Boys basketball

Saturday, March 12, 2016 @ 12:00 PM
Chester at Reading High (Boys basketball)
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Highlights: Lonnie Walker IV scored 30 points and Khary Mauras had 17 points and 12 rebounds as Reading High defeated Chester 73-64 in a PIAA Class AAAA quarterfinal at Temple's Liacouras Center.

The Red Knights (28-3) advance to the state semifinals Tuesday to meet District 8-AAAA champ Allderdice (27-1), site and time to be announced.

The Red Knights went ahead on Damon Stern's free throw in the final minute of the first quarter and led the entire way, building a 20-point lead late in the fourth quarter en route to their 23rd straight win.

Walker scored 10 points in the final quarter, hitting 8-of-10 free throws.

Reading made 16-of-22 free throws in the final quarter to hold off a 30-point outburst by the Clippers (22-8).

Stern finished with 11 points.

Reading will play in the state semifinals for the first time since 1983.

For a complete report, read stories by Mike Drago and Jason Guarente in the Sunday edition of the Reading Eagle and on-line at

Chester Stats
Campbell, 71245484422
Davis Jr., 41334014111
Hinson, 140002112
Sudan, 41036005111
Henry, 340000606
Collins, 2101203515
Carter, 270013005
Jones, 010000200
Colbert, 110100502
Camper, 010000000
Green-Bailey, 000200000
Totals 2463112051735864
Reading High Stats
Mauras, Khary3 479110112517
Walker IV, Lonnie4 8131013477530
Stern, Damon12 2658245111
Cook, Isiah24 261212306
Medina, Oenis44 130400402
McCutchen, Keyon5 361201407
Dixon, R.J.11 000000000
Starks, Xavier2 000000000
Totals 20412640715381173