Boys basketball

Friday, December 28, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
Norristown at Reading High (Boys basketball)
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Highlights: Tournament MVP Mickeel Allen scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Norristown held off Reading High 63-56 in the 45th annual Reading Holiday Tournament.

Wesley Butler led the Red Knights (4-5) with 23 points. He was named to the all-tournament team along with Reading's Denim Adams, Steel-High's Mikai Flowers, Downingtown East's Tariq Kalim and Norristown's Aaron Reddish.

Reddish had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Eagles (8-1).

Reading pulled within two points of the lead three times in the final quarter but couldn't get over the hump as the Eagles hit 5-of-6 free throws in the final minute.

In the consolation game, Downingtown East defeated Steel-High 70-41.

The Red Knights lost in the championship game last year to Dunbar (Md.), 56-54.

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

Norristown Stats
Sanford, Marcus 360013537
Lyons, Tyler 390013207
Reddish, Aaron 3789028214
Edwards, Xavier 330000726
Allen, Mickeel 69570010017
Kinney, Nizer 360022108
Tubbs, Vernon 152402124
Anderson, Willie 000000000
Totals 2245152041236963
Reading High Stats
Brea, Choco 2 164401116
Butler, Wesley 3 81822581323
Chapman, Joey5 000000000
Colter, Daniel 12 5924033112
Adams, Denim 45 4734005111
Jones, Jordan 140001432
Mato, Juan21 120000312
Totals 20461114513191056