The Cougars pulled out a 75-72 overtime victory at Hershey High School behind a 23-point performance from Logan Stovall and 18-point efforts from both Trey Baker and Adam Newhard. The victory concludes Palmyra's regular season at 15-7 overall and 10-6 in the Keystone Division.
The Cougars were ranked 15th in the district power rankings entering the game in a Class AAA field that takes 18 teams to the postseason. Northern Lebanon is 16th.
Monday, Hershey built a 40-29 halftime lead before seeing Palmyra storm back for the OT win. It was a 54-48 game entering the fourth quarter before the Cougars completed the comeback.
The game featured 46 combined fouls and 58 total foul shots, with four players fouling out. Palmyra was 21-for-27 from the line, including a perfect 5-for-5 in the fourth quarter. The Cougars also made six free throws in overtime to help seal the win.
John Miller had 16 points to lead Hershey (9-12, 7-9).
Elsewhere Monday night:
Leading 40-25 at halftime, Conestoga Christian went on a 16-6 third-quarter run to put the game away.
The Flames trailed 21-19 at halftime before an 11-4 third-quarter spurt put them in front 30-25 entering the final period where it was able to pull out the win. Shaya Martin paced New Covenant with 16 points, and Marcia Copenhaver added 12.