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Boys basketball season openers

Nearly two-thirds of the District 2 boys basketball teams will open their schedules on Dec. 2, the first legal date for games in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association.

The rest will spread out their openers from Dec. 3 through Dec. 8.

A look at the scheduled opener for each District 2 team:

Dec. 2 games

5:30 p.m.Mid Valley vs. Bethlehem FreedomOpener of Wilkes-Barre Area Tip-Off Tournament
6:00 p.m.Sayre at SusquehannaSusquehanna-Bradford County Challenge
6:45 p.m.Carbondale at Elk LakeRed Wallace Memorial Scholarship Game
6:45 p.m.Tunkhannock at Scranton Prep 
6:45 p.m.Wyoming Seminary at Lackawanna Trail 
6:45 p.m.Lake-Lehman at Montrose 
7:00 p.m.Holy Redeemer at Wilkes-Barre AreaWilkes-Barre Area Tip-Off Tournament
7:00 p.m.Hazleton Area at Allentown Dieruff 
7:15 p.m.Riverside at Wyoming Valley West 
7:15 p.m.Scranton at Crestwood 
7:15 p.m.North Pocono at Nanticoke 
7:30 p.m.North Penn-Mansfield at BerwickJoe Nespoli Memorial Tournament
7:30 p.m.Blue Ridge vs. WyalusingSusquehanna-Bradford County Challenge at Susquehanna
7:30 p.m.MMI Prep at Mountain ViewSecond game of girls-boys doubleheader
8:30 p.m.Monticello (N.Y.) at WallenpaupackHawley Tip-Off Tournament

Later openers

NOTE: Team(s) making season debut are in bold.

Dec. 32:15 p.m.Forest City at Valley View 
Dec. 36:45 p.m.Nanticoke at Delaware Valley 
Dec. 37:00 p.m.East Stroudsburg North at Dallas 
Dec. 37:15 p.m.Hanover Area at Crestwood 
Dec. 37:15 p.m.Wyoming Area at Pittston AreaEugene DeMinico II Memorial Game
Dec. 37:15 p.m.Dunmore at West ScrantonPlayed at Scranton High School
Dec. 56:30 p.m.Honesdale vs. West ScrantonFinan Memorial Tournament at Carbondale
Dec. 57:15 p.m.Lackawanna Trail at Old Forge 
Dec. 67:15 p.m.Abington Heights at Wyoming Seminary 
Dec. 67:15 p.m.Western Wayne at Tunkhannock 
Dec. 76:45 p.m.Wallenpaupack at Lakeland 
Dec. 86:45 p.m.Holy Cross at Valley View 


Girls openers: Girls basketball season openers – NEPA Sports Nation.

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