Junior Desmond Gillen scored 34 points to lead New Haven to a 69-60 victory over Burton Bandle in the Division 3 regional basketball semifinal match in Bandle on Monday night.
The Rockets will play Detroit Loyola in the regional final on Wednesday at 19:00.
Junior Keiondre Gamz scored 13 points and eight rebounds, and junior Trevon Jeffery scored nine points and “played great in defense,” said coach Tedor France II.
New Haven, who led 33-25 at the break. is 16-7. The Rockets have won 14 of the last 16 regional games.
Bandle finished 14-9.
Loyola (18-5) took the lead with a 59-43 victory over Bishop Foley.
New Haven is among the three Macomb County teams left in the playoffs.
On Wednesday in the regional final of Division 1 Collegium De La Salle will play with Dakota. These teams won the semifinals in Troy in Athens.