Basketball

4 Franklin Co. teams qualify for District 3 hoops playoffs

District 3 has officially released its basketball tournament brackets and four teams from Franklin County are included.

— In boys Class 6A, Chambersburg (16-6) received the No. 9 seed and will play a first-round game at No. 8 McCaskey (15-7) on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.

— In boys Class 5A, Shippensburg (17-5) got the No. 5 seed, thereby earning a home game for the first round. The Greyhounds will host No. 12 Cedar Cliff (13-9) on Monday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m.

— Two teams qualified in girls Class 5A and will play on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. No. 12 Shippensburg (13-9) will travel to play No. 5 Spring Grove (16-6), while No. 13 Greencastle-Antrim (14-7) will hit the road to play No. 4 Twin Valley (17-5).

In Class 4A boys, James Buchanan (11-11) just missed a playoff berth, finishing at No. 11 in the rankings, with 10 teams getting in the playoffs.