State College was unable to overcome a 10-point deficit in the first quarter in its 66-56 loss to Central Dauphin East on Friday.
Three Little Lions scored double digits, led by senior Michael Caswell’s 12 points. Tyler Hall and Drew Friberg added 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Central Dauphin East’s Evan Chandler scored a game-high 16 points.
State College (5-6) will host Altoona on Saturday.