Roundup: Lebanon boys falls in stunner at E-town
Can't say many saw this one coming.
Despite a 27-point fourth quarter, the Lebanon boys basketball team fell in stunning fashion at Elizabethtown on Tuesday, 64-61. The Cedars (9-3, 6-1 Lancaster-Lebanon) suffered their first league defeat and simultaneously handed the Bears (3-9, 1-6) their first victory in L-L play. E-town's Joey Lonardi led all scorers with 24 points, trailed by Lebanon's Matty Lopez and Shaq Ortiz, who deposited 18 and 17, respectively.
After enduring a seven-point halftime deficit, the Bears outscored the Cedars 21-8 over the third quarter. Lebanon attempted 11 free throws to E-town's 25. The Cedars were without starting guard Cam Shaak for the third straight game.
Also in Tuesday's action:
Cedar Crest 72, Warwick 43
Lancaster Mennonite 68, Annville-Cleona 57: Down one heading into the fourth quarter, the Little Dutchmen (4-9, 2-5) failed to keep pace with the Blazers in a Section Four showdown. Annville-Cleona's Noah Myers scored 22 points and Donald Friday had 18.
Pequea Valley 58, Lebanon Catholic 47: Joe Gates finished with a team-high 15 points and Luke Frattaroli poured in 14, but it was not enough for the Beavers (2-10, 0-7) in Kinzers. Lebanon Catholic will return home Friday to clash with Columbia.