Dorman would have been awfully good at "Jeopardy" on Tuesday night.
Any time that Lancaster made it a questionable game, the Cavaliers had an answer.
Adam Humphries and Maurice Daniels combined to knock down key outside shots in the second half to lift Dorman to a 71-62 victory against the Bruins in the third round of the Class AAAA boys' Upper State playoffs.
The Cavaliers will face Irmo, a 71-66 winner against Westside, in the upper state championship at 8:30 p.m. on Friday at the Bi-Lo Center.
Dorman (22-6) trailed only once, 21-20, with 5:21 to go in the second quarter after an Alan Robinson 3-pointer. However, the Cavaliers immediately regained a 23-21 lead on a Nelson Hughes' 3. Humphries and Hughes connected on back-to-back 3s and helped Dorman close the half on an 11-4 run for a 31-25 advantage at the half.
"We really haven't shot well the last couple of weeks," Dorman coach Thomas Ryan said. "(Assistant) coach (Matt) Talley did a good job of drawing up plays, and early on we got great looks and made some shots. I felt we executed well."
The Cavaliers increased their lead to 42-32 with 1:25 to go in the third quarter on an inside shot by Curtis Webb.
Webb, who finished with 12 points, later beat the buzzer to give Dorman a 44-35 lead going into the final quarter.
Lancaster (19-8), though, made a 5-0 run to begin the fourth, capped by a Nate Bush 3-pointer to cut the deficit to 44-40.
But Humphries and Daniels nailed back-to-back 3s to help the Cavaliers regain a double-digit lead at 50-40 with 4:48 left in regulation.
"It just felt good," Daniels said. "I had the open look. My teammate did a good job finding me, and I hit it."
Daniels later completed a three-point play to give Dorman a comfortable 57-47 advantage with 3:18 to go. He finished the game with 11 points.
"The last two weeks, Maurice has really stepped up and settled into what he does best," Ryan said. "He made some huge plays."
Humphries followed with a pair of free throws to give the Cavaliers their largest lead at 59-47 with 2:40 to go. He later knocked down four straight at the line to push the advantage to 65-53 with 1:34 left. Humphries led all scorers with 21 points.
"We watched film and knew they would run zone," Humphries said. "We had to hit the open 3s to win the game."
"It was crucial for us to maintain the lead," Ryan said.
"They are a team of runs and can go on a 10-0 run at any time. The key was we hit the open (shooters) and was very unselfish."
Sindarius Thornwell led the Bruins with 20 points, while Ron Trapps added 16.
DORMAN 71, LANCASTER 62
Lancaster - Thornwell 20, Trapps 16, Robinson 9, Bush 5, Foster 4, Woodard 4, Duncan 4
Dorman - Humphries 21, Webb 12, Daniels 11, Peake 9, Hughes 6, Fuller 6, Logan 4, Robinson 2
3-pointers: Lancaster 9 (Robinson 3, Thornwell 3, Bush, Woodard, Trapps); Dorman 7 (Daniels 2, Humphries 2, Hughes 2, Webb)
Records: Lancaster 19-8, Dorman 22-6