Gilman Myran and his Germantown Friends teammates didn't score a lot of points in the first half of their Friends Schools League basketball game against visiting Moorestown Friends (N.J.) on Tuesday. But Myran and the Tigers came to life when the game was on the line.
Myran scored all of Germantown Friends' points in two overtime periods and led the Tigers past the Foxes, 43-40.
GFS (5-10 overall, 1-2 league) failed to score in the first quarter and fell behind, 13-0. But the Tigers played Moorestown Friends (6-4, 1-2) even through the middle quarters before coming to life down the stretch.
Jesse Smith hit a three-pointer with 1 minute, 12 seconds left in regulation to cut the deficit to 36-35 and Clay Fairbanks sank a free throw with 16 seconds left to send the game into overtime.
Myran, who scored three points in the first half, scored seven points in the overtime periods and finished the game with 21 points.
Malique Killing picked up 15 of his 26 points in the final quarter and led Friends' Central past visiting Shipley, 59-46.
Kirk Wynn exploded for 26 points and boosted George School to a 78-65 win over visiting Friends Select.
Public. Markeith Mont had quite a day for World Communications. Mont, a 6-foot-5 senior, scored a school-record 36 points and also notched his 1,000th career point as the Stallions ran past visiting Douglas, 91-32.
Mont broke the record of 35 points scored by Antonio Boyd in 2005, and became the first player in school history to surpass 1,000 points. He broke the record in the second quarter and finished the game with 1,026 points. He also grabbed 14 rebounds.
Tahron Fitzhugh's layup with 1.6 seconds left boosted Germantown past visiting Roxborough, 53-51. Fitzhugh scored 18 points for the Bears, who closed out the game with a 9-0 scoring run.
Shameir Duren converted a pair of free throws with eight seconds left to give Southern a 55-53 win over host Overbrook. Jermaine Flowers paced the Rams with 27 points.
Jaree Cooper scored 17 points and Olney went on to hold off host Edison, 51-48.
Freire Charter led throughout the final quarter and beat host Prep Charter, 53-49. Malik Wesley scored 17 points for the Dragons.
Keith Washington poured in 21 points and lifted Frankford to a 49-45 win over visiting Lincoln.
Jafil Joyner collected 12 points as High School of the Future got past host Science Leadership, 45-39.
Dwyan Prince scored seven points off the bench and broke a 41-41 tie with a jumper as Saul topped host Philadelphia Academy Charter, 50-44.
Frank Briggs dropped in 14 points for Hope Charter in a 47-40 win over visiting Mariana Bracetti.
Mike Sturdivant collected 27 points and helped Masterman beat visiting Esperanza, 72-63.
Jay Hardy led Swenson with nine points and helped the Lions beat host Franklin Towne Charter, 40-31.
Rysheed Jordan scored all of his 28 points in the first 20 minutes of the game and sparked Vaux to a 64-55 win over host Strawberry Mansion.
Bartram got 23 points from Darrell Robinson and beat host Central, 58-47.
Warren Dogan came through with 16 points as Math, Civics and Science beat host Paul Robeson, 77-66. Tyreek Riddick added 14 points for the Mighty Elephants.
Terrell Daye and Amir Ferebee each scored 13 points as West Philadelphia beat visiting Mastery Charter South, 57-44.
Maurice Watson scored 14 points and helped Boys' Latin beat visiting Engineering & Science, 49-35.
Demetrius Davenport notched 11 of his 23 points in the second quarter and sparked Palumbo to a 56-41 win over host Carroll.
Derrick Mitchell scored 24 points and drained half of his six three's in the first quarter to propel Franklin Learning Center past visiting Bok, 65-49.
Yusef Savage struck for 22 points and led Northeast past visiting Fels, 44-26.
The Lyles brothers took over in the fourth quarter and led University City to a 70-51 win over visiting Ben Franklin.
Martez Lyles scored 10 of his 15 points down the stretch and Marcus drained a trio of three pointers to account for his nine points in the final quarter.
Richard Williams picked up 12 of his 23 points in the first half as FitzSimons handled visiting Sayre, 66-41.
Keith Richardson accounted for 31 points and led Washington to an 83-52 win over visiting Kensington.
Eugene Lett dropped in 12 of his 23 points in the final quarter as Randolph tripped host CAPA, 88-54.
Basir Fulmore chipped in with 18 points and led Dobbins past visiting Furness, 74-40.
Gratz shut out host Martin Luther King in the first quarter, 19-0, and eased past the Golden Cougars, 58-18. Devon Walker scored 18 points for the Bulldogs.
Carrington Ward poured in 26 points and boosted Philadelphia Electrical to an 83-43 win over visiting Mastbaum.
Elijah Johnson scored 15 of his 21 points in the first half and lifted Lamberton to a 77-36 win over visiting Rush.
Tyhiem Perrin and Ameen Tanksley scored 16 points each as Imhotep Charter beat host Mastery Charter North, 80-28.
Donell Jarmon scored 21 points and pulled down 20 rebounds as Sankofa Freedom dropped visiting GAMP, 69-16.
Daquan Jones picked up 12 of his 18 points in the first half and led Audenried to a 91-32 win over visiting Bodine.
Catholic. Jaleel Reed struck for 15 points and led West Catholic to a 47-42 win over host Conwell-Egan.
Inter-Ac. Chestnut Hill Academy opened the second half with a 25-5 scoring run and beat host Germantown Academy, 52-42. Malik Garner scored 21 points for the Blue Devils.
Suburban One American. In a showdown for first place, Sam Pygatt scored 22 points and led Plymouth Whitemarsh past host Norristown, 59-49.
Jordan Reed scored 20 points and helped Wissahickon beat host Cheltenham, 66-55.
Suburban One Continental. Central Bucks West got 13 points from Kevin Sweet and edged host Central Bucks South, 46-43.
Bicentennial. Seth Heinicke picked up 19 points for Calvary Christian in a 58-53 win over host Jenkintown.
Jordan Sbraccia dropped in 25 points and lifted Delco Christian to a 60-50 win over host Morrisville.
Tri-County. Jason Clayton scored 19 of his 27 points in the first half and led Mercy Vocational to a 63-42 win over host Wyncote Academy.
Nonleague. Howard Sellers scored 17 points as Church Farm beat visiting Lower Moreland, 53-45.
Jake Marcus collected 17 points to lead Kohelet Yeshiva past host Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, 40-32.
Ed Partikevich earned a 6-5 victory at 140 pounds and helped Northeast beat visiting St. Joseph's Prep, 48-21, in a nonleague match.
In a double-dual meet at Chestnut Hill Academy, Jordan Wang pinned in 1 minute at 112 pounds and gave the host Blue Devils a 33-22 win over Academy of the New Church.
Noah Kosko turned a 7-0 deficit into a pin of Wang in 2:54 and helped Valley Forge beat Chestnut Hill, 33-24.
Academy of the New Church rallied for a 36-30 win over Valley Forge as Christian Blair pinned at 189 pounds.
Central. Brian Poling's pin in 3:33 at 189 pounds gave Garnet Valley the lead for good, 21-15, and the Jaguars went on to beat host Springfield (Delaware County), 49-20.
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