By Tom Robinson, NEPASportsNation.com
The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association has announced the sites and times for Saturday’s state quarterfinal boys lacrosse game and boys volleyball match as well as Monday’s first-round baseball and softball games.
District 2 has one team each left in volleyball and lacrosse, plus six baseball and six softball teams entering into state play.
Wyoming Seminary, the District 2 champion, faces District 3 runner-up Lampeter-Strasburg Saturday at Emmaus at 11 a.m. in the Class 2A boys lacrosse quarterfinals.
After finishing third in the District 1-2-11 Subregional, Blue Ridge advanced with a first-round win. The Raiders face District 3 champion Lower Dauphin Saturday at noon at Wilkes University in Class 2A boys volleyball.
Monday’s baseball schedule includes:
Hazleton Area putting its 20-game winning streak on the line against District 1 third-place Coatesville at the Mountain Top American Legion Field at 4:30 after winning the District 2-4 Subregional title in Class 6A.
District 2 champion Wyoming Area (20-4) playing District 4 champion Montoursville (16-5) at Wilkes University at 4:30 in Class 4A.
District 2 champ Lake-Lehman (18-5) playing District 11 champion Panther Valley (18-6) at Misericordia University at 4:30 in Class 3A while District 2 runner-up Scranton Prep (10-10) plays District 4 champion Central Columbia (17-1) on its home field at 6.
Holy Cross (10-8) returning to the site of District 2 championship game upset of Riverside to face District 4 champion South Williamsport (16-5) at the University of Scranton at 4:30 in Class 2A.
District 2 champion MMI Prep (6-14) gets to play at home in Class A against District 1 champion Jenkintown at 4:30 p.m.
In Monday’s softball schedule:
Pittston Area, District 2’s only unbeaten spring team in any sport, gets to play at home in Class 5A. The District 2-4 Subregional champions (21-0) play District 3 third-place finisher South Western (18-4) from York on the Primary Center Field.
District 2 champion Tunkhannock (17-6) hits the road to play District 4 champion Shamokin (14-7) at Central Columbia at 7.
Mid Valley (19-2) is also at home. The District 2 champion Spartanettes (19-2) play District 3 runner-up Susquenita (19-4) in Class 3A at 4.
District 2 champion Elk Lake (19-2) heads to Elm Park in Williamsport to face District 4 champion South Williamsport (15-5) at 4:30 in Class 2A.
Old Forge plays first. The District 2 champion (11-8) Blue Devils play at the University of Scranton at 1 p.m. vs. District 4 runner-up Cowanesque Valley (18-5).