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Mercury boys basketball roundup: Pottstown runs away from Upper Perkiomen

Pottstown 85, Upper Perkiomen 64 >> Donovan Towson was the game’s offensive star, keying the Trojans’ victory over the Indians in their PAC Frontier Division matchup Saturday.

Towson scored 24 points to nudge out UP’s Riley Decker (23) for high-scoring honors. He headed a quintet of double-figure scorers — Floyd Dashiell 15, Robert Burress 13, Wil’Chon Seward and Tre Bass 11 apiece — for Pottstown, which bolted to a 23-3 lead in the first quarter.

Macauley Swenk was another double-figure scorer for the Tribe, getting 13.

Methacton 77, Owen J. Roberts 44 >> Jeff Woodward’s double-double sparked the Warriors as they rolled over the Wildcats in PAC Liberty Division action.

Woodward contributed 24 points and 18 rebounds while David Duda had 17 points, 12 of which came off long-distance baskets. Marcus Martin and Nick Massa shared scoring honors for Owen J. with 11.

Norristown 68, Boyertown 47 >> The undermanned Bears, with starters Aarick Salata and Tre Diguglielmo out nursing injuries, couldn’t keep up with the Eagles in their PAC Liberty Division pairing.

Norristown had a trio of double-figure scorers, Tyler Lyons (15 points), Aaron Reddish (13) and Xavier Edwards (12). Boyertown waws led by Hunter Borgmann (16 points, eight boards, two blocks), Alex Obarow (12) and Dawson Smith (eight).

Daniel Boone 64, York Country Day 36 >> Chaunce Johnson and Jared Tranovich combined to score nearly 50 points as the Blazers rolled over York Country Day School in non-league play.

Johnson had a game-high 26 points for Boone (6-6) while Tranovich’s 22 was a career best. Logan Hinkle chipped in with eight to help the Blazers bolt to a 37-17 lead in the first half.

St. Maria Goretti 58, Hill School 42 >> The Blues hung tough with St. Maria Goretti for three quarters before slipping in the stretch run of their game from the Baltimore City Hoops Classic.

Hill led 16-14 after a quarter, trailed by one at half, and retook the lead by 1 entering the 4th quarter.  The fourth belonged to the talented and well-coached Goretti team.  Gabe Dorsey ’21 led the Hill (6-6) with 10 points, the lone Blue in double figures with Caleb Dorsey adding nine along with 10 rebounds.




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