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Boys Basketball: Woodland Hills will make first PIAA appearance in 22 years

Written by Keith Barnes on .

It's not quite uncharted territory for Woodland Hills making a sojourn into to the PIAA Class 6A playoffs, but it's definitely the road less traveled for the Wolverines.

Woodland Hills (16-9) has not been to the state tournament since making it to the second round in 1994-95. But the Wolverines will have a difficult draw as the No. 4 seed from the WPIAL will take on District 6 champion State College (20-4) Saturday at Bald Eagle Area.

Junior Drew Friberg leads the Little Lions, averaging 17.5 points-per-game, while senior Tommy Sekunda at 16.5 a night.

State College lost in the first round of the state playoffs each of the last two years. The Little Lions have not won a PIAA tournament game since defeating Seneca Valley, 55-54, in double overtime in 2009 and have lost six consecutive state playoffs games. No District 6 team has advanced into the second round since Hollidaysburg in 2010.