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Today in NEPA Sports Nation, 1/11

Early Lackawanna League girls basketball division leads will be at stake in a pair of games Tuesday night that match ranked teams against each other.

Elk Lake puts its Division 4 lead on the line at defending champion Montrose.

The Lady Warriors, who are the No. 6 Small School girls team in the My City Mortgage Super Six Basketball Power Rankings of District 2 teams, are 2-0 in the division and 6-2 overall. No. 4 Montrose is 1-0 and 2-4.

In Dunmore, the Holy Cross and Dunmore teams go head-to-head in each other’s gyms.

Dunmore, the No. 1 Big School team, is at No. 3 Small School Holy Cross in the girls game. Dunmore is 1-0 and 6-0. Holy Cross is in first at 2-0 and 4-4.

The boys game is at Dunmore where the host Bucks, ranked third among Small Schools, will try to avenge a Lynett Tournament loss to fourth-ranked Holy Cross. Dunmore (2-0, 6-4) has a chance to pull a half-game in front of idle Mid Valley. Holy Cross is 0-1 and 4-4.

The boys schedule also includes Pittston Area (1-1, 6-2) at Wilkes-Barre Area (2-0, 5-4) in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 boys game.

The girls schedule includes Valley View, Scranton and Carbondale all playing their league openers following multiple postponements last week.

The full basketball schedule can be found at:

There are five boys and girls swimming meets scheduled highlighted by the Lake-Lehman (1-0) at Wyoming Seminary (4-0) WVC boys meet.

Also on the WVC schedule are: Hazleton Area at Pittston Area, Wyoming Area at Dallas and Wyoming Valley West at Holy Redeemer.

Elk Lake is at Scranton in the Lackawanna League.

The wrestling schedule has North Pocono at Honesdale in Lackawanna Division 1 and Stroudsburg at Delaware Valley in non-league action.

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