Brockway Boys’ Hoops Takes on WPIAL Power Lincoln Park in PIAA Playoffs Saturday

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MONROEVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – The Brockway boys’ basketball team will face WPIAL powerhouse Lincoln Park in the opening round of the PIAA Class AA boys’ basketball playoffs Saturday afternoon at Gateway High School.

(Photo of Brockway’s Corey Carr by Paul Burdick)

(9-2) Brockway (12-13) vs. (7-2) Lincoln Park (22-4)

When and where: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at Gateway High School

Winner gets: Greenville vs. Washington winner

About Brockway: The Rovers hopes at a PIAA playoff berth seemed slim when they started the year 5-12. But they rolled off seven straight wins to get to the D9 title game before falling, 38-31, to Kane … Brockway is in the PIAA playoffs for the first time since 2013 and is looking for its first PIAA victory since beating New Brighton in 1997 … Jake Wineberg is the only Rover to average in double digits scoring 10.8 ppg. Carter Adams adds 8.9 ppg and Corey Carr 8.4 ppg.

About Lincoln Park: This is the Leopards second season at Class AA after being in Class A – they won the Class A title in 2014. Last season, they lost in the opening round of the PIAA playoffs to West Middlesex … Lincoln Park dropped a 49-45 decision to Aliquippa in the WPIAL title game. The Leopards other losses have come to D10 A champion Kennedy Catholic, Allderdice, considered one of the top Class AAAA team in the state, and New Castle … Lincoln Park is led by junior Nelly Cummings, who has already received a few Division I college offers. Cummings averages 23.8 ppg. Nick Aloi adds 18.2 ppg for the Leopards, who also feature 6-7 senior forward Dermotti Welling.

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