In its quest for a District Three Class AAA playoff berth, the Annville-Cleona boys’ basketball team has really picked up its game lately. And it’s been senior guard Andrew Long who has shown the way.
This week, the Little Dutchmen went 2-1 to strengthen their postseason prospects. Andrew Long had his hands in everything.
On Monday at Kennard-Dale, Andrew Long poured in a game-high 22 points to lead Annville-Cleona to a key 54-45 road triumph. Included in his performance were a couple of three-pointers and four-for-five free throwing.
A night later on Assumption Hill, the Little Dutchmen shaded Lebanon Catholic 55-31 behind the shooting guard’s 14-point effort. On that particular evening, Andrew Long knocked down a three-point field goal and made three-of-four foul shots.
Annville-Cleona concluded its week with a 51-41 home loss to Middletown that left it 12-10 on the year.
For the season, Andrew Long leads the Little Dutchmen in scoring with a 17 points-per-game average. He has also made more than 40 three-pointers this year and has shot free throws at a 68 percent clip.