Cheltenham and Abington boys’ basketball facing off in SOL quarters, CHS grad Jack ‘Silk’ Clark contributes to Clemson win

The Cheltenham High School boys’ basketball team will take on Abington Senior High School tonight in a quarterfinal matchup of the Suburban One League Championship tournament.

The Panthers (17-5) are ranked #4 in the conference and the Ghosts (17-5) are ranked #5. The game tips at 7:00pm in Wyncote.

Abington won the regular-season meeting 72-61 behind 18 points from senior Jeremiah Lee and 16 by senior Kamari Brashear. Cheltenham junior Josiah Hutson has already surpassed 1,000 career points.

For the tournament bracket, you can click here.

In related news, 2018 Cheltenham High School graduate and current Clemson University basketball guard Jack “Silk” Clark has returned to the starting lineup after an injury-plagued senior season.

Clark helped Clemson upset the third-ranked North Carolina Tarheels 80-76 at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on Tuesday night before a crowd of 20,689. He contributed six points and seven rebounds in 34 minutes of play in the win.

In 62 tries, it is only the second time that Clemson has beaten North Carolina in Chapel Hill, local historian Chuck Langerman said.

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Photos: CSD, Clemson University