Boys basketball

Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Reading High at State College (Boys basketball)
 1st Qtr2nd Qtr3rd Qtr4th QtrFinal
Reading High1317261975
State College1717171566
Highlights: Xavier Starks scored 20 points and R.J. Dixon had 17 as Reading High knocked off unbeaten State College 75-66 in the final game of the Trinity Play-By-Play Classic.

The Red Knights (16-2), ranked No. 7 in the state, dug out of a 15-3 hole midway through the first quarter and gradually gained momentum in running down the third-ranked Little Lions (15-1).

Starks hit a 3-pointer a minute into the second quarter to give Reading its first lead at 18-17.

State College, led by 14 first-half points from Princeton recruit Drew Frieburg, went into intermission ahead 34-30.

The Red Knights took the lead for good at 46-43 on Starks' 3-pointer with 3:58 left in the third quarter.

Larry Wingo came off the Reading bench to supply 13 points and a game-high nine rebounds. Ricki Lopez had 12 points and seven rebounds and Wesley Buttler had 10 points and four assists.

Frieberg finished with a game-high 23 points.

A week ago Reading High knocked off Hazleton, which came into the Geigle unbeaten and ranked No. 3 in state.

Reading High Stats
Dixon, R.J. 1 5769136217
Starks, Xavier 2 71123473520
Butler, Wesley 3 21056165410
Colter, Daniel 12 130000002
Lopez, Ricki 24 5622007012
Wingo, Larry 11 46510009113
Mato, Juan 31 000000200
Heath, Bobby 5 001200101
Whitfield, Kahari 20 000000100
Norfleet, Augustine 21 000000000
Totals 24432132616381275
State College Stats
Ellis, 122400304
McNulty, 150001302
Clark, 51002005410
Benner, 115600407
Villarouel, 252201316
Friberg, J. 000000000
Friberg, T. 61412150114
Friberg, D 822562105323
Totals 2459152231727966