Patriots advance to championship

Central Bucks East boys’ basketball sent back Vista, 51-37, on Saturday and has advanced to the final of the KSA Events Holiday Tournament in Orlando, Fla. The Patriots blitzed Vista from the start, taking a 17-5 lead after one quarter. Brendan McLaughlin deposited 14 points and added five rebounds and four assists for the victors. Tommy Strasburger managed 12 points. Blake Peterson contributed six points, eight rebounds and three blocks. CB East shot 20 for 30 from the line.