Five TIMES NEWS area teams will be competing in the District 11 volleyball playoffs, which begin Friday afternoon.
Pleasant Valley, the No. 5 seed in Class AAA, opens play today when it hosts East Stroudsburg North in a play-in game.
The other four teams Lehighton, Panther Valley and Tamaqua in Class AA and Marian in Class A begin their quest for gold on Saturday in pool play action which starts at 9 a.m.
If the Bears win today, they too will particpate in pool play on Saturday.