BASKETBALL, THURSDAY, JAN. 30: Eastern York boys surge to fifth straight victory
The Eastern York boys' basketball team is making a strong playoff push.
The Golden Knights captured their fifth straight victory on Thursday with a 55-44 win at Dover in a York-Adams Division II contest.
Eastern improved to 12-8 overall and 7-5 in D-II. Dover fell to 2-17 and 0-11.
The Knights are now No. 8 in the District 3 Class 4-A power ratings, with the top 10 teams making the field. Eastern is also now alone in third place in D-II. That division will send no more than three teams into the upcoming Y-A playoffs.
Trevor Seitz poured in 22 points to lead Eastern.
Manheim Township 47, Red Lion 41: At Manheim Township, the Lions trailed 38-26 at the end of the third quarter and were unable to recover, dropping the nonleague match. For the Lions, Makiah Shaw led the offense with a team-high 17 points. Teammate Chloe Tollinger knocked in 14 points. With the loss, Red Lion fell to 17-4 overall, while Manheim Township improved to 14-5.
Christian School of York 38, Harrisburg Academy 25: At Harrisburg, the CSY girls continued to roll, winning their 16th straight to improve to 17-2. Emma Bell's 24 points powered the defenders. Harrisburg Academy fell to 6-8.
Bermudian Springs 61, Columbia 40: At Columbia, the Eagles went on the road and came home with an easy win to improve to 17-3. Columbia fell to 6-14.
Reach Steve Heiser at firstname.lastname@example.org.