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Cathedral Prep-New Castle to play at Edinboro

The much anticipated Cathedral Prep-New Castle showdown will take place Saturday at 1 p.m. at Edinboro’s McComb Fieldhouse. Lakeview and Beaver Falls will now follow at 3 p.m. in Class AA boys. There will also be a District 10 doubleheader at North Allegheny High School. Kennedy Catholic and Vincentian Academy play at 1 p.m. in Class A girls followed by Franklin and South Park at 2:30 p.m. The West Middlesex boys will play at IUP at 2:30 p.m.

Full second-round schedule for District 10 teams.

Class AAA boys
At New Castle High School
General McLane vs. Montour, 8 p.m.

Class AA boys
At Indiana University
West Middlesex vs. Conemaugh Township, 2:30 p.m.
At Edinboro’s McComb Fieldhouse
Lakeview vs. Beaver Falls, 3 p.m.
Class AAAA boys
At Edinboro’s McComb Fieldhouse
Cathedral Prep vs. New Castle, 1 p.m.
Class A girls
At North Allegheny High School
Kennedy Catholic vs. Vincentian Academy, 1 p.m.
Class AAA girls
At North Allegheny High School
Franklin vs. South Park, 2:30 p.m.

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Basketball, PIAA

10 Responses to Cathedral Prep-New Castle to play at Edinboro

  1. d10fan says:

    each school only has 500 tickets to start. I question the doubleheader with the size of the fan base.

  2. Tom Reisenweber says:

    Word is the PIAA couldn’t get Duquesne. Will just have to make do with what they have.

  3. brian says:

    do you think they will have tickets for sale at game and if not how can you get tickets if not from one of the schools,

  4. Tom Reisenweber says:

    The tickets are soldout at the schools. There wil be about 1,000 tickets available at the door.


  5. BBall Fan says:


    What time are they opening ticket sales at Edinboro? Do you think noon is a safe time to get there for these games?

    Also, where does all this money go? You are talking 20K+ just at Edinboro Saturday. I know they have to pay a fee to use the facilities, but that cannot be anywhere near what they bring in.

  6. Tom Reisenweber says:

    BBall Fan,
    Tickets go on sale at noon. You might want to get there a little before as I imagine there will be a line.

    All of the money, after expenses, goes to the PIAA. I believe a portion to D-10 and some to the schools. Games like this help D-10 pay the PIAA fees for every school in D-10.


  7. tom says:

    story is new castle fans going to start tail gating at boro at 9:00 am

  8. JC says:

    This is an absurd decision. Why would you limit each school to only 500 tickets and sell 1,000 at the door??? I can’t stress enough how dumb that is.

    Another thing that drives me crazy with this is why not make the 2nd game start at 4:00 and clear the gym in between?? That way you could give each school 1,500 tickets. The powers that be at the PIAA have dropped the ball on this one.

  9. D Zimmer says:

    Any Internet radio?

    Florida Fan

  10. Tom Reisenweber says:

    I will be live blogging.

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