Defense and hustle plays were the difference in a 57-55 victory for New Castle over Hampton in a Class AAAA Quarterfinal Saturday.
The Red Hurricanes trailed by seven at halftime, but came back strong in the second to keep their undefeated season intact.
Four different Canes finished in double figures, led by Malik Hooker with 11 points. Bob Natale also had 11, while Drew and Stew Allen chipped in 10 apiece.
New Castle (29-0) moves on to play Abington in the state semifinals this Tuesday.