MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – The PIAA Sunday released its championship brackets for boys’ and girls’ soccer and girls’ volleyball, and all tickets for games must be purchased in advance online.
In volleyball, four District 9 and six District 10 teams have qualified for the PIAA postseason. All first-round contests are on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
McDowell is the lone D9 or D10 team in the 4A bracket and the Trojans will travel to WPIAL champion Pine-Richland for a 6 p.m. clash.
In Class 3A, Conneaut out of District 10 and DuBois out of District 9 are in the field.
Conneaut will host WPIAL runner-up South Fayette at 6:30 p.m., while DuBois will host WPIAL third-place finisher Thomas Jefferson at 6 p.m.
North East and Corry qualified in Class 2A out of District 10, while Kane qualified out of District 9.
Kane will host WPIAL third-place finisher Quaker Valley at 6 p.m., while North East will face WPIAL runner-up Shenango at 6 p.m. at the Hagerty Event Center in Erie. Corry will travel to Freeport to take on the WPIAL champion Yellow Jackets at 6 p.m.
Oswayo Valley and Elk County Catholic are in the field from District 9 in Class 1A, while Maplewood qualified out of District 10.
This is the lone bracket with a D9 runner-up.
D10 matchup, as D9 runner-up ECC travels to D10 champion Maplewood for a 6 p.m. game. Oswayo Valley will host Serra Catholic, the WPIAL runner-up, at 5 p.m.
District 9 champion Bradford is in the field after a dramatic subregional overtime win over Hollidaysburg, as is District 10 champ Cathedral Prep after a dominant D10 final win over Meadville.
Bradford will host WPIAL runner-up Ambridge at Parkway Field at 5 p.m., while Prep will host Plum, the No. 3 team from the WPIAL, at the Hagerty Events Center at 6 p.m.
District 10 has a pair of teams in the field, champion Mercyhurst Prep and runner-up Harbor Creek.
Mercyhurst Prep will host Quaker Valley, the third-place team from the WPIAL, at Mercyhurst University at 6 p.m., while Harbor Creek will travel to WPIAL champion Deer Lakes for a 6 p.m. contest.
District 10 champion Seneca and District 9 champion Karns City are in the field.
Karns City will host WPIAL runner-up Charleroi at 6 p.m., while District Seneca will host WPIAL third-place finisher Eden Christian, also at 6 p.m.
McDowell advanced to the state tournament after a PIAA subregional win over Mifflin County.
The Trojans will host Peters Township, the WPIAL runner-up, at 6 p.m.
District 9 champion Bradford is in the field after a 4-3 subregional win over Hollidaysburg, as is Warren, which went unopposed as the D10 champion, Both host first-round matchups.
Bradford will welcome WPIAL runner-up Mars to Parkway Field at 7 p.m., while Warren will play host to Plum, the WPIAL third-place finisher, at 6 p.m.
District 10 champion Fort LeBoeuf and runner-up General McLane are both in the field, as is D9 champion Clearfield.
LeBoeuf will host WPIAL third-place finisher North Catholic at 6 p.m., while Clearfield will be at home against Central at 6 p.m. McLane, meanwhile, will travel to WPIAL champion Avonworth at 6 p.m.
District 9 champion Karns City and D10 champ Mercyhurst Prep are both in the field.
Karns City will play District 6 champion Penns Valley at Philipsburg-Osceola High School at 6 p.m., while Mercyhurst Prep will play WPIAL runner-up Springdale at Mercyhurst University at 5;30 p.m.