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Cavaliers To Final

It was a great crowd at Northampton Area High School when the number three seed, East Stroudsburg Cavaliers, battled the two seed Southern Lehigh Spartans in boys basketball 5A semifinal action.

It was a low scoring first quarter, but it picked up in the end with East Stroudsburg South taking a 14-9 lead into quarter number two. The second quarter was very high scoring, and as time expired in the half, Robbie Allen had a lay up to send us to the half tied at 28. It was a back-and-forth third-quarter, but in the end, the Cavaliers took a two-point advantage into the fourth leading 39-37.

The Cavaliers opened up scoring in the fourth quarter with an 8-0 run. The Spartans came back and made it a one possession game, but it was a little too late. After some big foul shots in the final moments, the Cavaliers clinch a win 52-48 over Southern Lehigh.

East Stroudsburg South will move on and play Pottsville in the district 11 5A championship on Friday. As for Southern Lehigh, this game ends their season with a record of 18 wins and five losses.

Photo courtesy of Southern Lehigh High School Twitter page


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