The New Castle News sports department is airing its sixth classic New Castle High School basketball game Tuesday on its Facebook page.
This week’s “Quarantine Classic” pits the 2013-14 Red Hurricane against Hampton in the PIAA Class AAAA quarterfinals in a game at Bethel Park High School. New Castle (28-0), which beat Hampton (24-4) in the previous three WPIAL championship games, faces the Talbots having won eight straight in the rivalry. New Castle comes into the game on a 48-game winning streak against teams from the WPIAL.
The weekly video, available for viewing on the News’ Facebook page at facebook.com/newcastlenewspa, will also feature News sportswriter Ron Poniewasz Jr. and local attorney Larry Kelly for special pre- and post-game commentary to get fans ready for the action.