Exeter senior Anthony Caccese on their State Run

Exeter's boys basketball team is still dancing.  The Eagles have advanced to the state championship game for the first time since 1974.  "I'm speechless. This is insane. I'm so happy for our guys, happy for our school," said Anthony Caccese.  The 6'7, 280-pound senior piled up 14 points and 17 rebounds in a 75-72 overtime victory against Peters Township in the PIAA-5A quarterfinals.  Caccese, who's committed to Delaware for football, added seven points in a thrilling 51-47 win over Cathedral Prep in the semifinals on Monday.  His layup with twenty seconds remaining put Exeter on top 47-43.  SV Sports' Paul Roberts asked Caccese about his matchup with 6'8 senior Zion Barksdale.  Freshman Aidan Dauble provided nine points off the bench.  "Oh my God, huge...That kid went off. Those were some great takes," emphasized Caccese.  Reece Garvin led the (27-6) Eagles with 14 points.  Caccese is averaging a team-high 13 ppg.  Exeter has won 17 of its last 18 contests including its first District 3 title.  The Eagles are now searching for their first state crown.  "It means the world. This is a dream come true," stated Caccese.  Exeter faces nationally ranked Imhotep Charter from Philadelphia on Friday at 8pm at the Giant Center in Hershey.  


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