Central Penn men’s basketball team defeated Penn State York 82–62 at home on Thursday and Penn State Lehigh Valley 89–75 on Friday in an away contest. Ryan Lawrence pumped in 18 points in both games. In the victory over Penn State York, Noah Baylor added 13 and Deon Tabb 12.
In the win over Penn State Lehigh Valley, five Knights were in double figures. In addition to Lawrence, Baylor scored 19, Tyler White 12, Tabb 11 and Tyreak Woodard 10.
The Knights next face NHTI from Concord, N.H., on Saturday in a tournament in Media, Pa.
The Lady Knights were outmatched against Penn State Lehigh Valley, losing 85–50 in an away contest on Friday. Ja'Lynn Burton-Jones pumped in 27 points and Jahrae Patterson contributed 11 in the loss.
Central Penn shook off the loss by defeating Penn State Scranton 72–55 in an away game on Saturday. Burton-Jones led all scorers with 30 points. Patterson and Micaela Sensenig both chipped in 13 for the victors.
The Lady Knights face HACC Wednesday night in Harrisburg.