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BOYS BASKETBALL FINAL: Cheltenham defeats Wissahickon 59-48

Summary

Last night, Cheltenham  (17-2; 11-0) defeated Wissahickon (10-8; 7-3) 59-48. Wissahickon, despite being down 16-8 at the end of the first quarter, outscored Cheltenham 21-6 in the second, and went into the half with a 29-22 lead. Harrison Williams led that big second quarter run for the Trojans with 9 points, despite shooting 0-4 in the first quarter. Cheltenham made adjustments in the locker room, specifically on the defensive end. They were able to force numerous turnovers and convert on their fast break points. Forward, Sean Emfinger, led the Panthers will a couple momentum changing dunks. 

At the 1:55 mark in the third quarter, a Harrison Williams floater gave Wissahickon a 35-34 lead. From there, Cheltenham was finally able to go on a run, outscoring Wiss 10-0 to end the quarter and take a commanding 44-35 lead heading into the fourth quarter. It was all panthers from their on out.  Wissahickon, who came into the night as the 23rd seed in PIAA 6A playoff rankings, will need to win their final three games to guarantee themselves a playoff bid. 

Wissahickon Final Three Games:

(1/31) @Abington

(2/4) @Upper Dublin

(2/6) Upper Moreland- Senior Night


Box Score

Wissahickon

Name FG 3PT FT Total Points
#1 D’shan Love 0-0 1-1 0-0 3
#2 Andrew Buck* 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
#3 Earl Stout DNP
#4 Justin Rappaport 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
#5 Harrison Williams* 2-2 3-10 2-2 13
#12 Jackson Intrieri 1-1 1-3 1-2 6
#14 Stefan Lowry* 5-6 0-1 1-2 11
#15 Josh Twersky  DNP
#25 Alex Richman DNP
#30 Matt Compas* 5-13 0-4 3-4 13
#32 Morgan Wilson DNP
#33 Carmen Ostroski* 1-2 0-1 0-0 2
#35 Will Kunzier DNP

Cheltenham

Name FG 3PT FT Total Points
#0 Rasheem Dearry DNP
#2 Travis Coleman* 2-2 0-0 2-2 7
#3 Brandon Scott* 2-4 0-0 2-2 6
#4 Justin Moore* 4-9 0-0 7-11 15
#5 Brandon Hawkins 0-1 0-0 0-0 0
#10 Justin Savage DNP
#11 Saleem Payne 2-3 0-0 0-0 4
#12 David Pope DNP
#13 Jaelen Mcglone* 2-7 0-0 4-4 8
#20 Michael Mcclain 0-2 0-0 0-0 0
#21 Sean Emfinger* 7-9 0-2 5-6 19
#30 Lou Liedtka       DNP
#34 Frank Santildor 0-0 0-1 0-0 0

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