Category Archives: Public League

Wood tops Germantown Academy in “fun” rivalry

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – It was way back in April, at an AAU tournament, that an argument developed. Several members of the PA Renegades’ 17U team had a debate about which team would win in a head-to-head matchup: Archbishop Wood, … Continue reading

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Imhotep cruises past MCS in Liggeons’ return

Justin Allen (@jallen_town) — Devin Liggeons probably did not expect his senior season to go the way it has. After committing to Wagner back in August, the 6-foot-3 wing guard had expected to be at the center of Imhotep’s run … Continue reading

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Fofana’s late debut helps King in win over Del-Val

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Sean Colson took Ladji Fofana aside in the hallway after Martin Luther King’s game against Delaware Valley Charter to tell his senior guard he doesn’t care how he plays. Good, bad, doesn’t matter. All Colson wants … Continue reading

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Williams leading Constitution through Public League play

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – Sometimes it helps to be overlooked. In an area known for its outstanding guard play, the region’s current group is no exception; eight senior guards are already committed to Division I schools. A couple more have … Continue reading

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Williams, Constitution defeat MLK

Justin Allen (@jallen_town) – Kimar Williams has the look and vision of a true floor general. Now, thanks to a 63-59 victory over Martin Luther King, the Constitution guard has the vision of a Public League ‘A’ regular season championship … Continue reading

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Constitution has luck on its side in league win over Imhotep

Rick Kauffman (@Kauffee_TH) – If the players of Imhotep Charter had any hope of making a run at the Public League title, they would need to go through the Constitution Generals on the road Tuesday night. In a closely contested … Continue reading

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Doughty’s 32 leads MCS, gets new coach his first win

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – Over the course of the last two seasons, Math, Civics, & Sciences hasn’t exactly lived up to lofty expectations. Possibly the most talented team in the Public League last year, the Mighty Elephants limped to a … Continue reading

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Russell leads Imhotep past Chester at Kobe Bryant Classic; King, Haverford win

Justin Allen (@jallen_town) – Daron Russell may be small in stature, listed at just 5-foot-10, but the sophomore guard is taking his game to new heights. Behind a 21 point performance from its rising star, Imhotep Charter was able to … Continue reading

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What we’ve learned: Philadelphia Public League

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Each team in the Public League’s “A” Division has played five league games, with each program going up against each other exactly once. So while there’s still plenty of time for things to change, we at … Continue reading

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Rodgers’ career day leads MLK past Del-Val

Justin Allen (@jallen_town) – Chase Rodgers may not have started against Del-Val Charter, but the 6-foot-6 senior forward certainly made his mark, both on the court and in the box score. Rodgers provided a necessary spark off the bench, leading … Continue reading

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Dan Jackson taking leave of absence as MC&S head coach

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – Dan Jackson is taking an “indefinite” leave of absence as Math, Civics and Sciences head coach and will be temporarily replaced by assistant David Ruffin.  MC&S athletic director Lonnie Diggs did not provide an exact time frame for Jackson’s return. … Continue reading

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Central tops Penn Charter as Williams shines

Justin Allen (@jallen_town) – Revenge weighed heavily on the mind of the Lancers Saturday afternoon. Central had dropped its matchup with Penn Charter a season ago, losing by 13 points. This time around, seniors Khalil Williams and Khyre Bilal made … Continue reading

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Russell, Imhotep knock off Philly Electric

Tyler DeGiacomo (@DJock10) — PHILADELPHIA, Pa– Imhotep Charter could have felt sorry for itself when it lost its star player and Wagner College commit Devin Liggeons to a hand injury two games into the season. The Panthers could have rolled over after letting … Continue reading

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Constitution’s ‘Beast’ breaks out in win over King

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – It was a month ago that Constitution assistant coach Kyle Sample came up with a nickname for junior guard Anthony Satchell. The moniker came after watching Satchell, all of 5-foot-11, dive for loose balls, crash the glass and fire … Continue reading

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SCH freshmen Anderson and Simon step up in win over E&S

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — If you combined Springside Chestnut Hill freshman guard Justin Anderson’s first half, with fellow frosh Sean Simon’s second, you might have had the perfect game. In the second quarter alone, Anderson hit three triples, scoring 13 … Continue reading

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Daly steps up, Pennsbury squeaks past MCS

Tyler DeGiacomo (@DJock10) – CHESTER, Pa – Pennsbury junior guard Rob Daly had one task Tuesday night: shut down Math, Civics & Sciences’ senior guard Samir Doughty. On paper, that matchup doesn’t even seem fair. Daly measures in at just … Continue reading

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Floyd powers TCA to win over Conwell-Egan; St. Ben’s beats PET

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – Trenton Catholic is best known for its star power. The Iron Mikes feature Syracuse commit Malachi Richardson, a consensus five-star recruit considered one of the top players in the senior class, as well as junior guard … Continue reading

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Imhotep downs Trenton Catholic, 73-68, in OT

Varun Kumar (@vrkumar8) – Blowing a 16-point lead and allowing the opposing star player to heat up almost always guarantees a defeat. Fortunately for Imhotep, they were able to survive a second half collapse, and took a hard-fought battle over … 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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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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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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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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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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Play-By-Play Tip-Off Classic Preview

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Plenty of top schools from Pennsylvania–and a few from New Jersey and Maryland–will be in action for the third annual Play By Play Tip-Off Classic at Philadelphia University (Pa.) on Saturday, Dec. 6. Here’s the schedule … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Martin Luther King (Pa.)

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – (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 the … Continue reading

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