In local boys’ basketball action from Saturday:
The Knoch Knights defeated Mercyhurst Prep in the Freeport Christmas Tournament, winning by a final of 71-53. Ryan Lang scored 24 points, and tournament MVP Scott Fraser finished with 18. Saturday’s win was also coach Ron McNabb’s 100th at Knoch. He is the third Knoch coach to earn the milestone, and was the fastest to reach the mark.
The Butler Golden Tornado fell to Beaver Falls, losing by a final of 74-70. Devin Carney led Butler with 26 points.