Connecticut recruit Jalen Gaffney scored 19 points as the Westtown boys' basketball team defeated Friends' Central, 78-46, in the Friends School League semifinals. Jalen Warley and Frank Kepnang contributed 18 and 14 points, respectively, for the Moose, who will play Academy of the New Church in the final on Friday.

Jalen Gaffney, a starting guard for Westtown School, lives a chaotic summer on the recruiting circuit.
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Jalen Gaffney, a starting guard for Westtown School, lives a chaotic summer on the recruiting circuit.

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Matt Dade scored a game-high 24 points Tuesday as Episcopal Academy topped Germantown Academy, 61-51. Alex Capitano added 18 points for the Churchmen.

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Ke’Shawn Williams paced Springside Chestnut Hill with 22 points in a 61-50 triumph over Penn Charter. Dave Robinson chipped in 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Blue Devils.

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Raymond Brown scored a team-high 22 points as School of the Future outlasted Hill Freedman World Academy in overtime, 80-75, in the Public League Bracket A first round. Kygil Blount and Ali Brown had 17 points each for the Firebirds, who will play Sankofa Freedom on Thursday.

In other Public League Bracket A action, Steven Dao posted 20 points to lead Engineering and Science past Mastery South, 64-58. Raheem Boyer added 17 points for the Engineering, who will travel to top-seeded Imhotep on Thursday.

Lateef Snead led all scorers with 20 points as Palumbo knocked off Mastbaum, 56-47. Ibrahim Kane chipped in 17 points for the Griffins, who will take on Math, Civics and Sciences on Thursday.

Sekayi Robinson led a balanced Freire Charter attack with 14 points in a 75-39 decision over Science Leadership. Cori Cobbs contributed 12 points for the Dragons. who will play Olney on Thursday.

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Aaron Harrison finished with 27 points in West Philadelphia’s 77-34 win over Fels in the Public League Bracket B first round. Brandon Chanstang had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds to go along with Raekwon Bradwell’s 16 points. The Speedboys will travel to Mastery North on Thursday.

In other Public League Bracket B action, Jhalil Allen delivered with 23 points as Science Leadership Academy at Beeber defeated Maritime Academy, 74-34. Nair Pettigrew added 17 points for the Rockets, who will play Bartram on Thursday.

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Penn recruit Lucas Monroe poured in 31 points as Abington clinched at least a share of the Suburban One American conference with an 81-54 victory over Hatboro-Horsham. Villanova recruit Eric Dixon had 17 points for the Ghosts.

Lucas Monroe, right, of Abington celebrates after his dunk tied the game at 26 in the 3rd quarter against Plymouth Whitemarsh on Jan. 4, 2019. Plymouth Whitemarsh was forced to call a timeout. Abington won 47-40.
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Lucas Monroe, right, of Abington celebrates after his dunk tied the game at 26 in the 3rd quarter against Plymouth Whitemarsh on Jan. 4, 2019. Plymouth Whitemarsh was forced to call a timeout. Abington won 47-40.

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Columbia recruit Jack Forrest put up 29 points as Lower Merion upended Conestoga, 61-50. Steve Payne added 11 points for the Aces.

Lower Merion's Jack Forrest drives on Abington's Xavier Monroe during 2nd quarter of District 1 Class 6A boys' basketball semifinals at the Liacouras Center, Tuesday, February 27, 2017.
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Lower Merion's Jack Forrest drives on Abington's Xavier Monroe during 2nd quarter of District 1 Class 6A boys' basketball semifinals at the Liacouras Center, Tuesday, February 27, 2017.

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Navy recruit Sean Yoder had 19 points as Pennridge took down Central Bucks East, 89-60. Jon Post and John Dominic each contributed 16 points for the Rams.

Pennridge guard Sean Yoder pulls down a defensive rebound against Roman Catholic in the first quarter of a first-round game in the PIAA Class 6A state basketball tournament Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Cardinal O'Hara. Roman went on to win, 58-56. LOU RABITO / Staff
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Pennridge guard Sean Yoder pulls down a defensive rebound against Roman Catholic in the first quarter of a first-round game in the PIAA Class 6A state basketball tournament Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Cardinal O'Hara. Roman went on to win, 58-56. LOU RABITO / Staff

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Malcolm Williams netted a game-high 23 points as Penncrest topped Harriton, 60-54. Marquis Tomlin and Isaiah Rice each chipped in 12 points for the Lions.

L-R: Malcolm Williams, Justin Heidig, and Tyler Norwood of Penncrest celebrate after their victory over Wissahickon during the PIAA District 1 Class 5A boys' basketball semifinals on Feb. 28, 2018. CHARLES FOX / Staff Photographer
L-R: Malcolm Williams, Justin Heidig, and Tyler Norwood of Penncrest celebrate after their victory over Wissahickon during the PIAA District 1 Class 5A boys' basketball semifinals on Feb. 28, 2018. CHARLES FOX / Staff Photographer

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Ian Mccaw and Tommy Kuypers combined for 25 points to lift Central Bucks South over North Penn, 50-47.

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Mamadou Toure tallied a team-high 19 points as Upper Darby edged Garnet Valley, 44-43. Justin Ritter added nine points for the Royals.

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Carson Curry led Plumstead Christian with 27 points in a 52-34 victory over Jenkintown. Drew Grow contributed 18 points for the Panthers.

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John Seidman scored 22 points in Haverford High’s 40-30 win over Ridley. Dan Roe added 11 points for the Fords.

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Winston Chambers drained six threes for 22 points to lead Constitution over Paul Robeson, 85-46. Jabari Merritt and Keshaun Hammonds chipped in 18 and 16 points, respectively, for the Generals.

Girls' Basketball

Mihjae Hayes posted a game-high 12 points as Abington Friends knocked off Westtown, 55-41, in the Friends Schools League semifinals. Kendall Hodges and Paige Mott each had 11 points for the Kangaroos, who will meet Shipley on Friday.

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Mikaela Reese registered 12 points in Souderton’s 32-27 victory over Gwynedd-Mercy. Megan Walbrandt added seven points for the Indians.

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Maggie Pina scored 19 points as Notre Dame defeated Episcopal Academy, 44-20. Maeve McErlane had 11 points for the Irish.

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Jess Sobieski was one of nine Upper Dublin scorers with 14 points in a 62-17 decision over Wissahickon.

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Cami Wiegand scored 15 points as Pennsbury cruised past Truman, 54-16. Ava Sciolla contributed 10 points for the Falcons.

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Janiyah Greer recorded 10 points as Roxborough beat Elverson, 40-16. Jayla Lawrence and Asjah Thomas each had eight points for the Indians.

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Dana Bandurick collected 19 points and nine rebounds in Council Rock North’s 60-23 win over Bensalem. Sydney Blum added 14 points for the Indians.

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Paige Lauder scored 23 points as Villa Maria took down Sacred Heart Academy, 41-24. Abby Walheim chipped in eight points for the Hurricanes.

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Brienne Williams notched a career-high 20 points as Radnor downed Marple Newtown, 59-36. Ellie Mueller contributed 19 points and six points for the Raiders.

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Anajah Brown finished with a game-high 24 points in Baldwin’s 47-38 triumph over Springside Chestnut Hill. Rani Bleznak and Kaya Weiser added eight points apiece for the Bears.

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Molly Manion’s 16 points and Grace Ferguson’s 15 points lifted West Chester Henderson over Avon Grove, 65-32.

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Emily Chmiel scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Central Bucks East got past Pennridge, 49-45.

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Ceili Courduff scored 14 points in Lower Moreland’s 47-23 win over Delco Christian.