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Jaxon Costello and the Salisbury boys are ready for the Colonial League playoffs and will host to Moravian Academy. Jaxon Costello and the Salisbury boys are ready for the Colonial League playoffs and will host to Moravian Academy.

Colonial League announces basketball playoff pairings

Thursday, February 9, 2017 by Scott Pagel spagel@tnonline.com in Sports

The Colonial League announced its boys and girls playoff brackets this week. Six boys and girls team advanced to the league playoffs and opening round action begins on Saturday, Feb. 11, for both the boys and girls.

At the top of the boys bracket, three-seed Salisbury plays host to six-seed Moravian Academy at 7 p.m. The winner of this game advances to play second-seed Southern Lehigh. This game takes place at Catasauqua at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15.

At the bottom of the boys bracket, Notre Dame Green Pond is the fourth seed and will host five seed Saucon Valley at 7 p.m. on Friday. The winner of this game advances to play top-seed Bangor. This game takes place at Catty as well and is a 7:30 p.m. start as game two of the doubleheader.

The finals are slated for Friday, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. at a site to be determined.

On the girls side, action begins Saturday with two afternoon games. Bangor will host Salisbury at 3 p.m. and Moravian Academy will host Northwestern also at 3 p.m.

The winner of the Bangor-Salisbury game will face second-seed Notre Dame Green Pond while the winner of Northwestern-Moravian will take on top seed Southern Lehigh.

Semifinal games are both scheduled for Catasauqua on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The Crusaders will play in the 6 p.m. game with the Spartans in the 7:30 game.

Girls finals are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 17, at 6 p.m. at a site to be determined.