Boys Hoops: PIAA State Tourney Schedule

2015 PIAA Class A Boys’ Basketball Tournament
State Second Round
Millersburg vs. Delaware County Christian, Mar. 10 at 7 pm (at Hamburg)
Math, Civics & Sciences vs. Meadowbrook Christian, Mar. 10 at 6 pm (at East Pennsboro)
St. John Neumann vs. Halifax, Mar. 10 at 7 pm (at Shamokin)
Constitution vs. Shanksville-Stonycreek, Mar. 10 at 7:30 pm (at East Pennsboro)
Monessen vs. Portage, Mar. 10 at 7 pm (at Hempfield)
Cameron County vs. Kennedy Catholic, Mar. 10 at 7:30 (at Clarion)
Elk County Catholic vs. Farrell, Mar. 10 at 6 pm (at Clarion)
Vincentian vs. Clarion-Limestone, Mar. 10 at 6 pm (at Sharon)

Getting to Know District 10’s Opponents
Elk County Catholic (26-2) vs. Farrell (21-4), March 10 at Clarion
…Since 1987, the Crusaders have won the District 9 title 17 times; however, they haven’t done so since 2011. Elk won 18 straight games before falling in the District Semifinal to Clarion-Limestone (49-40). The Crusaders advanced to the tournament by defeating Venango Catholic in the consolation round (56-48). Nate DaCanal leads Elk with a 12.6 scoring average followed by Mitchell Struble (10.4). On Friday, Elk defeated Bishop Carroll (56-50) in overtime.

Cameron County (24-3) vs. Kennedy Catholic (22-4), March 10 at Clarion
…Cameron County lost two games during the regular season by a combined 7 points (to Ridgway and Coudersport). However, in the District 9 Championship game, Clarion-Limestone knocked off the Raiders by a score of 72-53. Nate Sestina has been Cameron’s go-to guy as he has averaged 21.4 points. The Raiders also made received contributions from Keith Spehalski (12.3) and Trae Smith (11.8). Cameron County got by Saltsburg, 55-29, in the opening round of the state tournament.

2015 PIAA Class AA Boys’ Basketball Tournament
State Second Round
Conwell-Egan vs. Mahanoy, Mar. 11 at 6 pm (at Reading)
Columbia vs. Mid Valley, Mar. 11 at 7:30 pm (at Pottsville)
Loyalsock vs. Minersville, Mar. 11 at 7:30 pm (Danville)
Mastery Charter vs. Trinity, Mar. 11 at 6 pm (at Garden Spot)
Aliquippa vs. Fairview, Mar. 11 at 7:30 pm (at Sharon)
West Branch vs. Redbank Valley, Mar. 11 at 7:30 pm (at DuBois)
West Middlesex vs. Seton-La Salle, Mar. 11 at 6:30 pm (at North Allegheny)
Greensburg Central Catholic vs. Neshannock, Mar. 11 at 7:30 pm (at Canon-McMillan)

Getting to Know District 10’s Opponents
West Middlesex (23-3) vs. Seton-LaSalle (24-3), March 11 at North Allegheny
…The Rebels lost in the WPIAL Class AA Championship to Aliquippa 68-57 at the Petersen Events Center on February 28. The following week (this past Saturday), Seton-LaSalle defeated Cranberry 70-32. On December 29, the Rebels knocked off Hickory (their only District 10 opponent) by a count of 76-52 in the New Castle Holiday Tournament.

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