There's nothing like waiting until the final second to win your first game of the season.
Raymond Clark knocked down a pair of free throws with one tick left on the clock and handed Overbrook a 54-53 win over Solebury School in the opening round of the Trenton Central Tournament yesterday.
Clark paced the Panthers with 18 points, while Justin Driver struck for 18 points for the Spartans.
Eastern States Invitational.
Justin Driver scored 25 points as Solebury School beat Penn Charter, 65-39, to gain a split of their two games for the day.
Ryan Abel drained 5 of 7 three-point shots and scored 21 points for Lower Moreland in a 46-36 win over Oakcrest (N.J.) in a Ray Martin Memorial Bracket semifinal game at the Wildwoods Convention Center.
Lower Moreland will play Lower Cape May (N.J.) for the title this afternoon at 4:30 p.m.
In the Jersey Shore Bracket, Math, Civics & Science raced to an 18-7 lead in the opening quarter and handled Paul VI (N.J.), 58-51.
The Mighty Elephants got a balanced scoring effort led by Jose Ortiz, who collected 14 points, and Jeff Lord, who scored 13 points and pulled down 13 rebounds.
Math, Civics & Science will play for the title against St. Joseph (N.J.) tonight at 6 p.m.
Beach Ball Classic.
Dalton Pepper got 21 points from 22 shots from the field and sparked Pennsbury to a 48-43 win over Fayette County (Ga.) in a quarterfinal game at Myrtle Beach.
The Falcons trailed in the first half, 16-14, but a Pepper layup with 8 minutes, 8 seconds left in the half tied the game and a layup by Goran Dulac with 6:10 left in the half put Pennsbury up for good, 18-16.
The Falcons will play Arlington Country Day in a semifinal game on Monday at 8:45 p.m.
Pete Nelson Classic.
Tom Cooney converted 3 of his 4 three pointers in the first half and scored 12 points as La Salle downed Cheltenham, 52-41, at Widener University.
Eddie Joyner-Mitchell also scored 12 points and Todd Stokley grabbed eight rebounds for the Explorers.
Greg Robbins scored 20 points and was named Lower Merion's most valuable player of the game as the Aces beat Gratz, 52-35.
Robbins was 7 for 8 from the free throw line and pulled down 10 rebounds. Tyree Smith was named the Bulldogs' most valuable player after scoring 13 points.
Archbishop Carroll got a three-pointer from D.J. Irving to take a lead late in the game and held on to beat Life Center (N.J.), 55-49.
Irving collected four threes and scored 18 points.
Octavious Booker had a monster game with 27 points and paced Freire Charter to a 72-52 win over Armstrong (S.C.) in Richmond, Va.
Booker scored 12 points in the final quarter.
Lancaster Black Knight Tournament.
Jamir Hanner struck for 19 points and 13 rebounds for Southern in an 80-58 semifinal win over Sherwood (Md.).