Patrick Lee collected 20 points, nine rebounds, five blocked shots, and the outstanding player award while leading host
to the championship of the 38th annual Dave Mercer boys' basketball tournament with a 73-54 win over
Lee, a 6-foot-6 senior forward, helped Hill to its second straight title in the eight-team event. Amauris Quezada added 18 points and five assists, while AFS' Bryan Cohen (13 points) and Mike Walther (12) each earned all-tournament honors.
At American University,
battled back from a 27-7 deficit to take a lead with 22 seconds remaining, but fell short in a 57-56 third-place loss to
Roman's Malik Wayns had 28 points with four three-pointers and earned all-tournament honors.
Brandon Savage, a 6-5 senior forward, had 23 points and nine rebounds for
during a 65-55 triumph over visiting
. Zaahir Allen chipped in with 15 points and five assists.
's 61-51 win at
featured Sergino Mystil's 13 points, nine rebounds and four assists, while Rob Holloman tossed in 20 points and Eric Brennan grabbed nine boards.
fared well at the Beast of the East tournament at the University of Delaware, producing a winner and a fourth-place finisher in the prestigious 80-team event.
The Patriots' Andrew Grabfelder, seeded third in his weight class, captured the 130-pound title with a 5-3 decision over top-seeded Anthony Valles of Blair Academy in the final.
Germantown Academy's Pat Owens finished fourth when he was pinned in the second period of his 119-pound consolation bout.
Other area placewinners were
's Matt Malfaro with a sixth place at 112 pounds, and eighth-place finishes by
's Jonathan Weibel (152 pounds) and
Springfield's (Delaware County)
Andre Petroski (171).
Dave Mercer Tournament
AF: Bryan Cohen 13, Ricker Gould 4, Joe Gripper 2, Avatar Jones 2, Jake Lerner 15, Mike Walther 12, Will Wise 6.
HS: Ryan Deitrich 2, Ryan Ebner 13, Patrick Flanagan 2, Kevin Hacke 2, Mike Howell 4, Patrick Lee 20, Amauris Quezada 18, David Singleton 12.
Gonzaga D.C. Classic
F: James Albright 16, Reggie Henderson 4, Chris James 6, Powell Lee 13, Josh O'Neal 18.
RC: Rakeem Brookens 11, Aaron Brown 7, Will Kirkland 3, Wes Kirkland 3, Kevin Regan 4, Maalik Wayns 28.
WC: Eric Beal 5, Eric Brennan 8, Curtis Drake 4, Haleem Hayward 9, Rob Holloman 20, Sergino Mystil 13, Dwayne Shaw 2.
AW: Dan Comas 19, Joe Getz 11, Joe Huebner 6, Eric Loughnane 4, Sean McCartney 7, Brian O'Grady 4.
CO: Jim Kelleher 11, Ryan Laughlin 2, Matt Romano 2, Josh Showers 8, Zach Tansey 18, Ryan Wolski 14.
CD: Zaahir Allen 15, Jahkeem Bogans 9, Ryan Fitch 5, Isiah Mason 10, Brandon Savage 23, Sean Williams 3.
Plumstead Christian at Jenkintown, 7
Church Farm at Christian Academy, 7:30
Furness at Kensington, 3
Nueva Esperanza at Vaux, 3
Mariana Bracetti at FitzSimons, 3
Parkway at Mastbaum, 3
Masterman at DeLa Salle, 3:30
Friends Select at Mercy Vocational, 4
Archbishop Ryan at Penn Charter, 4
Bodine at Girard College, 4:30
Phelps at Westtown, 5:30
La Salle at Camden Catholic, 7
Community Ac. of Phila. at MaST Charter, 7
Upper Perkiomen at Upper Merion, 7
Faith Christian at Palisades, 7:30
Strawberry Mansion at Arch. Carroll, 7:30
Muhlenberg at Boyertown, 7:30
Sun Valley at Downingtown East, 7:30
Harriton at Phoenixville, 7:30
Monsignor Bonner at North Catholic, 7:30
Neshaminy at Conwell-Egan, 7:30
Saul at Bishop McDevitt, 7:30
Sacred Heart at Mount St. Joseph, 5
Avon Grove at Octorara, 7
Harriton at Academy Park, 7
International Christian at Pine Forge, 4
Swenson at Mariana Bracetti, 3
Del-Val Charter at Math, Civics & Science, 3
Communications Tech at Masterman, 3
Overbrook at Southern, 3
Paul Robeson at Bodine, 3
Phila. Ac. Charter at New Media Charter, 3
Phila. Electrical at Imhotep Charter, 3
Freire Charter at Mastery Charter, 3
Fels at Central, 3
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Upper Dublin at Upper Moreland, 3:30
Woodlynde at West-Mont Christian, 3:45
Barrack Hebrew at Del-Val Friends, 4
West Philadelphia at Germantown, 3
Engineering & Science at Simon Gratz, 3
Franklin T. Charter at Community Ac. Phila., 3:45
Mercy Vocational at Friends Select, 4
St. Hubert at Holy Cross, 6:30
Gwynedd-Mercy at Bishop Shanahan, 6:30
Saucon Valley at Quakertown, 7
Delco Christian at Girard College, 7
Northeast at Cardinal Dougherty, 7
Pottsgrove at Villa Joseph Marie, 7:30
Roman Catholic at Olney, 3:30
Church Farm at West Nottingham, 4