NEPA Sports Nation

Tom Robinson’s District 2 Championship Blog – Friday

9:15 p.m.

WILKES-BARRE – The Wyoming Valley West girls and Abington Heights boys won the big school games that completed the four-game schedule at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Friday.

Freshman Thalia Irizarry scored 16 points and grabbed 6 rebounds as Wyoming Valley West defeated Williamsport, 48-32, in the District 2-4 Class 6A Subregional girls championship game.

Mackenzie Perluke added 13 points for the Lady Spartans, who last won a district title in 1978.

Anya Richet grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked 4 shots.

Abington Heights defeated West Scranton, 60-38, for the District 2 Class 5A boys title.

Ryan Nealon went 5-for-6 from 3-point range while scoring 19 points and dishing out 4 assists.

Will Marion added 18 points and 6 steals.

The Comets used an 18-2 run to take a 19-5 lead with 6:55 left in the first half.

Mason Fedor scored 14 points and blocked 4 shots.

The games are over, but our coverage is just getting started.

More to come.

5:36 p.m.

WILKES-BARRE – Montrose showed off its defense in its arena debut.

The Lady Meteors matched a record for fewest points allowed at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza with a 42-15 victory over Old Forge in the District 2 Class 2A girls basketball championship game.

Montrose held Old Forge scoreless for 13:36 and without a field goal for 15 minutes from the second quarter well into the fourth.

The Lady Meteors ran off 23 straight points during the defensive dominance.

Paley Adams scored 13 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and 3 blocked shots. Hayley Pompey added 11 points and 6 rebounds. Riley Keihl dished out six assists.

Jewlya McCullon led Old Forge with 10 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals.

Susquehanna held Forest City to 15 points in the District 2 Class A girls game in 2021.

More to come.

4:59 p.m.


WILKES-BARRE – Mountain View not only won in its Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza debut, but it allowed the fifth-lowest point total in the eight years of championships at the arena.

Lackawanna League Division 3 rival Montrose may do better than that in its debut.

The Lady Meteors have allowed just nine points through three quarters after a scoreless quarter. They lead Old Forge, 32-9, in Class 2A.

For a list of the highest- and lowest-scoring performances at the arena, see Team scoring records at arena – NEPA Sports Nation.



WILKES-BARRE – Hayley Pompey scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds to help Montrose take a 17-9 halftime lead over Old Forge in the District 2 Class 2A girls basketball final.

The Lady Meteors did not allow a point in the paint as the Lady Devils settled for 10 shots from beyond the arc with just 7 from inside.


Tim Drewes captured the action from the District 2-11 Class A Subregional final in photos.

The Photo Gallery can be found at: Mt. View/Nativity BVM Photo Gallery – NEPA Sports Nation.

More to come.

3:15 p.m.


WILKES-BARRE – Addison Kilmer scored 20 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked 5 shots as Mountain View handled Pottsville Nativity, 36-20, for the District 2-11 Class A Subregional girls basketball title in the first of the day’s four games at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

The win was the first district or subregional tournament title for the Lady Eagles, who were also playing at the arena for the first time.

Mountain View technically had already won the District 2 title on its regular-season performance.

Lily Sedlak chipped in with four points, six rebounds and four assists.

More to come.

2:37 p.m.


WILKES-BARRE – The subregional final to open the day features two teams that have already technically won their district titles.

Mountain View won its first title in District 2 while Pottsville Nativity BVM won its 15th.

Both teams will head into the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association state tournament. For Nativity, it will be the 30th appearance.

Nativity has been to 10 state championship games, winning 5.

It is Mountain View, however, that is in control at halftime.

The Lady Eagles shut out the Golden Girls for the last 5:46 and held them without a field goal for 7:12 to take a 20-9 lead.

Addison Kilmer, Mountain View’s 6-foot-1 freshman, leading the way with 14 points, 4 rebounds and 2 blocked shots.

More to come.

2:30 p.m.


WILKES-BARRE – Overnight and early this morning, many new items have been added to

Check out the expanded game reports with quotes and details from Thursday’s doubleheader, plus follow the links from each game story to the various other items such as statistics, photos, video highlights.

More to come.

1:55 p.m.


WILKES-BARRE – We are back at courtside with the NEPA Sports Nation team to bring coverage of today’s four District 2 and Subregional championship games.

Two of the four games are subregionals with other districts.

Mountain View plays Pottsville Nativity BVM in the District 2-11 Class A Subregional girls final.

Old Forge and Montrose girls follow in Class 2A, then the Williamsport-Wyoming Valley West District 2-4 Class 6A Subregional at 4 and 6.

West Scranton and Abington Heights play at 8 in the District 2 Class 5A boys final.

Our panel predicted games for the entire weekend: District 2 Championship Game predictions – NEPA Sports Nation.

Here are today’s predictions.


 CLASS A GIRLS Mountain View vs. Pottsville NativityCLASS 2A GIRLS Old Forge vs. MontroseCLASS 6A GIRLS Williamsport vs. Wyoming Valley WestCLASS 5A BOYS Pittston Area vs. Abington Heights
Greg ButlerMountain View by 5Montrose by 9Wyoming Valley West by 1Abington Heights by 5
Kevin ClarkMountain View by 2Montrose by 7Wyoming Valley West by 6Abington Heights by 5
Bill DempseyMountain View by 8Montrose by 15Wyoming Valley West by 8Abington Heights by 8
Chris KucharskiMountain View by 4Montrose by 8Wyoming Valley West by 7Abington Heights by 5
Tara MaccioccoMountain View by 5Montrose by 10Wyoming Valley West by 8Abington Heights by 7
Scott MackinderMountain View by 9Montrose by 3Wyoming Valley West by 5Abington Heights by 11
Ben MagnottaMountain View by 9Montrose by 14Wyoming Valley West by 12Abington Heights by 6
Jason O’MalleyNativity by 4Old Forge by 3Wyoming Valley West by 7Abington Heights by 3
Tom RobinsonMountain View by 14Montrose by 20Wyoming Valley West by 7Abington Heights by 10
Joe RossNativity by 3Montrose by 23Williamsport by 7Abington Heights by 11
Doug WalshMountain View by 4Montrose by 10Wyoming Valley West by 7Abington Heights by 11
ConsensusMountain View by 5Montrose by 11Wyoming Valley West by 7Abington Heights by 7

Follow us on social media