Dever’s hot hand leads Marple Newtown to another win

By Matthew De George

Marple Newtown’s tear keeps gaining momentum, and Mark Dever is the prime reason.

Dever scored 27 points Thursday as Marple Newtown tipped Strath Haven, 63-55, for a third straight win.

Dever also corralled six rebounds and buried six 3-pointers. Mike May posted a double-double with 14 rebounds and 10 assists for Marple (8-11, 5-9 Central League).

John Harrar led Strath Haven with 18 points, while Cooper Driscoll netted 10.

In the Del Val League:

Penn Wood 65, Glen Mills 51 >> Vincent Smalls and Sharif Goff scored 15 points apiece, and Kairi Jones added a dozen points for the Patriots (13-6, 7-1).

Kenyon Cooper led Glen Mills (10-9, 5-4) with 16 points.

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