NEPA Sports Nation

Today in NEPA Sports Nation, 10/27

Tuesday’s schedule includes indoor activity on the state and district level assuring that there will be competition conducted even with the all-day rain.

The outdoor events, at least two of which have already been moved to a new date, are in obvious jeopardy.

The indoor schedule includes the first round of the state girls tennis team tournament and the semifinal round in three classes of District 2 girls volleyball.

District 2’s champions open the state tournament with a doubleheader at the Birchwood Tennis and Fitness Club in Clarks Summit.

Abington Heights faces District 1 third-place finisher Pennsbury at noon in Class 3A.

Wyoming Seminary plays District 11 champion Moravian Academy in Class 2A at 2 p.m.

Both District 2 champions are unbeaten.

Today’s winners advance to Hershey where the remainder of the tournament is played with quarterfinals Friday, then the last two rounds Saturday.

District 2 girls volleyball semifinals are scheduled in Class 4A, 2A and A, all with single games at the higher-seeded team’s gym, beginning at 6 p.m.

Wilkes-Barre Area is at unbeaten, top-seed Delaware Valley and Wyoming Valley West is at Hazleton Area in Class 4A.

Lake-Lehman is at top-seeded Western Wayne and Holy Redeemer is at Dunmore in Class 2A.

Susquehanna is at top-seeded Blue Ridge and Lackawanna Trail is at Mountain View in Class A.

The are two District 2 Class 3A semifinals, three District 2-4 Class 2A Subregional quarterfinals involving District 2 teams and one District 2 Class A quarterfinal still listed on the schedule in field hockey as of 8 a.m.

Those playoffs, as well as a light schedule in boys and girls soccer, are all threatened by the weather.

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