OREFIELD, Penn. -- Junior point guard Japhet McNeil scored eight of his 14 points in the fourth quarter to help Christ the King erase a second half deficit and emerge with a 53-42 victory over Allentown Central Catholic on Saturday afternoon at the Lehigh Valley Hoop Festival.
The Royals trailed 37-33 entering the fourth quarter of play, but outscored Allentown Central Catholc 20-5 to win going away.
McNeil hit a pair of three pointers during the run, and CK also got key late game contributions from junior guard Mitch Beauford (13 points) and senior forward Eric Martin, who scored all five of his points in the fourth quarter.
Junior guard Jimmy Curran led Central Catholic with 15 points and senior forward Matt Trinkle added 11 in the loss.