Lebanon County's PIAA hoops pairings announced
The PIAA Basketball Tournament's pairings, dates and times were released on Sunday, so the five Lebanon County teams that qualified for the annual March extravaganza and their fans will know where to be later this week.
Two teams open play on Friday and three begin their tournament on Saturday. Here are the pairings:
-- Friday, Class AAA boys, (3-5) Elco (22-5) vs. (12-2) Neumann-Goretti (22-4) at Archbishop Ryan, Philadelphia, 7:30
-- Friday, Class AAAA girls, (3-4) Cedar Crest (22-5) vs. (1-3) Central Bucks South (21-6) at Plymouth-Whitemarsh H.S., Plymouth Meeting, 8:30
-- Saturday, Class AAAA boys, (3-8) Lebanon (16-10) vs. (1-1) Plymouth-Whitemarsh (25-1) at Great Valley H.S., Malvern, 3
-- Saturday, Class AAA girls, (3-5) Northern Lebanon (26-3) vs. (1-2) Villa Maria (13-13) at Strath Haven H.S., Wallingford, 4:30
-- Saturday, Class A girls, (3-1) Lebanon Catholic (20-6) vs. (4-3) Sayre (19-7) at Manheim Township H.S., 6