Shepperd, Upper Merion shoot by Phoenixville in OT; Clark's 43 boosts Pottsgrove

Upper Merion 70, Phoenixville 63, OT – Nick Shepperd dropped 21 points, including 8 in overtime, as the Vikings notched the PAC Frontier win Tuesday night.
Collin Bowman (12 points), Dom Breece (11) and Chris Clark (10) also hit double figures for Upper Merion, which connected on 11 three-pointers in the win.
For the host Phantoms, who forced the extra session with a 32-22 advantage in the second half after trailing 37-27 at the break, Dylan Clark cashed a game-high 24 points and KJ Quinn added 10.
Upper Merion (70) – Chris Clark 4 2-6 10, Jones 2 0-0 4, Kim 3 0-0 9, Bowman 4 0-0 12, Breece 4 1-2 11, Shepperd 9 2-4 21, Choi 1 0-0 3, Tornetta 0 0-0 0, Chaz Clark 0 0-0 0,  totals 27 5-12 70.
Phoenixville (63) – Ortiz 0 0-0 0, Johnson 1 5-6 8, Palcko 1 1-2 4, Allain 2 2-3 7, Hamilton 1 1-2 3, Brown 1 0-0 3, Quinn 3 2-2 10, Kopko 2 0-0 4, D. Clark 9 4-5 24. Totals 20 15-20 63.
Upper Merion       22 15 11 11 11 – 70
Phoenixville           9 18 20 12   4 – 63
3-point goals: Bowman 4, Kim 3, Breece 2, Shepperd, Choi; Quinn 2, D. Clark 2, Johnson, Palcko, Allain, Brown
 
Pottsgrove 80, Pottstown 68 – Dylan Clark shot 18-26 from the floor en route to a caeer-high 43 points as the Falcons used a 24-14 run in the fourth quarter to pull away from a narrow 56-54 advantage.
Clark hit five three-balls and dropped three assists for the sharpshooting Grove (32-57 FG, 56 percent), which also got 22 points and seven rebounds from Khaliym Smith.
For the Trojans, Tre Bass collected a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds, Floyd Dashiell shot 7-12 for 16 points and Donovan Towson added 11 points.
Pottstown (68) – Towson 4 2-2 11, Jones 1 0-0 2, Dashiell 7 1-5 16, Bass 6 6-7 21, Cottman 0 0-0 0, Smallwood 4 1-3 9, Duncan 1 0-0 3, Burress 3 0-0 6. Totals 26 10-18 68.
Pottsgrove (80) – Springfield 2 2-3 6, Clark 18 2-3 43, Robinson 2 0-0 4, Smith 9 2-2 20, Mowery 0 2-2 2, Applebach 0 0-0 0, Bodolus 0 0-0 0, Kaiser 1 3-5 5, White 0 0-0 0,  Totals 32 11-15 80.
Pottstown          13 19 22 14 – 68
Pottsgrove         19 16 21 24 – 80
3-point goals: Bass 3, Towson, Dashiell; Clark 5, Duncan
 
Methacton 68, Boyertown 40 – Eric Timko cashed 22 points, David Duda added 18 with four three-balls and Jeff Woodward contributed 13 as the Warriors went wire-to-wire for the PAC Liberty victory. For the Bears, Alex Obarow collected a team-high 20 points.
Boyertown (40) - Barnes 0 0-0 0  Smith 0 2-2 2  Obarow 9 2-2 20  Marinello 2 0-0 6  Kiefer 1 0-0 2  Borgmann 1 2-4 4  Leh 0 0-0 0  Metcalf 1 2-2 4  Martin 1 0-0 2  Totals:  15 8-10 40.
Methacton (68) - Kropp 0 2-2 2  Eberly 1 0-0 3  Girardo 2 0-2 4  Duda 7 0-0 18  Byrne 0 0-0 0  Timko 8 4-5 22  Laconi 0 0-0 0  Penjuke 0 0-0 0  Christian 2 0-0 4  Smith 1 0-0 2  Hazlett 0 0-0 0  Woodward 5 3-5 13  Totals:  26 9-14 68.
Boyertown        6  8 18  8 – 40
Methacton      21 22 17  8 – 68
3-point goals: Marinello 2; Duda 4, Timko 2, Eberly
 
Perkiomen Valley 48, Owen J. Roberts 39 – The Vikings continued their hot play, capturing their third straight win and seventh in their last eight starts, behind the double figures scoring of Tyler Strechay (17 points), Kameron Parks (14) and Zach Krause (11). For the Wildcats, Ryan Sayers led the way with 18 points on the strength of six three-balls.
OJR (39) – Martin 1 1-2 3, Iyoob 0 0-0 0, Massa 2 0-0 4, Sayers 6 0-0 18, Defibaugh 0 0-0 0, Lucas 2 1-1 5, Davidheiser 3 1-2 7, Demech 1 0-0 2, Glenn 0 0-0 0, Totals 15 3-5 39.
Perk Valley (48) – Parks 7 0-0 14, Strechay 5 6-6 17, Krause 5 0-0 11, Hansen 2 0-2 4, I. Streeper 0 0-0 0, B. Streeper 1 0-0 2, Blomstrom 0 0-0 0, Dougherty 0 0-0 0, Totals 20 6-8 48.
OJ Roberts          5 10 13 11 – 39
Perk Valley          8 20   8 12 – 48
3-point goals: Sayers 6, Strechay, Krause
 
Pope John Paul II 88, Upper Perkiomen 58 – Balanced scoring and deadly long-range shooting triggered the PAC Frontier romp for the Golden Panthers, who knocked down 17 three-balls and got double figures from Drew McKeon (19 points, 5 treys), Tyshere Malachi (16), AJ Williams (13, 3 treys), Vince Tulli (11) and Justin Green (10) in their PAC Frontier romp.
For the Indians, who led 20-17 after the first quarter before PJP took charge at 47-28 with a 30-8 burst in the second period, Riley Decker posted a game-high 21 points and Hunter Flack added 13.
Upper Perk (58) – Plessi 1 0-0 2, Flack 5 0-0 11, Miller 3 0-0 7, Kupchak 2 3-4 7, Swenk 2 0-0 6, Case 2 0-0 4, Gehman 0 0-0 0, Decker 8 5-7 21. Totals 23 8-13 58.
PJP (88) – Malachi 6 2-2 16, White 3 0-0 8, McKeon 7 0-0 19, J. Green 5 0-0 10, Tulli 4 1-1 11, Williams 4 2-2 13, Buchler 2 2-2 6, Yasneski 0 0-0 0, McCarthy 1 0-0 3, K. Green 1 0-0 2. Totals 33 5-7 88.
Upper Perk    20   8 14 16 – 58
PJP                17 30 28 13 – 88
3-point goals: Swenk 2, Flack, Miller; McKeon 5, Williams 3, Malachi 2, White 2, Tulli 2, Buchler 2, McCarthy