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Pennsylvania high school football playoffs 2023: Class 3A brackets, matchups, predictions for final four

Get all the information for the 2023 Pennsylvania Class 3A high school football playoffs on SBLive

The PIAA football playoffs are down to the last 24 teams standing, as four teams will take their shot this weekend in the state semifinals of each of the six classes for a chance to play in the state championship game.

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The Class 5A state semifinals will be played on Friday, Dec. 1 at a neutral site with the winners advancing to next week's state championship games.

The PIAA state championships will be once again held at Cumberland Valley High School from Dec. 7-9.

Thursday, Dec. 7th

Class 1A – 1:00 p.m
Class 4A – 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 8th
Class 2A – 1:00 p.m.
Class 5A – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 9th
Class 3A – 1:00 p.m.
Class 6A – 7:00 p.m.

You can follow all of the PIAA football playoffs action on SBLive Pennsylvania.

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Here, we will take a look at the teams remaining in Class 3A, along with the matchups, and predictions for the state semifinals and a predicted state champion.

Stay with SBLive Pennsylvania for all of the matchups, game times and scores throughout the 2023 PIAA football playoffs.

Class 3A playoff bracket 

State semifinal matchups:

Wyomissing vs. Northwestern Lehigh at Kutztown University, 7:00 pm

Belle Vernon vs. Hickory at North Allegheny High School, 7:00 pm

Results from state quarterfinals:

Wyomissing: Def. Danville 48-27

Northwestern Lehigh: Def. Scranton Prep 27-6

Belle Vernon: Def. Avonworth 26-0

Hickory: Def. Central 41-35, 2OT

Predicted state championship game: Wyomissing vs. Belle Vernon

Predicted state champion:  Belle Vernon

(Feature photo: Belle Vernon players celebrate winning the 2022 PIAA Class 3A state championship game. Photo credit: Paul Burdick, SBLive Sports)

-- Ryan Isley | | @sblivepa