No. 3 Howard will travel to the region’s No. 2 seed Stephen Decatur – a 48-46 winner over Wilde Lake – in Wednesday’s semifinals round.

Statistical breakdown:

Rebounds:

MH: J. Williams 11, Crump 10, Doherty 5, Wallpher 4.

Ho: Biniak 17, Kinsey 10, Walls 7, Batterton 4.

Assists:

MH: Doherty 3, three tied with 1.

Ho: Biniak 6, Kinsey 3.

Field goals:

MH: 10

Ho: 16

Free throws:

MH: 2-7

Ho: 10-28

Class 3A East quarterfinals

Howard 43, Mt. Hebron 24

MH           4            4              9              7            --            24

Ho            5            9            13            16            --            43           

MH (14-5, 17-7): J. Williams 7, Wallpher 5, Konig 3, LeConte 2, O. Williams 2, Bowen 2, Alli 2, Doherty 1.

Ho (16-3, 20-3): Walls 10, Biniak 9, Kinsey 7, Hoesman 6, Gilmore 6, Batterton 3, Sims 2.