OK. … By all indications the 2021 Lackawanna League season is set to tip-off.

There are two schools — Honesdale and Montrose — which remain in a delayed start with expectations to start up with games Jan. 28. Lakeland is also paused until Jan. 26.

Four programs have started their seasons with nonleague games. Riverside, which is 4-1, is off and running, while Delaware Valley, Western Wayne and now North Pocono got a dress rehearsal before the league schedule starts Friday.

 

Here are the results

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

Nonleague

Riverside 62, Tunkhannock 45

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 11

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

Nonleague

Riverside 64, Delaware Valley 47

 

Riverside’s Frank Antoniacci takes a shot in the first half of Wednesday’s game against Hanover Area.
Photo by Jake Danna Stevens

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

Nonleague

Riverside 62, Hanover Area 41

Tunkhannock 55, Delaware Valley 42

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

Nonleague

Riverside 54, Wyoming Area 42

 

North Pocono wins Lackawanna College Dual Enrollment Classic

North Pocono Trojans

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 19

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

Nonleague

North Pocono 61, Riverside 43

Delaware Valley 58, Hanover Area 42

Nanticoke 57, Western Wayne 31

 


 

WHAT’S AHEAD

 

The coronavirus pandemic mitigation efforts and guidelines remain in effect regarding indoor gathering restrictions. Therefore, schools in the Lackawanna League are offering ways for fans to view and support their teams and family members.

 

HOW TO SEE YOUR TEAMS

 

 

FRIDAY’S SCHEDULE

 

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

Division I

7-Abington Heights at 4-Scranton 

  • The two teams split their meetings last season with Scranton winning 56-43 and Abington Heights rebounding for a 41-36 win in the rematch.

Division II

Honesdale at Delaware Valley (1-2) — PPD to Feb. 1

Division III

Dunmore at Lakeland — PPD to Feb. 3

9-Mid Valley at Carbondale Area

Old Forge at 6-Holy Cross

  • Holy Cross has won nine straight Division III games and is the defending three-time champion¬†

Division IV

Forest City at Blue Ridge

Susquehanna at Montrose — PPD to Feb. 6

Lackawanna Trail at Mountain View

Crossovers

8-West Scranton at 5-North Pocono (1-0)

Wallenpaupack at 1-Scranton Prep

  • Wallenpaupack is the defending D2 Class 5A Champion; Scranton Prep is the defending D2 Class 4A Champion.

10-Western Wayne (0-1) at 2-Valley View

Elk Lake at 3-Riverside (4-1)

 

North Pocono’s Ryan Ruddy drives past Riverside’s Frankie Antoniacci during the second half of Tuesday’s game at Lackawanna College Student Union.
Photo by Jake Danna Stevens

 

 

LACKAWANNA LEAGUE STANDINGS

 

 

TIMES-TRIBUNE TOP 10