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Every so often, we'll publish photos of people in
or around the game as a way
of providing recognition. If you see Ted on the trail and think someone's photo,
even yours, deserves to be posted on www.tedsilary.com, speak up.
EPISCOPAL 60, N. CATHOLIC 46 12/31
Episcopal's Mike Yocum shoots over Joe Rod.
Wayne Ellington makes a bounce pass past John
Wayne Ellington defends and Hanif Edwards (11) passes to John Adamski.
Andrew Pomager operates between Mike Yocum (L) and Wayne Ellington.
Gerald Henderson comes out to challenge Nate Edwards.
Hanif Edwards ponders a trip down the lane as Wayne Ellington
fight through a Joe Rod pick.
CARDINAL O'HARA TOURNAMENT 12/30
O'Hara 59, Lamberton 40
Marcellus Miller sets a mighty big pick on Gabe Diaz as Brandon
Tucker drives the left baseline.
Nafis Ricks starts a move on Anthony Walters as Marcellus Miller
to knock Walters into oblivion (smile). Rich "Dickie V" Varrasse can only
shudder at what's coming.
The College of Cardinals? No, O'Hara's Bud Gardler and his seven
assistants. One is
partially obscured. I told Bud we're checking to see whether an 8-man staff is a world
Rich "Dickie V" Varrasse connects on a free throw.
Maybe. He hit two of five. I actually forget
whether this one succeeded.
JACK SCHOTT MEMORIAL TOURNEY 12/29
Holy Ghost Prep 54, Frankford 47
Frankford's Ryan Smith defends.
Maurice Miller tries to work off a pick set by Malik Tinsley.
Lewis Leonard ponders his next move against a much
Maurice Miller (L) and Lewis Leonard turn to head
upcourt as HGP starts a break.
SCHOLASTIC PLAY-BY-PLAY SHOWCASE 12/28
Involving Episcopal and Gtn. Academy
Dylan Brown runs the show in Episcopal's win over Chester.
Star Wayne Ellington heads for the bench in the waning moments as
stream out of the gym in the background.
Two big'uns get things started in the GA-Haddonfield game as GA's
Ott (L) jumps against 7-1 junior Brian Zoubek.
Kyle Griffin makes a move out front as Zoubek covers Ott on the side of the lane.
Assistant Mike Hannigan steps forward to make a point as head
coach Jim Fenerty momentarily
yields the floor (smile).
Ryan Ayers defends out front as Brian Grimes minds Zoubek down low.
AUGUSTINIAN SHOOTOUT, AT MALVERN 12/27
Involving Bonner and Malvern
Bonner's Jeff Jones shoots and . . . hey, where's the
ball? Credit the "block" to the basket support.
Phil D'Ambrosio runs Bonner's offense. His choices include Derrick Graff in the post and Jeff Jones on the wing.
Tim Vanderslice launches a left-corner trey.
Bonner's Mike Heppler looks to make an entry pass.
The sun pours through the window . . . and the American flag.
Malvern's Tom Grandieri cradles a rebound.
JUDGE 49, BERGEN CATHOLIC (NJ) 45 12/26
Judge coach Bill Fox rallies his squad during a timeout.
Damien Palantino sends an entry pass to Art Livingston.
Will Taggert keeps the ball hoppin'.
FREIRE CHARTER 55, ENG. AND SCIENCE 45 12/23
LaShae Mixon helps E&S' Jaret Richardson with his pre-game
least that was what she claimed she was doing -- smile).
Freire's Malik McClellan scrambles to retrieve a loose ball vs. Jaret Richardson.
The same two guys battle out front and it looks like the other
are barely paying attention.
GTN. ACADEMY 45, SJ PREP 31 12/22
(Photos by Kevin Silary)
GA's Ryan Ayers arrives a shade too late to block Reggie Redding's shot.
Kirk Jones releases a free throw.
Andrew Ott snags a rebound.
DOBBINS 49, STRAW. MANSION 45 12/21
Damon Griffin stands his ground as Matthew "Moo" Johnson plots a move.
Dobbins' Steve Sydnor uses a ball fake to keep Tyree Saunders at bay.
Dujuan Anderson tries to blow past Matthew "Moo" Johnson.
This is the northeast corner of Dobbins' gym. Notice the thing
that looks like a fireplace
and comes out onto the floor. Also notice to the left how close the three-point line is
to the sideline. It's a legendary place and a must-see for any hoops fan.
Matthew "Moo" Johnson follows through on a third-quarter
that gives Mansion a 30-29 lead.
Kassim Green tries to muscle up John Brooks.
NORTH CATHOLIC 60, PENN CHARTER 45 12/17
North's Nate Edwards looks to pass as Sammy Zeglinski sizes him
up. At right is PC coach
Jim "Flipper" Phillips.
Penn Charter's Brian Teuber falls to the floor while driving the
left baseline. The defender is Brett Bryan.
North's Nate Edwards is defended by Kevin McGarvey.
GERMANTOWN 73, SWENSON 38 12/16
Germantown's managers know they're da bombettes (smile). L to R --
Dianne Bess, Fatima Everett,
Zhakia Thomas and Jevonna Sumpter.
Tyrell Coleman covers Vincent Tucker-Hall.
Devon Price barely has to jump to catch an entry pass. Brandon
Tinney was unable
to deflect it on the way in.
CATCHING UP . . .
Here are some photos taken by Jon "Duck" Gray at the recent event at
Neumann-Goretti's Derrick "D.J." Rivera releases a flip
shot in the lane vs. Abington Friends.
N-G's David Burton collects his hardware from Amauro.
OVERBROOK 72, WEST PHILA. 59 12/14
Tyrick "Pookie" Moy, who had 23 points and 25 rebounds,
sets up in high post as Michael
Jones runs the offense.
Vernis Lassiter advances the ball over halfcourt.
SJ PREP 53, GRATZ 49 12/13
Gratz coach Leonard Poole, as framed by Abdullah Moon (40) and Sean Gilbert (20).
The Prep's Corey O'Rourke counts Ameer Ali's fillings. Also in the
pic are Gratz'
Abdullah Moon and Prep's Reggie Redding.
Referee Mike Jackson counts as Joe Fox brings up the ball and Malik Alvin defends.
CENTRAL 53, ENG. AND SCIENCE 33 12/10
Central's Scott Rodgers guards Andre Murphy.
Marquis Coates blocks Scott Rodgers' path. No. 21 to the left is Fred Gresham.
EDISON 56, MASTBAUM 55 12/10
Mastbaum's stands were condemned, then removed, a couple seasons
ago. Fear not. If you get
there early enough, you can pull up a milk crate as provided by athletic director Steve Green.
Gotta stay behind the rope, though.
Edison's Steve Martin dribbles between his legs as David Pough defends.
Coach Jim Taylor speaks with his Mastbaum squad.
PREP CHARTER 48, IMHOTEP CHARTER 43 12/9
Imhotep's drill team was kickin' it at halftime . . .
And so was the drumline.
Imhotep's Dominic Washington looks to pass.
DELAWARE VALLEY 63, NUEVA ESPERANZA 12/3
Del Val's Vincent Danao whips a pass past Eric Drew.
Nueva Esperanza's cheerleaders and teachers (and some parents, I guess) stood along the baseline.