At the half it was 33 to 12 in favor of Lancaster Catholic. Bishop McDevitt just never got started. They were really never able to penetrate the zone defense of Catholic.
The final score was 67-30 in this over matched quarterfinals District 3 game.
In the battle of the Crusaders, McDevitt simply could also not keep pace with KiKi Jefferson or any of the Catholic squad once they grabbed the offensive rebounds or stole the ball and headed back the other way. Catholic forced 17 turnovers.
Up next for Catholic sits Berks Catholic (21-4) in Thursday’s Class 4A title tilt at 5:30 p.m. inside Hershey’s Giant Center.
Lancaster Catholic’s Kiki Jefferson led all scorers with 23 points with 15 rebounds. Lauren Mills poured in 11 points and Marlie Turner chipped in with 8.
Fourth-ranked Bishop McDevitt (15-8) was led by Mercedes Cheatham (9 points) and Olivia Fasick (8 points). Bishop McDevitt draws Wyomissing (21-4) in Thursday’s District 3 Class 4A third place game at Penn Manor High School at 5 p.m.
Enjoy the video highlights of the first half. The Lancaster Catholic Crusaders remain undefeated with a 26-0 record.
District 3, Class 4A Brackets: