Published Date Written by Jim Lewis
It was stunning. Nothing in sports is impossible, perhaps, but the outcome was unlikely. Very unlikely.
Simply because of the size of the schools, for one thing. Steelton-Highspire is a small school that moved up to Class AAA in boys' basketball to compete on a higher level – and that's where it found itself, playing private school power Bishop McDevitt for the District 3 Class AAA championship on Thursday, Feb. 26 on a basketball court inside the Giant Center.
And even if size doesn't dictate the amount of desire, history was another thing: The Rollers had lost twice to Bishop McDevitt earlier in the season, the last defeat a 65-45 thumping in early February in which the Crusaders (20-5) overpowered Steel-High with a tremendous second half.