GIRLS' HOOPS: Dallastown upsets Gov. Mifflin in opener
- Dallastown downed Gov. Mifflin 58-43 in a District 3 5-A girls' basketball first-round game.
- The Wildcats came in seeded No. 11, while the Mustangs were seeded No. 6
- Dallastown's win avenged a 52-42 loss to Gov. Mifflin earlier in the season.
The Dallastown girls' basketball team provided one of the bigger District 3 upsets on the first night of the Class 6-A tournament on Monday, shocking Gov. Mifflin on the road, 58-43.
The No. 11 Wildcats (13-11) raced out to a 34-18 lead by halftime, scoring 17 points in each of the first two quarters, and then cruised to the surprisingly easy victory over the No. 6 Mustangs (16-8). Dallastown's win avenged a 52-42 loss to Gov. Mifflin earlier in the season.
Julia Sutton led Dallastown with 14 points, while Sabria Royal added 12 and Lily Jamison chipped in with 10. Kyra Hartman scored a game-high 19 points for Mifflin.
The Wildcats will now face No. 3 Central Dauphin (19-3) on Thursday night. The Rams had a first-round bye. With a win, Dallastown will qualify for the state tournament. A loss Thursday won't end Dallastown's season, but will drop the Wildcats into the consolation bracket.
Red Lion Christian 50, Blair County Christian 26: At Heritage Christian, the Swordsmen captured the Keystone Christian Education Association playoff game. Destiny Hollingshead led the Swordsmen with 26 points and 21 rebounds. Also for RLC, Jasmine Warner knocked in 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Hailee Thompson grabbed 11 rebounds. RLC moves on to the semifinals and will face Canaan Christian at 3 p.m. Friday at West Chester Christian School. The winner of Friday's contest will move on to the championship game at noon Saturday, while the loser will play a third-place game at 9 a.m. Saturday.