Reporter Boys Basketball Roundup: Pennridge edges Reading in OT for 13th straight win

Sean Yoder and Jon Post combined for 52 points as the Pennridge boys basketball team needed overtime to extend its winning streak to 13 games, as the Rams survived a late rally from visiting Reading to earn a 61-59 victory Saturday.

Yoder finished with a game-high 28 points five coming in overtime as the Rams (17-2, 8-1 SOL Continental) edged the Red Knights 7-5 in the extra period. Post scored 24 points, nine collected in the fourth with another two added in OT.

Pennridge led 27-16 at halftime and was still up 11 at 42-31 entering the third but Reading outscored the Rams 23-12 in the fourth to tie the game 54-54 after 32 minutes.

Four players finished in double figures for the Red Knights — Daniel Coulter had a team-high 13 points while Jose Brea, Wes Butler and Denim Adams all recorded 12 points.

Central Bucks East 58, New Hope-Solebury 47  >> Nick Roggio finished with 15 rebounds and eight steals, Leo Masterson collected 14 points and four steals and Central Bucks East defeated host New Hope-Solebury for a third consecutive victory.

Joe Jackman finished with 11 points for the Patriots (14-6, 6-5 SOL Continental), who have won five of their last six.

Topher Taylor scored a game-high 20 points for New Hope-Solebury (12-8, 7-5 BAL Independence).

Frankford 51, Germantown Academy 48 >> Jordan Longino paced Germantown Academy with 11 points as the Patriots’ two-game win streak was snapped in the non-league matchup.

Juan Adames and Zachary Anderson both chipped in nine points for GA (11-11, 2-6 Inter-Ac).

Frankford had three players in double figures — Seydou Ndiaye and Jiair Ballard-West both scored a game-high 14 points while Yaseem Cruz-David contributed 10 points.

Phil-Mont Christian 53, Jenkintown 47 >> Lyle Tipton led all scorers with 19 points as Phil-Mont Christian knocked down nine 3-pointers in the BAL Constitution contest to claim a seventh straight win.

Michael DiBenedetto and Daniel Olinger both had 12 points for the Falcons (13-7, 8-4 division), who led 27-17 at halftime.

Trevor Brockwell scored 14 points to pace Jenkintown (5-16, 2-11), which dropped its second straight. Cade Lafferty chipped in 12 points.

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