Hey, in between the raindrops, the WPIAL and City finally crowned their 2009 baseball champions. The winners:
-- WPIAL - AAAA: North Allegheny beat Pine-Richland 6-3.
-- WPIAL - AAA: Moon defeated section rival Chartiers Valley 3-2.
-- WPIAL - AA: Shady Side Academy edged North Catholic 3-2.
-- WPIAL - A: Serra Catholic beat Carmichaels 7-1.
-- City League: Allderdice took care of Brashear 6-0.
And the girls decided their softball queens, too:
-- WPIAL - AAAA: Hempfield held off Shaler 3-2.
-- WPIAL - AAA: Franklin Regional nosed Trinity 2-0.
-- WPIAL - AA: Riverside rolled over Sto-Rox 8-0.
-- WPIAL - A: Vincentian Academy whipped Avonworth 3-1.
-- City League: Brashear beat Perry in a slugfest 6-4.
Congrats to all, and good luck in the PIAA tourney.