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Monday's Pennsylvania roundup: Jenkintown's Romano picks up career win No. 600

The top games from Monday's action in Southeastern Pa.

Jenkintown girls’ basketball coach Jim Romano picked up career win No. 600 on Monday.
Jenkintown girls’ basketball coach Jim Romano picked up career win No. 600 on Monday.Read moreElizabeth Robertson / Staff Photographer

Jenkintown girls' basketball coach Jim Romano picked up career win No. 600 on Monday as the Drakes defeated Faith Christian, 66-23.

Romano, in his 36th season, has compiled an impressive 600-332 record. Part of Slippery Rock's Class of 1976, he has been a fixture at Jenkintown for about 40 years, starting as an assistant in football and baseball and the girls' JV coach.

Jennifer Kremp and Mia Kolb had 16 and 12 points, respectively, for Jenkintown.


Parisha Blount recorded 16 points and 10 rebounds in Constitution's 50-39 win over Fels. Francess Suah added 10 points and five steals.


Rysheirah Paulin scored the game-winning basket with one second left to give Edison a 40-39 victory over String Theory. Thays Torres and Delylah Serrano had 17 and 14 points, respectively.


Jada Meyers had 10 points and 10 rebounds in her first varsity game as Southern held off Martin Luther King, 37-34. Meyers also scored the deciding basket for the Rams.


Freshman Mone Edwards' three-point play with three seconds remaining gave Swenson a 25-24 triumph over Penn Treaty. Edwards finished with 11 points.


Bionna Exum filled the stat sheet with 31 points, eight rebounds, and five steals as Mastbaum took down Masterman, 50-29.

Boys' Basketball

Isaiah Wong scored 18 points to lead Bonner-Prendergast past Miami Christian, 63-55, at the Kreul Classic in Florida.


Sean Sylvester led with 20 points as Holy Ghost Prep beat Devon Prep, 55-43. The Firebirds went 12-for-14 from the foul line in the fourth quarter.


Shaelin Nixon-Mosee scored a career-high 30 points to lift Science Leadership Academy at Beeber past Roxborough, 64-46.


Community Academy of Philadelphia sneaked past Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, 67-66, behind 20 points from Chris Rondon.

Nasir Ford netted 40 points for Pennsylvania School for the Deaf. Jacob Cross added 23 points.