Scranton Prep’s quest for a District 2 Class 2A championship ended with a loss to rival Crestwood last week. However, the Cavaliers secured a spot in the PIAA playoffs for the first time in the program’s history.
Tuesday afternoon — weather permitting — the Cavaliers will open the state tournament against defending state champion Bishop Shanahan at Harriton High School in Rosemont, Pa.
It has been a steady climb for the Cavaliers program to a state qualifying program.
Scranton Prep Season Records
- 2013: 7-7
- 2014: 9-5
- 2015: 8-4
- 2016: 10-3 (WVC Division II Champions)
- 2017: 8-6
- 2018: 13-4
- 2019: 13-6
PIAA 2 CLASS 2A FIRST ROUND
Scranton Prep Cavaliers
Bishop Shanahan Eagles
Tuesday, 4 p.m. Harriton HS
SCRANTON PREP CAVALIERS
- RECORD: 13-6.
- PLAYERS TO WATCH: Greg Fisher 56 goals, 31 assists; Michael McGrath 40 goals, 17 assists; Chase Stephens 38 goals, six assists; Luke Brunetti 16 goals, 20 assists.
- NOTE: Greg Fisher has scored more than 100 goals in his career for the Cavaliers, who are in the state playoffs for the first time in program history which began in 2013.
BISHOP SHANAHAN EAGLES
- RECORD: 18-1.
- PLAYERS TO WATCH: Bryan Rafferty Committed to play at St. Bonaventure, has 100 career goals; Owen Murray; Kyle Gucwa; Nic Pezone (goalie).
- NOTE: Bishop Shanahan is the defending PIAA Class 2A Champions.
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