2017-2018 Season Playoff Overview

The playoffs consist of four classes with up to five rounds of play in each class. The number of teams determines the number of rounds in each class.

Class A Playoff Teams by Section

Section Total
Varsity
Teams
Varsity
Playoff
Teams
Total
JV
Teams
JV
Playoff
Teams
North 1A 8 6 8 6
South 1A 9 6 8 6
Totals 17 12 16 12
 

Class B Playoff Teams by Section

Section Total
Varsity
Teams
Varsity
Playoff
Teams
Total
JV
Teams
JV
Playoff
Teams
East 1B 6 3 7 4
North 1B 7 4 7 4
South 1B 6 3 8 4
Totals 19 10 22 12

Please report to your League Director (Chris Vallecorsa, Girls Varsity League Director, 412-782-2861, cvallecors@comcast.net, or Pat Greb, Girls JV League Director, 412-531-2579, patgreb@comcast.net) as soon as you know if your team is one of the those that is eligible for the playoffs.

Sectional Tie-Breaker Playoff Games

  • Played at a neutral floor arranged by the League Director
  • Each team pays for 1 official ($35.00) before the game starts
  • Host school keeps door and refreshment receipts
  • Neutral floor admission - Adults: $4.00, Students: $1.00
  • Winner of any sectional tie-breaker game should call the League Director immediately with the results

Regular Playoff Games

  • For the 1st and 2nd round home games, the home coach must notify the League Director of the date and time of the game - the League Director will notify Jan Petrosky and arrange for official assignments - the home team pays for the officials ($35.00 per official) before the game starts
  • Coaches of the 1st and 2nd round winners should call the League Director (Chris Vallecorsa, Girls Varsity League Director, 412-782-2861, Pat Greb, Girls JV League Director, 412-531-2579) immediately after the game to report the score

Playoff Classes

Note - on the playoff brackets (H) indicates the Home Team

 

Class A - JV

  • Round 1 - February 15 - February 19
  • Round 2 - February 20 - February 24

Class B - JV

  • Round 1 - February 15- February 19
  • Round 2 - February 20- February 24

Class A - Varsity

  • Round 1 - February 15 - February 21
  • Round 2 - February 22 - February 27

Class B - Varsity

  • Round 1 - February 15 - February 21
  • Round 2 - February 22- February 27

 

Semi-Finals and Finals

  • All Semi-Final and Final games are at Oakland Catholic High School
  • JV - Semi-Finals are Sunday, February 25; Finals are Tuesday, February 27
  • Varsity - Class A Semi-Finals are Thursday, March 1; Class B Semi-Finals are Wednesday, February 28; Finals are Sunday, March 4

League Awards

  • Section 1st place team receives 1 Team Trophy and 12 Players Trophies
  • Playoff Champion for each bracket receives 1 Team Trophy and 12 Individual Players Trophies
  • Playoff Runner-Up for each bracket receives 1 Team Trophy and 12 Individual Players Trophies
  • Only 1 set of Player Trophies per team are awarded to the Playoff Champion and the Runner-Up team

Coach and Team Decorum

  • Playoff teams should be at the gym at least 20 minutes before the scheduled game tip-off time
  • Coaches must remain seated during the games
  • No verbal harassment of officials
  • Female chaperons must be with the team at all times
  • Coaches cannot step onto the playing floor (Exceptions: if a player is injured and an official calls the coach to the floor, or at a timeout)
  • Each team must assign an individual to prevent their fans from exhibiting any abusive behavior

Updated Sunday, January 28, 2018


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