The Peters Township girls tennis team can win its first WPIAL team title since claiming the 1996 Class AA crown today when it faces Upper St. Clair in the Class AAA final at 12:45 p.m. at Club For Life in Monroeville.
Peters Township (18-1), coached by Brandt Bowman, defeated Shady Side Academy, 3-2, in Thursday's semifinal. Caroline Nixon and Laura Stroyne won singles matches. USC defeated Pine-Richland, 4-1, in its semifinal.
Led by Alison Riske, Peters Township won the 2006 PIAA Class AAA team championship with a 3-2 win over Shady Side Academy.