High School Sports

District 6 Class A, AA first-round matchups set for boys and girls basketball tournaments

The District 6 Class A and AA first-round matchups are set for the boys’ and girls’ basketball tournament, which begins Monday.

The Penns Valley boys’ basketball team earned the highest seed of local teams in Class AA. The No. 3 Rams will take on No. 14 Bishop McCort in the first round. No. 15 Bald Eagle Area will open against second-seeded West Branch.

Tyrone earned the top seed in Class AA boys and will face No. 16 Cambria Heights.

In Class AA girls, No. 6 Penns Valley will take on No. 11 Philipsburg-Osceola. The winner will advance to face No. 3 Tyrone. The Lady Rams beat the Lady Mounties 56-39 in December, and the teams meet again Thursday.

Bishop McCort is the top seed in Claa AA girls and faces either No. 8 Ligonier Valley or No. 9 Central Cambria.

In Class A boys, No. 10 St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy takes on No. 7 Williamsburg. The winner advances to play No. 2 Homer Center.

The dates, times and sites of the games were not announced Monday.

The Class AAA and AAAA brackets will be announced next week, with those tournaments beginning Feb. 21.