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Rollers a contender for state title, coach says

Posted 12/3/13

 

Last season, the Steelton-Highspire boys’ basketball team was knocked out in the first round of the District 3 playoffs. The 19-6 record and playoff spot in Class AAA was the furthest the Rollers had gone since the 2009-10 season.This …

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Rollers a contender for state title, coach says

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Last season, the Steelton-Highspire boys’ basketball team was knocked out in the first round of the District 3 playoffs. The 19-6 record and playoff spot in Class AAA was the furthest the Rollers had gone since the 2009-10 season.

This year, Coach Tramayne Hawthorne has set his sights higher and further.“I expect us to make districts and be a contender for the state title,” the third-year head coach said. “I think we can do it with the pieces that we have.”


Some of those pieces have yet to step on the court. Many of Hawthorne’s players are on the football team, still competing in the PIAA Class A football playoffs.


“Once we’re all playing together, we’ll compete to beat anyone,” Hawthorne said.


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