The first round of the 2023 WPIAL football playoffs kicked off on Friday night, and there was plenty of shakeup across the board as underdogs worked to defy the odds and upend their portion of the bracket: among those were No. 9 Greater Latrobe, who upset No. 8 West Allegheny to pick up their third playoff win in program history, while No. 10 Beaver Falls upset No. 7 Keystone Oaks behind a run-heavy attack.
Pittsburgh Sports Now was in attendance to cover each of those upsets, which you can read more about here:
Here’s a look at the next round of games as the playoff bracket continues.
With only four teams qualifying in the 6A bracket, each team earned a first-round bye ahead of the semifinals next weekend. Both the 6A and 5A championship games will take place at Norwin High School on Saturday, November 18.
No. 1 Central Catholic vs No. 4 Mount Lebanon at Fox Chapel at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 10.
No. 2 North Allegheny hosts No. 3 Canon-McMillan at 7 p.m. Friday.
No. 1 Peters Township vs No. 5 Moon on Friday, site and time TBD.
No. 2 Penn Hills vs No. 3 Pine-Richland on Friday, site and time TBD.
The 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A championship games will all take place at Acrisure Stadium on Friday, November 24.
No. 9 Greater Latrobe at No. 1 Aliquippa at 7 p.m. Friday.
No. 4 Mars vs No. 5 Central Valley on Friday, site and time TBD.
No. 10 Trinity at No. 2 McKeesport at 7 p.m. Friday.
No. 6 Thomas Jefferson at No. 3 Montour at 7 p.m. Friday.
No. 8 Deer Lakes at No. 1 Belle Vernon at 7 p.m. Friday.
No. 12 South Park at No. 4 East Allegheny at 7 p.m. Friday.
No. 7 Beaver at No. 2 Avonworth at 7 p.m. Friday.
No. 6 West Mifflin at No. 3 Elizabeth Forward at 7 p.m. Friday.
No. 9 Western Beaver at No. 1 Steel Valley at 7 p.m. Friday.
No. 4 Imani Christian Academy vs No. 5 Mohawk on Friday, site and time TBD.
No. 10 Beaver Falls at No. 2 Neshannock at 7 p.m. Friday.
No. 3 Washington vs No. 6 McGuffey on Friday, site and time TBD.
No. 1 South Side vs No. 8 Greensburg Central Catholic on Friday, site and time TBD.
No. 4 Clairton vs No. 5 Union on Friday, site and time TBD.
No. 2 Fort Cherry vs No. 10 Rochester on Friday, site and time TBD.
No. 3 Bishop Canevin vs No. 6 California on Friday, site and time TBD.