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Becahi's Kyle Young and the rest of the Hawks are the top seed in the EPC tournament, which begins on Friday, along with the start of the Colonial League tourament. Becahi's Kyle Young and the rest of the Hawks are the top seed in the EPC tournament, which begins on Friday, along with the start of the Colonial League tourament.

EPC, Colonial announces tourney matchups

Thursday, February 7, 2019 by Scott Pagel spagel@tnonline.com in Sports

The East Penn Conference and Colonial League announced matchups for their respective league tournaments, which start Friday.

In the EPC, the Bethlehem Catholic boys get the top seed and will host eight-seed Easton at 7:30 p.m. Emmaus earns the second seed and will host Central at 6 p.m.

Freedom takes the fifth seed and will travel to Nazareth for a 7:30 p.m. game while Allen sneaked in on the final night of play to earn the sixth seed and a date at Pocono Mountain East for a 7 p.m. game.

The semifinals will take place Tuesday, Feb. 12, with a 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. doubleheader with the finals on Friday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. Semifinal and final sites are to be determined.

In the EPC girls bracket, Bethlehem Catholic is also the top seed and will play Pleasant Valley (8th) in a 6 p.m. game. Northampton earned the second seed and it will host Central Catholic at 7 p.m.

The Parkland girls will be the fifth seed and travel to Freedom for a 7 p.m. game while Pocono Mountain West is the sixth seed and will travel to take on Nazareth at 6 p.m.

The semifinals will be Wednesday, Feb. 13, with 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. games while the finals will be Friday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m. before the boys game.

In the Colonial League, Moravian Academy is the boys top seed and will await the winner of Bangor and Wilson, which is a game with the seeds and time to be determined, but will take place Friday night at the location of the higher seed.

In the other half of the bracket, Southern Lehigh is the two-seed and will play the winner of Northern Lehigh (6) at Notre Dame (3), which takes place at 7 p.m.

Both semifinal games are scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Catasauqua with the Lions in the 7:30 p.m. game and the Spartans in the 6 p.m. game. The finals are Friday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. at a site to be determined.

In girls action, Notre Dame is the top seed and will await the winner of Bangor (4) and Wilson (5) on Friday night, with a time to be determined. Southern Lehigh is the second seed and will take on the winner of Moravian Academy (6) at Northwestern at 6 p.m.

Girls semifinals are on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Catasauqua with the Crusaders in the 7:30 p.m. game and the Spartans in the 6 p.m. game. The finals take place on Friday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m. at a site to be determined.