North Penn opened the Suburban One Continental basketball season with a flair for the dramatic Friday.

Matt Possanza drilled a three-pointer at the buzzer in overtime and the Knights stunned host Central Bucks East, 47-44.

North Penn (3-0, 1-0) outscored the Patriots (0-2, 0-1) down the stretch, 12-4, to force overtime, then outpointed East in overtime, 8-5.

Possanza scored 15 points and Sean Brooks added 16 points for the Knights.

Pioneer Athletic. Randy Reber picked up his 400th career win after Phoenixville beat visiting Upper Perkiomen, 70-51.

Marcus Howell scored eight of his 22 points in the third quarter.

Nonleague. Carlton Whitehead converted a driving layup with 14 seconds left to give Conwell-Egan a 50-49 win over host Pope John Paul II. Whitehead scored six points and Jamal Nwaniemeka chipped in with 16 points for the Eagles.

Nick Augenbaugh hit the game-winning shot with 58 seconds left and handed Archbishop Ryan a 47-45 win over host Washington. Augenbaugh scored 18 points.

Juan'ya Green scored the 1,000th point of his career on a three pointer in the second quarter and helped Archbishop Carroll beat visiting Philadelphia Electrical in overtime, 62-58.

Green scored 21 points and has 1,010 points for his career.

Basheer Hairston and Troy Smith each scored 22 points to lead Douglas past host Science Leadership, 85-80, for its first-ever victory. The Dragons were 0-33 three games into their third season.

Demetrius Davenport shot 10 for 13 from the floor and collected a game-high 21 points as Palumbo held off host Swenson, 54-48.

Kappa Tournament. Mark Wilmer drained a pair of free throws with 15 seconds left to give Prep Charter a 49-47 win over host Glasgow in a semifinal game. Wilmer scored 14 points.

Make A Wish Tournament. Joe Getz collected 30 points and led Archbishop Wood past Penn Charter, 54-49, at Germantown Academy.

Mercersburg Tournament. Blake Bozeman accounted for 22 points and sparked Solebury School to a 53-50 win over Kiski Prep in a semifinal game at Mercersburg Academy.


Central won its first seven bouts, including six by pins, and dumped visiting Lincoln, 51-24, in a Public League match.

Walter Shaw started the pinfest with a fall at 119 pounds in 1 minute, 54 seconds.

My Dang pinned in 1:50 at 125 pounds to help Northeast beat visiting Olney, 68-12.

Jeff Edens pinned at 160 pounds in 2:58 and Edison went on to beat visiting Franklin Towne Charter, 51-30.

Central. Ace Robinson picked up a pin in 33 seconds at 171 pounds for Harriton in a 46-29 win over visiting Springfield (Delaware County).


The first-ever swim meet for Fels didn't go the way the Panthers had hoped.

Swimming in their new pool, the Panthers got wins from Paul Martinez in the 200-yard freestyle and Joel Toledo in the 50-yard freestyle but fell to visiting Girls High, 85-50, in a Public League meet.