Last updated: January 25. 2014 3:33PM - 2316 Views
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With January coming to a close, District 2 championships in winter sports are right around the corner.

Championships kick off with wrestling at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1 with the team dual tournament, which will be held at the Kingston Armory. Cost of tickets for adults is $6 and $4 for students at the door.

The PIAA District 2 wrestling committee will have seeds determined by Wednesday, Jan. 29. Six total teams from the Wyoming Valley Conference will participate - three from AAA and three from AA. Team states will be held at the Giant Center in Hershey starting Thursday, Feb. 6.

The District 2 individual tournament is also at the Kingston Armory begins at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21. Spectator cost is the 46 for aduls and $4 for students. Individual states begin March 6.

This year’s swimming and diving championships will be held at the Wilkes-Barre CYC.

In AA diving, competition will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. The AAA event will kick off at 3 p.m. The swimming championships will run on Friday, Feb. 28 and March 1. On both days, swimming begins at noon for AA and at 6 p.m. for AAA.

The District 2 first round games for boys and girls basketball begins on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Play-in games will be played on Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15.

The finals for boys A and AAA, along with girls AA will be played on Friday, Feb. 28. The finals for girls A, AAA and boys AA will be played on Wednesday, March 1.

Both basketball tournaments are open tournaments, meaning each school is allowed in. All first round and play in games in the AA and AAA tournaments will be played at the site of the higher seed. The District 2 committee will select the sites and times for all quarterfinal, semifinal and finals games played.

All ticket prices will be $6 for adults and $4 for students at the door.

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