Eight Berks women’s basketball teams advance to District 3 playoffs

Eight Berks women’s basketball teams will play in the District 3 playoffs.

Class 3A Brandywine Heights was the only team in the county to earn a No. 1 seed.

In Class 6A, No. 9 seed Wilson (16-5) and No. 11 seed Gov. Mifflin (15-8) will represent Berks.

The Bulldogs will face eighth-seeded Penn Manor (15-7) in the first round on Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. The Mustangs will face sixth-seeded Cumberland Valley (17-4) on the same night. The top seven from the 12-team pool will advance to the state playoffs.

In Class 5A, the No. 8 seed Twin Valley (14-8) will host the No. 9 Spring Grove (9-11) in the first round on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. The top eight from the 16-team pool will advance to the state playoffs.

In Class 4A, No. 3 seed Berks Catholic (19-4), No. 4 Schuylkill Valley (20-2) and No. 10 Wyomissing (13-9) qualified.

The Saints and Panthers earned byes in the first round. Berks Catholic will host sixth-seeded Big Spring (18-4) in the quarterfinals on Feb. 25 at 7 p.m., while Schuylkill Valley will host fifth-seeded Lancaster Catholic (17-4) the same night.

The Spartans will play No. 7 Bermudian Springs (18-4) in the first round on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. If Wyomissing wins, it will play No. 2 Eastern York (19-2) in the quarterfinals on Feb. 25. at 19 ‘o clock

The top six from the 10-team pool will advance to the state playoffs.

In Class 3A, Brandywine Heights (17-5) earned a bye to the semifinals in the six-team pool. The Bullets will host the quarter-final winner between No. 4 York Catholic (10-12) and No. 5 Susquenita (11-9) on Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.

The top four advance to the state playoffs. Since Brandywine Heights has already earned a spot in the semi-finals, they have qualified for the PIAA tournament.

In Class 1A, the No. 5 seed High Point (14-7) will play No. 4 New Covenant Christian (12-6) in the quarterfinals on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. The top four of the eight-team pool advance to the state playoffs.

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