PIAA Boys Quarterfinals scouting report

Written by Mike White on .

Mike White, on the PIAA boys' basketball quarterfinals:



Saturday's games: Chester (26-3) vs. Great Valley (27-3); Coatesville (22-7) vs. St. Joseph's Prep (23-5); Harrisburg (26-2) vs. Lower Merion (25-3); New Castle (28-0) vs. Erie Cathedral Prep (23-2).

The scoop: New Castle is the last remaining undefeated boys team in the PIAA. The Red Hurricanes are in the quarterfinals for the first time since 1999. ... Erie Cathedral Prep guard Sheldon Zablotny averages a team-high 19 points per game and is No. 2 on the school's career scoring list. ... Four of the remaining teams are from District 1 (Chester, Great Valley, Coatesville and Lower Merion). A District 1 team has won the championship seven of the past eight years. The last WPIAL team to win it was Penn Hills in 2004..."