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Reading High defeats Roman Catholic in overtime to win PIAA Class 6A boys basketball title

HERSHEY — Reading High defeated Roman Catholic 63-56 in overtime in the PIAA Class 6A championship game Saturday at Giant Center.

The win gave the Red Knights (32-1) their third state title since 2017.

Reading High’s Yadiel Cruz made both ends of a one-and-one with 1:24 to tie it at 57-57, then made another with 1:05 left to give the Red Knights the lead for good with 1:05 left.

Nick Chapman sealed it with a steal in the final seconds.

Xzayzier Brown had made 1-of-2 from the line with 1.7 seconds left in regulation to tie it for Roman Catholic (27-4).

This story will be updated.

Source: Berkshire mont

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