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Pa. Boys | Franklin nips Dobbins in OT on McDaniels' shot at buzzer

A clutch jumper by Malik McDaniels turned out to be just about perfect for the Ben Franklin basketball team yesterday.

A clutch jumper by Malik McDaniels turned out to be just about perfect for the

Ben Franklin

basketball team yesterday.

McDaniels drained a three-pointer as time expired in overtime and lifted the Electrons past visiting


, 65-62, in a Public League game.

McDaniels' shot kept Ben Franklin perfect so far this season. The Electrons are 8-0 overall, 4-0 in the league.

McDaniels scored nine points and teammate Ron Lee dropped in seven of his team-high 15 points in overtime.

Clayton Brothers accounted for 20 points and led


past visiting


, 58-57.

Kion Coats collected 15 of his 20 points in the third quarter and


held on to beat host


, 68-65.

Alibaba Odd and Travis White each dropped in 16 points to lead


past host


, 59-56.

The Owls missed a three-point attempt at the buzzer.


capped a 20-8 scoring run in the final quarter by hitting the last three free throws over the final 12 seconds of the game and beat visiting

Franklin Learning Center

, 63-59.

Chris Parks scored seven of his 26 points in the fourth quarter for the Wildcats.

Alex Gaddy scored 10 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter and sparked

Martin Luther King

to a 79-74 win over visiting




jumped out to a 21-8 lead in the opening quarter and went on to beat host


, 64-59.

Sam Pagan scored 17 points for the Trojans.

Mark Allen struck for 23 points, including 10 in the third quarter, and led

William Penn

past visiting


, 56-51.

Jamil Cherry led a balanced scoring attack with 10 points as

Engineering and Science

beat host

Philadelphia Electrical

, 34-28.


outscored host


in the second half, 40-26, and beat the Tigers, 67-60.

Tyron Lytes led the Vikings with 21 points.

Marcus Holland scored 18 points and

University City

beat host

West Philadelphia

, 58-50, for its second straight win of the season.


converted 13 free throws in the final quarter and escaped


with an 80-68 win.

Deshon Minnis drained five free throws in the final minutes and scored 17 points to lead the Rams.

Amare Stoudemire Invitational.

Jamal Wilson scored 20 points and led



West Lake (Ga.)

, 65-58, in a first-round game in Haines City, Fla.


Brian Parker poured in 18 points and boosted


to a 60-53 win over host




Stan Shelton drained a pair of free throws with two seconds left to give


a 45-44 win over visiting

Downingtown East


Shelton scored five points and Brandon Smith added 12 points for the Red Raiders.

Derek Allen scored five of his 12 points in the fourth quarter and helped


get past host


, 49-39.


Ryan Carroll scored 17 points and helped

Devon Prep

beat host


, 67-57.

Friends Schools.

Jake Lerner scored 17 points as

Abington Friends

edged host


, 42-40.


Curt Thomas' tip-in with 59 seconds left proved to be the deciding points in

Mariana Bracetti

's 62-61 overtime win over visiting

World Communications


Thomas Cotton and Michael Glenn each picked up 12 points to lead

De La Salle

to a 50-47 win over host

City Center


Keith Milnazik picked up 14 points and led

Central Bucks East

past host

Germantown Academy

, 56-53.


's Lamar Gary converted all six of his free-throw attempts in the final quarter and scored nine points as the Ambassadors downed visiting

New Media

, 46-37.

Nigel Davis struck for 33 points and sparked


to a 68-59 win over visiting



Great Valley

got 17 points from Mike Donatoni and beat host

Upper Merion

, 52-42.


exploded for 29 points in the final quarter and dropped host

Philadelphia Academy Charter

, 62-49.

Stefan Thompson paced the Pioneers with 23 points.

Jose Ortiz recorded career-high's in points with 34 and rebounds with 15 as

Math, Civics & Science

tripped visiting

Paul Robeson

, 87-73.

Jamie Grover came through with 14 points and paced

Christian Academy

to a 58-41 win over visiting

King's Christian


Playing at the Palestra,

Hill School

used all 12 of its players in the first half and downed the

University of Pennsylvania

junior varsity, 78-58.

Patrick Lee collected 18 points for the Blues.

Gary Lawrence scored 13 points and boosted

Chestnut Hill Academy

to a 47-26 win over host

George School


Episcopal Academy

outscored visiting

Germantown Friends

in the first half, 30-15, and handled the Tigers, 62-40.

Jack O'Neill scored 11 of his 25 points in the first quarter for the Churchmen.