HERSHEY — Exeter lost 78-40 to Imhotep Charter Friday in the PIAA Class 5A boys basketball championship game at Giant Center.
The District 3 champion Eagles (27-7), in a state final for the first time since 1974, turned it over seven times in the first quarter in falling behind 16-6.
Kentucky commit Justin Edwards scored 11 points in the first half as the Panthers (30-3) took a 43-21 halftime lead on the way to their ninth state title.
Imhotep led 65-36 after three quarters.
Anthony Caccese, Alex Kelsey had Kevin Saenz each scored 10 for Exeter.
Edwards finished with 16 points for Imhotep. Rahmir Barno had 15.
This story will be updated.
Source: Berkshire mont