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Boys Basketball: Hicke boosts Radnor past Springfield for 18th straight victory

Radnor's Jackson Hicke, left, soars past Haverford's Colin Reynolds, center, and Nick Colucci in a Central League win last year. (PETE BANNAN - DAILY TIMES)

Make it 18 straight wins for the Radnor boys basketball team. The Raptors Thursday night were led by Jackson Hicke’s 27 points and eight rebounds, in a 62-33 win over Springfield.

The Cougars were within eight points at half, but a 26-5 margin in the third quarter by the Raptors (18-0, 12-0 Central) blew the game wide open. Charlie Thornton tallied nine points, and Danny Rosenblum added seven points and four assists for Radnor.

Also in the Central League:

Garnet Valley 65, Conestoga 47 >> Quinn O’Hara hit four 3-pointers in the second half on the way to 17 points for the Jaguars, leading them to the win.

Jake Sniras added 17 points, and Max Koehler had eight, including a 4-for-4 performance from the line in the fourth quarter to steer the Jags (13-5, 8-4) to victory.

Penncrest 43, Marple Newtown 40 >> Pat Garrison hit a pair of 3-pointers in the second quarter, a frame in which the Lions outscored Marple 13-2, en route to the victory.

Garrison and Branden Hemphill scored 10 points each. Brett Hemphill led the way with 13 points for Penncrest (4-13, 2-10), which snapped an eight-game slide.

Matt Gardler led Marple Newtown with 13 points. Corrado Fischetti and Daron Pfitzinger-Miller added eight points apiece for the Tigers (10-7, 6-6), who saw a four-game winning streak halted.

Lower Merion 70, Haverford 51 >> Sam Wright led the Aces with 21 points as they avenged a December loss to the Fords.

Googie Seidman led all scorers with 26 points, including 15 in the third quarter. Brian Wiener chipped in 11 points.

In the Del Val League:

Chester 78, Academy Park 52 >> Terrence Cobb scored 22 points, and Dante Atkinson added 10 as the Clippers pulled away in the second half.

In nonleague action:

Chichester 62, W.C. Henderson 56 >> Maz Sayed scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter as the Eagles (15-3) roared back from a four-point halftime deficit.

Vince Wildrick hit five 3-pointers for 23 points. Akhir Keys added 11 points. Sayed added six assists.

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