Boys basketball

Sunday, March 19, 2017 @ 3:30 PM
Plymouth-Whitemarsh at Reading High (Boys basketball)
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Highlights: Lonnie Walker IV and Tyrone Nesby IV each scored 20 points and Reading High scored the final 11 points of the game to beat Plymouth-Whitemarsh 70-61 in a PIAA Class 6A quarterfinal at Temple University's Liacouras Center.

The Red Knights (28-3) trailed 61-59 with 2:10 left before Isiah Cook scored a pair of baskets to give them the lead. They hit 7-of-8 free throws in the final minute to pull away from the Colonials (25-6).

Reading advances to the state semifinals Tuesday back at Temple against Archbishop Ryan, the third-place finisher out of District 12.

Jose Genao scored 12 points and Cook 11 for the Knights.

The Red Knights and Colonials both were beaten in the PIAA semifinals last season.

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

Plymouth-Whitemarsh Stats
Horn, Ish 460211819
McLeod, Naheem 120000202
Walker, Matt 131213414
Houston, Cheo 132200104
Williams, Ahmad 312912038315
Glover, Alan 272201606
Breeden, Kareem 110000202
Paul, Jason 122212205
Lawrence, Devon 000000000
Tilghman, Kevin 3667231114
Cooper, Danny 000000000
Totals 1742222951337661
Reading High Stats
Butler, Wesley3 172201334
Walker IV, Lonnie4 61769047220
Nesby IV, Tyrone13 81311364120
Cook, Isiah24 4522123111
Comfort, Tymir31 000000000
Starks, Xavier2 040001110
Dixon, R.J.1 131200203
Genao Batista, Jose 15 4723242212
Lopez, Ricki25 000000000
Totals 24561419618251070