Jarrell Haywood settled in, stepped to the line, and knocked down two free throws to seal Cheltenham's 51-48 basketball win over Vaux on Tuesday at Plymouth Whitemarsh as part of the Jameer Nelson Philly.com/Rally Classic.

Haywood's foul shots came with 20 seconds left in regulation, and the senior guard finished with 12 points. Nafis Walker scored a team-high 13.

The Panthers trailed by 4 points at halftime before they rallied to outscore Vaux, 15-8, in the third quarter. Cheltenham limited standout junior guard Rysheed Jordan to a season-low 13 points.

Also at the Philly.com/Rally Classic, Kevin Oberlies grabbed six offensive rebounds and Gene Williams scored 10 of his game-high 21 points in the first quarter as St. Joseph's Prep raced to a 53-30 win over Upper Darby.

Yohanny Dalembert came off the bench to score 14 points and record two blocks as Lower Merion eased past Church Farm, 81-52.

In his first game since transferring from Roman Catholic, sophomore guard Rip Engle finished with eight points as Council Rock North eased past La Salle, 64-53.

Reading Tournament. Senior forward Anthony Nash tied his career high of 32 points as West Chester Rustin pulled away from Pottstown, 56-45. Nash knocked down four threes and hauled in 10 rebounds.

Al Achuff Tournament. Dave Cotellese hit six three-pointers in the first half as Pope John Paul II downed Ben Franklin, 65-50, in the first round at Bishop McDevitt.

Robert Hopf Tournament. Brandon McGuire's 30 points, 14 of which came in the fourth quarter, provided the difference as Franklin Towne Charter downed Jenkintown, 59-49.

 Gilman School Tournament. Tao Xu grabbed eight rebounds and swatted away four shots to lead Haverford School over Mount Carmel, 67-51. The 6-foot-11 center finished with eight points.

Wissahickon Trojan Classic. Senior guard Imire Taylor scored a career-high 30 points as Frankford rolled over Truman, 72-59. Taylor scored 11 points in the first quarter, hitting two threes.

Allentown Allen Tournament. Dan Rutecki's 16-point, 7-rebound effort was nearly matched by Matt Fox's 17 points and 6 boards as Springfield (Delco) knocked off Neshaminy, 54-43.

West Chester East Tournament. Andrew Walsh and Paul Kubat anchored the low post as Devon Prep overpowered Downingtown East, 57-52. Walsh grabbed 11 rebounds, and Kubat had nine.

Benedictine Capital City Classic. Nick Linder knocked down 11 of his 12 free throws and Julian Moore grabbed 12 boards, but Germantown Academy fell to Bishop Ireton (Va.), 60-55, in the Richmond tournament.

Surf N' Slam Classic. Jared Seltzer poured in 14 points as Conestoga pulled away from South Anchorage (AK), 62-58, in the San Diego tourney.

Altoona Tournament. Anthony Durham scored 15 of his game-high 23 points in the second quarter as Abington pulled away from host Altoona en route to a 70-54 win.

Boyertown Bear Classic. Boyertown missed 11 free throws in the fourth quarter yet still held on to top Southern Lehigh, 52-50. Scott Dennin led the way with 12 rebounds and eight blocks.

West Chester East Tournament. Mike Brown protected West Chester East's lead by blocking three shots as the Vikings turned away Daniel Boone, 50-26.


Shane Ruhnke swept all five of his bouts at 120 pounds as Great Valley won three of its five matches at Bloomsburg's Bob Rohm Duals.