Wednesday night, Berks Catholic and Exeter squared off at Santander Arena in downtown Reading, Pennsylvania.
Lead by Issac Lutz’s three consecutive 3-pointers, the Saints showed an early lead in the first quarter. A defining 3-pointer from Berk’s Catholic’s Connor Jack sent Exeter into a late timeout during the first. At the end of one, the Saints held a 18-11 lead over the Eagles.
Cooper Kutz’s 11 point second quarter propelled the Saints into a dominating lead at the end of two. Nana Foulland connected underneath for an 8 point first half. At the end of two, Berks Catholic bested Exeter with a 35-19 lead.
Exeter couldn’t seem to rebound after Berks Catholic’s first half lead. The Saints held the Eagles to just 8 points in the third quarter and continued their run with a 48-27 lead.
Exeter’s 19 point fourth quarter, their best, came too late. The Berks Catholic Saints overtook the Exeter Eagles with a BCIAA semifinals win, 67-44. Lutz and Kutz led Berks Catholic with 33 combined points. The Saints face No. 1 Wilson on Friday during the Berks League Championship.