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Fox Chapel and North Hills Highlight WPIAL Baseball and Softball Action in Extra-Inning Victories

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

Fox Chapel and North Hills Highlight WPIAL Baseball and Softball Action in Extra-Inning Victories

The WPIAL baseball and softball leagues were back in action on Wednesday after being rained out on Tuesday. Fox Chapel emerged victorious in an extra-inning Section 1-5A baseball game on Monday and was scheduled to play Penn-Trafford on Wednesday afternoon. Mitchell Epstein’s walk-off sac fly in the eighth inning secured the win for the Foxes against the Warriors.

In another Section 1-5A matchup, Franklin Regional aimed to secure back-to-back wins by visiting Penn Hills. 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, 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 also scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, with Laurel visiting South Side. North Hills and Penn Hills were set to face off in a Section 1-5A softball game on Wednesday afternoon, 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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