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Blue Raiders girls basketball season ends with loss to York Catholic

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Posted 2/23/18

The Middletown girls basketball team’s season ended Tuesday with a 64-48 loss to York Catholic in the PIAA District III Class 3A girls quarterfinals.

The Blue Raiders finished at 9-14 on the …

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Blue Raiders girls basketball season ends with loss to York Catholic

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The Middletown girls basketball team’s season ended Tuesday with a 64-48 loss to York Catholic in the PIAA District III Class 3A girls quarterfinals.

The Blue Raiders finished at 9-14 on the season.

In the game played at York Catholic High School, the host Fighting Irish pulled away in the second half.

Middletown led 14-12 after the first quarter and 27-25 at halftime. But York Catholic outscored the visitors 21-11 in the third quarter and 18-10 in the fourth to put the game away.

Sophomore Kate Fitzpatrick had another big game, scoring 25 points, including 3 of 5 on three-pointers. She added 6 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 assists.

Makaila Nester added 15 points with 4 rebounds.

Morgan Noon had 6 points and 2 rebounds. Joci Koser added 2 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 assists to close out the scoring.

Jae Keller didn’t score but had 7 rebounds.

Fitzpatrick led the team in scoring averaging more than 18 points a game on the season. She already has more than 700 points in her career.

Three seniors played their last game for Middletown: Nester, Noon and Erika Gonzalez.

Abbey Pilkey led York Catholic with 26 points.