Public League members Mastery Charter North and World Communications drove all the way to Delaware to play a basketball game against each other yesterday.
Khalik Long notched 17 points and Myles Brooker was named the most valuable player of the tournament after leading Mastery Charter past the Stallions, 55-51, in the championship game of the First State Classic at Maurice Moyer Academy in Wilmington Wednesday.
The Pumas (7-2) trailed at the half, 23-18, but used an 18-10 scoring effort in the third quarter to take the lead, 36-33. Long scored six points down the stretch to help secure the win.
Brooker contributed a steal with 10 seconds left and North leading, 53-51 and teammate William Wingate recorded a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds. Markeith Mont led World Communications (4-4) with 16 points.
Upper Dublin Cardinal Classic. Yusef Ross sank a pair of free throws with two seconds left and lifted Upper Darby past the host Cardinals, 54-53, in the championship game.
Brendan Hashim scored 19 points for the Royals and was named the MVP of the tournament.
Travis Bryan contributed seven of his 13 points down the stretch and helped Hatboro-Horsham beat Wyomissing, 53-40, in the consolation game.
Great Valley Tournament. Shakore Grant sank a free throw late in the game and gave the host Patriots a 51-50 win over Avon Grove in the championship game.
Grant scored 14 points and was named the tournament's most valuable player.
Bishop McDevitt Tournament. Markeise Chandler collected 14 points and was named the MVP of the tournament after helping the host Lancers beat Penn Charter, 47-42, in the title game.
In the consolation game, Jeff Evans knocked down a trio of three pointers and scored 13 points to lead Pope John Paul II to a 60-36 win over Gospel of Grace.
Reading Tournament. Daiquan Walker scored 22 points and was named the MVP of the tournament as Constitution stunned the host Red Knights in the championship game, 82-76, in overtime.
Marple Newtown Tournament. Mike Ibarguen struck for 16 of his 23 points in the first half and sparked Bishop Shanahan to the tournament title with a 61-55 win over the host Tigers.
Mike Jones accounted for 17 points and helped Phoenixville beat Delco Christian, 59-55, in the consolation game.
Robert Hopf Tournament. Sam Dorshimer hit Franklin Towne Charter with six-three pointers and scored 18 points to lead host Jenkintown to the tournament title with a 43-37 victory.
Jack Kinniry scored 15 points for the Drakes and was named the tournament MVP and Dorshimer was named to the all-tournament team.
Saul needed 10 points in overtime to get past MaST Charter, 55-52, in the consolation game. Josh Collins scored 24 points including four points in overtime for the Razorbacks.
Audenried Winter Classic. Tournament MVP Qaadir Nock scored 15 points and led the host Warriors past Parkway West, 64-58, in the title game.
In the consolation game, Furness got 15 points each from Daquan Bohannan, Lashan Byrd and Malakiah Hunter and beat Maritime Academy, 71-41. Bohannan notched five-three pointers.
Boyertown Bear Classic. Dylan Pasik scored 16 of Boyertown's 24 points in the final quarter and gave the Bears the tournament title with a 64-57 win over Governor Mifflin. Pasik was eight for nine from the free throw line down the stretch and finished the game with 25 points.
A night after losing its first game of the season, Pennridge rebounded and beat Southern Lehigh, 57-40, in the consolation game.
Tim Abruzzo collected 16 of his 23 points in the final quarter for the Rams.
Walt Katuzny Tournament. Marcus Marshall and Vince Quigley scored 12 points each and Bryce Carter was named the most valuable player of the tournament as Pottsgrove beat host Radnor, 46-39, in the title game.
In the consolation game, Adam Spinozzi collected 13 points and helped Christopher Dock beat Upper Perkiomen, 42-35.
Wissahickon Trojan Classic. Anthony McKie struck for 25 points and was named the most valuable player of the tournament after the host Trojans downed Central Bucks East, 62-53, in the title game. McKie also added six assists
Juenger Tournament. Kai Bey scored 13 points and was named the tournament MVP as Oxford tripped host Haverford High, 49-36, in the championship game.
Matt Pinzka scored six of his eight points in the third quarter and helped Lansdale Catholic beat Academy Park, 43-40, in the consolation game. Kyle Pagan added 10 points for the Crusaders.
Triangle Club Tournament. Jahquan Hargrove and Aaron Webb each scored 16 points and led host Norristown to the title with a 65-52 win over Conestoga.
Jimmy Hammer converted eight of nine free throws and scored 18 points to lead Germantown Academy past Central, 60-47, in the consolation game.
Huntingdon Valley Rotary Tournament. Ryan Abel struck for 10 of his 28 points in the second quarter and led host Lower Moreland to the tournament title with a 74-57 victory over Upper Merion.
Harriton ripped Bristol with a 22-4 first quarter and handled the Warriors, 49-36, in the consolation game. Marquis Baker scored six of his 15 points in the first quarter for the Rams.
Coatesville Tournament. A full-court press to start the second half sparked a 29-12 scoring rally by the host Red Raiders and they came from behind to beat Spring-Ford, 74-56, in the championship game.
Tymeir Miller scored 12 of his 19 points in the third quarter for Coatesville.
Stan Novak Tournament. Jeremy Shulkin struck for 14 of his 22 points in the first half and led Solebury School to a 65-42 win over Calvary Christian in the title game. Shulkin was named to the all-tournament team.
Chris Smith Memorial Tournament. Matt Possanza collected four-three pointers and 17 points and Javi Alvarino picked up 11 points with a trio of three pointers as host North Penn beat Engineering & Science, 59-35, in the title game.
Wesley Rines scored 20 points and helped Abington get past Methacton, 59-58, in the consolation game at North Penn.
Jack Schott Tournament. Howard Sellers nailed a three pointer at the buzzer to give Church Farm a 46-45 semifinal win over host Holy Ghost Prep. Sellers scored 10 points and Martin Evans added 13 points for the Griffins.
Penncrest Tournament. Desmond Austin converted a rebound into a game-winning basket with three seconds left in overtime and gave West Chester Henderson a 79-77 semifinal win over Boys' Latin.
Austin, who scored 15 points, scored four points in overtime as did teammate Austin Constable (16 points). Maurice Watson scored 35 points for the Warriors and sent the game into overtime with 15 seconds left in regulation.
In the other semifinal, the host Lions got 16 points from Ian Campbell and beat Sun Valley, 41-30.
Binghamton Tournament. Ameen Tanksley struck for 16 points and led Imhotep Charter to a 55-51 win over John Carroll (Md.) in a semifinal game.
Boardwalk Basketball Classic. Communications Tech outscored Rancocas Valley (N.J.), 10-4, in overtime and beat the Red Devils, 66-60, in a George Betz Bracket semifinal game at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Rich Hoskins and Terrell Parker each scored 17 points for the Phoenix.
In the other semifinal game, Eddie Mitchell scored 16 points and helped La Salle beat Chevy Chase (Md.), 72-30.
Indiana Holiday Tournament. David Ware poured in 21 points and was selected to the all-tournament team as Girard College beat Indiana, 61-53, in the consolation game.
Ridley Tournament. Sean Church handled the bulk of the scoring and led the host Green Raiders to a 61-50 win over Solanco in a semifinal game.
Church scored 21 points including seven points in the third quarter. He also pulled down nine rebounds.
Jameer Nelson/Philly.com Classic. Ky Howard poured in 13 of his 26 points in the final quarter to allow Shipley to hold off St. Joseph's Prep, 59-47, at Gwynedd Mercy College.
Howard and Gene Williams, who picked up five-three pointers and scored 20 points for the Hawks, were named co-MVP's of the game.
Also at Gwynedd Mercy, John Davis scored 15 points and was named the MVP of the game as Neumann-Goretti beat Plymouth Whitemarsh, 69-57.
Downingtown East Tournament. Steve Kohlbrenner picked up 14 of his 17 points in the first half and propelled Devon Prep to a 57-37 win over West Chester East.
Valley Forge Christian College Holiday Tournament. Justin Robinson scored 26 points and Antwan Laster added 23 points for the Titans in a 57-37 win over Baptist High in a semifinal game.
Western Lehigh Exchange Tournament. Gilman Myran chipped in with 13 of his 24 points in the second half and led Germantown Friends to a 60-35 win over Hamburg in the consolation game.
Myran converted five of seven free throws and was named to his second the all-tournament team of the season.
Athletes Helping Athletes Tournament. Host Council Rock North got 19 points from Aaron Goodman and downed Central Bucks South, 70-45, in a semifinal game.
In the other semifinal game, Nafis Walker scored 15 points for Cheltenham in a 48-43 win over Archbishop Ryan.
Benedictine Capital City Classic. Fortunat Kangudi scored 12 points and was selected to the all-tournament team as Roman Catholic dropped Cathedral (Can.), 62-36. Kangudi grabbed nine rebounds and scored 55 points in the tournament.
Lewistown Tournament. Octorara spread the scoring around and tripped Bald Eagle, 73-39, in a semifinal game.
Dequan Newton scored 15 points and was one of 11 Braves to score.
Prime Time ESCIT Tournament. Kieran Bolger dropped in 14 of his 23 points in the second quarter and led Pennsbury past Steinert (N.J.), 79-42, in a second-round game.
Allentown Allen Tournament. Frankford shut out Quakertown in the final quarter and downed the Panthers, 58-19, in the consolation game. Imire Taylor led the Pioneers with 15 points.
Nonleague. Christian Irons nailed a turn-around jumper with three seconds left and handed Interboro a 43-42 win over visiting Esperanza.
Irons scored eight points and teammate Chris Long notched a career-high 19 points along with five-three pointers.
Jabril Trawick dropped in 19 points and sparked Abington Friends to a 49-42 win over visiting Chestnut Hill Academy.
The Kangaroos converted seven of 10 free throws in the final quarter to secure the win.
Jack Burris scored 19 points and was one of five FitzSimons players to score in double figures in an 81-42 win over host Carroll.