Boys basketball

Friday, December 30, 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Reading High at Pottsville (Boys basketball)
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Highlights: Tyrone Nesby and Lonnie Walker IV each scored 12 points as Reading High defeated Pottsville 51-38 in a non-league game at Martz Hall.

The Red Knights (7-2) scored the final eight points of the first quarter to take the lead for good at 13-8.

Reading's lead grew to 15 early in the fourth quarter.

Wesley Butler scored 11 for Reading.

Jordan Abdo had a team-high 12 for the Crimson Tide (3-2), all in the second half.

Walker also had a game-high nine rebounds and two assists but struggled at the foul line, making just 3-of-10.

For a complete report, read Mike Drago's story in the print edition of the Reading Eagle or on-line at

Reading High Stats
Butler, Wesley3 4734022211
Walker IV, Lonnie4 48310139212
Nesby IV, Tyrone13 41112375112
Cook, Isiah24 152213715
Comfort, Tymir31 020000800
Dixon, R.J.1 380100516
Abreu, Cristian 010000100
Starks, Xavier2 240012105
Whitfield, Kahari20 000000000
Totals 184691961741751
Pottsville Stats
Abdo, Justin 41200265310
Wood, Eli 260024416
Melochick, Josh 000000100
Pellish, Alex 370000916
Abdo, Jordan 422331134112
Barnes, Mason 230001004
Hahner, JR 010001100
Timberlake, Tyler 000000100
Totals 15513352528638