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Blue Raiders girls basketball team wins third-place District III game

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Posted 3/1/17

Senior Bianca Jasper went for 27 points and freshman Katie Fitzpatrick added 19, including three 3-pointers, as the Middletown girls basketball team took third place in the PIAA District III Class 3A …

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Blue Raiders girls basketball team wins third-place District III game

Makaila Nester drives under the basket for a shot.
Makaila Nester drives under the basket for a shot.
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Senior Bianca Jasper went for 27 points and freshman Katie Fitzpatrick added 19, including three 3-pointers, as the Middletown girls basketball team took third place in the PIAA District III Class AAA girls tournament.

The Blue Raiders easily handled Pequea Valley on Tuesday, Feb. 28, with a 68-33 win at Cumberland Valley High School.

The team is 12-13 on the season and advances to PIAA AAA state tournament action. They will play Neumann-Goretti (19-5) at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at St. Joseph’s Prep in Philadelphia.

Neumann-Goretti is the No. 1 seed from District XII and the No. 1 AAA team in the state, according to maxpreps.com. Middletown is the No. 3 seed from District III. The winner plays Wednesday, March 15, vs. the winner of New Hope-Solesbury and Riverside.

Middletown lost to Delone Catholic, 66-41, in the semifinals after beating Tulpehocken, 48-30, in the quarterfinals. Against Pequea Valley, Makaila Nester added 13. Middletown ran out to a 19-5 lead after one quarter and led at the half, 17-6. They outscored Pequea Valley 17-3 in the fourth.

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