Eastern York boys' basketball team earns berth in PIAA Class 4-A state playoffs

Trevor Seitz, seen here driving to the basket in a file photo, had 27 points on Wednesday for Eastern York.

The Eastern York Golden Knights are headed to the PIAA Class 4-A boys' basketball playoffs.

The Knights earned a state berth on Wednesday with a 62-51 triumph over Octorara in the District 3 4-A fifth-place game in Wrightsville.

Eastern led after each quarter, but pulled away from Octorara with a 22-14 fourth-quarter surge.

Trevor Seitz pumped in 27 points to lead Eastern, while Austin Bausman added 13 points.

No. 6 seed Eastern improved to 16-9, while No. 8 seed Octorara finished at 16-10.

The Knights have now won eight of their last nine games.

On Friday, March 6, in a first-round state contest, Eastern will take on the District 12 champion, either Bonner-Prendergast or Imhotep Charter.

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com.