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North Penn beats C.B. East on buzzer-beater in OT

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

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.

Suburban One National. Calvin Brown scored 18 points and played tough defense in the fourth quarter for Bensalem in a 65-53 win over host Pennsbury.

Suburban One American. Nafis Walker scored nine of his 11 points in the fourth quarter and Cheltenham beat visiting Upper Dublin, 52-44.

Pioneer Athletic. Randy Reber is just starting his first season as the coach at Phoenixville, but he already has his 400th career win after Phoenixville beat visiting Upper Perkiomen, 70-51.

Reber was the coach at St. Pius X until it closed at the end of last school year.

Marcus Howell scored eight of his 22 points in the third quarter and teammate Rasheed Lawson drained five threes and scored nine of his 21 points in the first quarter.

Abington Friends Coaches vs. Cancer. Vaux scored 22 points in the second quarter to take the lead for good and downed Esperanza, 63-44, in a semifinal game. Rysheed Jordan scored 19 points for the Cougars.

Ches-Mont. Kevin Pankonien scored 16 points, including seven points in the first quarter, to lift Avon Grove past visiting Kennett, 51-42.

Tri-County. Freshman Ansucq Sarnor scored seven of his 11 points in the final quarter and secured Collegium Charter's 43-34 win over visiting Woodlynde.

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.

James Cole accounted for eight of his 12 points in the final quarter and helped Strawberry Mansion beat visiting World Communications, 49-41.

Roman Catholic used a 15-point scoring effort and four blocked shots by Fortunat Kangudi to beat Holy Ghost Prep, 51-42, at Holy Family College.

Markeise Chandler led a balanced Bishop McDevitt scoring attack with 10 points and the Lancers beat visiting Northeast, 55-39.

Stanley Whittaker scored 10 of his team-high 12 points in the final quarter and handed Mastbaum a 61-43 win over visiting Carroll.

Malik Starkes dropped in 20 points and helped Olney beat visiting Mariana Bracetti, 66-47.

Khalik Long and Rahfik Slaughter each scored 10 points and led Mastery Charter North past visiting Philadelphia Academy Charter, 57-35. Long also grabbed four rebounds.

Bartram raced to a 32-13 lead in the first half and went on to beat host Sayre, 66-44. Jared Bryant scored 14 points for the Maroon Wave.

Taylor Wright scored 22 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for Episcopal Academy in a 65-43 win over visiting Delaware Valley.

Kevin Rafferty picked up nine of his 13 points in the third quarter as Malvern Prep downed visiting FitzSimons, 69-42.

Gene Williams struck for 17 points as St. Joseph's Prep handled visiting Mastery Charter South, 76-49.

International Christian got 19 points from Antwan Laster and ripped visiting N.J. United Christian, 79-23.

Altoona Tournament. Maleek Williams came through with 21 points and boosted Norristown to a 58-41 win over Gilman School in a semifinal game.

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.

Southern High Showcase. Southern got 24 points from Louis Thompson and beat West Philadelphia, 55-43.

Gratz held Germantown to single digits in every quarter and tripped the Bears, 55-22. Andrew Moye scored 13 points for the Bulldogs.

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.

Phelps rallied at the end of regulation and came through in overtime to beat the host Storm, 59-57, in a semifinal game.

Devon Haines drained six free throws in overtime and finished the game with 12 points.


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.

Martinez won the 200-yard freestyle and Toledo took the 50-yard freestyle.