Probably not many people remember the last time


basketball team beat

Simon Gratz

. But those who watched the Indians beat the host Bulldogs in a Public League opener yesterday will never forget.

Clayton Brothers converted a layup with 18 seconds left and Roxborough dodged a three-point bullet to slip past the Bulldogs, 54-53.

Brothers scored 29 points, matching the output of Gratz's Alibaba Odd. The Indians grabbed a 42-39 lead going into the final quarter and outshot the Bulldogs at the free-throw line, 12-4.

In other league openers:

Tyreese Wheeler scored six of his 11 points in a second overtime to give


an 88-86 win over visiting



Danny Walker paced the Maroon Wave with 23 points. Chris Parks dropped in 30 points for the Wildcats.

John Johnson struck for 26 points and spurred


to a 53-51 win over host

University City



rallied from a 52-47 fourth-quarter deficit to beat visiting


, 68-64.

Anthony Reese collected half of his 20 points in the final quarter for the Rams.

Ramair Garner scored 25 points and was perfect in six trips to the free-throw line in the final quarter to boost


past visiting


, 68-63.

William Penn

held host


to five points in the opening quarter to beat the Railsplitters, 61-56. It was Lincoln's first loss (6-1).

Brandon Tondreau paced the Lions with 29 points.

Sean McCall scored 20 points and led

Philadelphia Electrical

past host


, 62-55.

Marcus Brown and Michael Gill each accounted for 13 points and led

Engineering and Science

past host


, 55-45.

Franklin Learning Center

opened the second half with a 29-10 scoring run and held on to beat host


, 75-61.

Kyle Sawyer scored 22 points for the Bobcats.


Tim Brown nailed a three-pointer off an inbounds pass at the buzzer to give


a 50-49 win over host

Springfield (Delaware County)


Brown paced the Lions with 23 points.

Soutiri Sapnas scored on a drive to the basket with just under 20 seconds left and handed

Marple Newtown

a 53-52 win over visiting

Strath Haven


Sapnas scored nine of his 21 points down the stretch, bringing the Tigers back from a 15-point deficit.

Suburban One National.

Matt Perozze converted 13 of 14 free throws and scored 18 points to lead

Central Bucks South

past host


, 63-54.

Suburban One Continental.

Cameron Prince picked up 13 points to lead


past visiting

Council Rock North

, 41-39.


grabbed a 37-23 halftime lead but had to fend off host


before winning, 61-55.

Russell Graham scored 26 points for the Eagles.


Mike Donatoni struck for 22 points and helped

Great Valley

get past visiting


, 61-51.


outshot visiting


at the free-throw line, 28-7, and downed the Blue Demons, 74-64.

Peter Hissey led the Indians with 27 points.


Robbie Gibbs scored 27 points, including six in the final quarter, to spark

Calvary Christian

to a 65-57 win over host

MaST Charter



Noah Cooper picked up 17 points to help

Kimberton Waldorf

beat visiting


, 49-41.

In other league games:

West-Mont Christian

jumped out to a 36-25 lead and held off visiting


down the stretch for a 59-49 victory.

Charles Paul scored 10 of his 24 points in the second quarter for the Wings.

Wyncote Academy

outscored host

Barrack Hebrew

over the middle quarters, 32-16, and handled the Cougars, 57-44.

Kenny Johnson scored 24 points for the Lions.


Charles Dalrymple drained a half-court buzzer-beater in double overtime to give


a 67-66 win over host

Delco Christian


Dalrymple's basket came off an inbounds pass from David Balderston. John DeShields had given the Knights a 66-64 lead with a basket with a second left.

Dalrymple scored 13 points, Balderston added 16, and Armand Leaks paced Shipley with 23 points.

Father Judge

watched a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter shrink, but the Crusaders managed to hold off host

West Catholic

, 61-60.

Bob Zanneo led Judge with 21 points.

Moses Togbah drained four free throws in the final minute to give


a 49-47 win over visiting



Togbah scored 16 points for the Braves.

Bryan Cohen scored five of his 22 points in the final quarter and helped

Abington Friends

hold off host

Penn Charter

, 46-44.

Aaric Murray scored all but two of his 14 points in the second half and blocked a last-second shot to give

Glen Mills

a 48-45 win over visiting

Owen J. Roberts


The 6-foot-10 junior also contributed 12 rebounds and five blocks.

Jim Kelleher's basket with eight seconds left boosted

Cardinal O'Hara

into the lead as the Lions picked up a 42-38 win over visiting

Archbishop Ryan


Kelleher scored 13 points and Zach Tansey added 21 points for O'Hara.

La Salle

held off host

Malvern Prep

in the final minutes to beat the Friars, 46-38.

C.J. Aiken led a balanced scoring attack with nine points for the Explorers.

Rodney Roberson and Malcolm Weston each picked up 22 points to lift

New Media Charter

past host


, 67-58.

Robert Spinrad scored 12 of his 14 points in the final six minutes to lead

Stern Hebrew

past host

Community Academy of Philadelphia

, 56-46.

International Christian

used an 18-9 scoring run in the second quarter to dispatch visiting

Pine Forge

, 55-43.

Terrell Foster dropped in 21 points for the Titans.


It was a long time coming, but

Penn Charter

finally beat

Germantown Academy

in swimming.

Anthony Lordi and Drew Bonus each won a pair of events and the Quakers downed the Patriots in an Inter-Ac League meet, 107-79, for its first win over GA in 35 years.

Lordi won the 200-yard individual medley (1 minute, 59.62 seconds) and the 100-yard breaststroke (1:04.04). Bonus took the 100-yard freestyle (50.89) and the 100-yard backstroke (55.16).


For only the second time since 1992, an

Archbishop Ryan

bowler rolled a perfect game.

Mark Livezey did the trick with a 300 game and helped the Raiders beat

Archbishop Wood

, 4-0, in a Catholic League match at Boulevard Lanes.

Livezey turned in a 683 series and teammate John Ramos led with a 713 series. John Mastalski was the last Ryan bowler to roll a 300 game, in 1992.


Chestnut Hill Academy

got three wins from Alex Blenheim at 135 pounds and earned three nonleague wins.

The Blue Devils tied


, 42-42, but won on criterion; downed

Academy of the New Church

, 33-24; and beat

St. Joseph's Prep

, 54-29.

Blenheim earned pins in 2:12 against the Prep and in 2:40 against Conwell-Egan, and a 10-7 decision against Academy of the New Church.