Spring-Ford wins fifth straight behind Baker; Towson, Pottstown shoot down PJP

Spring-Ford 54, Owen J. Roberts 49 – Noah Baker stuffed the stat sheet with 16 points (7-11 FG), 6 rebounds and 5 assists as the Rams earned their fifth straight win in PAC Liberty action Thursday night.
Other key contributors for Spring-Ford, which overcame a 19-14 turnover deficit with 55 percent (23-42) shooting from the field and a telltale 30-16 rebounding advantage, were Drew Skrocki (11 points, 4-5 FG, 5 rebounds) and Robert Bobeck (10 points, 5-7 FG, 7 rebounds).
Sa’vaughn Davidheiser led the Wildcats with 21 points (7-14 FG, 5-10 3-point FG), 4 rebounds and 4 steals while Marcus Martin (6 points, 6 assists, 5 steals) and Jacob Demech (5 rebounds) also had strong showings.
OJR, which fell behind 15-6 after one quarter, 34-19 at the break and 43-26 heading into the fourth quarter before mounting a late charge, shot just 36 percent from the floor (16-44) and 34 percent on three-balls (10-29)
Spring-Ford (54) – Baker 7 1-1 16, Skrocki 4 1-1 11, Bobeck 5 0-0 10, Medearis 3 0-0 6, Scilingo 3 0-0 6, Hagan 1 3-4 5, Bonanni 0 0-0 0, Fitzgerald 0 0-0 0, Totals 23 5-7 54.
OJR (49) – Davidheiser 7 2-2 21, Sayers 3 0-0 9, Martin 2 2-3 6, Massa 2 0-0 6, Demech 1 2-2 4, Glenn 1 0-0 2, Lucas 0 1-2 1, Iyoob 0 0-0 0, Defibaught 0 0-0 0, Totals 16 7-9 49.
Spring-Ford      15 19  9 11 – 54
OJ Roberts         6 13  7 23 – 49
3-point goals: Skrocki 2, Baker; Davidheiser 5, Sayers 3, Massa 2
 
Pottstown 61, Pope John Paul II 49 – The Trojans rode a balanced attack that had four players hit double figures to the PAC Frontier verdict.
Donovan Towson cashed a game-high 19 points while Tre Bass, Wil’Chon Seward and Robert Burress each finished with 10 for Pottstown, which set the tone early by bolting out to a 24-12 halftime lead. For the Golden Panthers, Tyshere Malachi’s 16 points and Justin Green’s 14 led the way.
PJP (49) – Malachi 6 1-2 16, White 1 0-0 3, Phillips 0 1-2 1, Smrek 0 0-0 0, Buchler 0 0-0 0, Williams 1 0-0 2, McKeon 3 0-0 8, Green 4 6-7 14, Tulli 2 0-0 5. Totals 17 8-11 49.
Pottstown (61) – Towson 7 4-6 19, Bass 2 4-6 10, Cottman 2 0-1 4, Smallwood 1 0-0 2, Duncan 2 0-0 6, Burress 3 4-7 10, Seward 3 4-4 10.
PJP                          6   6 17 20 – 49
Pottstown              10 14 14 23 – 61
3-point goals: Malachi 3, McKeon 2, White, Tulli; Bass 2, Duncan 2, Towson
 
Norristown 58, Methacton 48 – Jeff Woodward posted a monstrous double-doule with 27 points and 19 rebounds for the Warriors in their PAC Liberty loss to the highly-touted Eagles, the top-ranked District 1-6A team entering the new year.
In extending its winning streak to nine, Norristown got 13 points from Mickeel Allen and 10 each from Xavier Edwards, Marcus Sanford and Tyler Lyons.
Methacton (48) - Kropp 0 0-0 0  Eberly 1 0-0 3  Girardo 0 0-0 0  Duda 2 0-0 6  Timko 4 2-2 10  Christian 1 0-0 2  Smith 0 0-0 0  Woodward 12 3-11 27  Totals:  20 5-13 48.
Norristown (58) - Tubbs 1 2-5 4  Sanford 5 0-0 10  Lyons 2 6-6 10  Carbone 0 0-0 0  Reddish 2 0-0 5  Pinnock 0 0-0 0  Edwards 4 2-5 10  Allen 5 3-4 13  Anderson 0 0-0 0  Kinney 2 0-0 6  Etheridge 0 0-0 0  Totals:  21 13-20 58.
Methacton     11   9   9 19 – 48
Norristown    13 16 10 19 – 58
3-point goals: Duda 2, Eberly; Kinney 2, Reddish
 
Perkiomen Valley 50, Boyertown 36 – Bryce Streeper (17 points) and Tyler Strechay (11) set the pace as the Vikings overcame a first-quarter deficit to post the PAC Liberty win.
Down 11-9 after the opening frame, Perk Valley went up 20-15 at the break before closing things out with a 14-6 run in the fourth quarter. For the Bears, Tre Diguglielmo knocked down four triples on his way to a game-high 20 points.
Boyertown (36) - Salata 2 3-3 7, Smith 0 0-0 , M. Marinello, 0 0-0 0, Obarow 1 0-0 2, R. Marinello 0 0-0 0, Kiefer 0 0-0 0, Borgmann 3 1-2 7, Diguglielmo 7 2-2 20, Metcalf 0 0-0 0, Martin 0 0-0 0. Totals 13 6-7 36.
Perkiomen Valley (50) - Parks 2 0-0 4, Strechay 4 2-2 11, Krause 2 3-3 8, Hansen 1 1-2 3, I.Streeper 3 1-1 7, B Streeper 7 3-4 17, Blomstrom 0 0-0 0, Dougherty 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 10-12 50.
Boyertown            11  4  15  6 – 36
Perk Valley             9 11 16 14 – 50
3-point goals: Diguglielmo 4, Strechay, Krause
 
Upper Perkiomen 69, Phoenixville 62 – The Indians broke away from a 46-46 deadlock with a 23-16 scoring edge in the fourth quarter to record the PAC Frontier triumph. Brody Case (15 points), Brett Miller (14), Jake Plessi (12) and Hunter Flack (11) all hit double figures Upper Perk, offsetting strong showings by Steven Hamilton (16 points), Dylan Clark (13) and KJ Quinn (11) for the Phantoms.
Upper Perk (69) – Plessi 4 3-4 12, Flack 4 1-5 11, Miller 3 6-8 14, Kupchak 1 2-2 4, Swenk 3 0-0 8, Case 6 1-1 15, Decker 2 1-1 5. Totals 23 14-21 69.
Phoenixville (62) – Weiah 1 0-1 2, Johnson 1 0-0 2, Ortiz 2 0-0 6, Allain 2 0-0 4, Hamilton 6 3-6 16, Brown 2 2-2 8, Quinn 4 2-2 11, Clark 3 7-11 13. Totals 21 14-22 62.
Upper Perk            15 16 15 23 – 69
Phoenixville          17 16 13 16 – 62
3-point goals: Flack 2, Miller 2, Swenk 2, Case 2, Plessi; Orrtiz 2, Brown 2, Hamilton, Quinn
 
Upper Merion 54, Pottsgrove 43 – Nick Sheppard and Chris Clark combined for 21 points to trigger a balanced attack that carried the Vikings to the wire-to-wire PAC Frontier win.
For the Falcons, who were within 35-32 before Upper Merion closed things out with a 19-11 edge in the fourth quarter, Manny Clark led all scorers with 18 points and Justin Robinson came through with 15.
Pottsgrove (43) – Clark 5 6-6 18, Robinson 6 3-3 15, Smith 2 1-2 5, Stringer 0 0-0 0, Mowery 1 0-0 2, Applebach 0 0-0 0, Sisko 0 0-0 0, Kaiser 1 1-2 3, Dyches 0 0-2 0. Totals 15 11-15 43.
Upper Merion (54) – Jones 2 3-5 7, Kim 1 0-0 2, Bowman 3 0-0 9, Tornetta 2 0-0 4, Chaz Clark 2 0-0 5, Chris Clark 4 2-5 10, Breece 2 2-4 6, Sheppard 3 5-8 11, Choi 0 0-0 0, Lindelow 0 0-0 0, Hoover 0 0-0 0, Totals 19 12-22 54.
Pottsgrove          9    7  16 11 – 43
Upper Merion    11  11 13 19 – 54
3-point goals: Manny Clark, Bowman 3, Chaz Clark