Delone Catholic sophomore Megan Jacoby was a bit player for the Squirettes last season, scoring just 40 points in the entire season.
Delone Catholic didn’t play its best game, but the Squirettes’ best game wasn’t needed in their 57-27 drubbing of visiting MaST Charter in the opening round of the PIAA Class 4A girls’ basketball tournament Saturday afternoon at Sonny Sheppard Gym in McSherrystown.
Jeff Bair had every reason to walk away from his post as the girls’ basketball head coach at Gettysburg High School after the 2021-22 season, and no one could’ve blamed him for it.
From the outside, it may have seemed as good a year as any to break Delone Catholic’s grip on a berth in the District 3 title game.
It has been said that familiarity breeds contempt. That language might be a bit strong but there is no love lost between Delone Catholic and Trinity. The long-time rivals squared off in the quarterfinals of the District III 4A playoffs at Sonny Shepperd Gym in McSherrystown on Friday night.
Following up on the best season in program history after the graduation of six seniors, including three that reached 1,000 points in their standout careers, Bermudian Springs had, by any measure, a successful run this year.
A poor start to the first quarter and a poor finish to the third proved to be too much for Delone Catholic to overcome in its 38-29 loss to Central York in the semifinals of the YAIAA girls’ basketball tournament Wednesday night at the York Tech Fieldhouse.
With a completely different starting lineup than he had a year ago, Delone Catholic head coach Gerry Eckenrode has guided the Squirettes to yet another undefeated run through YAIAA-3 — their fifth consecutive season without a loss in division play.
York Catholic erased a 12-point second half deficit over a five-minute span to forge a tie at 34 apiece early in the fourth quarter on Monday night.
Due to inclement weather on Dec. 23, Delone Catholic and York Catholic had yet to face off and thus both teams entered Tuesday night’s contest at Sonny Shepherd Gym undefeated in YAIAA-3 play.
Following a 3-pointer by Fairfield’s Breanna Valentine with 21 seconds to go in regulation, Littlestown trailed by two points, but Celi Portillo got an offensive rebound off of her own miss and scored with six seconds remaining to force overtime.