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Reporter Boys Basketball Roundup: Scialanca scores 1,000th point as Dock Mennonite wins 9th straight

Dock Mennonite's Jackson Scialanca drives to the basket during the Pioneers' game against Holy Ghost on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Scialanca scored his 1,000th point in Dock's 70-46 win over The Christian Academy on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (Gene Walsh/Digital First Media)

Dock Mennonite’s Jackson Scialanca scored his 1,000th career point as he knocked down five 3-pointers in scoring a game-high 23 points as the Pioneers won their ninth straight Friday night, pulling away in the second half for a 70-46 victory over host The Christian Academy.

Scialanca collected 16 of his points in the second half as Dock (14-3, 1-0 BAL Presidents) outscored TCA 44-27 after the break. Nolan Bolton and Darius Ellis both chipped in eight points for the Pioneers.

Tehron Phillips led The Christian Academy (8-6, 7-3 BAL Constitution) with 15 points.

North Penn 89, Central Bucks East 85 (2OT) >> AJ Mitchell erupted for a game-high 37 points, including a buzzer-beating layup to force a second overtime, as North Penn put an end to a six-game by outlasting visiting Central Bucks East.

Tali McIver added 14 points for the Knights (9-9, 4-4 SOL Continental) while Rob Carangi finished with 12 points as North Penn outscored the Patriots 18-14 in the second extra session.

Nick Roggio’s 24 points  led CB East (11-6, 4-5), which had a two-game win streak stopped. Leo Masteron poured in 22 points while Ben Markowitz chipped in 10 points.

Central Bucks South 51, Souderton 47 >> Souderton led 21-16 at the half but Central Bucks South took the third quarter 23-7 then held off the Indians for a SOL Continental victory.

Tommy Kupers was one of three players for South (13-4, 7-2 conference) in double figures, scoring a game-high 16 points. Ian McCaw had 11 points while Brock D’Aulerio recorded 10 points.

Andrew Vince had 10 points to pace the Indians (6-12, 3-6), which had a two-game win streak snapped. Zach Thatcher and Dom Natatle both scored nine points for Big Red.

Neumann-Goretti 65, Archbishop Wood 62 >> In a PCL matchup of teams both looking to avoid a third straight loss, the difference was Christian Ings — the Rider commit scoring 14 of his game-high 30 points in the fourth quarter as Neumann-Goretti edged host Archbishop Wood.

Wood (11-6, 6-4 league) had four players score in double figures led by Rahsool Diggins’ 22 points – 15 coming after halftime. Daeshon Shepherd finished with 13 points while both Julius Phillips and Jaylen Stinson added 12 points.

Hakim Byrd and Cameron Young each scored nine points for Neumann-Goretti (10-4, 6-2).

Jenkintown 56, Morrisville 48 >> Jenkintown has three players in double-figures – Trevor Brockwell leading the way with a game-high 14 points – as the Drakes halted a five-game losing streak.

Cade Lafferty had 12 points while Adam Giammanco added 10 points for Jenkintown (4-14, 1-9 BAL Constiution), who led 26-16 at halftime then 42-30 entering the fourth.

Tahmeer Glover and Melique Harper both scored 11 points to lead Morrisville (1-16, 1-9 BAL Presidents) with Mekhi Crooks chipping in 10 points.

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