Probably not many people remember the last time

Roxborough's

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

Bartram

an 88-86 win over visiting

Bok

.

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

Furness

to a 53-51 win over host

University City

.

Southern

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

Edison

, 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

Sayre

past visiting

Germantown

, 68-63.

William Penn

held host

Lincoln

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

Dobbins

, 62-55.

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

Engineering and Science

past host

Washington

, 55-45.

Franklin Learning Center

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

Central

, 75-61.

Kyle Sawyer scored 22 points for the Bobcats.

Central.

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

Penncrest

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

Bensalem

, 63-54.

Suburban One Continental.

Cameron Prince picked up 13 points to lead

Hatboro-Horsham

past visiting

Council Rock North

, 41-39.

Norristown

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

Souderton

before winning, 61-55.

Russell Graham scored 26 points for the Eagles.

Ches-Mont.

Mike Donatoni struck for 22 points and helped

Great Valley

get past visiting

Oxford

, 61-51.

Unionville

outshot visiting

Kennett

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

Peter Hissey led the Indians with 27 points.

Bicentennial.

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

Calvary Christian

to a 65-57 win over host

MaST Charter

.

Tri-County.

Noah Cooper picked up 17 points to help

Kimberton Waldorf

beat visiting

Woodlynde

, 49-41.

In other league games:

West-Mont Christian

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

Phelps

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.

Nonleague.

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

Shipley

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

Octorara

a 49-47 win over visiting

Harriton

.

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

Bodine

, 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.

Swimming

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).

Bowling

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.

Wrestling

Chestnut Hill Academy

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

The Blue Devils tied

Conwell-Egan

, 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.