Boyle, Kendra help Upper Perkiomen stay hot; no jet lag for Spring-Ford

 
Upper Perkiomen 58, Pope John Paul II 49 – Liam Boyle nailed four three-balls en route to 18 points and Ryan Kendra posted a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to pace the streaking Indians (4-0 Frontier, 9-1 overall) to their ninth straight victory Tuesday night.
For the Golden Panthers (3-1, 4-5), who dropped their third straight, Aidan McCarthy and Dan Cirino scored 13 points each and Vince Viney chipped in with 6 points and 6 boards.
Upper Perk (58) – Kendra 6 3-3 15, L. Boyle 5 4-6 18, Duka 0 1-2 1, Walker 3 2-2 8, S. Boyle 0 0-0 0, Keyser 2 1­6 5, Brown 0 3-4 3, Whary 3 2-2 8. Totals 19 16-25 58.
PJP (49) – McCarthy 5 1-4 13, Cirino 5 2-2 13, Andrews 3 0-0 8, Roth 0 0-0 0, Malachi 0 0-0 0,  DeLaurentis 1 2­2 4, Bearden 0 5-10 5, Viney 3 0-0 6, Cressman 0 0-0 0, Totals 17 10-19 49.
Upper Perk       15 12 12 19 – 58
PJP                    8 10 15 16 ­ - 49
3-point goals: L. Boyle 4, McCarthy 2, Andrews 2, Cirino
 
Spring-Ford 58, Boyertown 44 – The Rams (2-1, 5-4) showed no signs of jet lag on the heels of a 2-1 holiday trip to San Diego, riding a strong start and balanced scoring attack to the PAC Liberty victory,
Spring-Ford was keyed by a 16-9 edge in the opening quarter and the combined 30 points from Nestor Diaz, Jay Robinson and Noah Baker. For the Bears (1-2, 5-4), Jerry Kapp connected for 11 points and Zach Benning added 10.
Boyertown (44) – Smith 0 0-0 0, Salata 1 3-4 5, Benning 2 4-4 10, Kiefer 0 2-2 2, Borgmann 1 0-0 2, Tamasitis 2 0-0 4, Kapp 2 6-8 11, Kurtz 1 0-0 3, Thomas 1 3-4 5, O’Connor 1 0-0 2, Totals 11 18-22 44.
Spring-Ford (58) – Pierce 1 4-4 7, Hagan 2 2-2 6, Nguyen 0 0-0 0, Grosshanten 1 2-2 5, Robinson 4 2-5 10, Fitzgerald 0 0-0 0, Diaz 3 3-3 11, kBaker 3 3-4 9, Smith 0 0-0 0, Kovalesski 0 0-0 0, Bobeck 2 0-2 4, Hokanson 3 0-0 6, Totals 19 16-22 58.
Boyertown          9 12  13 10 -44
Spring-Ford      16 12  18 12 - 58
3-point goals: Benning 2, Kurtz, Kapp; Diaz 2, Pierce, Grosshanten
 
Phoenixville 65, Pottsgrove 59 – K.J. Quinn knocked down four three-balls while netting 22 points and Quinn Danna added 14 with two triples as the Phantoms (2-2, 4-6) overcame a slow start to post the PAC Frontier victory. For the Falcons, who held a 13-8 lead after one quarter but were outscored by 11 the rest of the way – including 18-14 in the fourth quarter – Mike Ziegler poured in 30 points and Justin Robinson added 18.
Pottsgrove (59) – Blakey 0 0-0 0, Smith 1 4-6 6, Robinson 5 6-8 18, Ziegler 12 6-10 30, Hein 2 1­2 5, Kaiser 0 0-2 0. Totals 20 17-28 59.
Phoenixville (65) – Aselton 0 2-2 2, Quinn 6 6-8 22, Danna 5 2-2 14, Allain 0 0-0 0, Jenkins 4 0-0 8, Hamilton 1 4-6 7, Brown 3 1-2 8, Kopko 0 0-0 0, Clark 2 0-1 4, Totals 21 15-21 65.
Pottsgrove       13 14 18 14 - 59
Phoenixville      8 17 22 18 – 65
3-point goals: Quinn 4, Danna 2, Hamilton, Brown
 
Upper Merion 57, Pottstown 55 – KJ Pugh (14 points), Nick Shepperd (13), Matt Choi (13) and Chris Clark (11) all hit for double figures to pace the Vikings (1-3, 2-8), who used a 23-15 run in the fourth quarter to reverse a 6-point deficit.
The Trojans (1-3, 3-6) were led by Anthony Brown with 19 points, Tre Bass with 11 and Floyd Dashiell with 10.
Upper Merion (57) – Lindelow 0 0-0 0, Shepard 1 0-0 2, Kim 0 0-0 0, Choi 5 2-4 13, Moore 0 0-0 0, Moucer  1 0-2 2, Eyer 1 0-0 2, Clark 5 0-0 11, Pugh 7 0-0 14, Shepperd 5 3-4 13. Totals 25 5-10 57.
Pottstown (55) – Dashiell 3 2-2 10, Marcheskie 2 0-2 4, Bass 3 3-3 11, Harvey 2 0-0 4, Brown 8 2-2 19, Towson 2 3-6 7. Totals 20 10-15 55.
Upper Merion      14  7 13 23 – 57
Pottstown            12 21  7 15 - 55
3-point goals: Choi, Clark; Dashiell 2, Bass 2, Brown
 
Norristown 45, Perkiomen Valley 36 – The Eagles (3-1, 6-4) overcame a 4­-point deficit with a 21-8 burst in the fourth quarter en route to the PAC Liberty verdict. Vernon Tubbs hit for 17 points and Marcus Sanford added 14 for Norristown, offsetting Tyler Strechay’s game-high 19 points for the reeling Vikings (0-4, 3-7)  ­– losers of seven straight.
Perkiomen Valley (36) - Light 0 0-0 0, Strechay 8 0-0 19, Krause 1 0-0 3, McShea 0 0-0 0, Hansen 0 1-2 1, Graves 1 2-2 5, Bernabe 2 0-0 4, Parke 0 0-0 0, B Streeper 2 0-0 4, Totals 14 3-4 36.
Norristown (45) – Allen 1 1-2 3, Anderson 0 0-0 0, Dorman 0 0-0 0, Hopewell 2 0-0 4, Lyons 0 1-2 1, Reilly 0 0-0 0,  Sanford 4 6-6 14, Tate 3 0-0 6, Tubbs 7 3-4 17, Totals 17 11-14 45.
Perk Valley     4 12 12  8 – 36
Norristown     3 11 10 21 -45
3-point goals: Strechay 3, Krause, Graves