The Pennant

Boys Basketball: Penn knocks off Concord

Penn High School’s Kingsmen unleashed a relentless defensive effort and defeated Concord, 52-31, in Boys Basketball  action on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.

Markus Burton led Penn with seven steals. Penn limited Concord to 29.3 percent shooting (12-of-41) and forced 14 turnovers. The Kingsmen outscored Concord 17-6 in points off of turnovers.

Derek Derda led Penn in scoring with 15 points. Carter Hickey scored 12 points, and Tobias Patton scored nine points.

PENN 52: Carter Hickey 12, Markus Burton 6, Joe Smith 2, Seamus Penney 0, Jayden Doster 0, Evan Groves 0, Derek Derda 15, Tobias Patton 9, Gabriel Gatete 2, Casey Shultz 4, Caleb Fischer 2, Cole Wojciechowski 0.

Concord 31: Jack D’Arcy 3, Paxton Starrett 1, Braedon Taylor 6, Andres Dixon 0, Gavin Smith 3, Amarion Moore 0, Payton Fish 8, Griffin Swartout 2, Zaven Koltookian 8, Anthony Roberts 0.

PENN     15     12     15     10 — 52

Concord   3       8      13      7 — 31

Three-pointers: PENN 3 (Carter Hickey 2, Tobias Patton 1), Concord 1 (Smith 1). Shooting: PENN 23-of-47 for 48.9 percent, Concord 12-of-41 for 29.3 percent. Rebounding: PENN 29 (Carter Hickey 7, Tobias Patton 6, Casey Shultz 6), Concord 23 (Fish 5).