Boys hoops: Renninger leads Boyertown by Spring-Ford; Perkiomen Valley wins 5th straight

Boyertown 56, Spring-Ford 45 – Christian Renninger scored 9 of his 12 points in a fourth-quarter takeover that carried the streaking Bears to their third straight win in PAC Liberty action Saturday.
Trailing 34-33 entering the final period, Boyertown took charge with a closing run of 23-11 to turn aside the Rams, who are now 0-3 in their brief time back from a lengthy COVID pause.
In addition to Renninger, Griffin Hummel (14 points), David Leh (10) and Aarick Salata (10) also hit double figures for the winners, who finished with 8 three-balls. Spring-Ford got 18 points from Zack Skrocki and 8 from Gavin Schauder in the setback.
Boyertown (56) – Salata 2 5-7 10, Diguglielmo 2 2-3 6, Leh 3 3-6 10, Renninger 3 4-4 12, Kiefer 2 0-0 4, Schaefer 0 0-0 0, Kapp 0 0-0 0, Hummel 5 0-0 14, Marinello 0 0-0 0, Totals 17 14-22 56.
Spring-Ford (45) – Skrocki 8 0-0 18, Turner 1 0-0 2, Lewis 1 0-0 3, Santiago 2 2-3 6, Kressley 1 1-2 3, Schauder 4 0-0 8, Irby 2 0-0 5, Huntington 0 0-0 0, Totals 19 3-5 45.
Boyertown                15    7  11  23 - 56
Spring-Ford               12  12  10  11 - 45
3-point goals: Boyertown (8) – Hummel 4, Renninger 2, Salata, Leh. Spring-Ford (4) – Skrocki 2, Lewis, Irby.
 
Perkiomen Valley 59, Owen J. Roberts 43 – The PAC Liberty leaders got 18 points from Ethan Kohler, 12 from Kameron Parks and 10 from Tyler Lapetina in their fifth straight victory.
For the Wildcats, who were unable to overcome a poor start (15-6 in first quarter) and equally bad finish (outscored 38-25 in second half) Jake Bolyn scored a game-high 21 points and Sam Cerimele added 10.
PV (59) – Basile 2 0-0 4, Parks 6 0-0 12, Kohler 7 3-5 18, Debebe 2 1-1 5, Lapetina 4 1-1 10, Miceli 3 1-1 7, Alex Martinez 1 0-0 3, Quinn 0 0-0 0, Pelzer 0 0-0 0, Sadler 0 0-0 0, Anthony Martinez 0 0-0 0, Totals 25 6-8 59.
OJR (43) – Fryer 0 1-2 1, Cerimele 5 0-2 10, Dettra 0 0-0 0, Cashman 0 0-0 0, Johnson 1 0-0 3, J. Bolyn 6 6-10 21, B. Bolyn 3 0-2 6, Brown 0 0-0 0, Brandle 0 0-0 0, Totals 15 9-18 43.
Perk Valley      15   6  20  18 – 59
OJ Roberts       6  12  11  14 - 43
3-point goals: PV (3) – Lapetina, Kohler, Alex Martina. OJR (4) – J. Bolyn 3, Johnson.
 
Upper Merion 51, Upper Perkiomen 33 – Collin Bowman cashed in 18 points as the Vikings extended their winning streak to seven with the lopsided PAC Frontier win.
Ty Jones added 9 and Madison Tatom 8 for Upper Merion, offsetting the 9 and 8 point-nights of the Indians' Jack Cuppitt and Nick Aron, respectively.
Upper Perk (33) – Aron 3 1-4 8, Rehiel 0 0-0 0, Shaak 2 0-0 4, Simms 0 0-0 0, Nguyen 0 0-0 0, Clancy 2 0-0 4, Rieg 0 0-0 0, Cupitt 4 1-1 9, Carpenter 2 2-2 6, Totals 14 4-7 33.
Upper Merion (51) – Jones 3 2-3 9, Kim 2 0-1 5, Egan 0 0-0 0, Perry 0 0-0 0, Tatom 3 0-0 8, Bowman 6 3-4 18, Lawson 0 1-2 1, Smith 0 2-5 2, Herman 3 0-1 6, Eyer 0 0-0 0, Boyle 0 0-0 0, Abdussamad 0 1-2 1, Totals 17 10-18 51.
Upper Perk            5   11  10   7 - 33
Upper Merion      15  11  12  13 - 51
3-point goals: Upper Perk (1) - Aron. Upper Merion (7) - Bowman 3, Tatom 2, Jones, Kim
 
Pottstown 65, Pottsgrove 33 – The Trojans used a 17-2 run in the second quarter to seize control at 31-20 and never looked back en route to a PAC Frontier win.
Corey Cottman led the way for Pottstown with 16 points while Jahzeel Watson collected 14 and Darius Smallwood and Nyles Bunn-McNeil posted 13 apiece.
For the Grove, which was outscored 41-10 in the second and third quarters after leading 15-8, Manny Allen and Shawn Majors netted 10 points each.
Pottsgrove (33) – Stringer 0 0-0 0, Allen 4 1-3 10, Majors 4 2-2 10, McMenamin 1 0-0 3, Penot 0 0-0 0, Sisko 0 0-0 0, Thompson 1 0-0 2, Kaiser 2 2-2 6, Glaze 0 0-0 0, G. Rinda 1 0-0 2, Totals 13 5-7 33.
Pottstown (65) – Bostic 0 0-0 0, Bunn-McNeil5 3-5 13, Oister 1 2-2 4, Smallwood 5 3-4 13, Watson 4 6-9 14, Cottman 6 4-5 16, Albert 1 0-0 3, Phillips 1 0-0 2, Moore-Palmore 0 0-0 0, Totals 23 18-25 65.
Pottsgrove              15    5    5    8 – 33
Pottstown                 8  23  18  14 – 65
3-point goals: Pottsgrove (2) – Allen, McMenamin. Pottstown (1) – Albert.