Life Center, Penn Wood win late games at the Nelson Classic

By Pat Leonard
FOR THE INQUIRER

Life Center (N.J.) senior forward Stojan Gjuroski scored 22 points, senior guard Chris Thompson added 17, and Syracuse-bound senior guard Dion Waiters had 14 points as the Warriors finished 2-0 in this year’s Nelson Classic with a 79-55 victory Monday over Atlantic Christian in the Nelson Classic at Widener.

Life Center also defeated Friends’ Central, 56-49, on Saturday on the same court at Widener University.
In defeat, Atlantic Christian was led by junior guard Deshon Minnis (14 points).

Penn Wood 53, Academy of the New Church 41

Penn Wood harassed Academy of the New Church for  victory before about 1,400 fans in the fourth of five boys’ basketball games played on day three of the
Jameer Nelson/Pete Nelson Scholastic Play by Play Classic.

Senior guard Will Brown led Penn Wood with 13 points, as the Patriots (No. 4 Inquirer preseason rankings) got 6-foot-9 ANC junior forward Rakeem Christmas in early foul trouble and defeated the preseason-No. 5 Lions.

Check back later for the results of the Plymouth Whitemarsh-Chester game.

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