Ultimate Fish Fry Bracket

Ultimate Pittsburgh Fish Fry Final Four: Vote a Carnegie contender and a church into the finals

Vote by 10 a.m. Monday, March 12.

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MJ Slaby

Update, March 22: Introducing the 2018 Ultimate Pittsburgh Fish Fry champions

Update, March 13: Ultimate Pittsburgh Fish Fry: Vote for the 2018 champion now

Update 10 a.m., March 12: Voting for this round has closed.

It’s a stronghold for a reason.

Carnegie and neighboring Scott Township fish fry dominance strikes again, as the three locations that advanced to the Elite Eight of the Ultimate Pittsburgh Fish Fry all advanced to the Final Four.

Roughly 8,700 ballots were cast in the mostly close Elite Eight match ups, where losers put up strong fights.

Fire Halls and Social Clubs kept its reign as the most-voted in category of the bracket. There, Ancient Order of Hibernians Division #32 (Carnegie) trounced Swissvale VFD with 58 percent of the vote.

The tightest race of the round was in Eateries, where Riley’s Pour House (Carnegie) topped Keith Heinritz Katering (Trafford) with 51 percent of votes.

Our Lady of Grace (Scott) had the biggest winning percentage with 67 percent of the votes to defeat Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Bellevue) in the Churches West quadrant. And in Churches East, St. Mary of the Mount (Mount Washington) advanced over St. Maurice (Forest Hills) with 57 percent of the vote.

Click here to download (and print) a PDF version of the bracket.

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Voting for the final round

It’s time to decide who goes to the championship.

Carnegie fish fans will be forced to choose — AOH, the Irish-American social club or Riley’s, the Irish restaurant? On the other side of the bracket, it’s a church vs. church face off between Our Lady of Grace and St. Mary of the Mount.

Use the Google Form below, or vote here by 10 a.m. Monday, March 12.

The championship round will be announced Tuesday, March 13.

Want some more? Explore other Ultimate Fish Fry Bracket stories.

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