Nine YAIAA basketball teams (and New Hope Academy) are still alive as the PIAA tournament kicks off Friday night. Follow the live blog below for updates from Friday's slate of PIAA first-round games. Four YAIAA teams, plus the Mighty Ants, are on the court Friday night:

Class AAA boys | Northeastern vs. Allentown Central Catholic, 7:30 p.m. at Freedom HS

Class AAAA girls | Dover vs. West Chester Bayard Rustin, 6 p.m. at Norristown HS

Class AA girls | Delone Catholic vs. Holy Cross, 5 p.m. at Dallastown

Class AA girls | York Catholic vs. Parkway Center City, 7:30 p.m. at Dallastown

Class AA boys | New Hope Academy vs. Church Farm School, 5 p.m., at Plymouth-Whitemarsh

More hoops

  • Watch Matt and Steve breakdown the first round of the PIAA boys' and girls' tournament.

  • YAIAA boys' and YAIAA girls' preview capsules

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