Groups: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Woman Marauders (19-6) vs. Penns Manor Woman Comets (23-2)
Web site, time: Mount Aloysius Athletic Convocation and Wellness Heart, 6 p.m., tonight
The coaches: Bishop Guilfoyle — Kristi Kaack (31-16 in two years); Penns Manor — Jason Miloser (129-69 in eight years)
Playoff path: Bishop Guilfoyle — defeated Homer-Heart, 74-51, in District 6 Class 2A quarterfinals; defeated Bellwood-Antis, 67-54, in semifinals. Penns Manor — defeated Claysburg-Kimmel, 62-40, in quarterfinals; defeated Bishop McCort, 36-34, in semifinals.
Beginning lineups: Bishop Guilfoyle — G Sophia Warner, jr., 10; G Leah Homan, so., 22; G-F Aurielle Brunner, jr., 2; G-F Teresa Haigh, jr., 35; F Jamison Consiglio, sr., Three. Penns Manor — G Lauren Dumm, sr., zero; G Lauren Bagley, sr., 10; G Megan Dumm, so., 21; F Kassidy Smith, jr., 22; F Alycia Zayachak, sr., 13
Key reserves: Bishop Guilfoyle — F Blaise Kilmartin, sr., 11; G Daniela Scipioni, jr., 34. Penns Manor — F Anna Peterman, jr., 2; G Abbey Sleppy, sr., 11; G Bailey Orr, sr., 15
Who they get: The winner will play the loser of Friday’s Everett-Windber recreation within the first spherical of the state playoffs. The loser will play the fourth-place finisher from the WPIAL.
Notable: These groups met within the District 6 playoffs two years in the past in legendary Bishop Guilfoyle coach Mark Moschella’s closing recreation. The Comets gained, 40-34, in a recreation the Woman Marauders led for a lot of the second half. Penns Manor positioned fourth in District 6 that 12 months however ended up making it to the PIAA semifinals earlier than dropping in time beyond regulation. … The Woman Marauders are attempting to win their 22nd district title. They’ve gained 11 in 2A (the final in 2005) and 10 in 1A (the final in 2014, which capped a run of eight-straight years profitable that championship). … The Penns Manor women have by no means gained a District 6 championship.
District 6 Class 2A boys closing
Groups: Portage Mustangs (20-5) vs. Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Marauders (22-Three)
Web site, time: Mount Aloysius Athletic Convocation and Wellness Heart, 7:30 p.m., tonight
The coaches: Portage — Travis Kargo (234-235 in 20 years); Bishop Guilfoyle — Chris Drenning (154-57 in eight years)
Playoff path: Portage — defeated Buy Line, 70-37, in District 6 quarterfinals; defeated West Department, 64-38, in semifinals. Bishop Guilfoyle — defeated United, 85-45, in quarterfinals; defeated Homer-Heart, 91-50, in semifinals.
Beginning lineups: Portage — G Payton Zatek, jr., Three; G Koby Kargo, jr., 2; G Kaden Claar, so., Four; F Preston Rainey, jr., 1; F Demetri Miller, jr., 13. Bishop Guilfoyle — G Jessiah Witherspoon, sr., 1; G Kyle Ruggery, sr., 24; G Michael Montecalvo, sr., 35; F Will Helton, sr., 12; F Alex Wooden, jr., 23
Key reserves: Portage — G Mason Kargo, fr., 22; F Andrew Miko, fr., 23; G Gavin Gouse, so., 12; F Luke Scarton, fr., 14. Bishop Guilfoyle — G Patrick Haigh, fr., 11; G Luke Adams, sr., 22; F Michael Woolridge, jr., 30; F Andrew Yanoshak, jr., 32; G-F Konner Kiesewetter, jr., 2
Who they get: The winner will play the sixth-place finisher from the WPIAL. The loser will tackle District 10’s third-place crew.
Notable: The Marauders will likely be going for his or her third consecutive District 6 Class 2A title and their 10th general within the classification. Bishop Guilfoyle has additionally gained 4 Class 1A crowns. … Portage has by no means gained a boys basketball District 6 title. The Mustangs performed for the District 6 Class 1A crown in 2015 once they misplaced, 65-34, to Bishop Carroll. Portage gained its first-round state playoff recreation that 12 months earlier than dropping to Monessen. … Whereas Bishop Guilfoyle begins 4 seniors who performed giant roles within the Marauders’ journey to the PIAA championship recreation final season, Portage has no seniors on its roster.
— Compiled by Michael Boytim