By Matthew De George
Sun Valley 47, Great Valley 41>> Ryan Hall scored 16 points, and Kyle Ryan added 14, but it was the Sun Valley defense that stole the show Monday night in a 47-41 win over Great Valley in Ches-Mont League boys basketball. The Vanguards (8-12, 5-7) held the Patriots to just eight first-half points, then weathered a 21-8 disadvantage in the third quarter to rally for the win and keep their hopes of earning the final playoff berth in the District One Class AAA playoffs alive.
Strath Haven 45, Marple Newtown 42 >> John Harrar paired nine points with 10 rebounds, and Kyree Fuller added nine points, including two free throws that clinched the game with 30 seconds left for Haven (18-3, 12-3). Marcus Weathers scored 17 points, and Nick DiCamillo added 14 in a game effort by the Tigers.
Garnet Valley 58, Haverford 29 >> Andrew Louden scored 17 points, and Austin Laughlin added 14 points as the Jaguars (13-7, 8-7) eased to a big victory for their District One Class AAAA hopes. Connor Guilfoil led the Fords with six points.