Here’s Thursday’s action.
His first attempt was blocked away, but that merely gave Travis Smith another crack at being the hero for Academy Park. He made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to lift the Knights past Interboro, 59-57, as detailed by Matt Chandik. Reigning Daily Times Player of the Year Rondae Jefferson was selected to the prestigious McDonald’s All-America game, as you can see here and here. Matt’s weekly notebook takes a look at how Nelson Blickman is raising expectations at Radnor. And the rest of the high school action leads with Upper Darby boys swimming’s Dan Burns‘ odd combination of winning the diving and 500 free to spark the Royals to a 96-79 Central League win over Marple Newtown.