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Sites, times announced for first round of PIAA basketball tournaments

Penns Valley girls basketball coach Karen McCaffrey draws out a diagram for her players during a timeout of the District 6 Class 3A quarterfinal game against Central on Feb. 22. The Lady Rams will play in the first round of the state tournament at 7:30 p.m. Friday against South Park at Bald Eagle Area.
Penns Valley girls basketball coach Karen McCaffrey draws out a diagram for her players during a timeout of the District 6 Class 3A quarterfinal game against Central on Feb. 22. The Lady Rams will play in the first round of the state tournament at 7:30 p.m. Friday against South Park at Bald Eagle Area. adrey@centredaily.com

Four Centre County teams will continue their season dreams of winning a state title this week — and now they know when and where their first-round games will take place.

The PIAA announced sites and times Sunday for the opening round of the boys’ and girls’ state basketball tournaments. Three local teams will play Friday — two at Bald Eagle Area — while another will compete Saturday.

Here’s the schedule for the local teams:

Friday

Class A boys: St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy (District 6 third seed) vs. Vincentian Academy (District 7 second seed), 7:30 p.m. at Mount Lebanon High School

Class 3A girls: Penns Valley (District 6 second seed) vs. South Park (District 7 fourth seed), 7:30 p.m. at Bald Eagle Area High School

Class 6A girls: State College (District 6 second seed) vs. Bethel Park (District 7 third seed), 6 p.m. at Bald Eagle Area High School

Saturday

Class A girls: St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy (District 6 third seed) vs. Quigley Catholic (District 7 third seed), 4:30 p.m. at North Hills High School

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