Philadelphia Scholastic Basketball, 1986

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All-City

FIRST TEAM

*Lionel Simmons

Southern

Brian Shorter

Gratz

Barry Bekkedam

Carroll

Ivan "Pick" Brown

Bonner

Dennis "Dink" Whitaker

Gratz

SECOND TEAM

Vincent "Butter" Smalls

U. City

Ernest Pollard

Roman

Ellis McKennie

Washing.

Marvin Walters

Gtn. Acad.

Reggie Isaac

Bartram

Rodney Jones

W. Phila.

THIRD TEAM

Ty "Magic" Cromwell

Mastbaum

Derreck Orr

Mastbaum

Kevin Cofield

Roman

Marshall Taylor

Southern

Mike Matthews

La Salle

Public League

Playoffs
ROUND-OF-16
Southern 97, Parkway 47
  Lionel Simmons scored 27 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dealt eight assists. Robert “World” Stokes (19) and Marshall Taylor (10 assists) helped. Andre Ward (11) paced Parkway.
Mastbaum 84, Frankford 70
  Derreck Orr (32 points, 13 rebounds) and Tyrell “Magic” Cromwell (31, 12 assists) did heavy damage. For Frankford, Adrian Burke scored 31 points and Steve Blaker had 17 points, 13 boards.
King 57, Bok 56
  Kenny Samuel (15 points) and Bernard Smith (13) dished four assists apiece and Smith scored the clinching field goal. Brad Atkins (18) and Willie Hartsfield (17) had 13 rebounds apiece for Bok.
Franklin 66, Northeast 42
  Sanford Jenkins had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Bryant “Sad Eyes” Watson added 10 points, seven rebounds, six assists. Kyle Carter (13) led Northeast.
West 69, Central 57
  Eric Williams (17), Mike Monroe (16, 10 rebounds) and Rodney Jones (14) led the way. Rick Shinholster (20) paced Central.
Univ. City 79, Washington 61
  Vincent “Butter” Smalls (25, 16) and David Scott (25, 10) led in points and rebounds. Eric Kegler had 10 assists. Washington’s Ellis McKennie and Dexter Perry scored 15 points each.
Dobbins 73, Kensington 65
  Doug Overton (21) and William “Randy” Slade (19) handled the scoring and Larry Stewart grabbed nine boards. Emanual “Vel” Davis (16) led Kensington.
Gratz 70, Bartram 58
  Brian Shorter erupted for 43 points and 17 rebounds while Dennis “Dink” Whitaker dished 15 assists. Bartram’s Reggie Isaac, who’d scored 84 points in the final game of the regular season to come within six of tying Wilt Chamberlain’s city record, bowed out with 34.
QUARTERFINALS
Southern 65, Franklin 49
  Lionel Simmons had 26 points, 15 rebounds, three assists and four blocks. Robert “World” Stokes added 13 points. Franklin’s Randy Woods scored 16 points.
West 45, Dobbins 44
  Soph Eric Williams scored 12 points and hit two free throws with 0:05 left to clinch it. Rodney Jones recorded 10 rebounds and five blocks and James Hillyard scored 15 points. For Dobbins, William “Randy” Slade had 13 points, 12 boards.
Univ. City 57, King 52 (ot)
  After watching the first half with his arm in a sling (left shoulder injury), Eric Kegler decided to play and finished with eight points, six assists and two steals. James Glass gave UC a 53-52 lead with 0:44 left on a steal and layup. Vincent “Butter” Smalls had 19 points, nine rebounds. King’s Ron Bryant scored 18 points.
Gratz 93, Mastbaum 77
  Brian Shorter remained awesome with 40 points and 19 rebounds. Keith Walls added 13 points and 12 rebounds and Dennis “Dink” Whitaker sprinkled 12 assists. Mastbaum’s Tyrell “Magic” Cromwell had 26 points, 10 assists.
SEMIFINALS
At William Penn
Southern 73, Gratz 71 (ot)
  Brian Shorter shot 14-for-15 from the floor for 33 points, snatched 17 rebounds and created a 63-63 tie by converting a rebound basket with 0:02 left in regulation. And then, with 0:02 left in OT, he was fouled while shooting. He missed the first free throw badly, missed the second on purpose and Al Baur rebounded for Southern. Lionel Simmons led Southern with 29 points, 20 rebounds and four blocks. Marshall Taylor added 16 points, seven assists. Gratz’s Dennis “Dink” Whitaker had 12 assists.
At Southern
Univ. City 58, West 51
  Eric Kegler scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half and James Glass had 12 points, nine boards. West’s Rodney Jones had 18 points, eight rebounds and four blocks.

FINAL
At Temple's McGonigle Hall
Southern 66, Univ. City 64
 
With 21 points and 18 rebounds, Lionel Simmons led Southern to its first title since 1946. Robert "World" Stokes (20 points) and Marshall Taylor (12 points, six assists) were the other key contributors. Stokes won the game with 0:07 left when his 10-foot banker was goaltended by Vincent "Butter" Smalls (12 points, 11 rebounds). Eric Kegler then dribbled the length of the floor and lipped the rim with an 18-footer. UC's David Scott had 21 points.

Standings

DIVISION A
Kensington 12 1
a-Northeast 8 5
Frankford 8 5
a-Washington 7 6
Lincoln 7 6
Eng. & Science 2 11
z-Olney 1 12
   z: Forfeited 10 wins, inel. player.
DIVISION B
Gratz 13 0
King 9 4
Central 7 6
Parkway 6 7
Straw. Mansion 5 8
Roxborough 4 9
Germantown 2 11
DIVISION C
University City 12 1
Mastbaum 10 3
Franklin 8 5
Dobbins 7 6
Edison 6 7
Penn 3 10
Franklin LC 2 11
DIVISION D
Southern 13 0
West Phila. 9 4
Bok 8 5
a-Bartram 6 7
Overbrook 6 7
Lamberton 1 12
Bodine 0 13

Coaches' All-Public

FIRST TEAM

Lionel Simmons

Sou

13 427 32.8

Brian Shorter

Gtz

13 416 32.0

Vincent "Butter" Smalls

UC

13 266 20.5

Ellis McKennie

Wash

13 412 31.7

Dennis "Dink" Whitaker

Gtz

13 122 9.4

Reggie Isaac

Bart

13 405 31.2

Tyrell "Magic" Cromwell

Mast

13 245 18.8

Bruce Harvey

Kens

13 224 17.2

Rodney Jones

West

5 75 15.0

Otto Barbour

Oln

13 251 19.3

SECOND TEAM

Willie Hartsfield

Bok

13 220 16.9

Gavin Furbert

NE

13 291 22.4

Derreck Orr

Mast

13 252 19.4

Marshall Taylor

Sou

13 78 6.0

Doug Overton

Dobb

13 162 12.5

Adrian Burke

Fkd

13 291 22.4

Eric Kegler

UC

13 161 12.4

Jonathan Roberts

Oln

13 220 16.9

Walt Jefferson

King

12 227 18.9

Sean Lloyd

Rox

13 316 24.3

THIRD TEAM

Bryant "Sad Eyes" Watson

Fkn

13 151 11.6

Rick Shinholster

Cent

13 192 14.8

Bernard Smith

King

13 182 14.0

William "Randy" Slade

Dobb

13 199 15.3

Kevin Mason

Penn

13 248 19.1

Emanual "Vel" Davis

Kens

13 213 16.4

Keith Walls

Gtz

13 182 14.0

Joey Evans

Edi

13 186 14.3

Robt. "World" Stokes

Sou

13 170 13.1

Warren Greene

Edi

13 163 12.5

Champs' Rotation

SOUTHERN

Coach

Mitch Schneider

Record

13-0, 25-1

Starters

Lionel Simmons

Marshall Taylor

Al Baur

Clarence Jackson

Robert "World" Stokes

Key Subs

Kevin Smith

Demetrius Butler

Catholic League

Playoffs

North Semifinals
Doubleheader at Villanova Pavilion
Dougherty 58, Judge 45
  Nick Horne shot 10-for-16 for 24 points and took eight rebounds, John Przybylinski mixed 12 points and nine assists and sixth man Mark ‘‘Skit’’ Scardigli had 10 points, seven boards. Larry Lowry (13) led Judge.
North 50, La Salle 38
 
The Falcons put no one in double figures, but four players scored at least eight points. Jim Giedemann and Kevin Comey had five assists each and Mark Morrow grabbed seven rebounds. Mike Matthews (13) led La Salle.
South Semifinals
Doubleheader at Villanova Pavilion
Roman 66, SJ Prep 52
 
Kevin Cofield scored 16 points and Mike Jackson had 13 points and nine rebounds. Nick Goodwin (16), Damu Forman and Pat Mooney (14 apiece) paced The Prep.
O’Hara 54, Carroll 49
 
Bill Kirschner shot 7-for-10 and 6-for-7 for 20 points and seventh man Mike O’Hara packed nine points and two assists into eight minutes. John O’Hare had 13 points, nine boards. Carroll’s John Henning had 16 points, eight boards. South MVP Barry Bekkedam, who’d finished the regular season with school-record outbursts of 37, 38 and 41 points, missed the game with illness.
Semifinals
Doubleheader at Villanova Pavilion
Dougherty 42, North 41
 
Tucked into a corner no more than 3 inches from the sideline and baseline, John Przybylinski (12 points) stuck a jumper with 0:09 left to win it. Bob Coppolino (12) had the last of his six assists. Przybylinski was the defender as North MVP Jim Giedemann missed a last shot for the Falcons.
Roman 42, O’Hara 40 (ot)
 
Melvin ‘‘Sauce’’ Hawkins collected 12 points and six assists and nailed a 22-footer after taking an inbound pass from Ernest Pollard with 0:01 left. Mike Jackson grabbed 11 rebounds. For O’Hara, Jay Armitage scored 12 points and Jim Lynam Jr. watched in agony as a last-second shot to end regulation went in, and then more in, and then spilled out.

FINAL
At Villanova Pavilion
Roman 84, Dougherty 57
  Sub Clayton "Stink" Adams dished 11 assists and Ernest Pollard (22, 11 rebounds) and Kevin Cofield (14) led five double-digit scorers as the Cahillites stormed to victory. Coach Barry Brodzinski used 16 players and, by game's end, three different styles of uniform were in evidence. John Przybylinski (16) and John "Jake" Jones (14) led Dougherty.

Standings

NORTH
Dougherty 13 3
North 11 5
La Salle 10 6
Judge 10 6
Egan 9 7
Wood 8 8
Ryan 5 11
Kenrick 3 13
McDevitt 3 13
SOUTH
Roman 13 1
Carroll 10 4
O'Hara 8 6
SJ Prep 8 6
Bonner 7 7
Neumann 6 8
West 4 10
St. James 0 14

Coaches' All-Catholic

NORTHERN DIVISION

FIRST TEAM

Jim Giedemann

North

14 194 13.9

Tom Martin

Wood

15 247 16.5

Nick Horne

Dough

16 234 14.6

John Jones

Dough

16 204 12.8

Mike Stock

Egan

16 237 14.8

SECOND TEAM

John Jekot

Egan

16 263 16.4

Mike Matthews

La S

16 219 13.7

Chris Fagan

Judge

16 166 10.4

John Przybylinski

Dough

16 180 11.3

Matt Moyer

La S

16 185 11.6

THIRD TEAM

Mark Morrow

North

16 148 9.3

Brian Flynn

Egan

16 188 11.8

Kevin Comey

North

16 166 10.4

Jim Davis

Ken

16 198 12.4

Connie Kilgarriff

Ryan

16 163 10.2

SOUTHERN DIVISION

FIRST TEAM

Barry Bekkedam

Carr

14 330 23.6

Ivan "Pick" Brown

Bonn

14 236 16.9

Ernest Pollard

Roman

14 226 16.1

Kevin Cofield

Roman

14 199 14.2

Frank Giunta

Neum

14 210 15.0

SECOND TEAM

Nick Goodwin

Prep

14 178 12.7

Chris Gardler

St. J

14 228 16.3

Damu Forman

Prep

14 151 10.8

Mike Iorio

Carr

14 168 12.0

Ricky Moyer

West

14 187 13.4

THIRD TEAM

Bill Kirschner

O'H

12 153 12.8

John O'Hare

O'H

14 161 11.5

Shawn Kelly

Roman

13 143 11.0

Melvin "Sauce" Hawkins

Roman

13 127 9.8

Mike Brannan

O'H

14 167 11.9

Champs' Rotation

ROMAN

Coach

Barry Brodzinski

Record

13-1, 29-4

Starters

Ernest Pollard

Kevin Cofield

Shawn Kelly

Mel "Sauce" Hawkins

Mike Jackson

Key Subs

Che Perry

Ed Duncan

Clayton "Stink" Adams

Inter-Ac League

Penn Charter (9-1)
  The clincher came in Game No. 9, a 75-59 win over visiting Haverford. Abe Dunmeyer collected 20 points, nine rebounds and five assists while Matt Guokas (17), Scott Burke (16) and Marv Dunmeyer, Abe’s older brother, had 11 points and six assists. In the finale, Burke (12) led the way as the Quakers bested visiting Gtn. Academy, 58-51, to finish with a school record for wins (23). GA and Haverford placed second at 6-4.

Standings

Penn Charter

9

1

Gtn. Academy

6

4

Haverford Sch.

6

4

Malvern

5

5

Episcopal

4

6

Chestnut Hill

1

9

Coaches' All-Inter-Ac

FIRST TEAM

Marvin Walters

GA

10 206 20.6

Mark Burke

CH

10 154 15.4

Gary Duda

MP

10 163 16.3

Jeff Hines

EA

10 161 16.1

Abe Dunmeyer

PC

10 106 10.6

Ed McCrystal

HS

10 148 14.8

SECOND TEAM

Steve Shook

HS

10 123 12.3

Marv Dunmeyer

PC

10 70 7.0

Rob Tribuiani

MP

10 115 11.5

Paul Gilhool

EA

10 140 14.0

Craig White

GA

10 156 15.6

Matt Guokas

PC

10 135 13.5

Champs' Rotation

PENN CHARTER

Coach

Bill Michuda

Record

9-1, 23-2

Starters

Marv Dunmeyer

Matt Guokas

Abe Dunmeyer

Scott Burke

Pete Jacquinto

Key Subs

Chris White

Leon Caldwell

Brien Tilley