Fox Chapel Seeks Section Sweep in WPIAL Sports on March 27, 2024 After Rainout

Doubleheader Day for WPIAL Baseball and Softball Teams: Walk-Off Victories and Rematches in the Works

On Wednesday, WPIAL baseball and softball teams were back in action after being rained out the previous day. Fox Chapel emerged victorious in an extra-inning Section 1-5A baseball game on Monday against Penn-Trafford. The winning run was secured by Mitchell Epstein’s walk-off sac fly in the eighth inning. The two teams were set to meet again at Penn-Trafford on Wednesday afternoon.

In another Section 1-5A matchup, Franklin Regional aimed to secure back-to-back wins by visiting Penn Hills on Wednesday. The Panthers had a dominant victory over the Indians on Monday with a score of 15-1. Meanwhile, in Section 2-2A, Laurel had a late-inning victory over South Side on Wednesday, with Luca Santini hitting a walk-off single to secure the win for the Spartans.

The second game of the Laurel vs. South Side series was scheduled for Wednesday, with Laurel visiting South Side. North Hills and Penn Hills were set to face off in a Section 1-5A softball game on Wednesday, with a rematch scheduled in two weeks at North Hills. Both teams had strong starts to their seasons, with North Hills holding a record of 3-1 and Penn Hills winning their first two nonsection games convincingly.


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