Central York girls see standout basketball season come to end; Saturday postponements
Central York’s standout girls’ basketball season came to an end on Friday night.
The Panthers dropped a 39-31 decision to Spring-Ford in a PIAA Class 6-A second-round state playoff game at Garden Spot High School in New Holland, Lancaster County.
Junior Bella Chimienti scored 17 of Central’s 31 points.
The Panthers fell behind 9-1 after one quarter and could never fully recovered.
Central York, the fifth-place team from District 3, finished at 22-7.
Spring-Ford, the District 1 runner-up, is now 22-6.
Postponed: Saturday’s PIAA second-round Class 5-A girls’ contest pitting West York (17-9) vs. Manheim Central (20-7) has been postponed until 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Cumberland Valley.
The Gettysburg girls (23-5) have had their 5-A second-round game vs. Bangor (19-8) postponed until 3 p.m. Sunday at Schuylkill Valley.
The Bermdian Springs girls (24-6) have had their second-round 4-A game vs. Gwynedd Mercy (25-0) postponed until 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Schuylkill Valley.
The Christian School of York girls (25-3) have had their 1-A second-round playoff game vs. Marian Catholic (21-5) postponed until 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Lehighton Elementary Center.
The York Catholic boys (17-8) have had their second-round 3-A battle vs. Math, Sciences & Civics (20-8) postponed to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem Liberty High.
The Delone Catholic girls (27-1), however, are set to play Saturday at 4 p.m. at Altoona, as scheduled, against Knoch (22-3).
Reach Steve Heiser at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter at @ydsports.