A-K Valley basketball playoff capsules: Games for Monday, March 8, 2021
Sunday, March 7, 2021 | 2:16 PM
6 p.m. Monday
About Deer Lakes: Parham needs one victory for the 200th of his career. After playing one game in a little less than a month, the Lancers poured in eight 3-pointers to upset No. 7 Elizabeth Forward by 32 points Thursday. Sophomore Bryce Robson tallied 22 points in the win.
About Lincoln Park: The Leopards are looking for their sixth straight trip to the WPIAL championship. After their first-round victory over Knoch, they’ve won 12 of their past 13 games. Against Knoch, Lincoln Park had four players score in double-digits, led by L.A. Pratt’s 15 points.
6 p.m. Monday
About Fox Chapel: The Foxes scored their nine fourth-quarter points from the free-throw line to defeat Penn Hills, 39-34, in the first round Thursday. Domenica Delaney and Elsie Smith each had 11 points, and Ellie Schwartzman had 14 rebounds for the Foxes. Fox Chapel started the season 1-5 but has won 11 of 14 since.
About Trinity: The top-seeded Hillers are the highest-scoring team in Class 5A at 69.0 ppg. They are coming off an 83-36 win over Mars in the first round. Courtney Dahlquist, who averages 17.4 points, scored 22. Kaylin Venick added 14 and Alyssa Clutter had 12. They scored 33 straight points during a 10-minute first-half stretch. Trinity, the WPIAL runner-up last season, has won 15 straight since losing to Class 6A semifinalist Norwin on Jan. 16.
Greg Macafee is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Greg by email at email@example.com or via Twitter .
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