Local Sorts 11/24/17

THE BISHOP GUILFOYLE MARAUDERS GO FOR A 4TH CONSECUTIVE DISTRICT 6 CHAMPIONSHIP TONITE WHEN THEY MEET HOMER CENTER AT MANSION PARK. HOMER WAS THE LAST TEAM TO BEAT BG BACK IN 2013, IN THIS VERY SAME GAME. BG IS RIDING A 59 GAME WINNING STREAK, AND CAN CLAIM THE SECOND LONGEST STREAK IN PA. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL HISTORY AT 60 WITH A WIN TONIGHT. THE WINNER OF TONIGHTS GAME WILL MOVE ON TO THE STATE SEMI-FINALS NEXT WEEKEND.

 

THE HOLLIDAYABURG GOLDEN TIGERS WILL TRY TO TAKE ANOTHER STEP IN THE STATE PLAYOFFS TOMORROW. THE TIGERS FACE OFF AGAINST WPIAL CHAMPION GATEWAY AT MANSION PARK IN THE CLASS 5A QUARTERFINALS. THE TIGERS MADE IT THIS FAR ONCE BEFORE, IN 1989, WHEN THEY LOST TO UPPER ST. CLAIR.

 

THE IUP CRIMSON HAWKS WILL BE IN PLAYOFF ACTION TOMORROW. THE HAWKS WILL TAKE ON WEST CHESTER AT MILLER FIELD IN THE SECOND ROUND OF THE DIVISION 2 FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS. THE HAWKS BEAT WEST CHESTER 2 WEEKS AGO TO CLAIM THE P.S.A.C. CHAMPIONSHIP. IUP IS THE NUMBER 1 RANKED TEAM IN THE NORTHEAST SUPER REGION OF THE DIVISION 2 PLAYOFFS.

 

THE ST. FRANCIS MENS BASKETBALL TEAM HAS A TALL ORDER ON ITS SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT. THE RED FLASH ARE ON THE ROAD, IN LOUSIVILLE, TAKING ON THE CARDINALS, WHO ARE THE 19TH RANKED TEAM IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL. LOUISVILLE IS 3-0 ON THE SEASON, WHILE THE RED FLASH ARE 2-2. THE CARDINALS ARE COACHED BY DAVE PADGETT WHO TOOK OVER FOR RICK PITINO AFTER HE WAS FIRED EARLIER THIS YEAR IN A PLAYER PAY SCANDAL.