Undefeated West York rolls in D-II showdown; other Tuesday boys’ hoops


West York's Jaden Walker drives to the hoop between Eastern York's Austin Bausman, left, and Logan Dodson during action at Eastern Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. Bill Kalina photo

WRIGHTSVILLE – The old adage says that defense wins championships.

If that saying holds true, the West York boys’ basketball team has a lot to look forward to this season.

On the road Tuesday evening against rival Eastern York, the Bulldogs figured to face one of their biggest tests thus far in the young season against a strong Golden Knights squad.

Enter the West York defense, which came into the night leading the York-Adams League with a stingy 40.8 points-per-game average.

Tuesday, the Bulldogs improved on that.

West York made life miserable all evening for the Knights whenever they had the ball. Finding both rhythm and space in short supply, the Eastern boys struggled for much of the 32 minutes of action.

While the West York boys weren’t especially sharp offensively, they didn’t have to be on a night when the defense held the Knights to a season low in points in a 55-28…

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