Pa. Boys: Fisher's late trey lifts Strath Haven, 57-56

Harriton's Detasla Dixon is fouled by Upper Darby's Isheem Adams as he shoots. Upper Darby won the Central League contest, 43-36. DAVID M WARREN / Staff Photographer
Harriton's Detasla Dixon is fouled by Upper Darby's Isheem Adams as he shoots. Upper Darby won the Central League contest, 43-36. DAVID M WARREN / Staff Photographer
Posted: January 18, 2013

Michael Fisher drained a three-pointer from the corner with .8 of a second to play Thursday night, giving Strath Haven a 57-56 victory at Conestoga in a Central League boys' basketball thriller.

Those were Fisher's only points of the game. John Fender led the Panthers with 20 points, Ty Legree added 13, and Eric Trowery had 12.

Zach Yonda scored 17 for Conestoga, which rallied after trailing by 44-38 after three quarters.

Also in the Central, Tom Leibig had 11 points and Mike O'Hallaron scored 10 to help host Haverford High down Marple Newtown, 47-41.

Leibig had six points in the third quarter, when the Fords outscored Marple, 14-5. Tommy Davis posted 15 points for the Tigers.

Ches-Mont. Mikael Bridges, scoring mostly from the paint, dropped in 24 points and Brad Sherry added 15 to send Great Valley to a 51-36 win at Octorara in an American Division matchup. Mauriece Bowers scored almost half of Octorara's points, getting 17.

Jason McCormick scored 23 points, including nine in each of the first and fourth quarters, and Chas McCormick contributed 12 as West Chester Henderson topped Bishop Shanahan, 58-46, in the National Division. Mike Booth topped Shanahan with 18 points.

Two standouts from Coatesville's state-finalist football team sparked the team's 67-57 victory at Downingtown East in a National Division matchup. Dre Boggs scored 18 points, and Emmett Hunt added 12. Cary Angeline paced the Cougars with 22.

Public. James Harrison scored 23 points and Montrell Freeman and Terrance Hayes each chipped in 17 to help Overbrook to an 80-76 victory in overtime at Bok. Harrison scored nine of his point in the second quarter, helping the Panthers stay within 28-27 at halftime.

Rasul Jackson and Deonte West each had 20 points for Bok, which missed a potential winning shot at the end of regulation.

Also in the Public League:

Rysheed Jordan dished out five assists and grabbed eight rebounds as his game-high 29 points helped Vaux top Del-Val Charter, 76-68.

Kendale Truitt's 22 points and 10 assists propelled Washington to a 63-25 thumping of visiting Franklin Learning Center. Wayne Ferguson grabbed 17 rebounds and scored four points for the Eagles.

Senior forward Ravi Sinanan collected 16 points and 21 rebounds as Esperanza won at home over Simon Gratz, 53-43. Brandon Adams scored 12 points and Stanley Whittaker added 10 points and 10 assists for the victors. Donte' Winfield led Gratz with 13 points.

Antwan James poured in 12 of his 28 points in the final quarter, and host Sayre topped Lamberton, 68-61. James also finished with 12 rebounds. Anthony Fagan paced Lamberton with 24 points, and Kevin Cooper contributed 16.

Northeast routed host Roxborough, 68-30, behind DeAndrew Williams' 27 points - all in the first three quarters. Williams, a senior, sank four three-pointers. Daquan Bohannan added nine points for the Vikings.

Dominick Morales had a game-high 26 points, nearly outscoring host Science Leadership by himself, in High School of the Future's 62-28 romp. Morales scored 12 of his points in the second quarter, sparking Future to a 23-11 halftime lead.

Suburban One. Austin Murphy scored seven points in the first quarter and seven in the third en route to a 19-point performance that propelled Souderton to a 53-38 win at North Penn in a Continental Conference matchup.


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