holds a 2-game lead over Ringgold for the section’s final playoff spot. Bethel Park won the first game 76-61 on January 6.
Connellsville (0-18, 0-6) at Peters Township (14-3, 5-1) – 7:00 pm – Connellsville Sports Network
Peters Township enters tonight winners of 7 straight games. They currently sit tied atop Section 1-5A while Connellsville sits at the bottom. Peters Township won game one on the road 77-25 on January 6. The game will be broadcasted on the Connellsville Sports Network. You can find the broadcast link on our Broadcast Schedule page under Multimedia.
Thomas Jefferson (11-7, 4-2) at Ringgold (3-15, 1-5) – 7:30 pm
Thomas Jefferson is currently on a 2-game losing streak heading into tonight’s game. Ringgold enters the game on a 4-game losing streak. Thomas Jefferson sits in third place a game back of Peters Township and Bethel Park for the top spot. Ringgold currently sits 2 games out of the playoff picture. Thomas Jefferson won the first battle this year 86-35 on January 6.
5A SECTION 2
Armstrong (11-6, 2-4) at Penn Hills (13-2, 6-0) – 7:30 pm
Armstrong fell to Woodland Hills 42-33 on Friday snapping a 2-game win streak. Penn Hills enters the game on a 10-game winning streak. Their last loss was to Archbishop Wood on December 29 at the Central Valley Roundball Classic. Armstrong currently sits tied for the fourth and final playoff spot in the section with Woodland Hills. Woodland Hills has the tiebreaker as they swept the season series. Penn Hills is in first place with a 2-game lead over Shaler. Penn Hills won the first meeting 49-41 on January 6.
Fox Chapel (11-6, 3-3) at Plum (6-12, 1-5) – 7:30 pm
Fox Chapel’s 65-51 loss to Penn Hills on Friday snapped a 3-game winning streak. Plum has lost 4 of their last 5 games. Fox Chapel currently sits in third place. Plum is a game back of the final playoff spot. Fox Chapel won the first game this season 62-21.
Shaler (13-5, 4-2) at Woodland Hills (11-7, 2-4) – 7:30 pm
Shaler has won 2 of their last 3 games. Woodland Hills beat Armstrong on Friday snapping a 2-game skid. Shaler is in second place, 2 games out of first in the section. Woodland Hills is tied with Armstrong for the final playoff spot. Woodland Hills owns the tiebreaker. Shaler won the first matchup at home 59-42.
5A SECTION 3
Franklin Regional (9-8, 3-3) at Kiski Area (9-9, 3-3) – 7:00 pm – TribLive HSSN
Franklin Regional heads into tonight losers of 5 straight games. Kiski Area lost at Latrobe on Friday 70-61 snapping a 4-game winning streak. Both teams are tied for third place in the section and hold a 1-game lead over Latrobe for the final playoff spot. Franklin Regional won game one of the series 43-36. The game will be broadcast on the TribLive High School Sports Network. You can find the broadcast link on our Broadcast Schedule page under Multimedia.
Gateway (11-5, 5-1) at Penn-Trafford (4-14, 1-5) – 7:30 pm
Gateway heads into tonight on a 2-game losing streak. Penn-Trafford beat Franklin Regional on the road on Friday snapping a 3-game losing streak. Gateway currently leads the section and has a 1-game lead over McKeesport. Penn-Trafford sits at the bottom of the section but only 2 games out of a playoff spot. Gateway won the first matchup 62-45 on January 6.
Latrobe (7-11, 2-4) at McKeesport (7-8, 4-2) – 5:30 pm – McKeesport Tigers Sports Network
Latrobe dropped a game to Norwin on Sunday at the Shootout at Seton Hill University ending a 2-game win streak. McKeesport are winners of 3 straight, including a big win at Gateway on Friday. Latrobe sits on the outside looking in right now a game out of a playoff spot. McKeesport is in second place, a game back of Gateway. McKeesport beat Latrobe on the road in the first game 64-62 on January 6.
5A SECTION 4
Chartiers Valley (14-4, 3-3) at South Fayette (8-9, 1-5) – 7:30 pm
Chartiers Valley fell to Lincoln Park 79-65 on Sunday at the PBC Hall of Fame Classic ending a short 2-game win streak. South Fayette is currently on a 3-game losing streak. Chartiers Valley currently sits in fourth place holding a 2-game lead of South Fayette and West Allegheny for the final playoff spot. Chartiers Valley won on January 6, 60-53 at home.
Mars (12-5, 4-2) at West Allegheny (8-10, 1-5) – 7:30 pm
Mars fell to Baldwin at the PBC Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday snapping a 2-game winning streak. West Allegheny is coming off of a 63-45 loss at Chartiers Valley on Friday. Mars is tied with Moon for second place and sits a game back of North Hills for first place. West Allegheny sits 2 games out of a playoff spot. Mars won the January 6th matchup 82-56.
Moon (9-6, 4-2) at North Hills (14-4, 5-1) – 7:30 pm – TribLive HSSN
Moon fell to Central Catholic 50-46 at the PBC Hall of Fame Classic at Montour. The loss ended a 3-game win streak. North Hills is coming off of an 84-82 victory over Bell Vernon at the same tournament. Moon currently sits tied for second place with Mars and a game back of North Hills for the top spot. North Hills won the first game on the road 66-60. The game will be broadcast on the TribLive High School Sports Network. You can find the broadcast link on our Broadcast Schedule page under Multimedia.
6A SECTION 2
Bethel Park (6-10, 3-5) at Canon-McMillan (4-12, 0-8) – 6:00 pm
Bethel Park topped Peters Township yesterday 61-60 to snap a 4-game skid. Canon-McMillan has lost 6 straight games. Bethel Park currently sits in fifth place a game back of Baldwin for the final playoff spot. Bethel Park won the first meeting 73-51 on January 5.
5A SECTION 1
Franklin Regional (6-11, 4-5) at Kiski Area (6-11, 3-5) – 5:30 pm – TribLive HSSN
Franklin Regional beat Greensburg Salem 54-29 on Sunday at the Shootout at Seton Hill ending a losing streak of 4 games. Kiski Area is coming off of a 40-35 road win at Gateway. Franklin Regional currently sits tied with Penn Hills for fourth place and the final playoff spot. Kiski Area sits a half game back of both of those teams for the final spot. Franklin Regional won the January 5th matchup at home 40-37. The game will be broadcast on the TribLive High School Sports Network. You can find the broadcast link on our Broadcast Schedule page under Multimedia.
Woodland Hills (9-9, 6-2) at Penn Hills (7-9, 4-5) – 6:00 pm
Woodland Hills comes into tonight winners of 4 straight games. Penn Hills has a mini 2-game winning streak going. Woodland Hills is in second place 2.5 games behind Indiana for first place. Penn Hills is tied for with Franklin Regional for the final playoff spot.
5A SECTION 3
Albert Gallatin (9-9, 3-6) at McKeesport (15-3, 7-1) – 7:00 pm – McKeesport Tigers Sports Network
Albert Gallatin fell to Oakland Catholic on Thursday, snapping a 5-game winning streak. McKeesport has won 3 straight games. Albert Gallatin is currently a game behind Latrobe for the final playoff spot. McKeesport is in second place, 2 games behind Oakland Catholic for the section lead. McKeesport won the first game on January 5, 49-35. The game will be broadcast on the McKeesport Tigers Sports Network. You can find the broadcast link on our Broadcast Schedule page under Multimedia.
Montour (6-11) at Penn-Trafford (12-4) – 6:00 pm
Penn-Trafford has won 3 of their last 4 and sit in third place in Section 3-5A. Montour snapped a 2-game losing streak beating West Allegheny 53-42 yesterday and sits in fourth place in Section 4-5A.
Ringgold (4-13) at Connellsville (3-16) – 7:30 pm
Connellsville has lost 6 straight games entering tonight. They sit at the bottom of Section 4-5A. Ringgold currently sits in fifth place of Section 3-4A.