Allied News Sports Staff
MERCER COUNTY AREA —
Five Allied News area teams qualified for the District 10 basketball playoffs which open Thursday.
Mercer and Grove City boys will begin action Thursday in a doubleheader at Mercyhurst University.
Mercer faces Mercyhurst Prep in Class AA action at 6:30 p.m., followed by Grove City battling Erie East at 8 p.m. in Class AAA.
Mercer, Grove City and Slippery Rock girls play Saturday afternoon.
In Class AA, Mercer meets Fairview at 1 p.m. at Kennedy Catholic High.
In Class AAA, Grove City meets Villa Maria at 1 p.m. at Fairview High, while Slippery Rock takes on Harbor Creek at 4 p.m. at Kennedy Catholic.