FARRELL, Pa. (WKBN) – Farrell’s riding high after notching its third straight District 10 title by defeating Kennedy Catholic.
Now, the Steelers must prepare for their first-round opponent of the state tournament in the Gators of Geibel Catholic.
This Friday, viewers at home will get their chance to see Farrell compete in the playoffs at 7 p.m. on WKBN’s High School Boys Basketball Game of the Week.
The winner will play against either Harmony or DuBois Central Catholic on Tuesday in the second round of the PIAA Class A tournament.
High School Boys’ Basketball Game of the Week
Friday, March 10, 2023, at 7 p.m. LIVE on MyYTV
Geibel Catholic (17-8) at Farrell (20-4)
You can watch the Game of the Week:
Digital over the air at 33.2
Armstrong Cable Channel 13 and 108
Comcast Cable Channel 3
Direct TV Channel 15
MyYTV – Spectrum Channel 997 or 1008
Mar. 8, 2022 – Farrell, 67-55 (PIAA Class A First Round)
Last year, Lamont Samuels scored 21 points to lead the Steelers by Geibel Catholic in the state tournament’s opening round – 67-55. Omar Stewart and Kabron Smith added 14 and 13 points respectively for Farrell.
Scoring Offense: Geibel Catholic, 69.1; Farrell, 66.6
Scoring Defense: Farrell, 45.3; Geibel Catholic, 60.0
–Farrell defeated Kennedy Catholic, 59-40, to take home its third straight District 10 title as Kylon Wilson and Nasir O’Kane each paced the Steelers with 15 points apiece.
-In their semifinal win, Farrell was led by Nasir O’Kane’s 14 and James Harrison’s 11 points in their 64-55 victory over Rocky Grove.
-The Steelers last lost on Jan. 15 to Shenango, 63-59. The Wildcats outscored Farrell in the fourth quarter by 9 points to get the win at the Ron Galbreath Classic on the campus of Westminster.
-The Gators started the season with a 1-5 record after their first contest in the Berlin Brothersvalley Tournament (loss to Conemaugh Township, 68-55).
-After falling to Imani Christian in the WPIAL (A) Semifinals, 75-57. Geibel was turned away last Tuesday by Carlynton, 79-39.
-In their last win, the Gators registered a 66-64 victory over Neighborhood Academy. Trevon White tallied 30 points as Jaydis Kennedy had 26 in their quarterfinal decision.
Past 2 State Tournament Trips for Farrell
Second Round – Lost to Elk County Catholic, 66-53
First Round – Defeated Geibel Catholic, 67-55
First Round – Lost to Berlin Brothersvalley, 70-49