The Varsity Letters is blogging live from today's PIAA Class AA boys second round playoff game between Washington and Quaker Valley at the Palumbo Center.
Four minutes to tip.
6:13 1st – Robert Anderson scores on a breakout. High up 3-0. QV – three turnovers, no field goal attempts.
Wash High closes out 1st quarter on 10-0 run. Nick Bryant scores 10 first-quarter points as Wash High leads, 18-8.
4:01 2nd – Wash High ahead 24-18. QV has only four rebounds but has kept the game close with four three-pointers.
Halftime – Wash High leads, 26-20. Bryant has 12 points. The Prexies have nine offensive rebounds.
Washington has 17 rebounds. Quaker Valley has five reounds.
5:25 3rd – Wash High up 36-23 as it opens 3rd with a 10-3 run. Troy Wilson and Bryant scored all 10 points.
After three, it's Wash High 43-29. Bryant injured an ankle grabbing a defensive rebound at the 2"06 mark but returned to take the final shot of the third.
4:16 4th – We have a Herb Pope sighting. Pope, the oft-traveled former Aliquippa star who will play at Seton Hall next year, just walked in for the Quips game, which follows this one.
Wash High is up 50-32.
Final score, Wash High 60- 38 . The Prexies dominated the second half. Read more in tomorrow's Observer-Reporter.