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Girls Basketball Wins WPIAL Championship, Looks Ahead to States

Girls Basketball has done it again!

On Friday, March 2, Girls Basketball became the Class A WPIAL Champions for the second consecutive year, after an historic 2017 season in which the Bears earned WT's first ever WPIAL title, Section Championship, and #1 State ranking for Girls Basketball.

The Bears took an early lead and dominated throughout the game to earn the 76-57 victory over the West Greene Pioneers. Gia Thorpe, Class of 2018, led the Bears to victory with a triple-double of 36 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 steals. Other notable contributions came from Nya Nicholson, Class of 2021, who earned 18 points and seven rebounds, and Ayanna Townsend, Class of 2018, who scored nine points and made nine rebounds.

The Bears will take on Elk County Catholic in the first round of the PIAA State Championships at Canon-McMillan High School on Saturday, March 10, at 3:00 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased in the WT Athletics Department Office until Friday, March 9, at 2:00 p.m. Student tickets are $3 and $6 for adults. Student tickets will not be sold at the gate. Join the WT Community in supporting the Bears!