Central Bucks South watched an eight-point lead disappear in the fourth quarter, but Kevin Raymond rescued the Titans, hitting a basket as time expired to shock visiting Abington, 45-44, in Suburban One League basketball Thursday.

Abington (5-1) got a game-high 19 points from Anthony Durham but suffered its first loss of the season.

Raymond, a 5-foot-6 junior, had just two points and five assists in the game before his winning field goal. Chase VonderSchmalz scored 18 points with four three-pointers for the Titans (3-3), who made 14 of 18 foul shots to the Ghosts' 6 of 10.

Also in the Suburban One, Truman tripped visiting Cheltenham, 69-61, with Merdic Green's 12 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists.

Central. Harriton edged host Penncrest, 48-46, on Itay Levy's basket with 1.8 seconds left. Penncrest's Kalvin Simpson notched 14 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks.

Dan Rutecki had 18 points, and Chris Devinney added five assists and five steals for Springfield (Delco) amid a 57-42 win over visiting Strath Haven.

Pioneer Athletic. Brent Mahoney hit three three-point shots in a 20-point performance that highlighted Pope John Paul II's 61-34 win at Upper Perkiomen.

Pottstown's Mile Elliott (20) and Elijah Jackson (23) combined for 32 second-half points, rallying the Trojans to a 53-46 win at Phoenixville.

Bicentennial. Steve Kohlbrenner scored 17 of his game-high 19 points in a 28-16 first half, propelling Devon Prep past host Springfield (Montco). Paul Kubat grabbed nine rebounds for Devon.

Public. Boys' Latin, ranked No. 10 in Southeastern Pennsylvania by The Inquirer, knocked off host Vaux, 78-63, with Yahmir Greenlee's 17 points, Carlos Taylor's 16, and Maurice Watson's 15.

Communications Tech outscored visiting Bartram by 38-13 after halftime and claimed a 68-39 win. Kevin Brown scored 18 points with three treys.

Sharif Saunders' fifth three-pointer of the game was a key basket in overtime that aided Ben Franklin's 44-42 thriller over visiting Audenried.

Math, Civics and Sciences secured a 78-69 win over visiting Frankford. Jeremiah Worthem (21 points) and Quentin Davis grabbed 12 rebounds each.

Kendale Truitt rejoined the Washington lineup after being academically ineligible and gunned in 27 points amid a 63-54 win over visiting Lincoln. William Davis matched 10 points with 10 rebounds.

Strawberry Mansion's Jermain Gregory and Karon Keene each worked inside to fuel a 76-71 win over visiting University City. Gregory posted 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Keene had 14 points and seven boards.

Paul Robeson improved to 6-0 with a 65-56 victory at Dobbins as Richard Lemon led Robeson in scoring (16), rebounding (12) and blocking shots (four).

Sankofa Freedom's 65-51 success at Parkway Northwest included Luis Martinez's 15 points and seven assists, and Shyhiem Ladson's 10 steals.

Central, with Romario Dorlus' 19 points and 15 rebounds, held off a late rally by host World Communications to win, 67-64.

Jorge Quinones' 16 points and Chris Morgan's four blocked shots steered Mariana Bracetti to a 59-40 win over visiting Hope Charter.

Desmond Sams topped a list of 11 players who scored points for West Philadelphia in an 88-61 win over visiting FitzSimons. Sams had 26 points and 10 rebounds, and Donte Watkins chipped in with 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists.

Nonleague. Chestnut Hill used a 20-11 fourth-quarter surge to rally past visiting Abington Friends, 52-44. Pat Costello scored all of his points on 6-for-6 foul shooting in the final period.

Chichester followed Manny Camara's 13 rebounds and four blocked shots to a 68-49 win over visiting Kennett.

David Ware and Nicholas Jones hauled down nine rebounds apiece, and Tyreek Peeples scored 24 points as Girard College defeated visiting Gospel of Grace, 63-60.


St. Joseph's Prep registered seven pins in the 15-bout match using New York state rules and defeated visiting Xavier of New York City, 52-27, in a nonleague match.

Ryan Stanton had the fastest fall, using 1 minute, 4 seconds at 195 pounds.

Ice Hockey

Cory Mackin's goal with two minutes left gave Father Judge the decisive score in a 3-2 Inter-County League win over Malvern Prep at the Skate Zone. Barry Kneedler netted Judge's first two goals.