The best of District 9 and District 10 competitive spirit will be on full display Saturday, as both districts are set to hold their championships.
The District 9 championships will be held at Moniteau High School at 2 p.m. (doors open at 1), while the District 10 championships will be held at the Hagerty Family Events Center in Erie, beginning at 12 p.m. (doors open at 11 a.m.).
Here’s a brief look at each
There are a total of 10 teams competing in three separate divisions. St. Marys, Punxsutawney, Bradford, and Moniteau will be in the small school division, while Karns City, Johnsonburg, and Elk County Catholic will be in the large school division.
In addition, three teams – A-C Valley, Clarion-Limestone, and DuBois will be competing in the co-ed division.
St. Marys will get things going at 2:10 p.m., followed by Punxsy, Bradford, Moniteau, A-C Valley, Clarion-Limestone, DuBois, Johnsonburg, Elk County Catholic, and wrapping up with Karns City.
Per District 9, seven teams will qualify to advance to the PIAA championships at Hershey’s GIANT Center on Jan. 29.
Last season, Karns City, Clarion-Limestone, Elk County Catholic, and Moniteau advanced to states.
ECC finished third and Karns City fifth at the PIAA championship a year ago.
Tickets can be purchased here: https://piaad9.hometownticketing.com/embed/all
The competition will be live-streamed, for a $10 fee, at SportScopelive.com.
D10 will also crown three champions, with five teams entered in the competition. Four will advance to Hershey.
Defending PIAA champion McDowell will automatically advance as the only co-ed team in the field. Warren and Oil City, meanwhile, are in the large school division, while Hickory and Lakeview are in the small school division.
Warren is the defending large-school champion and Hickory the defending small school champion. The Dragons finished sixth at the PIAA championships a year ago.
Tickets can be purchased here: https://piaadistrict10.hometownticketing.com/embed/all
There is no known live stream of the District 10 event
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