BOYS' HOOPS - C.H. West 50, Eastern 44

Cherry Hill West’s boys’ basketball team used a late spurt to down pesky Eastern, 50-44 in an Olympic Conference interdivisional game.

Trailing 44-42, West scored the game’s final eight points. The Lions tied it on two free throws by Derrick Ray with 1 minute and 2 seconds left.

Ray then made a steal and fed Mickel Orr for a layup, giving West the lead for good with 31 seconds left.

Chris Gebhart, a 6-foot-8 senior, had 17 points, 11 rebounds and three blocked shots for West. Kyle Jose, a 6-2 Eastern senior, led the Vikings with 13 points.

West is now 2-0, while Eastern fell to 0-2.


Eastern                    13 11 11 9 - 44

Cherry Hill West     11 15 12 12 – 50

E: Zach Dortch 4, Josh Blashem 2, Baas Harvey 5, Anthony Paolini 8, Karl Folwkes 6, Ugonna Ansionwu 6, Kyle Jose 13.

C: Derrick Ray 2, Mickel Orr 9, Darryl Nable 13, Jon Smith 6, Mike Williams 3, Chris Gebhart 17.

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