The two TIMES NEWS area teams involved in the District 11 soccer playoffs received high seeds on Monday night.

Colonial League champ Northwestern grabbed the top seed in Class AA. In Class AAA, Mountain Valley Conference champion Pleasant Valley was seeded second behind Lehigh Valley Conference titlist Emmaus.

The District 11 tournament will get underway on Wednesday with a pair of qualifying round games in Class AA and three in Class AAA.

There are 10 teams in the Class AA field. Northwestern has a bye into the quarterfinal round on Friday when it hosts the winner of the Pen Argyl-Palisades game at 4 p.m. Three teams in Class AA advance into the PIAA State Tournament

The Class AAA field has 11 teams. Pleasant Valley is also off until Friday's quarterfinal round. The Bears will entertain the winner of the Bangor-Liberty game at 4 p.m. The two teams in Class AAA move on to the PIAA State Tournament.

DISTRICT 11 SOCCER

TOURNAMENT

Class AA

Opening Round

Wednesday, May 19

No. 9 Palisades at No. 8 Pen Argyl, 4 p.m.

No. 7 Lehigh Valley Christian at No. 10 Salisbury, 6:30 p.m.

Quarterfinal Round

Friday, May 21

Winner of Palisades/Pen Argyl game at No. 1 Northwestern, 4 p.m.

No. 5 Wilson vs. No. 4 Allentown Central Catholic at Lehigh Co. Fields, 4 p.m.

No. 6 Bethlehem Catholic at No. 3 Saucon Valley, 4 p.m.

Winner of LV Christian/Salisbury game at No. 2 Southern Lehigh, 4 p.m.

Semifinal Round

Tuesday, May 25

at Emmaus

Finals and Consolation

Thursday, May 27

at Emmaus

Class AAA

Opening Round

Wednesday, May 19

No. 9 Stroudsburg at No. 8 Easton, 4 p.m.

No. 11 Pocono Mountain East at No. 6 East Stroudsburg South, 4 p.m.

No. 10 Liberty at No. 7 Bangor, 4 p.m.

Quarterfinal Round

Friday, May 21

No. 5 Nazareth at No. 4 Whitehall, 7 p.m.

Winner of PM East-ES South game at No. 3 Parkland, 6 p.m.

Winner of Bangor-Liberty game at No. Pleasant Valley, 4 p.m.

Saturday, May 22

Winner of Stroudsburg-Easton game at No. 1 Emmaus, 11 a.m.

Semifinal Round

Tuesday, May 25

at Whitehall

Finals

Thursday, May 27

at Whitehall