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Berks Catholic, Antietam boys win district openers; Wilson WL girls advance

Published On: Feb 19 2013 10:49:26 PM CST

The Berks Catholic and Antietam boys picked up wins in their District openers Tuesday night. The Wilson West Lawn girls also advanced to the quarterfinals with a win at home.

BERKS COUNTY, Pa. -

The Berks Catholic boys have had a typically dominant season on the hardwood. 

The Saints capped it off last week with another Berks County title to put in their trophy case. 

Now, the goal is to add another District 3 trophy at the AAA level, and that is not an easy task with the good teams throughout the District. 

(3) Berks Catholic's opener on Tuesday was not terribly tough on paper. They hosted (14) Bermudian Springs.

But the Eagles proved to be a formidable foe. They trailed the Saints by two at halftime and were within one late in the game, but BC was able to pull away for the win, 49-32.

Berks Catholic outscored Bermudian Springs 17-2 in the decisive final quarter. Nana Foulland and Mike Miller each led the Saints with 14 points. Connor Jack added 10.

Berks Catholic advanced to the District quarterfinals where they will face (6) Bishop McDevitt on Friday night at 5:00 in the Giant Center.

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In District 3, Class A boys action, (7) Antietam defeated (10) High Point, 62-51, on Tuesday night.

The Mounts had four scorers in double figures. Shamar Ross led everyone with 17 points. Andy Wrobel had 14, Cameron Koller scored 13 and Michael Branford added 10.

Emmanuel Cabreja led the Eagles with 13 points. Conner McCauley poured in 11.

The Mounts advanced to the quarterfinals where they will play at (2) Lebanon Catholic on Friday night at 7:00.

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In the District 3, 4-A bracket, (2) Wilson West Lawn overcame a sluggish night to defeat (18) Harrisburg, 43-33.

The Bulldog girls held the Cougars to 17 points through the first three quarters.

Avery Marz scored a game-high 17 points for Wilson. Carley Brew added 14.

Wilson will play (7) Lampeter-Strasburg in the quarterfinals on Friday evening at 8:00 at Lebanon High School.