Soutiri Sapnas picked up where he left off last season for the Marple Newtown basketball team at the Bristol Tournament last night.
Sapnas, who established the school single-season scoring record last season, dropped in 28 points to lift the Tigers past Harry S Truman, 58-52, in a semifinal game.
Sapnas collected 13 of his points in the final quarter when Marple Newtown outscored Truman, 17-8, to overcome a 44-38 deficit.
James Martin put Marple Newtown ahead for good, 54-52, when he hit a jump-hook shot with 30 seconds left in the game off an assist from Alexander Skalski.
Will Adams collected 15 points and led Imhotep Charter past Gratz, 51-42, in a semifinal game.
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Brandon Baynes scored 14 points and led University City past the host Indians, 56-49, in a semifinal game.
Devon Shorter scored 17 points and Allan Dempster grabbed 18 rebounds to lead Philadelphia Academy Charter past host Mastery Charter North, 43-30, for its first win in two seasons.
Jose Ortiz scored 19 points and Zaahir Smith added 12 points and 9 assists as Math, Civics & Science beat visiting Paul Robeson, 64-57.
Maurice Watson dropped in 8 of his 14 points during a 17-5 first quarter and Boys Latin downed host Palumbo, 66-52, in the first-ever Public League game for both teams.
Masterman used a 20-point effort from Sam Jung to beat host World Communications, 48-45.
Saul held host High School of the Future to 3 points in the third quarter and went on to post a 42-36 victory.
James Whitaker scored just 4 points, but pulled down 10 rebounds for the Razorbacks.
Shots by Troy Hockaday and Tom Cooney sent La Salle into second and third overtime periods, but a shot by Juan'ya Green at the end of the third overtime gave visiting Archbishop Carroll an 86-84 victory.
Green scored 19 points and D.J. Irving added 21 points for the Patriots.
St. Joseph's Prep raced to a huge advantage in the first quarter, but had to play some defense late in the game to hold off host Penn Charter, 58-55.
Joe Nardi dropped in 24 points for the Prep.
Lincoln roared back from a 29-20 halftime deficit and tripped host Mastbaum, 59-54.
The Railsplitters got 20 points from Teshon Wilson who dropped in 3 of his 5 three-pointers in the final quarter.
Edison got 8 three's and 30 points from Luis Martinez and beat host Fels, 71-52.
Shannon Givens, a guard for nationally-ranked Academy of the New Church last season, made his debut for Fels with 22 points.
Zafir Williams collected 6 point of his 18 points over the final 2 minutes and led Vaux past visiting Kensington, 70-67.
Elliot Barry picked up 17 points and boosted Delaware Valley Friends past visiting Collegium, 49-41.
Bensalem held visiting Archbishop Ryan to 4 points in both the first and third quarters and downed the Raiders, 44-38.
Nick Christian and Rob Schreiber each scored 13 points for the Owls.