PIAA basketball sites, times: Mars vs. Moon boys semifinal at New Castle

Saturday, March 16, 2019 | 10:45 AM

The PIAA needed an out-of-this-world site for a state semifinal between Mars and Moon — or at least a gym with lots of seats.

It chose New Castle.

The WPIAL Class 5A boys finalists will rematch at 7 p.m. Monday at New Castle with the winner headed to Hershey for the state finals. Mars defeated Moon, 58-56, when the teams met March 1 in the WPIAL finals at Petersen Events Center.

The PIAA also announced that Class A boys semifinalists Monessen and Vincentian Academy will play at 7 p.m. Monday at Mt. Lebanon.

In the Class 6A girls bracket, WPIAL champion Peters Township plays Upper Dublin at 6 p.m. Monday at Bald Eagle Area in Wingate.

Chris Harlan is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Chris by email at charlan@triblive.com or via Twitter .

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