HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) — For the first time in school history, Cedar Cliff girls basketball won the PIAA District III Basketball Championship 47-37 over Central York. The Colts remain unbeaten on the season with a 26-0 record headed into the PIAA Class 6A State Tournament.
Despite trailing at the end of the first quarter, the Colts regained the lead on an 11-2 run to end the second quarter and never looked back.
Colts sophomore guard Olivia Jones had a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds in the win. Central York was led by Bella Chimienti with 8 points in the loss.
The PIAA District III Championships will crown six girls and six boys champions between Class 1A-6A. The District III Championship games will be held on Tuesday, February 28 and Thursday, March 2 inside the Giant Center in Hershey.