By Stephen Pianovich
Both Archbishop Carroll’s Josh Sharkey and Archbishop Wood’s Tyree Pickron entered the 2015-16 knowing they would be doing a bit more for their respective teams.
Though the season is just two weekends old, both players are off to comfortable and productive starts, and they were fully on display Saturday evening in Archbishop Wood’s Richard Kelly gymnasium. The Catholic League rivals both won their games in the first annual Coaches vs. Cancer event hosted by Wood, with Sharkey and Pickron being the high scorers in both contests.
Sharkey had 20 points, six rebounds and five assists as Carroll defeated Parkland, 66-59. Then, in the finale of the four-game event, Pickron scored 22 points in Wood’s 66-46 beating of Central Bucks West. Here’s a closer look at each player’s start to the season: