Dis­trict hoop brack­ets un­veiled

The Times Herald (Norristown, PA) - - SPORTS -

The Dis­trict 1-6A boys and girls bas­ket­ball tour­na­ments were un­veiled Mon­day at Pen­ncrest High School. Although un­of­fi­cial un­til Mon­day at noon, the lo­cal team made out quite well. In the boys field, Abing­ton, Pen­nridge, Nor­ris­town, Methac­ton and Perk Val­ley all re­ceived byes. The Ghosts are the No. 1 seed, fol­lowed by Methac­ton at 2. North Penn made the fi­nal team in the field and will visit Chel­tenham in a first-round con­test. PW is only seeded 11th but will get a home game with 22nd­seeded Haver­ford and a pos­si­ble sec­ond-round date at No. 6. Ch­ester.

In the girls field, Abing­ton, Soud­er­ton, Up­per Dublin and Spring-Ford all re­ceived byes. North Penn was seeded 20th and will visit No. 13 Haver­ford in the first round. PW got the 12th seed and a home game with Ben­salem. A win there and the Colo­nials could see the No. 5 Car­di­nals of UD once again. The In­di­ans are seeded sixth and will face ei­ther No. 11 OJR or No. 22 Coatesville in the sec­ond round.

Girls in­door track

WISS AT LE­HIGH >> On Fri­day, the Wis­sahickon girls In­door Track Team trav­eled to Le­high Uni­ver­sity to com­pete in their last reg­u­lar sea­son meet. High­lights of the evening in­cluded Kasi Brown’s 6th place fin­ish in a the long jump, jump­ing a dis­tance of 16 feet 7.25 inches. In ad­di­tion, Leike Black placed 11th in the 60 me­ter dash run­ning the event in 8.27 sec­onds and Lind­sey Fre­nia placed 10th in the 3000 me­ters, with a time of 11:15.77. Leike and Lind­sey along with Kasi Brown and Maddy Hip­pen­steal have all qual­i­fied dur­ing the sea­son to com­pete in the Meet of Champs in their re­spec­tive events. They will com­pete next Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 15th at Le­high Uni­ver­sity.

Staff re­ports

Boys bas­ket­ball

WOOD 63, RYAN 61 >> Jaylen Stin­son scored 24 points as the Vik­ings sur­vived Ryan on Sun­day in a key PCL matchup.

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