Aces Cruise in State Playoff Opener
Lower Merion's next game will be Wednesday evening.
Lower Merion High School's boys' basketball team, playing once again in the PIAA state championship tournament, dismantled its first opponent Saturday afternoon to set up a local matchup in the second round.
The defending state runners-up and this year's District 1 runners-up prevailed, 77-36, over District 3 qualifier Carlisle at Coatesville Area Senior High.
The Aces will next face Martin Luther King High School. The second seed from Philadelphia's District 12 beat Reading, 71-61.
Game time is 7 p.m. Wednesday at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School. Visit aceshoops.com for ticket information and other details.
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