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HS BOYS RUNDOWN: LVC teams advance, Berks teams fall

Published On: Feb 22 2014 05:12:44 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 22 2014 10:11:26 PM CST

HS BOYS RUNDOWN: LVC teams thrive, Berks teams fall

Parkland, Emmaus, and Liberty all earned wins in the District 11 boys quarterfinals Saturday night.

Parkland routed Allen 59-44 in one District 4A quarterfinal.  The Trojans advance to play Stroudsburg in the semifinals, which crushed East Stroudsburg North, 71-42.

Emmaus built a 16-point lead on Bangor, only to watch the Slaters come back and take the lead, before pulling out a 51-44 win in another District 4A quarterfinal.

The Green Hornets will face No. 9 Liberty in the semifinal round, which stunned top-seeded Pocono Mountain West, 74-73.

In District 3, the Wilson and Reading boys both suffered upset losses in the 4A quarterfinals on Saturday.

Wilson, the top seed, fell to 8th-seeded York High 53-47, dropping to 24-3 on the season.

Reading, the 4th seed, dropped a 95-87 decision to 12th-seeded Hershey.

Wilson and Reading will now play each other Tuesday night with the winner earning a state playoff berth.

In the District 3 2A playoffs, No. 5 Tulpehocken lost to No. 4 Delone Catholic, 57-45.