NEPA Sports Nation

Today in NEPA Sports Nation, 9/13

Five meetings of ranked teams highlight a busy Tuesday of action across eight District 2 sports.

Co-leaders square off in Lackawanna League Division 2 girls soccer where defending champion Lakeland (2-0 in division, 2-2 overall) is at Montrose (2-0). The Lady Chiefs are ranked sixth among Small Schools and the Lady Meteors fourth in the Riverfront United Super Six Power Rankings of District 2 teams going into the meeting of teams that split the last two District 2 Class A championship games.

Also in girls soccer, North Pocono (0-0-1, 4-1-1) goes to Valley View (1-0, 5-0) in Lackawanna Division 1.

No. 3 Small School Wyoming Seminary (2-0, 3-1) is at No. 2 Holy Redeemer (1-0, 3-0) in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 boys soccer game.

Pittston Area (2-0) shares the lead with Wyoming Seminary going into its home game with MMI Prep, which won a non-leaguer in its only game and is the last team to begin divisional play.

Two of the remaining three Lackawanna League girls tennis unbeatens collide when Wallenpaupack (5-0, 6-1) goes to Scranton Prep (6-0). Wallenpaupack is the No. 3 Big School and Scranton Prep is the No. 2 Small School in the Riverfront Sports Super Six Power Rankings of District 2 teams.

Winning WVC teams meet when Tunkhannock goes to Holy Redeemer.

Three-quarters of the Lackawanna League cross country teams are in competition today, highlighted by Scranton facing Montrose and host Elk Lake in meetings of 3-0 teams in both boys and girls.

Montrose is ranked second, Elk Lake fifth and Scranton sixth in girls while the Scranton boys are third and Montrose boys 11th in the Century Dental Associates Cross Country Power Rankings of District 2 teams.

After beating the second- and third-place teams in the last four days, Lackawanna League Division 1 golf leader Abington Heights (9-0-1) goes to fourth-place Honesdale (6-3-1).

In field hockey, Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 leader Abington Heights (2-0, 3-2) hosts Holy Redeemer (1-0, 1-1).

There are also girls volleyball matches on the schedule.

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