Martin Luther King's Joseph Walker, an athletic and strong-armed quarterback, committed Wednesday night to the University of Delaware.

This season, in leading the Cougars to a 10-3 record and the Public League Class AAA championship, Walker threw for 1,708 yards and 24 touchdowns.

The 17-year-old from Olney also had scholarship offers from Buffalo, Coastal Carolina, Massachusetts, Stony Brook, and New Mexico.

Boys' Basketball

University of Miami recruit Ja'Quan Newton went for 21 points, eight assists, seven rebounds, and four steals to lead Neumann-Goretti past Denver East (Colo.), 90-61, at the City of Palms Tournament in Fort Myers, Fla.

Friends Schools. Georgios Papagiannis posted 20 points in Westtown's 62-40 win at Germantown Friends.

In other Friends Schools League play, the combination of Joe Robinson (30 points) and Jordan Greene (24) proved more than enough for host Abington Friends in a 61-46 win against Friends' Central.

Nonleague. Chase Kumor led Conwell-Egan with 18 points and seven rebounds and Stevie Jordan totaled five assists and 15 points in a 58-51 victory against visiting Princeton Day.


Dominic Martoccio won by major decision at 132 pounds and 152-pounder Zach Clarke pinned his opponent in 54 seconds to help Pennsbury escape William Tennent with a 39-36 win in a Suburban One National match.

Suburban One American. Norristown's Dan Limbauan (152), Michael Springer (160), and Rashon Lusane (170) registered consecutive pins to start the host Eagles' 44-34 victory over Upper Dublin.

Nonleague. Vince Umile and Daniel McIntyre had back-to-back first-period pins for Archbishop Ryan at 182 and 195 pounds in a 41-36 win against visiting Germantown Friends.

In other nonleague action, 170-pound Michael Collins needed only 18 seconds for a pin in Pope John Paul II's 36-27 victory over visiting Cardinal O'Hara.