Lady Trojans secure state berth
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ELIZABETHTOWN - Upper Dauphin didn't have that great of start during its District 3 Class A quarterfinal contest Saturday, Feb. 23.
Once the Trojans got the lead, they never lost control and as a result qualified for the PIAA Tournament.
McKenzie Miller had a game-high 12 points as No. 12 Upper Dauphin upset No. 4 Mount Calvary Christian School 47-36.
The Trojans (11-13) were slated to face No. 1 Steel-High in the semifinals at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 at East Pennsboro High School. (Details of that game were unavailable prior to press production.)
The win also qualified Upper Dauphin for the PIAA Tournament since the top four teams from District 3 qualify for states. If the Trojans lost Tuesday, they would play in the consolation game Thursday, Feb. 28.
Upper Dauphin fell behind 10-4 after the first quarter Saturday and was down 22-17 at halftime. But the Trojans went on an 18-10 run in the third quarter to go up 35-32 and then put the game away with a 12-4 scoring advantage in the fourth.
"We put it together just like the other night (a 66-54 first-round win over Harrisburg Christian on Wednesday)," Upper Dauphin coach Rich Hoffman said. "We did a great job of holding the ball once we got the lead. We hit just enough foul shots down the stretch to put it away."
D-3 Class AA boys
Camp Hill 57
U. Dauphin 50
CAMP HILL - Deshawn Williams scored 10 of his game-high 24 points in the third quarter as the Lions downed the Trojans in a District 3 Class AA quarterfinal.
Upper Dauphin led 29-28 at the half, but Camp Hill went on an 18-5 run in the third period to go up 46-34.
Austin A. Weaver had 18 points for the Trojans, which finishes the season 16-7.