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District 2 Boys Game Recap (Crestwood vs. Pittston Area)

February 6, 2020 Jon K

February 6, 2020   Crestwood Dominates Pittston Area in Must Win Game   Crestwood Comets 80, Pittston Area Patriots 46   By Phil T. WRIGHT TOWNSHIP – Facing elimination, Crestwood caught fire en route to a convincing 80-46 win over Pittston Area to pull into an incredible 5-way tie for first place in the Wyoming […]

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LLHoops Neast Beat Players of the Week

February 6, 2020 Jon K

  BOYS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK   Justice Shoats (5-11 sophomore guard) has been a superb floor-leader in guiding Holy Redeemer to an 11-1 mark so far in Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 play, one game out of first place.  He scored 16 points last Tuesday in a 65-35 victory over Northwest Area.  On Friday night […]

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District 2 Boys Game Recap (Abington Heights vs. Valley View)

February 4, 2020 Jon K

  February 4, 2020   Comet Ball Prevails for Close Win   Abington Heights Comets 40, Valley View Cougars 37   CLARKS SUMMIT – Dictating the pace of the game is something that Abington Heights has excelled at this season.  One game that got away from them in a big way was a 27-point loss […]

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District 2 Girls Game Recap (Holy Redeemer vs. Lake-Lehman)

February 3, 2020 Jon K

  February 3, 2020   Lady Royals Tighten Grip on WVC Division 2   Holy Redeemer 70, Lake Lehmans 55   By Phil T. WILKES-BARRE – Monday night featured the top two teams atop the Wyoming Valley Conference Girls Division 2 in a pivotal matchup as the regular season winds down. With a win, Lake-Lehman would […]

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

February 3, 2020 Jon K

  February 3, 2020   Dallas Climbs Back into Division Race   Dallas Lady Mounts 61, Hazleton Area Lady Cougars 52   DALLAS – All-Star players step up and deliver memorable performances when championships are hanging in the balance.  Trailing division-leader Hazleton Area by one game with just two remaining after tonight, Dallas knew that […]

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

February 2, 2020 Jon K

  DISTRICT 2 BOYS TOP 10   (games through 2/1)   1.  Scranton Prep (16-3) 4A    2.  Wallenpaupack (17-2) 5A 3.  Holy Cross (16-2) 2A 4.  Wyoming Seminary (17-2) 3A 5.  Dallas (14-5) 5A 6.  Abington Heights (13-6) 5A  7.  Crestwood (14-5) 5A 8.  Hazleton Area (13-6) 6A 9.  Valley View (13-5) 4A 10. […]

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District 2 Boys/Girls RESULTS (1/27 through 2/1)

February 2, 2020 Jon K

  DISTRICT 2 BOYS RESULTS   MONDAY, 1/27 Williamsport 56, Hazleton Area 43   TUESDAY, 1/28 Wilkes-Barre Area 38, Pittston Area 47 (WVC-1) Crestwood 65, Nanticoke Area 48 (WVC-1) Wyoming Valley West 37, Hazleton Area 68 (WVC-1) Berwick 42, Dallas 69 (WVC-1) Northwest Area 35, Holy Redeemer 65 (WVC-2) Wyoming Seminary 65, Lake-Lehman 42 (WVC-2) Tunkhannock 56, Wyoming Area 33 (WVC-2) Hanover […]

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District 2 Boys Game Recap (Holy Cross vs. Lakeland)

February 1, 2020 Jon K

  January 31, 2020   Holy Cross Takes LL Division 3 Lead in 2OT   Holy Cross Crusaders 76, Lakeland Chiefs 72   By Phil T DUNMORE – Holy Cross edged out Lakeland in a double-overtime thriller, 76-72.  Headlined by two outstanding performances by Caleb Vigil (Lakeland) and Kieran Burrier (Holy Cross), Friday night’s matchup […]

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District 2 Boys Game Wrap (Holy Redeemer vs. Tunkhannock)

January 31, 2020 Jon K

  January 31, 2020   Piontkowki SLAMS Door Shut on Upset Bid   Holy Redeemer Royals 52, Tunkhannock Tigers 47   WILKES-BARRE – Who knew that the two crowd-pleasing slam dunks that Jared Piontkowski sprinkled into the middle periods were just a warm-up to his main event?  He added three more in the final stanza […]

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District 2 Girls Hoops Column (January 31)

January 31, 2020 Jon K

  Welcome Back To The Neast Beat !!!   Today, we will look at the Girls’ division races across the Wyoming Valley Conference and Lackawanna League and then glance at the current top seeds for the District 2 playoffs.  Three of the six divisions have already been narrowed down to a two-team battle for the […]

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District 2 Girls Game Recap (Scranton Prep vs. West Scranton)

January 30, 2020 Jon K

  January 30, 2020   Scranton Prep Improves to 18-0   Scranton Prep Classics 57, West Scranton Lady Invaders 32   By Phil T. SCRANTON – The Scranton Prep Classics rolled past West Scranton to extend their undefeated record to 18-0 with a 57-32 win over the Lady Invaders. Inside the Lackawanna College Student Union […]

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District 2 Scoring Milestone

January 30, 2020 Jon K

  CONGRATULATIONS !!!   1,000 POINTS   Joey Scarfalloto Honesdale Hornets      

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LLHoops Neast Beat Players of the Week

January 30, 2020 Jon K

  BOYS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK   Jack Farrell (6-4 senior forward) has helped guide Dallas to a 5-game winning streak and into a tie for second place in Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 play.  He scored 17 points as the Mountaineers defeated Wyoming Valley West, 64-48, last Tuesday.  On Thursday, he netted 18 points […]

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District 2 Boy’s Hoops Column (January 30)

January 30, 2020 Jon K

  Welcome Back to the Neast Beat !!!   As the regular season heads toward the finish line, discussion begins to focus on the upcoming District 2 playoffs, especially as teams continue to lock in their postseason reservations.  We’ll take an early glance at the top seeds in each classification.  But first, the races to […]

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District 2 Boys Game Recap (Scranton Prep vs. Valley View)

January 30, 2020 Jon K

  January 29, 2020   Cavaliers Outlast Cougars in Division Battle   Scranton Prep 61, Valley View 49   SCRANTON – One thing is for sure – when Scranton Prep and Valley View get together, fans are always in for a treat, 32 minutes of physical, intense basketball with plenty of momentum swings.  This one did […]

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