Devon Ferrero rejected a layup attempt and Carroll’s defense on the subsequent inbounds play preserved a 67-65 nonleague boys basketball victory over Penn Wood in overtime Saturday night.
Ferrero’s block kept Carroll in front, 66-65, but the ball went out of bounds. However, Penn Wood was whistled for a five-second violation, and Carroll’s Justin Anderson hit one of two free throws with 1.9 seconds left to seal the win.
Anderson led all scorers with 28 points to go with five rebounds. Kairi Jones tallied 19 points and Vincent Smalls added 13 for Penn Wood.
In other nonleague CHESTER 82, MCCASKEY 47 » Jamar Sudan collected 18 points and 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. Brian Randolph also had a double-double for the Clippers with 11 points and a career-high 11 rebounds. Jordan Camper (11 points, seven blocks), Michael Smith (13 points) action: and Rahmaad Dejarnette (eight points, career-high five steals) also came up big for Chester (3-0). PENNCREST 60, CHICHESTER 49 » Tyler Norwood had quite a night, especially at the free throw line, connecting on 16 of 17 attempts to finish with 33 points. He was 7-for-10 from the line in the fourth quarter to seal the victory.
Daquan Granberry paced Chi (1-4) with 17 points. James Hendricks added 11 and Ishaad Maultsby pitched in with 10 points.
In the KENT SCHOOL 64, EPISCOPAL ACADEMY 57 » The Churchmen found out the hard way why Jordan Burns is headed to Colgate. The 6-0 guard poured in 29 points to send the Lions to the championship game against the host Hill School. EA (6-2) plays The Knox School for third place.
Conner Delaney hit five 3-point field goals and finished with 27 points to lead Mercer Invitational: EA. Kyle Virbitsky had another strong game on the glass with 13 rebounds. Nick Alikakos left the game in the second quarter with a leg injury. He had four points and six rebounds.