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DISTRICT 2 SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP CAPSULES

May 21, 2018 GMT

CLASS 6A Defending champ: Hazleton Area Moving on: The champion advances to play District 1’s No. 4 seed on June 4 in the first round of the PIAA playoffs. Dates: Semifinals, Thursday; championship, May 30. Seeds: 1. Hazleton Area (12-1), 2. Williamsport (4-2), 3. Scranton (7-6), 4. Delaware Valley (4-9). Fun fact: Williamsport has beaten two teams from the WVC, Berwick and Crestwood, by a combined score of 13-9. Hazleton Area fared much better against Berwick and Crestwood, outscoring them 46-2 in three games. Breakdown: This has been a two-horse race for the past six years, in which Hazleton Area’s won five championships and Williamsport’s claimed one. Hazleton Area beat Williamsport last year, 6-2, with many of the same players who will be in the lineup this postseason. … Third baseman Tiana Treon leads the Cougars with seven doubles. Marissa Trivelpiece has six home runs. Julia Mrochko, Julia Mooney, Kyra Antolick and Olivia Wolk all have multiple home runs, as well. Erika Book has pitched nearly every inning for the Cougars this year. She’s not overpowering, but she is crafty and effective. … Junior Kathryn Meale is batting .404 for Williamsport. Junior Samantha Reeder leads the Millionaires with two home runs. … Scranton is led by Emma McNally, who’s batting .561 with seven doubles. Abby Kearney is also hovering around the .500 mark. … Delaware Valley’s Amber Recksiek (.548) and Mia Machado (.538) are the top bats in the Warriors’ lineup. Bottom line: This is clearly Hazleton Area’s title to lose. You can bet the Cougars are hungry to return to the state championship. Don’t take anything for granted, though, because one bad day is all it takes to derail any team. CLASS 5A Defending champ: Abington Heights Moving on: The champion advances to play in the first round of the PIAA playoffs, where it will play District 1’s No. 4 seed June 4. Dates: Quarterfinals, Tuesday; semifinals, May 29; championship, May 31 or June 1. Seeds: 1. Abington Heights (14-4), 2. Wallenpaupack (11-5), 3. Pittston Area (11-5), 4. Southern Lehigh (15-5), 5. North Pocono (10-7). Fun fact: Pittston Area has won back-to-back silver medals in districts, earning second-place despite being seeded seventh and sixth in 2017 and 2016, respectively. Breakdown: Catherine Anne Kupinski is batting .542 for Abington Heights with nine home runs and 26 RBIs. Bailey White, Mara Hamm and Naudia Solan are also hitting better than .400 for the Comets, whose only loss was 4-2 against North Pocono. … Good luck keeping Wallenpaupack’s Rachael Schmalzle off the bases. She’s batting .561 with 28 stolen bases and 23 runs. … Pittston Area is the only team that’s beaten Hazleton Area. Alexa McHugh has five doubles and Lexi Felinski has six triples for the Patriots. After a hot start, the Patriots struggled down the stretch with losses in three of their last five games. … Madison DeStefano, Emily Blaine and Ashdon Clark are each hitting .400-plus for North Pocono. Dayle Smith has four home runs. … North Pocono posted a 9-4 record in league play, which would have been good enough for the No. 2 seed. However, because this subregional tournament uses a power rating system from District 11, North Pocono’s non-league losses came back to hurt it. Bottom line: Last year’s bracket ended with a 2-1 Abington Heights win against Pittston Area. This time around, the Comets and Patriots both enter the playoffs with a better record than they had last season. A rematch could be in the works. CLASS 4A Defending champ: Tunkhannock Moving on: The champion and runner-up advance to the first round of the PIAA playoffs on June 4. The champion will play the No. 3 seed from District 3. The runner-up will face the District 1 champion. Dates: First round, Tuesday; quarterfinals, Thursday; semifinals, May 29; championship, June 1. Seeds: 1. Tunkhannock (10-3), 2. Valley View (9-4), 3. Nanticoke Area (8-5), 4. West Scranton (7-6), 5. Wyoming Area (7-6), 6. Berwick (7-6), 7. Dallas (6-7), 8. Honesdale (5-8), 9. Crestwood (4-9), 10. Scranton Prep (4-9), 11. Coughlin (1-12). Fun fact: Nanticoke Area left-hander Miranda Bohn is practically unbeatable with a little run support, as the Trojanettes are 8-0 when they score at least two runs. Breakdown: Tunkhannock juniors Hope Jones and Kendra Schultz are about the best 1-2 pitching punch you’ll find in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Hailey Farr leads the Tigers with five doubles. She, Erin Dunn and Gina Walsh each have two triples. Jena Simmons has four home runs. Tunkhannock’s three losses have come against Hazleton Area, Berwick and Wyoming Area. … Valley View’s four losses have all been against teams in Class 5A: two losses to Abington Heights, one each to North Pocono and Wallenpaupack. The Cougars’ leader in batting average is Sarah Martin at .372. Jenn Nguyen is batting .342 with 15 runs. … Of all the teams in this tournament, Nanticoke Area’s Bohn is most important to her team’s success. She’s developed into one of the best pitchers and hitters in D2. Megan Murphy leads the Trojanettes with four doubles. Nanticoke Area was undefeated in league play last year and came up short in districts thanks to a loss against Wyoming Area. … West Scranton’s Tatum Repshis is batting an incredible .558 with 22 RBIs and 10 extra-base hits. Emily Rose and Kamden Miller are each batting .400-plus, too. … Wyoming Area is tough to figure out. The Warriors lost six games, but also beat the likes of Pittston Area, Tunkhannock, Berwick and Nanticoke Area. Kristi Skok, Gwen Glatz and Jess Parente each have four doubles, while Brianna Pizzano has five. Glatz and Cassidy Graham have each proven capable of pitching well in big games. … After winning only three games last year, Berwick is a serious contender. Shortstop Sammi Starr is as good an infielder in D2, both hitting and on defense. She’s launched seven home runs, while Kylie Levan is not far behind with four homers. … Dallas has shown glimpses of greatness with wins against WA, Nanticoke Area and Berwick. Gianna Spaciano has eight extra-base hits. Christina Schappert and Peyton Ross each have two home runs. Samantha Kern leads the team with six doubles. … Honesdale’s Kaitlyn Price is batting .500. Megan Rembish is batting .405 with 11 RBIs. … Crestwood has struggled this season, but beat Coughlin and Valley West two times each. Katie Thomas and Sydney Sobolewski each have three doubles, while Sarah Macko has four doubles. … Scranton Prep’s Campbell Kelly is batting .667 in limited action. Lauren Cawley and Mia Gianello are also batting .400-plus. … Coughlin’s Ashley Tomeo, Taylor Pawlush and Alexa Berecin doubled in Coughlin’s most recent game, a 9-5 win at Valley West. Bottom line: There is so much talent in this field. If there were a District 2 softball fantasy draft, many of the top picks would be in this classification. Here’s the thing: the talent is evenly spread out. Tunkhannock is the favorite, but not by much. There’s at least a half-dozen teams that are legitimate title contenders. It’ll depend on who’s hot at the right time. CLASS 3A Defending champ: Mid Valley Moving on: The champion advances to the first round of the PIAA playoffs, where it will play the District 4 champion on June 4. Dates: First round, Tuesday; quarterfinals, Thursday; semifinals, May 29; championship, June 1. Seeds: 1. Montrose (12-0), 2. Holy Redeemer (14-0), 3. Mid Valley (10-2), 4. Lake-Lehman (11-3), 5. Lakeland (8-4), 6. Hanover Area (9-5), 7. Dunmore (6-6), 8. Meyers (4-10), 9. Carbondale Area (1-11), 10. GAR (1-13). Fun fact: Holy Redeemer has a 15-2 record in the last five district playoff tournaments. In comparison, Mid Valley, Montrose, Lake-Lehman and Hanover Area have won a combined 16 games in that span. Breakdown: Montrose earned the top seed thanks to it winning a coin flip against Redeemer. … Montrose’s Maddie Guinane is 12-0 with a 0.51 ERA and 154 strikeouts. She’s also batting .585, as the only Montrose player who’s hitting .350 or better. … Redeemer has the best player in D2 in Morgan Bienkowski. She has 192 strikeouts in 92 innings for the Royals, who have won more than 70 straight WVC games. Tiana Wren has four doubles, two triples and three home runs. Allyson Laiuvara and Sam Rajza have three doubles. … Mid Valley’s Lacy Harrington is batting .588 with 21 RBIs and five home runs. Danielle Jason is batting .490 with 22 runs. Emily Morano’s batting .390. MacKenzie Mitchko has a 0.54 ERA. Mid Valley’s two losses were against Lakeland and Holy Cross. … Led by four-year ace Abbey Hogan, Lake-Lehman is playing very good softball. The Black Knights are on a six-game win streak. Chloe VanGorder has four doubles and two home runs. The Black Knights lost twice to Redeemer, 5-0 and 6-1. … Paige Parchinski is batting .480 with 24 RBIs for Lakeland, while Abbey Stalter is batting .435. … Hanover Area has some solid power bats, including Emilee Bobos, who leads the team with four home runs. Sarah Tuzinski and Kasidy Slusser are both good pitchers. The Hawkeyes’ five losses were by five, four, two, one and one run each. … Madison Cruser of Dunmore is batting .391. Marlena Pegula has three doubles with a .323 average. … Alexis Bruno has four doubles and three homers for Meyers. Erin Morris have five doubles. … Paxton Postlethwaite is batting .393, while Katelyn Dovin is at .333. … Erin Leonard has five doubles for GAR, including a pair in the Grenadiers’ 18-3 win at MMI Prep. Bottom line: Holy Redeemer’s been to five straight district finals, four of which went to extra innings. Expect some dramatic happenings in this tournament. Hats off to Montrose, which did everything it needed to do to earn the top seed. However, some fans would say Redeemer and Mid Valley are the two best teams, potentially setting up for a great semifinal game. CLASS 2A Defending champ: Holy Cross Moving on: The champion advances to the first round of the PIAA playoffs, where it will play the District 4 champion on June 4. Dates: First round, today; quarterfinals, Wednesday; semifinals, May 29; championship, May 31. Seeds: 1. Holy Cross (9-3), 2. Lackawanna Trail (8-4), 3. Blue Ridge (8-4), 4. Northwest (8-6), 5. Wyoming Seminary (8-6), 6. Old Forge (6-6), 7. Elk Lake (5-7), 8. Mountain View (2-10), 9. Riverside (2-10). Fun fact: Deja vu? Once again, Northwest is the No. 4 seed. Once again, Sem is No. 5. Last year, the WVC rivals went head-to-head and, despite Northwest having home-field advantage and momentum, Sem earned an 11-1 win. Breakdown: Holy Cross’ Lindsey Leppo is batting .366 and Olivia Krupski .362. Jenna Bradley is an NCAA Division I recruit with a 0.59 ERA and 109 strikeouts. … Laurelann Penn is batting .429 for Lackawanna Trail. Allison Decker and Sam Baltrusaitis are each batting .400 with three home runs. … Danielle Goff of Blue Ridge is batting .561, but she doesn’t have any teammates batting higher than .320. … Courtney Cragle, Brooke Harvey, Nicole Cragle and Trista Babcock have all hit home runs for Northwest, which plays its best softball at home. The Rangers have a few pitchers to offer different looks at batters. … Delaney Romanchick has 127 strikeouts for Sem. She also leads the Blue Knights with three home runs, while Aubrey Mytych has added two home runs. Sem split its season series with Northwest, 1-1. … Hannah Acevedo is batting .344 for Old Forge. Denise Evans is batting .310. … Elk Lake’s Tamara Voda is hitting .404 with 19 RBIs. Lynda Lawrence has 14 RBIs. … Mountain View’s Kelsey Rumola has scored six runs with a .250 average. … Riverside’s Julia Antoniacci is batting .342, while Hailey Scardo is at .325. Bottom line: The WVC is guaranteed one win with Sem and Northwest going head-to-head. That’s a toss-up. The winner, however, will likely have its hands full with defending champion Holy Cross. Sem gave the Crusaders a tough game last year, ultimately losing 5-3. CLASS A Defending champ: Williams Valley Moving on: The champion advances to the first round of the PIAA playoffs, where it will play the District 4 champion on June 4. Dates: Quarterfinals, Tuesday; semifinals, Thursday; championship, May 29 or 30. Seeds: 1. Williams Valley (18-1), 2. Notre Dame East Stroudsburg (16-3), 3. Nativity BVM (14-6), 4. Mahanoy (13-7), 5. Forest City (9-8), 6. Lincoln Leadership (5-9). Breakdown: Like in Class 5A, this is a subregional tournament with District 11 and all games (league and exhibition) count toward a team’s power rating. In this case, however, the WVC does not have a team that qualified. … While Susquehanna and MMI Prep missed the cut, Forest City is representing District 2. — MATT BUFANO, STAFF WRITER CLASS 6A Defending champ: Hazleton Area Moving on: The champion advances to play District 1’s No. 4 seed on June 4 in the first round of the PIAA playoffs. Dates: Semifinals, Thursday; championship, May 30. Seeds: 1. Hazleton Area (12-1), 2. Williamsport (4-2), 3. Scranton (7-6), 4. Delaware Valley (4-9). Fun fact: Williamsport has beaten two teams from the WVC, Berwick and Crestwood, by a combined score of 13-9. Hazleton Area fared much better against Berwick and Crestwood, outscoring them 46-2 in three games. Breakdown: This has been a two-horse race for the past six years, in which Hazleton Area’s won five championships and Williamsport’s claimed one. Hazleton Area beat Williamsport last year, 6-2, with many of the same players who will be in the lineup this postseason. … Third baseman Tiana Treon leads the Cougars with seven doubles. Marissa Trivelpiece has six home runs. Julia Mrochko, Julia Mooney, Kyra Antolick and Olivia Wolk all have multiple home runs, as well. Erika Book has pitched nearly every inning for the Cougars this year. She’s not overpowering, but she is crafty and effective. … Junior Kathryn Meale is batting .404 for Williamsport. Junior Samantha Reeder leads the Millionaires with two home runs. … Scranton is led by Emma McNally, who’s batting .561 with seven doubles. Abby Kearney is also hovering around the .500 mark. … Delaware Valley’s Amber Recksiek (.548) and Mia Machado (.538) are the top bats in the Warriors’ lineup. Bottom line: This is clearly Hazleton Area’s title to lose. You can bet the Cougars are hungry to return to the state championship. Don’t take anything for granted, though, because one bad day is all it takes to derail any team. CLASS 5A Defending champ: Abington Heights Moving on: The champion advances to play in the first round of the PIAA playoffs, where it will play District 1’s No. 4 seed June 4. Dates: Quarterfinals, Tuesday; semifinals, May 29; championship, May 31 or June 1. Seeds: 1. Abington Heights (14-4), 2. Wallenpaupack (11-5), 3. Pittston Area (11-5), 4. Southern Lehigh (15-5), 5. North Pocono (10-7). Fun fact: Pittston Area has won back-to-back silver medals in districts, earning second-place despite being seeded seventh and sixth in 2017 and 2016, respectively. Breakdown: Catherine Anne Kupinski is batting .542 for Abington Heights with nine home runs and 26 RBIs. Bailey White, Mara Hamm and Naudia Solan are also hitting better than .400 for the Comets, whose only loss was 4-2 against North Pocono. … Good luck keeping Wallenpaupack’s Rachael Schmalzle off the bases. She’s batting .561 with 28 stolen bases and 23 runs. … Pittston Area is the only team that’s beaten Hazleton Area. Alexa McHugh has five doubles and Lexi Felinski has six triples for the Patriots. After a hot start, the Patriots struggled down the stretch with losses in three of their last five games. … Madison DeStefano, Emily Blaine and Ashdon Clark are each hitting .400-plus for North Pocono. Dayle Smith has four home runs. … North Pocono posted a 9-4 record in league play, which would have been good enough for the No. 2 seed. However, because this subregional tournament uses a power rating system from District 11, North Pocono’s non-league losses came back to hurt it. Bottom line: Last year’s bracket ended with a 2-1 Abington Heights win against Pittston Area. This time around, the Comets and Patriots both enter the playoffs with a better record than they had last season. A rematch could be in the works. CLASS 4A Defending champ: Tunkhannock Moving on: The champion and runner-up advance to the first round of the PIAA playoffs on June 4. The champion will play the No. 3 seed from District 3. The runner-up will face the District 1 champion. Dates: First round, Tuesday; quarterfinals, Thursday; semifinals, May 29; championship, June 1. Seeds: 1. Tunkhannock (10-3), 2. Valley View (9-4), 3. Nanticoke Area (8-5), 4. West Scranton (7-6), 5. Wyoming Area (7-6), 6. Berwick (7-6), 7. Dallas (6-7), 8. Honesdale (5-8), 9. Crestwood (4-9), 10. Scranton Prep (4-9), 11. Coughlin (1-12). Fun fact: Nanticoke Area left-hander Miranda Bohn is practically unbeatable with a little run support, as the Trojanettes are 8-0 when they score at least two runs. Breakdown: Tunkhannock juniors Hope Jones and Kendra Schultz are about the best 1-2 pitching punch you’ll find in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Hailey Farr leads the Tigers with five doubles. She, Erin Dunn and Gina Walsh each have two triples. Jena Simmons has four home runs. Tunkhannock’s three losses have come against Hazleton Area, Berwick and Wyoming Area. … Valley View’s four losses have all been against teams in Class 5A: two losses to Abington Heights, one each to North Pocono and Wallenpaupack. The Cougars’ leader in batting average is Sarah Martin at .372. Jenn Nguyen is batting .342 with 15 runs. … Of all the teams in this tournament, Nanticoke Area’s Bohn is most important to her team’s success. She’s developed into one of the best pitchers and hitters in D2. Megan Murphy leads the Trojanettes with four doubles. Nanticoke Area was undefeated in league play last year and came up short in districts thanks to a loss against Wyoming Area. … West Scranton’s Tatum Repshis is batting an incredible .558 with 22 RBIs and 10 extra-base hits. Emily Rose and Kamden Miller are each batting .400-plus, too. … Wyoming Area is tough to figure out. The Warriors lost six games, but also beat the likes of Pittston Area, Tunkhannock, Berwick and Nanticoke Area. Kristi Skok, Gwen Glatz and Jess Parente each have four doubles, while Brianna Pizzano has five. Glatz and Cassidy Graham have each proven capable of pitching well in big games. … After winning only three games last year, Berwick is a serious contender. Shortstop Sammi Starr is as good an infielder in D2, both hitting and on defense. She’s launched seven home runs, while Kylie Levan is not far behind with four homers. … Dallas has shown glimpses of greatness with wins against WA, Nanticoke Area and Berwick. Gianna Spaciano has eight extra-base hits. Christina Schappert and Peyton Ross each have two home runs. Samantha Kern leads the team with six doubles. … Honesdale’s Kaitlyn Price is batting .500. Megan Rembish is batting .405 with 11 RBIs. … Crestwood has struggled this season, but beat Coughlin and Valley West two times each. Katie Thomas and Sydney Sobolewski each have three doubles, while Sarah Macko has four doubles. … Scranton Prep’s Campbell Kelly is batting .667 in limited action. Lauren Cawley and Mia Gianello are also batting .400-plus. … Coughlin’s Ashley Tomeo, Taylor Pawlush and Alexa Berecin doubled in Coughlin’s most recent game, a 9-5 win at Valley West. Bottom line: There is so much talent in this field. If there were a District 2 softball fantasy draft, many of the top picks would be in this classification. Here’s the thing: the talent is evenly spread out. Tunkhannock is the favorite, but not by much. There’s at least a half-dozen teams that are legitimate title contenders. It’ll depend on who’s hot at the right time. CLASS 3A Defending champ: Mid Valley Moving on: The champion advances to the first round of the PIAA playoffs, where it will play the District 4 champion on June 4. Dates: First round, Tuesday; quarterfinals, Thursday; semifinals, May 29; championship, June 1. Seeds: 1. Montrose (12-0), 2. Holy Redeemer (14-0), 3. Mid Valley (10-2), 4. Lake-Lehman (11-3), 5. Lakeland (8-4), 6. Hanover Area (9-5), 7. Dunmore (6-6), 8. Meyers (4-10), 9. Carbondale Area (1-11), 10. GAR (1-13). Fun fact: Holy Redeemer has a 15-2 record in the last five district playoff tournaments. In comparison, Mid Valley, Montrose, Lake-Lehman and Hanover Area have won a combined 16 games in that span. Breakdown: Montrose earned the top seed thanks to it winning a coin flip against Redeemer. … Montrose’s Maddie Guinane is 12-0 with a 0.51 ERA and 154 strikeouts. She’s also batting .585, as the only Montrose player who’s hitting .350 or better. … Redeemer has the best player in D2 in Morgan Bienkowski. She has 192 strikeouts in 92 innings for the Royals, who have won more than 70 straight WVC games. Tiana Wren has four doubles, two triples and three home runs. Allyson Laiuvara and Sam Rajza have three doubles. … Mid Valley’s Lacy Harrington is batting .588 with 21 RBIs and five home runs. Danielle Jason is batting .490 with 22 runs. Emily Morano’s batting .390. MacKenzie Mitchko has a 0.54 ERA. Mid Valley’s two losses were against Lakeland and Holy Cross. … Led by four-year ace Abbey Hogan, Lake-Lehman is playing very good softball. The Black Knights are on a six-game win streak. Chloe VanGorder has four doubles and two home runs. The Black Knights lost twice to Redeemer, 5-0 and 6-1. … Paige Parchinski is batting .480 with 24 RBIs for Lakeland, while Abbey Stalter is batting .435. … Hanover Area has some solid power bats, including Emilee Bobos, who leads the team with four home runs. Sarah Tuzinski and Kasidy Slusser are both good pitchers. The Hawkeyes’ five losses were by five, four, two, one and one run each. … Madison Cruser of Dunmore is batting .391. Marlena Pegula has three doubles with a .323 average. … Alexis Bruno has four doubles and three homers for Meyers. Erin Morris have five doubles. … Paxton Postlethwaite is batting .393, while Katelyn Dovin is at .333. … Erin Leonard has five doubles for GAR, including a pair in the Grenadiers’ 18-3 win at MMI Prep. Bottom line: Holy Redeemer’s been to five straight district finals, four of which went to extra innings. Expect some dramatic happenings in this tournament. Hats off to Montrose, which did everything it needed to do to earn the top seed. However, some fans would say Redeemer and Mid Valley are the two best teams, potentially setting up for a great semifinal game. CLASS 2A Defending champ: Holy Cross Moving on: The champion advances to the first round of the PIAA playoffs, where it will play the District 4 champion on June 4. Dates: First round, today; quarterfinals, Wednesday; semifinals, May 29; championship, May 31. Seeds: 1. Holy Cross (9-3), 2. Lackawanna Trail (8-4), 3. Blue Ridge (8-4), 4. Northwest (8-6), 5. Wyoming Seminary (8-6), 6. Old Forge (6-6), 7. Elk Lake (5-7), 8. Mountain View (2-10), 9. Riverside (2-10). Fun fact: Deja vu? Once again, Northwest is the No. 4 seed. Once again, Sem is No. 5. Last year, the WVC rivals went head-to-head and, despite Northwest having home-field advantage and momentum, Sem earned an 11-1 win. Breakdown: Holy Cross’ Lindsey Leppo is batting .366 and Olivia Krupski .362. Jenna Bradley is an NCAA Division I recruit with a 0.59 ERA and 109 strikeouts. … Laurelann Penn is batting .429 for Lackawanna Trail. Allison Decker and Sam Baltrusaitis are each batting .400 with three home runs. … Danielle Goff of Blue Ridge is batting .561, but she doesn’t have any teammates batting higher than .320. … Courtney Cragle, Brooke Harvey, Nicole Cragle and Trista Babcock have all hit home runs for Northwest, which plays its best softball at home. The Rangers have a few pitchers to offer different looks at batters. … Delaney Romanchick has 127 strikeouts for Sem. She also leads the Blue Knights with three home runs, while Aubrey Mytych has added two home runs. Sem split its season series with Northwest, 1-1. … Hannah Acevedo is batting .344 for Old Forge. Denise Evans is batting .310. … Elk Lake’s Tamara Voda is hitting .404 with 19 RBIs. Lynda Lawrence has 14 RBIs. … Mountain View’s Kelsey Rumola has scored six runs with a .250 average. … Riverside’s Julia Antoniacci is batting .342, while Hailey Scardo is at .325. Bottom line: The WVC is guaranteed one win with Sem and Northwest going head-to-head. That’s a toss-up. The winner, however, will likely have its hands full with defending champion Holy Cross. Sem gave the Crusaders a tough game last year, ultimately losing 5-3. CLASS A Defending champ: Williams Valley Moving on: The champion advances to the first round of the PIAA playoffs, where it will play the District 4 champion on June 4. Dates: Quarterfinals, Tuesday; semifinals, Thursday; championship, May 29 or 30. Seeds: 1. Williams Valley (18-1), 2. Notre Dame East Stroudsburg (16-3), 3. Nativity BVM (14-6), 4. Mahanoy (13-7), 5. Forest City (9-8), 6. Lincoln Leadership (5-9). Breakdown: Like in Class 5A, this is a subregional tournament with District 11 and all games (league and exhibition) count toward a team’s power rating. In this case, however, the WVC does not have a team that qualified. … While Susquehanna and MMI Prep missed the cut, Forest City is representing District 2. — MATT BUFANO, STAFF WRITER