Abington Heights boys history

Abington Heights boys history

League Results Last Decade

Season

Division

Record

Place/Team

2008-09

Lackawanna 1

14-0

1st of 8

2009-10

Lackawanna 1

12-2

1st of 8

2010-11

Lackawanna 1

  8-6

4th of 8

2011-12

Lackawanna 1

  9-5

T3rd of 8

2012-13

Lackawanna 1

13-0

1st of 5

2013-14

Lackawanna 1

13-0

1st of 5

2014-15

Lackawanna 1

11-2

2nd of 5

2015-16

Lackawanna 1

11-2

2nd of 5

2016-17

Lackawanna 1

11-2

2nd of 5

2017-18

Lackawanna 1

12-1

1st of 5

Total

 

114-20

5 titles

 

District 2 Playoff Results Last Decade

Year

Class

Round

Opponent

Result

Seed-Finish

2009

3A

First

Berwick

W, 65-25

1st Seed

2009

3A

Quarterfinal

Dallas

W, 53-40

 

2009

3A

Semifinal

Crestwood

L, 42-36

 

2009

3A

Consolation

Pittston Area

W, 77-55

Placed 3rd

2010

3A

First

Berwick

W, 70-32

2nd Seed

2010

3A

Quarterfinal

North Pocono

W, 64-42

 

2010

3A

Semifinal

Coughlin

W, 60-36

 

2010

3A

Final

Holy Redeemer

W, 56-40

Placed 1st

2011

3A

Quarterfinal

Crestwood

W, 48-46 (2OT)

4th Seed

2011

3A

Semifinal

Holy Redeemer

L, 58-51

 

2011

3A

Consolation

Tunkhannock

W, 61-37

Placed 3rd

2012

3A

Quarterfinal

Tunkhannock

W, 45-30

2nd LL Seed

2012

3A

Semifinal

Crestwood

W, 49-38

 

2012

3A

Final

Scranton Prep

W, 55-41

Placed 1st

2013

3A

First

Berwick

W, 90-46

1st Seed

2013

3A

Quarterfinal

Honesdale

W, 63-53

 

2013

3A

Semifinal

Scranton Prep

W, 71-70 (OT)

 

2013

3A

Final

GAR

W, 56-37

Placed 1st

2014

3A

First

Western Wayne

W, 85-33

1st Seed

2014

3A

Quarterfinal

Lake-Lehman

W, 68-36

 

2014

3A

Semifinal

Honesdale

W, 61-36

 

2014

3A

Final

Pittston Area

W, 67-28

Placed 1st

2015

4A (D2-4 SR)

Semifinal

Scranton

W, 35-22

1st Seed

2015

4A (D2-4 SR)

Final

Hazleton Area

W, 51-45

Placed 1st

2016

4A (D2-4 SR)

Quarterfinal

Scranton

W, 46-19

1st Seed

2016

4A (D2-4 SR)

Semifinal

Hazleton Area

W, 61-53

 

2016

4A (D2-4 SR)

Final

Williamsport

W, 42-36

Placed 1st

2017

5A

Quarterfinal

Wallenpaupack

W, 66-26

1st Seed

2017

5A

Semifinal

Dallas

W, 61-42

 

2017

5A

Final

West Scranton

W, 77-41

Placed 1st

2018

5A

Quarterfinal

North Pocono

W, 64-32

1st Seed

2018

5A

Semifinal

Wallenpaupack

W, 58-19

 

2018

5A

Final

Dallas

W, 61-36

Placed 1st

 

 

 

 

31-2

8 titles

 

State Playoff Results Last Decade

Year

Class

Round

Opponent

Result

2009

3A

First

York Suburban

L, 46-38

2010

3A

First

East Pennsboro

W, 58-28

2010

3A

Second

Mifflinburg

W, 55-41

2010

3A

Quarterfinal

Eastern York

L, 57-43

2011

3A

First

Allentown Central Catholic

L, 57-52 (OT)

2012

3A

First

Northern Lehigh

W, 62-54

2012

3A

Second

Berks Catholic

W, 55-53

2012

3A

Quarterfinal

Boys Latin

L, 76-72

2013

3A

First

Shikellamy

W, 67-37

2013

3A

Second

Philadelphia Electrical

W, 66-63 (OT)

2013

3A

Quarterfinal

Imhotep Charter

L, 61-50

2014

3A

First

Central Columbia

W, 70-42

2014

3A

Second

Archbishop Carroll

L, 59-55

2015

4A

First

Central York

W, 47-40

2015

4A

Second

LaSalle College

L, 62-40

2016

4A

First

Lancaster McCaskey

L, 50-46

2017

5A

First

Lampeter-Strasburg

W, 67-48

2017

5A

Second

Martin Luther King

W, 65-60 (2OT)

2017

5A

Quarterfinal

West Chester

W, 65-61

2017

5A

Semifinal

Archbishop Wood

L, 68-57

2018

5A

First Round

Garden Spot

W, 75-46

2018

5A

Second Round

Chester

W, 49-48

2018

5A

Quarterfinal

Northeastern

W, 76-56

2018

5A

Semifinal

Bonner-Prendergast

W, 56-51 (OT)

2018

5A

Final

Mars

W, 67-55

 

Notes

  • Abington Heights has 23 straight wins in District 2 or District 2-4 Subregional tournament play to produce 7 straight championships.
  • Average margin of victory during district winning streak is 24.9 points.
  • Abington Heights is 18-19 all-time in state tournament play.
  • Team has been to 12 straight state tournaments.
  • The Comets made their state tournament debut as a member of the former District 12 (primarily Susquehanna, Wyoming, Wayne and Pike Counties) in 1969.
  • Abington Heights was 2-11 in state tournament play through 2009, but is 16-8 since, including the 2018 state championship.
  • The state title by Abington Heights was the first for the school since the 2009 baseball team; the first by a District 2 basketball team since Bishop O’Reilly in Class A boys in 2005 (and 2004) and the first by a Lackawanna League basketball team since Bishop Hannan in Class A boys in 2002.
  • The state final appearance was the first by any District 2 basketball team since the Old Forge girls in Class A in 2015 (and 2014) and the first by a District 2 boys basketball team since Holy Cross in Class 2A in 2013.