Category Archives: High School

Defense propels Ewing past Salesianum, 74-63

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – When the schedule for the first annual Mary Kline Winter Classic was released, one of the highlights of the day was sure to be the high level matchup taking place in the first game: AAU teammates … Continue reading

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Roman’s Garner, London reunited in Allentown

Josh Einbinder-Schatz (@ironicJosh) – If you ask Shep Garner or Rashann London for one word to describe their relationship, they’ll use the same one: brother. The two best friends and former high school teammates squared off against one another at … Continue reading

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Mary Kline Winter Classic Preview (Dec. 21)

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Over the last four years, the Mary Kline Classic has raised over $86,000 for cancer research through the annual spring all-star game put on by The Recruit Scoop’s Alex Kline. Now the 20-year-old Syracuse junior and … Continue reading

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Watkins’ rejection spurs Phelps over Haverford School

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With a minute and a half remaining and his team up one, Haverford School guard Levan Alston, Jr. found himself on a 2-on-1 with teammate Lamar Stevens. Under the basket stood Phelps School forward Mike Watkins. … Continue reading

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Roman improves to 5-0, lose Wilkerson to knee injury

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — Roman Catholic seems to be one-upping every team they play this year. Late in the third quarter of the Cahillites blowout win over Malvern Prep, sophomore guard Dakquan Davis had his shot blocked by Malvern’s Joey … Continue reading

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Susquehanna Twp. tops McDevitt with explosive offense

Clayton Sauertieg (@ByClaySauertieg) – In what was expected by many to be hard fought, grind it out rivalry game, Susquehanna Township rolled over Bishop McDevitt Tuesday night, 83-63. A Milik Gantz seven-point spree brought McDevitt to within three at the break, … Continue reading

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Corr’s big day includes LaSalle win over Pennsbury

Tom Reifsnyder (@Tom_Reifsnyder) – It’s safe to say things are going pretty well for Dan Corr. First, the LaSalle College HS senior hit two big 3-pointers to help his team to a 57-44 victory over Pennsbury at Cheltenham high school … Continue reading

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Martin comes up big in Neumann-Goretti win over Susquehanna Township

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Whenever Zane Martin got on the court for Neumann-Goretti last year, he panicked. Then a sophomore and buried behind a talented group of upperclassmen in the Saints’ backcourt, Martin got only spare minutes all year long, … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Salesianum (Del.)

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – (Ed. Note: This piece is part of CoBL’s “92 Stories in 92 Days” high school season preview, which will feature a different team in the CoBL coverage range each day from September 1 to December 1. For … Continue reading

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Coaches vs. Cancer High School Classic Preview (Dec. 13)

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – The Coaches vs. Cancer High School Classic brings eight area high school teams to Cheltenham High School for a good cause on Saturday. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for high school students, and all proceeds … Continue reading

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Rigsby answers the call for Carroll in win over B-P

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — With a team as deep as Archbishop Carroll, the mindset is when one guy goes down, the next guy has to step up. With would-be starters Samir Taylor (foot injury) and Ryan Daly (mononucleosis) both in … Continue reading

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Downingtown West’s team effort downs WC East, 64-41

Jeff Griffith (@Jeff_Griffith21) – West Chester East head coach Eric Anderson looked at his bench and scratched his head as the final seconds of a blowout loss to Downingtown West wasted away on the clock. The Vikings, who lost their … Continue reading

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Clover, St. Joe’s Prep bounce back over Malvern Prep

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — Looking to bounce back from a 3-15 shooting performance in a loss against George Washington on Monday, St. Joseph’s Prep wing Chris Clover licked his chops as he went through warm ups, ready to feast on … Continue reading

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Shorthanded LaSalle handles Germantown Academy

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — With star big man Dave Krmpotich and lead guard Kitt-Najee Walls suspended for Tuesday night’s nonleague showdown with two-time defending Inter-Ac Champ Germantown Academy, the LaSalle High School Explorers weren’t given much of a chance to … Continue reading

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2014-15 CoBL HS Preview: Catholic League

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – The rest of the Catholic League can breathe a sigh of relief–Ja’Quan Newton has finally graduated. The Neumann-Goretti grad, now a freshman at the University of Miami, led the Saints to the last four PCL titles, … Continue reading

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Miles Overton to transfer from Wake Forest

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Former St. Joseph’s Prep guard Miles Overton has decided to leave Wake Forest after the semester, the school announced on Tuesday afternoon. He was granted his release by head coach Danny Manning. “It was a tough decision … Continue reading

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Washington’s late addition Watson key in win over Prep

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Elmange Watson left Northeast High School for what he hoped was a better academic opportunity at Palmer Charter. That was going well, until Palmer suddenly shut its doors on October 27. That sent 286 students scrambling … Continue reading

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Phelps School picks up first win in Watkins’ return

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – In just his third game in a Phelps uniform, Antanas Krimelis had an opportunity to bring the crowd to its feet. After hitting a 3-pointer in the opening moments of the second quarter, Krimelis intercepted a careless … Continue reading

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Norton’s defense preserves Hill School win over Westtown

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Twice, Westtown junior Jair Bolden matched up against Hill School senior Sam Norton with a chance to win the game for his team. And twice, Norton made sure it wouldn’t happen. The first time came in … Continue reading

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Bostick makes big impact in Roman Catholic debut

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — Looking to make a splash in his first game as a Roman Catholic Cahillite, Math, Civics and Sciences  transfer Nazeer Bostick had a fast break. To show off his athleticism, he went up for a dunk … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Neumann-Goretti (Pa.)

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – (Ed. Note: This piece is part of CoBL’s “92 Stories in 92 Days” high school season preview, which will feature a different team in the CoBL coverage range each day from September 1 to December 1. For … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Sunday, December 7

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Perez Jones’ big 3Q helps Pennsbury down LM

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Pennsbury senior Juan Perez Jones’ pair of 3-pointers early in the third quarter of the Falcons’ season-opening game against Lower Merion played a big part in helping his team take its first lead of the game. … Continue reading

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Green’s hot shooting propels Neumann-Goretti to 55-45 victory over Philly Electric

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – Quade Green had never heard his name called during the announcement of the starting lineups in a high school game before Saturday night. It didn’t seem to bother him. The Neumann-Goretti sophomore guard scored a game-high 18 … Continue reading

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2014-15 CoBL HS Preview: Inter-Academic League

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – The next generation of Division I prospects is ready for its turn to shine in the high-academic Inter-Academic Conference. Before they do, however, a few seniors who’ve already make a big mark on the league will … Continue reading

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