Freedom and Easton, last year's tournament finalists, each won their first round games on Friday in the Stellar Catch A Rising Star Showcase.

Freedom, the defending Stellar champion, beat Stroudsburg 50-44 in overtime.

Easton, the defending Stellar runner-up, beat Manheim Central, 31-28.

The boys games were played in Parkland High School due to rain.  The girls games were played at Whitehall.

The games will return to Cedar Beach Park on Saturday at 8am.