Penn Wood scored 41 points in the second half and capitalized on 17 Chichester turnovers to open Del Val League play with a 73-67 victory over the Eagles Tuesday afternoon.
The 41-point eruption in the second half helped the Patriots erase a 39-32 halftime deficit.
Vincent Smalls paced four Penn Wood players in double figures with 19 points. Calvin Melton added 13, Javon Lindsey-Terrell 12 and Kairi Jones 10 for Penn Wood (6-3, 1-0).
Da’Quan Granberry led the Eagles (7-4, 0-1) with a game-high 21 points. Eric Montanez (15), Jamai Womack (12) and Derrick Welles (10) also scored in double digits.
Elsewhere in the Del Val League:
Academy Park 100, Glen Mills 66 >> Jawan Collins scored 30 points to go with seven steals and six assists as the Knights cracked the century mark.
Nakim Stokes scored 20 points, Nick Simmons added 15 and Teddy Wright marked his first start with a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds as AP (6-4, 1-0) put six players in double figures.
Myron Sanders scored 16 points, and Anthony Thompson added 12 for Glen Mills (2-7, 0-1), which has lost six straight.
Chester 75, Interboro 25 >> Nine players scored in a 32-point outburst in the second quarter that gave the Clippers a 49-15 lead at the break.
Maurice Collins collected 10 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots for the Clippers. Jordan Camper added eight points, five rebounds and two blocks off the bench.
Albert Pewa topped Interboro with eight points.
In the Central League:
Upper Darby 51, Penncrest 48 >> Juwan May-Craddle hit three 3-point field goals in the fourth quarter to help the Royals erase a 39-30 deficit. Upper Darby outscored Penncrest, 20-9, in the final frame.
Troy Butler paced the Royals with 13 points. Maurice Grier chipped in with 11 for Upper Darby (4-7, 3-4).
Tyler Norwood and A.J. Taylor netted 13 points each to lead Penncrest (6-6, 3-3).
Strath Haven 62, Garnet Valley 58 >> Alex Ischiropoulos scored 13 of his team-high 22 points in the fourth quarter as the host Panthers erased an eight-point deficit after three quarters.
Jahmeir Springfield added 18 points, and John Harrar and Josh Singleton chipped in eight each for Haven (10-2, 5-2).
Andrew Louden led Garnet Valley (7-3, 3-3) with a season-high 27 points.
Ridley 57, Marple Newtown 42 >> The Tigers stayed close into the second quarter until Julian Wing and Brett Foster took over for the Green Raiders. Wing led all scorers with 23 points, and Foster added 15 to help Ridley (10-0, 6-0) pull away.
Marcus Weathers had 10 points for Marple Newtown (1-10, 0-6).
Springfield 48, Haverford 38 >> Kyle Ryan scored 13 points, and Nick Fox paired 11 points with seven rebounds as the Cougars (5-6, 2-4) used a strong second half to earn the win.
Pat Corbett led Haverford (2-9, 1-5) with 10 points.
Lower Merion 67, Radnor 51 >> Vinnie Kelly scored 16 points, and Mason Ressler added 14, but the Aces pulled away with a 21-5 margin in the second quarter.
In the Ches-Mont League:
Rustin 51, Sun Valley 42 >> Kyle Ryan and Ryan Hall combined for 25 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Vanguards (4-7, 2-2).
In nonleague action:
Christian Academy 57, Baptist Regional 42 >> Jalen Sherrill and Brit Haseltine did most of the damage for the Crusaders (3-7).
Sherrill led all TCA with 18 points. Haseltine finished with 10 points, nine assists and eight steals. Devon Howard pulled down nine boards for the Crusaders.