The Gettysburg girls’ basketball team played its last game more than two months ago, but that did not stop the Warriors from recently scoring perhaps their most important victory of the season.
Gerry Eckenrode is not one to mince words.
Earning her first girls’ basketball all-state nod was a treat for Gettysburg’s Anne Bair. The sophomore just wished she could share it with her teammates.
With an assist from COVID-19, the Delone Catholic girls’ basketball team’s reign as the PIAA Class 3A defending champion from the 2018-19 season will continue. The Squirettes would much rather have risked it all for a chance to earn a second consecutive title.
With 13 of the 20 local players who earned all-star recognition by the YAIAA coaches being underclassmen, the future of girls’ basketball in the Times Area is in good hands.
Hope remains, but optimism may be in short supply after the PIAA announced it was suspending its basketball championships on Thursday. The decision, which came via unanimous vote of the PIAA Board of Directors, leaves the remainder of the winter postseason in doubt.
HAMBURG — For long spurts, it appeared the Gettysburg girls basketball team would coast comfortably into the PIAA Class 5A quarterfinals.
HERSHEY — The Delone Catholic girls’ basketball team sent a message to the rest of state on Tuesday night: The road to a PIAA Class 3A title goes through the Squirettes.