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Sat. Pa. boys and girls roundup: Wood's Smith sets scoring mark

In a showcase between South Jersey and Philadelphia private schools, Archbishop Wood's Pat Smith made his mark Saturday at St. Augustine in Richland, N.J.

In a showcase between South Jersey and Philadelphia private schools, Archbishop Wood's Pat Smith made his mark Saturday at St. Augustine in Richland, N.J.

Smith scored a school-record 42 points to lead Wood to a 78-46 win over Sacred Heart.

The 6-foot-5 shooting guard knocked down eight three-pointers en route to the record, which topped Joe Getz's previous mark of 41, set in the 2010-11 season.

Smith also set a record for the Rodio Gymnasium. St. Augustine's Isaiah Morton had established the previous high of 41 during the 2010-11 season.

Also at the showcase, Mike Louden's 18 points guided Cardinal O'Hara to a 72-46 victory over St. Joseph.

Jameer Nelson/Pete Nelson Classic. Quadir Welton had 12 points and 12 rebounds in Math, Civics & Sciences' 54-46 win over Norristown at Philadelphia University.

Merdic Green registered 33 points, eight rebounds, and five steals to lead Truman past Academy of the New Church, 65-52.

Karonn Davis finished with 25 points, but Friends' Central fell to Roselle Catholic, 66-64.

Athletes Helping Athletes Tournament. Rip Engel scored 20 points to lead host Council Rock North to the tournament championship with a 51-45 win against Central Bucks South.

Engel, who scored 11 points in the second half, was named the tournament's MVP.

Steve Juenger Christmas Tournament. Leo Vincent scored 23 points to guide Bensalem to a 64-52 win against host Haverford High in the final.

Vincent, who made all six of his shots from the field in the fourth quarter, earned the tournament MVP award.

In the consolation game, Brian Ingram went for 29 points and 11 rebounds in Academy Park's 73-57 victory against Devon Prep.

Constitution Tournament. Raquan Brown-Johnson scored 18 points, grabbed nine boards, and had five assists for Martin Luther King, which knocked off Simon Gratz in the American bracket championship, 51-30.

In the National bracket final, Sayre topped Constitution, 62-46, behind 24 points from Antwan James.

Life Center defeated Strawberry Mansion in the National consolation game, 68-60, behind 25 points and 16 rebounds from Carlton Allen.

Boyertown Bear Classic. Zach Muredda sank five threes and finished with 21 points in Pennridge's 64-58 win against Boyertown.

Prime Time ESCIT Tournament. Yosef Yacob scored eight of his 16 points in the fourth quarter to lead Archbishop Carroll to a 59-55 win against Bethlehem Liberty in the John Castaldo Flight at Trenton Catholic.

Westtown won the Fred Falchi Flight final against Trenton Catholic, 52-41, behind 15 points and 17 rebounds by Yilret Yiljep.

Boardwalk Jay Craven Bracket. Ryan Rigby and Maurice Towner each scored 14 points for Bristol, which beat Ocean City, 49-45, and will play Vineland in the championship game Sunday.

SCHA Showcase. Jeremiah Batts packed the stat sheet to lead Abington Friends past Paul Robeson, 84-48, at Springside Chestnut Hill.

Batts had 17 points, 10 rebounds, and seven blocks.

Andrew Dowd went for 20 points in Springside Chestnut Hill's 51-42 win against Harriton.

Harrisburg Slamfest. Jahyde Gardiner went for 28 points in Freire's 60-51 loss to Berks Catholic.

Benedictine Capital City Classic. Shawn Alston scored 19 points in the consolation game and earned all-tournament honors, but Haverford School lost to John Carroll (Md.), 55-50.

Girls' Basketball

Alex Louin capped an impressive tournament by leading Mount St. Joseph to a 48-29 win over Pope John Paul II in the George W. Snear Tournament final in Conshohocken.

Louin, the tournament's MVP, put up 17 points and seven rebounds in the title game. Mount St. Joseph won the tournament for the seventh straight season.

Briana Hedgepath led Norristown with 20 points and the Eagles topped Lansdale Catholic, 59-55, in the consolation game.

Plymouth Whitemarsh Tournament. West Chester East's Nina Mazzarelli earned tournament MVP honors after lighting up Bensalem for 30 points in a 63-46 win in the tournament final.

West Chester Classic. Lisa Mirarchi scored 12 points, earned tournament MVP honors, and led Villa Maria to a 37-26 win over Oley Valley in the final.

Alexa Bowman dropped in 19 points for Abington Friends, which beat Central, 48-43, in the third-place game.

Bishop McDevitt topped Susquehanna Township, 45-41, in the fifth-place game behind Chanel Brooks' 19 points.

Boardwalk Big Al Bracket. Jessica Garber had 16 points and eight rebounds for Council Rock North, which beat Nazareth Academy, 42-38.

Diamond State Classic. Tenesha Sutton collected nine points, 10 rebounds, and three blocks in Neumann-Goretti's 40-31 win against Trinity at St. Elizabeth's (Del.).

Peach State Classic. Colleen Walsh drilled six threes en route to 27 points in Shipley's 68-36 win against Newark (Ohio) in the consolation game in Atlanta, Ga.

Mercy High School Tournament. Mariah Quinn went 5 for 7 from three-point range to lead Merion Mercy past Mercy (Neb.), 47-25.

Wildwood Basketball Classic. Kelsey Watson had 17 points and 14 boards to lead Methacton past Pennsbury, 50-24, in the consolation game.

Spring-Ford Tournament. Kim Hoover scored 11 points for Great Valley in a 60-31 loss against Parkland.


Pennridge's Scott Parker won the 113-pound class at the Bethlehem Holiday Tournament at Liberty High. Pennridge finished 16th in the 28-team field.

Joe O'Brien won at 132 pounds for North Penn, which finished 18th.

Southeastern Pennsylvania's highest finisher was Boyertown, which featured Jordan Wood, who finished second at 220 pounds. The Bears finished eighth.

Danny Martoccio finished second at 120 pounds for Council Rock South, which placed 11th as a team.

Truman Duals. Northeast won two of its five matches at Truman.

Northeast beat Ewing and Roman Catholic and lost to Nottingham, Interboro, and Central Bucks South.

Davon Clark won all five of his matches for Northeast, including two pins.