Districts: Hempfield beats Wilson

District 3, Class 6A:

The Hempfield Lady Black Knights have defeated the Wilson Bulldogs 43-42 in the opening round of the District 3, Class 6A playoffs.

That means Hempfield, the number 7 seed in Districts and the undefeated (13-0) Section One Champions their first since 2005 will now play the number two seed Cumberland Valley.

Lindsey Durkota hit the go-ahead bucket to give the Knights’ the win.

Orianna Edmond had a career-high 18 points for the Knights. She did is when she came off the bench.

t was well-deserved. She had, after all, just put the finishing touches on the best game of her young basketball career.

The Knights (18-6) had fallen behind 8-0. They had missed their first five shots and turned the ball over five times in the first quarter.

They led the game 24-15 at the half but Wilson scored 19 points in the third quarter to get back into the game.

The highlights are the last minute of the game.

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