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Boys basketball loses 49-48 to Neshaminy

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By Alex Carder and Lily Chen, Staff Reporter and Design Editor

The boys’ varsity basketball team played Neshaminy on Monday, losing 49-48.

Conestoga secured an early 12-10 lead in the first quarter, with baskets scored by sophomore Cory Hogan and junior Ben Robinson. They helped ’Stoga maintain its momentum through the second quarter as it entered halftime up 28-20. 

Senior Westin Fryberger scored points in the third quarter, helping the Pioneers hold on to a 35-31 lead. In the fourth quarter, the two teams went back and forth, but after some free throws, Conestoga led by five points with 16 seconds left. Neshaminy got the ball back with 0.6 seconds to go in the game, scoring a half court buzzer beater and securing a win of 49-48 over Conestoga.

The boys will play their next game against Lower Merion on Tuesday, Jan. 30.

Check out some photos from the game below!

Boys Basketball vs Neshaminy 10/29/24

Alex Carder can be reached at [email protected].

Lily Chen can be reached at [email protected].

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About the Contributors
Alex Carder, Staff Reporter
Alex Carder is a sophomore and Staff Reporter for The Spoke. He loves both Conestoga and Philadelphia sports. He also played baseball for the Conestoga freshman baseball team last year.
Lily Chen, Design Editor
Lily Chen is a sophomore and the Design Editor of The Spoke. She designs graphic spreads, covers community events and 'Stoga sports, and has a passion for photography. Outside of the newsroom, she is a member of many clubs at Conestoga, including Speech and Debate and HOSA.