Three local teams – Trinity baseball, Trinity softball and Carmichaels baseball – advanced to the PIAA playoffs, which begin Monday.
In Class AAA baseball, Trinity (19-4) – the WPIAL's third-place team – plays District 10 champion Grove City, Monday, 6 p.m. at Slippery Rock University. Trinity has won state playoff game at SRU in each of the past two years.
In Class A baseball, WPIAL runner-up Carmichaels (18-3) plays District 6 champion Bishop McCort, Monday, 4 p.m. at White Township Park (Indiana). In 2004, Bishop McCort beat Carmichaels in the first round of states at Cal U.
In Class AAA softball, WPIAL runner-up Trinity (12-8) plays City League representative Perry Traditional Academy (7-5), Monday, 3 p.m. at Moore Park's McGibboney Field No. 2 in the Brookline neighborhood of Pittsburgh.