Boys basketball

Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ 8:00 PM
Perkiomen Valley at Reading High (Boys basketball)
 1st Qtr2nd Qtr3rd Qtr4th QtrFinal
Perkiomen Valley1416111152
Reading High1015142362
Highlights: Tyrone Nesby IV and Lonnie Walker IV combined for 17 fourth-quarter points to spark a furious comeback as Reading High defeated Perkiomen Valley in a PIAA Class 6A second-round game at Santander Arena.

The Red Knights (27-3) trailed by seven points early in the final quarter before running off a devastating 16-0 burst to take the Vikings (23-7) out.

Nesby finished with 20 points and Walker with 18.

Justin Jaworski scored a game-high 21 for the Vikings, who finished eighth in the District 1 Tournament before taking out District 12 champ Roman Catholic.

Reading didn’t take the lead for good until Nesby stole a pass and fed to Walker, who slammed it home for a 51-50 lead with 2:51 left.

The Red Knights, the third-place finisher in District 3, advance to the state quarterfinals meet the winner of Friday’s game between Pocono Mountain West and Plymouth-Whitemarsh.

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

Perkiomen Valley Stats
Jaworski, Justin 11 81323366221
Light, Andrew 12 020001440
Strechay, Tyler 13 230023506
Owens, Sean 15 490012229
Millheim, Hogan 34 6844004016
Gorla, Joe 33 000000000
Graves, Dante 35 000000000
Totals 20356761224852
Reading High Stats
Butler, Wesley3 274600138
Walker IV, Lonnie4 81425055318
Nesby IV, Tyrone13 61156383220
Cook, Isiah24 4501233010
Comfort, Tymir31 000000200
Starks, Xavier2 020001000
Dixon, R.J.1 111200013
Genao Batista, Jose 15 120012003
Totals 2242122061917962