BOYS' BASKETBALL: York Country Day wins, earns shot at third straight District 3 1-A title
- York Country Day downed Berks Christian in boys' basketball action on Monday, 57-46.
- The win earned YCD a berth in the District 3 Class 1-A championship game.
- YCD will be going for a third straight District 3 1-A crown.
York Country Day will get a chance at a three-peat.
The Greyhounds downed Berks Christian on Monday night, 57-46, in a District 3 Class 1-A boys' basketball semifinal at Lower Dauphin High School.
YCD has won the last two District 3 1-A crowns.
The YCD win avenged an earlier loss to Berks Christian.
Jalen Gorham had 18 points and 11 rebounds for YCD. Michael Dickson added 16 points and six rebounds for the Greyhounds, while Luke Greisler chipped in 13 points and eight rebounds.
In the District 3 1-A title game at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Giant Center in Hershey, fourth-seeded York Country Day (14-5) will take on second-seeded Lancaster Country Day (18-6).
LCD beat sixth-seeded Greenwood (15-9) in the other semifinal on Monday, 41-40.
OTHER DISTRICT 3
New Oxford 71, Conrad Weiser 48: At Lebanon, the Colonials dominated the Scouts in a District 3 Class 5-A consolation game.
The win assured New Oxford of a state berth.
John Wessel's 17 points paced New Oxford. Deriq Brown (16), Jaren Rex (14) and Abdul Janneh (13) also excelled for New Oxford. The seventh-seeded Colonials improved to 19-8. No. 14 seed Conrad Weiser finished at 16-11.
New Oxford will now play in the District 3 5-A ninth-place game at 5 p.m. Wednesday against Shippensburg at Mechanicsburg. No. 12 seed Shippensburg (16-8) beat No. 9 seed Ephrata (19-8) on Monday.
Since 10 teams from District 3 make the PIAA 5-A bracket, both New Oxford and Shippensburg will make states, no matter the outcome of Wednesday's game.
Lancaster Catholic 64, Littlestown 49: At Enola, Littlestown's season came to an end with a District 3 Class 4-A consolation loss at East Pennsboro High.
Jakob Lane (11 points), Logan Collins (11) and Dan Gazmen (10) each scored in double digits for the Thunderbolts.
Fifth-seeded Littlestown finished at 15-9. Top-seeded Lancaster Catholic improved to 23-4.
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