SOCCER

Playoffs continue in District 5

Semifinal soccer action is set for today and Tuesday.

In District 5-AA girls games set for today, Windber, the fifth seed, will take on top-seeded Conemaugh Township at Meyersdale while third-seeded Bedford faces No. 2 North Star at Conemaugh Township. Both games are set for 6 p.m.

The championship will be played Wednesday at a site and time to be determined.

In District 5-A boys action set for Tuesday, sites and times have not yet been announced, but top-seeded Conemaugh Township will take on No. 5 Northern Bedford while second-seeded Fannett-Metal plays No. 3 Rockwood.

The championship will be played Thursday at a still to be determined site and time.

District 6 semifinals set

The two-time defending District 6-AA champion and top-seeded Bishop McCort girls will take on Richland in semifinal action at 6 p.m. today at Point Stadium.

The other semifinal, West Branch at Penns Valley, will be played Tuesday. The championship is Thursday.

In Class AAA girls semifinals on Monday, third-seeded Somerset travels to Central Mountain for a 6 p.m. game while Hollidaysburg is at top-seeded State College for a 5:30 p.m. contest. The championship will be Wednesday at Bald Eagle Area.

On Tuesday, the Class A boys semifinals feature top-seeded Richland hosting No. 4 Bishop Guilfoyle in a 7 p.m. game while the third-seeded Bishop McCort boys are at second-seeded Penns Valley for a 7:30 p.m. contest.

In Class AA boys semifinals Tuesday, top-seeded Lewistown plays No. 5 Westmont at Hollidaysburg at 6 p.m. while third-seeded Somerset is at No. 2 Bedford for a 6 p.m. battle.

The Class A and AA championships will be held Wednesday.



VOLLEYBALL

District postseason set to begin

District 5 volleyball playoffs open today while District 6 action is scheduled to get underway on Tuesday.

Top-seeded McConnellsburg hosts eighth-seeded Hyndman while No. 5 Everett is at No. 4 Berlin in the upper bracket. In the lower bracket, second-seeded North Star hosts No. 7 Fannett-Metal while No. 6 Shade is at third-seeded Windber in District 5 action. All games are 7 p.m.

The semifinals in District 5 will be played Tuesday with the championship on Thursday.

In District 6 Class A, top-seeded Northern Cambria, second-seed West Branch, third-seeded Bishop Guilfoyle, fourth-seeded Homer-Center and fifth-seeded Moshannon Valley all receive first-round byes.

Eleventh-seeded Purchase Line will be at sixth-seeded Ferndale in a 7:30 game Tuesday. Tenth-seeded Conemaugh Valley will be at No. 7 Mount Union for a 7:30 game with No. 9 Penns Manor playing No. 8 Bishop Carroll at Bald Eagle for a 6 p.m. game.

In Class AA, top-seeded Philipsburg-Osceola, second-seeded Somerset, third-seeded Penn Cambria and fourth-seeded Central have first-round byes.

On Tuesday, No. 7 Westmont will play No. 10 Marion Center at 6 p.m. at Ferndale while No. 5 Chestnut Ridge faces No. 12 Penns Valley at 6 p.m. at Altoona and No. 8 Huntingdon squares off with No. 9 Richland at 6 p.m. at Mount Union.

Semifinals in District 6 are Thursday with the finals on Saturday.

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