USO, Westinghouse Advance in PIAA Playoffs, Brashear’s Season Ends
Westinghouse and USO both moved on in PIAA playoff games on Friday, while Brashear’s season ended in a playoff loss.
Malik Harris scored twice as the Bulldogs defeated Chestnut Ridge, 42-28 at Cupples Stadium on the South Side. Westinghouse will move on to face Windber in the second round of the PIAA Class-2A playoffs. That game will be played Friday at Somerset High School.
USO, meanwhile, went on the road to defeat DuBois, 14-13. The team of players from University Prep, Sci-Tech and Obama Academy from the Pittsburgh City League will move on to face the winner of Juniata and Bellefonte in the PIAA Class-3A playoffs. That game will be played Saturday at Altoona’s Mansion Park.
Brashear saw its season end with a 50-24 loss to Cathedral Prep in Erie. The Bulls trailed 44-0 at the half before mounting a valiant comeback.
City champs Allderdice, the fourth City League school in the state playoffs, have a double bye in the state tournament. The Dragons will face the winner of the District 10 title game between McDowell and Butler, which will be played next Friday.