Area teams gearing up for PIAA state quarterfinals
Eight teams from our Big Ticket coverage area are still alive in the state playoffs.
Parkland, Catasauqua, Berks Catholic, North Penn, Neshaminy, and Schuylkill Haven will all play PIAA state quarterfinal games this weekend.
The other two teams - Phillipsburg and Hunterdon Central - will be off this weekend before playing their respective New Jersey sectional championship games in two weeks.
Phillipsburg will play Easton in their annual Thanksgiving Day rivalry game at Lafayette's Fisher Stadium.
Catasauqua, which will play a state playoff on Saturday, will also play its Thanksgiving Day rivalry game against Northampton at Muhlenberg's Scotty Wood Stadium.
Here's a look at this weekend's PIAA state quarterfinals involving our area teams.
PIAA 4A STATE QUARTERFINALS
(10-3) North Penn vs. (12-1) Neshaminy -- Friday, 7pm, Souderton HS
(10-3) St. Joe's Prep vs. (12-1) Parkland -- Saturday, 1pm, BASD Stadium
PIAA 2A STATE QUARTERFINALS
(12-1) Catasauqua vs. (12-1) Imhotep Charter -- Saturday, 1pm, Germantown HS
(13-0) Berks Catholic vs. (11-2) Troy -- Saturday, 1pm, Towanda HS
PIAA A STATE QUARTERFINAL
(12-1) Old Forge vs. (10-3) Schuylkill Haven -- Friday, 7pm, Blue Mountain HS
Copyright 2013 WFMZ. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Bound bodies of 2 men found in Schuylkill River; 3rd hurt
School district loses millions in 'risky financial agreement'
Three pedestrians struck near Allentown Fairgrounds
Small plane goes down in Amity; 2 people taken to hospital
Rollover accident snarls traffic on West Shore Bypass
Basketball game leads to shooting, stabbing in South Allentown park
2 arrested in deadly beating of Lehigh County man in OCMD
Amish horse-and-buggy occupants robbed at gunpoint
Teen jumps from burning building in Stroudsburg
Caught on camera: Burglars repeatedly strike Berks business