Defending PIAA Class AAAA girls' basketball champion


has had an uncharacteristically rough start to the season and

Plymouth Whitemarsh

made it even rougher yesterday.

Megan Piotrowicz went in for a layup with 6.8 seconds left in the game and boosted the Colonials past the visiting Panthers, 46-45, in a Suburban One American Conference game.

Plymouth Whitemarsh (3-5, 2-2) rallied from a 32-27 deficit down the stretch to win the game. Piotrowicz paced the Colonials with 10 points, while Alana Brown scored 14 points for Cheltenham (2-4, 1-3).

KSA Classic Tournament.

At Disney World's Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., Cecily Scavicchio picked up 18 points and notched the 1,000th point of her career as

Garnet Valley


Elsinore (Calif.)

, 48-27.

Scavicchio finished the game with 1,012 points.

Also at Disney,

Prep Charter

jumped on

Harborfields (N.Y.)

in the first quarter, 18-8, and earned a 53-28 victory.

Lashay Banks scored 18 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Wolves.


Isabel Scott collected 12 points and helped Downingtown West beat host West Chester East, 37-22.


Nina Voith exploded for 20 points including nine points in the third quarter and sparked Germantown Friends to a 48-41 win over visiting Agnes Irwin.

Boys' Basketball

Martise Dixon scored half of his 12 points down the stretch and helped

Martin Luther King

hold off host


, 65-63, in a Public League game.


came back from a stunning loss to


on Tuesday to beat host


, 58-51.

The Bulldogs got 11 points from Alibaba Odd.

Theo West continued his streak of double-doubles in every game this season and led


past visiting


, 63-55.

West scored 14 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for the Tigers.


Brendan McNulty scored 10 points and led

Malvern Prep

past visiting

St. Joseph's Prep

, 47-45.

Allen Dempster collected 13 points for

Philadelphia Academy Charter

and a shot with 1 second left by

MaST Charter

missed the mark in a 59-56 win by PAC.

Divaaldin Kelley and Samuel Starks each scored 12 points to boost

Mariana Bracetti

to a 45-40 win over host

New Media Charter