MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – Citing the potential for bad weather later in the day, the PIAA has moved the championship softball games Thursday up a half-hour each meaning DuBois Central Catholic will now play at 10:30 a.m.
SCHEDULE CHANGE – THURSDAY, JUNE 16 ONLY – Due to the forecasted weather for Thursday with a chance of storms in the late afternoon/evening hours. Friday game times remain as scheduled. pic.twitter.com/0VnWTKP2bM
— PIAA (@PIAASports) June 15, 2022
The Lady Cardinals are facing Montgomery for the Class 1A title. The game was originally set for 11 a.m.
As of 2 p.m. June 15, Accuweather’s forecast for June 16 in State College was calling for “very warm; a morning shower followed by a heavy thunderstorm in the afternoon; thunderstorms can bring hail and damaging winds.”
The hourly forecast on Accuweather for Thursday showed a 37% chance for rain at 10 a.m., a 32% chance for rain at 11 a.m., Noon, and 1 p.m. a 34% chance of rain at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., a 40% chance of rain at 4 p.m., a 51% chance of rain with thunderstorms at 5 p.m., and a 47% chance of rain at both 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
There are two games following the DCC/Montgomery game. The 3A title game between Lewisburg and Avonworth will now be played at 12:30 p.m. and the 5A title game between Pittston Area and Armstrong will now be played at 2:30 p.m.
Baseball games for Thursday are now currently affected, and all baseball and softball games Friday are still at their original times.