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District 2 Boys Game Recap (Abington Heights vs. Scranton Prep)

January 16, 2020 Jon K

January 16, 2020   Abington Heights Hold Off Scranton Prep Rally   Abington Heights 51 Scranton Prep 49   by Phil T. SCRANTON— With 30 seconds left and the game tied at 49, Scranton Prep called a timeout and drew up a potential game-winning play. However, they would never get a shot off. When the […]

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District 2 Girls Game Recap (Abington Heights vs. Scranton Prep)

January 15, 2020 Jon K

  January 15, 2020   Scranton Prep Rallies to Defeat Top Rival   Scranton Prep 61, Abington Heights 53   CLARKS SUMMIT – Playing on the road against an inspired rival and finding themselves in some unchartered territory on the scoreboard, Scranton Prep dug deep on several occasions to rally and pull out a gutsy […]

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District 2 Boys Game Wrap (Hazleton Area vs. Dallas)

January 14, 2020 Jon K

January 14, 2020   Scotty Campbell Leads Hazleton Area Over Dallas   Hazleton Area 56, Dallas 55   by Phil T. DALLAS— After a back-and-forth first half in which neither team was able to maintain an advantage, including eight lead changes in the second quarter, the crowd at Dallas knew they were going to be […]

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LLHoops Neast Beat Players of the Week

January 14, 2020 Jon K

  BOYS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK   Rhys Merritt (6-7 senior forward) is leading the way for Scranton Prep and helped the Cavaliers to a pair of impressive Lackawanna League wins last week.  He scored 16 points in a come-from-behind crossover victory over North Pocono on Tuesday.  Then, on Friday night against Scranton, the senior […]

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DISTRICT 2 BOYS/GIRLS TOP 10 RATINGS (January 12, 2020)

January 12, 2020 Jon K

  DISTRICT 2 BOYS TOP 10 games through 1/11   1. Holy Cross (10-1) 2A  2. Wallenpaupack (10-1) 5A 3. Scranton Prep (9-2) 4A 4. Wyoming Seminary (10-2) 3A 5, Crestwood (10-2) 5A 6. Dallas (9-3) 5A  7. Hazleton Area (7-3) 6A 8. Pittston Area (8-4) 5A 9. Abington Heights (7-5) 5A   10. Valley View […]

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District 2 Boys/Girls Scores (1/2 to 1/11)

January 12, 2020 Jon K

  DISTRICT 2 BOYS SCORES   THURSDAY, 1/2 Crestwood 55, Danville 42 Lake-Lehman 69, Montrose 37 Williamsport 55, Harrisburg 71   FRIDAY, 1/3 Nanticoke Area 26, Hazleton Area 72 (WVC-1) Dallas 59, Pittston Area 66 (WVC-1) Wilkes-Barre Area 63, Wyoming Valley West 33 (WVC-1) Crestwood 63, Berwick 32 (WVC-1) Tunkhannock 37, Wyoming Seminary 51 (WVC-2) Holy Redeemer 67, Wyoming Area […]

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District 2 Boys Game Recap (Crestwood vs. Central Bucks West)

January 11, 2020 Jon K

January 11, 2020   CB West Too Much For Crestwood   Central Bucks West 43, Crestwood 39   MOUNTAIN TOP – On an almost balmy January afternoon, Central Bucks West made the nearly 2-hour trip to take on Crestwood, one the premier teams in District 2 this season.  The Bucks (9-4), a solid 6A squad […]

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District 2 Girls Game Recap (Hazleton Area vs. Pittston Area)

January 10, 2020 Jon K

January 10, 2020   Hazleton Area Cruises by Pittston Area   Hazleton Area 71, Pittston Area 31   by Phil T. HAZLETON— After an upset loss to Berwick on Monday, Hazleton Area came out tonight with a message. The message was well heard as Hazleton Area thrashed Pittston Area, 71-31. Pittston Area got off to […]

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District 2 Boys Game Recap (Dunmore vs. Mid Valley)

January 10, 2020 Jon K

January 10, 2020   Mid Valley Rallies to Defeat Dunmore   Mid Valley Spartans 44, Dunmore Bucks 34   DUNMORE – Sometimes you don’t have to look any further than counting the trips to the charity stripe to find the difference-maker in a ball game.  In the latest matchup between nearby Lackawanna League Division 3 rivals, […]

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District 2 Game Recap (Wilkes-Barre Area vs. Pittston Area)

January 9, 2020 Jon K

  January 9, 2020    Pittston Area Tops Wilkes-Barre Area   Pittston Area Patriots 50, Wilkes-Barre Area Wolfpack 47   by Phil T. WILKES-BARRE— When Andrew Krawczyk gave Pittston Area the lead early in the fourth quarter, you knew the game was still far from being over. Wilkes-Barre Area would take the lead back two […]

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District 2 Boys Game Recap (Wallenpaupack vs. Abington Heights)

January 9, 2020 Jon K

  January 9, 2020   Comets “Reverse” Fortunes for Undefeated Buckhorns   Abington Heights Comets 33, Wallenpaupack Buckhorns 32   CLARKS SUMMIT – The Abington Heights boys’ hoops program has built quite a reputation across District 2.  And success in recent years has propelled that notoriety to the statewide level.  But, as times change and […]

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District 2 Scoring Milestones

January 8, 2020 Jon K

CONGRATULATIONS !!!   1,000 POINTS   Kieran Burrier Holy Cross Crusaders      Colette Mulderig Scranton Lady Knights  

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District 2 Girls Division Recaps (12/30 to 1/6)

January 8, 2020 Jon K

  DISTRICT 2 GIRLS DIVISION ANALYSIS   games through 1/6     WYOMING VALLEY CONFERENCE    DIVISION 1 Dallas (2-0, 8-1)  4A Berwick (2-0, 7-3)  4A Wilkes-Barre Area (1-1, 8-1)  6A Hazleton Area (1-1, 6-2)  6A Nanticoke Area (1-1, 7-3)  4A Pittston Area (1-1, 6-3)  5A Crestwood (0-2, 3-7)  5A Wyoming Valley West (0-2, 3-7)  […]

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District 2 Boys Game Recap (Scranton vs. West Scranton)

January 7, 2020 Jon K

  January 7, 2020   West Scranton Tops City Rival Scranton   Scranton Knights 33, West Scranton Invaders 47   by Phil T. SCRANTON— January brings snow and rivalries. On Tuesday night, we got both. Inside the Student Union Gymnasium (at Lackawanna College), Scranton and West Scranton faced off in an early Lackawanna League Division […]

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District 2 Girls Game Recap (Holy Cross vs. Old Forge)

January 6, 2020 Jon K

  January 6, 2020   Girls AA Championship Game Rematch   Holy Cross Lady Crusaders 43, Old Forge Lady Devils 67   by Phil T. OLD FORGE — Last March, Holy Cross bested Old Forge, 43-38, for the District 2 AA Girls’ title, but tonight was a much different story. After losing to last year’s […]

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