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Pa. Boys: Pennsbury wins, runs streak to 59

Pennsbury got a big efforts from Jay Jabat, Zak Kumor and Dante Devine and held off host Council Rock North in overtime, 47-44, to win its 59th straight Suburban One National Conference basketball game last night.

Pennsbury got a big efforts from Jay Jabat, Zak Kumor and Dante Devine and held off host Council Rock North in overtime, 47-44, to win its 59th straight Suburban One National Conference basketball game last night.

Devine nailed a pair of free throws with 20 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime, when Jabat scored two points and Kumor went 3 for 4 from the free-throw line.

Kumor scored 13 points for the Falcons.

Merdic Green dropped in 11 points and boosted Harry S Truman past host Council Rock South, 53-47.

Ivan Flores collected all of his 18 points in the first half and boosted Bensalem past visiting William Tennent, 56-39, handing the Panthers their first loss of the season.

Ryan Arcidiacono poured in 25 points and sparked Neshaminy to a 51-31 win over host Abington.

Suburban One Continental. David Kiersnowski converted a pair of free throws with 10 seconds left and handed Central Bucks East a 41-39 win over visiting North Penn. Kiersnowski paced the Patriots with 11 points.

Kenny Gula picked up 18 points and helped Quakertown beat host Central Bucks South, 64-61.

Ryan Dyer scored 16 points and lifted Central Bucks West to a 57-51 win over visiting Penridge.

Suburban One American. Rob Mansell knocked down four three-pointers and scored 30 points to lead Cheltenham to a 68-54 win over visiting Upper Dublin.

Pioneer Athletic. Charles Robinson scored 13 points and led Upper Perkiomen past host St. Pius X, 46-45.

The Winged Lions missed a three pointer with two seconds left.

Bicentennial. Jack Kinniry hit a jumper from just inside the arc as time expired in overtime and handed Jenkintown a 57-55 win over visiting Plumstead Christian.

Kinniry scored 25 points for the Drakes.

Christian Brothers Tournament. The host Explorers held off Pittsburgh Central Catholic down the stretch and earned a 52-49 win. Troy Hockaday scored 14 points for La Salle.

Dave Mercer Invitational. Kevin Mulquin led a balanced Hill School scoring attack with 15 points, and the host Blues beat Berkshire, 69-51, in a semifinal game.

Hill closed out the game with a 21-12 scoring run to lock up the victory.

Episcopal Academy Tournament. Westtown nailed five three pointers in the fourth quarter, but the host Churchmen held off the Quakers, 62-60. Daniel Mengel scored 21 points for Episcopal.

Make-A-Wish Tournmament. Ky Howard came through with 23 points and helped Shipley beat Penn Charter, 58-52, in a semifinal game at Germantown Academy.

Southern High Showcase. Rodney Chandler scored 20 points and Antwain Rucker converted six free throws down the stretch to give the host Rams a 58-56 win over Life Center (N.J.).

In another tournament game, Imhotep got past Frankford, 51-49.

Nonleague. Rakeem Brookins scored 31 points and was 7 for 9 from the free-throw line down the stretch as Roman Catholic beat Girard College, 66-63, at Holy Family University.

It was the first game for the Cavaliers after the firing of coach Tyrone Morris.

Andrew Acker scored 9 points for Haverford School in a 40-38 win over host Cardinal O'Hara.

Brendan Ostaszewski converted 11 of 12 free throws and scored 19 points as Archbishop Ryan edged visiting Washington, 56-53.

Joe Kehoe poured in 17 points and host Father Judge earned its first win of the season, a 61-55 decision over previously unbeaten Conwell-Egan.

Only four players scored for West Philadelphia, but they scored enough to beat host University City, 53-40.

Leading the way for the Speedboys was Naquil Jones, who accounted for 18 points.

Jerrel Wright collected 23 points and sparked Dobbins to a 73-58 win over visiting Philadelphia Academy Charter.

DeQuann Walker picked up 19 points as Malvern Prep beat previously undefeated St. Joseph's Prep, 55-39.

The Friars pulled away in the second half, outscoring the Hawks, 30-20.

Cardinal Dougherty blasted host Northeast in the second quarter, 20-8, and came from behind to beat the Vikings, 61-45. Brandon Wims scored 26 points for Dougherty.