The Heritage Conference Championships are coming to the Kovalchick Complex tonight, with the Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball Championships on The Road to KCAC presented by First Commonwealth Bank. (Buy your tickets here Where watch online here.)
The girls start at 6:00 a.m. with the East’s top seed, Penns Manor, taking on the West’s number one team, Homer-Center.
The Comets enter the game with an 11-1 regular-season conference record, followed by their semifinal win over River Valley. The Wildcats were 9-2 in the regular season, with a victory over Purchase Line in the semifinals. The two teams met at their Heritage Conference openers on December 14and at Penns Manor, with the Comets picking up a 46-45 victory.
Penns Manor coach Jason Miloser says Homer Center has a lot of weapons.
Homer-Center coach Nick Moore said his daughters are thrilled to play at KCAC.
The Boys’ Championship is a rematch of last season’s title match, when West Shamokin beat United at West Shamokin. This year, with the return to divisional play, United won the East and West Shamokin finished second. In the semi-finals, United beat the West’s number two team, Cambria Heights, while West Shamokin won on the road, knocking out the East’s top team, Penns Manor.
Lions and Wolves have split their two games this season, with each winning on the other’s turf.
United manager Matt Rodkey says West Shamokin is going to be tough.
West Shamokin manager Judd McCullough knows United will arrive “with a chip on their shoulder” after losing the league game last year and being beaten on January 31.st. He says returning to KCAC is very special.
We’re on the air from KCAC tonight at 5:20 on 92.5 FM U92 and the TribLive High School Sports Network. You can also watch the game on Renda Digital TV by clicking the video link on any of our four Renda Broadcasting websites.