Eastern York boys' basketball team earns berth in PIAA Class 4-A state playoffs
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 email@example.com.