DISTRICT 3 RATINGS – FEBRUARY 11, 2018
Written by: Jerry Shenk on Sunday, February 11th, 2018
February 11, 2018
1. Reading (20-3) (AAAAAA) Larry Wingo scored 15 fourth-quarter points as Reading High pulled away for a 59-44 victory over visiting Wilson, completing a perfect run through Division I of the Berks Conference. Wingo finished with 17 points. Wesley Butler scored a game-high 19. Opened Berks Conference Tournament with win over Brandywine Heights. See Berks Conference below.
2. York Northeastern (21-2) (AAAAA) Defeated Spring Grove 77-37. Antonio Rizzuto led four players in double-figures with 28 points., Fred Mulbah had 13 while Nate Wilson and DJ Hamilton both scored 11. Opened York/Adams Tournament with win over York Tech. See below.
3. Berks Catholic (21-2) (AAAA) Tre Dabney finished with 22 points, shot five-of-five from beyond the arc in the first quarter to pace the Saints to a 67-39 victory over Wyomissing for their 16th straight victory. Casey Jack had 13 points. Opened Berks Conference Tournamenty with win over Governor Mifflin. See below.
4. Hempfield (20-2) (AAAAAA) Black Knights end regular season with smashing 90-74 win over Lancaster McCaskey after scoring 30 points in the first quarter. Anthony Alston led with 23 points, David Martin Robinson had 21, Eli Washington 13 and Ryan Moffatt 11.
5. Lampeter-Strasburg (20-2) (AAAAA) Pioneers end regular season with 56-32 win over Cocalico. Ryan Smith scored 15 and Isaac Beers added 14.
6. Chambersburg (17-4) (AAAAAA) Blew out Central Dauphin East 63-34 in last schedule game of regular season. Could pick up a 22nd game this week. On senior night all 11 players played and all 11 scored led by Joel Torres with 11 points.
7. Harrisburg (15-7) (AAAAAA) The Cougars 22-game regular season ended last week.
8. Greencastle-Antrim (20-2) (AAAAA) Blue Devils end regular season with wins over James Buchanan 61-39 and Spring Grove 80-50.
9. Hershey (19-3) (AAAAA) The Trojans lost for the second time in last four games, 80-64 to Milton Hershey. Chase Wallace led Hershey with 14 points, Drew Painter had 10, and Jake Wilson and Sean Coller each had 9.
10. Cedar Crest (18-4) (AAAAAA) The Falcons end regular season with 61-53 win over Lebanon as Blake Thompson and Dylan Miller both scored 13, Cole Laney had 12 and Logan Horn scored 11.
11. Lancaster Catholic (20-2) (AAAA) The Crusaders defeated their biggest Section 3 rival, 62-55 to close out their regular season. RJ VanTash led the way with 13 points and David Kamwanga scored11 points.
12. Lower Dauphin (17-5) (AAAAA) Falcons close their regular season losing a shoot-out with Middletown 86-81. Guard Casey Caruso hit five 3-pointers on his way to a team-high 23 points for the Falcons. Josh Saufley netted another 18 points, and Jackson Becher banked 15, in the setback.
13. Milton Hershey (16-4) (AAAAA) Defeated Hershey 80-64 and Cedar Cliff 88-67 and then lost to Philadelphia Girard College 89-76. DonYae Baylor-Carroll had 16, 22 and 24 points in the three games, Pedro Rodriguez had 16 and 22 in the two wins, He did not play in the loss. Josha Parra had 19, 12 and 2 in the three games and Treyvon Ferguson had 13, 6, and 12 in three games.
14. Steelton-Highspire (15-7) (AAA) The Rollers loss to Harrisburg Bishop McDevitt 68-61. They got double-figure scoring from Jelani Isom with 14, Jayshun Ramsey 12, while Tim Kater and Jarvai Flowers both scored 11. Ended regular season with 72-62 win over Central Dauphin East. Flowers threw down 33 points and Amiq Jackson had 12.
15. Middletown (15-6) (AAAA) Defeated Boiling Springs 81-68 as Chris Plummer scored 21 points, Ryan Hughes 19 and Kyle Truesdale 12. Closed regular season with an 86-81 victory over Lower Dauphin. Three players scored 78 of the 86 points. Tre Leach had 30, Hughes 28 and Plummer scored 20.
16. Trinity (16-5) (AAA) Sean Good (20) and Patrick Walker (13) scored 33 of Trinity’s 44 points in a regular season closing 44-41 win over Wilkes-Barre Holy Reedemer. Earlier the Shamrocks defeated Harrisburg Bishop McDevitt 68-57. Walker led with 24, Good had 17 and Jack Bucher added 15.
BERKS CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT:
Reading 51 Brandywine Heights 38 – Wesley Butler, Daniel Colter and Xavier Starks all scored 8 points, while Ricki Lopez, Larry Wingo and Kahari Whitfield all had 7 points to lead a balanced attack for the Red Knights. Sr Alex Flicker and Sr Drew Miller both scored a game-high 9 points to lead Brandywine Heights.
Berks Catholic 59 Governor Mifflin 49 – Kyran Mitchell scored a career-high 17 points to lead the Saints. Casey Jack added 13 and Tre Dabney had 11 for BC. The Mustangs got a career-high 24 points from 6-2 Sr Casey Klahr. Jr Bryce Black added 10 points.
Exeter 51 Wilson 45 – 6-1 Soph Alex Javier scored 16 points, including the go-ahead basket midway through the fourth quarter, as the fifth-seeded Eagles defeated the fourth-seeded Bulldogs. Stevie Mitchell had 11 points and Sean McAndrew had 10 for Wilson.
Conrad Weiser 62 Kutztown 50 – 6-2 Jr Alex MacKenzie led a balanced scoring effort with 16 points as Conrad Weiser held off Kutztown. Shakim Davis came off the bench to score 10 for the Scouts, hitting a big 3-pointer with 2:02 left for a 56-50 lead. 6-7 Sr Nathan Dobb finished with 15 points and eight rebounds and 6-3 Sr Alex Druckenmiller had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Scouts. Jr Lorencz Jean-Baptisted had a game-high 21 points for the Cougars (19-3), who led 15-8 after one period.
YORK/ADAMS LEAGUE TOURNAMENT:
Kennard-Dale 61 York Catholic 45 – 6-4 Sr Adam Freese 16 and 6-0 Sr Joey Thomas 10 led Kennard-Dale. York Catholic was led by 6-0 Sr D’Andre Davis with a game-high 21 points.
York Northeastern 65 York Tech 26 – The Bobcats were led by 6-2 Soph Nate Wilson’s 19 points and 6-3 Sr Antonio Rizzuto’s 16. York Tech got 12 points from Terence Romey.
Central York 71 Littlestown 55 – 6-0 Jr Saa’hir Cornelius 16, Jr Cade Pribula 14, 6-3 Jr Braden Richard 11 and 6-2 Sr Markley 10 were all in double-figures for Central. Littlestown was led by a game-high 24 points from 6-4 Jr Logan Collins and 6-0 Jr Jakob Lane with 12.
New Oxford 59 Dover 51 – Abdul Jennah 20 points and Jaren Rex 10 led the winners while Dover got 22 points from Jr Keith Davis and 12 from Jr Elijah Sutton.
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