When you are the coach's son, the ride home from games can no doubt be daunting at times. Such was not the case Thursday night.
Billy Dooley dropped in 27 points to make his father and Chestnut Hill Academy coach Bill Dooley happy and the Blue Devils downed host Shipley, 62-52, in a nonleague basketball game for their first win of the season.
Chestnut Hill (1-3) fell behind the Gators, 12-0, in the first three minutes of the game, but rallied to take a 21-18 lead by halftime.
The younger Dooley nailed a pair of three-pointers in the second quarter and two more in the third quarter, but did most of his damage down the stretch when he converted 15 of 16 free-throw attempts as the Blue Devils were outscoring Shipley (3-2), 29-24.
Tri-County. Perkiomen School spread the scoring around and handled host Kimberton Waldorf, 61-24.
The Indians got 14 points from Colin Cameron.
Penn-Jersey. Justin Robinson scored 30 points and Antwan Laster added 22 points to lift International Christian past visiting Mercy Vocational, 79-59.
Ciera Boyce led a balanced Christian Academy scoring attack with 10 points and the Crusaders downed visiting New Beginnings, 38-22, in a nonleague game.
Christian Academy took a 12-0 lead in the first quarter and held an 18-11 advantage at halftime.
Inter-Ac. Springside raced to a 26-1 lead in the first quarter and went on to beat visiting Baldwin, 53-13.
Elana Roadcloud paced the Lions with 12 points and was one of eight Springside players to score. Roadcloud also grabbed eight rebounds, handed out five assists and grabbed three steals.
Tri-County. Tamara Moskowitz accounted for 10 points and helped Barrack Hebrew beat visiting Kimberton Waldorf, 36-14.
Penn-Jersey. Teharah Worrell picked up 13 points and led Mercy Vocational to a 49-27 win over visiting Pine Forge.