Pirates Headed to States
February 27, 2020
A year after finishing the season 3-19, the Williamsburg boys' basketball team is headed to the PIAA Championships.
The Blue Pirates (15-7) qualified for the PIAA Class 1A Championships with a 63-60 victory over visiting Saltsburg in a District 6 Class 1A semifinal game on Friday, Feb. 21.
Seeded second in the district, WHS was scheduled to play top-seeded Bishop Carroll on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Both teams have qualified for the state playoffs.
WHS used a 24-9 fourth-quarter run to rally past Saltsburg. The Blue Pirates trailed 51-39 entering the final quarter.
Lambert Palmer (14 points), Jos...