GIRLS' HOOPS: West York, New Oxford set to face off
- West York and New Oxford earned District 3 Class 5-A consolation girls' basketball wins Tuesday.
- The Bulldogs and Colonials will face off in the fifth-place game on Thursday at Cumberland Valley.
- West York, New Oxford and Dover have clinched 5-A state playoff berths.
Two York-Adams League girls' basketball teams will square off on Thursday in the District 3 Class 5-A fifth-place game.
West York and New Oxford earned their way into the game with wins on Tuesday night.
Ninth-seeded West York (16-8) beat fourth-seeded Lampeter-Strasburg (20-6) at Central Dauphin East, 43-38.
Third-seeded New Oxford (21-7), meanwhile, downed seventh-seeded Dover (18-10) at Hershey High, 53-39. Kaelyn Long led all scorers in the game with 20 points for the Colonials, while Rajah Fink was the only Eagle to reach double figures, pouring in 18.
West York will face New Oxford at 5 p.m. Thursday at Cumberland Valley. No details were available on West York's win.
Dover will take on Lampeter-Strasburg at 5 p.m. Thursday at Milton Hershey School in the seventh-place game.
West York, New Oxford and Dover have already secured PIAA state playoff berths.
York Suburban 51, Wyomissing 45: At Hershey, the Trojans knocked off second-seeded Wyomissing and earned a state playoff berth with the District 3 4-A consolation semifinal win. Suburban trailed by two at halftime, but took control of the game by outscoring Wyomissing, 18-4, in the third quarter. The Trojans got 15 points from Ali Reinecker and 12 from Katherine Mooney. Sixth-seeded Suburban improved to 14-10 and will face eighth-seeded Berks Catholic (15-12) in the fifth-place game at 5 p.m. Thursday at Manheim Twp. Wyomissing finished 22-4.
Berks Catholic 49, Eastern York 39: At Hershey, the Golden Knights dropped the District 3 4-A consolation semifinal. Eastern got off to a good start, leading after the opening frame, but was outscored over the final three quarters to lose to Berks Catholic. Hannah Myers scored 15 to lead the Golden Knights. The loss ended fifth-seeded Eastern York's season at 14-11. Eighth-seeded Berks Catholic improved to 15-12 and clinched a state playoff berth.
Lancaster Country Day 55, Christian School of York 44: At Central Dauphin East, the Crusaders' season ended with a District 3 1-A consolation semifinal loss. LCD jumped out to a 22-12 lead by halftime and then withstood a CSY rally in the third quarter before pulling away in the fourth quarter. Kendis Butler finished with 18 points for the Crusaders, while Kathryn Larson added 12. Fifth-seeded CSY finished at 19-7. Ninth-seeded Lancaster Country Day improved to 13-11 and clinched a state playoff berth.