District 6 Championship games are tonight for the Triple-A class and tomorrow night for the Double-A class. Three Heritage Conference teams are looking to win championships, starting tonight with the women’s Triple-A title match featuring second seed River Valley against top seed Forest Hills.
Coach Ric Brown’s River Valley Panthers enter tonight’s game with a 20-4 record and wins over Huntingdon and Penn Cambria in the playoffs. Forest Hills is 20-5, with playoff wins over Penns Valley and Westmont Hilltop. Common opponents include Richland and Bishop McCort. Forest Hills swept two games against Richland and River Valley beat Richland in their only meeting. As for Bishop McCort, River Valley beat the top-ranked Double-A team while Forest Hills lost twice to the Crushers.
Tonight’s game will air on Cat Country, 106.3 FM and on Renda Digital TV, which you can watch by visiting catcountry1063fm.com.
The River Valley girls will get a big start en route to Central Cambria for tonight’s championship game. The bus will leave the school at 4:10 p.m. and make a detour through Blairsville on its way.
Tomorrow night at the Double-A Championships, Homer Center will face Bishop McCort for the women’s title and Penns Manor will face Portage for the men’s championship. Both of these games will air simultaneously on Cat Country 106.3 FM and WCCS, FM 101.1 and AM 1160, and you can also watch them both on Renda Digital TV, which you can access by visiting either another station.
SMULIK IS COMMITTED TO ROCK
Another Heritage Conference basketball note today: West Shamokin star forward Trevor Smulik announced on his Twitter account and the school’s Facebook page yesterday that he had accepted an offer to play college basketball for La Roche University.
In last Saturday’s game against Portage, Smulik passed Dylan Henderson to become West Shamokin’s all-time leading scorer with 1,463 points.