HS RUNDOWN: Liberty, Freedom, Parkland advance in District 11 playoffs
The Liberty, Freedom, and Parkland boys all advanced in the District 11 playoffs on Saturday, while Bethlehem Catholic moved on in the girls bracket.
No. 2 Liberty trailed No. 7 Emmaus late, but rallied to score a flurry of points late in overtime to earn a 52-49 win at Allen's Sewards Gym.
The Hurricanes advance face No. 6 Parkland, which beat Colonial League champion Bangor 63-51 at Pleasant Valley.
Liberty and Parkland will meet in a 4A semifinal Wednesday night that will double as a rematch of last week's LVC title game.
No. 4 Freedom beat No. 5 Easton 40-32 at Sewards Gym. The Patriots will face No. 9 Stroudsburg, which upset No. 1 seed and defending Pocono Mountain West 69-59.
On the girls side, No. 3 Bethlehem Catholic earned a 60-41 win over No. 6 Palmerton in the District 11 3A quarterfinals.
The Golden Hawks will face No. 2 Central Catholic in Wednesday's semifinal round.
No. 4 Northwestern fell to No. 5 North Schuylkill 31-29. North Schuylkill will face No. 1 Southern Lehigh in the semifinals.
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