Patriots take opener in Florida

Using a 17-2 second quarter, Central Bucks East boys’ basketball defeated Creek, 46-36, in the first round of the KSA Events Holiday Tournament in Orlando, Fla., on Friday. Tommy Strasburger poured in 15 points for the Patriots. He also had 10 rebounds. Brendan McLaughlin and Travis Ives each added eight points to the winning cause. CB East improved to 2-3 overall.