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Simmons runs wild in overtime as Academy Park dumps Shanahan

Nick Simmons broke out in a big way for Academy Park.

Simmons scored 15 of his game-high 29 points in overtime to lead the Knights past Bishop Shanahan, 72-69, in a nonleague game.

Simmons added eight assists and went 6-for-8 from the foul line in the fourth quarter and overtime.

Mark Greenwood (17 points) and Nasein Harley (12) also scored in double figures for the Knights (4-2).

In the Catholic League:

Archbishop Carroll 86, Cardinal O’Hara 47 >> Jaye’Lyn Peebles tallied 30 points and went 8-for-11 from the foul line, but the Lions had no chance against the Patriots (10-2).

Thirteen Carroll players scored at least one basket. Luke House netted a team-high 16 points while Keon Butler chipped in 10 for the Patriots, who led at halftime, 47-21. Khari Williams had a solid floor game with eight points, six steals and four assists. Justin Anderson added nine points for the winners.

In the Bicentennial League:

Delco Christian 50, Phil-Mont Christian 46 >> Delco Christian has been plagued by poor free-throw shooting all season. But the Knights made their freebies count Thursday.

Key foul shooting down the stretch helped DC down its Bicentennial League foe.

For the game the Knights shot 17-for-24 at the line.

T.J. Tann, Tyler Penley and Obinna Nwobodo each poured in a game-high 12 points for DC (4-6, 2-4). Tann grabbed nine rebounds and Nwobodo hauled in eight.

Christian Academy 62, Calvary Christian 53 >> Justin Sherrill powered the Crusaders with 20 points and Davier Daniels added 11.

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