Posted by on February 26, 2020 1:21 am

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Four Schuylkill League teams advanced to the District XI basketball championship round on Tuesday. Here’s a look at how local teams did in semifinal action:

2020 District XI Basketball Semifinals

Schuylkill League girls’ basketball champs North Schuylkill topped Palmerton in a Class 3A semifinal game, 57-32. The Lady Spartans face Notre Dame-Green Pond, which held Northern Lehigh to just 17 points in a 51-17 final in the other semifinal.

Nativity’s Golden Girls topped Lincoln Leadership in a Class 1A semifinal game, 58-28. They’ll take on Susquehanna Community in the district title game.

In boys’ games on Tuesday, Schuylkill Haven topped Mahanoy Area in an all-Schuylkill Class 2A semifinal game, 65-40. The Hurricanes now play Executive Education Academy in the finals. They beat Williams Valley, 71-56, in the other semifinal.

In Class 5A, Schuylkill League champions Pottsville defeated Bangor, 58-41. The Crimson Tide now play Southern Lehigh in a rematch of last year’s Class 5A championship game. Southern Lehigh topped Blue Mountain, 67-55.

In a Class 4A semifinal, Tamaqua gave up a 21-point early second half lead against Bethlehem Catholic and lost, 60-53.

Full scoreboard from Tuesday:

2020 District XI Class 1A Girls Basketball

SEMIFINALS – Feb. 25

  • Nativity BVM 58, Lincoln Leadership 28
  • Susquehanna Community 48, Salem Christian 25

2020 District XI Class 3A Girls Basketball

SEMIFINALS – Feb. 25

  • Notre Dame-Green Pond 51, Northern Lehigh 17
  • North Schuylkill 57, Palmerton 32

2020 District XI Class 2A Boys Basketball

SEMIFINALS – Feb. 25

  • Executive Education Academy 71, Williams Valley 56
  • Schuylkill Haven 65, Mahanoy Area 40

2020 District XI Class 4A Boys Basketball

SEMIFINALS – Feb. 25, @Freedom HS

  • Bethlehem Catholic 60, Tamaqua 53
  • Allentown Central Catholic 88, Wilson 50

2020 District XI Class 5A Boys Basketball

SEMIFINALS – Feb. 25

  • Pottsville 58, Bangor 41
  • Southern Lehigh 67, Blue Mountain 55

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