CLASS 6A GIRLS
Wilkes-Barre Area (13-5) at Cumberland Valley (20-1) 7 p.m.
n At stake: A journey to the state semifinals the place the winner will play North Allegheny or McDowell on March 22.
n How They Got Here:
Wilkes-Barre Area: Won the District 2 championship. Defeated Williamsport; defeated Hazleton Area.
Cumberland Valley: Won District 3 championship. Defeated Cedar Cliff, 69-38; defeated Governor Mifflin,
54-49; defeated Central York, 64-41.
n Players To Watch:
Wilkes-Barre Area: Gloria Adjayi, (13.8); Vanessa Luna, (8.7); Shelby Ardo Boyko, (8.2); Hannah Cook, (4.3); Danayjha Moore, (3.4); Reagen Holden, (3.1); Erin Leonard, (2.1).
Cumberland Valley: Julie Jekot (16.3); Abbie Miller, (12.4); Jill Jekot, (12.4);Dejah Hill, (7.0).
n Breakdown: Cumberland Valley’s solely loss this season was to Spring-Forge, 58-54, on Feb. 25. …The Eagles have wins over Scranton Prep, 47-36 on Feb. 27; and Hazleton Area 54-21 on Jan. 30. …Wilkes-Barre Area defeated Hazleton Area thrice this season. …Jekot, a guard, is heading to LaSalle, whereas Miller, a ahead goes to Shippensburg University. …The Eagles are on a five-game profitable streak. They have scored 1,280 factors this season and allowed 773. …They common 61.0 factors per sport, and have shot 48% from the ground. They are good on the boards with 24.3 per sport, in addition to sharing the ball averaging 9.3 assists per sport. Thirteen of their wins this season have come at residence. …As a staff the Eagles have made 82 3-pointers on the season. …Wilkes-Barre Area is averaging 46.8 factors per sport. …The Wolfpack will not be a lot of a 3-point taking pictures staff having made 25 on the season. Holden leads the staff with 9, whereas Moore has 5 and Leonard 4. …The staff has made 323 2-point baskets on the season and has tried 237 free throws, so they’re doing a superb job of getting the ball to the basket. Adjayi leads the staff with 77 makes an attempt. …The is Wilkes-Barre Area’s first journey to the state match in its second yr as a program. …Luna scored in double figures in three of the final 4 video games. She had a season-high 21 factors within the district championship sport. Adjayi scored a season-high 29 factors in a win over Hazleton Area on
CLASS 5A BOYS
Crestwood (17-1) at Chester (12-1), 7 p.m.
n At stake: A journey the state semifinal spherical the place the winner will play both Archbishop Ryan or Bangor on March 22.
n How They Got Here:
Crestwood: Won District 2 title. Defeated West Scranton, 68-45; defeated Valley View, 71-48; obtained forfeit win over Abington Heights.
Chester: Defeated Marple Newtown, 56-40; defeated Phoenixville, 73-40; defeated West Chester Rustin, 62-46.
n Players To Watch:
Crestwood: Ryan Petrosky, (13.4); Jay Zaleski, (11.5); Paul Feisel, (10.8); Mike Zaleski, (7.5); Nick Ruggeri, (6.1); Marcus Vieney, (5.8).
Chester: Jameel Burton, Karell Watkins, Shaquan Horsey, Fareed Burton, Isaiah Freeman.
n Breakdown: Crestwood will get the prospect to tackle probably the most storied applications within the state in Chester. The Clippers have received a complete of eight state championships with the final coming in 2012. …This is Chester’s first District 1 title since 2014. …Since 1981, Chester has solely missed the state match twice as soon as in 1992 and the opposite in 2015. The fascinating a part of this Chester basketball staff is that the soccer staff can also be enjoying now and there are a couple of gamers that take part in each sports activities. …In Chester’s win over West Chester Rustin, WC Rustin had two of its starters go away the sport early within the first quarter with ankle accidents. It wasn’t till the second half when Chester was capable of draw back. …The Clippers led WC Rustin, 31-30, at the half. …the Clippers are on an eight-game profitable streak. …The Clippers prefer to play quick and take opponents out of their offensive rhythm. Chester is fast to shoot the ball and Crestwood goes to want to reduce its turnovers and might need an opportunity to do this with expertise at the guard spot. …Crestwood is averaging 57.2 factors per sport and shoots 62.2% from the foul line. …The Comets have allowed greater than 50 factors in a sport twice this season and are 1-1 in these video games. In every of these video games the opponent scored 58 factors.