Brandon Bowes converted an extremely rare five-point play at the end of the first half and
did not let it go to waste in a 63-62 win over host
in a Public League boys' basketball game yesterday.
Bowes nailed a three-pointer from half-court at the end of the first half, then dropped in a pair of free throws coming from a technical foul on the Eagles to take a 32-31 lead at halftime.
Bowes accounted for 23 points for the Railsplitters.
GAMP missed three one-and-one foul shots in the final 1 minute, 39 seconds, and host Sayre escaped with a 60-59 win.
Wayne Johnson scored 17 points for the Panthers.
Dom Owens and Rob Hall each scored five points in overtime and led Paul Robeson past host Masterman, 85-81.
Owens scored 21 points and Hall added 14 points for the Huskies.
James Gregory and Zaahir Smith each notched 10 points in a decisive third quarter and sparked Math, Civics & Science to a 69-65 win over visiting Mastery Charter.
Gregory added 12 rebounds, Smith scored 14 points, and Eric Johnson collected 17 points for the Mighty Elephants, who grabbed a 51-49 lead by the end of the third quarter.
Inter-Ac. Sam Zeglinski struck for 40 points, but Germantown Academy shrugged it off and beat visiting Penn Charter, 74-71.
Kyle Griffin paced the Patriots with 21 points.
Suburban One Continental. Richard Harmon scored 14 points as Central Bucks East stunned host Souderton, 43-37.
It was the first league loss for the Indians.
Suburban One American. Andrew Young scored 12 points and Cheltenham got past host Quakertown, 49-45.
Ches-Mont. Ryan McCormick struck for 21 points and led West Chester Henderson to the league title with a 67-46 win over host Avon Grove.
It was the fourth-straight title for the Warriors.
Fred Maldonado came through with 19 points and led West Chester East to a 53-51 win over visiting Downingtown West.
Bicentennial. Jonah Moore was one of three Morrisville players in double figures and the Bulldogs beat host Christopher Dock, 52-49.
Chris Francy went 8 for 9 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter including three that sent the game into overtime, scored 16 points to boost New Hope-Solebury past visiting Jenkintown, 51-48.
Southern Chester County. Pete Hissey picked up 17 points and sparked Unionville to a 51-49 win over host Devon Prep.
Friends Schools. Brandon Williams scored the 1,000th point of his career and Abington Friends backed him up with a 69-26 win over host Westtown.
Williams scored 14 points and reached the milestone with a layup. He now has 1,007 points for his career.
Keystone. Michael Eric accounted for 16 points and helped Church Farm hold off host Phil-Mont Christian, 58-57.
Pat Hitschler improved his record to 30-5 and
picked up its first win of the season with a 48-24 nonleague victory over visiting
. Hitschler edged Max Hawes, 4-3, at 160 pounds.