February 1, 2016 |
Pennsbury's Addison Howard hit a step-back jumper at the end of the fourth quarter to send the Falcons' boys' basketball game with Downingtown East into overtime. From there, Howard hit two free throws in the extra period to help the hosts to a 60-57 nonleague victory Saturday. Howard finished with 20 points and Mark Flagg scored 19. In other nonleague play: Khalil White scored 15 points, and Justin Sutton and Amir Lewis each scored 14 points to help visiting Cheltenham edge Abington, 77-73.
January 28, 2016
Boys' Basketball BICENTENNIAL LEAGUE Church Farm 54, New Hope-Solebury 26 Holy Ghost Prep 48, Valley Forge Military 33 CATHOLIC LEAGUE Archbishop Wood 66, Bonner-Prendergast 51 Lansdale Catholic 58, Bishop McDevitt 54 (OT) Neumann-Goretti 67, St. Joseph's Prep 53 Roman Catholic 73, Father Judge 59 West Catholic 59, Cardinal O'Hara 52 Archbishop Ryan 54, Conwell-Egan 52 CENTRAL LEAGUE Penncrest 57, Conestoga 53 Garnet Valley 71, Harriton 59 Marple Newtown 60, Upper Darby 55 CHES-MONT LEAGUE Unionville 56, Sun Valley 51 Coatesville 71, Avon Grove 50 Downingtown West 61, Downingtown East 45 FRIENDS SCHOOLS LEAGUE Germantown Friends 54, Abington Friends 35 Moorestown Friends 42, Friends Select 35 INTER-AC LEAGUE Episcopal Academy 47, Penn Charter 39 Germantown Acad 59, Haverford School 41 Malvern Prep 90, Springside Chestnut Hill 50 PENN-JERSEY LEAGUE New Foundations 76, Doane Academy 71 PIONEER ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Boyertown 63, Methacton 60 PUBLIC LEAGUE DIVISION E Franklin Towne 7, Maritime Academy 43 NONLEAGUE Lawrenceville 77, Solebury School 64 Roxborough 68, Christopher Dock 54 World Communications 67, Olney 58 Hill School 61, Perkiomen School 41 Calvary Christian 75, High School of Future 51 Perkiomen Valley 62, Souderton 47 Girls' Basketball BICENTENNIAL LEAGUE Jenkintown 50, Plumstead Christian 15 New...
January 22, 2016 |
Maddie Ireland and Nicole Barnes each dished out five assists as Garnet Valley easily navigated past host Lower Merion, 62-42, in a Central League girls' basketball game Wednesday night. Ireland finished with 12 points. Brianne Borcky added seven rebounds and six blocks. Emily McAteer led the Jaguars with 13 points. Also in the Central League: Ellie Mack scored 12 points in each half as Conestoga cruised past host Ridley, 48-33. Sophie Grady hit a pair of threes en route to 11 points to lead host Harriton over Radnor, 42-32.
January 16, 2016 |
With 18 seconds left, senior Ian Beardsley displayed his veteran experience. Beardsley sank a three-pointer on Thursday night to give Souderton a 61-59 overtime victory against visiting Hatboro-Horsham in a Suburban One Continental League boys' basketball game. Ty Salone scored 15 points and Beardsley finished with 10 points for Souderton. Brian McEachern and Clifton Moore both had double-doubles for Hatboro-Horsham. Moore had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and McEachern scored 10 points and grabbed 13 rebounds.
December 31, 2015 |
Toeing the foul line with less than 30 seconds remaining, and a win over a national power on the line, is a tall order for any high school basketball player. But on Thursday in Mesa, Ariz., Archbishop Wood's Matt Cerruti never capitulated. The junior connected on a pair of free throws with 20 seconds remaining to lift the Vikings to a 56-54 win over Mountain Ridge (Ariz.) in a Visit Mesa Challenge boys' basketball game. Mountain Ridge is the top-ranked team in Arizona and the 20th-ranked team in the nation, according to Maxpreps.
December 10, 2015 |
Great Valley's Ashlyn Smith nearly scored as many points in the final 16 seconds Tuesday as her team did in the entire first quarter. Smith grabbed a late steal that led to a go-ahead layup and then converted two free throws as Great Valley rallied for a 44-40 victory over visiting Wilson-West Lawn in a nonleague girls' basketball game. Stephanie Aker added eight points, eight rebounds and six steals for Great Valley, which trailed by 12-7 after one quarter. In other nonleague action: Hannah Fox had 27 points, six rebounds, three steals, and three assists as visiting Penn Charter knocked off Shipley, 58-53.