HERSHEY, Pa. -- Making up for a second-place showing in the Public League, Constitution claimed its second PIAA boys’ basketball state championship Saturday afternoon.
Behind a combined 33 points from juniors Ahmad Gilbert and Kimar Williams, the Generals secured the Class AA crown with a 61-59 victory over District 7’s Seton-La Salle at the Giant Center.
Gilbert scored 19 points, and Kimar Williams netted 14. Chad Andrews, a 6-foot-6 junior forward, chipped in nine rebounds and eight points. Raheem Liggins, a 6-5 senior forward, had seven points and five rebounds.
The contest was tied at 43 after three quarters. The Generals, who earned top honors at the Class A level in 2012, opened the fourth with a 13-4 spurt to take command.