One of the smallest players on the court made the biggest impact for Strawberry Mansion's boys' basketball team in the championship game of the Glen Mills Tournament last night.
Darren Lawrence, a 6-foot guard, scored 22 points to lead all scorers in a 53-40 championship win over the host school.
Glen Mills got a fine game from 6-foot-11 center Aaric Murray, a La Salle University commit, who had 21 points and eight rebounds.
Central topped Lamberton, 51-39, in the consolation game behind Joshua Welles' 11 points.
Penn Charter's boys' basketball team had to exert little effort to get to its game across the street at Germantown Friends.
Once inside the gym, the Quakers hardly broke a sweat before taking control in what eventually ended as a 45-25 win. John Ryan scored 17 points to lead the Quakers.
Reggie Charles hit a running one-handed shot from 15 feet away with five seconds left to cap a Bishop McDevitt comeback in a 57-55 win over visiting Mastery Charter.
After Charles made the shot, he was fouled and made the free throw to give the Lancers (5-0) a 56-55 lead. Mastery was then forced to foul, resulting in the Lancers' final point with one second left.
Charles, a 6-foot sophomore forward, finished with 25 points to lead the Lancers. Another sophomore, guard Matt Conroy, added 12 points.
Interboro registered an impressive 70-49 win over visiting Wyncote as 6-4 junior Richard Irwin scored 22 points and pulled down 12 rebounds and sophomore point guard Charles Bolger added 13 points and seven assists. Keith Sheppard led the Lions with 21 points.
The Abington Friends duo of Jake Lerner and Will Wise schooled visiting New Media Charter, each scoring 17 points, in a 68-56 win. Anthony Samuels added 10 points for the Kangaroos (2-4).
Henry Smith's 15 points powered host Monsignor Bonner past Cardinal Dougherty, 63-46. The Friars (2-1) also got significant contributions from 6-5 sophomore forward Scott Slade (11 points, 9 rebounds) and point guard Jamal Melvin (12 points, 6 assists).
All 11 players who suited up for host Friends Select scored in a 64-21 win over CAPA. Zack Kowalski led the Falcons with 13 points.
Friends' Central stunned host Germantown Academy, 57-50, getting 17 points from Devin Coleman and 13 from Travis Robinson.
Eric Fleming scored 14 first-half points to lead Archbishop Ryan to a 68-53 win at West Catholic. Fleming finished with 16 points to lead the Raiders (2-1), who got 15 points apiece from Rus Slawter and Jerry Smith.
Jeff Hughes knocked down four three-pointers and finished with 25 points to lead Devon Prep to a 63-50 win over Jenkintown.
Brad Miller scored 20 points for Kennedy-Kenrick in a 45-21 win at Community Academy of Philadelphia.
Mercy Vocational remained unbeaten in the Penn-Jersey League with a 61-29 win at International Christian as Erica Hankerson scored 22 points.
MyNeshia McKenzie scored 14 points and added 13 rebounds to lift Springfield (Delco) past visiting Perkiomen Valley, 44-33.
La Salle compiled three pins in under a minute to roll to a 59-13 Catholic League win at Conwell-Egan.
Matt Simmons (152 pounds), Sean Fisher (160) and Steve Jones (215) got those pins for the Explorers.
Mark Singer's second-period pin at 152 pounds clinched Harriton's 43-28 win at Strath Haven. Teammates Haddon Corbett (189) and Dave Horev (215) also hadpins.
Tim DiPaolo's decision at 130 gave host Conestoga a 42-32 win over Penncrest.
Lower Moreland's John Founds (160) pinned his opponent in a 57-12 win at Delco Christian.