McDevitt Crusaders Defeat Hershey Trojans

Clare Canavan and Claire Sheppard

The Trojans defend the basket against the Crusaders. Previously, on December 18, the Trojans lost to McDevitt with a score of 31-62. (Broadcaster/Clare Canavan)

The Hershey Boys basketball team lost 63-79 to the Bishop McDevitt Crusaders on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

The Trojans started strong and after the first quarter, the Trojans were on top 19-10.  But by halftime, the Crusaders took the lead 42-32.

The Crusaders never looked back winning with a score of 79-63.

“If us versus McDevitt wasn’t a rivalry already, it is now. I’m excited for us to make a late push to get into districts,” said senior Griffin Jackson.

After this game, Jackson is now a Mid-Penn 3-point leader with 49 three-point shots this season.

On Friday, the Trojans defeated Palmyra by 60-54, and on Saturday, the Trojans lost to Lebanon by 43-40.

The Trojans’ current overall record is 8-10, and their next game is at Red Land on Tuesday, January 29, 2019.