NEPA Sports Nation

Today in NEPA Sports Nation, 1/27

Two of the top three teams in both Lackawanna League Divisions 3 and 4 meet in a boys basketball schedule that will keep 38 of the 39 District 2 teams busy Thursday night.

Mid Valley is at Holy Cross in a Lackawanna Division 3 game.

The Spartans bring with them a 10-game winning streak and the division lead. They are 6-0 in the division and 13-2 overall.

The host Crusaders have won five straight. They are 4-2, tied for second with Dunmore, and 9-5.

Defending champion Elk Lake (4-1, 9-5) is at Forest City (4-1, 5-6) in a game between the two teams tied for second in Lackawanna Division 4.

Lackawanna Division 2 leader Wallenpaupack (6-0, 12-2) is at Abington Heights (3-2, 8-5) in a Division 1-2 crossover.

The only girls game on the schedule features two of the three teams that are winless in Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 when Hanover Area plays at Wyoming Seminary, which is also winless overall.

The full District 2 basketball schedule can be found at:

There are also four wrestling matches and three boys and girls swimming meets on the schedule.

Honesdale hosts North Pocono in Lackawanna Division 1 and Hanover Area for a non-league match in wrestling. The other non-league matches have Pittston Area at Dallas and Wyoming Area at Benton.

The swimming schedule has Scranton Prep at Elk Lake in the Lackawanna League as well as Wilkes-Barre Area at Wyoming Area and Pittston Area at Dallas in the WVC.

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