WPIAL Approves All Class/Section Alignments


Oh boy! It's Christmas in January for Wolverine football fans and others!

The 2018-2019 WPIAL Football Class and Section Alignments have been approved approximately at 4:00PM today, including yours truly the EC Wolverines in Class 2A Section 2. WPIAL is also still in the process of approving other Fall sports in the meantime.

NOTE: Names of sections and playoff systems will be confirmed later throughout the month.

Here is what the classifications and sections will look like for the next two years:

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So as a result, Ellwood City will be in Section 2 of 2A classification, and...now the Riv-Ell Cup will have a little more meaning this time around!

Below is the approved Section 2 Class 2A Alignment with their 2017 Football Record:

  • Ellwood City   2-7 (1-6)   [3A]
  • Freedom   5-6 (3-4)   [2A]
  • Mohawk   5-4 (4-3)   [2A]
  • Neshannock   6-5 (5-2)   [2A]
  • New Brighton   2-8 (0-7)   [2A]
  • Riverside   9-3 (6-1)   [2A]
  • Shenango   3-6 (3-5)   [A]
  • Western Beaver   6-5 (5-3)   [A]

Below is a date list of when Ellwood City last played each team:

  • Freedom - 2015
  • Mohawk - 2015
  • Neshannock - 2005
  • New Brighton - 2015
  • Riverside - 2015
  • Shenango - Prior to 1997
  • Western Beaver - Prior to 1997

More updates will be made when more information from WPIAL / PIAA is approved.