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Today in NEPA Sports Nation, 5/17

District 2 will crown champions in track and field and boys tennis today while more regular-season titles are likely to be decided.

First up on the schedule is the District 2 Boys Tennis Doubles Tournament semifinals and finals, beginning at 1 p.m. at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre. Titles will be decided in Class 3A and 2A.

The District 2 Class 2A Track and Field Championships begin at 3 p.m. Champions will be determined in 18 events and the team standings on both the boys and girls sides.

Elk Lake, the only unbeaten overall softball team in District 2, has already clinched at least a tie for first in Lackawanna League Division 4. It gets two shots at clinching the outright total at home against winless Susquehanna.

The Lady Warriors are 9-0 in the division and 12-0 overall. The Lady Sabers are 0-10.

Lake-Lehman (9-2, 11-2) has already clinched at least a first-place tie in Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 baseball going into its league finale at home against Wyoming Seminary (5-6, 6-6). A win gives the Black Knights the title. A loss means a tie with Holy Redeemer.

Division 1 leader Abington Heights (9-1, 13-1) is at Division 2 co-leader North Pocono (7-3, 8-5) in a Lackawanna League softball crossover. Abington Heights has already clinched at least a tie and can take Division 1 outright with a win. North Pocono is playing its final league game and can clinch at least a tie for first with a victory.

Delaware Valley (3-6, 6-10) is at Honesdale (7-3, 11-3) in Lackawanna Division 2 softball. Honesdale can take the title with a win and North Pocono loss, or finish tied for first if it matches North Pocono’s result.

First-place Valley View (7-2, 11-5) and second-place Abington Heights (7-3, 8-6) meet at PNC Field in Moosic in Lackawanna Division 1 baseball. Valley View can clinch a first-place tie with a win.

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