Temperatures may have reached into the high 70s on Monday, Aug. 12, but it sure felt like fall as the first official practices for the upcoming high school sports season got underway.
According to piaad2.org, golf games begin Monday, Aug. 19 with Lackawanna Trail at Forest City and Mid Valley at Lakeland. Abington Heights is at Honesdale Aug. 21 as Scranton Prep travels to Delaware Valley.
Girls’ tennis begins Aug. 20 with West Scranton at Abington Heights and Scranton Prep at Holy Cross. Girls’ volleyball contests start Aug. 30 with Blue Ridge at Abington Heights. Lackawanna Trail plays at Montrose on Aug. 31.
Boys’ soccer starts with Scranton Prep at Abington Heights on Aug. 30. Lakeland is at Montrose on Sept. 9.
Football kicks off Aug. 30 with Abington Heights at Pittston Area, GAR at Lakeland, and Lackawanna Trail at Nanticoke. Scranton Prep’s season opens Aug. 31 vs Wyoming Area.
Girls’ soccer begins Sept. 3 with Abington Heights at Scranton Prep and Lakeland at Carbondale. The cross country season begins with Abington Heights and Scranton Prep racing on Sept. 4. Lackawanna Trail and Lakeland have their first meets on Sept. 10.